Grandmaster Project 1

Project: Internally funded project

Project Details


This project explores the cognitive complexity of people at the highest level of knowledge. The background to the project is a conceptual model of knowledge levels which identifies the highest level of knowledge as 'Grandmaster' level. The underlying assumption of the project is that people who got awarded the highest prize in their respective fields, such as the Nobel Prize, achieved the highest level of knowledge in their discipline - they are grandmasters.


Internal funding awarded from the Department of Management in the value of £5,000.
Effective start/end date1/05/0930/06/15

Research Output

  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 Article

Understanding "expert" scientists: implications for management and organization research

Dörfler, V. & Eden, C., 1 Nov 2019, In : Management Learning. 50, 5, p. 534 –555 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Becoming a Nobel Laureate: patterns of a journey to the highest level of expertise

Dörfler, V. & Eden, C., 8 Aug 2017. 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Research on intuition using intuition

    Dörfler, V. & Eden, C., 27 Jun 2014, Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition. Sinclair, M. (ed.). Cheltenham, p. 264-276 13 p. (Handbooks of Research Methods in Management Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    16 Downloads (Pure)