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Saturday, 23 September 2023, 9:39 AM
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Empowering methodologies in organisational research (Empowering methodologies)
Glossary: Glossary


Positivism is an epistemological perspective that is aligned with the scientific method. It is associated with a realist ontology and deductive theory-building through the empirical testing of hypotheses in order to produce objective knowledge that is presumed to be generalisable.