Master's degree in Rehabilitation Science in Healthcare Professions

Research methodology applied to business processes - METODOLOGIA DELLA RICERCA ORGANIZZATIVA

Course code
4S006188
Name of lecturer
Enrico Maria Piras
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
SPS/09 - ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LMSRPS - 2° ANNO 1° SEM. dal Oct 8, 2020 al Feb 13, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The module aims at offering students the basics tools to conduct research in organizations. Particular attention will be given to research in clinical settings and healthcare organizations.
The first lessons will introduce the main differences between qualitative and quantitative methods in organizational analysis and the elements to consider that guide researchers in their choices regarding the overall approach and research techniques.
Subsequently students will be introduced to the key methods of qualitative research (participant observation, discursive interviews and focus groups) and how to approach data analysis. At the end of the module students will master the basics skills needed to conduct autonomously or with little supervision a small-scale research from negotiating access to the field to report writing.

Syllabus

The module is structured in 5 lessons:
1: introduction and research design
2-4: ethnography, interviews, focus group
5: data analysis

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mario Cardano La ricerca qualitativa Il Mulino 2011 978-88-15-14980-0

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment will be based on an oral examination





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