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Join us for a live debate on impact-driven research at AOM

  • 1.  Join us for a live debate on impact-driven research at AOM

    Posted 07-22-2021 00:42
    Edited by Amanda Williams 07-22-2021 00:47
    From "Scientific Activist" to "Activist Scientist":
    Approaches To Bring Managers Back Into Research
    August  2 2021, 6:00AM to 7:30AM EST
    (session 715)


    Join us for a live debate on impact-driven research at an All-Academy PDW!!!

    A growing number of management scholars aim to combine their academic research with real-world impact, through taking a stance on pressing societal issues and combining activism with scientific rigor. Scholars' focus can vary from prioritizing their "activist" role or their "scientist" role. In this PDW, we explore how research may engage in societal change not only through the traditional instruments of activism (e.g., protests, demonstrations, public education) but also through the traditional instruments of science (e.g., conducting scientific research to advance knowledge). The purpose of this PDW is to initiate a more structured discussion about being in the spectrum from "Scientific Activist" to "Activist Scientist" with the aim of establishing rigorous methods for engaging closely with managers as a commonly accepted practice. The session will include a panel debate and breakout discussions.


    Panelists & Facilitators
    Paul S. Adler, University of Southern California
    Katharina Dittrich, Warwick University

    Seray Ergene, University of Rhode Island

    Jonas Haertle, United Nations Institute for Training and Research
    Steve Kennedy, Erasmus University
    Hannes Leroy, Erasmus University
    Juliane Reinecke, King's College London
    Garima Sharma, Georgia State University
    Andrew H. Van de Ven, University of Minnesota
    Jill Waymire Paine, IE Business School
    Gail Whiteman, University of Exeter
    Katrin Heucher, University of Michigan
    Johannes Meuer, ETH Zurich
    Sara Soderstrom, University of Michigan
    Amanda Williams, ETH Zurich


    Participation in this PDW is open to all conference attendees and requires no registration. If you would like us to send you a calendar invitation to block your schedule, please share your e-mail address through this form: 

    Amanda Williams
    ETH Zurich