Philosophical Foundations of Responsible Research

Philosophical Foundations of Responsible Research (online course) September – November 2021 (specific dates vary by location; see below)   Course Overview This doctoral course is an introduction to scientific research on business and management. It focuses on the philosophical foundations of empirical science. These foundational issues are central to the work of a scientist in…

Toward science-based professionalism
Georges Romme

The RRBM’s community call for action is an important one. The unintended, often negative, consequences of the academic system in and around business schools are well-known. In 2016, I published The Quest for Professionalism (awarded by RRBM as a good example of responsible research), which includes a comprehensive analysis of the stalemate in our discipline…

North meets South: A call for inclusive global research
Smaranda Boroș, Anita Bosch & Yuliya Shymko

The Covid-19 pandemic is not just a health, economic, and humanitarian crisis, it is laying bare some undeniable truths in societies worldwide: It emphasises the extent of inequalities, both between and within societies. In the dynamics between nations, these inequalities revolve around the reliance on international funding bodies for humanitarian aid — and what happens…

Conferences

We are happy to promote conferences that relate to or support the themes and goals of RRBM. Upcoming conferences   Saving the Planet and Society: Responsible Research in Project Management Date : December 14, 2021 Location : International Manufacturing Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK More info about the Seminar here   3rd International Hospitality Research…

Impact Scholar Community

The Impact Scholar Community supports early-career management scholars in developing impact capabilities. An initial inquiry reveals where we want to help most. Sylvia Grewatsch (Brock University), Nicholas Poggioli (University of Michigan) and Garima Sharma (University of New Mexico) are organizers of the Impact Scholar Community.   Early-career management researchers who care about impact face unique…

The Management and Organization Science Puzzle:
Questions from a Metaphorical Comparison of Medicine and Management
Fabrice Cavarretta

Management and Organizational Science (MOS), a pillar of the Social, Behavioral and Economic field, is a young science. Nonetheless, it has moved rapidly from an initial focus purely on practice (previous to the reports by the Ford and Carnegie Foundations in the 1960s) to its current state where it relies on more of a “pure…