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…

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…

Brief Status Report

RRBM (www.rrbm.network) Brief Status Report June 15, 2020   Prepared for the participants of the 2020 Responsible Research Virtual Summit on June 29.   Origin: RRBM was founded in 2015, by 24 senior business professors around the world (10 countries) representing the five core business disciplines of accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations management. Supporting…

Organizing for Societal Grand Challenges – part II

Organizing for Societal Grand Challenges – part II Creating impact through outreach activities and teaching   Speakers: Sascha Friesike (Berlin University of the Arts), Emilio Marti (Erasmus), Matteo Ronzani (Manchester)   We discuss how researchers who study societal grand challenges can create impact through outreach activities and teaching. Sascha Friesike elaborates on the idea of…