From Ideas to Papers Der Chao Chen Assistant Professor of Strategy Department of Business Administration  National Central...
Outline <ul><li>Doing in Your Research </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Your Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations ...
Doing Your Research
Doing Your Research <ul><li>Identify the research questions you  really interest  or  at least like to dedicate for a long...
Doing Your Research OLD  NEW Questions/Phenomena New  Research Methods OLD How will you pose your research?
Doing Your Research OLD  NEW Questions New  Theories OLD How will you pose your research?
Doing Your Research <ul><li>What ‘s new? </li></ul><ul><li>new variables/constructs, new contextual variation </li></ul><u...
Writing Your Papers
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Outline of a Academic Paper * </li></ul><ul><li>Cover page, include authorship, abstract / keyw...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>INTRODUCTION contains </li></ul><ul><li>Research questions, and some background information,  <...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>LITERATURE REVIEW  includes </li></ul><ul><li>Previous and  related  work, </li></ul><ul><li>Yo...
Writing Your Paper   <ul><li>RESULTS explain </li></ul><ul><li>What do you find? Just plain description and point out any ...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>CONCULSIONS summarize  </li></ul><ul><li>Your major findings and contributions, </li></ul><ul><...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT  uses to  </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate who ever help your during the research, ...
Writing Your Paper Writing Submission Review Revise & Resubmit  Reject Accept <ul><li>Production process of a  refereed jo...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>What is your target publication? </li></ul><ul><li>Which journal (or conference) your want to s...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Some hints </li></ul><ul><li>Watch out the Call for Special issue in journals. </li></ul><ul><l...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Comply the requirement from the  “instructions for authors” or  style guide for authors  in you...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Review and Resubmit </li></ul><ul><li>The initial review result of your work may be informed wi...
Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Revise your work according to your research. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare other sheets to answer q...
Professional Organizations related with Your Fields
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INF...
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>IAMOT  ( http://www.iamot.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Publication:  Techn...
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Academy of Management  http://www.aomonline.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Pu...
Professional Organizations You like to know <ul><li>Decision Science Institute  http://www.decisionsciences.org/ </li></ul...
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Strategic Management Society </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.smsweb.org ...
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Asia Academy of Management  http://www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/asia-aom/ </li>...
Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>The American Finance Association  ( http://www.afajof.org/ ) </li></ul...
Career Development
Career Development <ul><li>What can you do?  </li></ul><ul><li>education, industry, and public sectors </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Career Development <ul><li>Be an academic labor force,  you should  </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous learning  and observing n...
Career Development <ul><li>External/Institutional reasons/ Market pull </li></ul><ul><li>Publish or perish, Get the degree...
Appendix
Some Interesting Books Huff, A. S. (2008).  Designing research for publication  .  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, I...
Some Interesting Books Boice, R. (2000).  Advice for New Faculty Members  .  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.  ( 美 ) 罗伯特 · 博伊斯 | 译者 ...
Some Interesting Books Smith, K. G., & Hitt, M. A. (Eds.) (2007).  Great Minds in Management: The Process of Theory Develo...
Some Interesting Books <ul><li>Darley, J. M., Zanna, M. P., & Roediger, H. L. (Eds.) (2003).  The Compleat Academic: A Car...
Business School Ranking <ul><li>Financial Times </li></ul><ul><li>http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/rankings <...
Reading list <ul><li>Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G, & Williams, J. M. 2003.  The craft of research  (2nd ed.). Chicago: Unive...
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From Ideas to Papers

  1. 1. From Ideas to Papers Der Chao Chen Assistant Professor of Strategy Department of Business Administration National Central University, Taiwan Email: derchao.chen@gmail.com September 29, 2010 科技管理專題研討
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Doing in Your Research </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Your Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations related with Your Fields </li></ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul><ul><li>Some Interesting Books </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix </li></ul>
  3. 3. Doing Your Research
  4. 4. Doing Your Research <ul><li>Identify the research questions you really interest or at least like to dedicate for a long run. </li></ul><ul><li>How to identify? </li></ul><ul><li>W: where, who/to whom, what, when, why, which, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>H: how to… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Doing Your Research OLD NEW Questions/Phenomena New Research Methods OLD How will you pose your research?
