Different approaches to theory building with qualitative research

Newly published research from the Journal of Management Inquiry is now online! We invite you to view all of the Online First articles for JMI by clicking here, with articles that cover a variety of topics such as corporate corruption, emerging international markets, cross-cultural organization theories, and grounded qualitative research. In particular, we would like to … Continue reading Different approaches to theory building with qualitative research

What It Takes to Lead in Life-Threatening Situations

[We’re pleased to welcome author Deirdre Dixon of the University of Tampa, Florida. Dixon recently published an article in the Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies entitled “Making Sense When It Matters Most: An Exploratory Study of Leadership In Extremis,” co-authored by Michael Weeks, Richard Boland, and Sheri Perelli. Below, Dixon explains the inspiration for conducting … Continue reading What It Takes to Lead in Life-Threatening Situations

Writing With Resonance

[We’re pleased to welcome Ninna Meier from Copenhagan Business School, and Charlotte Wegener from Aalborg University. Meier and Wegener recently published an article in Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Writing with Resonance.” From Meier and Wegener:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We started writing about resonance and practicing resonant writing in the spring of 2014. … Continue reading Writing With Resonance

An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

[We are pleased to welcome Hans Hansen of Texas Tech University. Hans recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods, entitled "This is Going to Hurt: Compassionate Research Methods" with co-author Christine Quinn Trank of Vanderbilt University.] Compassionate research hopes to make the world a better place by reducing suffering, but it can also provide … Continue reading An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

Relative and Absolute Change in Discontinuous Growth Models

[We're pleased to welcome Paul Bliese of University of South Carolina. Paul recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods entitled "Understanding Relative and Absolute Change in Discontinuous Growth Models: Coding Alternatives and Implications for Hypothesis Testing" with co-author Jonas W.B. Lang.] Jonas and I became interested in the topic because we kept encountering "transition events" … Continue reading Relative and Absolute Change in Discontinuous Growth Models

Extreme-Team Research: An Approach to Overcoming Research Obstacles

Researching the performance and management of extreme teams, which work in unconventional environments on high-risk tasks, presents a number of unique challenges to researchers, including limitations on data collection and sample sizes. In a new article published in Journal of Management, entitled "An Approach for Conducting Actionable Research with Extreme Teams," authors Suzanne T. Bell, David M. … Continue reading Extreme-Team Research: An Approach to Overcoming Research Obstacles

Moderation and Mediation in Strategic Management Research

[We're pleased to welcome Herman Aguinis of George Washington University School of Business. Herman recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods entitled, "Improving Our Understanding of Moderation and Meditation in Strategic Management Research" with co-authors Jeffrey R. Edwards and Kyle J. Bradley.] Organizational strategy and structure are important variables in understanding firm outcomes, but … Continue reading Moderation and Mediation in Strategic Management Research

Top Five Articles from Organizational Research Methods

Summer is just around the corner, bringing with it longer days and warmer weather. To celebrate the season, we present a list of most read articles from Organizational Research Methods to add to your summer reading list. "Seeking Qualitative Rigor in Inductive Research: Notes on the Gioia Methodology" by Dennis A. Gioia, Kevin G. Corley, and Aimee … Continue reading Top Five Articles from Organizational Research Methods

Seeking Serendipitous Scholarly Discoveries: SAGE Recommends

Research is a fickle process--at times, carefully planned searches and methodical approaches yield a bounty of relevant information, and other times, it seems there is no information to be found. Many times, when research plateaus, the best thing to revive research is a serendipitous discovery. But how exactly can serendipity be applied to research when … Continue reading Seeking Serendipitous Scholarly Discoveries: SAGE Recommends

Read Family Business Review’s December Issue!

The December 2015 issue of Family Business Review is now available to read for free for the next 30 days! The issue offers a range of thought provoking articles exploring the different dynamics of family firms. The lead article, "How Family, Business, and Community Logics Shape Family Firm Behavior and 'Rules of the Game' in … Continue reading Read Family Business Review’s December Issue!