Critical Rationalism and Social Constructionist: Bases for Research Design Objectives
Mossab Al Hunaity

Manuscript received on June 09, 2015. | Revised Manuscript received on June 11, 2015. | Manuscript published on June 25, 2015. | PP:43-48 | Volume-3 Issue-8, June 2015. | Retrieval Number: H1003063815

Open Access | Ethics and Policies | Cite
© The Authors. Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering and Sciences Publication (BEIESP). This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (

Abstract: In the epistemology of business, a critical question would be how one will be able to assess the data and determine business theory? Utilizing empirical study and using inductive or deductive methods in testing hypotheses one will be able to arrive to conclusion in the quest of business knowledge. This study describes the two epistemological approaches in assessing research objectives which are Foundation list and anti-foundation list approaches namely : critical rationalism and social constructionist are utilized in attaining business knowledge and checking the linkage of objectives in the research design . The approaches are appraised and compared fully in this work.
Keywords: Epistemology, Foundation, checking