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The Historical Method in Management Research
by Dr Surja Datta, Senior Lecturer in Business and Management, Oxford Brookes University
Despite the pervasive use of history in management research, there is a strange reluctance within the field to formally adopt the historical method. As a result, many management scholars end up as "accidental historians". The podcast identifies the key principles of the historical method, and shows how management research that uses historical data can be made more rigorous through the application of these tenets.
Opportunity Recognition in Turbulent Times
by Dr Jeremy Zwiegelaar, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Business,Oxford Brookes University
A discussion about the process of starting up a business based on my research whichtook place during the GFC