Experimental methods to study time and action in projects

Experimental methods to study time and action in projects

In preparation for the 16th APROS/EGOS (in Sydney, Australia), we will discuss a short paper written by Tomas Blomquist and Maria Kapsali. Maria is currently…

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The Grabber

The Grabber

In connection to Tim’s visit and his academic writing workshop, we will have a discussion on one of the key elements of a paper, namely…

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Persuasion with Case Studies

Persuasion with Case Studies

As an author, writing a paper that is convincing is essential for ensuring good quality and meaning. It helps for creating acceptance from readers and…

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Document Analysis as a Qualitative Research Method

Document Analysis as a Qualitative Research Method

When reading qualitative case studies, I often find claims that ‘document analysis’ or documents are used as a one of several sources of ‘information’. But…

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Two Strategies for Inductive Reasoning

Two Strategies for Inductive Reasoning

Quite often I find myself reading papers where there is an interesting case (study) presented, but after reading the full paper I have and empty…

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Citations in the Organizational Sciences

Citations in the Organizational Sciences

We all know that citations are important for the credibility of scholarly work. But how important are they really, and exactly for what purpose are…

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Writing A Good Read

Writing A Good Read

Continuing on the path that we started on last week, we will for the 6th of May continue the discussion addressing the question of “how to present…

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Tips on writing up (and reviewing) qualitative research

Tips on writing up (and reviewing) qualitative research

Qualitative research is great for addressing “how” questions—rather than “how many”; for understanding the world from the perspective of those studied; and for examining and…

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Towards a Methodology of Humour

Towards a Methodology of Humour

In a recently published paper in Sociology, Cate Watson (University of Stirling, UK) discusses the role of humour, wit, and satire within contemporary social sciences. She…

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Five Misunderstandings About Case-Study Research

Five Misunderstandings About Case-Study Research

To provide a alternative perspective to the claims made by Professor Billsberry in regards to the usefulness of case studies, we will for next week…

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