Sampling Methods in Research Methodology; How to Choose a Sampling Technique for Research

10 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2018

Date Written: April 10, 2016

Abstract

In order to answer the research questions, it is doubtful that researcher should be able to collect data from all cases. Thus, there is a need to select a sample. This paper presents the steps to go through to conduct sampling. Furthermore, as there are different types of sampling techniques/methods, researcher needs to understand the differences to select the proper sampling method for the research. In the regards, this paper also presents the different types of sampling techniques and methods.

Keywords: Sampling Method, Sampling Technique, Research Methodology, Probability Sampling, Non-Probability Sampling

Suggested Citation

Taherdoost, Hamed, Sampling Methods in Research Methodology; How to Choose a Sampling Technique for Research (April 10, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3205035 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3205035

Hamed Taherdoost (Contact Author)

Hamta Group ( email )

Kuala Lumour
Malaysia

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