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Opportunities and Challenges of Engaged Indigenous Scholarship

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 August 2018

Andrew H. Van de Ven*
University of Minnesota, USA
Alan D. Meyer
Univeristy of Oregon, USA
Runtian Jing
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Corresponding author: Andrew H. Van de Ven (


Management and Organization Review (MOR) is announcing a renewed initiative that seeks to encourage and publish research reporting engaged indigenous scholarship in China. MOR invites empirical as well as conceptual studies of indigenous phenomena related to management and organizations. MOR welcomes exploratory studies of new, emerging, and/or poorly understood indigenous research questions that employ abductive reasoning and creative hunches, as opposed to testing hypotheses deduced from non-indigenous Western theories. Data on indigenous phenomena can come from any source, including qualitative and quantitative data from case studies, field surveys, experiments, and ethnographies.

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