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The 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management - August 4-8, 2016 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Annual Meeting:

The Academy of Management Annual Meeting is the premier conference for more than 10,000 students, academics, scholars, and professionals in the scholarly management and organization space. The 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held August 4-8, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The program theme is At the Interface.

We hope to see you all in Atlanta!

Approximate timeline of Annual Meeting information:
(This timeline is approximate and will be updated as dates are finalized. Please check back for details.)

Mid-October 2016: Call for Submissions and Call for Reviewers sent to members and posted to the website.
Mid-November 2016: Submission System opens.
January 10, 2017 (5:00PM ET, NY Time): Submissions deadline.
February 16,2017: Review deadline.
February 2017: Exhibit Hall and Sponsorship sales open.
February 2017: Registration and housing open.
March 2017: Submissions decisions sent.
Late May 2017: Online program available.
August 4-8, 2017: 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

  • AOM 2017 Theme: At the Interface

    77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

    THEME: At the Interface 

    2017 Theme

    At the Interface

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    Interface:  A common boundary or interconnection between systems, concepts or human beings (Random House Dictionary, 2016)

    That definition highlights the dual nature of interfaces. Interfaces establish boundaries that differentiate and separate; they mark a space where insiders can jointly define an organization’s mission, develop an organizational identity, and participate in organizational activities. But interfaces also develop connections that facilitate communication, negotiation, and exchange across organizational boundaries.

    Interfaces are increasingly relevant to today’s organizations, as information, people, and other resources cross organizational boundaries at unprecedented rates.  An employee conversation held around the company water cooler today is likely to appear on social media tomorrow.  In the “gig economy,” people may work as employees for only a few short weeks or a handful of quick shifts, moving from one organization to another without fully integrating into any of them.  And even when people are in traditional employment relationships with a single organization, mobile phones and Internet capabilities let them psychologically cross the organizational boundary dozens of times a day.  As traffic at the interface intensifies, how do we distinguish between insiders and outsiders, and identify who has a legitimate stake in influencing organizational [more...]

  • Exhibits and Sponsorship

    ExhibitsThe Academy of Management Annual Meeting offers opportunities for attendees to learn more about and meet industry leading publishers, universities, and service providers. Plan time during your visit to the Annual Meeting to stop by the Exhibit Hall to find can't-miss resources. 

    Looking to Exhibit? Extend your reach through terrific exhibit and sponsorship opportunities! Sales open in early 2016. Please contact to learn more.

  • Registration and Housing

    Early registration for the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will open in February, 2017. The city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA will host the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting from August 4-8, 2017. We invite you to join us and rediscover the power of your profession.



  • Online Program

    The 2017 Annual Meeting online program for the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management and the 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC@AOM) will be available towards the end of May 2017.

    You can still access the online Program and digital Program for the 2016 Annual Meeting.  Online papers will be available through October 31 2016.  After this date, you will need to contact the author(s) directly.

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  • Submission Information

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    Interface:  A common boundary or interconnection between systems, concepts or human beings (Random House Dictionary, 2016). That definition highlights [more...]

A sincere thank you to all our 2016 meeting sponsors without whom the Academy's 2016 Annual Meeting would not be a success.

Thank you to our 2016 Platinum Plus Sponsor


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Thank you to our 2016 Platinum Sponsors



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