Monthly Archives: March 2015

CfP: Herbsttagung der DGS-Sektion Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung in Kooperation mit der Forschungsgruppe Wissenschaftspolitik am WZB

Am 8. und 9. Oktober 2015 findet in Berlin eine von der DGS und dem WZB initiierte Tagung zum Thema „Einheit trotz Vielfalt? Die Diversität der Wissenschaft als Herausforderung für die Forschung“ statt.

Abstracts für Vortragsbeiträge im Umfang von ca. 500 Wörtern können bis zum 15. Mai 2015 eingereicht werden.

Forthcoming articles

The following studies on the practical relevance of management research and on university governance have been accepted for publication:

Alfred Kieser, Alexander Nicolai, and David Seidl develop a research program to investigate how the results of scientific research are utilized in management practice. Forthcoming as “The Practical Relevance of Management Research. Turning the Debate on Relevance into a Rigorous Scientific Research Program” in The Academy of Management Annals.

Bernadette Bullinger, Alfred Kieser, and Simone Schiller-Merkens find rigour and relevance to be embedded in competing institutional logics. Their forthcoming article “Coping with Institutional Complexity: Responses of Management Scholars to Competing Logics in the Field of Management Studies” will be published in the Scandinavian Journal of Management.

Following upper echelon theory, Steffen Blaschke and myself analyze how diversity of top management teams in universities relates to improved performance in terms of academic reputation and grant acquisition. The article “Striving for Excellence: The Role of Top Management Team Diversity in Universities” is forthcoming in a special issue of Team Performance Management.