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040040 UE Experimental Methods I (MA) (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Tuesday 06.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Friday 09.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 12.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 12.11. 11:30 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 16.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Friday 16.11. 11:30 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Monday 19.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 19.11. 11:30 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Friday 23.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Friday 23.11. 13:15 - 14:45 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Monday 26.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Seminarraum 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 26.11. 11:30 - 13:00 PC-Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Untergeschoß
Monday 03.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 03.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 04.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

How can we use experiments to learn more about organizations?
This course covers the various forms of experiments in strategy and organizational research. It provides an overview of the process of creating a research design.
A major aspect is the comparison of the different approaches to laboratory experiments in different fields. First, we discuss the experimental methods on a theoretical and practical level. We use well-known experiments as examples of advantages and limitations of the experimental methods. As the main topic, we will focus on recent experiments in strategy and organizational design. Students will participate by reading and presenting articles about interesting experiments. As the main project, students will determine their own research questions, review the corresponding literature and devise a proposal for a possible experiment.

Please be aware that student papers will be checked for plagiarism with the software TURNITIN. Students who plagiarize will fail this course.

Please refer to www.strategy.univie.ac.at for general information on our courses.

Assessment and permitted materials

10% - Attendance, class participation, idea presentation
10% - Mini-experiments
15% - Hand-in assignments
25% - Final Exam
40% - Final Paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Understanding, evaluating, and classifying experiments
2. Using (formal) models to design experiments
3. Analyzing organization from a designer's perspective
4. Learning how experiments are used (for research) in strategy and organizational studies

Examination topics

Lectures
In-class experiments (Simple examples)
Discussions
Student Presentations

Reading list

To be announced in class.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28