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22 Things I Hate: Mini Rants on Management Research

Publication type: Journal article

Research Archive Topic: Leadership


This article does not present one long rant about the state of our field. Rather, it articulates a series of 22 mini rants—short rants that do not exceed 116 words in length. The mini rants range from theory generation; to the positioning of articles in our field; to hypothesis generation; to data, methods analysis, and results; to academic writing; and to our field in general. The shotgun approach presented by mini rants serves as a device to maximize the number of potential thoughtful, or even rant-like, responses to each of the author's mini rants.


Abrahamson, Eric. "22 Things I Hate: Mini Rants on Management Research." Journal of Management Inquiry 17, no. 4 (December 2008): 422-425.

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