• A
  • A
  • A
  • АБВ
  • АБВ
  • АБВ
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Обычная версия сайта

Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Research Seminar “Economics, Business and Society”

2021/2022
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1-4 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The research seminar “Business. Economy. Society” will include two specializations this year: The first specialization: “HR and organizational studies”, it will be focused on the inner environment of the organization. Students will learn about current areas of qualitative and quantitative research in organizations, including Employee Experience, Employer Branding, product approach, People Analytics, and others, and discuss the prospects for developing these areas from different perspectives. As the practical project the case of IT startup will be analyzed. The curators: Anna Nemirovskaya – the Head of the Sociology Department, associate professor, senior research fellow in the Laboratory for Comparative social research. https://www.hse.ru/en/org/persons/54306879 Olga Arlashkina – senior HR consultor, https://www.bitobe.ru/team/2485/ Nadezhda Orlova – visiting lecturer, https://www.hse.ru/staff/orlova The second specialization: “The market research: sociological and marketing approach”. In this specialization, we will discuss the external environment of organizations – the rules, practices and specificities of different markets in Russia and abroad. Students will learn about current areas of qualitative and quantitative research of the markets, including target audience studying, mystery shopping, consumers’ survey, customer’s journey map (CJM). As the practical project students will choose the firm and use the method of CJM creating the maps for the organization. The curators: Yana Krupets – associate professor, deputy director of the Centre for youth studies https://www.hse.ru/org/persons/37040471 Anna Savinova – market researcher https://www.hse.ru/data/2021/04/14/1368512940/CV_%D0%A1%D0%B0%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%20%D0%90%D0%9D.pdf Both specializations will be following the same course structure: Module 1. Academic reading Module 2. Methods of research and practice Module 3. Development of the students’ research proposals Module 4 (for 2nd and 3d year students): practical research projects The course consists of tutorials (30 hours). The tutorials include Mini-lectures/discussions and practical tasks
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Research Seminar is aimed at discussing academic research in the field of economic sociology, and at the formation of professional competences in studying business, economy, and society. Students will also learn how to write and read academic papers.
  • The purpose of the course is to develop students’ research skills, academic competences, and professional competences in studying business, economy, and society.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Able to conduct sociological research
  • Able to read and to analyze academic books
  • Able to study business and economic with sociological methods
  • Able to use qualitative methods of data collection and analysis
  • Know the methods and principles of academic and applied research
  • Know the specificity of sociological approach to studying economy
  • Understand the principles of doing academic research
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Academic reading and the basics of student scientific work
  • Methods of applied research
  • Student’s academic work
  • Project: implementations of research skills
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Homework 4
  • non-blocking Homework 1
  • non-blocking Homework 3
  • non-blocking Homework 2
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 1st module
  • 2021/2022 2nd module
  • 2021/2022 3rd module
  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.25 * Homework 1 + 0.25 * Homework 2 + 0.25 * Homework 3 + 0.25 * Homework 4
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Aspers, P., & Dodd, N. (2015). Re-Imagining Economic Sociology. Oxford: OUP Oxford. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1200997

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Portes, A. (2010). Economic Sociology : A Systematic Inquiry. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=329852
  • Stark, D. (2010). Ambiguous Assets for Uncertain Environments: Heterarchy in Postsocialist Firms.
  • Tittenbrun, J. (2011). Economy in Society : Economic Sociology Revisited. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=524366