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…

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…

Bylaws

BYLAWS RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH IN BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT (Approved May 22, 2020 – Amended March 15, 2022)   ARTICLE 1 – NAME, PURPOSES, AND CORE VALUES ARTICLE 2 – COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP ARTICLE 3 – WORKING BOARD ARTICLE 4 – OFFICERS ARTICLE 5 – COMMITTEES ARTICLE 6 – REGIONAL REPRESENTATION ARTICLE 7 – FISCAL YEAR ARTICLE 8…

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…