Boxed-in versus Box-Breaking Research

Boxed-in versus Box-Breaking Research

At one of the sub-plenary sessions at EGOS 2014, Robert Chia stated that “in order to really think outside the box, you should ask where…

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Citations in the Organizational Sciences

Citations in the Organizational Sciences

We all know that citations are important for the credibility of scholarly work. But how important are they really, and exactly for what purpose are…

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Debating the Future of Management Research

Debating the Future of Management Research

What is the future of Management Research? Well, that is definitely not an easy question to answer. In the paper for next week, four leading scholars…

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Writing A Good Read

Writing A Good Read

Continuing on the path that we started on last week, we will for the 6th of May continue the discussion addressing the question of “how to present…

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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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Towards a Methodology of Humour

Towards a Methodology of Humour

In a recently published paper in Sociology, Cate Watson (University of Stirling, UK) discusses the role of humour, wit, and satire within contemporary social sciences. She…

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Sustainability in Management Education

Sustainability in Management Education

With the ongoing ISO certification and the integration of Sustainability in our curriculums, it is of relevance to contemplate about the link between Sustainability and Management Education….

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Five Misunderstandings About Case-Study Research

Five Misunderstandings About Case-Study Research

To provide a alternative perspective to the claims made by Professor Billsberry in regards to the usefulness of case studies, we will for next week…

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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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Toward a Science of Metatheory

Toward a Science of Metatheory

When the ‘common man’ on the street says, “I have a theory”, it implies that he/she has a speculative hunch regarding something. In science, “theory”…

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