Call for Papers 9th Management Control Conference September 2013 in Nyenrode

Papers are invited on any aspect of management control or performance management in public, private or third sector  organizations. Examples of suitable subject matter include: Conceptual frameworks for management control Managerial and organisational performance Risk assessment as part of management accounting and/or control Regulatory issues and management accounting and/or control Changes in organisational control and management … Continue reading Call for Papers 9th Management Control Conference September 2013 in Nyenrode

Three nice articles about statistics

In the first article Edwards (2011) explains the “fallacy of formative measurement”. After comparing the reflective and formative measurement in terms of dimensionality, internal consistency, identification, measurement error, construct validity, and causality he claims that formative measurement is not that good after all. The second article by Carlson and Wu (2012) is about “the illusion of statistical … Continue reading Three nice articles about statistics

Here is a nice overview of the research design choices as a decision tree. Research design map (Beech, 2005). Continue reading here. Timur Continue reading

Introduction to Validity

If you want to follow up the presentation by Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok about the validity issues in research, you may want to read the Introduction to Validity in the online Research Methods Knowledge Base. Let me know about the latest (2011/2012) published articles around this topic. Timur Continue reading Introduction to Validity