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  16-17 June, London, UK
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13th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
Cass Business School at the City University London
London, UK
16-17 June 2014

Ann Brown

Martin Rich

Jenny Harrow

Vangelis Souitaris



Winners at ECRM 2014  London, UK

The winner for Best PhD Paper


The winner for Best Poster



Quantitative and Qualitative Dimensions of Stress: A Snapshot Approach


Syed Gohar Abbas, IAE, University of Lyon 3, France and Jalil Ahmed, London Metropolitan University, UK


Making Room for Resilience, Agility and Innovation: Practices for Social Solidarity Institutions


Arminda Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal





Best of ECRM 2014  London, UK click the icons below to view

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Abstract Booklet






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2014 Abstract booklet


Jenny Harrow









Conference Chair:

Dr Ann Brown, Cass Business School, City University London, London, UK

Programme Chair:

Dr Martin Rich, Cass Business School, City University London, London, UK

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Jenny Harrow, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management; Co-Director of ESRC Research Centre on Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, Cass Business School, London, UK


“Does worrying make us better management researchers?”


Prof Vangelis Souitaris, Professor of Entrepreneurship and PhD Programme Co-Director, Cass Business School, London, UK


“Training PhDs in research methods: The experience at Cass



We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the Cass Business School, City University London, London, UK and the assistance provided by the Conference Chair, Programme Chair 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.

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




Ann Brown

Conference Chair

Martin Rich

Programme Chair





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Conference Status

The conference is now closed. ECRM 2015 in Valletta, Malta was launched at the close of ECRM 2014 in London, UK


Publication opportunity

Papers presented at the conference are published in the conference proceedings. Papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods. (ISSN: 1477-029) The latest issue of the journal is available to read online.

Conference and Journal Accreditations



ECRM conference proceedings are:

§      indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation

§      indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.

§      listed in the EBSCO database

§      indexed by Google Books

§      indexed by Google Scholar


Conference publications are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body, this process can take several months.


The Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods is:

§         rated level 1 in the Danish Government bibliometric lists

§         rated level 1 in the Norwegian register of scientific journals and publishers

§         listed in the Ulrich directory of periodicals

§         listed in the Open Access Journals database

§         listed in the EBSCO database of electronic journals

§         listed in the Cabell Directory of Publishing Opportunities

§         indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.

§         Ranked C in the Australian Research Council ERA Journal list

§         Listed in the ProQuest database







This conference is supported by:












Take a quick look at ECRM 2013

Who was there

We have received several requests to make available the author pictures that were posted up at the Conference Registration desk. We hope this (along with the participant list in your conference pack) will help facilitate your personal networking efforts.



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Pictures taken during the conference and at the conference dinner are available on Picasa. Click the icon to the right to view.

The winners for Best Poster were:


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

Lees Rebecca, Kingston University, UK

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

Apostolos, University of Derby, UK



ECRM 2013 Full conference proceedings


Both print and CD versions of the full conference proceedings are available for purchase from the Academic Bookshop. You can download the booklet of abstracts by clicking the image on the right.




Prizes will be awarded for  the best PhD paper and best poster

Proceedings for previous ECRM conferences can be purchased from our bookshop by clicking on the Purchase Proceedings button.

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This page was last updated on the 19 June 2014








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