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Аспирантура 2020/2021

Научно-исследовательский семинар

Статус: Курс обязательный
Направление: 38.06.01. Экономика
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 1, 2 семестр
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Язык: русский
Кредиты: 5

Программа дисциплины

Аннотация

Introduction to research methods For successful research work doctoral students must have the basic skills of scientific research, be able to work independently with basic information sources, select literature on a given topic, prepare abstract surveys on the topic of research, analyze concepts and entities of ideal objects, master the skills of using information technologies and databases.
Цель освоения дисциплины

Цель освоения дисциплины

  • forming Doctoral students’ knowledge and developing their skills on how to conduct individual research work in the area of the chosen profile, prepare research papers, including thesis and improve relevant competencies.
Планируемые результаты обучения

Планируемые результаты обучения

  • mastering the methods of searching and summarizing scientific literature, working with specialized statistical resources
  • development of skills of independent work with reference and legal information systems
  • formation of skills among doctoral students in setting research problems and determining the basic conditions for empirical research in the study area
  • formation of skills among doctoral students in the formulation of research hypotheses, theories, knowledge and skills of applying research methodology in management
  • acquisition of skills to analyze practical situations
  • improving the skills of public presenting research findings and conducting research discussions
  • improving the skills of preparing publications (scientific reports, conference papers, articles for refereed academic journals) both in Russian and in English
  • usage of theoretical tools for the case analysis
Содержание учебной дисциплины

Содержание учебной дисциплины

  • Topic 1. Developing the research proposal: Problem formulation and research question development.
    Key points: (1) The structure of the research proposal (2) Problem formulation: the main activities (3) Selecting research question (4) Criteria for topic choice
  • Topic 2. Creating, developing, and writing theory
    Key points: (1) What is the theory? What theory is not. Propositions vs. hypotheses (2) Constructs – the foundation of the theory (3) Theorizing by developing model
  • Topic 3. Literature review: how and why to do literature review?
    Key points: (1) Bibliometrics: main steps (2) Critical analysis of the existing literature (3) Creation of a new knowledge based on the literature review
  • Topic 4. Research design, methodology, data
    Key points: (1) Theory – methodology fit. Alignment of methodology and main logic of the study. (2) Research design and research strategy. Levels of research and unit of analysis. (3) Techniques and procedures
  • Topic 5. Theoretical and practical implications
    Key points: (1) Theoretical implication and theoretical contribution (2) Practical implication (3) Research misconduct: how to avoid it?
Элементы контроля

Элементы контроля

  • неблокирующий Participation in and contribution to class discussion
    Students’ participation and contribution to class discussion will be assessed during the course.
  • неблокирующий Examination in the form of an individual written extended research proposal
    For this task, you will be required to submit a written version of the extended research proposal (min 8-10 pages double-spaced) that includes research motivation, research question, selected methodology and justification of the made choices.
  • неблокирующий Current tasks during the course
    A series of tasks will be given to students, mostly related to analyzing and presenting an academic paper or own research.
Промежуточная аттестация

Промежуточная аттестация

  • Промежуточная аттестация (II семестр)
    0.3 * Current tasks during the course + 0.5 * Examination in the form of an individual written extended research proposal + 0.2 * Participation in and contribution to class discussion
Список литературы

Список литературы

Рекомендуемая основная литература

  • Andrew H. Van de Ven. (2007). Engaged Scholarship : A Guide for Organizational and Social Research. OUP Oxford.

Рекомендуемая дополнительная литература

  • ALVESSON, M., & Sandberg, J. (2011). Generating Research Questions through Problematization. Academy of Management Review, 36(2), 247–271. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2009.0188
  • Berk, R. A. (1983). An Introduction to Sample Selection Bias in Sociological Data. American Sociological Review, 48(3), 386–398. https://doi.org/10.2307/2095230
  • Blaug, M. (1980). The methodology of economics : or, How economists explain / Mark Blaug.
  • Certo, S. T., & Semadeni, M. (2006). Strategy Research and Panel Data: Evidence and Implications. Journal of Management, 32(3), 449–471. https://doi.org/10.1177/0149206305283320
  • Publishing in AMJ: Part 1: Topic choice: From the Editors. (2011). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.A8764859
  • Whetten, D. A. (1989). What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution? Academy of Management Review, 14(4), 490–495. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMR.1989.4308371