In addition to the author, both junior and senior scholars have provided contributions to share their own experiences and observations of others who have been successful.
The most important component of the book is the various tools (e.g., how-to advice, checklists) that are provided to help junior researchers head up the road to success and to arm senior researchers to guide junior researchers along the way. The various tools target the following six areas:
(2nd edition: October 2021—VT Publishing; 1st edition: August 2011—Dog Ear Publishing)
1st edition: expected 2023—VT Publishing; copyediting changes approved
Association of Information Systems India & Indian Institute of Management, Trichy, India (Dec 2021)
University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland (Mar 2015)
Chinese University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China (May 2014)
See also various mixed-methods research workshops offered & course taught at VT