SMS

Tuesday, October 20

13:30 - 14:30  h
Room:
TBD
IG&C Panel Session Session
Session Leader
Evan Starr University of Maryland

All Sessions in Track E

Tuesday: 13:30 - 14:30 h   |   Session 1634
Latest and Greatest in Empirical Methods: Question-driven Research

Thursday: 16:30 - 17:30 h   |   Session 1635
Rediscovering the Importance of Strategic Choices

Monday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1675
Positioning, Distinctiveness, and Focus

Monday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1683
Value Creation and Value Capture

Monday: 13:45 - 14:45 h   |   Session 1674
The Role of Time in Competitive Strategy Research

Tuesday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1677
Micro-Foundations: Perceptions, Awareness, and Imitation

Tuesday: 13:45 - 14:45 h   |   Session 1679
Uncertainty and Technological Shocks

Wednesday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1684
Imitation and Industry Dynamics

Wednesday: 13:45 - 14:45 h   |   Session 1678
Sensemaking and Cognitive Skills

Thursday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1672
Platform Markets: Competition, Entry, and Exit

Thursday: 13:45 - 14:45 h   |   Session 1681
Competitive Dynamics

Friday: 12:00 - 13:00 h   |   Session 1673
Pushing the Categorization Research Forward

Friday: 13:45 - 14:45 h   |   Session 1682
Entry, Spinoffs, and Corporate Strategy

Tracks E
Session 1634 -
Latest and Greatest in Empirical Methods: Question-driven Research

Recent editorials and special issues of SMJ have called for alternative forms of empirical inquiry that investigate questions "that do not fit neatly with existing theories or prior understandings from traditional empirical research." In contrast to the more traditional deductive approach of developing and testing hypotheses, these calls encourage an explicitly abductive form of research—iterating between data and theory to reach the best explanation within a particular sample—that may be foreign to many scholars in the strategic management community. Accordingly, the goal of this panel is to bring together editorial, theoretical, and practical perspectives to engage with the broader question of how to do question-driven research.

Panelists
Rajshree Agarwal
University of Maryland

Giada Di Stefano
Bocconi University

Will Mitchell
University of Toronto

Timothy Simcoe
Boston University