What's wrong with management accounting research? The potential of ethnography
Ahrens, T. (1996) What's wrong with management accounting research? The potential of ethnography. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, 14pp. (Discussion Papers in Accounting and Management Science, (96-124) ).
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Recently, Hammersley (What's Wrong with Ethnography: Routledge: 1992) and Silverman ( Interpreting Qualitative Data: 1993) have de-emphasised the distinction between qualitative and quantitative research and suggested to integrate them to make social science more valid. I argue that the management accounting research ahould be aware of that debate, but that the resort to "little tables" which intersperse the qualitative analysis with simple, supportive statistics is a second best option for this field
|Item Type:||Monograph (Discussion Paper)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
|Date Deposited:||30 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:28|
|Publisher:||University of Southampton|
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