Academy News Archive

22 September 2021

23 Sep 2021
In this issue: 2021 Division and Interest Group Award Winners, COVID-19 Research and Resources, Member Spotlight: Joanne C. Preston

22 September 2021


22 September 2021

AOM 2021 Division and Interest Group Award Winners


Each year the Academy's Divisions and Interest Groups (DIGs) recognize professional accomplishments and contributions to the field of management. These awards are presented during the Annual Meeting and each DIG presents a broad range of awards at the community level, recognizing excellence in both service and scholarship.


Please visit the links below and join us in congratulating the 2021 Division and Interest Group award winners on their exceptional achievements!



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Member Spotlight:

Joanne C. Preston, winner of the 2021 Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award


Joanne is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award. She is an internationally recognized management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in organization development and change across large, complex situations. Her specialties include global leadership, strategic change, organization development, and transformational change. Joanne has worked with Fortune 500 companies, multiple government entities around the world, and distinguished world leaders such as Nelson Mandela and Lech Walesa. She is a professor of Organization Development and designs curriculum at master and doctoral levels.


Joanne’s long-term contributions, scholarly works and practice have contributed to the AOM Awards Committee’s decision to name her this year’s recipient. Learn more about Joanne's achievements and AOM history .

“I have met so many wonderful people at the Academy of Management who have gotten me involved in incredible projects. I would recommend anyone get involved in AOM to meet the people and talk about what you may want to do in your career. It’s all about the people! “
Joanne C. Preston




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