Training Programs


July 11-14, 2009, Chengdu, China

Below is the tentative program schedule for the workshop.

Date/ Time July 11 (Saturday) July 12 (Sunday) July 13 (Monday) July 14 (Tuesday)
09:00-10:30 Lecture 1
The scientific research process and types of empirical studies
(Tsui/Van de Ven)
Parallel lecture 4a
Measuring OB/HR constructs

Parallel lecture 4b
Experimental research

Parallel lecture 7a
Conducting OT/Strategy research

Parallel lecture 7bEntrepreneurship research

Discussion session 7
Continue discussion of proposals and finalize research design of the selected proposal for presentation
11:00-12:00 Lecture 2
Choosing a dissertation topic, defining the research question and contributions
Parallel lecture 5a
Survey research

Parallel lecture 5b
Multi-level research

Parallel lecture 8a
Doing HR research in China

Parallel lecture 8b
Creativity research
(J. Zhou)

Discussion session 8Preparation for presentation
13:00-14:00 Proposal presentations
(Each proposal, 20 minutes presentation and 20 min Q&A

6 Macro proposals
6 Micro proposals

14:00-15:30 Discussion session 1
Share research interests and identify four topics for detailed discussion
Discussion session 3
Each group discusses 4 proposals in depth
Discussion session 5
Continue discussion of proposals
16:00-16:30 Lecture 3
Developing theory and hypotheses
Parallel lecture 6a
Grounded Theory Building
(Van de Ven)

Parallel lecture 6b
Secondary data research
(C.H. Zhou)

Parallel lecture 9a
Conducting indigenous research

Parallel lecture 9b
Challenges in cross-cultural research

16:45-17:30 Wrap up session
Faculty panel: Do’s and don’ts in dissertation research + Q&A
19:00-21:00 Discussion session 2
Each group discusses 4 proposals in depth
Discussion session 4
Each group discusses 4 proposals in depth
Discussion session 6
Continue discussion  and select one proposal for presentation