What is the practical significance of addressing this research question?


Based on the readings for this module, the content of previous courses, and your own research interests, pick a research direction and research question and discuss

1. Why is this phenomenon (your outcome variable) interesting/relevant?

2. How addressing this question will advance the understanding of this phenomenon of interest, beyond what we know (briefly describe what we know)?

3. What is the practical significance of addressing this research question?

SLP Assignment Expectations

1. Answer all questions with clarity and depth. Show your critical thinking ability.

2. Show necessary reasoning.

My notes:

(My area of interest): Market demand and organization culture on innovation and performance relationship

Cite sources within your comment to support your statements.

Include references, properly formatted


Required Reading

On Research Topic Selection:

1. http://ijds.org/Volume7/IJDSv7p143-153Luse330.pdf

2. http://www.umflint.edu/library/how-select-research-topic

3. http://www8.esc.edu/htmlpages/writerold/menus.htm

4. Videos:

a. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X83bzYKr1jk

b. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDuqfJQhFeM

On Research Questions:

Alvesson, M., & Sandberg, J. (2011). Generating research questions through problematization. Academy of Management Review, 36(2), 247-271.

Cornelissen, J. P., & Durand, R. (2014). Moving Forward: Developing Theoretical Contributions in Management Studies. Journal of Management Studies, 51(6), 995-1022. doi: 10.1111/joms.12078

George, G. (2014). Rethinking management scholarship. Academy of Management Journal, 57(1), 1-6. doi: 10.5465/amj.2014.4001

Watch: http://www.powershow.com/view/1314aa-M2QzM/Objectives_of_selecting_a_research_question_Activity_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

Optional Reading

Alvesson, M., & Sandberg, J. (2013). Has Management Studies Lost Its Way? Ideas for More Imaginative and Innovative

Research. Journal of Management Studies, 50(1), 128-152. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6486.2012.01070.x

Ashkanasy, N. M. (2013). Internationalizing theory-how “fusion theory” emanates from down under. Academy of

Management Review, 38(1), 1-5. doi: 10.5465/amr.2012.0242

Mantere, S., & Ketokivi, M. (2013). Reasoning in organization science. Academy of Management Review, 38(1), 70-89. doi: 10.5465/amr.2011.0188

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