Phenomenology as a method for exploring management practice
Anosike, Paschal, Ehrich, Lisa C., & Ahmed, Pervaiz (2012) Phenomenology as a method for exploring management practice. International Journal of Management Practice (IJMP), 5(3), pp. 205-224.
Phenomenology is a term that has been described as a philosophy, a research paradigm, a methodology, and equated with qualitative research. In this paper first we clarify phenomenology by tracing its movement both as a philosophy and as a research method. Next we make a case for the use of phenomenology in empirical investigations of management phenomena. The paper discusses a selection of central concepts pertaining to phenomenology as a scientific research method, which include description, phenomenological reduction and free imaginative variation. In particular, the paper elucidates the efficacy of Giorgi’s descriptive phenomenological research praxis as a qualitative research method and how its utility can be applied in creating a deeper and richer understanding of management practice.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Phenomenology, Descriptive phenomenology, Management research, Management practice, Education management, Internal Marketing|
|ISSN:||1741-8143 (online) 1477-9064 (print)|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Inderscience.|
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|Deposited On:||23 Sep 2012 23:21|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2016 13:51|
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