Conclusion: Science for a Better World

The current system is falling short of fulfilling our collective potential. The goal for researchers and their institutions should include business and societal impact, not simply to publish in a small set of journals with limited readership. The results of research are an important input into the curriculum and are the basis for informing public…

Exemplary Practices

Appendix B: Initiatives and opportunities to change the status quo Category 1: Initiatives on improving research relevance 1. Research Excellence Framework Decisions on assessing research impact. The UK Research Excellence Framework (2014) placed 20% weight on societal impact in assessing universities research programs. 2. The UK Stern Report (2016) calls for a broadening of the…

How to Do Relevant Research – part 2

How to Do Relevant Research – part 2:  Navigating the Networked Value Stream of Organizational and Management Research   Speakers: Dr. Susan Albers Mohrman, Prof John Boudreau and Prof Christopher G. Worley   The eco-system of organizational knowledge is an expansive, diverse, and dynamic network of actors and activities. Organizational researchers who aspire to have…

RRBM Webinar: Doing Meaningful Research: Traps and Tricks

“RRBM Webinar: Doing Meaningful Research: Traps and Tricks” Speaker: Professor Mats Alvesson     Thursday, 22nd of October at 9AM (Eastern) / 3PM (Central European) / 6.30PM (Delhi)   This research webinar is aimed at PhD students and early-career scholars interested in conducting meaningful research. There are many complaints about most research having little of…

Yearly activities

Below is a summary of the group’s yearly activities:   Year 1 – Fall 2014 to Summer 2015 This project had its seed in summer 2014 but formally began in fall 2014. The idea was to form a team of leading scholars in business schools to address the two major challenges of business school research:…