Degree honoris causa

Degree honoris causa

This weekend, one of our 08:23ers, the one and only Tim (Professor Timothy L. Wilson) received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Umeå university. Congrats Tim…

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Should project management get carried away?

Should project management get carried away?

In a upcoming book chapter, published in “Advancing Research on Projects and Temporary Organizations“, Johann Packendorff raise the following concern: “At a time when project…

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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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Narrative Fiction and Organization Studies

Narrative Fiction and Organization Studies

Continuing on a similar theme as last week, we will for the next 08:23 discuss a paper by Carl Rhodes and Andrew D. Brown. The…

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Writing Differently

Writing Differently

In a essay from 2006, Christopher Grey and Amanda Sinclair reflects over, what they claim to be, the amiss with much of contemporary writing in…

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This is not an article...

This is not an article…

To somewhat sum-up the discussions we have had on theory development and article writing, I have dug up an ‘old goodie’ by Carsten Sørensens – the essay, “This…

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese?

Next week we will return to, what has become somewhat of, an 08:23 classic – the book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Dr Spencer Johnson….

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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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Looking Back on a New Model of Group Development II

Looking Back on a New Model of Group Development II

After having read both the article by Gersick and the first part of the book chapter “Time and Transition in My Work on Teams –…

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Your body language shapes who you are

Your body language shapes who you are

Next week we will try something new. No reading required, but instead a 20 minutes long and (hopefully) thoughtful ‘TED talk’ on internal and external effects…

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