Studying Creative Workers

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Holly Patrick of Edinburgh Napier University. She recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Patrick briefly describes her motivations for this research and … Continue reading Studying Creative Workers

Happy New Year from Management INK!

To celebrate winter on this New Year's Eve, here is a collection of beautiful, winter-themed art: Pancake Tuesday (Maslenista) by Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev Cathedral Rock by Albert Beirstadt Plum Tree in Snow by Ohara Keizan Fishing Fleet off Labrador by William Bradford Le Puy in the Snow by Albert Dubois-Pillet Waldlandschaft in Winter by Karl … Continue reading Happy New Year from Management INK!

The Oscars, Creativity and Management Research

And the Oscar goes to... You may have heard that the 2015 Oscars/Academy Awards are being telecast today to a worldwide audience. At this time each year we turn our attention to the world of entertainment and how it's portrayed and studied in top research. This always yields an interesting array of articles. And here they are... 15 articles spanning … Continue reading The Oscars, Creativity and Management Research

Using Creativity and Beauty to Find Solutions

The news isn't always uplifting: declining home price growth, sinking big business profits, and rising gas prices can make for an economy that is less than reassuring. How can we even start to fix it? According to Nancy Adler there is hope if we allow our passions to lead us to creative solutions and we … Continue reading Using Creativity and Beauty to Find Solutions

An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur

We're pleased to feature Journal of Management Inquiry's "Meet the Person." Sonal Minocha, George Stonehouse and Martin Reynolds interviewed film director Shekhar Kapur, asking questions regarding his background, his thoughts on creativity, the role of education, and more. This interview and literature review serve our purpose of providing a deeper understanding of the concept of … Continue reading An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur

Entrepreneurial Evolution and the Magazine Industry

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate this relaxing, barbeque and family-fun filled holiday, we're happy to provide you with a unique look into the history of the American magazine. In their article from Administrative Science Quarterly entitled "How Entrepreneurship Evolves: The Founders of New Magazines in America, 1741-1860," authors Heather A. Haveman, Jacob Habinek and … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Evolution and the Magazine Industry

Can Poetry Benefit Business Students?

[We're pleased to welcome Carolyn M. Plump who collaborated with William Van Buskirk for Clare Morgan's What Poetry Brings to Business.] While searching for creative ways to reach our students, we came across Clare Morgan’s book, What Poetry Brings to Business. The book has innovative suggestions for how one can use poetry to expand business … Continue reading Can Poetry Benefit Business Students?

Out of Whack: The Birth of Disruptive Innovation Theory

[Editor's Note: Happy Saturday! We're pleased to reproduce "Out of Whack: The Birth of Disruptive Innovation Theory" by Charles M. Vance from Journal of Management Inquiry.] Click here to read "Out of Whack: The Birth of Disruptive Innovation Theory" for free from Journal of Management Inquiry. Don't forget to sign up for e-alerts from Journal … Continue reading Out of Whack: The Birth of Disruptive Innovation Theory

Out of Whack: On the Strength of Weak Ties

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to reproduce Journal of Management Inquiry's "Out of Whack" by Charles M. Vance.] Read “Out of Whack” for free from Journal of Management Inquiry by clicking here. Want to know about all the latest from Journal of Management Inquiry? Click here to sign up for e-alerts!

Out of Whack: AQ, PQ, Miscue?

[We're pleased to reproduce Journal of Management Inquiry's "Out of Whack" by Charles M. Vance.] Read “Out of Whack” for free from the January 2014 issue of Journal of Management Inquiry by clicking here. Want to know about all the latest from Journal of Management Inquiry? Click here to sign up for e-alerts!