Advanced Research Methods in Business Admin. (AREME)

Reading list

Compulsory Literature:


  • Burrell, G. & Morgan, G. (1979) Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis: Elements of the Sociology of Corporate Life. Aldersot: Ashgate. (ch. 1, 2, 12).

  • Mills, C. Wright (1959) The Sociological Imagination. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Thanem, T. & Knights, D. (2019) Embodied Research Methods. London: Sage. (Available as e-book through SU Library).


Recommended readings:

  • Bryman, A. & Bell, E., Business Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Cresswell, John W., Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. London: Sage.

  • Flick, U., An Introduction to Qualitative Research. London: Sage.

A selection of academic articles (updated each semester, see the study guide).

Please Note !

There will be no new admissions to this course.

Course title:
Advanced Research Methods in Business Admin.
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 3 4
Rate of studies: 50%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English


Course coordinator:
Ezra Alexander
Head of course:
Torkild Thanem