Practitioner Corner

Practitioner Corner

This section of the site features discussion and resources as it relates to serving your research community as a practitioner researcher.

Preparing a Successful Practitioner Publication Submission

Not unlike academic or theory-based journals that often rely on publishing a variety of research studies that can off

Less can be More: Writing for a Practitioner Audience

It is an open secret among business academics that “research conducted at business schools often offers no obvious va

Determining Rigor and Excellence Within Practitioner Publications

In the opening article, readers were encouraged not to overlook publication through practitioner outlets. Practitioner publications were described as those which are targeted toward individuals working in their respective field, include information meant to help in the daily practice of engaging in those fields, and which may include some citations, references, and peer-review but often not as many or to the extent of academic, scholarly periodicals. However, an appropriate next question is, “How do I determine the rigor and excellence of a practitioner publication?” 

Response to ‘5 Reasons to Pursue a Practitioner Doctorate’

The practitioner doctorate has gained increasing focus over the past two decades.

Practitioner Publications: What Are They and Why Should I Consider Publishing in Them?

In many cases, academics engaged in research will craft an articulate, tantalizing article expounding upon the results and implications of a study. Once the article is crafted, revised, and honed, the researcher or team of researchers will (occasionally with prayers on bended knee) send off the article to a top tier academic/scholarly journal. Some of these articles even get published. However, there is another category of publications which many authors may be missing, and which may be more in alignment with one’s profession or have more impact on one’s professional career. This category is dubbed, practitioner periodicals.

Leadership Perspectives: A New Practitioner Section for the Journal of Leadership Studies

Associate Research Chair, Dr. Erik Bean, discusses his new role as editor of this new section in the Journal of Leadership Studies.