This book brings together many of the top organizational and management scholars in the world to provide new understanding of one of most fundamental topics of broad interest in the study of organizations and management.
Research for theory and practice : framing the challenge / Susan A. Mohrman and Edward E. Lawler III -- Crossing boundaries to investigate problems in the field : an approach to useful research / Amy C. Edmondson -- Collaborative organization design research at the center for effective organizations / Susan A. Mohrman and Allan M. Mohrman -- Year journey of cooperation / Lynda Gratton -- Commentary : walking on three legs / J. Richard Hackman -- Rigor and relevance in organizational research : experiences, reflections, and a look ahead / Philip Mirvis and Edward E. Lawler III -- Can relevance and rigor coexist? / C.K. Prahalad -- Making a difference and contributing useful knowledge : principals derived from life as a scholar-practitioner / Michael Beer -- On knowing and doing : a perspective on the synergies between research and practice / Michael L. Tushman -- Academic-consultant collaboration : doing research across the divide / Ruth Wageman -- Integrating theory to inform practice : insights from the practitioner-scholar / Ramkrishnan (Ram) V. Tenkasi -- Organization development scholar practitioners : between scholarship and practice / Jean M. Bartunek -- Professional associations : supporting useful research / Wayne F. Cascio -- Sticky findings : research evidence practitioners find useful / Denise M. Rousseau and John W. Boudreau -- Popular and influential management book / George S. Benson -- Commentary : observations as to pathways for doing "useful research" / Gary Latham -- Practitioner perspectives : comments from a panel discussion / David Nadler ... [et al.] -- How business schools shape (misshape) management research / Thomas G. Cummings -- Counterpoint : now is a great time for conducting research with relevance to practice! / Sara L. Rynes -- On the verge of extinction : some final reptilian thoughts? / James O'Toole -- Reflections on research for theory and practice from an engaged scholarship perspective / Andrew H. Van de Ven -- What we have learned / Susan A. Mohrman and Edward E. Lawler III.
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 4th March 2011