Vol. 4 No. 1 (2014): Vol 4, Iss 1, Year 2014

Management research: To understand the role of epistemology in management research

Umesh Ramchandra Raut
Doctoral Mobility Student, Faculty of Economics (FEP), University of Porto, Porto-Portugal and Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune, PuneIndia.
Nitin Balaso Veer
Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Management Sc
Published June 30, 2014
  • Management research; epistemology; knowledge; Positivism; generalizability.
How to Cite
Raut, U. R., & Veer, N. B. (2014). Management research: To understand the role of epistemology in management research. Journal of Management and Science, 4(1), 64-70. https://doi.org/10.26524/jms.2014.8


From last several years epistemology and its principle plays vital role in the development and enhancement of social science research activity at different level. The different views of positivism are united by the epistemological principle that warranted knowledge. There are a diversity of different epistemological arrangements which decriminalize their own distinct ways of engaging with management and doing management research. Present study focused on the meaning and processes of management research as well enlighten the importance of epistemology and its role in the management research. The present work will explain the significance of relevance and rigor in management research. The main objective of this paper is to provoke debate and reflection upon the
different issues in which we engage, when academician and organization doing research.Management researches and practitioners undeniably accepted that there is a gap exists between management researchers and management practitioners. This gap is main hurtles if researchers wants to implement their research findings into practice. But we know that management research always  looks betterment of life through the enhancement of management process.


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