Do we really understand a research topic? finding answers through metaanalyses

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2013, 26 pp. 239 - 262
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Meta-analysis is one of a number of scientific approaches for accumulating knowledge in a research domain. It provides a quantitative synthesis of a literature using various statistical instruments. This chapter introduces the main points underlying meta-analytic methodology by discussing its merits when compared to a conventional literature review and covers the fundamental approaches used when conducting a meta-analysis. Criticism of meta-analysis is briefly discussed in the context of the major issues facing meta-analysis in international business. Copyright © 2013 by Emerald Group Publishing Limited All rights of reproduction in any form reserved.
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