ASQ Improving Evidence Presentation: Resources and Tools

[The following post is re-blogged from the ASQ Blog. Click here to view the original article.] This is a post that contains resources and tools to improve evidence presentation, echoing one of ASQ’s most important initiatives. The ASQ blog will keep updating the post and we welcome crowdsourcing and sharing of ideas from management scholars … Continue reading ASQ Improving Evidence Presentation: Resources and Tools

Wide Research, Narrow Effects: Why Interdisciplinary Research – and Innovation – is Hard

[This blog post was originally featured on Organizational Musings, written by Administrative Science Quarterly's Editor, Henrich R. Greve. Click here to view the original post.] Interdisciplinary research is seen as very valuable for society and economy. Some of that could be hype, but there are some good examples of what it can do. You have probably … Continue reading Wide Research, Narrow Effects: Why Interdisciplinary Research – and Innovation – is Hard

The Chrysalis Effect: Publication Bias in Management Research

How well do published management articles represent the broader management research? To say that questionable research practices impact only a few articles ignores the broader, systemic issue effecting management research. According to authors Ernest Hugh O'Boyle Jr., George Christopher Banks, and Erik Gonzalez-Mulé, the high pressure for academics to publish leads many to engage in questionable … Continue reading The Chrysalis Effect: Publication Bias in Management Research

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

Defining and Exploring Boundary Conditions

While it is easy to agree that boundary conditions are an important part of theory development and research, it is not as easy for researchers to agree on what boundary conditions are, and how they should be approached. With the recent Organizational Research Methods article entitled, "Boundary Conditions: What They Are, How to Explore Them, Why We … Continue reading Defining and Exploring Boundary Conditions

Discovering Surprising Connections: The Key to Finding Content?

Where do researchers go first to find new scholarly materials? Do researchers relay on recommendations from peers and faculty members to help the research process? A new two-part white paper from SAGE Publishing explains how serendipitous discovery during research can propel researchers in the right direction. With this in mind, SAGE developed a new discovery … Continue reading Discovering Surprising Connections: The Key to Finding Content?

New Podcast: Tyge Payne on Empirics in Family Business Research

In the latest podcast from Family Business Review, assistant editor Karen Vinton speaks with Tyge Payne of Texas Tech University about the article published in Family Business Review, "Empirics in Family Business Research: Progress, Challenges, and the Path Ahead," co-authored with Robert E. Evert, John A. Martin,  and Michael S. McLeod. You can find the podcast on … Continue reading New Podcast: Tyge Payne on Empirics in Family Business Research

William H. Starbuck on How Journals Can Improve Research Practices in Social Sciences

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of Administrative Science Quarterly, presenting an opportunity to not only celebrate the success of the journal and anticipate the promise of what the future holds, but also an opportunity to reflect on areas where the editorial process could be improved. In his essay, "60th Anniversary Essay: How Journals Could Improve … Continue reading William H. Starbuck on How Journals Can Improve Research Practices in Social Sciences