Positivist Research Method
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An Positivist Research Method is a Research Method that …
- AKA: Positivist Approach.
- See: Positivist, Interpretivist Research Method.
- (Moody & Buist, 1999) ⇒ Daniel Moody, and Anne Buist. (1999). “Improving Links Between Information Systems Research and Practice - Lessons from the Medical Profession.” In: Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Information Systems.
- There has been enormous concern with research methodology by IS researchers, almost to the point of obsession. There have been long running debates on the comparative merits of positivist vs interpretivist approaches, qualitative vs quantitative methods and so on. IS research methodology has almost become a research area in its own right, and a number of major conferences have been held on this issue (e.g. Mingers and Stowell, 1997; Nissen et al, 1991; Mumford et al, 1985).