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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New opportunity

New opportunity

What could be a better start of 2015 than finding new opportunities… And here is one example; the Academy of Management is introducing a new promising…

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The craft of clear writing

The craft of clear writing

Although we all have different writing styles, a common challenge for everybody is to master the craft of clear writing. As a key ingredient of…

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End of semester activity

End of semester activity

Tomorrow, we will have a small end-of-semester activity! The same old time, the same old place… For those of you who would like to have…

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Tips on writing up (and reviewing) qualitative research

Tips on writing up (and reviewing) qualitative research

Qualitative research is great for addressing “how” questions—rather than “how many”; for understanding the world from the perspective of those studied; and for examining and…

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A Study Into the Buildup of Fluff in My Belly Button

A Study Into the Buildup of Fluff in My Belly Button

In a recent paper in Journal of Management Education, Jon Billsberry starts by writing; “Clothing businesses have given considerable attention to the way in which…

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Rethinking management scholarship

Rethinking management scholarship

A new team, a new approach? For the next seminar we will have the editorial form the brand new issues of Academy of Management Journal….

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The Importance of Storytelling in Academic Writing

The Importance of Storytelling in Academic Writing

In a recent editorial i AMJ, Bono and Pollock argue that we, as scholars, have two jobs: Answering interesting questions and telling the story. Numerous…

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Developing better theory about project organizations

Developing better theory about project organizations

As I hope you all know, we currently have a visitor in Janice Thomas from Athabasca University, Canada. Yesterday, I asked Janice if she had…

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Setting the Hook

Setting the Hook

We all know that articles are like dates: first impressions matter. On the upcoming 08:23 – the 8/1 – we will discuss a Editor’s note…

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