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Author(s): Parente, C.
Ferro, L.
Date: 2016
Title: Idea Puzzle
Volume: 15
Number: 3
Pages: 643-645
ISSN: 1537-260X
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5465/amle.2016.0208
Keywords: Idea Puzzle
Research design
Research planning
Social Sciences
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” (
Peerreviewed: yes
Access type: Embargoed Access
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