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Call for Nominations: Academy of Management Editors


Call for Nominations for the position of editor for each of the THREE Academy of Management journals listed below:

 Academy of Management Review     Academy of Management Learning and Education     AMD 

Our mission is to ensure an inclusive selection process and generate a viable list of qualified potential editors from a comprehensive collection of nominations. As a member of the Academy, we ask for your recommendation for individual(s) who you deem capable and inclined to accept one of these positions of responsibility. Nominees do not need to be current associate editors of Academy of Management publications. We will contact these individuals and encourage them to consider accepting the nomination to be considered for one of the suggested editorships.

The person(s) selected for editor of either of these publications will become editor-elect on July 1, 2020, and editor on January 1, 2021. The term of office as editor of is three years.

Specific requirements vary by journal. We encourage you to contact us for details. 

In general, qualifications for an editor of an Academy publication include the following:  

  • Nominees may recommend a potential co-editor with the demonstrated top tier criteria listed above, who can augment and diversify the knowledge base required of an AOM editor.
  • Significant scholarly contributions in management, including publications associated with the mission of the journal.
  • Extensive experience and an excellent reputation as a reviewer, an editorial board member, or an editor of a management-related journal.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills, capacity to handle a demanding workload and meet deadlines, and ability to work constructively with authors, reviewers, and the Academy's Board of Governors.
  • A doctoral degree in a management-related discipline.
  • A member of the Academy of Management.
  • Incoming editor should be comfortable working with the Managing Editor in a long distance relationship. The managing editor function will be housed at the Academy's headquarters office.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to use, a web based submission and review system.
Selection will be a three-stage process. The Journals Committee (a committee of the Academy of Management Board of Governors) will review the nominations and will request complete applications from those that best fit the criteria above. Applicants that move to the second stage will be asked to submit a detailed proposal of how they would further the goals of the journal as described in the editorial mission statement contained in each issue. In the third stage, the Journals Committee will forward a recommendation to the full Board of Governors who will finalize the recommendation.

Nominations, including self-nominations, will be accepted until October 4, 2019 

Email nominations to: Susan Zaid (

Submissions should include nominee name(s), full address, telephone number, email address and current CV.



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