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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON APPLIED METHODS AND METHODOLOGY IN CROSS CULTURAL RESEARCH


VAASA, MAY 13-17, 2019
FACULTY
HARTMUT HOLZMÜLLER
JORMA LARIMO
EDWIN J. NIJSSEN
THOMAS SALZBERGER
INTRODUCING EDEN

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A JOINT EIASM - KATAJA COLLABORATION

The Finnish Doctoral Programme in Business Studies

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR & FACULTY

Professor Jorma Larimo (jla@uva.fi) - Programme Coordinator

Professor Hartmut H. Holzmueller, TU Dortmund University, Germany: Culture theory, multi-centric team management, experiences from cross-cultural research, qualitative/ explorative research methodology

Professor Edwin Nijssen, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands: Research designs, use of borrowed scales, experiences from cross-cultural research

Professor Thomas Salzberger, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Austria: Measurement theory, emic and etic methodology, quantitative/ confirmative cross-cultural research

 

AIM

Due to globalization and higher international trade volumes there is an increasing trend in management research to conduct cross-cultural, cross-national and cross-disciplinary studies. Methods and methodology for comparative studies, however, require special knowledge and special skills.

LEARNING GOAL & OBJECTIVES

After the course, the participants will be familiar with relevant methodological literature on cross-cultural methods. They will be able to use the literature as a guideline for their own methodological choices. The participants will understand the difficulties but also the opportunities of conducting cross-cultural research. The participants will receive knowledge, understanding and preparedness to independently develop skills in conducing empirical cross-cultural research.

COURSE CONTENTS

The course provides knowledge in

  • designing theory based cross-cultural/ international studies;
  • conducting cross-cultural research; quantitative and qualitative cross-cultural comparative methodology;
  • doing cross-cultural collaborative research;
  • doing research in transitional and developing economies,
  • and doing research outside your own home country

TARGET AUDIENCE

Doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers who are conducting or are aiming to conduct comparative cross-national/cultural or international research.
Maximum 25 participants will be accepted to the course.

PREREQUISITES & EXAMINATION

Prerequisites:  Earlier studies in marketing, management and international business preferable

Five instruction days offered by internationally recognized Professors. Study material: a set of articles specified by the teacher.

Credits and Grading: 6 ECTS, from 1 to 5

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATIONS
Interested doctoral students should register online (and add the required documents) no later than February 15, 2019. Besides doctoral students, other researchers may participate.  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 ; Please indicate you on your CV, your degree and stage of  dissertation.
  • 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.

REGISTRATION & FEES

PARTICIPATION FEE

The normal participation fee for an EDEN seminar is 1.100€.

As part of the collaboration between KATAJA and EIASM, the participation fee is waived for doctoral students or faculty members of universities of KATAJA 

Thanks to the generous support of the Kataja  in Finland, we are able to offer a considerable reduction for International students.

   
Doctoral students members of universities of KATAJA

Free of Charge

International Doctoral Students
 
400 Euros (VAT Exempt)

This fee covers participation to the seminar, the course materials, lunches as well as one group dinner.

It does not include travel, accommodation and any additional expenses.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made before April 13, 2019 will be reimbursed with 10% deduction of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after this date.

COURSE COORDINATION

The course coordinator is Professor Jorma Larimo (jla@uva.fi).
For practical arrangements,
Contact at the University of Vaasa, School of Marketing and Communication : Fang Li - Fang.Li@uva.fi

ADDRESS(ES)
PROF. DR. HARTMUT HOLZMÜLLER
TU DORTMUND UNIVERSITY
OTTO HAHN-STRASSE 6
44221 DORTMUND
NRW
GERMANY
hartmut.holzmueller@udo.edu
PROF. JORMA LARIMO
UNIVERSITY OF VAASA
PO BOX 700
65101 VAASA
FINLAND
jorma.larimo@uwasa.fi
DR. EDWIN J. NIJSSEN
EINDHOVEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING AND MARKETING (PAV. L.04)
PO BOX 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
NETHERLANDS
e.j.nijssen@tue.nl
DR. THOMAS SALZBERGER
WU WIEN
INSTITUTE FOR MARKETING MANAGEMENT
BUILDING D2
WELTHANDELSPLATZ 1
A 1020 WIEN
AUSTRIA
thomas.salzberger@wu.ac.at

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION

The seminar will be held at the University of Vaasa, Vaasa, Finland..
The programme will start on May 13, 2019 at 12.00 and is scheduled to end on May 17, 2019 at 13.00

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

You are requested to make your own hotel arrangement.

A list of recommended hotels will be posted.

CONTACT AT UNIVERSITY OF VAASA

Professor Jorma Larimo  - jla@uva.fi

For practical arrangements,
Contact: Fang Fang Li - fangfang.li@uva.fi .

CONTACT AT EIASM

Nina Payen: payen@eiasm.be

 

ONLINE APPLICATION

TO APPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Nina Payen
EDEN Manager, EIASM -  PASSAGE DU NORD - 19 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 61 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: payen@eiasm.be