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…

Privacy In The Age Of A Pandemic.
Kirsten Martin

If we are going to end social distancing, we will need to find a way to know who has COVID-19 and where they are.Ā  Temperature and symptom tracking, testing, and contact tracing are regularly mentioned as a part of long-term solutions.[1]Ā  This is a lot of data about individuals that will be tracked and reported…

RRAS2021 Speakers

  Speaker and Moderator Bios   Africa AriƱo (Speaker) is the President of the Strategic Management Society and Professor of Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School (Spain), where she holds the Joaquim Molins Figueras Chair of Strategic Alliances. In the past, she served as Associate Editor of Academy of Management Discoveries, European Management Review,…

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 ā€” and what happens…

More Resistance Than Expected
Some Ph.D. Program Directors Refuse to See the Responsible Research Initiative as an Opportunity
Katrin Muff

I had the opportunity to present the initiative as a keynote speaker at the EFMD Doctoral Programme Conference recently and was surprised by the degree of intellectual resistance to the idea. I had chosen a purposefully interactive presentation format, inviting the audience of Ph.D. Directors to reflect on their role in crafting programs that generate…

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…