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Confirmatory sequential research design for theory building and testing: proposal for construction management research’s paradigm and methodology

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posted on 08.04.2022, 22:11 authored by Oluseye OlugboyegaOluseye Olugboyega

There is an absence of fitting research methodology in construction management research. This has prompted a shortage of theories that are exceptional to the field. Thus, this paper proposes confirmatory sequential research design as a research paradigm and methodology for theory building and testing in construction management research. The method makes qualitative and quantitative techniques reciprocal through a staggered and vigorous interaction. An illustrative course of applying the technique was laid out. It was deduced in this paper that, a confirmatory sequential research design is fundamental for the future and unwavering quality of construction management research. The main contribution made by this paper to mixed method is a systemic mixed method-based research design that the paper presents.

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oolugboyega@oauife.edu.ng

Lead author country

Nigeria

Lead author job role

Further Education Lecturer

Lead author institution

Obafemi Awolowo University

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