Developing Novel Theoretical Insight

Developing Novel Theoretical Insight

In an editorial from 2010, Jeffery A. LePine and Adelaide Wilcox King ask the question of ”What exactly constitutes a sufficiently novel theoretical insight?” In…

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Essential Skills for Management Research

Essential Skills for Management Research

For the third week in a row, we will continue with questions regarding theory development. This time based on a book chapter in the book…

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What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution?

What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution?

We will next week continue our quest for understanding theory development and what constitute theoretical contributions. The suggested reading is a paper by David A. Whetten,…

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Writing good theory: Issues to consider

Writing good theory: Issues to consider

The question of what constitutes (and how to write) good theory is one that has been posed over and over again. Personally, I’m hesitant towards…

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Publish or Perish: a Bane or Boon?

Publish or Perish: a Bane or Boon?

As the basis for our upcoming 08:23 will be an essay published 2005 in Journal of Management Inquiry. In the paper, the authors discuss the…

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In Search of a Creative Space

In Search of a Creative Space

On the 22nd we will have the chance read what seems to be a very interesting manuscript on paradoxical tensions and how those can be managed….

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