Qualitative methodology seminar series
This advanced series of workshops aim to address the practical, analytic and intellectual questions related to the collection, analysis and writing of qualitative data. It aims at PhD students and young researchers who currently plan to use qualitative methods in their research project and want to refine their methodological skills. The workshop will assume prior general knowledge of the methodologies involved and will have a strong experiential dimension. We will alternate taught sessions on the principles, practicalities and issue of using a specific methods with the practical use of the method. You will be also given a number of readings that will help you to inform your reflection and learn from the experience of others.
Professor Davide Nicolini is Professor at Warwick Business School and Co-Director of IKON (Innovation, Knowledge & Organisational Networks Research Unit, Organisation & HRM, Organising Healthcare Research Network).
Davide previously worked at the University of Trento (Italy) and held a senior social scientist position at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London. Experience also in design and management of action-learning programmes and action-research based interventions.
His research interests is within practice-based approaches to the study of knowing, learning, and change in organisations; innovation process in healthcare and other complex environments; advancement of action-based approaches to learning and change; study and promotion of safety.
Davide has published extensively in many leading international journals, such as Organization Science, Organization Studies, Human Relations, MIT Sloan Management Review, Social Science and Medicine and so forth. He has also written several books, including his book on practice-based theory which was published by Oxford University Press in 2012.
In addition to the seminar on 30.November there will be three more seminars: 29/1 “Preparing and conducting observational studies”, Professor Davide Nicolini, 26/2 “Moving from data to theory”, Associate Professor Natalia Levina, Date not confirmed. Writing qualitative research for IS journals.