Mixed Methods in the Organizational Sciences: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

José F. Molina-Azorin, Donald D. Bergh, Kevin Corley, David J. Ketchen

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A growing methodological trend is emerging from the recognition that integrating qualitative and quantitative methods in the same study, that is, employing a mixed methods approach, can provide the necessary empirical intricacy and rigor to match the complexities of organizational phenomena. The authors describe opportunities and challenges of mixed methods research in the organizational sciences, explain how the articles offered in this Feature Topic help to advance mixed methods in our field, and offer suggestions for future work that may create additional progress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-192
Number of pages14
JournalOrganizational Research Methods
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017



  • management
  • mixed methods research
  • organizational sciences
  • research methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Decision Sciences(all)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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