The Role of Creative Mediums in Enhancing Management Research Representation

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Lakshmi Balachandran Nair of Utrecht University, Pauline Fatien Diochon of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Reka Anna Lassu of the University of Central Florida, and Suzanne G. Tilleman of the University of Montana, Missoula. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Let’s Perform and Paint! The Role of Creative Mediums … Continue reading The Role of Creative Mediums in Enhancing Management Research Representation

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

Book Review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Candace Jones, Mark Lorenzen, Jonathan Sapsed , eds.: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 576 pp. $170.00, hardcover. Santi Furnari of City University London recently published a book review for The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries … Continue reading Book Review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Job Satisfaction and Work Climate: New Collections from GOM!

Group & Organization has added two new article collections to the Editor's Choice Collections. The new Job Satisfaction collection offers a selection of interesting articles that explore topics like career plateauing, internal job transitions, and the effect of leader humor on job satisfaction. The new Work Climate collection delves into workplace research, including papers on … Continue reading Job Satisfaction and Work Climate: New Collections from GOM!

Pushing the Boundaries: Studying the Boundaryless Creative Careers of Film Directors

Creative careers can differ quite a bit from the average 9-to-5 desk job, but only some go so far as to defy boundaries in the way that boundaryless careers do. Individuals in boundaryless careers enjoy organizational mobility, geographical mobility, occupational mobility, the ability to work outside of organizational boundaries based on preference, and the ability to reject career opportunities … Continue reading Pushing the Boundaries: Studying the Boundaryless Creative Careers of Film Directors

Lise van Oortmerssen on Creative Processes and Their Valuable Surprises

[We're pleased to welcome Lise van Oortmerssen of the University of Amsterdam. Dr. van Oortmerssen recently collaborated with Cees M. J. van Woerkum of Wageningen University and Noelle Aarts of both Wageningen University and the University of Amsterdam on their paper "When Interaction Flows: An Exploration of Collective Creative Processes on a Collaborative Governance Board," recently … Continue reading Lise van Oortmerssen on Creative Processes and Their Valuable Surprises

The March Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

The March issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now available and can be read online for free for the next 30 days. This issue offers a range of compelling articles on organizational studies as well as astute book reviews. The lead article, "Creativity from Constraint? How the Political Correctness Norm Influences Creativity in Mixed-sex Work … Continue reading The March Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

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

How to Make Collaborative Research Generative? Play the Cards!

[Editor's Note: We are very excited to welcome Arne Carlsen as a guest editor of Management Ink. Dr. Carlsen collaborated with Gudrun Rudningen and Tord F. Mortensen on their article “Playing the cards. Using Collaborative Artifacts With Thin Categories to Make Research Co-Generative."] Are you looking for ways to make collaborative research more generative for … Continue reading How to Make Collaborative Research Generative? Play the Cards!

Can Leaders Do More Than Just Motivate Employees to Be Creative?

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Professor Sean R. McMahon of Elon University, whose paper "Heuristic Transfer in the Relationship Between Leadership and Employee Creativity," co-authored by Cameron M. Ford of the University of Central Florida, was published in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies February 2013 issue. Can a leader actually make … Continue reading Can Leaders Do More Than Just Motivate Employees to Be Creative?