Responsible Research Roundtable 2021

  The 2021 (virtual) Responsible Research Roundtable (RRR) convened on June 28 and 29 2021, bringing together 84 academic researchers (57%) and business leaders (43%) from 70 institutions in 15 countries (click here for the list of participants) with a shared belief in the imperative to transform business school research to serve society more directly…

Feedback 2021 RRR

Thank you for taking a few minutes to give us some feedback. Please rate below a few specific aspects of the Roundtable:Panel 1: Why? IDENTIFY BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF ENGAGED RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS 5 – Excellent 4 3 – Good 2 1 – Poor NA Panel 2: What? GENERATE DEMAND LED RESEARCH 5 – Excellent 4…

Vlerick Business School

Vlerick Business School, Belgium Live, learn, leap   Vlerick Business School is the oldest business and management school in Europe. Founded in 1953 by the renowned academic, entrepreneur and politician, Professor André Vlerick, Vlerick Business School has been leading innovation in business for well over half a century. As the management school of Belgium’s two…

Bring Context Back In for Impact
Srilata Zaheer

When I was hired by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management 29 years ago, my first assignment was to teach a course called “Business, Government, and the Macroeconomy.” It highlighted business’ and governments’ necessary interdependence and partnership, and the role of institutions in strengthening business and society.  It reinforced my belief that scholars…

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…

Winners

Akamah, H., Hope, O. K., & Thomas, W. B. (2018). Tax havens and disclosure aggregation. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(1), 49-69. Harsh criticism meets U.S. firms who are accused of shifting profits offshore to avoid taxes. This study examines the extent of operations in tax havens compared with U.S. companies’ disclosures of geographic operations. This study…

Colorado State University

Colorado State University, College of Business Implementing “Business for a Better World” though Research with Impact   The College of Business at Colorado State University is encouraging its faculty and others to conduct well-grounded research addressing pressing societal problems. Initiatives include several aligned recognition/award programs, complementary academic centers, an annual ethics/sustainability conference, public policy-oriented journal…