Reflections on Scientific Misconduct in Management: Unfortunate Incidents or a Normative Crisis?

@article{Honig2018ReflectionsOS,
  title={Reflections on Scientific Misconduct in Management: Unfortunate Incidents or a Normative Crisis?},
  author={Benson Honig and Joseph Lampel and Joel A. C. Baum and Mary Ann Glynn and Runtian Jing and Michael Lounsbury and Elke Sch{\"u}ssler and David G. Sirmon and Anne S. Tsui and James P. Walsh and Arjen van Witteloostuijn},
  journal={Academy of Management Perspectives},
  year={2018}
}
Taking as our starting point Merton’s (1942/1973) defense of science facing pressures from totalitarian regimes, we argue that today’s challenge to the integrity of management scholarship does not ... 

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