Researching technology management and economics

Om kursen

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 on campus (if needed for some sessions online) on following dates:
  • September 1st 10-12
  • September 8th 10-15
  • September 15th 10-12
  • September 22nd 10-15
  • September 29th at 13 PhD thesis defence 
  • October 6th 10-15
  • October 20th at 13 PhD thesis defence 
  • November 3rd 10-15
  • November 10th 10-17 and TBD final seminar
 Complete syllabus will be distributed in August to the course participants.

Mer information


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, lecturer and leader Violeta Roso, Associate Professor, Lecturers: Anna Dubois, Professor Ceren Altuntas Vural, Associate Professor Karen Williams Middleton, Associate Professor Björn Sandén, Professor Ala Pazirandeh Arvidsson, Associate Professor Andreas Hellström, Assistent Professor Susanne Ollila, Professor