Re-imagining the Research Process

Re-imagining the Research Process   Speaker: Professor Mats Alvesson (Lund University)     This talk offers a unique solution to the shortage of more imaginative and engaging research by re-imagining the core elements of the research process, through contrasting conventional and alternative metaphors. In contrast to existing methods, which mainly focus on standard ingredients in…

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…

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…