Notes on the Meaning of Work

[We’re pleased to welcome author, Anne-Laure Fayard of New York University. She recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Notes on the Meaning of Work: Labor, Work, and Action in the 21st Century" which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, she reflects on the backstory and motivation for … Continue reading Notes on the Meaning of Work

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

How Can Organization Theory Help Explain the Emergence of ISIL?

The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in recent years has been a cause for concern across the globe, particularly as the terrorist group becomes not only more organized, but also more prominent. Analyzing the rise of ISIL, many researchers are unsure of what the future holds for ISIL, and how much longer … Continue reading How Can Organization Theory Help Explain the Emergence of ISIL?

Reflections on Academic Research and Writing: The Ecstasy and the Agony (Part 1)

As a blog catering to academics, researchers and practitioners, Management INK features important content on key research topics. Besides highlighting top scholarship, we (the editorial team for the blog) wish for this venue to serve as a resource to inform but also to equip and grow readers in their research and writing activities. Lately we … Continue reading Reflections on Academic Research and Writing: The Ecstasy and the Agony (Part 1)

The June Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

The June 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 engaging articles on organizational studies as well as insightful book reviews. Administrative Science Quarterly Editor-in-Chief Gerald F. Davis opens the issue with his editorial essay entitled "What … Continue reading The June Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

In the latest podcast from Journal of Management, Ernest Hugh O'Boyle Jr, lead author of the article "The Chrysalis Effect: How Ugly Initial Results Metamorphosize Into Beautiful Articles" speaks with Journal of Management Associate Editor Fred Oswald about the article's findings concerning questionable research practices. The podcast can be downloaded by clicking here and the … Continue reading Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

Jerry Davis asks “Why Do We Still Have Journals?”

Gerald F. Davis, editor of Administrative Science Quarterly, explores this question in his editorial essay from the June issue of from Administrative Science Quarterly. The abstract: The Web has greatly reduced the barriers to entry for new journals and other platforms for communicating scientific output, and the number of journals continues to multiply. This leaves readers … Continue reading Jerry Davis asks “Why Do We Still Have Journals?”

Are There Questionable Research Practices in Management Research?

The publishing industry can be competitive. But how far will a potential researcher go to achieve success? Farther than you would think, according to a forthcoming Journal of Management article entitled “The Chrysalis Effect: How Ugly Initial Results Metamorphosize into Beautiful Articles.” The abstract: The issue of a published literature not representative of the population … Continue reading Are There Questionable Research Practices in Management Research?

Has Organizational Stigma Research Become Strictly PG?

When out to dinner with one's mother-in-law, it's common knowledge that there are simply topics that should not be breached. But has this fear of impropriety seeped into academic research on Organizational stigma as well? Bryant Ashley Hudson and Gerardo A. Okhuysen discuss this idea and it's possible consequences in their paper, "Taboo Topics: Structural … Continue reading Has Organizational Stigma Research Become Strictly PG?

Exploring Mixed Methods in Organizational Sciences

Organizational Research Methods invites papers for a Feature Topic on Mixed Methods in the Organizational Sciences. Guest editors for this feature topic are Jose F. Molina-Azorin, Donald Bergh, Kevin Corley, and David Ketchen. Topics include, but are not limited to: - Philosophy of science issues related to mixed methods research - Explanations of how mixed … Continue reading Exploring Mixed Methods in Organizational Sciences