Webinar: Doing Research on Grand Challenges – How to make your research impactful

Speakers: Dr Katharina Dittrich, Dr Ali Gümüsay, Dr Christopher Wickert


December 9, 2020, 8 am (Eastern) / 2 pm (Central European)

This research webinar was aimed at PhD students and early-career scholars who are interested in conducting research on grand challenges. We will explore and discuss what impactful research is, the current state of the art in research on grand challenges, and how scholars can get started on doing research in the context of societal grand challenges.

Recommended readings

We recommend the participants to read any (or all) of the following material:

Panel speakers:

  • Katharina Dittrich, Associate Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick University
  • Ali Gümüsay, Head of Research Group Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society, Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society
  • Christopher Wickert, Associate Professor of Ethics and Sustainability, VU Amsterdam and Associate Editor, Journal of Management Studies

This event was supported by the Journal of Management Studies, DFG Network “Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing” and Responsible Research in Business and Management.

Moderator: Ibrat Djabbarov, PhD candidate, Cranfield School of Management