Research Methods in Human Resource Management

Overview of research in human resource management; sources of topics in human resource management research; research problem identification and definition process with specific reference to human resource management; research purpose, objectives and significance with reference to human resource management; hypotheses; literature review focus, scope, style and purpose; types of research design; choice of a design; population; sample design; data types; collection instruments and procedures; data analysis: procedures, techniques and results; citation and referencing practices; overview of research proposal writing with specific reference to human resource management.