ECRM 2022- Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
Edited by Dr. Manuel Au-Yong-Oliveira & Professor Carlos Costa
These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 21st European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM 2022), hosted by University of Aveiro, Portugal on 2-3 June 2022. The Conference Co-chairs are Dr. Manuel Au-Yong-Oliveira and Professor Carlos Costa, both from University of Aveiro, Portugal.
ECRM is a well-established event on the academic research calendar and now in its 21st year the key aim remains the opportunity for participants to share ideas and meet. The conference was due to be solely held at University of Aveiro, Portugal, but due to the global Covid-19 pandemic it was moved online also, to be held as a hybrid event. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting conference. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.
The opening keynote presentation is given by Dr José Martins, a Senior Researcher at AquaValor – Centro de Valorização e Transferência de Tecnologia da Água, with the title of, The use of Mixed Methodologies as a Path to Study ICT Adoption and Continuous use. The second day of the conference will open with an address by Dr Zélia Breda and Dr Filipa Brandão both from University of Aveiro on the subject, Sociometric Analysis in the Study of innovation in Hospitality and Tourism.
With an initial submission of 76 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 22 Academic research papers, 1 PhD research papers and 3 work-in-progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from Bahrain, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the USA