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EDEN DOCTORAL SEMINAR ON PRODUCING AND EVALUATING KNOWLEDGE IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
JOINTLY WITH THE 6TH CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

BRUSSELS, DECEMBER 12-17, 2008
Faculty
INTRODUCING EDEN

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TARGET AUDIENCE

This seminar is aimed at doctoral students at an early stage of studying Management Accounting.

FACULTY

Prof Chris Chapman, Imperial College London
Prof. Frank Hartmann, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Prof. Wai Fong Chua, University of New South Wales, Australia

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

Management Accounting is a diverse field both in terms of its objects of interest, the perspectives applied in understanding them and ways of studying them. This EDEN aims to provide a foundational overview of the field of Management Accounting, together with an understanding of the appropriate notions of rigour and relevance that contribute to the production of management accounting knowledge across diverse research streams and approaches that are required for initial research proposals.

This seminar is proposed jointly with the 6th Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Friday December 12 (afternoon)
What is Management Accounting?
Participant presentations I

Saturday December 13
Contingency and Path Modelling in Management Accounting Research
Qualitative Field Research in Management Accounting - What, Where and Why?
Participant presentations II
Causality in Management Accounting Research

Sunday December 14
Qualitative Field Research in Management Accounting - How?
Participant presentations III
How should we study Management Accounting? - A Debate
Reviewing the upcoming conference programme 

Monday December 15 (morning) 
Presentations on selected papers from the conference
Writing, Publishing and the Review Process

Monday December 15 (afternoon), Tuesday December 16 and Wedensday December 17
6th Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting
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ADDRESS(ES)

PRACTICALITIES

TIME AND LOCATION
The seminar will be held at the EIASM.
The programme will start on December 12, 2008 (afternoon) and is scheduled to end December 17, 2008.

PARTICIPATION FEE
The participation fee is 1500 €. This fee includes participation to the seminar, the documents, lodging and full board.
Doctoral students will be assigned rooms for two.

Should you wish a single room, an extra fee of 25 € per night will be charged to you.

Cancellations made before November 24, 2008 will be reimbursed with 10% deduction of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after this date.

EIASM SCHOLARSHIPS
The Institute offers a limited number of scholarships of 700 € each. 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.

APPLICATIONS
Interested doctoral students should register online (and add the required documents) no later than October 10, 2008. 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.
For more information, please contact:
Ms. Luisa Jaffe
EDEN Manager, EIASM -  PLACE DE BROUCK√ąRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 64 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: luisa.jaffe@eiasm.be