3rd-4th October, 2016 at Ice Breaker Stage, TellUs Innovation Arena, University of Oulu, Finland

Barbara Czarniawska

GRI, University of Gothenburg

Registration by September 9th, 2016: arto.lanamaki@oulu.fi

The main textbook used is Czarniawska, B. (2014) Social science research from field to desk (London: Sage).

HOMEWORK (to be done before the course)

- Textbook: Prologue, Chapter 1

- Answer the following questions about your own work

  1. What do I want to know?
  2. Why do I want to know just this?
  3. How will I learn about it?


Day 1: Monday 3rd October

  • First session (10-12): Presentation of students' projects
  • Second session (13-15): Studying management and organizing: a call for a symmetric ethnology
  • Third session (15.30-17.00): Grounded theory: Study design

Day 2: Tuesday 4th October

  • First session (10-12): Fieldwork: Direct observation & shadowing
  • Second session (13-15): Making sense of texts
  • Third session (15.30-17.00): Writing it up