Joining Forces for Powerful Research
Terri Griffith

Business schools began in partnership with businesses. We maintain relationships with our business communities through formal relationships with advisory boards, career centers, and adjunct faculty. As we strive for responsible research in business and management, perhaps we can look to stronger/more prevalent formal business relationships related to our research. Perhaps we’ll soon see corporate names…

More Resistance Than Expected
Some Ph.D. Program Directors Refuse to See the Responsible Research Initiative as an Opportunity
Katrin Muff

I had the opportunity to present the initiative as a keynote speaker at the EFMD Doctoral Programme Conference recently and was surprised by the degree of intellectual resistance to the idea. I had chosen a purposefully interactive presentation format, inviting the audience of Ph.D. Directors to reflect on their role in crafting programs that generate…

The Management and Organization Science Puzzle:
Questions from a Metaphorical Comparison of Medicine and Management
Fabrice Cavarretta

Management and Organizational Science (MOS), a pillar of the Social, Behavioral and Economic field, is a young science. Nonetheless, it has moved rapidly from an initial focus purely on practice (previous to the reports by the Ford and Carnegie Foundations in the 1960s) to its current state where it relies on more of a “pure…

Building Momentum!
Bill Glick

The train is just starting to roll and it is not too late to give another push and get everyone on board. The community for Responsible Research in Business and Management (cRRBM) built an excellent case for action and a compelling vision to change the dysfunctional eco-system supporting and rewarding research that fails to live…

Toward science-based professionalism
Georges Romme

The RRBM’s community call for action is an important one. The unintended, often negative, consequences of the academic system in and around business schools are well-known. In 2016, I published The Quest for Professionalism (awarded by RRBM as a good example of responsible research), which includes a comprehensive analysis of the stalemate in our discipline…