Recent Conference

Davis Conference on Qualitative Research 2016

Co-chaired by Professor Bechky and Professor Elsbach, this year’s conferences features guests from around the world to discuss key topics on qualitative research.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Afternoon: Check in to Hotel in Davis
Hyatt Place UC Davis
173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, CA 95616, USA
Phone: +1 530 756-9500 Fax: +1 530 297-6900
http://ucdavis.place.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/place/index.jsp

6:45 PM - Meet in Hotel Lobby to leave for dinner in Davis, Seasons Restaurant

Saturday, March 19, 2016

7:45 AM - Meet in hotel lobby to walk to Business School

8:00-8:15 AM - Welcome and continental breakfast

8:15-9:15 AM – Paper 1 – Global Best Practices and Local Understandings of Work: Evidence from Technology Use in an Indian Handicraft Cluster, Aruna Ranganathan

5 minute break

9:20-10:20 AM - Paper 2 – Is “Mine” Meaningful in Creative Work?, Bess Rouse

5 minute break

10:25-11:25 AM – Paper 3 – Cultural Brokers, Silent Mobilization, and Institutional Change in Chicago’s Public Architecture,  Santi Furnari

11:30-12:30 PM LUNCH

12:30-1:30 PM - Paper 4 – Towering Over Babel: Distributed Recombinant Innovation through Cross Boundary Problem Formulation, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf

5 minute break

1:35-2:35 PM - Paper 5 – Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better: Category Evolution and the Ro-Ro Ferry, Mark Zbaracki

5 minute break

2:40-3:40 PM - Paper 6 – Budgeting as a Ritual of Engagement: Creating a System of Control, Melissa Mazmanian

4:00 PM - Depart for Napa, wine tasting and dinner (we will have vans).

5:15 PM - Check in to Meritage Resort and Spa, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, California, 94558 Phone  855.318.1768, website: http://meritageresort.com/

6:00 PM – Dinner at the Rutherford Terrace, Meritage Resort and Spa.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

On your own in Napa
Morning van to Sacramento Airport