Constructing Professional Identity

Constructing Professional Identity

On April 14, we will have a paper focusing on the construction of professional identities. The paper is written by Michael Pratt, Kevin Rockmann and…

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Behavioral theory of the firm

Behavioral theory of the firm

A Behavioral Theory of the Firm (BTF) by Richard Cyert and Jim March is one of the most influential works in the field of management….

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Influential writing

Influential writing

Publishing success is important for scholars and ideally we would like to craft papers that also have the power to influence our discipline. Although we…

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Engaged Scholarship II

Engaged Scholarship II

Our discussion on ‘engaged scholarship’ as a way to generate knowledge for both theory and practice continues. Based on Van de Ven and Johnson (2006)…

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Engaged Scholarship I

Engaged Scholarship I

Recently we were discussing theoretical contributions and practical relevance in various ways. Moreover, in our last meeting we came across the term engaged scholarship coined by…

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Organizational identity & culture

Organizational identity & culture

Continuing with our discussion on phenomenon-centered and rich empirical material we will look at an article from the first issue of the new Academy of…

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Celebrating Organization Theory: Counterpoint

Celebrating Organization Theory: Counterpoint

Continuing with the debate on organization theory, in our next meeting we look at the counterpoint by Davis (2015) to Celebrating Organization Theory (Lounsbury &…

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Celebrating Organization Theory

Celebrating Organization Theory

Theoretical relevance and contributions are crucial ingredients for succeeding in the publishing process but also for enhancing the progress of the research field. As Suddably…

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Making sense of sensemaking

Making sense of sensemaking

Over time, sensemaking became one of the most influential perspectives in the field of management and organization studies. Since its development by Karl Weick (1969,…

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The Grabber

The Grabber

In connection to Tim’s visit and his academic writing workshop, we will have a discussion on one of the key elements of a paper, namely…

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