Research Methods for Public Administrators

6th Edition

Elizabethann O'Sullivan; Gary Rassel; Maureen Berner; Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro
eISBN-13: 9781317191766

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Research Methods for Public Administrators introduces students to the methodological tools public administrators and policy analysts use to conduct research in the twenty-first century. Full of engaging examples and step-by-step instructions to illustrate common research methods and techniques, this book provides future administrators with an unshakeable foundation in model building, research design, and statistical applications.
New to the Sixth Edition:

Sections addressing recent developments in research methods, such as Big Data and Exploratory Data Analysis

Expanded coverage of digital media, including internet surveys and survey data collection by tablet computers

Greater focus on qualitative research methods and their strengths and weaknesses relative to quantitative methods

Updated study items, knowledge questions, homework exercises, and problem assignments for each chapter

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ISBNs 9780205856251, 020585625X, 9781317191766, 1317191765
Language English
Number of Pages 545
Edition 6th