Methodology And Rigor How Â´False ProphetsÂ´ Pushed Firms To The Dot.Com Cliff
(WP13/02 Clave pdf) The advent of the so-called Â´Internet bubbleÂ´ has brought back the issue of rigorous versus relevant research: in fast-moving environments, academic research might be sometimes too slow or too afasted from reality to serve as a true decision instrument for companies. Under such circumstances, many firms may decide to rely in other sources of knowledge, such as consultancy or market research firms. In the present opinion article, a point is made about the lack of rigor of these sources of knowledge, and how these research reports may have damaged firmsÂ´ profitability by abandoning the traditional academic review cycle and incurring in the worst methodological mistakes
|Date of creation:||Apr 2002|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: +34 91 568 96 00|
Phone: +34 91 568 96 00
Web page: http://www.ie.edu/esp/claustro/claustro_areas_detalle.asp?id=5
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:emp:wpaper:wp02-13. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Amada Marcos)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.