MGMT 8101: Theory Building and Research Design

This guide brings together key print and electronic resources to support development of your research proposal, including problem formulation, theory building, research design, and problem solving.

Locate Scholarly Articles

Professional Publications by Organization

Find books, journals and more published by specific professional/academic organizations.  

Catalogs to locate additional research materials

Open Access Scholarship and Archival Collections

Research Administration

Research Design Topics

Suggested reading:

Copyright Information & Education

Copyright information from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Review links at the following site to learn more about copyright generally and specifically consideration for your personal  scholarship and research.


Copyright Information  -


Philosophies of Science

Problem Formulation

Research Designs

Overall approaches to social research

Experiments - experimental designs

Survey Designs - quasi-experimental

Field Studies in Change Processes

Qualitative Studies - ethnographic methods

Evaluation Designs - evaluation research

Clinical / Action Research

Grounded Theory Building Design

Case Study Methods

Sampling & Sample Size - Coming Soon!

Implementing Research Findings

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