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Designing Research Questionnaires for Business and Management Students

Designing Research Questionnaires for Business and Management Students

  • Yuksel Ekinci - University of Portsmouth, UK, Reading University, UK

March 2015 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In Designing Research Questionnaires, Yuksel Ekinci guides you through origins, types of questionnaire, basic components, types of questions and properties of measurement scales, how to design a questionnaire, sequence of questions, layout decisions and pilot testing, examples and strengths and limitations.

Ideal for Business and Management students reading for a Master’s degree, each book in the series may also serve as reference books for doctoral students and faculty members interested in the method.

Part of SAGE’s Mastering Business Research Methods Series, conceived and edited by Bill Lee, Mark N. K. Saunders and Vadake K. Narayanan and designed to support researchers by providing in-depth and practical guidance on using a chosen method of data collection or analysis.

Chapter 1: Understanding Research Questionnaires
Chapter 2: Basic Components of Research Questionnaires
Chapter 3: Conducting Research with Questionnaires
Chapter 4: Examples of Research Questionnaires



95 percent of our students do a survey research and 'Designing Research Questionnaires for Business and Management Students' has proved to be a useful supplement for their research project.

Professor Femi Odebiyi
Business Administration , Lithuanian Christian College
May 6, 2016

Fairly good book. Thank you.

Professor Ewald Mittelstaedt
Engineering and Business Managment, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences
April 19, 2015

Nice book, but too specific.

Dr Dick Heinhuis
Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam
April 16, 2015

Excellent guide for students - shows in a straightforward manner the skill in designing a good questionnaire, the purpose of a questionnaire, and how it should be structured.

Mr Joe Fitzgerald
School of Business, Institute of Business & Technology
March 25, 2015

It is practical guide with pertinent information
It is simple but complete, pointing the most important aspects.

Professor Luis Andrade
Gestão, Universidade Europeia
March 11, 2015

Looks as though my students will love the way this book looks at research.

Mr Mike Kershaw
Management , Knowsley Community College
February 26, 2015

Additional reading material for students

Dr Joseph Vella
Marketing , University of Malta
September 4, 2015

The book introduces a more easier and skilful way of designing and preparing questionnaires for the respondence.
We requested PITSE BOOKSHOP within the University to order 20 copies.

Quality and Operation Management, University of Johannesburg
September 6, 2015

A practical guide with step by step explanation for questionnaire design.
It also addresses several examples very well conceived.

Professor Alvaro Lopes Dias
Management, Instituto Superior de Gestão
September 29, 2015

Very practical book, I recommended this to my students that are going to do a survey for their thesis research

Dr Koen van der Kooy
International Business and Management, Hogeschool Rotterdam
November 23, 2015