Brian Boyd is guest editing a special issue focused on methods issues for Corporate Governance: An International Review. A summary from the full Call for Papers is pasted below. You can access further information about this special issue on the CGIR website.
Research Methodology in Governance Studies: Challenges and Opportunities
Guest Editors: Brian Boyd, Renée Adams, and Steve Gove
Research methodology is important for any academic topic, but arguably even more so for corporate governance. Most constructs in governance research are unobservable, raising questions regarding the suitability of proxy indicators. Additionally, the pattern of relationships among variables is often complex, requiring sophisticated designs ranging from mediation to multiplex networks, among others. Thus, it is not surprising that it is often difficult to identify causal effects in corporate governance research.
The goal of this special issue is to advance knowledge regarding the design and implementation of the methodological component of governance research.
With hosting by CARMA, the Research Methods Division provided an online Doctoral Consortium to contribute to the development of advanced doctoral students. A number of these sessions were recorded and have been archived by CARMA. You can access the following sessions:
Thanks to all who participated in the PDW on “New Unobtrusive Methods” at the 2014 AOM Meeting. Here are materials from the session, which presenters have graciously shared.
Abstract for session:
An educational session focused on providing guidance to those interested in using new unobtrusive methods in their research. The session will comprise educational presentations about specific methods (i.e., email data, digital trace data, video-assisted coding, and wearable sensors); a panel discussion and commentary about general issues in using new unobtrusive methods; and, small group roundtables with presenters to address questions about specific techniques.
Materials from session
Session Intro (Andrew Knight)
Email data (Adam Kleinbaum)
Digital trace data (Brad Staats)
Computer-assisted coding of video data (Kristin Smith-Crowe)
Wearable devices (Karren Watkins)
Dan Newman put together this useful schedule of this year’s PDW program (click the image to enlarge).
Construct: Emotional labor
Sources: Brotheridge, C. M., & Lee, R. T. (2003). Development and validation of the emotional labour scale. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 76, 365- 379.
Brotheridge, C. M. & Lee, R. T. (2002). Testing a conservation of resources model of the dynamics of emotional labor. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 7, 57-67.