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10 | VALUES AND DECISION-MAKING

Social Theories and Methods for Research in Sustainable Organizations
Duration
11 Sep 2020 - 14 Sep 2020
Language
English
Status
CANCELED
ECTS points
3
Course directors:
Krešimir Žažar, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France
Klaus Brønd Laursen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Course description:

This programme is targeted to PhD students with disciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences broadly conceived to include, inter also, sociology, management, economics, or anthropology.

The programme aims to:

  1. Impart knowledge on recent developments on social theories and research methods for organization studies, with a particular focus being on the role values play in decision-making in organizations of the 21st century,

  2. Train skills that help participants with developing their research papers as well as a conducive publication strategy,

  3. Facilitate durable research cooperations among the participants, as well as between participants and programme directors, also foster interinstitutional cooperation at the international level

 

By the end of the programme, participants will have learned about and applied a set of innovatives organizational theories and research methods; have systematically explored the inevitable tensions between value communication and decision-making as well as their impact on the sustainability of organizations; and have further developed a current working paper as well as their skills to develop an original, collaborative research pipeling.


Application: Please apply using the official form at the Inter-University Center Dubrovnik website (apply button) or by email to Assist.-Prof. Dr. Kresimir Zazar (e-mail: kzazar@ffzg.hr). Applications must include a letter of motivation (300-500 words) as well as an extended abstract of a working paper (1500-3000 words) to be discussed, presented and improved during the paper development workshop sessions. The application deadline is 21. August 2020. Acceptance decisions will be sent out by 28. August 2020 at the latest.

The is no participation fee for presenting participants. Participants in the PHD course might also wish to consider participating in the Luhmann Conference 2020 on ''Moral communication: Observed with Social Systems Theory'', taking place at the same venue from 15 to 18 September 2020.

 

 

ECTS requirements
Participants are required to attend all lectures, prepare and present their research papers, take a part in the discussions, as well as to comment their peers works.
Course lecturers:
Klaus Brønd Laursen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Krunoslav Nikodem, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Steffen Roth, La Rochelle Business School, France
Vladislav Valentinov, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Krešimir Žažar, University of Zagreb, Croatia