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Title: Idea Puzzle
Authors: Parente, C.
Ferro, L.
Keywords: Idea Puzzle
Research design
Research planning
Social Sciences
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Academy of Management
Abstract: The Idea Puzzle is a software application created in 2007. It is a support tool to assist PhD students and researchers in the process of designing research projects through a focus on three central dimensions of research that are collectively represented by a triangle. Each side of the Idea Puzzle triangle corresponds to one of the three dimensions that every empirical research project should ideally include: ontology (data), epistemology (theory), and methodology (method). As it is described on the Idea Puzzle website, this software allows users view their research projects as a “system of interdependent decisions that integrates theory, method and data” (
Description: WOS:000387124100017 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science)
Peer reviewed: yes
DOI: 10.5465/amle.2016.0208
ISSN: 1537-260X
Publisher version: The definitive version is available at:
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