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Knowledge Advancement in Nonprofit and Public Management Research: The Potential of Meta-Analysis


Abstract Knowledge advancement occurs when the creation of new and useful knowledge encompasses and supersedes earlier knowledge. A rapidly growing number of scholars with state-of-the-art research tools has led to the growth of knowledge exploration in almost every field. It, however, has been observed that the findings of new studies frequently differ from previously established evidence and even disagree with one another. Conflicting and contradictory results prevail in the literature. This phenomenon has puzzled many people with respect to which findings are reliable and which should be considered as valid. Inconclusive results in the literature inhibit, rather than facilitate, knowledge advancement in sciences. Meta-analysis, which is referred ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Hung, Chia-Ko (Author) / Hager, Mark (Advisor) / Lecy, Jesse (Committee member) / Wang, Lili (Committee member) / Calabrese, Thad (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / Organizational behavior / Public administration / Donations / Knowledge Advancement / Meta-Analysis / Nonprofit Commercialization / Nonprofit Management / Public Management
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 254 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Community Resources and Development 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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