06260159 - Preparation to research in international management

Credit hour 2
Total number of hours 12
Number of hours for lectures 12

Goals

This class focuses on research in international management. Recent trends in international management research are discussed and major research methods are explained. Students are asked to analyze publications in international management. Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs): Link between theory and practice: being able to analyze and conduct research in international management.

TARGETED KNOWLEDGE
To be familiar with research in international management

TARGETED SKILLS
To know how to analyze and conduct research in international management

Content

1. Conducting research in international management
2. Analysing publications in international management
3. Contributions of research in international management

Bibliography

BOOKS USED AS REFERENCE:
  • Easterby-Smith, M., Thorpe, R. and Jackson, P.R. (2015), Management and Business Research, 5th ed., London, Sage Publications.
  • Ghauri, P. and Gronhaug, K. (2010), Research Methods in Business Studies, 4th ed., London, Prentice Hall.

ADDITIONAL READINGS:
  • Thiétart, R.-A. (2014) (ed.), Méthodes de recherche en management, 4th ed., Paris, Dunod.

EMBLEMATIC BOOKS OR RESEARCH PAPERS REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
  • Buckley, P. and Ghauri, P. (2015) (eds.), International Business Strategy. Theory and Practice, London, Routledge.

PUBLICATIONS OF THE iaelyon FACULTY REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
  • Kalika, M. (2016), Le mémoire de master, 4th ed., Paris, Dunod.
  • Mayrhofer, U. (ed.) (2013), Management of Multinational Companies: A French Perspective, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Mayrhofer, U. (2014) (ed.), Les Grands Auteurs en Management International, Colombelles, Editions Management & Société, coll. Grands Auteurs.

Tests

Continuing Examination
Nature of student work and proportion weight: Analysis of a research work in international management.