Sejamos Pragmáticos: Pesquisas em Sistemas de Informação com Relevância e Rigor

Humberto Caetano Cardoso da Silva, Alexandre de Oliveira Siqueira, Jairo Simião Dornelas, Marcus Augusto Vasconcelos Araújo

Resumo


O pragmatismo pode ser definido como uma doutrina que considera as coisas a partir de um ponto de vista prático. O pragmatismo prega que a ação e a relevância prática devem ser os pontos chave da pesquisa científica. O paradigma pragmático tem se apresentado como alternativa paradigmática do positivismo e do interpretativismo, possibilitando a solução de problemas inerentes dos paradigmas dominantes, positivismo e interpretativismo. O presente artigo apresenta, a partir de um levantamento bibliográfico, o paradigma pragmático, realizando uma comparação com outros paradigmas, assim como a utilização de métodos quantitativos, qualitativos e mistos, a partir de uma perspectiva de relevância prática com rigor metodológico.


Palavras-chave


Paradigma pragmático; Pesquisa em Sistemas de Informação; Métodos mistos; Rigor e relevância

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