Author Susan T. Gooden (BA in English '90, MA in Political Science '92)
Release Date
Publisher Melvin & Leigh
ISBN  978-0999235935

  This concise resource provides practical applications of why research methods are important for public administrators, who do not routinely perform data analysis, but often find themselves having to evaluate and make important decisions based on data analysis and evaluative reports they receive. It is also intended as a supplemental text for research methods courses at the graduate level and upper division undergraduate level. Why Research Methods Matter is essential reading for current and future managers in the public sector who seek to become savvy consumers of research