Tag Archives: Research

Free access article: Jordan, Gross, Javernick-Will and Garvin (2011)

Jordan, E; Gross, M E; Javernick-Will, A N and Garvin, M J (2011) Use and misuse of qualitative comparative analysis. Construction Management and Economics, 29(11), 1159-73. This paper is available for free download until 31 March 2012. Abstract: Research in … Continue reading

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How to avoid desk-rejection

Before papers are sent for refereeing, editors check newly-submitted papers for a range of features. Authors can check these things themselves, and increase the likelihood that their papers will proceed from the editor’s desk and into the refereeing process. This … Continue reading

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How to write informative abstracts

Abstracts are frequently the least informative part of a paper. They should be the most informative part. Continue reading

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How to review a research paper

The text below originally appeared in an ARCOM Newsletter. I reproduce a revised version here to make it more accessible to new researchers who might not be combing through back-numbers of ARCOM newsletters at http://www.arcom.ac.uk There are many things that … Continue reading

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Themed papers: use and misuse of research methods

We are seeking to develop a series of themed papers around research methods and methodological approaches. They will be recognizable by the title beginning with the phrase “Use and misuse of …”. Such a paper should offer a discussion regarding … Continue reading

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