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Webinar: Constructing Research Questions and Developing Theory

  • 1.  Webinar: Constructing Research Questions and Developing Theory

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    RRBM webinar: Constructing Research Questions and Developing Theory

    Interesting research calls for identifying, articulating and challenging implicit assumption guiding studies (and often in too predictable direction). The webinar develops a framework for coming up with alternative assumptions and research ideas.  

    Speaker: Professor Mats Alvesson (Lund University)

    Time: Wednesday, 10th of February at 9am (U.S. Eastern) / 3pm (Central European Time) / 7.30pm (Delhi). This webinar is scheduled for 90 minutes with plenty of opportunity for Q&A.

    : Please register here to receive personalized Zoom link and a reminder for this event.

    Recommended reading: Alvesson, M & Sandberg, J (2013) Constructing Research Questions: Doing Interesting Research. London: Sage

    About the speaker

    Mats Alvesson is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Lund, Sweden, at University of Queensland Business School, Australia and at Cass Business School, London. Research interests include critical theory, gender, power, management of professional service (knowledge intensive) organizations, leadership, identity, organizational image, organizational culture and symbolism, qualitative methods and philosophy of science. He has recently published Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say (Oxford University Press 2017, w Y Gabriel & R Paulsen).

    Other books include Reflexive Methodology (Sage 2017, w K Sköldberg), Reflexive Leadership (Sage 2017, w M Blom & S Sveningsson), The Stupidity Paradox (Profile 2016, w André Spicer), Managerial Lives (Cambridge University Press 2016, w Stefan Sveningsson), The Triumph of Emptiness (Oxford University Press 2013), Qualitative Research and Theory Development (Sage 2011, with Dan Kärreman), Constructing Research Questions. (Sage 2013, w J Sandberg).

    About RRBM

    Responsible Research in Business and Management ( is dedicated to encouraging, inspiring and supporting credible and useful research in business and management.

    If you have any questions, please contact Ibrat Djabbarov

    Ibrat Djabbarov
    PhD Candidate
    Cranfield School of Management