While characterizing research issues and finding their suitable solutions, we have to take after an organized approach. An intelligent arrangement of steps should be performed appropriate from choosing a theme of research to report writing. Each observing should be fortified by arguments, which are adequately substantiated by data. Research in administration zones needs huge experimentation and data support. Management research requires more technical rigours and practical insights. However, not much of the available reading materials provides extensive focus on management research. Yet students are required to comprehend the nitty-gitty of doing research – right from developing their project reports to final dissertation, as part of their core curriculum. This book is well –equipped with fundamentals of research and research designs. Written in a simple language, it covers all facets of management areas with details of statistical tools required for analysis in a research work. Many practical examples and tips for management researchers strengthen the content of this book. It is an essential reading for social science students as well as for those who are aspiring to do their doctoral work in social science. It conforms to the core syllabus of all universities and institutes.
Dr. Faizan Danish is working as a Lecturer in Statistics at Department of Mathematics and Statistics , Government Degree College, Shopian, J&K India. He has done Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics from Division of Statistics and Computer Science, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Jammu, J&K, India and Post Graduation from Department of Statistics , University of Kashmir , Srinagar, J&K, India. His research interests are Sampling theory , Mathematical Programming and Applied Statistics . He is recipient of the IMRF Young Scientist Awards for his incredible contribution towards the research and has published research articles in reputed journals of Statistics and Mathematics . Not only had this, but also he has published a book and several chapters in different areas of Statistics. He has presented a number of papers in several national as well as international conferences.
Dr. Anil Bhat, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics, Division of Agricultural Economics & ABM, SKUAST-Jammu possesses a meritorious academic record. He has done M.Sc. (Agril. Economics) from the Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut and Ph.D. (Agril. Economics) from the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. He also holds the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Marketing from Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry. He is the recipient of certificate of "SPS measures under WTO" from WTO, Geneva, Switzerland. He has 50 publications including 12 book chapters and seven books to his credit. He has guided 5 research students (M. Sc. and MBA Agri Business Management) as Major Advisor. He is the member of four professional societies and is also reviewer and editor of professional journals. Besides, he is also the recipient of Young Associate Scientist Award in the field of Agricultural Economics and has also received number of paper presentation awards. His field of expertise is production, marketing and agri-business management.