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Impact Resources


This is section is meant to provide information material to build your impact creation capabilities. This section is divided into three main section: Research on Impact, Communication Skills, and Books on Impact.

Research on Impact
  • Simon, H. 1967. The business school: A problem in organization design. Journal of Management Studies, 4(1): 1–16.

  • Bennis, W. G., & O’Toole, J. 2005. How business schools lost their way. Harvard Business Review, May.

  • Khurana, R., & Spender, J. C. 2012. Herbert A. Simon on What Ails Business Schools: More than “A Problem in Organizational Design.” Journal of Management Studies, 49(May): 619–639.

  • Eckhardt, J., & Wetherbe, J. C. 2014. Making business school research more relevant. Harvard Business Review.

  • Toffel, M. W. 2016. Enhancing the Practical Relevance of Research. Production and Operations Management, 25(9): 1493–1505.

  • Barrett, H. 2018, July 5. Elite business schools are tone deaf to criticism. Financial Times.

  • Shapiro, D. L., & Kirkman, B. 2018. It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant. Harvard Business Review.

  • Harley, B. 2019. Confronting the Crisis of Confidence in Management Studies: Why Senior Scholars Need to Stop Setting a Bad Example. Academy of Management Learning & Education, (In Press): amle.2018.0107.

  • Sharma, G., & Bansal, P. (Tima). 2020. Cocreating Rigorous and Relevant Knowledge. Academy of Management Journal, 63(2): 386–410.

  • Tihanyi, L. (2020). From “That’s Interesting” to “That’s Important.” Academy of Management Journal, 63(2), 329–331.

  • Fisher, Greg. “Why Every Business Professor Should Write Practitioner-Focused Articles.” Business Horizons 63, no. 4 (July 1, 2020): 417–19.

  • Blending Research, Journalism, and Community Expertise: A Case Study of Coproduction in Research Communication

  • Davies, J., Yarrow, E., & Syed, J. (2020). The curious under‐representation of women impact case leaders: Can we disengender inequality regimes?. Gender, Work & Organization, 27(2), 129-148.

  • Cho, C.H., Kim, A., Rodrigue, M. and Schneider, T. (2020), "Towards a Better Understanding of Sustainability Accounting and Management Research and Teaching in North America: A Look at the Community", Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 11(6), 985-1007.

  • Introducing Impact (2022) Business & Society:

  • Pimentel, E., Cho, C.H. & Bothello, J. (forthcoming) The blind spots of interdisciplinarity in addressing grand challenges. Critical Perspectives on Accounting.

Communications Skills

Books in Impact



Note: You find further information material on the page of other impact organisations such as the Impact Scholar Community​

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