Summer school 2018/2019

Qualitative research methods Summer School”

A focus on management and governance

Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Date: 20th-24th May 2019

 

Aim of the course

Qualitative methods represent a valuable and meaningful research approach in social sciences. The purpose of this course is to introduce PhD students and junior faculty to the diversity of ways of conducting qualitative research. The course will cover the full cycle of a qualitative research project; from design, to data collection, analysis, reporting and disseminating. In particular, participants will be introduced to different data collecting strategies (interviews, documents, visual data, observations, etc.), different methods of data analysis (content analysis, ethnography, critical discourse analysis, etc.) and, they will learn how interpreting, evaluating and disseminating the findings of qualitative study. Finally, a software tool (Nvivo) for qualitative research analysis will be presented and participants will be introduced to the use of it.

 

Structure of the course

Monday – 20th May 2019
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 13:00 Introduction: using qualitative research methods in Management and Corporate Governance Research
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:30 Qualitative research method: what does it mean?                                                     
16:00 – 17:30 Qualitative research method: What is the purpose of qualitative research? How do we formulate qualitative research questions?

 

Tuesday – 21st May 2019
09:30 – 13:00 Data collection strategy in qualitative research
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 17:30 Data collection strategy in qualitative research


Wednesday – 22nd May 2019
09:30 – 13:00 Data analysis in qualitative research
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 17:30 Data analysis in qualitative research


Thursday – 23rd May 2019
09:30 – 13:00 Software tool for qualitative research analysis
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:30 Software tool for qualitative research analysis: practice                                           
16:00 – 17:30 Interpreting, and evaluating qualitative research findings
20:00 – 22:30 Social Dinner


Friday – 24th May 2019
09:30 – 11:00 Disseminating qualitative research findings                                                                   
11:30 – 13:00 Publishing Management and Corporate Governance studies
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:30 Current trends in CG research                                                                                 
16:00 – 17:30 Plenary session Q&A

 

Scientific Coordinator  

Alessandra Rigolini, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa. Her main research interest is about board of directors and women on board. She has been visiting research at Cass Business School and BI Norwegian Business School.

 

Faculty

Morten Huse, Professor in the Department of Communication and Culture at BI Norwegian Business School. He is a former President of the European Academy of Management, and his research focus is value creating boards and women on boards. He has for almost 30 years actively used different qualitative to explore corporate governance.

Alessandro Zattoni, Professor of Strategy and Governance and Dean of the Department of Business and Management at LUISS University in Rome. He is co Editor-in-Chief of Corporate Governance: An International Review and an editorial board member of Journal of Management Studies. He published more than 100 works (i.e. books, book chapters and journal articles) on corporate governance, boards of directors, codes of good governance, business groups, ownership structures, and stock option plans.

Patricia Gabaldon, is an Associate Professor of economics at IE Business School, Spain. PhD in Economics, she has developed her research around the role of women in the economy and its effects in economic growth and sustainability. Her research has also been published in numerous book chapters and articles in academic journals such as Long Range Planning, Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate Governance: an International Review, or the European Management Journal, among others.  

Hannah Möltner, Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at FOM University of Applied Sciences, Germany. After graduating in Psychology, she received her doctoral degree in Management from Witten/Herdecke University. Her research interests include work and leadership motivation as well as healthy leadership and organizations. She is consulting public and private organizations and has published in academic and practitioner journals in the disciplines of management and psychology.

 

Organizing committee

Daniele Dalli, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behavior, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Mariacristina Bonti, Professor of Organization, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Nicola Meccheri, Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Riccardo Giannetti, Professor of Cost Accounting, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Enrico Gonnella, Professor of Business Administration, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Giulio Greco, Professor of Accounting, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

Paola Ferretti, Professor of Banking, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa

  

Admission Documents

Motivation letter stating for what purpose and for what kind of research subject you think you will use qualitative methods.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 18th March 2019

For more info visit the web site: www.qualitativerm.ec.unipi.it

 

Course Fee 

750,00 €.

The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and the social dinner.

 

 

Contact info

EURAM Executive Office

EURAM c/o EIASM

Place de Brouckère 31

1000 Brussels

Belgium 

EURAM Job Market

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