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Abstracts Selected - 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies ECRM 2013



 

The closing date for abstract submission was 13 December 2012. The review panel has completed the selection process of submissions received by the extension date of 7 January 2013, this page lists the abstracts selected for submission as full papers. To protect the integrity of the double-blind peer review process, abstract titles and author details are separated. Titles are listed in no particular order and author names are listed alphabetically by lead author surname. You can see an outline programme for the conference on the Programme page.


Full papers are due not later than 31 January 2013. Authors are advised that this is a FINAL date. Earlier submission of the full paper helps us to manage the review process in a timely manner.
So if your full paper is ready before 31 January 2013, please email it to Julia Hawkins the conference submissions manager. This is of particular importance if you will need a visa to attend the conference.

 

 

Paper titles (in no particular order)

The Philosophy and Practice of Researching in the Voluntary Sector; What’s Different?

Repositioning the Division of Power for Delivering Public Service in the City of BATAM

Research Methodology Strategies In Strategic Management

A Comparison of Three Projective Techniques; Lessons Learned from a Business Research Class

Marketing Research for Eliciting Patient Experiences; Memory-Work, Baby Boomers and Healthcare Narratives

Soft Systems Methodology-based Action Research for Theoretical Research Practice; Lessons from Constructing the Competitiveness of SMEs in Creative Industry

Looking Through, Looking At and Looking Behind; Using Photos in Research Interviews

Crisis Management Simulations - Narrative Inquiry into Transformative Learning

A Business Science Case Study; Taxonomies and Research Design

Assessing the Learning Style Preferences of Postgraduate General Business Management Students using VARK

Applying Quadrant Analysis to Determine Textbook Learning Enhancement

Developing a General Analytical Inductive Research Strategy to investigate University / Industry Collaboration

Using Focus Groups as a Diagnostic Tool With Positivistic Approach

Insights to Identify Knowledge Acquisition; Evaluating of Programs to Stimulate Innovation

Conflicting Conceptions of Business Ethics Methodology

Bridging Online and Offline Worlds

Ethnography in IT research

Data Mining Techniques in Marketing

Reflections on the Implications of Globalization of Education for Graduate Research Supervision

Problematizing ‘Repeat Studies’ in Management Sciences

The Research Journey; Why it is Important to Think About it and record it, as a Vehicle to Becoming a More Competent and Effective Researcher.

Implementation of an Information Systems Security Policy; Action Research

Barriers to Using Qualitative Methods in Business and Management Research in Ukraine

Reliability and Validity of the Portuguese Version of the Survey of Attitudes Towards Statistics

In a Word; Applying Cognitive Interviewing Methods in Legal Market Research

Experts and Novices; a Learning and Teaching Intervention to Support Literature Review Writing

Towards the Operationalisation of the Socio-Political Impact of Research Findings in Business and Management Studies

Comparison of Methodologies of CSR Index – Application to the PSI 20 Companies

Developing knowledge sharing partnerships in the SME sector

Methodology for Investigating Job Satisfaction and Motivation among Academics in Portuguese Higher Education

Case Method as Pedagogy in Social Researches

Why Older People Intend to Learn Computers - A Grounded Theory Study

Grounded Theory Application in Doctorate Research

What They Did and What They Said? – An Observed Experience

Use of a Learning Management System in an Undergraduate Business Communications Courses

Dual Imperatives of Soft Systems Methodology-based Action Research; Lessons from the Reconstruction Competitiveness of Telematic Creative Industry Based on Relational Economy Paradigm

Characterizing Intuition in Information Systems Research

A Research Process to Discover Theory Grounded in Data

Evaluating a Newly Implemented Dissertation Supervision System – Views from Both Sides of the Equation

Observation Method in Healthcare Services

Empirical Examination of Internal Dynamics of Software Project Management; Mixed Methods Approach

An Application of Multi Methodology in Soft Systems Methodology-based Action Research; Lessons from Reconstruction of Business Group Competitiveness Based on Dual Ambidexterity Paradigm

