Organizational scholars have relied on a variety of methodological approaches to address research questions, including quantitative and qualitative methods. Along with using quantitative methods in some studies and qualitative methods in other works, researchers can also use mixed methods designs combining quantitative and qualitative methods in the same study. The central premise of relying on mixed methods is that the use of quantitative and qualitative approaches in combination may provide a better understanding of phenomena and relationships than either approach alone.
Continue reading Call for Papers: Mixed Methods
Some of you might use video as a source of data in your research. We invite you to submit papers for a Special Issue of Organizational Research Methods on Video-Based Research Methods. Some further information is included below or click this link for the Call for Papers (http://orm.sagepub.com/ Click on the “Call for Papers” button).
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The results of the 2014 election cycle are in — please congratulate the new members of the Research Methods Division’s leadership team:
John Kammeyer-Mueller (University of Minnesota)
Incoming PDW Chair
Karen Jansen (Australian National University)
Incoming Representative at Large
Kris Byron (Syracuse University)
Incoming Representative at Large
The Research Methods Division will have a full slate of Professional Development Workshops at the 2014 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The conference will occur August 1-5 in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, including scheduling information, please visit the Academy’s conference site.
After a long dry spell, the Research Methods Measure Chest Wiki has been re-activated and re-launched. Unfortunately, due to a server crash, the content from the old Measure Chest has been lost. So, we’re seeking your help to repopulate the Measure Chest with measures frequently used by organizational scholars. Anyone can add a new measure.
The RM Division has successfully updated its bylaws. Thank you all for voting on the measure and helping us successfully complete the business of the division. You can access the new Research Methods Division Bylaws here.
The deadline for award nominations has been extended to Friday, March 14th, 2014. Nominations are being sought for the following awards:
- Distinguished Career Award
- Early Career Award
- Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award
Please consider nominating someone for these awards.
The RMD will present awards at our annual business meeting during the Academy of Management Conference in August. In the past, some of these awards have carried a small monetary “token of appreciation.” Thanks to a generous donation by Sage Publications, the amount of each award we give has increased substantially. So start thinking about your colleagues and associates who deserve some recognition for their hard work!
Send your nominations to:
Kevin D. Carlson
RMD Awards Committee Chairperson& Representative at Large
Department of Management, Virginia Tech
2007 Pamplin Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
David Harrison has shared the syllabus for his doctoral research methods course. Download it here.
Jeff Edwards has shared the syllabi for his two-semester sequence on research methods. You can download the syllabi here:
Katherine Klein shared the syllabus for her research methods doctoral seminar. Download here.