OMT Research Development Workshop: Building Impactful Theory
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The Organization and Management Theory (OMT) division of the Academy of Management hosted a research development and writing workshop on May 27th and 28th 2022, at the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences in Split, Croatia.
The goal of the workshop was to discuss the different roles that theory plays in management research, and critically explore the notion of impactful theory. Thus, the workshop leaders provided different perspectives on theory and unpacked the pathways through which organization theory can have an impact on wider society. The speakers illustrated, discussed, and gave advice for each of these issues, explained their importance in the review and editorial process in top academic journals, and shared their experience ? as authors, reviewers, and editors ? in publishing research through a variety of paradigms, methodological approaches, and empirical settings.
The workshop speakers were Professor Martin Kilduff (University College London), division chair of the Academy of Management OMT division; Professor Davide Ravasi (University College London), past division chair of the Academy of Management OMT division and Professor Eva Boxenbaum (Copenhagen Business School), division chair elect of the Academy of Management OMT division.