Development and Testing of Scoring Systems for Quantifying Qualitative Data through Structural Equation Modelling; A Pilot Study

Framework for Achieving Equilibrium between Research Relevance and Rigour by Young Researchers in the African Context

Using Knowledge Cartography Techniques for Conducting a Realist Synthesis on Collaborative Teaching

Presenting a New Research Method for Evaluating and Comparing the Organizational Performance by “FADI CONE”

Selecting Public e-Procurement MCDA Methods Using a Three Tier Evaluation Research Model

Issues in Analysis of Focus Group Related to Influenza Outbreaks in the Rural Communities of Baram Setting

Linking entrepreneurial orientation to export performance

Crowdsourcing; Personal Values and Self-Efficacy as Antecedents to Creative Behavior

The Prevalence of Research Methodology Mis/Conceptions Among Business and Management Academics

The Truth, and Nothing but the Truth; the Impact of Storytelling

Using a Mixed Methods Research Design to Study Skilled Migrants in Regional Australia

Towards a Theory of Business Process Analysis

A Methodological Scan of a National Industry Based Research Program for the Rail Industry 2007-2014

Research Methodology in Accounting; the Dynamics of the Annual Corporate Report

Using Focus Groups to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Mixed Methods Research; Creating Fusion from the QUAL and QUAN Data Mosaic

The Three World Model of Knowledge as a Solution to Failing Research Centres

Preparatory and Field Work Phases in the Qualitative Empirical Research Process in Management; Case Studies.

Application of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) to Develop Employee Satisfaction Diagnostic Model

Case Studies as a Management Research Strategy

Assessing burnout in the Portuguese Military Army

The Importance of Qualitative Methodology in Management Empirical Research

Fostering Constructivism in Inductive Data Collection; Combining Interviews and Perceptual Mapping

Validating Staff Opinion Using Institutional Data; Identifying Processual Issues With Module Evaluations

Thematic Content Analysis; Is There a Difference Between the Support Offered by MAXQDA ® and by NVivo® Software Packages?

The Use of Critical Incidents as a Focus for Narrative Inquiry

Appreciating Appreciative Inquiry; An Overview on a Positive Organizational Change Method

Sales Ethics; Methodological Review

Everyday Ethics for Student Research Projects

A Mixed Qualitative Methods Approach to Evaluating Visits to Year Abroad Students

Understanding the Australian Indigenous Entrepreneur through Narratives

Restructuring The Governance Structure of SMEs in Creative Industry, An Application of Soft Systems Methodology-Based Action Research

And we Shall Spend the First Million Together. Narrative as Basis for a Case Study Research Process.

Research Methods in Management Academic Programs; From Where We Are to Where We Want To Go

Teaching Theatre-Based Research

Teaching Research Design; Positioning Neo-Empiricist Inductive Management Research

Integrated Evaluation Model Strengthening Effective Management of Strategic Research Programmes

Entrepreneurship Education Model in Higher Education? A Participatory Action Research Approach to Generate Model Entrepreneurship Education

Research Methodological Trends in Business and Management Studies; An Exploratory Bibliometric Survey

A Multi-Layered Approach to Surfacing and Analysing Organisational Narratives; Increasing Representational Authenticity

Theoretical Foundation for Managers’ Behavior Analysis by Graph-Based Pattern Matching

Narrating an emerging cross-sector partnership

The Limits of Relativism in Managerial Thinking

Researching Volunteer Legacy at The Games; Déjà vu?

