研究方法研讨班管理哲学师资培训活动报名

会议介绍

July 12-14, 2007, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

The workshop was held successfully with the support of our sponsors
and well received by more than 100 participants from 16 universities from
the Mainland and Taiwan. We sincerely thank our sponsors for their support,
the faculty advisors for their involvement and dedication. And, we thank
all the participants for their active participations and their passion to learn!








 

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

The goal of the workshop is to help doctoral students to develop the state of the art high quality research that follow the international research standards and can be potentially published in international journals.  The specific objectives are:

1. to provide information about some exemplary ways dissertations are managed;

2. to help doctoral students and their committees to develop the most important and meaningful dissertation projects;

3. to provide social support to doctoral students and their committee in creating dissertation projects that make meaningful contribution to knowledge and practice; and

4. to build relationships with the future generation of Chinese scholars and their advisors.

The 3-day workshop will be held at Zhongshan (Sun Yat-san) University in Guangzhou, with the second day at the South China University of Technological (Hua Nan Li Gong). Ten universities in China will be invited to participate in this workshop. Each invited university will send 8 students and 2 faculty advisors in areas of OB, HR, and strategy to participate in the workshop. 

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WORKSHOP PARTICIPANT NOMINATION CRITERIA:  

a) Students entering year 2 or 3 of their doctoral studies

b) Faculty members who supervise doctoral students

c) English proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing

d) A one-page resume summarizing education, work, and research experiences

e) A one-page statement of research interests and tentative dissertation topic

Note:  Participation in this workshop is by invitation to universities. Please contact Prof. Xiao-Ping Chen for any question about participation in this workshop.

 

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WORKSHOP FACULTY LEADERS

Eleven international scholars with experience of working with doctoral students will serve as faculty leaders/advisors.  Each faculty member will give one 1.5 hour lecture and lead a group of ten participants (8 students and 2 doctoral advisors) in developing research proposals. The groups will be formed on the basis of common research interests.   

1. Anne Tsui, Arizona State University (Workshop Director)
2. Xiao-Ping Chen, University of Washington
(Workshop Co-Director)
3. Eric Abrahamson, Columbia University
4. Chao Chen, Rutgers University
5. Larry Farh, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
6. Kenneth Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong
7. Yadong Luo, University of Miami
8. Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas
9. Philip Phan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
10. Shuming Zhao, Nanjing University
11. Changhui Zhou, Peking University
12. Xueguang Zhou, Stanford University

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UNIVERSITIES INVITED (by alphabetical order of university names)

Chongqing University
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics
Fudan University
Jilin University

Jinan University
Nanjing University
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Renmin University of China

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Sichuan University
South China University of Technology
Sun Yat-Sen University
Wuhan University
Xiamen University

Zhejiang University
 

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SPONSORS

International Association for Chinese Management Research
South China University of Technology
Sun Yat-Sen University
United Parcel Service

 

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Download Area

Articles to be read before the workshop (Please be reminded that NO hard copies of these articles will be provided at the workshop. Please print these articles out and bring them with you to the workshop)

Please click on the lecture title to download pdf version of the articles and the powerpoint slides of the presentations

Day 1 - July 12, 2007 (Thursday)
09:00 - 10:30 Lecture 1 - Anne S Tsui, Arizona State University
The scientific research process and types of empirical studies
Powerpoint slides
11:00 - 12:30 Lecture 2 - Eric Abrahamson, Columbia University
Choosing a dissertation topic, defining the research question and contributions
Powerpoint slides
14:00 - 15:30 Discussion session 1: Share research interests and identify four topics for detailed discussion
16:00 - 17:30 Lecture 3 - Yadong Luo, University of Miami
Developing theory and hypotheses
Powerpoint slides
19:00 - 21:00 Discussion session 2: Each group discusses 4 proposals in depth
Day 2 - July 13, 2007 (Friday)
09:00 - 10:30 Parallel lecture 4a - Larry Farh, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Challenges in measuring OB/HRM constructs
Powerpoint slides
09:00 - 10:30 Parallel lecture 4b - Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas
Challenges in OT/Strategy research
Powerpoint slides
09:00 - 10:30 Parallel lecture 4c - Shuming Zhao, Nanjing University
Challenges in HRM research in China
Powerpoint slides
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel lecture 5a - Xiao-Ping Chen, University of Washington
Challenges in experimental research
Powerpoint slides
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel lecture 5b - Xueguang Zhou, Stanford University
Challenges in secondary data research
Powerpoint slides
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel lecture 5c - Kenneth Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Challenges in survey research
Powerpoint slides
14:00 - 15:30 Discussion session 3: Continue discussion of proposals
16:00 - 17:30 Lecture 6a - Philip Phan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Challenges in entrepreneurship research
Powerpoint slides
16:00 - 17:30 Lecture 6b - Changhui Zhou, Peking University
Challenges in innovation research
Powerpoint slides
16:00 - 17:30 Lecture 6c - Chao Chen, Columbia University
Challenges in Guanxi research
Powerpoint slides
19:00 - 21:00 Discussion session 4: Continue discussion of proposals and select one proposal for presentation
Day 3 - July 14, 2007 (Saturday)
09:00 - 10:30 Discussion session 5: Continue discussion of proposals and finalize research design of the selected proposal for presentation
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion session 6: Preparation for presentation
13:00 - 14:30 Parallel proposal presentation 1a: 3 Macro presentations
Parallel proposal presentation 1b: 3 Micro presentations
15:00 - 16:30 Parallel proposal presentation 2a: 3 Macro presentations
Parallel proposal presentation 2b: 3 Micro presentations

16:45 - 17:30

Wrap up session - Faculty panel: Do's and Don'ts in dissertation research + Q&A session

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Maps

Map of Guangzhou city

Metro Station Map

Campus map of Sun Yat-Sen University (workshop registration area: 培訓公寓)

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Travel Information to Workshop Venue (Sun Yat-Sen University)

English version 

Chinese version

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Weather

The average temperature ranges from 30 to 35 degree Celsius during mid July in Guangzhou. Sunny during daytime and high humidity. Since its coastal location, weather in Guangzhou is sometimes unstable with occasional thunderstorms and lightning. A raincoat or umbrella is advised.

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