Educating qualitative researchers in management: Toward performative judgements

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Marcelo de Souza Bispo


The aim of this essay is to reflect critically on qualitative research education in doctoral management programs. The central idea is to offer a qualitative research education model supported by the concept of performative judgment. The notion of performative judgment draws upon Aristotle’s virtues of thought via Strati’s idea of sensible knowledge. The proposal focuses on a theoretical understanding of qualitative research education rather than prescribing pedagogical techniques or steps. The performative judgment education model is therefore open-ended and flexible and may fit in different doctoral program settings. It also helps to reveal the differences between the notions of training and education, showing how they can work together in the educational process.


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BISPO, M. de S. Educating qualitative researchers in management: Toward performative judgements. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 57, n. 2, p. 158–169, 2017. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020170205. Disponível em: Acesso em: 22 may. 2024.


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