Management Seminar - Professor Ingrid Fulmer

Seminar Room 10.039, Level 10, The Spot Building, 198 Berkeley Street, Carlton


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Dr Daejeong Choi

T: +61 3 9035 7450

PRESENTER: Professor Ingrid Fulmer (University of South Australia)      
TOPIC: “Muscles, Muses and Manuscripts: Developing and Communicating More Creative Management Theory”

For management scholars, the ability to develop and to successfully communicate about theory is a key skill that is learned and refined over the course of one’s career. Increasingly, successful publishing in top journals requires both theory building and testing, and when it comes to theory building, reviewers expect to be “surprised” by creative and interesting theory. So how do we get more creative in our theorizing? This workshop takes an evidence-based approach to the question: What might we learn from the vast body of scholarly research on creativity and innovation that can be brought to bear in our own personal quest to generate novel and useful (and hopefully publishable) theory?

Ingrid Fulmer is Professor of Human Resource Management and Director of the Centre for Workplace Excellence (CWeX) at the University of South Australia Business School. Her research is in the areas of human resource management, organisational behaviour, and business ethics. She studies how HR and managerial practices influence human and social capital and organisational performance, with current research projects focused on pay communication and transparency, the gender pay gap, and organizations’ relationships with ex-employees (alumni). She also studies social interactions within organisations and how they are shaped by influence tactics and by ethical considerations. She is currently serving in the five-year officer/leadership track of the HR Division of the Academy of Management, which will include serving as Chair of the Division beginning in August 2018. Professor Fulmer's research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, and Journal of Business Ethics, as well as in other journals and edited volumes.

RSVPs are not necessary.