Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

The latest blogs from all of our authors are compiled below. To search for specific topics, use the keyword search field below.

Reframing Research as Design

Nascent researchers may be daunted by unanticipated setbacks and delays intrinsic to the research process and even te

Access to Health Insurance, Health Disparities and Physical Well-Being

Meta-Ethnography, Qualitative Research, Mental Illness Stigma, and Healthcare Practitioners: Lessons from the Order of the Golden Dozen

 

Teaching and Learning with the Arts Research Group

Teaching and Learning with the Arts

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Crises of Care and Critique: School Principals and Narratives of Compassion Fatigue

Prinz (2011) describes empathy as “a vicarious emotion one experiences when reflecting on the emotion of another” (p.

Catalyzing Cross-Generational Entrepreneurship

Dissertation to Publication: Building Scholar/Practitioner/Leaders

We so often think of leadership as something innate, something a few rare and gifted individuals are

Understanding the IRB: An Interview with Assistant Dean of Research Protection, Dr. Laura Brewer

“Whatever is my right as a man is also the right of another; and it becomes my

Positive contribution of focus groups to mixed methods research: An example for discussion

Galliott and Graham (2016) used a sequential exploratory mixed method design to investigate career planning within adolescent populations in Australia. This post is an invitation to readers to explore the structure and use of the research method utilized by Galliott and Graham, and deepen the reader’s understanding of both mixed methods designs and the specific use of focus groups within such designs.

Listen, Protect, Connect--Model & Teach: Psychological First Aid (PFA)

California's December 2017 wildfire situation reaffirms the importance of resiliency, positive coping, and problem-so

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

Hidden Figures

The movie “Hidden Figures” focuses on the challenges of the West Computing Group, African American women hired to dev

Postpartum Depression and the Working Woman

When the workforce is comprised of at least 52% women (US Department of Labor, 2015) and 78% of those women are of childbearing age (US Department of Labor, 2016), one would wonder how motherhood in the workplace is managing.

Presenting “Phoenix Strong”

Within diversity and inclusion, one of the greatest challenges within our society is being open to the differences of others.

Highlights from the Booksigning Event at the 2017 AECT International Conference

I just returned from the 2017 AEC

Transgender Individuals in the Workplace - A Story (Part 1)

Not much research has been conducted on transgender individuals in the workplace, and since many corporate entities haven’t yet compiled specific policies and procedures for coming out, it’s important to gain a better understanding of how these individuals are helping to shape corporate policies and encouraging a broader definition of inclusivity.

Utilizing Virtual Research Teams for Innovation

Within the massive umbrella of literature addressing aspects of virtual teams in organizations and their effectiveness (or lack of), there is scant research that specifically addresses the existence and effectiveness of virtual research teams in university environments.

The Cat in the Hat and Embedded Racial Bias in Schools

Recently a school librarian gained national attention when she refused a gift of 10 books to her school on the premise that the books’ author has demonstrated racial bias against African Americans in several of his publications.

The Courage to Connect: Axial Coding in Grounded Theory and Current Stigma Research

I have been working on my current grounded theory (GT) study regarding the experience of stigma for 15 women diagnose

Digital Economy and the Sharing Economy: What do we know and what do we NOT know?

We have been in the digital economy for almost two decades now, but most of our businesses have yet to to grasp what digitization (i.e., a technical process) and digitalization (i.e., a socio-technological process of applying digitization techniques to broader social and institutional contexts that render digital technologies infrastructure) means.

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