  6. 6. Doing Your Research OLD NEW Questions New Theories OLD How will you pose your research?
  7. 7. Doing Your Research <ul><li>What ‘s new? </li></ul><ul><li>new variables/constructs, new contextual variation </li></ul><ul><li>What’s really interest you? </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking beyond the boundaries across disciplines and classical debates </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. Cross-/multi-disciplinary studies </li></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><li>Find out theoretical and practical implication. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Writing Your Papers
  9. 9. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Outline of a Academic Paper * </li></ul><ul><li>Cover page, include authorship, abstract / keywords, contact information, acknowledgement, </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Review </li></ul><ul><li>Research Method </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions and/or, Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>* It is only a generic outline for reference
  10. 10. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>INTRODUCTION contains </li></ul><ul><li>Research questions, and some background information, </li></ul><ul><li>The value of your work, </li></ul><ul><li>Summaries your finding (optional), </li></ul><ul><li>The organization of your paper. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>LITERATURE REVIEW includes </li></ul><ul><li>Previous and related work, </li></ul><ul><li>You may also present your Propositions and </li></ul><ul><li>Hypothesis in this section. </li></ul><ul><li>RESEARCH METHOD covers </li></ul><ul><li>Your research sample/setting - Who? why? how to access? </li></ul><ul><li>Methods you applied - Why? how to do? validity and credibility of your chosen method. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>RESULTS explain </li></ul><ul><li>What do you find? Just plain description and point out any significances of your findings </li></ul><ul><li>DISCUSSIONS have to </li></ul><ul><li>Compare your analysis and/ or empirical results and with previous works, </li></ul><ul><li>Describe whether your analysis support or oppose your arguments (hypotheses and propositions) and any extra interesting findings </li></ul>
  13. 13. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>CONCULSIONS summarize </li></ul><ul><li>Your major findings and contributions, </li></ul><ul><li>Point out your research limitations, </li></ul><ul><li>Indicate future research directions. </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCES need to </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the guide for the authors from individual journals (your target journal), or </li></ul><ul><li>Any other appointed by supervisor, funding vendors, etc . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT uses to </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate who ever help your during the research, such as funding organization, supervisors, anonymous reviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Point out if it revised from any earlier presentations or works </li></ul><ul><li>How does the authorship matter? </li></ul><ul><li>The order of authorship represents contributions/responsibility of each listed author . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Writing Your Paper Writing Submission Review Revise & Resubmit Reject Accept <ul><li>Production process of a refereed journal article </li></ul>
  16. 16. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>What is your target publication? </li></ul><ul><li>Which journal (or conference) your want to submit your works/ share you ideas with target readers . </li></ul><ul><li>Match requirement of the outlet you chose </li></ul><ul><li>Journal : Read editorial policy and statement first. </li></ul><ul><li>Conference : Match the conference theme. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Some hints </li></ul><ul><li>Watch out the Call for Special issue in journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize the Special Issue for the journals you like to submit. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize the panel or play as the discussant in the conferences. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Comply the requirement from the “instructions for authors” or style guide for authors in your target journal. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick the suitable editor or reviewer, if you’re required to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>Be patience, the average turnover time is 6 months or more. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Review and Resubmit </li></ul><ul><li>The initial review result of your work may be informed within 3-6 months or more, depends on the journal you submitted. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Revise and resubmit” is always better than having the letter of rejection </li></ul><ul><li>Check and prioritize comments from editors and reviewers accordingly. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Writing Your Paper <ul><li>Revise your work according to your research. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare other sheets to answer questions and comments from the reviewers’ report . </li></ul><ul><li>Be Patience and Good Luck ! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Professional Organizations related with Your Fields
  22. 22. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) http://www.informs.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publications: Management Science, Organization Science, Marketing Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, etc . </li></ul><ul><li>Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) http://www.poms.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Production and Operations Management. </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) http://www.iienet.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: IIE Transactions, The Engineering Economist, etc. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>IAMOT ( http://www.iamot.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Technovation </li></ul><ul><li>PDMA ( http://www.pdma.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Journal of Product Innovation Management </li></ul>
