[Blueboard] Ateneo CORD Research Grants SY 2014-15

Ateneo CORD cord.soss at ateneo.edu
Mon Oct 13 13:38:22 PHT 2014


*SY 2014-15*


The Ateneo Center for Organization Research and Development (Ateneo CORD),
in fulfillment of its thrust to build knowledge in the Philippines,
conducts researches to help HR practitioners, line managers, and
organizations better manage Filipino workers and organizations. In line
with this, Ateneo CORD is providing research grants to eligible individuals
who will be involved in this collaboration.

*Research Priorities*

Ateneo CORD has identified the following research topics and some possible
researches as its priorities.

*Strategic Human Resource Management*

   - Best practices and innovations in the area of:
   - Workforce Planning
   - Recruitment and Socialization
   - Talent Management
   - Learning and Development
   - Performance Management
   - Employee Relations and Well-being
   - Rewards Management
   -  HR Analytics and Metrics

*Employee Attitudes and Behaviors*

   - Employee Engagement
   - Counterproductive behavior
   - Blue-collar worker Motivation

*Current Issues*

   - Alternative Structures and Work Arrangements
   - Globalization and Culturally Diverse Workforce/Expatriation
   - Generational differences
   - Technology in Organizations
   - Corporate Shared Value/Sustainability (may include Disaster
   Preparedness, Response and Management in Organizations)
   - Worker Mobility

Learning Organization

*** Studies that focus on Human Resources Management Practices and Employee
Attitudes and Behaviors in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and
Non-profit Institutions (NPIs) in the Philippines are highly encouraged*

*Coverage of Research Grant*

   - Successful applicants will be given anywhere from *P15,000 to P30,000*
   as support depending on the evaluation of the proposal.
   - Accepted proposals will also receive assistance from CORD in terms of
   being able to utilize the CORD name and network for data-gathering

*Guidelines for Proposals for the Ateneo CORD Research Grant*

   1. All graduate students, senior undergraduate students, researchers,
   and faculty members of *any* university are eligible to apply for the
   Ateneo CORD Research Grants.  Primary beneficiaries will be Psychology
   students completing their thesis or dissertations.
   2. Research proposals must be within the research priority areas
   3. Research projects must be completed within twelve (12) months.
   4. To apply for a grant, the applicant should accomplish and submit a
   Project Proposal (maximum of 3,000 words) that includes the following:

(a)  A 100-word summary of the proposed project

(b)  Description of the Project (including specific objectives)

(c)   Review of Related Literature/Conceptual Framework

(d)  Methodology

(e)  Expected Output (i.e., Thesis, Culminating Project, journal article,
book article)

(f)    Justification for the Project

(g)  Timetable

(h)  Projected Costs

(i)    Updated short version (maximum of 3 pages) of applicant’s Curriculum

   1. Deadline for submission of research proposals is

   1. *August 30, 2014 for 1st sem*
      2. *October 30, 2014 for 2nd sem*

A hard and soft copy of the proposal must be submitted to Iris de Guzman,
Program Officer for Research, Ateneo CORD (ideguzman at ateneo.edu).

   1. The research proposals will be evaluated by the CORD Research Grants
   Committee composed of the Psychology Department Chair, CORD Executive
   Director and CORD Director for Research based on the following criteria:
   contribution to Ateneo CORD’s research agenda, significance and relevance
   to the Philippine setting, methodological rigor, and quality of writing.
   2. Applicants will be informed of the committee’s decision and feedback
   regarding their proposal.
   3. Research proposals may be submitted individually, but collaborative
   proposals are also welcome.  The principal researcher, who will assume full
   responsibility for the proposed project, must be clearly identified and
   must comply with the criteria for eligibility stated in number 1 above.
   4. Researchers are required to submit a progress report within 6 months
   of project start date.  Final outputs should be submitted within 12 months
   from project start date. The applicant will be notified by Ateneo CORD on
   the acceptance of the final output.  If necessary, the applicant will have
   one month to make recommended revisions to the paper.
   5. Funding for the grant will be released on a staggered basis.  Fifty
   (50%) percent will be given upon awarding of the grant.  Twenty percent
   (20%) will be given upon submission of the progress report and the
   remaining 30% will be given upon acceptance of the final output.  Funding
   can be used to hire research assistants, encoders, programmers, and
   interviewers, as well as purchase office supplies, books, and other
   consumables.  Transportation costs may also be reimbursable from the
   grant.  Expenses for photocopying of completed research work, printing and
   publication, food and beverage, and equipment are not covered by the
   grant.  Please note that the recipient of the grant is expected to
   liquidate all expenses incurred.  It is therefore advised that all receipts
   of expenses be kept for submission to the CORD Research Grants Committee.
   6. The researcher will be liable for repaying Ateneo CORD the amount of
   the grant upon failure to submit the agreed output on schedule.
   7. Ateneo CORD will own the rights to the final outputs and may publish
   it in its monographs/publications.  Should the researcher wish to publish
   his/her report in other publications, written permission from Ateneo CORD
   should be obtained.

*For more inquiries please contact Iris de Guzman ideguzman at ateneo.edu
<ideguzman at ateneo.edu> or Dr. Joy Calleja, Ateneo CORD at
mcalleja at ateneo.edu <mcalleja at ateneo.edu> or 426-5931, 426-6001 loc 5263*
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