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Researching Technology Management and Economics

  • Course code: FTEK060
  • Course higher education credits: 7.5
  • Graduate school: Technology Management and Economics
  • Course start: 2022-09-22
  • Course is normally given: Fall
  • Language: The course will be given in English
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T): This course is free for PhD students from N5T universities

The course will be run on campus and online (zoom) and complete syllabus will be distributed in early September to the course participants.


This course is one of the compulsory courses at the Graduate school Technology Management and Economics; it has been designed as the first course for the graduate students as it is a quite general introductory course followed by the Qualitative and Quantitative methods courses. We strongly recommend taking RTME before other mandatory courses. The course will run mostly on Thursdays afternoons. 


Mandatory books to obtain before the course starts:

·         Bryman A., and Bell, E. (2015 or later), Business research methods (Chapters 1-6), HongKong: Oxford Pres . (or any other edition)

·         Booth, W.C., Colom G.G., William J.M. et al  (2016), The craft of research, University of Chicago Press.

(Additional literature will be distributed before the course starts)


 Strongly recommended readings:

·      Maxwell J.A. (any edition), Qualitative research design, Sage Publications 

·      Norman Blaikie (any edition) “Designing Social Research”

·      Romanelli, E. (1996) “Becoming a reviewer”, In Frost P.J. and Taylor S.M. Rythms of Academic Life, SAGE, p 263- 267

·      Vidovic M et al (2020) Quantitative Methods in Logistics

Course examiner and leader Violeta Roso, Associate Professor, Lecturers: Karl Palmås Anna Dubois, Professor Árni Halldórsson, Professor Ceren Altuntas Vural, Associate Professor Karen Williams Middleton, Associate Professor Erik Bohlin, Professor Björn Sandén, Professor Ala Pazirandeh Arvidsson, Associate Professor
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