In case you were wondering what a day in the life of a business PhD student looks like – here was a typical day for me:
Morning: structural equation modeling class with slides such as this:

Then in the afternoon there is a seminar where faculty and visiting scholars present their research – and we discuss. Here is an extract from a paper:


The conversation the last two weeks has included statements such as:

“we commit hermeneutical violence against agents with an other sense of the essence of being if we do not take into consideration what their ideological stance here would be. ”

“what if this is a pre-objective sense of constructed materiality – having epistemological meaning – so that our ontological sense of what is concrete is when pointing to a construct – wouldn’t that really tick off the post-modern deconstructionists?”

Just smile and nod.
Smile and nod.