Academy News Archive

17 November 2021

17 Nov 2021
In this issue: Call for Volunteer stories, Member Services, President's Corner, Member Spotlight: Fred Luthans

17 November 2021


17 November 2021


Member Spotlight

Fred Luthans, recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award and AOM Member since 1964


During his decades-long AOM membership, Fred Luthans has served as AOM President and is a distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Management. He has received several awards, namely Distinguished Educator, the Organizational Behavior Division's Lifetime Achievement Award, and this year's Distinguished Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management Award. Fred has devoted his academic career to teaching and research in organizational behavior and has authored several well-known books along with 200+ articles, work that has garnered nearly 105,000 citations. Learn more about Fred and his background .


On winning the 2021 Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award:

“I feel the Academy had been very generous to me. When I was named this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award, I must admit I was especially grateful and humbled because I have always considered this to be the top recognition award in the Academy and the academic field of management.”—Fred Luthans

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President's Corner

A new edition is available! Herman Aguinis provides a vantage point for understanding how the AOM’s many research-based publications contribute to our value proposition and encompass both rigor and relevance.



All-Academy Career Achievement Awards

Each year, the AOM presents awards to members in recognition of outstanding contributions, professional accomplishments, and distinguished service at AOM’s . Have you noticed the leadership of a colleague or peer who is regularly engaged in advancing scholarship to the field of management? Starting in January, to share your recognition for these distinguished individuals and their accomplishments via 2021 Career Achievement Awards nominations! .


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AMLE Special Issues

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