BAM! Best Paper at the 2015 British Academy of Management conference

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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The Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) congratulates Associate Professor Keith Townsend, and co-author, Professor Mark Saunders (Surrey Business School, UK) who were awarded Best Paper in the Research Methodology track at the 2015 British Academy of Management (BAM) conference in September for their work – ‘An analysis of the number of interview participants in […]

Sufficient interview numbers: purpose, population and precedent counts

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Just how many qualitative interviews are required when undertaking research, and how do researchers managing these projects justify such a number? “Unsurprisingly”, said co-author and Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing guest, Professor Mark Saunders (Surrey Business School, UK; pictured left), during a 10 March seminar: “There is not a narrow number or norm!” With […]

Elective surgery patients and safety: making sense of the hospitalisation experience

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What questions arise from patients about their safety as they prepare for, and recover from, elective surgery? The quality of hospital patient care and ensuring their safe treatment has been front-page news in the UK, with reports highlighting the need for improvement. Insights on this have been offered by a Surrey Business School qualitative study […]