Sr. No.

07010514: Researching for Hospitality & Tourism Management

04 TOPICS TO BE COVERED TEACHING HOURS DOMAIN
Theory

. Introduction to research methodology: Meaning, definition, characteristics and types of research, Methodology of research, formulation of research problem Research Design: Meaning,

Unit-2     Sampling Design and Data Collection: Meaning of sampling, aims in selection a sample,

Types of sample design. Data collection –Meaning, types of data, methods of collecting

Unit-3     Processing and Analysis of data: Editing, Coding, Classification and tabulation, Graphical presentation of  Data-Bar-chart, pie-chart

Unit-4     Report Writing: Meaning, types and steps involved in writing report, layout of the research report, mechanics of writing a research report, challenges of a good writing

 

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Must know
Characteristics of research design, steps in  research  design.  Concept  of Hypothesis

Primary data-observation, interview and questionnaire, Sources of secondary data.

20 Desirable to Know
Data meaning, methods of data analysis 5 Nice to Know
Syllabus Books

  • Kumar Ranjit: Research Methodology: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners, Sage Publication, 2014.
  • Kothari C.R. : Research Methodology, New Age International, 2011.
  • Shajahan S. : Research Methods for Management, 2004.
  • Mustafa A. : Research Methodology, 2010.
  • Thanulingom N : Research Methodology, Himalaya Publishing
  • C. Rajendar Kumar : Research Methodology , APH Publishing
  • Gupta Hitesh and Gupta S. L. : Research Methodology, International Book House, 2011.
  • J. R. Brent Ritchie, Charles R. Goeldner : Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Research: A Handbook for Managers and Researchers, Wiley Publishers
  • Peter Mason: Researching Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality for your Dissertation; Good Fellow Publishers Ltd, UK
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