Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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JO025030 JOJ13 Research Methodology 8 ECTS
Organised by
Management and Organisation
Person in charge
Juha Laurila


The course especially intends to deepen the methodological awareness and capabilities of doctoral students. This should result in their widened understanding of possibilities for empirical research and the ways in which these possibilities are related to theoretical and methodological choices.

Teaching methods

No lectures.

Modes of study

Written exam JO025031 Research Methodology, literature 5 ECTS cr.
Exercises JO025032 JOJ13 Research Methodology, exercises 3 ECTS cr.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

1. Integrating research a guide for literature reviews, Cooper, Harris M. (1989) , 0-8039-3430-0.

2. Constructing social theories, Stinchcombe, Arthur L. (1968) , 0-226-77484-8.

3. Management research an introduction, Easterby-Smith, Mark (2000), 0-8039-8393-X .

4. On the art of doing field studies an experience-based research methodology, Andersen, IB;Borum, Finn;Kristensen,Peer-Karnoe (1995) , 87-16-13269-6.

5. Methodology for creating business knowledge, Arbnor, Ingeman (1997) , 0-7619-0450-6 .

6. Organizational research methods a guide for students and researchers, Brewerton, Paul (2001) , 0-7619-7100-9.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Doctoral Studies in Mangement and Organization (Management and Organisation)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Management and Organisation
Information Systems Science