Designing & Conducting Work-Life Research: Innovative Approaches, Challenges and Dilemmas

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Description

This event aims to broaden work-life researchers' methodological toolkits, both quantitative and qualitative, and provide practical methodological guidance and support from experts in the field. 

Two renowned US scholars in work-life research, Prof Gary Powell (Emeritus of Management at the University of Connecticut in Storrs) and Prof Jeff Greenhaus (Professor Emeritus in the Department of Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business), will present and discuss quantitative approaches to exploring the work-life interface using vignettes and the critical incident technique. In addition, they will be joined by two UK-based speakers, Prof Caroline Gatrell (Professor of Organization Studies and Associate Dean of Research at University of Liverpool Management School) who will talk about researching emotionally charged topics and the possibility of tears, and Dr. Laura Radcliffe (Doctor of Organizational Behaviour and Director of the Master of Research Programme at the University of Liverpool Management School) who will discuss the use of qualitative diary methods to capture daily work-life experiences. Each presentation will be accompanied by interactive Q&A sessions with the audience and the latter part of the event will consist of interactive roundtable discussions focused on methodological approaches in work-life research, including providing attendees with support and guidance with regards to their own research designs. Opportunities for informal discussions and networking are also an important part of the agenda and provided throughout the day.

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When

The same event is being held on two days, one in the North (Liverpool) and one on the South (London), with the aim of maximum reach and minimizing travel costs for attendees so that more people are able to attend. Participants are expected to attend the event on one of the days only.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 10.30am - 4.30pm

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Thursday, 23rd of May 10.30am - 4.30pm

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Who Should Attend

Preference will be given to Early Career Researchers and Postgraduate Researcher Students researching the work-life interface

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Benefits of Attendance

• Attendees will broaden their methodological toolkit beyond traditional methods used for both qualitative and quantitative research.

• Attendees will gain insight into the practical challenges of employing these methods as part of their research design and attain advice on how to manage such challenges.

• Attendees will gain personal feedback and advice in relation to their own research designs and any challenges they may be facing or questions they may be grappling with.

• Attendees will have the opportunity to further develop their networks by meeting other researchers in the field, with the potential for future collaborations.

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Location

N.B. The same event is being held in two locations, one in the North (Liverpool) and one on the South (London), with the aim of maximum reach and minimizing travel costs for attendees so that more people are able to attend. Participants are expected to attend the event on one of the days only.

Tuesday 21st May:
Blackburne House
Blackburne Place
Chatham Street
Liverpool 
L87PE

Thursday 23rd May:
The University of Northumbria in London
110 Middlesex Street 
London 
E17HT

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Paper Submission Details

Please complete all sections of the registration form by following the link below, making sure to include additional information (not exceeding 200 words) where requested. You will receive notification if a place is allocated to you.

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Speakers

Professor Gary Powell is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. He is an internationally recognized scholar and educator on gender, diversity, and work-family issues in the workplace. He has received the Richard Whipp Lifetime Achievement Award of the British Academy of Management for his contributions to business and management research in the UK and the Ellen Galinsky Generative Researcher Award of the Work and Family Researchers Network and was also named as a Top Ten Extraordinary Contributor for his contributions to work and family research. He has published over 120 articles in in highly ranked management journals and has recently served as Co-editor of a Special Issue of Academy of Management Review on work-life theory, as well as being on the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and Academy of Management Executive.

Professor Jeff Greenhaus is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. He is also an internationally recognized scholar and a recipient of the Sage Scholarship Award from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management and the Everett Cherrington Hughes Award for Careers Scholarship from the Careers Division. He has published more than 90 journal papers in top management journals and has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Professor Caroline Gatrell is Professor of Organization Studies and Associate Dean of Research at University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS). She has a substantial publication record in high ranked journals as a scholar of Work, Health and Family and has written extensively about qualitative research methods in this field, including a book published this year entitled, ‘Families and relationships: Researching everyday lives.’ She is also the current Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Management Reviews and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Dr Laura Radcliffe is Doctor of Organizational Behaviour and Director of the Master of Research Programme at the University of Liverpool Management School. Her research on work-family conflict, decision-making and gender dynamics has been published in 4* journals. She has also has a keen interest in the use of qualitative episodic methodologies, and their ability to analyse daily episodes, events and unfolding processes, and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on this topic.

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Programme

https://narti.org.uk/events/article/designing-conducting-work-life-research-innovative-approaches-challenges-and-dilemmas-with-pro/

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Provider Information

University of Liverpool Management School in Partnership with University of Northumbria, and co-funded by BAM, the Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI), and the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS)

This event is organised by The University of Liverpool Management School, a world-leading centre for management and leadership training, education and research. ‌The School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB Accredited. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/management/

It is co-hosted by The University of Northumbria: https://london.northumbria.ac.uk/campus/

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Travel Information

For the Liverpool event (Tuesday 21st May): https://www.blackburnehouse.co.uk/contact

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For the London event (Thursday 23rd May): 
https://london.northumbria.ac.uk/campus/

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Contact

For specific information about this event please contact the workshop facilitators:

Anneke Schaefer - a.schaefer@liverpool.ac.uk

Dr Laura Radcliffe - l.radcliffe@liverpool.ac.uk

For general enquiries please contact Linh Dang at the BAM Office on +44(0)2073837770, or at eventsofficer@bam.ac.uk.

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Event Fee 

This is a free event

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Registration

22nd April 2019

https://narti.org.uk/events/article/designing-conducting-work-life-research-innovative-approaches-challenges-and-dilemmas-with-pro/

 

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Cancelation Policy - Should you wish to cancel your place, you will receive a full refund if your cancelation is made 4 weeks prior to the event. After this, full payment will be required.  BAM reserves the right to cancel the event if there are not enough people to justify running the workshops.
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21st May 2019   to   23rd May 2019
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