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

How are Research Methods Taught?

[This blog post was originally posted on the SAGE Connection - Insight blog. To read the original blog post and find more content from SAGE Connection - Insight, click here.] How can librarians better support faculty who teach research methods? What materials do students look for in their libraries? Sharlene Hesse-Biber, a celebrated research methods … Continue reading How are Research Methods Taught?

The Role of Collaboration in Tourism Research

[We're pleased to welcome Gang Li of Deakin University. Gang recently published an article in Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research entitled "Temporal Analysis of Tourism Research Collaboration Network" with co-authors Wei Fan of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Rob Law of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.] Network analysis is an effective tool for the study of … Continue reading The Role of Collaboration in Tourism 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

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?

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

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. The March issue includes a diverse group of articles, including an article reviewing how distributed attention and shared emotions contributed to the downfall of Nokia, and an article reflecting on how specializing in … Continue reading The March Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

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

The January 2016 Issue of Journal of Management Inquiry is Now Online!

The January 2016 issue of Journal of Management Inquiry is now available and free to read for the next 30 days. This issue offers a range of interesting topics, including articles that delve into corruption, the future of organizational learning research, and writing practices of academics. Also included in the January issue is an article … Continue reading The January 2016 Issue of Journal of Management Inquiry is Now Online!