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…

Background

Business schools around the world are home to some of the most brilliant and well-supported scholars in all of the social sciences. Research feeds knowledge to business education, yet current research is often disconnected from real-world challenges. There is no shortage of problems whose solutions implicate business, from alleviating poverty and hunger to creating clean…