19 August 2020

19 Aug 2020
In this issue: AOM2020 Awards, Annual Meeting Wrap-up, Board of Governors Elections Results


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19 August 2020

A heartfelt 'Thank You' to all the volunteers that worked tirelessly to get AOM's first virtual meeting off the ground, and to the 7000+ members that took part in the rich program offerings this past 6-11 August.


Each year at the Annual Meeting the Academy of Management recognizes many individuals for their professional accomplishments, distinguished service, and exceptional contributions to the field of management. This Academy News issue highlights this year's Career Achievement and All-Academy Program Awards winners, along with some Division and Interest Group award winners announced pre-conference. Please join us in congratulating these 2020 award winners on their exceptional achievements, and be sure to look for additional award announcements in issues to come.


For those not able to attend, we've put together an , the , and a to offer a glimpse into the ground-breaking event.


"Preparing a conference program for the #AOM is a big commitment. But preparing 2 programs (offline + online) through the #pandemic is a titanic effort. Our heartfelt THANK YOU goes to all division program chairs who volunteered their time to make #AOM2020 happen."

STR Division via Twitter


Scholarly Contributions to Management Award

Joel Brockner

Columbia University


Distinguished Service Award

Andrew H. Van de Ven

University of Minnesota

Daniel Beunza

Cass Business School

City, University of London

William H. Newman Award

This year two William H. Newman Award recipients were recognized during a special award presentation virtual session as part of the AOM 2020 Annual Meeting.

"Gaining organizational adoption: Discovering new uses for existing innovations"

Rebecca Karp

Boston University

"Pride Without Prejudice: The Burden of Under-Recognition in Organizations”

Brittany Bond

MIT Sloan School of Management

Carolyn B. Dexter Award

"Strangers at the Bedside: Subaltern Solidarities and New Form Institutionalization"

Devi Vijay

Indian Institute of Management

Philippe Monin

EMLYON Business School

Mukta Kulkarni

Indian Institute of Management



Thrive Global:

Fast Company:

"I just wanted to drop a quick note and thank you again for a successful week with the help of AOM Career Services. We had a busy schedule of meetings with high-quality candidates. Thanks for all you have done to offer help and guidance, and in setting up all the technological resources. Your efforts are very much appreciated!!!"

Matthew J. Mazzei, Center for Sports Analytics

Thank you for taking part in AOM 2020, and welcome to the next phase of this year's Annual Meeting: post-conference engagement.


The virtual aspect of this year's meeting allows extended time for enhanced engagement, deeper discussions, and a plethora of collaboration opportunities. We hope you take advantage of the time and platform features, the engagement tips below, and most importantly, we hope your experience during AOM's first virtual conference was a great one.


Post-Meeting Engagement Tips:


Through 31 August

  • Sessions are open for commenting in the Chat tab of each session. Take advantage of this time to ask the presenters questions and learn from what others have posted.
  • Answer session polls to provide feedback to the presenters.
  • Visit to learn more about your AOM member benefits.

Through 31 October

"Goodness, it’s gone just as quickly as the in-person conference! I'm so glad I have the time to check out my packed calendar of sessions through the end of October."

Belinda Rae, University of South Australia Business School, via Twitter

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Sharon Alvarez

University of Pittsburgh

Pratima Bansal

Ivey Business School, Western University

Deanne N. Den Hartog

University of Amsterdam

Ingrid Fulmer

Rutgers University


Board of Governors 2020 Elections Results

The Academy of Management is pleased to welcome four new members to the Board of Governors for the 2020-2021 term: Vice President-elect & Program Chair-elect Sharon Alvarez, and Representatives-at-large Pratima Bansal, Deanne N. Den Hartog and Ingrid Fulmer. For member bios and more information on the Board of Governors please .


Connect with your Divisions and Interest Groups


#AOM2020 Award Winners

"Listening to a great @AOM_OMT presentation WHILE making coffee WHILE reading discussions in the chat WHILE enjoying the sunshine. Sure, there are some clear disadvantages, but there are some major benefits of a virtual @AOMConnect (not to mention carbon footprint Airplane!) #AOM2020"

McKenzie, City's Business School, London via Twitter


"Just wrapped the #IMDivision Junior Faculty Consortium with scholars from around the Earth globe Asia-Australia. Many time zones but even more great ideas on publishing, collaborations, and career trajectories. Thanks to @AOMConnect and awesome organizers! #AOM2020"

Erin Bass via Twitter

Missed some of your DIG sessions at the Annual Meeting? Visit the to view DIG session highlights, member awards & recognition, and more!

Connect@AOM is ideal for sharing ideas, spreading knowledge, and most importantly, connecting AOM members to each other. with fellow members to help answer student research inquiries, crowd-source teaching resources, or share your experience and expertise.


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"Thank you so much to the editors and organizers! The presentations and files are excellent and very insightful."

Nestor U. Salcedo, session participant

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1 August-1 September 2020

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Submission deadline:
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