Co-word Mapping using Correspondence Analysis

The Creanovatology of Research Methodology; TRIZ-based Research Methodology

Scales Development and Constructs Measurement of Value Creation Toward Sustainability

Gender Advertisements; Adaptation of Goffman's Work on the Covers of Travel Magazines

 

Names in Alphabetical order: (lead author first)

Adil Mohamed, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK; Miguel Baptista Nunes, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK; Alex Peng, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK

Levina Olga, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany

Ahmedshareef Zana, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Miltos Petridis, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Robert T. Hughes, University of Brighton, United Kingdom

Lim Tau Sian, Taylor's University, Malaysia

Ameer Irfan, University Of Turku, Finland

Lima Rua Orlando Manuel, School of Accounting and Management of Porto, Portugal

Anderson Deborah, Kingston University, UK

Lopacinska Ludmiila, Institute for Sustainable Technologies - National Research Institute, Poland; Adam Mazurkiewicz, Institute for Sustainable Technologies - National Research Institute, Poland

Ashwin Marie, Ecole de Management de Normancie, France; Alan Hirst, Ecole de Management de Normandie, France

Lopes Arminda, Instituto Politécnico/Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Castelo Branco, Portugal

Baranchenko Yevhen, Department of Management, Sumy State University, Ukraine; Andrey Yukhanaev, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK

Lopes Eurico, Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal; Luis Barata, Beira@net, Portugal; Ana Barata, Instituto Politecnico C.Branco, Portugal

Bednall David, Deakin University, Australia; Marie Ashwin, EM Normandie, France; Alan Hirst, EM Normandie, France

Lopes Isabel, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança - Escola Superior de Línguas e Administração, Portugal; Filipes Sá-Soares, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Benson Angela, University of Brighton, UK; Tracey Dickson, University of Canberra, Austalia

Machado-Taylor Maria de Lourdes, CIPES, Portugal; Rui Brites, ISEG, Portugal

Bone Zelma, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Marais Hendrik, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Brown Ann, Cass Business School, UK

Marcella Rita, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom; Haykey Rowlands, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom

Cameron Roslyn, Central Queensland University, Australia

Martins Nico, University of South Africa, South Africa; Nico Martins, University of SA, South Africa

Capaldi Nicholas, Loyola University New Orleans, U.S

Martins Nico, University of South Africa, South Africa; Nico Martins, University of SA, South Africa; Ellen Caroline Martins, Organisational Diagnostics, South Africa

Cardoso Ana, University of Minho, Portugal

McAran Danny, Henley Business School, Canada; Sharm Manwani, Henley Business School, UK

Cardoso Margarida, Universidade do Minho, Portugal; Isabel Ramos, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

McMullen Cathi, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Ian Braithwaite, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Clark Murray, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Mohammadi Fatemeh, IAU, Iran

Clemson David, London South Bank University, UK; Khalid Samara, London South Bank University, UK

Mojtahed Reza, Information School,The University of Sheffield, UK; Miguel Baptista Nunes, Information School,The University of Sheffield, UK; Jorge Tiago Martins, Information School, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom; Alex Peng, Information School, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Darabi Fariba, Sheffield Business School, UK; Murray Clark, Sheffield Business School, UK

Monteiro Albertina Paula, Instituto Superior de Administração e Gestão (ISAG) e Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto), Portugal; Ana Maria Soares, Universidade do Minho (Escola de Economia e Gestão), Portugal; Orlando Lima Rua, Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto), Portugal

David Fátima, Guarda Polytechnic Institute / UDI-IPG, Portugal; Rute Abreu, Guarda Polytechnic Institute, Portugal

Morais Susana, Universidade do Minho, Portugal; Isabel Ramos, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Duarte Joana, Instituto Politécnico/Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Castelo Branco, Portugal; Arminda Lopes, Instituto Politécnico/Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Castelo Branco, Portugal

Myers Graham, Private, South Africa

Eaves Sally, T-Systems / Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom; John Walton, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Nicholas Arlene, Salve Regina University, USA

Ehsani Moghadam Neda, Tarbiat Modares university, Iran; Hamidreza Yazdani, Tehran university, Iran

Oliveira Mírian, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Claudia Bitencourt, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil; Eduardo Teixeira, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Ana Clarissa Santos, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil

Fakis Apostolos, University of Derby, UK

Palhau José, Portuguese Military Army, Portugal; Alexandra R. Costa, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal; Rui Pimenta, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal

