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Reflections on the value of insider research as a qualitative research methodology

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dc.contributor.author Healey, Nigel Martin
dc.date.accessioned 2022-02-11T20:35:24Z
dc.date.available 2022-02-11T20:35:24Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Nigel Martin Healey (2017) 'Reflections on the value of insider research as a qualitative research methodology' SAGE Research Methods Cases, . en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/11024
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description This is the pre-print version
dc.description.abstract This case study reflects on the lessons learned during a 15-month "insider research" project on the management of international branch campuses. The research project was a qualitative investigation into the "lived experience" of senior managers running international branch campuses of UK universities. The UK universities presently operating international branch campuses are all public universities with a history of being state-funded and politically regulated. The international branch campuses are, in contrast, private for-profit subsidiaries of the UK university, often jointly owned by local partners, which function within an alien cultural, legislative, and political environment-for example, the United Arab Emirates, China, and Malaysia are the most important host countries for branch campuses. While the challenges of managing such campuses are clearly manifold, insider research offers a unique insight into the way these challenges are seen through the eyes of the senior managers involved. This case study explores the strengths and weaknesses of insider research as a qualitative methodology and highlights some of the practical lessons learned during the course of the project. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SAGE Research Methods Cases;
dc.relation.uri https://methods.sagepub.com/case/reflections-value-insider-research-qualitative-methodology
dc.relation.uri https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526401489
dc.subject research methodology en_US
dc.subject research design en_US
dc.subject research questions en_US
dc.subject insider research en_US
dc.subject qualitative research en_US
dc.subject discourse analysis en_US
dc.title Reflections on the value of insider research as a qualitative research methodology en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2022-02-11T17:58:47Z
dc.description.version SUBMITTED
dc.identifier.doi https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526401489
dc.identifier.doi 10.4135/9781526401489
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 3033749
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle SAGE Research Methods Cases
dc.description.status Peer reviewed


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