Events and Training


NCA Symposium – EURAM (Zürich, 2022)

Title: Necessary Condition Analysis. Method and Applications
Type: Symposium at EURAM conference 2022
Date: 15 - 17 June 2022, date to be announced
Place:  ZHAW School of Management & Law in Winterthur
Description: Symposium with presentation of papers or paper ideas and discussions. This symposium is part of the SIG 12 - Research Methods and Research Practice.
Fees: part of the EURAM conference fee
Panellists: Sven Hauff (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg), Jan Dul (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
Website: EURAM 2022

NCA Professional Development Workshop – AoM (Seattle, 2022)

Title: Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA): Logic, Theory, Methodology, and Publications
Type: Professional Development Workshop at the 82nd AoM Annual conference 2022
Date: 5 - 9 August 2022, date to be announced
Place:  Seattle, Washington, USA
Description: Part 1 is a general introduction to NCA in which we show the development and diffusion of NCA in the academic literature and introduce NCA and its recent developments. Part 2 focuses on the application of NCA and how NCA can contribute to better theoretical understanding of phenomena, and that necessity theories can have a large impact on recommendations for practice. 
Fees: Part of the AoM conference fee
Presenters: Jan Dul (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University), Steven Gove (Grossman School of Business, University of Vermont), Nicole Franziska Richter (Department of Business & Management, University of Southern Denmark), Ricarda Bouncken (Faculty of Law, Business & Economics, University of Bayreuth). 
Website: AoM 2022

NCA Paper Development Workshop - October 2022

Type: Paper Development Workshop (PDW)
Date: Second week of October 2022 (10-14 October)
Please note that the  exact dates of this two-hour workshop will be communicated later based on the timezones and availabity of the participants.
Place: online via Zoom
Description: In this Paper Development Workshop participants will be provided with feedbacks and advice that will help them to write a convincing manuscript that makes a valuable contribution to the scientific literature. The manuscript must be using NCA as the primary or secondary analytical technique.
Fees: Free of charge
Format: This PDW will be composed of discussions with NCA experts in a plenary session followed by roundtable discussions. 
Instructor:  Jan Dul, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands; Stefan Breet, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands and other members of the NCA development team

Application: You can express your interest in the PDW 2022 via email

Note that the number of participants is limited to 12.

'Introduction to NCA' webinar and Software demonstrations (November 2022)

Type: 'Introduction to NCA' webinars and a follow-up software demonstration webinar
Date: 10th of November 2022
Please note that the  exact time of the webinars will be communicated later
Place: online via Zoom
Description Introduction to NCA webinar: The 'Introduction to NCA' webinar will help participants who are completely new to NCA to get a first understanding of 'What is NCA?'
Description software demonstration: The 'NCA software demonstration' webinar is for participants who know about NCA (e.g. after attending the 'Introduction to NCA' webinar earlier on the day) and who want to run NCA with the NCA software in R. Knowledge of the programming language R is not required, but heplful. 

The 'Introduction to NCA' webinar and the software demonstration can be attended seperately. 

Fees: Free of charge, the webinars are open to anyone interested in NCA
Instructor:  Jan Dul and Caroline Witte, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands

Application: You can express your interest in the webinar of November 2022 via email. The registrations for the webinars will open later throughout the year. Participants who have expressed their interest will be contacted when the registration opens. 

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