You are cordially invited to join the students of the IPHD course: Philosophy of Management Research in the session onDecember 8, Friday, 1:30 to 4:30 pm, on the topic of “Careers in Science”, in Room 111, Building No. 2, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Brief Course Description
This 10-session course offers a brief introduction to scientific work in organization and management. It focuses on a few key issues in the philosophy and the conduct of science. These issues help us gain clarity on the role of scientific research in advancing the practice of management and progress of human society. The role of the scientist as public servant of knowledge and the meaning of a career in science will be explored.
Session 9: Careers in Science
There are great variations in the nature of scientific careers and contributions. This session will explore the different ways to have a meaningful career in science and in life, and as a professor of research and teaching in business schools. A panel of faculty colleagues at different career stages from different universities will share their experiences, how they overcome challenges and their approaches to living a meaningful and rewarding career and life in science.
Current University (graduating University)
1:30 – 1:45
1:45 – 2:30
SUN Fangfang (accounting)
Harbin Institute of Technology (Ohio State U)
ZHANG Hongyu (OB)
Central University of Finance and Economics (PKU)
ZHONG Weiguo (Strategy)
Peking University (Chinese U of HK)
2:30 – 3:15
Yang Zhi (Strategy)
Huazhong U of S&T (Hong Kong U)
LIANG Jian (OB)
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (HK U S&T)
WEI Xin (OB)
University of Int’l Business and Economics (PKU)
JIA Liangding (Strategy)
JING Runtian (OT)
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (XJTU)
REN Bing (OB/OT)
Nankai University (Chinese U of HK)
4:15 – 4:30
Questions for panel members:
1. What was your career path so far? What is unique or different about the path you have travelled?
2. What have been the major challenges along the way, and how did you overcome them?
3. What is your personal aspiration as a researcher and educator? How are they similar to or different from others?
4. What have been the most rewarding experiences in your career so far?
5. What is your advice to students and young scholars in terms of decisions and approaches to a meaningful career as a university professor and researcher? What should they do or not do?