Course ObjectiveThe goal of the course is to write, together with a fellow student, a
paper based on a combination of literature and fieldwork data
(interviews and observations).
Course ContentIn the PM Fieldwork course, students will learn the most common field
research methods for qualitative organization studies: interviewing and
observations. They will use the acquired skills to analyze data (partly
provided by the teachers, partly gathered by the students themselves)
and include this analysis in a paper on a specific topic chosen within a
broader theme provided by the teachers. Qualitative data analysis skills
will be practised by using the computer programme Atlas.ti.
Teaching MethodsLectures and tutorials
Method of AssessmentA qualitative (duo) paper of around 8000 words.
LiteratureThe literature will be announced on Canvas.
Target AudienceStudents of the PM COM.
Additional InformationMost likely PM COM students will join the PM BCO students for part of
Custom Course RegistrationTutor groups will be created in Canvas.
Explanation CanvasStudents choose their partner for the writing of the paper themselves.
Recommended background knowledgeAll previous PM COM courses, especially the Research Methodology for the
Social Sciences and Academic Writing courses.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences|
|Course Coordinator||dr. F.H. Kamsteeg|
|Examiner||dr. F.H. Kamsteeg|
dr. F.H. Kamsteeg
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Study Group, Reading|