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Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition

Edited by Marta Sinclair, Senior Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia
How does one go about studying intuition – a complex, cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How can intuition be captured in situ? How can a researcher harness their own intuition? This book uses method-related themes to help answer these questions and explore innovative developments in intuition research.
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Publication Date: 2014
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  • Business and Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Research Methods in Business and Management
  • Research Methods
  • Research Methods in Business and Management
  • Research Methods
How does one approach the study of intuition – a complex, cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How can intuition be captured in situ? How can researchers harness their own intuition? In this original Handbook, the expert collaborators use method-related themes to help answer these, and other questions, and explore innovative developments in intuition research.

This groundbreaking Handbook is organized around six method-related themes:
• the question of cognitive systems and capabilities;
• the role of emotions and stress;
• major quantitative approaches;
• qualitative techniques for mapping intuition;
• the use of grounded theory; and
• the role of the researcher’s own expertise and intuition.

Academics and researchers of organizational behavior, as well as researchers in business and management, who use quantitative and qualitative research techniques, will find this book to be an informative and invaluable read. It will also be of interest to industry professionals looking to adopt new staff training and development methods.

Contributors: C. Akinci, A. Antonietti, L. Baldacchino, L. Cabantous, J-F Coget, B. Colombo, R. Cooksey, V. Dörfler, S.E. Dreyfus, C. Eden, M. Fenton-O’Creevy, S.L. Grant, S.A. Hamilton, C. Harteis, G.P. Hodgkinson, C. Horváth, O. Hyppänen, P. Iannello, J. Langan-Fox, A. Lockett, C. Petitmengin, P. Ping Li, A.C.R. van Riel, M. Robson, E. Sadler-Smith, M. Sinclair, R.E. Smerek, M Stierand, S. Teerikangas, D. Ucbasaran, L. Välikangas, S. Vohra
Contents

Introduction

PART I: CONCEPTUAL CONSIDERATIONS - COGNITIVE SYSTEMS AND CAPABILITIES
1. Why People Think Deeply: Meta-cognitive Cues, Task Characteristics, and Thinking Dispositions.
Ryan E. Smerek

2. System 0: The Overlooked Explanation of Expert Intuition
Stuart E. Dreyfus

3. Toward the Geocentric Framework of Intuition: The Yin-Yang Balancing Between the Eastern and Western Perspectives on Intuition
Peter Ping Li

4. Conceptualizing Intuition as a Mental Faculty: Toward a ‘Critique of Intuitive Reason’ and a Process Model of Intuition
Allard C.R. van Riel and Csilla Horváth

PART II: CONCEPTUAL CONSIDERATIONS - STRESS AND EMOTIONS
5. Stress and the Unconscious in Intuitive Judgment
Sharon L. Grant and Janice Langan-Fox

6. Exploring the Dynamic of Evoking Intuition
Satu Teerikangas and Liisa Välikangas

7. Intuition, expertise and emotion in the decision making of investment bank traders
Shalini Vohra and Mark Fenton-O’Creevy

PART III: QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES - SELF-REPORTS, EXPERIMENTS, AND BRAIN ACTIVITY
8. Self-report Assessment of Individual Differences in Preferences for Analytic and Intuitive Processing: A Critical Review
Gerard P. Hodgkinson and Eugene Sadler-Smith

9. Investigating Intuition Under the Perspective of Expertise: Experiences from Two Experimental Studies
Christian Harteis

10. Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques in the Study of Intuition
Paola Iannello, Barbara Colombo and Alessandro Antonietti

PART IV: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES - CAPTURING THE INTUITION EXPERIENCE
11. Capturing Intuitions in Decision Making: A Case for Critical Incident Technique
Cinla Akinci

12. Capturing Intuition Through Concurrent Protocol Analysis
Leonie Baldacchino, Deniz Ucbasaran, Andy Lockett, and Laure Cabantous

13. Dialogical Inquiry: A Qualitative Method for Studying Intuition in the Field
Jean-Francois Coget

14. Researching the Microdynamics of Intuitive Experience
Claire Petitmengin

15. Mapping Group Intuitions
Marta Sinclair and Alysia Hamilton

PART V: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES - GROUNDED THEORY
16. Theorising Intuition in Practice: Developing Grounded Theory with Elite Business Leaders
Martin Robson and Ray Cooksey

17. Interview Data and Grounded Theory When Studying the Use of Intuition in Decision Making
Olli Hyppänen

PART VI: QUALITATIVE APPROACHES - USING RESEARCHER'S EXPERTISE AND INTUITION
18. Researching Intuition in Personal Creativity
Marc Stierand and Viktor Dörfler

19. Research on Intuition Using Intuition
Viktor Dörfler and Colin Eden

Index