Fathurahman Heri, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Sudarsono Hardjosoekarto, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Martani Huseini, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Pereira Ilídio, ESTSP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal; Rui Pimenta, ESTSP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

Fernandes Paula Odete, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and NECE (UBI), Portugal; Ana Paula Monte, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and NECE (UBI), Portugal; Rui Pimenta, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal; Sandra Afonso, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Petison Phallapa, College of Management, Mahidol University, Thailand

Fitkov-Norris Elena, Kingston University, UK

Pienaar-Marais Magdal, National Research Foundation, South Africa; Gerhard Moolman, National Research Foundation, South Africa

Fitriati Rachma, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Sudarsono Hardjosoekarto, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Martani Huseini, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Qureshi Rashida, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Pakistan

FitzPatrick Mary, Waikato Management School, New Zealand; Janet Davey, Waikato Management School, New Zealand

Ragsdell Gillian, Loughborough University, UK

Flak Olaf, Universtity of Silesia, Radio and Television Department, Poland; Marcin Grzegorzek, University of Siegen, Department ETI, Research Group for Pattern Recognition, Germany

Rahayu Amy, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Rachma Fitriati, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Fong Reynoso Carlos, Universidad de Guadalajara, M xico

Rahmayanti Krisna Puji, DPR RI, Indonesia

Gehrels Sjoerd, Stenden University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Reiter Sebastian, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Golestan Hashemi Sayed Mahdi, Research Center for Creanovatology & TRIZ, Iran

Rich Martin, Cass Business School, UK

Hardjosoekarto Sudarsono, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Rachma Fitriati, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia; Martani Husaini, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Saunders Mark, University of Surrey, UK; FRank Bezzina, University of Malta, Malta

Haskova Simona, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic; Pavel Kolar, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic

Silva Dorotea, University of Minho, Portugal; Fernando Romero, University of Minho, Portugal; Filipa Vieira, University of Minho, Portugal

Hongphisanvivat Somdee, Thammasat University, Thailand

Silva Sílvia, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal; Sara Ramos, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal

Ji Gopal, SRCC, Delhi University, India; Prakash Sharma, Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India

Smith Peter, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom; Ron Lawson, University of Sunderland, UK; Gary Shaw, Serious Organised Crime Agency, UK

Justin Constance, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia; Rohaya Mohd-Nor, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

Stacey Anthony, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Kemble Ross, Anglia Ruskin University, UK; Farnsworth Tom, Redland Research Ltd, UK; Keeble-Allen Diane, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Tractenberg Leonel, Faculty of Business Administration and Finance / Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil

Knowles Deborah, Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, UK; Karen Kufuor, Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, UK

Tuta Mihaela, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania; Adina Iulia Zara, Cristiana Maria Munthiu

Krivokapic-Skoko Skoko, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Tracey Trudgett, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Sonya Pearce, University of technology sydney, Australia; Mark Morrison, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Utulu Samuel C. Avemaria, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Kusumastuti Retno, University of Indonesia, Indonesia; Soedarsono Hardjosoekarto, University of Indonesia, Indonesia; Azhar Kasim, University of Indonesia, Indonesia

Vallack Jocene, James Cook University, Australia

Lamb David, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Vargas-hernandez Jose G., University center for economic and managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara, México

Ledimo Ophillia, UNISA, South Africa; Nico Martins, UNISA, South Africa

Waring Teresa, Northumbria University (Newcastle Business School), UK; Lorraine Johnston, Northumbria University (Newcastle Business School), UK; Thuyuyen Nguyen, Northumbria University (Newcastle Business School), UK; Peter Scullion, Northumbria University (Newcastle Business School), UK

Lees Rebecca, Kingston University, UK

Yearwood Verna, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

 

 

 

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You can see an outline programme for the conference on the Programme page.


Papers presented at the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The proceedings have an ISBN and ICIW conference proceedings are listed and or indexed with multiple accreditation bodies.


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