Research Paradigm and Methodology

Lihong Zhou*, José Miguel Baptista Nunes

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book or Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


This chapter presents the research methodology selected for the research project presented in the book. The selection of research methodology was guided by the main aim of this project, which is to identify KS barriers between TCM and WM healthcare professionals in their patient-centred collaboration. Furthermore, the selection of research methodology was decided after the literature review exercise and on the basis of the implications provided by the literature review.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovation, Technology and Knowledge Management
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameInnovation, Technology and Knowledge Management
ISSN (Print)2197-5698
ISSN (Electronic)2197-5701


  • Axial Code
  • Ground Theory
  • Ground Theory Approach
  • Research Methodology
  • Social Phenomenon


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