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Club Round #2 (2021-22)

We are pleased to announce our upcoming events in the SAP Reading Club new series in the academic year of 2021-2022: Behind the Scenes. In this bi-monthly event, we invite highly accomplished scholars to share their insights and their experiences of publishing qualitative research and surviving reviewing processes.

Writing for practitioners - Eric Knight and Jarryd Daymond, October 20th 2021

In October, we will have Eric Knight and Jarryd Daymond to discuss the process behind their recent publication, co-authored with Sotirios Paroutis, Design-Led Strategy: How to Bring Design Thinking into the Art of Strategic Management in California Management Review.

In this one-hour interactive session, Eric and Jarryd will share their insights of the impact of writing for practitioners and their tips of managing the reviewing process.

The session is scheduled for 9 pm Sydney (https://timezonewizard.com/).

Writing about methods - Anne Smith and Paula O'Kane, December 8th 2021

In December, we will welcome Anne Smith and Paula O’Kane to discuss their recent publication, co-authored with Mike Lerman, Building Transparency and Trustworthiness in Inductive Research Through Computer-Aided Qualitative Data Analysis Software in Organizational Research Methods.

In this one-hour interactive session, Anne  and Paula will share their insights of publishing in a methods journal and their experiences of dealing with the reviewing process.

The session is scheduled for 3pm Eastern US time (https://timezonewizard.com/).

Please register your interest HERE and save the zoom link.


Club Round #1 (2020-21)

Come meet like-minded peers to explore potential research opportunities together, read and discuss articles of your interest, and share experiences, questions, and reflections on your research. 

To start up, we set up 4 main topics based on your feedback: 

  • Sensemaking & practice
  • Collaboration & open strategy 
  • Practice theory 
  • Strategy practices in entrepreneurial context 

We will meet three times around each topic:

  • Meeting #1: Discuss relevant readings in the specific topic
  • Meeting #2: Discuss problems and solutions in doing research in the topic- data gathering, analysis & writeup
  • Meeting #3: Blending topics

Come to join us, meet some friends, and have an intellectually stimulating discussion over a coffee, tea, or wine depending on your timezone!

Meeting #3 - Blending topics.

May 5th 2021, 05:00-06:00 CET: “Sensemaking meets collaboration & open strategy”
… with Professor David Seidl (University of Zurich). Please prepare by reading the following article: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/smj.2723

June 2nd 2021, 05:00-06:00 CET: “Practice theories meets practices and processes in entrepreneurship context”
… with Professor Davide Nicolini (Warwick Business School). Reading tba.

Sign up for a topic here and receive an outlook/ical invitation to the date and zoom link.

Please notice the attendance of a prior SAP Reading Club is not required

Meeting #2 - Discuss problems and solutions in doing research on the topic: data gathering, analysis & writeup.

Here is the process for Meeting #2:

1. Sign up for a topic here and receive an outlook/ical invitation to the date and zoom link
2. A few weeks before the meeting, recommend one or two readings of your interest
3. Upvote your favorite article, which will be discussed during the meeting

Please notice the attendance of a prior SAP Reading Club is not required.



Meeting #1 - Discuss relevant readings in the specific topic
Here is the process for Meeting #1:

1. Sign up for the topic here
2. Recommend one or two readings of your interest 
3. Upvote your favorite article
4. Receive logistic information before meeting