Did the AIM fail to hit its targets?
Posted by smacdonald in School of Business Blog on January 6, 2016
In a recently published paper, Stuart Macdonald, Visiting Professor at the School, critically assesses the performance of the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM) The AIM was established by the UK government in 2002 for the sake of advancing the scholarly standing of management research within and beyond the academy. This cause was, for the […]
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The Interviewer becomes the Interviewed
Posted by Benjamin Hopkins in School of Business Blog on March 25, 2015
Recently appointed Lecturer in Work and Employment, Benjamin Hopkins, ponders a little about how he has been represented in the popular media, and a lot about how research subjects are represented within academic media. The forthcoming election has sparked a flurry of television programmes discussing immigration: Channel 4’s UKIP: The First 100 Days, ITV’s Tonight: […]
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How do you win the research game? Hide the results you don’t like!
Posted by Simon Lilley in School of Business Blog on January 22, 2015
Head of School, Professor Simon Lilley and Director of Research, Professor Martin Parker, discuss the problems of comparing apples, pears and potatoes, in the ranking of business and management research. We live in a world of rankings nowadays. There are league tables for schools, washing machines and doctor’s surgeries. In a complicated world, it’s not […]
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Getting by with a little help from our friends
Posted by Jo B in School of Business Blog on July 9, 2014
Professor Jo Brewis, Deputy Head of the School, discusses the under-acknowledged practical and interpersonal consequences of the methodological decisions researchers make The critical tradition of management scholarship with which Leicester’s name has become synonymous has been applied to a wide variety of organisational settings, it has employed numerous research methods and it has drawn on […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Caricature, Critical Management Studies, Ethics, Friends, Friendship, Jo Brewis, Methodology, Qualitative Research, Representation, Research, Research Ethics, Research Methodology, Research Methods, Research with Friends, Stereotyping, Trust | 5 Responses