Are you undertaking (or thinking of doing) a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or other professional doctorate (PD) in business and management? Or perhaps you’re supervising and delivering one of these programmes? This is your complete - and practical - guide to succeeding on this course. A Guide to Professional Doctorates in Business and Management has been written by a team of experts with experience of the challenges faced in both studying for and supervising professional doctorates in business and management. Inside they address the key issues faced, in particular how these courses differ from a traditional PhD, and the different skills and approach needed for success. Chapters explore the nature and importance of PDs as leading change in the professional world of practice, and how they need to differ from traditional forms of doctorate such as PhDs. The guide also offers practical guidance on researching in this particular mode, and through writing and publishing a thesis, making a valuable contribution to professional knowledge.

Publishing from your dba

Publishing from your dba
John Lawler

This chapter looks at the practicalities of getting into print once you have completed your DBA thesis. As such, it focuses on the motivations, challenges and process of writing from a practical perspective. We will look at the reasons to publish, i.e. why you might wish to work further on your research topic so as to publish elements of your work in different formats and arenas from your thesis. We will also look at the options for publishing, in terms of what aspects of your thesis or project you would like to share with a wider readership – that is, the content or focus of any papers resulting from your work. We will also consider the ...

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