Qualitative and Quantitative Empirical Methods
Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS
The students learn to choose a suitable quantitative or qualitative empirical methodology and apply it in practice to research examples. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be presented in the course of the lecture, quantitative methods will be deepened in exercises in the computer laboratory.
Students are able to independently conduct research and apply empirical methods (qualitative and quantitative).
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Books: Churchill, G., & Iacobucci, D. (2005). Marketing research. Methodological foundation (9th ed.). Mason, Ohio: Thomson South West.
Flick, U; von Kardorff, E.; Steinke, I. (Eds.). (2004). A Companion to Qualitative Research. Sage.
Backhaus, K., Erichson, B., Plinke, W., & Weiber, R. (2015). Multivariate analysemethoden: eine anwendungsorientierte einführung. Springer-Verlag.
Malhotra, N. K. (2014). Basic marketing research (4th ed.). Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.
Teddlie, C., & Tashakkori, A. (2009). Foundations of Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
Mode of delivery
ILV, 4 SWS, in 3 Groups, 8 ASWS
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment methods and criteria
Lecture: Final Exam; Continuous Assessment