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…

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…

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…

RRBM Webinar: Doing Meaningful Research: Traps and Tricks

“RRBM Webinar: Doing Meaningful Research: Traps and Tricks” Speaker: Professor Mats Alvesson     Thursday, 22nd of October at 9AM (Eastern) / 3PM (Central European) / 6.30PM (Delhi)   This research webinar is aimed at PhD students and early-career scholars interested in conducting meaningful research. There are many complaints about most research having little of…