Can stories and case studies be used as tools for management inquiry?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Yiannis Gabriel of the University of  Bath, UK. Gabriel recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Case Studies as Narratives: Reflections Prompted by the Case of Victor, the Wild Child of Aveyron," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Gabriel reflects on the … Continue reading Can stories and case studies be used as tools for management inquiry?

A call for intervention: Lack of diversity in career pyramids

[We're pleased to welcome author Claartje J. Vinkenburg of VU University, Amsterdam. Vinkenburg recently published an article in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences entitled, "Engaging Gatekeepers, Optimizing Decision Making, and Mitigating Bias: Design Specifications for Systemic Diversity Interventions." Below, Vinkenburg discusses the motivation for pursuing this research, along with future applications. From Vinkenburg:] What inspired you … Continue reading A call for intervention: Lack of diversity in career pyramids

Aesthetic Rationality in Organizations

[We’re pleased to welcome author David Wasieleski of Duquesne University, USA. Wasieleski recently published an article in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled, "Aesthetic Rationality in Organizations: Toward Developing a Sensitivity for Sustainability,” co-authored by Paul Shrivastava, Gunter Schumacher, and Marco Tasic. From Wasieleski:] As a rationale for what inspired us to get interested in this topic … Continue reading Aesthetic Rationality in Organizations

Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering Fields?

To say that women are underrepresented in science and engineering fields is an understatement. It is also an oversimplification, because representation of women in STEM fields is a nuanced issue. Consider for instance that while women are undeniably underrepresented in engineering fields, they are overrepresented in life sciences. This dichotomy manifests itself in a glaring gender patenting … Continue reading Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering Fields?

Call for Papers on Neuroscience in Organizational Research

Organizational Research Methods seeks submissions for a feature topic on Neuroscience in Organizational Research. This feature topic will be guest edited by Micah Murray and John Antonakis, both of Lausanne University. From the call for papers: In many areas of the social and behavioral sciences, neuroscience has emerged as one of the dominant conceptual and … Continue reading Call for Papers on Neuroscience in Organizational Research

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management!

In the latest podcast from Journal of Management, Fred Oswald, Associate Editor of Journal of Management interviews Gerd Gigerenzer about his article co-authored with Julian N. Marewski entitled "Surrogate Science: The Idol of a Universal Method for Scientific Inference." The article appeared in Journal of Management's Special Issue Bayesian Probability and Statistics in Management Research. You … Continue reading Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management!

Neelima Paranjpey on Problem-Solving and Appreciative Inquiry

[We're pleased to welcome Neelima Paranjpey of Benedictine University. Dr. Paranjpey recently collaborated with Gervase R. Bushe of Simon Fraser University on their paper "Comparing the Generativity of Problem-Solving and Appreciative Inquiry: A Field Experiment" from the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.] When I was pursuing my PhD in Organization Development, I was very inquisitive about … Continue reading Neelima Paranjpey on Problem-Solving and Appreciative Inquiry

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Read Journal of Management’s Special Issue for Free!

Time is running out to read the Special Issue on Bayesian Probability and Statistics in Management Research from Journal of Management for free! How can Bayesian methods overcome limitations of frequentist methods? What is the probability that Bayesian methodologies will one day supersede traditional frequentist methodologies in the organizational science community? Could Bayesian modeling of … Continue reading Don’t Miss Your Chance to Read Journal of Management’s Special Issue for Free!

Read Journal of Management’s Special Issue on Bayesian Probability and Statistics in Management Research for Free!

Since its creation in the 18th century, Bayesian inference has had a fairly complex history. In its darker times it has fallen into obscurity, while brighter days have seen it applied to projects such as cracking Enigma in World War II. Fortunately, scholarship in the last two decades has embraced Bayesian probability and statistics and … Continue reading Read Journal of Management’s Special Issue on Bayesian Probability and Statistics in Management Research for Free!

What Does the Future Hold?

Welcome to 2015! You may have already noticed that the hover boards and flying cars we were promised in "Back to the Future Part II" have failed to appear. There also seems to be a severe lack in the teleportation and time machine department. That summer home on Venus? Better use that money on something … Continue reading What Does the Future Hold?