GENDER AND DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS (GDO)
PDW Chair: Joy E. Beatty, University of Michigan –
The Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO) Division
invites proposals for the pre-conference professional development workshops
(PDW) to be held at the 2019 Academy of Management meeting in Boston,
Massachusetts. PDW sessions will begin at 8:00AM on Friday, August 9th and conclude on Saturday, August 10th at 8:00PM.
welcome PDWs that expand our thinking, fostering the generation and
contemplation of new possibilities. The theme of this year’s Academy of
Management meeting is “Understanding the Inclusive Organization,” which is a central topic for our
division’s mission. The aim of the PDW program is to provide experiences that
promote the personal and professional development of our members – enhancing
our members’ knowledge and skills with respect to research, teaching, and
practice in the GDO domain.
interactive venue of PDWs offer opportunities to energize participants through deep
engagement, and can even culminate in plans for scholarly and practical action.
Given our division’s longstanding interest in the topic area, we encourage you
to think broadly about how the collective focus of a PDW can further important
conversations related to diversity and inclusion. PDWs provide an opportunity
to experiment with new approaches that do not fit within the confines of the
regular program, so proposers are encouraged to be innovative in workshop
division is committed to extending our reach – socially, culturally,
geographically and across different roles. We welcome proposals designed to
facilitate connections and collaborations between our members around the
globe. Submissions with an interdisciplinary focus that could be relevant
for sponsorship between multiple divisions are especially welcomed.
PDW proposals must be submitted through the Academy of
Management’s electronic submission system. The submission system will
open in late November 2018, and the deadline for submission is January 15, 2019
at 5PM Eastern Time (NY time). Earlier submissions are encouraged. If you have
questions or would like to discuss a potential workshop idea, please contact
the GDO Division’s PDW Chair, Joy E. Beatty (firstname.lastname@example.org).