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4304665: Research Methods in Information and Process Management Science

Type: Module/Examination
Scheduled in semester: 2
Self-directed study time: 120.0
Semester: SS 17
Language: English/German

Module coordination/Lecturers


Doctoral degree programme in Business Economics (01.09.2008)


The module "Research Methods in Information and Process Management Science" aims at deepening the students' skills in research design. It focuses on pivotal issues of conducting and structuring research activities as part of information and process management research.

Subjects dealt with in the model comprise (but are not limited to):

  • Introduction into design science
  • Design science vs. behavioural science
  • Rigour vs. relevance
  • Design science in information systems research
  • The design science research process
  • Reviewing the literature
  • Design science examples
  • Design science challenges
  • Theorizing in design science
  • Publishing design science

Exam Modalities

The students will be assessed in this module through:

  • Presentations
  • Discussions


  • PWW-DS_Research Methods in Information and Process Management Science (SS 17, in Planung)