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Volume 14 Issue 1 / Sep 2016  pp1‑70

Editor: Ann Brown

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EJBRM Volume 14 Issue 1, 2016  pp1‑2

Ann Brown

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From Conference Paper to Journal Article: The long and Winding Road  pp3‑7

Les Worrall

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Matrix‑Collage: An Innovative Methodology for Qualitative Inquiry in Social Systems  pp8‑27

Ehsan Soltanifar, Manochehr Ansari

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Appropriate Conceptualisation: The Foundation of Any Solid Quantitative Research  pp28‑38

David Onen

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Using Phenomenological Constructivism (PC) to Discuss a Mixed Method Approach in Information Systems Research  pp39‑49

Fenio Annansingh, Kerry Howell

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Abstract: This paper used phenomenological constructivism to demonstrate and evaluate a mixed method approach for conducting information systems research. It evaluated the implementation and implications of mixed methods approach as an exploratory and inductive research method. A case study which made use of in‑ depth interviews was used to provide the dominant qualitative (QUAL) method. Following this, a questionnaire survey was used to provide the results for the less dominant method which is the quantitative (QUAN) data. The mixed method approach was adopted to enhance the completeness and accuracy of the interpretation of the study. It provided a number of recommendations for the use of mixed methods approach for IS projects. 


Keywords: Keywords: Case study, Information systems, Mixed methods, Phenomenological constructivism


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Researchers Beware of Predatory and Counterfeit Journals: Are Academics Gullible?  pp50‑59

Shawren Singh, Dan Remenyi

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A Reflection on Intercept Survey Use in Thailand: Some Cultural Considerations for Transnational Studies  pp60‑70

Chanchai Phonthanukitithaworn, Carmine Sellitto

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