Methods for Policy Research: Taking Socially Responsible Action (Applied Social Research Methods)

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Methods for Policy Research, Second Edition, by Ann Majchrzak and M. Lynne Markus, is a book about responsible and evidence-based policy decision making written for those interested in improving the decisions that affect people’s lives. It describes how to define policy research questions so that evidence can be applied to policy decisions, how to find and synthesize existing evidence, how to generate new evidence if needed, how to make acceptable recommendations that can solve policy problems without negative side effects, and how to describe evidence and policy recommendations in a manner that changes minds. The suggestions made throughout the book are based on the fundamental belief that evidence-based decision making is superior to decisions based purely on opinion, intuition, and emotion.

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Ann Majchrzak (PhD, Social Psychology, UCLA, 1980) is a Professor of Information and Operations Management at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. She has been doing policy research since 1980 for U.S. government agencies, large and small non-profits, and corporations. She also does research in her specific discipline of organizational and technological innovation, including studies on knowledge sharing, innovation, distributed cognition, emergent groups, virtual collaboration, collaboration in high-secure volatile environments, emergency response, and innovation challenges. Her publications include such books as The Human Side of Factory Automation (Sage), articles in such journals as Organization Science, Information Systems Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, and Sloan Management Review and numerous book chapters and presentations to industry, government, and academics She has served on 3 National Academy of Sciences Committees and is a senior editor for Organization Science and MIS Quarterly. For more information: http://www.marshall.usc.edu/faculty/directory/majchrza

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