Cheating on Amazon Mechanical Turk

I frequently use Amazon Mechanical Turk for research. One of the common questions I’ve been asked about the use of MTurk is with regards to the quality of data. Some have voiced concern that the data provided by MTurk workers is noisy since the MTurk workers tend to act unethically if given the right incentive, and because they’re [...] [...]

Organizing & Sharing Research : Setup a Wiki

Ever since I began doing research in social psychology there were two very important issues I had to tackle – both answered with one simple solution – my own research Wiki.   The first critical issue was organization. It became apparent very early that I need a way to keep track of what I was [...] [...]

Management Literature Readings : Theoretical Contribution

Last semester a professor in our department asked me whether I have some recommended readings for his PhD class on what constitutes a theoretical contribution in the field of management. Looking over the classes I took and papers I put aside over the years I was able to draft the following list.   There are [...] [...]