Essentials of Business Research

A Guide to Doing Your Research Project

Welcome to the companion website for the second edition of Essentials of Business Research by Jonathan Wilson.

For instructors:

  • PowerPoint Slides

For students:

  • Author Videos
  • Journal Articles
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Example Dissertations

Concise, authoritative and jargon-free, the new edition of Jonathan Wilson's best-selling introduction to business research is the perfect guide to completing a successful research project.

Written specifically for business students it highlights each stage of the research process, guiding the reader through actionable steps and explicitly setting out how best to meet a supervisor's expectations.

Easy to navigate and full of practical advice it supports core themes such as choosing a topic and writing a proposal with easy to follow tips and detailed screenshots and diagrams.

Key student features include:

  • 'You're the Supervisor' sections - helps students to meet learning objectives
  • 'Common questions and answers' - real-world advice on how to tackle common challenges
  • Examples from many different types of businesses across cultures
  • Detailed guidance on software packages such as SPSS and NVivo
  • Student case studies
  • Annotated further reading sections
  • Chapter objectives and summaries 

A must-have title for all business and management students this is the ideal companion for achieving success in your research project.


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