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Chair’s Message -- Christine Beckman, University of California Irvine, introduces this issue of the OMT Division newsletter, highlights the latest OMT news and events, and explains what the OMT officers have been up to recently. Read More...
For a recap of the Academy Meetings in Boston, check out Michael Lounsbury's Program Chair Conference Report, the Doctoral Consortium Report by Eva Boxenbaum, and the OMT Business Meeting presentation. We've launched an OMT Facebook page. Please help us get to 100 likes, and while you are there check out the nearly 100 photos from Boston, plus our photo archive of past OMT Artifacts!
One of the many wonderful OMT traditions is an interview of the distinguished scholar by the winner of the OMT best dissertation award. Please be sure to read the interview with the 2012 Distinguished Scholar Linda Argote by Louis Pondy Dissertation Award Winner Kaisa Snellman. (If you missed her presentation, it is available through Slideshare, along with presentations from some past distinguished scholars and OMT Business Meetings!)
After giving us Adventures in OMTLand, Candy Jones has moved on to be the Program Chair, so please help her by signing up to review for OMT and by sending in terrific papers and symposiums come January. Read more...
David Touve, the Teaching Committee Chair, provides an update that includes new Academy initiatives...
Joe Broschak, Research Committee Chair, announces the Chairs for the 2013 Best Published Paper Award...
Keep an eye out for the formal call for applications for our annual PDW workshops. Peer Fiss and Forrest Briscoe will be organizing the Doctoral Consortium. Martine Haas and Chris Marquis will be organizing the Junior Faculty Consortium. I will be organizing the Dissertation Proposal Workshop.
The OMT Blog is also the place to read great original content. Evelyn Micelotta (Alberta) and Mia Raynard (Alberta) put together an interview with 2012 Best Published Paper Award winner Edward (Ned) Smith and another article on tips for the job market. Diane-Laure Arjaliès (HEC Paris) and Mia Raynard (Alberta) put together a fascinating and in-depth interview with Roger Friedland. And Marco Clemente (HEC Paris) interviewed 2012 Best International Paper Award winners Joris Knoben, Tal Simons and Patrick Vermeulen. The Communications Committee is always looking for more help. If you'd like to get involved, email Joel Gehman, our Communications Committee Chair.
Upcoming OMT-Sponsored Workshops
Henrich Greve and Philip Anderson have organized a workshop on Organization Theory and New Venture Creation, January 5-6, 2013, in Singapore.
Stewart Clegg, Antoine Hermans, Emmanuel Josserand, Danielle Logue, Markus Hollerer, Hokyu Hwang, Jaco Lok and Gavin Schwarz have organized a workshop on Organizing Practices, April 4-5, 2013, in Syndney Australia.
Diane Burton, Lisa Cohen, Michael Lounsbury have announced a workshop on The Structuring of Work within and across Organizations, July 6-7, 2013, in Montreal, Quebec.
John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell have published a book: The Emergence of Organizations and Markets, Princeton University Press, 2012.
Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis and Zur Shapira have also published a book: The Evolution of New Industry: A Genealogical Perspective, Stanford University Press, 2013.
Scott Newbert is editing a special issue of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship.
Thank you to our 2012 AOM sponsors!
Distinguished Scholar Award and Breakfast Sponsors
OMT/MOC Doctoral Consortium Sponsor
Best International Paper Award Sponsor
Best Published Paper Award Sponsor
Best Empirical Paper on Environmental and Social Practices
For sponsorship information, contact Christine Beckman, OMT Division Chair.
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