An Overview of Qualitative Research Methods in Aviation Management Research in Turkey


ADVED 2nd International Conference on Advances in Education and Social Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey, 10 - 12 October 2016, pp.307-314 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-314
  • Keywords: Qualitative research, interpretive paradigm, aviation management
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


This study deals with qualitative research method which is popular in social science and is based on interpretive paradigm. The primary purpose of this study is to explain philosophical foundation of qualitative researchs and differences from quantitive researchs; to reveal the importance of relation between aviation industry and qualitative research methods. Another purpose of this research is to discuss difficulties experienced by researchers who gather and analyze data by using qualitative research methods and in the context of industry. To reach to these aims, related literature is used.