MGMT 8101, Theory Building & Research Design
Notes by Prof. Andy Van de Ven
Plan for Class
Questions & ideas about problem formulation chapter 3
Moves in formulating a problem
Student examples of research problems (as time permits)
© Andrew H. Van de Ven, Carlson School, U. of Minnesota, MGMT8101 Theory Building & Research Design PhD Seminar, Spring 2007
Questions & Ideas about Problem Formulation
Problem formulation is the anchor of a research
It applies to either problem-driven & theory-driven
Discuss key questions or problems you have about
problem formulation from the readings.
What is a Research Problem?
Problems vary in clarity:
A gap between expectations and... View More »