WK3D – Part 1 Activity:
Conduct a literature review of the topic Influence of Leadership Styles on Employee Performance, focusing on a research study that uses one of the qualitative approaches covered in the document attached 3QRA.
Create a 3-paragraph response to the following:
• Summarize the characteristics of the approach of the research article you chose during your literature search. (Header: Research Approach – use PDF 3W)
• Summarize the research article, including the citation and sufficient information for others to locate the article. (Header: Article Summary or Analysis)
• Present a short critique of that article based on the “R8360 Guidelines for Reading and Evaluating Qualitative Research Articles” document. (Header: Article Critique; Sub Headings as/if needed)
Minimum of 3 in-text citations throughout (APA, 7th Ed)
Short but strong conclusion
Part 2 Activity (W):
Add to or refine your research problem and purpose statement process. Add other comments that summarize the development of your research ideas.
Part 3 Activity (J):
Answer the following:
• Progress: What has been happening in the course since the previous entry?
• Problems: What obstacles/challenges have you faced with regard to the course and with regard to developing your research question and approach for your Final Project?
Tip#1: Expand on navigating through the new student portal to become better acclimated with features to streamline my communication and ability to reference tools and resources for success in the course.
Tip#2: Expand on sharing challenges for the research itself – is the topic hard to follow, find credible articles for? Etc.
• Plans: Look toward the next week. What challenges are you considering to resolve? Consider how your idea for your research project is evolving
Tip#1: Expand on ways to incorporate dedicated time to review the new platform. Building into a priority matrix, as an added independent activity
Tip#2: Expand on the potential of the research topic regarding how it can or is evolving
• Patton, M. Q. (2015). Qualitative research & evaluation methods: Integrating theory and practice (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
o Chapter 3, “Variety of Qualitative Inquiry Frameworks: Paradigmatic, Philosophical, and Theoretical Orientations” (pp. 85–168)
o Chapter 4, “Practical and Actionable Qualitative Applications” (pp. 169–242)
• Bronfenbrenner, U. (1981). The ecology of human development: Experiments by nature and design Links to an external site.. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
• Blustein, D. L., Kozan, S., & Connors-Kellgren, A. (2013). Unemployment and underemployment: A narrative analysis about loss Links to an external site.. Journal of Vocational Behavior,82(3), 256-265.
• Pallan, M., Parry, J., & Adab, P. (2012). Contextual influences on the development of obesity in children: a case study of UK South Asian communities Links to an external site.. Preventive Medicine, 54(3), 205-211.
• Hernandez, K. A. C., Ngunjiri, F. W., & Chang, H. (2015). Exploiting the margins in higher education: A collaborative autoethnography of three foreign-born female faculty of color Links to an external site.. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 28(5), 533-551.
• McCormack, M. (2014). ‘The intersection of class, youth masculinities and decreasing homophobia : an ethnography’ Links to an external site.. British Journal of Sociology, 65(1). pp. 130-149.
Participatory Community Approaches
• Hutchinson, S. L., & Gallant, K. A. (2016). Can senior centres be contexts for aging in third places? Links to an external site.Journal of Leisure Research, 48(1), 50–68. doi:10.18666/JLR-2016-V48-I1-6263
• Bronfenbrenner, U. (1981). The ecology of human development: Experiments by nature and design. Harvard University Press.
• Clandinin, D. J., & Connelly, F. M. (2000). Narrative inquiry: Experience and story in qualitative research. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.
• Gergen, K. J. (1999). An invitation to social construction. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
• Hacker, K. A. (2013). Community-based participatory research. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
• Riessman, C. K. (2008). Narrative methods for the human sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Evaluating Methodological Quality
• Guest, G., Bunce, A., & Johnson, L. (2006). How many interviews are enough? An experiment with data saturation and variability. Links to an external site.Field methods,18(1), 59-82.
• Mason, M. (2010). Sample size and saturation in PhD studies using qualitative interviews Download Sample size and saturation in PhD studies using qualitative interviews. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 11(3), article 8. Retrieved from http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs
Mason, Mark (2010). Sample Size and Saturation in PhD Studies Using Qualitative Interviews [63 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 11(3), Art. 8, http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs100387. Used under The Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
• Mauthner, N. S., & Doucet, A. (2003). Reflexive accounts and accounts of reflexivity in qualitative data analysis. Sociology, 37(3), 413–431. doi:10.1177/00380385030373002
• Shenton, A. K. (2004). Strategies for ensuring trustworthiness in qualitative research projects Links to an external site.. Education for Information 22(2), 63-75.
Specific Research Methods
• Charmaz, K. (2016). The power of constructivist grounded theory for critical inquiry. Qualitative Inquiry, 23(1), 34–35. doi:10.1177/1077800416657105
• Ellis, C., Adams, T. E., & Bochner, A. P. (2010). Autoethnography: An overview Links to an external site.. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 12(1), article 10. Retrieved from http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs
• Evans, G. L. (2013). A novice researcher’s first walk through the maze of grounded theory: Rationalization for classical grounded theory Links to an external site.. Grounded Theory Review, 12(1), 37–55. Retrieved from http://groundedtheoryreview.com/
• Harling, K. (2012). An overview of case study. SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2141476
• Higginbottom, G., Pillay, J. J., & Boadu, N. Y. (2013). Guidance on performing focused ethnographies with an emphasis on healthcare research Links to an external site.. The Qualitative Report, 18(9), 1–6. Retrieved from http://tqr.nova.edu/
• Houghton, C., Casey, D., Shaw, D., & Murphy, K. (2013). Rigour in qualitative case-study research. Nurse Researcher, 20(4), 12–17. doi:10.7748/nr2013.03.20.4.12.e326
• Sloan, A., & Bowe, B. (2014). Phenomenology and hermeneutic phenomenology: The philosophy, the methodologies, and using hermeneutic phenomenology to investigate lecturers’ experiences of curriculum design. Quality & Quantity, 48(3), 1291–1303. doi:10.1007/s11135-013-9835-3
Approach Matrix — See PDF attached (3W)