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Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management (Hardcover)

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Are you undertaking (or thinking of doing) a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or other professional doctorate (PD) in business and management?  Or perhaps you’re supervising and delivering one of these programmes?  This is your complete - and practical - guide to succeeding on this course.

A Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management has been written by a team of experts with experience of the challenges faced in both studying for and supervising professional doctorates in business and management.  Inside they address the key issues faced, in particular how these courses differ from a traditional PhD, and the different skills and approach needed for success.

Chapters explore the nature and importance of PDs as leading change in the professional world of practice, and how they need to differ from traditional forms of doctorate such as PhDs.  The guide also offers practical guidance on researching in this particular mode, and through writing and publishing a thesis, making a valuable contribution to professional knowledge.

This is a practical guide for anyone undertaking a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or other professional doctorate (PD) in business and management.

It has been written by a team of experts with experience of the challenges faced in both studying for and supervising professional doctorates in business and management, addressing the key issues faced, in particular, how they differ from a PhD and the different skills and approach required to succeed.

Chapters look at how PD/DBAs differ from PhDs in their focus, and provide practical guidance on the process of formation and delivery and the various methodological approaches that are appropriate to this mode of research.

Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Business + Money Management, Education
Sub-Genre: Adult + Continuing Education, Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Language: English
Street Date: November 12, 2015
TCIN: 21511892
UPC: 9781446298329
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-0734

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