Metadata in organisational surveys

Machin, Tony (2013) Metadata in organisational surveys. In: Advances in organisational research methods and analysis, Australian ed. Chamber & Row, New York, United States, pp. 74-85. ISBN 978-0-9896787-0-4

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Abstract

This chapter will outline the importance of designing organisational surveys with a focus on the metadata. Irrespective of the purpose, format, or level of confidentiality involved in the survey, I will propose that all surveys should provide a range of metadata which is held by a metadata registry and accessible to all researchers. The chapter will describe what types of metadata should be reported, how a metadata registry would operate and the advantages this would provide to all
researchers.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise... without prior written permission of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2013 04:52
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 00:29
Uncontrolled Keywords: metadata; surveys; central repository; researchers; personal information
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150301 Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080303 Computer System Security
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220107 Professional Ethics (incl. police and research ethics)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23681

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