How to Do Relevant Research – part 3

How to Do Relevant Research – part 3:  Managing Multi-Faceted and Multi-Directional Relationships   Speakers: Dr Philip H. Mirvis, Dr. Rob Cross and Dr. Susan Albers Mohrman   Generating and disseminating knowledge relevant to practice requires expanding our conceptual and empirical reach and our aspirations for impact beyond our institutional and discipline-based communities. Using case…

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…

Better, Not Perfect

Better, Not Perfect   Speaker: Professor Max Bazerman (Harvard Business School)   This presentation is based on Max Bazerman’s book by the same name as the title of the talk (Harper Business, 2020): Every day, you make hundreds of decisions. They’re largely personal, but these choices have an ethical component as well; you value certain…

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…