Research produced at business schools around the world has the potential to create valuable impact on practice. Yet, in order for our research to be impactful, we need to ask ourselves:
- Are we asking the right questions?
- Are we generating actionable insights?
- Are we getting the message across effectively?
DRIVING REAL IMPACT
For decades, business schools have been discussing the problem of translating the insights of academic research into practical applications in industry. Many challenges—from language barriers and relevant questions to academic infrastructure and misaligned incentives—keeps research from impacting industry and society.
The Translational Research Center at the Fox School of Business aims to address these barriers head-on to truly move the needle of impact—and change the way research is done, measured, and applied in business schools. Founded in 2018, the Translational Research Center demonstrates the Fox School’s commitment and willingness to push the limits and explore the next frontiers in business education and research.
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