Strong School of Management presence at Academy of Management conference
Academic staff from the School of Management are making an extensive contribution to this year's annual Academy of Management conference, taking place in Boston from 3-7 August 2012.
The Academy of Management is a leading international professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organisations. An annual conference is held every August, providing a forum for sharing research and expertise in all management disciplines, and this year's conference theme is "The Informal Economy".
Highlights of the School of Management's involvement will include:
- a panel symposium chaired by Dr Ian Colville, titled 'Simplexity, Prescience and Pragmatism: Keeping organisational theory (a)live and vital'. Panellists will include Professor Jean Bartunek, Professor Andrew Brown, Professor Kevin Corley, Professor Denny Gioia, Professor Annie Pye and Professor Karl Weick.
- a presenter symposium chaired by Dr Svenja Tams and featuring research by PhD student Stefanie Gustafsson, titled 'Multiple Perspectives on Career Scripts: Theoretical and Empirical Advances'. Presenters will include Dr Katharina Chudzikowski (WU Vienna), Professor Laurie Cohen (Loughborough University), Professor Francoise Dany (EM-LYON Business School), Professor Joanne Duberley (University of Birmingham), Professor Hugh Gunz (Rotman School of Management), Stefanie Gustafsson (University of Bath) and Dr Svenja Tams (University of Bath).
- papers and professional development workshops from:
- Dr Johanne Grosvold ('Power/dependency and trust in buyer-supplier relationships: Embedding socially responsible processes' and 'Crowding-out the ‘community’ in community based Credit Unions?: A test of self-regulation')
- Dr Mehdi Boussebaa ('Constructing Global Firms? National, Transnational and Neocolonial Effects in International Management Consultancies')
- Dr Iain Davies ('Where now for Fair Trade?')
- Dr Jens Roehrich ('Co-operation and conflicts in long-term supply relationships: The roles of contracts and trust' and 'The evolution of project-based cooperation to deliver integrated solutions')
- Dr Jon Raelin ('Reflections & Projections: An interactive panel-workshop developing the future of strategy-as-practice', 'Free floating salience: Governments as salience investors' and 'When feelings eclipse reason: The impact of explicit and emotional knowledge-transfer on firm performance')
- Prof John Forker ('New Model Regulation: Crowding-out the ‘community’ in community based Credit Unions? ')
- Dr Uta Morgenstern ('Reflections & Projections: An Interactive Panel-Workshop Developing the Future of Strategy-as-Practice')
- Dr Rekha Nicholson ('The motives and performance of cross-border acquirers from emerging economies')
- Dr Bruce Rayton ('Corporate Social Performance and the Psychological Contract' and 'Employee Work Engagement, Affect and Outcomes')
- Prof Rob Briner ('Feeling the squeeze: The experience of on-going change and innovation in UK public sector organizations in times of austerity' and 'Larger, longer, and more pervasive: The distinct experiences of broken and fulfilled promises')
- Prof Russ Vince ('Professional Development Workshop - Lost in Translation: Responding to ‘Review and Resubmit’', 'Cross-Divisional Paper Session - Violent Innocence and Leadership’', and 'Management Consulting Division Paper - Leading Change from the Middle')
- Dr Elena Novelli ('Professional Development Workshop - BPS Managing Your Dissertation')
Click here to download a PDF of futher information and paper abstracts.
If you are interested in attending, more information can be found at http://annualmeeting.aomonline.org/2012/
For further information / press enquiries, contact:
Liz Alvey, Marketing Officer
School of Management
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY
Tel:+ 44 (0) 1225 383526
General Notes For Editors:
The University of Bath School of Management has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the School was rated 5th in the UK for management research.
We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976. The School is consistently ranked among the top UK business schools by The Times, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian.
The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.
The School of Management has a faculty of around 90 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a support team of around 70 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,100 students in total comprising some 200 MBA students, 460 Master’s students, 210 full- and part-time research students, and over 1100 undergraduates following BSc degrees. The School also runs joint undergraduate programmes with Departments in the Faculties of Engineering and Design, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences.