Putting AIM in context : retrospective and prospective views on UK management research initiatives
Wensley, Robin. (2009) Putting AIM in context : retrospective and prospective views on UK management research initiatives. Management Decision, Vol.47 (No.9). pp. 1476-1484. ISSN 0025-1747
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00251740910995675
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to critically review the relationship between management research and practice particularly in the UK.
Design/methodology/approach - The paper takes the form of an historical survey of initiatives and different conceptual approaches.
Findings - The paper reveals a central focus On the role of management consultants in mediating between management practice and management knowledge,
Research limitations/implications - The paper is a partial and limited analysis of a complex process: more work is needed to untangle the various institutional roles and conceptual frameworks.
Practical implications - Re-framing the relationship between management research and practice to consider a greater emphasis on practice engaged scholarship and the two way process of knowledge translation.
Originality/value - The paper encourages a new perspective amongst policy makers, researchers and management consultants.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Management -- Great Britain -- Research, Management -- Great Britain -- Methodology, Business consultants|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Management Decision|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 1476-1484|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
AIM Themed Report, Delivering The Promise Of Management Practices, AIM: London, October2009, (available at http://www.aimresearch.org/aim-publications/Themed-Publications)
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