Frontiers of Digital History Methods and Tools for Management, Organization, and History Scholars
|Session Type: PDW Workshop
Program Session: 132 | Submission: 16488 | Sponsor(s): (MH)
Scheduled: Friday, Aug 4 2017 2:00PM – 4:00PM at Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Hanover Hall E
Presenter: Michael Rowlinson, U. of Exeter
Organizer: Robin Gustafsson, Aalto U.
Presenter: Charles Edward Harvey, Newcastle U.
Presenter: Mirko Ernkvist, Ratio Institute
Presenter: Mairi Maclean, U. of Bath
Presenter: Johann Peter Murmann, U. of New South Wales
Organizer: Mirko Ernkvist, Ratio Institute
Moderator: Robin Gustafsson, Aalto U.
Presenter: David A. Kirsch, U. of Maryland
|This PDW sets out to provide a broad overview and insights to management, organization, and history scholars at large on the current research forefront in how digital databases, methods and tools could contribute to the integration of management, organization, and history research. Overall the PDW centers on the idea for outlining opportunities and current frontier work with digital methods and tools for systematic digital reconstruction of historical sources, rigor and transparency of analysis and inference from evidence. These methodological advances enable new forms of scholarship and research groups collaborations. This PDW will: (1) introduce the participants to the historical developments of digital databases, tools and methods; (2) provide perspectives by forerunner management, organization, and business history researchers on methodological advantages, challenges and opportunities with digital history methods and tools for the integration of management, organization, and historical research; (3) present leading recent research work with digital methods and tools using large-scale digitized historical sources and evidence; (4) provide ample of time for Q&As and open discussions.|
|Search Terms: Digital history methods | Large qualitative datasets | Research methods|