P. Lewis's scientific contributions

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... Research philosophies, as discussed by Saunders et al. (2009), are the beliefs about how a theory should be studied, it determines the way in which a researcher would explore, gather and analyse data. The Positivist philosophy approaches theories through the lens of the natural sciences (Bryman 2015). ...
... In that regard, career bureaucrats who constitute the institutional policy actors participated in the in-depth interview. The choice of purposive technique was based on participants' ability to elucidate specific themes, concepts or phenomena relating to the issue (Saunders et al., 2009). The main disadvantage of the purposive method is that it cannot be considered a statistical representation of the target population (Saunders et al., 2018). ...
... The questionnaire was prepared in English and translated into Arabic. To avoid the bias of translation, a paralleltranslation technique was applied by three academic researchers in the management discipline (Saunders et al., 2009). In addition, the questionnaire items were amended based on comments by three experts in manufacturing to remove any possible misunderstanding or obscurity. ...