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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON DOCTORAL DISSERTATION WRITING AND PUBLISHING


VILNIUS, JUNE 30-JULY 3, 2014
INTRODUCING EDEN

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PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Prof.dr. Ilona Buciuniene, Vice Dean of PhD Studies, ISM University of Management and Economics

 

FACULTY

 Wolfgang Mayrhofer (AT) is a professor of business administration, holds a chair for management and organisational behaviour at WU Vienna, Austria, and is Program Director of Doctoral studies at WU. Previously, he held teaching and research positions at the University of Paderborn and the Dresden University of Technology, both in Germany. His research interests focus on international comparative research in human resource management and leadership, careers and systems theory. He has co-edited, co-authored and authored 27 books and more than 170 book chapters and peer reviewed articles. Wolfgang Mayrhofer has taught in various international programs and is a research fellow at the Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, Simon Fraser University, Canada, member of the academic advisory board of AHRMIO, associate member of the Centre for Professional Work and Careers, Loughborough University, and an appointed visiting professor at Henley Management College, UK.

Winfried Ruigrok (NL) is a professor of International Management and currently serves as Dean of the Executive School of Management, Technology & Law at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. He previously held positions at the Warwick Business School (UK), Rotterdam School of Management (NL), European Commission (B), University of Amsterdam (NL), and Netherlands International Organisation for Development Cooperation (NL). He teaches courses in international management, corporate governance and research methods. His research focuses on the link between internationalisation and firm performance, international top management teams and boards, corporate governance, diversity management, and the case study method. He has published papers in numerous journals, incl. Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Management International Review.

 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

Successful writing and defense of doctoral dissertation, publishing of research findings in top academic journals as well academic career is closely related to the development of research competences which include deep understanding of research, theory building and testing capacities and appropriate writing and publishing skills.

The purpose of this seminar is to disclose the research process, the main criteria of good research paper and  doctoral dissertation, and the most effective ways of writing up and publishing research findings.  During the seminar doctoral students will consider and analyze the following issues:

  • Reflect on their goals and rationales for writing a thesis as well as discuss characteristics of good research questions.
  • Explore the fit between research question, theoretical foundation and methodology.
  • Relate their fields of interest and research questions to adequate publishing outlets.
  • Become familiar with key quantitative and qualitative research methods and challenges in management research.
  • Relate research methodologies to their own projects.
  • Consider the publication implications of their methodological choices.

PROGRAMME

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EVALUATION

Full attendance is required to obtain the certificate
4 ECTS will be assigned upon completion of the seminar

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested doctoral students should register online (and submit the required documents). Some places still available - please contact Nina Payen at payen@eiasm.be. Besides doctoral students, other researchers may participate. The number of participants will be limited to create a stimulating environment. The selection among the applicants will be conducted by the Institute’s Faculty. They will review the following documents which should necessarily complement each application form:

  • the applicant’s curriculum vitae demonstrating his/her capabilities of doing research ;
  • a letter of recommendation of his/her local faculty supporting the application ;
  • a two-page description of his/her doctoral research, indicating the general objectives. 
     

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION
The seminar will be held at the ISM University of Management and Economics, Vilnius, Lithuania.
The programme will start on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 09.00 and is scheduled to end on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 13.00

PARTICIPATION FEE
The participation fee is 1100 €. This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents,lunches and 2 group dinners.

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Institute offers a limited number of scholarships of 600 € per member institution. Scholarships are strictly limited to students coming from an EIASM Institutional Member (the Academic Council). Allocation of the scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the European Institute.

Cancellations made before June 4, 2014 will be reimbursed with 10% deduction of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

APPLICATIONS

 TO APPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW.

 

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Nina Payen
EDEN Manager, EIASM -  PLACE DE BROUCK√ąRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 61 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: payen@eiasm.be