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Webinar: Doing Research on Grand Challenges - How to make your research impactful
Speakers: Dr Katharina Dittrich, Dr Ali Gümüsay, Dr Christopher Wickert
Date: December 9, 2020 at 8 am (Eastern) / 2 pm (Central European)
This research webinar is aimed at PhD students and early-career scholars who are interested in conducting research on grand challenges. We will explore and discuss what impactful research is, the current state of the art in research on grand challenges, and how scholars can get started on doing research in the context of societal grand challenges.
Time: Wednesday, 9th of December at 8 am (Eastern) / 2 pm (Central European) / 6.30 pm (Delhi). The webinar is scheduled for 90 minutes with plenty of opportunity for Q&A.
Please register here to join this discussion.
We recommend the participants to read any (or all) of the following material prior to the session:
- Gümüsay AA, Claus L, Amis J. Engaging with Grand Challenges: An Institutional Logics Perspective. Organization Theory . July 2020. doi:10.1177/2631787720960487
- George, G.; Howard-Grenville, J.; Joshi, A.; Tihanyi, L. (2016): Understanding and Tackling Societal Grand Challenges through Management Research. AMJ 59 (6), pp. 1880–1895. doi:10.5465/amj.2016.4007
- Ferraro, F.; Etzion, D.; Gehman, J. (2015): Tackling Grand Challenges Pragmatically. Robust Action Revisited. Organization Studies 36 (3), pp. 363–390. doi: 10.1177/0170840614563742
- Tackling Covid-19 as a Grand Challenge. doi:10.5281/zenodo.3884986
- Short lecture: Organizing in Times of Crisis: how grand challenges link together
- JMS Covid-19 Commentaries: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/14676486/homepage/covid19-commentaries
Panel speakers are:
- Katharina Dittrich , Associate Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick University
- Ali Gümüsay , Head of Research Group Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society, Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society
- Christopher Wickert , Associate Professor of Ethics and Sustainability, VU Amsterdam and Associate Editor, Journal of Management Studies
Moderator: Ibrat Djabbarov, PhD candidate, Cranfield School of Management (email@example.com).
This event is supported by the Journal of Management Studies, DFG Network “Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing” and Responsible Research in Business and Management.
Please register here to participate.