PhD Prep Group

CARMA PhD Prep Group

The CARMA PhD Prep Group 2022-2023 is available only to students and faculty who are associated with organizations that are CARMA Institutional Premium or Basic Members. The PhD Prep Series consists of live online events that focus on developing research methods knowledge and skills needed for success as a doctoral student and faculty member. Different sessions will focus on topics related to the specific needs of early, middle, and late-stage doctoral students. Examples may include learning the basics of different research methods and data analysis techniques, preparing for comprehensive exams, and developing the research methods section of a dissertation proposal. Others may relate to submitting conference papers and articles to academic journals, editorial review of articles, and job search and career management.

Live Access: Institutional Premium and Basic Members

On-demand Access: Institutional Premium and Basic Members

2022-2023 Schedule:

  • Oct. 6, 2022 – 8 pm-9:30 pm EST
  • Nov. 18, 2022 – 3 pm – 4:30 pm EST
  • Feb. 10, 2023
  • Mar. 24, 2023 – 3 pm – 4:30 pm EST

How to Access Live and Online PhD Prep Groups:

  • Login as a CARMA Website User. (If you are not a Website User, please sign-up as a Website User.)
  • Once you login, you will see an option to “Register for Special Collections” under the “Register/Purchase” tab.
  • Select the collection “CARMA PhD Prep Groups 2022-23” and Checkout. (free)
  • CARMA live events can be accessed through the Zoom link in “Active Meetings” section under the “Access Live Events” tab a few hours before the event.

Conducting Impactful Literature Reviews: Getting a Head Start on your Research and Dissertation

Oct. 6, 2022, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM ET

Host: Dr. Kang Yang Trevor Yu, Nanyang Technological University

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Dr. Zeki Simsek, Clemson University

Zeki Simsek is a Professor of Management and Gressette Chair of Business Strategy and Planning at the College of Business. Prior to this appointment he held the Eversource Scholar of Technological Entrepreneurship and Ackerman Scholar at the University of Connecticut. Simsek’s research focuses on strategic leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. His papers regularly appear in the field’s premier outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management, among others. The New England Journal of Entrepreneurship in 2016 recognized Simsek as one of the most influential authors globally in entrepreneurship research in the 21st century as a result of his research output in top-tier management journals from 2000 to 2015. A recent analysis measuring scholarly impact in management education in the Academy of Management Learning and Education put Simsek in the top 1.6 percent out of more than 6,325 authors in the area of strategic management. An award winning teacher, Simsek has taught executives, masters, undergraduates, and Ph.D. students

Dr. In-Sue Oh (PhD, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa) is the Charles E. Beury Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at the Fox School of Business, Temple University.

His research and teaching interests include personnel selection constructs (e.g., personality, cognitive ability) and methods (meta-analysis, employment interviews), strategic human resource management and human capital resources, and person-organization relationships (e.g., person-organization fit, support). Dr. Oh has published over 80 scholarly articles with many of them in top tier journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He has received many scholarly awards including the two most prestigious early career contributions awards in his field of research: the 2014 Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management (AOM) HR Division and the 2016 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Dr. In-Sue Oh, Temple University

Dr. Piers Steel, University of Calgary

2011-current Professor, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
2006-2011 Associate Professor, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
2002-2006 Assistant Professor, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Academic Preparation

University of Minnesota – I/O Psychology (1997-2002)
Doctoral Thesis: “The measurement and nature of procrastination.”
University of Guelph – I/O Psychology (1993-1995)
Masters Thesis: “The effects of inconsistencies among sex, gender, and job on promotion and pay raises.”
University of Toronto – Bachelor of Arts (1987-1992)
Completed a double major in psychology and philosophy with a political science minor

Transforming Me-Search Into Research: Designing, Communicating, and Avoiding Pitfalls of Research Inspired by Personal Experiences

Nov. 18, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET

Host: Melanie Prengler, University of Virginia

Panelists: TBA

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