Author(s): Mary Panko
Research and innovation are actions fundamental to success in the current environment but – where to get started, why is it worth doing, and of even more significance, how do you give people the confidence that together they can do it? This easy-to-read book demystifies the research process. It focuses on: Recognised research forms and research ethics (including Kaupapa Maori research) Experiences of indigenous researchers The importance of research in successful businesses Research steps essential for academic organisations A research model used in Canadian colleges Tips and techniques for everyone engaged. These topics pose similar dilemmas in most Western countries and the solutions suggested are relevant everywhere. After reading this book, team leaders in institutions, businesses of all sizes as well as individuals engaged in research will be able to recognise what steps to take to become more effective researchers, publicise their findings and enhance the organisation’s research culture.