Van specialisatie naar integratie in managementonderzoek
This article states that there is a need for lateral managerial research, in which the theories, methodologies and concepts of different managerial research domains are confronted. This should lead to a more integrated (holistic) research approach. The author shows that there is a lot of interdisciplinary analogy. Analogy is studied at three levels: – forms of causal analogies between theories, concepts and methodologies – forms of nested analogies – analogy in terminology The paper focuses on the value creation theory and shows important linkages with utility theory (psychology), risk management, chaos theory, etc.. Other illustrations are included as well. The need for a multidisciplinary research context is also driven by the observation that companies or company contexts no longer can be considered as a collection of functional domains that can be easily decomposed. Moreover today’s business environment shows simultaneous changes in terms of economic, social, technological and organizational aspects. Therefore a management research faculty should also invest in holistic research.
Volume (Year): LII (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Web page: http://www.econ.kuleuven.be
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ete:revbec:20070403. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Hilde Roos)The email address of this maintainer does not seem to be valid anymore. Please ask Hilde Roos to update the entry or send us the correct address
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.