Relevant & Responsible Research to Counter Competition
Andreas Kaplan

Management research often faces questions and criticism about its practical impact and purpose. A recent Financial Times article stated that professors are increasingly studying “abstract, abstruse, and overly academic topics with little resonance beyond the higher education sector” and summarized the status quo of research at business schools as “underperforming.” Management researchers would mainly write…

Background

Business schools around the world are home to some of the most brilliant and well-supported scholars in all of the social sciences. Research feeds knowledge to business education, yet current research is often disconnected from real-world challenges. There is no shortage of problems whose solutions implicate business, from alleviating poverty and hunger to creating clean…

University of Sussex Business School

University of Sussex Business School, UK Research Mobilisation Groups     The University of Sussex Business School carries out high-quality research that addresses real-world issues, and seeks to develop current and aspiring leaders who will champion critical and original thinking. We have created research mobilisation groups (RMGs) that focus on promoting responsible business practice. RMGs…