Gestionando el "Valle de la muerte" entre académicos y profesionales en el campo del management: Una evidencia empírica

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Publicado 18-12-2019
Jesús de Frutos Belizón Fernando Martín Alcázar Gonzalo Sánchez Gardey

Resumen

La investigación generada por los académicos en el campo del Management, a menudo, tiene poca relevancia para los profesionales. Esta brecha que divide a académicos y profesionales ha sido ampliamente aceptada en la literatura, generándose un amplio debate al respecto. Sin embargo, la literatura en este tópico no representa un discurso fielmente estructurado, y en su mayor parte, no está sustentada en trabajos empíricos. En el presente trabajo hacemos una doble contribución a esta literatura: 1) En primer lugar, una extensa literatura ha sido desarrollada con el objetivo de analizar y aportar diferentes recetas que permitan acercar a ambas comunidades. Con el fin de ofrecer una visión más sistemática de la literatura en este tópico, clasificamos estos trabajos en tres corrientes distintas en función de las ideas en las que se sostienen. 2) Por otro lado, la revisión de la literatura muestra que existe una necesidad de desarrollar más evidencia empírica que contribuyan a identificar diferentes causas o determinantes de la brecha entra ambas comunidades en nuestro campo. Por ello, identificamos diferentes causas que pueden provocar una desconexión con los profesionales de nuestro campo, gracias a la evidencia empírica obtenida a través de entrevistas a 15 académicos pertenecientes a la disciplina del Management. Finalmente, este trabajo concluye con una discusión de los principales hallazgos derivados del análisis cualitativo y diferentes recomendaciones prácticas que podrían ayudar a cerrar la brecha.

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de Frutos Belizón, J., Martín Alcázar, F., & Sánchez Gardey, G. (2019). Gestionando el "Valle de la muerte" entre académicos y profesionales en el campo del management: Una evidencia empírica. Cuadernos De Gestión, 19(1), 87–118. https://doi.org/10.5295/cdg.170745jf
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El Valle de la muerte, brecha académicos-profesionales, brecha rigor-relevancia, metodología cualitativa

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