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:…

How to Do Relevant Research – part 1

How to Do Relevant Research – part 1:  From the Ivory Tower to the Real World   Speakers: Dr Philip H. Mirvis, Dr. Susan Albers Mohrman, Prof Christopher G. Worley   There has never been a more important time for researchers to generate useful knowledge, catalyze change, and contribute to managerial and organizational effectiveness. Managers…

Construct Clarity

Construct Clarity   Speakers: Professor Roy Suddaby (Victoria University); Professor Joep Cornelissen (Erasmus University)   Construct clarity is crucial to both theoretical and empirical work and across quantitative and qualitative traditions; precisely defined constructs are, for example, core to the development and testing of an explanatory model as well as to a thick ethnographic description…

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…