For all Academy of Management Members: AOM Board of Governors Elections (3/12/15)
The AoM Board Elections are now running.
The candidates for the Position as Vice-President-Elect are:
If you are a member, please take the time to vote!
EGOS: PDW Experimental Research in Organization Studies: Pushing the Boundaries (3/2/15)
The overall purpose of this Pre-Colloquium Development Workshop (PDW) is to advance the use of experimental methods to study organizations and organizational processes and provide feedback to participants' work in progress. The overall length of the workshop is five hours including a coffee break of 30 minutes.
Deadline for Applications: 31 March 2015 more...
German Audience: Stellenausschreibung für wiss. Mitarbeiter/in (Vollzeit) an der Universität Mannheim (1/4/15)
Im Team „Digitalisierung und Wettbewerbsfähigkeit des Mittelstands“ des Instituts für Mittelstandsforschung (ifm) ist ab sofort eine Vollzeitstelle zur wissenschaftlichen Weiterqualifikation (Promotion) zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst befristet auf drei Jahre mit der Aussicht auf Verlängerung. more...
EGOS Colloquium 2015 - Sub-theme 36: Institutional Theories of Family Firms (11/27/14)
Research on family firms has accelerated over the past decades but much existing theory focuses upon factors internal to the family and firm such as their governance structure and family members’ emotional attachments to the firm. Yet family firms operate in divergent cultural and institutional contexts around the world. While scholars studying Asian family firms have begun to explore institutional effects (e.g. Luo & Chung, 2013) research employing institutional perspectives is sparse. The absence of institutional theories of organization, family, and context limit our understanding of this prevalent organizational form. We therefore call for researchers to develop institutional theories of family firms with different levels of analysis. more...
Organizational Creativity, Play and Entrepreneurship (11/21/14)
10th Organization Studies Summer Workshop and Special Issue
21-23 May 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece
Deadline for submission of abstracts for the OS Workshop: December 15th, 2014
(Please note: There is a separate deadline for submissions to the Special Issue)
Daniel Hjorth, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy
Antonio Strati, University of Trento, Research Unit of Communication,
Organizational Learning and Aesthetics
Elke Weik, University of Leicester, School of Management
Chris Steyaert, St Gallen University
Anna Scalfi Eghenter, www.scalfiandeghenter.com more...
How Do Institutions Matter? Alberta Institutions Conference - Abstract submission deadline: December 15, 2014 (10/30/14)
While the question of how institutions matter is in many respects an age-old question, we believe that it merits revisiting. Conference: June 12-14, 2015, Fairmont Banff Springs Resort, Banff, Alberta, Canada more...