  24. 24. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Academy of Management http://www.aomonline.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Publications: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review Academy of Management Executives , Academy of Management Education & Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Academy of International Business http://aib.msu.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Journal of International Business Studies </li></ul>
  25. 25. Professional Organizations You like to know <ul><li>Decision Science Institute http://www.decisionsciences.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Decision Science </li></ul><ul><li>American Marketing Association </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.marketingpower.com </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of International Marketing. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan Society of Business Administration (JSBA) http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jsba/index.html and The Euro-Asia Management Studies Association http://www.eamsa.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Asian Business & Management. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Strategic Management Society </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.smsweb.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. </li></ul><ul><li>The European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) http://www.eiasm.org/index1.html </li></ul><ul><li>IEEE </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ieee.org </li></ul>
  27. 27. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>Asia Academy of Management http://www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/asia-aom/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publications: Asia Pacific Journal of Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Association of Chinese Management Research </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.iacmr.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Management and Organization Review </li></ul><ul><li>Taiwanese Academy of Management http://www.taom.org.tw/ </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: 組織與管理 (Organization and Management) </li></ul>
  28. 28. Professional Organizations You like to Know <ul><li>The American Finance Association ( http://www.afajof.org/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Journal of Finance </li></ul><ul><li>The European Finance Association ( http://www.efa-online.org/r/default.asp?iId=ILGLJ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Publication: Review of Finance </li></ul>
  29. 29. Career Development
  30. 30. Career Development <ul><li>What can you do? </li></ul><ul><li>education, industry, and public sectors </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of life style do you prefer? </li></ul><ul><li>Balance between life/health and work </li></ul><ul><li>A life long journey or short term trip ? </li></ul>
  31. 31. Career Development <ul><li>Be an academic labor force, you should </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous learning and observing new trends in your subject fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your vacation well, including the sabbatical leave. </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. short term visiting, faculty development program, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Balance your work and life </li></ul>
  32. 32. Career Development <ul><li>External/Institutional reasons/ Market pull </li></ul><ul><li>Publish or perish, Get the degree ? </li></ul><ul><li>Personal reason / Personal pursue </li></ul><ul><li>Personal interests, </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity in doing research and/or teaching . </li></ul>
  33. 33. Appendix
  34. 34. Some Interesting Books Huff, A. S. (2008). Designing research for publication . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Huff, A. S. (1998). Writing for scholarly publication . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc, Heppner, P. P., & Heppner, M. J. (2004). Writing and publishing your thesis, dissertation, and research: A guide for students in the helping professions . Belmont, CA: Thomson/Brooks/Cole .
  35. 35. Some Interesting Books Boice, R. (2000). Advice for New Faculty Members . Boston: Allyn & Bacon. ( 美 ) 罗伯特 · 博伊斯 | 译者 : 徐弢 // 李思凡 , (2007), 給大學新教員的建議 , 北京 : 北京大學出版社。
  36. 36. Some Interesting Books Smith, K. G., & Hitt, M. A. (Eds.) (2007). Great Minds in Management: The Process of Theory Development . New York: Oxford University Press. Datar, S., Garvin, D. A., & Cullen, P. G. (2010). Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads . Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press .
  37. 37. Some Interesting Books <ul><li>Darley, J. M., Zanna, M. P., & Roediger, H. L. (Eds.) (2003). The Compleat Academic: A Career Guide . Washington, DC: American Psychological Association (APA), 2 ed . </li></ul>
  38. 38. Business School Ranking <ul><li>Financial Times </li></ul><ul><li>http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/rankings </li></ul><ul><li>Bloomberg BusinessWeek </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/rankings/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Economist </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.economist.com/whichmba </li></ul><ul><li>US News & World Report </li></ul><ul><li>http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-business-schools </li></ul>
  39. 39. Reading list <ul><li>Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G, & Williams, J. M. 2003. The craft of research (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Cummings, L. L. and Frost, P. J. (Eds.). 1995. Publishing in the organizational Science (2nd ed.), CA: Sage Publications, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Day, A. 1988. How to get research published in journals . England: Gower Publishing Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Feldman, D. C. (2004). The devil is in the details: Converting good research into publishable articles. Journal of Management , 30 (1), 1-6. </li></ul><ul><li>Lundberg, C. C. & Young, C. A. (Eds.). 2005. Foundations of Inquiry: Choices and trade-offs in the organizational science . CA: Stanford University Press. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Thanks for your time

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