Part of SAGE’s new Mastering Business Research Methods series, conceived and edited by Bill Lee, Mark N. K. Saunders and Vadake K. Narayanan. The series is designed to support business and management students with their research-based dissertations by providing in-depth and practical guidance on using a chosen method of data collection or analysis. The books are written in a concise and accessible way, and contain a range of features, including checklists and a glossary, designed to support self-guided research. In Designing Research Questionnaires, Yuksel Ekinci guides you through origins, types of questionnaire, basic components, types of questions and properties of measurement scales, how to design a questionnaire, sequence of questions, layout decisions and pilot testing, examples and strengths and limitations. View the complete list of new and forthcoming Mastering Business Research Methods series
Chapter 5: Examples of Research Questionnaires
Examples of Research Questionnaires
This chapter presents questionnaire examples that have been published and used within different management disciplines. The study selection shows a broad representation of different research designs and sampling methods, as well as illustrating how the questionnaires are used and results reported. Each study is reviewed and key findings are presented. This review covers the research aim, theoretical framework, research hypotheses, research design, sampling methods, questions, measurement scales and data analysis.
Example of Human Resources Management Questionnaire
This example of a human resources management questionnaire comes from Chen et al.’s (2006) study published in The International Journal of Human Resource Management. The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of individual initiatives and the variety of skills on ...