Incentives for Developing and Communicating Principles: A Reply
Interfaces, Vol. 33, No. 8, pp. 109-111
6 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2005 Last revised: 31 Dec 2011
The commentators raised many interesting ideas in response to Armstrong and Pagell (2003), from which one general theme emerges: The commentators claim that management science lacks the incentives to encourage efforts to develop and communicate grounded principles. As a result, academics often conduct their research as an intellectual exercise with little concern as to whether their findings might eventually be of any practical use.
Keywords: Communication, management science, management, academics
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