ECRM Future and Past

14th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
Hoted by:
University of Malta, Valletta, Malta
11-12 June 2015

Purchase Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ECRM are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 different formats.

  • CD Version - £50 plus Postage  and Packaging
  • Printed Version - £60 plus Postage and Packaging

Purchase Proceedings from previous ECRM Conferences

The Winners at ICICKM 2014 Sydney, Australia

Best PhD Paper

The Work Identity of Virtual Workers: A Phenomenological Exploration and Virtual Research Design 
Nienaber and Antoni Barnard, UNISA, South Africa


PHD Runner UpRunner Up

The Repertory Grid technique as a Method for Eliciting Tacit Knowledge Gottfried Catania and Raymond Randall, University of Malta, Malta



Best Posters

Poster 1Reviewing the Literature Using the Thematic Analysis Grid
Deborah Anderson, Rebecca Lees and Barry Avery, Kingston University, UK


Poster 2

Improving Learning Through Engagement: Students as Collaborators in Assessment
Daniel Russell and Barry Avery,Kingston University, UK


Poster 3

How Brilliant are We? Reflections on Using Appreciative Action Research in HE
Lois Farquharson, Bethan Collins, Susanne Clarke,  and Anita Diaz, Bournemouth University, UK


Executive Committee

Conference Chair: Dr. Frank Bezzina,  Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, University of Malta, Malta

Programme Chair: Dr. Vincent Cassar, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, University of Malta, Malta

Keynote speakers:

Professor Mark Saunders, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK
“The (re-) emergence of mixed methods research: to combine or not combine?”

Professor Rob Briner, University of Bath, UK
“Measuring employee attitudes and perceptions:  The causes and consequences of poor construct definition and operationalization”

A message of thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the host the University of Malta, Valetta, Malta assistance provided by the Conference and Programme chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

ECRM Future – European Conference on Research Methods

Future European Conference on Research Methods

16th European Conference on Research Methods
June 2017
The venue and dates have still to be confirmed

If you would be interested in hosting ECRM, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.