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…

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…

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…

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…

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…