Delivering Impact in Management Research
When Does it Really Happen?
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Impact is of increasing importance to all researchers, given its growing centrality to those who fund, assess and use research around the world. Delivering Impact in Management Research sets out a detailed and nuanced analysis of how research impact is best delivered in practice. Starting with a rich conceptualisation, the authors move on to discuss models through which meaningful impact is framed and delivered. The book explains processes, skills and approaches to impact, along with examples and insights into potential pitfalls and solutions.
Examples are drawn from around the world and systems such as the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) are discussed as part of a key contribution to primary debates globally. A significant contribution to the long-standing discussion about relevance in business, management and organization studies research, this concise book is essential reading for scholars and university administrators seeking to advance their understanding of delivering and demonstrating world class research that matters.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Conceptualising Impactful Management Research
Chapter 2: Delivering Impact in Management Research: How relationships foster impactful outcomes
Chapter 3: Conceptualising Impact as Theory in Use
Chapter 4: A Model of Dialogue for Co-Production of Practice-Oriented Learning and Impact
Chapter 5: Ethics of impact 12-16
Chapter 6: Nurturing the Capacity to Create Impact
Robert MacIntosh is the Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools and Head of the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University.
Katy Mason is Professor of Markets and Management, and Associate Dean for Research at Lancaster University Management School.
Nic Beech is Vice-Chancellor of Middlesex University having previously been a Vice-Principal of the University of St Andrews and Provost of the University of Dundee.
Jean M. Bartunek is the Robert A., and Evelyn J. Ferris chair, and Professor of Management and Organization at Boston College, where she has taught since 1977.