Including Practitioners in Co-Creating Desirable Future

Including Practitioners in Co-Creating Desirable Future   Speaker: Dr Garima Sharma (Georgia State University)   Management research fails to impact practice because our focus is on evidence from the past that may not reflect practitioners’ current reality. Further, we use this historical evidence to predict the future. However, as the current crises has shown, often…

Conclusion: Science for a Better World

The current system is falling short of fulfilling our collective potential. The goal for researchers and their institutions should include business and societal impact, not simply to publish in a small set of journals with limited readership. The results of research are an important input into the curriculum and are the basis for informing public…

2019 Responsible Research in Management Award

Second Annual “Responsible Research in Management” Award   Co-Sponsored by the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management and the International Association for Chinese Management Research   Call for nominations Submission dealine : November 24, 2018   Goal Responsible research is defined as studies that produce both credible and useful knowledge. Credibility refers to…

Bring Context Back In for Impact
Srilata Zaheer

When I was hired by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management 29 years ago, my first assignment was to teach a course called “Business, Government, and the Macroeconomy.” It highlighted business’ and governments’ necessary interdependence and partnership, and the role of institutions in strengthening business and society.  It reinforced my belief that scholars…

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…