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Club Round #2 (2021-22): Behind the Scenes

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 periodic event, we invite highly accomplished scholars to share their insights and their experiences of publishing qualitative research and surviving reviewing processes.

"Practices under the Microscope" - Neil Thompson and Orla Byrne, May 18th 2022

We are pleased to welcome Neil Thompson and Orla Byrne to our "Practices under the Microscope" episode in which they discuss their journey of publishing in Organization Studies on May 18th. 

In this one-hour interactive session, Neil and Orla will share their experience of publishing Imagining Futures: Theorizing the Practical Knowledge of Future-making

The session is scheduled for 5pm CET (https://timezonewizard.com/). 

Please register your interest HERE and save the zoom link. 



Writing for high-impact journals - Fleur Deken and Hans Berends, March 29th 2022

We are pleased to welcome Fleur Deken and Hans Berends to discuss their journey of publishing at the Academy of Management Journal on March 29th 2022.

In this one-hour interactive session, Fleur Deken and Hans Berends will share their experience of publishing Strategizing and the Initiation of Interorganizational Collaboration through Prospective Resourcing, co-authored by Gerda Gemser and Kristina Lauche, at the Academy of Management Journal. 

The session is scheduled for 5pm CET (https://timezonewizard.com/). 

Please register your interest HERE and save the zoom link. 

 

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