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PDBA 601 Management and Business Research
Department: Doctor of Business Administration
Module Description: The purpose of this research-based module is to introduce students to the latest seminal research publications. This is necessary so that the candidates will develop a deep understanding of the core disciplines and research streams within the management and its cognitive disciplines. This will assist the candidates to acquire a strong disciplinary knowledge foundation based on recent publications and direct the candidates to the current research themes in each discipline in the portfolio of professional doctorate. The module will cover the major research streams and fundamental disciplines in each of the four subject areas within management discipline.
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- Easterby-Smith, M. et al. (2018). Management & business research. 6th edn. Los Angeles: SAGE.
- Harzing, A.W. and Pinnington, A.H. (eds.) (2019). International human resource management. 5th ed. London: Sage.
- Hill, A. and Hill, T. (2012). Operations management. 3rd edn. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Peng, M. W. and Meyer, K. (2019). International business. 3rd edn. Andover, Hampshire: Cengage Learning.
- Saunders, M. N. K., Lewis, P. and Thornhill, A. (2019). Research methods for business students. 8 edn. Harlow, United Kingdom: Pearson.