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…

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…

Conducting Megastudies to Increase the Impact of Applied Behavioral Science

Conducting Megastudies to Increase the Impact of Applied Behavioral Science   Speaker: Katherine L. Milkman (The Wharton School)   Policy-makers are increasingly turning to behavioural science for insights about how to improve citizens’ decisions and outcomes. Typically, different scientists test different intervention ideas in different samples using different outcomes over different time intervals. The lack…

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 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…