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Collaborative Project Procurement Arrangements by Beverley M Lloyd-Walker, Derek H T Walker

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CHAPTER 5

The Research Study Approach

Chapter 5 Introduction

In this chapter, we discuss some of the most relevant human behavior theoretical concepts relating to relationship based procurement choices. Figure 23 illustrates this chapter's structure.

This chapter is presented in four sections. This section introduces the study in general and is followed by a section that outlines the study approach, the worldview perspective of the researchers, the data gathering approach, and the validation approach. We then explain how we obtained data and information resources from reports, reflections on the literature, data gathered from interviews with SMEs and our own reflection on insights gained from previous and in-parallel research work. The chapter ...

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