WORKSHOP 29/11 with Professor Robert Gephart on “Qualitative research as interpretive science”

We, TripleEd and the research profile “Leadership, Organization and Working life” @ the Department of Pedagogy, are excited to welcome Professor Robert Gephart from University of Alberta to Umeå. Professor Gephart is an extremely well-known professor in the broad field of organization studies, with a particular interest in crises and qualitative methods. You find his biography below. We really hope that you take the opportunity to attend the two events. There will be one seminar and one workshop. Please see information below.





WORKSHOP – Qualitative research as interpretive science


WHEN: 29th of Nov

TIME: 13.15-15

Signing up is not required but appreciated;
(Chapter to be provided on request)



Bio: Robert P. Gephart is Professor of Business at the University of Alberta and Chercheur associé at Institut de socio-économie des entreprises et des organizations, Magellan, IAE Lyon, Université Jean Moulin.  Dr. Gephart is an internationally recognized scholar whose research has contributed important advances in qualitative research methods for the social and management sciences.  His substantive research has also provided important insights into the management of organizational risks, crises and emergencies.  Dr. Gephart served for over 10 years as Associate Editor of the Organization Research Methods journal.  He has published in a number of highly visible journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management Organization Studies, and Organizational Research Methods.  Dr. Gephart is the author of Ethnostatistics: Qualitative foundations for qualitative research (Sage, 1988), co-editor of Postmodern Management and Organization Theory (Sage, 1996, with D. Boje and T. Thatchenkery) and lead editor of The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency Management (2019 with C. C. Miller and K. Svedberg Helgesson). Dr. Gephart received the 2015 Sage/Research Methods Division Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management for his contributions to organizational research methods and launching the field of ethnostatistics.

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