Nowadays, we come across the term “responsible” almost on a daily basis – this might be in relation to the European Commission’s Responsible Research and Innovation approach, the international network on Responsible Research in Business and Management or in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But what does responsible mean for doctoral education?…

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Doctoral programmes are becoming more and more diverse. The offers range from traditional PhDs based on a thesis and PhDs by (prior) publication to industry-based PhDs or a variety of professional doctorates. This diversity poses a huge challenge to everyone involved in doctoral education as it blurs the lines of what a doctorate is and…

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EFMD and Emerald Publishing announce with great pleasure the winners of the 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA). This year, over 200 entries were received from authors based all around the world. Ten winning papers have each won €1,000 across the following ten subject areas: operations and production management; logistics and supply chain management; educational leadership and strategy; management…

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Many of us are familiar with growing debates around whether Business Schools are ‘fit for purpose’, essentially in their ability to ‘serve business’ in the face of increased global competition, economic uncertainty, technological advances and forces of consumerism. The provision of doctoral programmes in these schools warrants attention. Indeed, the number of business and management…

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EFMD and Emerald Group Publishing seek to celebrate excellence in research by sponsoring the 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. Award-winning entries will receive a cash prize of €1,000 (or currency equivalent), a certificate and a winners’ logo to attach to correspondence. In addition, a number of Highly Commended Awards will be bestowed. This year, you can sumblit your doctoral…

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