HomeJPAIR Multidisciplinary Research Journalvol. 7 no. 1 (2012)

Research Methodology Strategies in Strategic Management

José G. Vargas-hernández

Discipline: Education, Management



This paper reviews and examines how strategic management researchers apply research methods, and what strategies are used as part of the research process, to locate, organize, manage, transform, create, communicate and evaluate research tools, data and information resources. It also analyzes recent developments on research methodology to create scientific knowledge in theory building and practice in strategic management offering an overview of methodologies used in strategic management research. The assessment of strategic management's research methodology is based on a review and analysis of strategies for the incorporation of knowledge of managerial research methods. Finally, the paper identifies and discusses some methodological research issues and reviews future directions on research methodologies in strategic management.