The course is based on journal articles about publishing, examples of outstanding journal publications and chapters of books, some of which are listed below. The reading list can be used on a ‘as needed’ basis.
Day 1: Framing
Davis, M. S. (1971). That's interesting! Towards a phenomenology of sociology and a sociology of phenomenology. Philosophy of the social sciences, 1(2), 309-344.
Huff, A. S. (1999). Writing for scholarly publication. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
Alvesson, M., & Sandberg, J. (2011). Generating research questions through problematization. Academy of management review, 36(2), 247-271.
Day 2: Structuring
Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Caligiuri, P., Andersson, U. & Brannen, M.Y. (2013). How to write articles that are relevant to practice. Journal of International Business Studies, 44(4), 285-289.
Partington, D., & Jenkins, M. (2009). Deconstructing Scholarship: An Analysis of Research Methods Citations in the Organizational Sciences, 10(3), 399–416.
Patriotta, G. (2017). Crafting Papers for Publication: Novelty and Convention in Academic Writing. Journal of Management Studies, 54(5), 747-759.
Wallace, M. and Wray, A. (2006). Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates. Sage.
Weick, K. E. (1989). Theory construction as disciplined imagination. Academy of management review, 14(4), 516-531.
Whetten, D. A. (1989). What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution? Academy of Management Review, 14(4), 490–495.
Practical Case Example:
Berg Johansen, C. & De Cock, C. (2018) ‘Ideologies of time: How elite corporate actors engage the future’. Organization, vol. 25 (2), 186-204.
De Cock, C., Baker, M., & Volkmann, C. (2011). Financial phantasmagoria: corporate image-work in times of crisis. Organization, 18(2), 153-172.
Day 3: Reviewing and progressing
Cossette, P. 2004. Research integrity: An exploratory survey of administrative science faculties. Journal of Business Ethics 49: 213–34.
Barczak, G. (2013) Thoughts on Academic Research Misconduct. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30(3), 406.
Clarke, C. and Knights, D. (2015) ‘Careering through academia: Securing identities or engaging ethical subjectivities?’, Human Relations. (online early: 1-24).
Geraldi, J. (2021) Plagiarism in Project Studies. Project Management Journal, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/8756972820982443
Geraldi, J. (2021) Self-Plagiarism in Project Studies: A call for action and reflection. Project Management Journal. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/8756972820982445
Jeanes, E., Loacker, B. and Sliwa, M. (2014) ‘Research collaboration: Learning from experience’, in E. Jeanes and T. Huzzard (eds) Critical Management Research. London: Sage, pp. 41-60.
Parker, M. (2013) ‘Becoming Editor: Or, Pinocchio finally notices the strings’, tripleC. 13(2): 461-474.
Group exercise on case examples of the review process:
It is based on four papers published in ABS/AJG three star journals listed below and their complete review processes including letters to and from the editors and reviewers:
Beyes, T. & De Cock, C. (2017). ‘Adorno’s Grey,Taussig’s Blue: Colour, Organization and Critical Affect’, Organization, vol. 24 (1), 59-78. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350508416668189 ]
De Cock, C., Nyberg, D & Wright, C. (2021) ‘Disrupting climate change futures: Conceptual tools for lost histories’, OnLine First, Organization, [https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1350508419883377]
Muhr, S.L., De Cock, C, Twardowska, M. & Volkmann, C. (2019) ‘Constructing an Entrepreneurial Life: Liminality and Emotional Reflexivity in Identity Work’. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. [https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2019.1596348 (Links to an external site.)]
Nyberg, D. & De Cock, C. (2019). ‘Processes of domination in the contemporary workplace: Managing disputes in the Swedish health care sector’. The Sociological Review. [https://doi.org/10.1177/0038026118825235 (Links to an external site.)]