FADAPA is a set of six "rule of thump" formulations which is valid for successfull studies in social sciences particularly in management.
Only a few out of thousands of social research each year become really successful. Most of them are either not appreciated or forgotten in a short period of time. The primary purpose of this study is to compile and emphasize the fundamental requirements of a successful social research. It proposes six “rules of thumb” and introduces a model coined as FADAPA to correspond the initial of each single rule.
F ind an interesting topic
A nalyze the topic comprehensively
D evelop a simple (and visual) model
A pply it as broadly as possible
P ublish it
A dvertise and diffuse it