publication . Other literature type . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

What’s in a p? Reassessing best practices for conducting and reporting hypothesis-testing research

Klaus E. Meyer; Arjen van Witteloostuijn; Sjoerd Beugelsdijk;
Open Access
  • Published: 19 May 2017
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Social science research has recently been subject to considerable criticism regarding the validity and power of empirical tests published in leading journals, and business scholarship is no exception. Transparency and replicability of empirical findings are essential to build a cumulative body of scholarly knowledge. Yet current practices are under increased scrutiny to achieve these objectives. JIBS is therefore discussing and revising its editorial practices to enhance the validity of empirical research. In this editorial, we reflect on best practices with respect to conducting, reporting, and discussing the results of quantitative hypothesis-testing research,...
Subjects
free text keywords: Scrutiny, Empirical evidence, International business, Transparency (graphic), Empirical research, Public relations, business.industry, business, Economics, Scholarship, Criticism, Best practice
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