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Lenart-Gansiniec Regina (Jagiellonian University)
Methodological Challenges of Research on Crowdsourcing
Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI), 2018, vol. 14, nr 4, s. 107-125, tab., bibliogr. s. 120-124
Tytuł własny numeru
Exploring Management Through Qualitative Research
Słowa kluczowe
Crowdsourcing, Metodologia badań, Metody badawcze, Systematyczny przegląd literatury
Crowdsourcing, Research methodology, Research methods, Systematic literature review
Klasyfikacja JEL: O30, M10, M31
streszcz., summ., This project was financed from funds provided by the National Science Centre, Poland awarded on the basis of decision number DEC-2016/21/D/HS4/01791.
Crowdsourcing jest pojęciem stosunkowo nowym i pomimo zainteresowania badaczy nadal niewiele o nim wiadomo. Obserwuje się jednocześnie trudności natury poznawczej i praktycznej. Stało się to przesłanką do podjęcia refleksji na temat metodologii badań nad tym pojęciem. Przedmiotem artykułu jest identyfikacja dotychczasowych procedur badania crowdsourcingu, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem wyzwań metodologicznych, jakie mogą pojawić się przed badaczami tego pojęcia. Artykuł powstał w oparciu o systematyczny przegląd literatury. Jego wyniki pozwoliły sformułować pewne wskazówki metodologiczne dla dalszych badań. Badania powinny być prowadzone z uwzględnieniem trzech poziomów crowdsourcingu: organizacja, technologia, and uczestnictwo. Dodatkowo podejście ilościowo-jakościowe pozwoli na poszerzenie wiedzy o crowdsourcingu. (abstrakt oryginalny)

Crowdsourcing is a relatively new concept and, despite the interest of researchers, still little is known about it. At the same time, one observes difficulties of a cognitive and practical nature. This has become a premise for a reflection on the methodology of research on this subject. The subject of the article is the identification of the existing procedures of studying crowdsourcing, with particular inclusion of the methodological challenges that researchers of this concept may face. The article was written based on a systematic literature review. Its results enabled the formulation of some methodological guidelines for further research. Research should be conducted taking into account three levels of crowdsourcing: organization, technology, and participant. In addition, a quantitative and qualitative approach will enable the expansion of knowledge about crowdsourcing. (original abstract)
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