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The 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management - August 5-9, 2016 - Anaheim, California, 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 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held August 5-9, in Anaheim, California, USA; sessions will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center and additional surrounding properties. The program theme is Making Organizations Meaningful

We hope to see you all in Anaheim next August.

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

October 12, 2015: Call for Submissions and Call for Reviewers sent to members and posted to the website.
November 12, 2015: Submission System opens.
January 12, 2016: Submissions deadline.
February 2016: Review deadline.
February 2016: Exhibit Hall and Sponsorship sales open.
February 2016: Registration and housing open.
March 2016: Submissions decisions sent.
May 2016: Online program available.
August 5-9, 2016: 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

  • AOM 2016 Theme: Making Organizations Meaningful

    76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

    THEME: Making Organizations Meaningful

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    Academy of Management Vice President and Program Chair

    Mary Ann Glynn, Boston College

    Anaheim, California, United States

    August 5 - 9, 2016

    Organizations occupy a central role in the ways we live our lives, for better and for worse.  They enable   us to be more efficient, to access goods and services faster than ever before, and to share information and experiences across the globe. And yet, they are not unproblematic.  Recently, there have been highly publicized corporate scandals, Wall Street corruption, and failures of government to meet the needs of its citizens, with a resulting rise in public distrust and questioning of organizations’ reasons for being.  We often take as given that an organization’s purpose to produce economic value; and, although economic value can often add to social value, sometimes it does not.  This disjuncture raises the question of meaningfulness.

    The meaningfulness of an organization is its expression of purpose, values or worth. [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 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be open in early 2016. The city of Anaheim, California will host the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting from August 5-9, 2016. We invite you to join us and rediscover the power of your profession.



  • Online Program

    The 2016 Annual Meeting online program will be available in May, 2016.

    This truly international conference has over 2,100 sessions and activities to choose from, involving more than 10,000 of the top scholars and researchers from 84 different countries. The online program lets you explore the many division and interest group sessions and build your own customized itinerary, download the top management research papers being presented (open to registrants only), and receive early access to the best paper proceedings.

    We hope that you will be a part of the Annual Meeting bringing together management's top scholars and researchers from all over the world to present the best of the emerging management research, scholarship, theory, practice and teaching.

A sincere thank you to all our 2015 meeting sponsors without whom the Academy's 2015 Annual Meeting would not be a success.

Thank you to our 2015 Platinum Plus Sponsor

Pace University 


Thank you to our 2015 Platinum Sponsors

   IMD     WU          ESMT (Homepage)    

 Isenberg 150              BI   



Thank you to our 2015 Gold Sponsor



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