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Is there such a thing as “evidence-based management”?

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Rousseau D. Is there such a thing as “evidence-based management”?. Academy of management review. 2006;31(2):256-269.

I explore the promise organization research offers for improved management practice and how, at present, it falls short. Using evidence-based medicine as an exemplar, I identify ways of closing the prevailing “research-practice gap”-- the failure of organizations and managers to base practices on best available evidence. I close with guidance for researchers, educators, and managers for translating the principles governing human behavior and organizational processes into more effective management practice.

Online at: http://www.business.illinois.edu/josephm/BADM504_Fall%202014/6_Rouseau%20(2006).pdf

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English

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Journal article

Keywords:

Evidence-based management, management science, organizational research, business, decision making, research, business students, executives, decision theory, performance, decision support systems, management -- study & teaching

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  • Enhance team performance, interactions, and attitudes
  • Engage community partners in your scientific team

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Resource created by Lauren Faulkner on 10/8/2014 1:52:24 PM.

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