Q Bibliography: Moalusi on qualitative research in organizational studies

Moalusi, Kgope (2020). Numbers conceal the intricacies in categorising qualitative research in organisational studies: What lies beneath the surface? SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 46, art. 1692. 12 pp. (Link: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v46i0.1692) (Open Access: https://sajip.co.za/index.php/sajip/article/view/1692/2807) Abstract: Orientation: The characterisation of research as qualitative because it does not use statistics is expedient but tends… Read More

Q Bibliography: Moseya et al. on Q methodology in the South African health sciences

Moseya, Ntsandeni, Solomon Mashegoane, Saraswathie Govender, & Malose Makhubela (2020). Consciring subjects: Q methodology described. Health SA Gesondheid: Journal of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, 25, art. 1163. 7 pp. (Link: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v25i0.1163) (Open Access: https://hsag.co.za/index.php/hsag/article/view/1163) Abstract: Background: Despite the availability of Q methodology as a qualitative research alternative that seemingly circumvents the limits of standard qualitative methods… Read More

Q Bibliography: Venus et al. on hydropower across Europe

Venus, Terese E., Mandy Hinzmann, Tor Haakon Bakken, Holger Gerdes, Francisco Nunes Godinho, Bendik Hansen, Antonio Pinheiro,& Johannes Sauer (2020, May). The public’s perception of run-of-the-river hydropower across Europe. Energy Policy, 140, art. 111422. 11 pp. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111422) (Access: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421520301750?via%3Dihub) Abstract: A large share of future European hydropower projects will be run-of-the-river schemes. To understand… Read More

Q Bibliography: Ladan, Wharrad, & Windle on technologies in clinical healthcare practice

Ladan, Muhammad Awwal, Heather Wharrad, & Richard Windle (2018, January). Towards understanding healthcare professionals’ adoption and use of technologies in clinical practice: Using Q-methodology and models of technology acceptance. Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics, 25(1), 27-37. (doi: 10.14236/jhi.v25i1.965) (Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/jhi.v25i1.965) (Open Access: https://informatics.bmj.com/content/bmjhci/25/1/27.full.pdf) Abstract: Background: Globally, technologies have been recognised to improve productivity across… Read More

Q Bibliography: O’Donovan & Smith on human capabilities in makerspaces

O’Donovan, Cian, & Adrian Smith (2020). Technology and human capabilities in UK makerspaces. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 21(1), 63-83. (doi: 10.1080/19452829.2019.1704706) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/19452829.2019.1704706) (Open Access: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19452829.2019.1704706) Abstract: The relationship between technology and human capabilities is an ambivalent one. The same technology can expand capabilities for some users under certain circumstances, whilst diminishing capabilities… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lim on biofuel policy

Chansu Lim (2015). [Analysis of stakeholder perspectives for biofuel policy using Q-methodology in Korea]. New & Renewable Energy, 11(1), 36-48. [Korean] (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7849/ksnre.2015.03.1.036) (Link: http://www.dbpia.co.kr/journal/articleDetail?nodeId=NODE06224731) Abstract: Biofuel has brought out a lot of controversy, whether the biofuel has a role of diversifying energy source and possibly reducing green-house gas or has been a cause of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Peenstra & Silvius on suppliers and sustainability in projects

Peenstra, Rutger, & Gilbert Silvius (2017). Enablers for the considering perspective sustainability of the supplier in projects; the perspective of the supplier. Procedia Computer Science, 121, 55-62. (doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.11.009) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2017.11.009) (Access: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050917322007) Abstract: Companies are integrating sustainability in their strategies, processes and actions. In the implementation of strategies, projects play an essential role. However,… Read More

Q Bibliography: Cotton & Stevens on climate change adaptation

Cotton, Matthew, & Emma Stevens (2019). Mapping discourses of climate change adaptation in the United Kingdom. Weather, Climate, and Society, 11, 17-32. (doi: 10.1175/WCAS-D-18-0024.1) (Access: https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/WCAS-D-18-0024.1) Abstract: The concept of adaptation is becoming part of mainstream public discourse on climate change. Yet the diversity, complexity, and novelty of the adaptation concept itself leads to interpretive… Read More

Q Bibliography: Kim on computer based assessment

Kim, Jin-Young (2015, April). A study of perceptional typologies on computer based assessment (CBA): Instructor and student perspectives. Educational Technology & Society, 18(2), 80-96. (Link: https://scholarworks.unist.ac.kr/bitstream/201301/17392/1/000354884000007.pdf) Abstract: This study explores and describes different viewpoints on Computer Based Assessment (CBA) by using Q methodology to identify perspectives of students and instructors and classify these into perceptional… Read More

Q Bibliography: Sneegas on critical Q methodology (previously posted as in press)

Sneegas, Gretchen (2020). Making the case for critical Q methodology. The Professional Geographer, 72(1), 78-87. (doi: 10.1080/00330124.2019.1598271) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2019.1598271) (Access: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00330124.2019.1598271) Abstract: Q methodology combines qualitative and quantitative approaches to measure subjectivity by identifying shared worldviews among participants. Since Q methodology was first introduced to human geography by Robbins and Krueger (2000), a nascent body… Read More