2017 Fall Newsletter

Chair’s Message – Marc-David Seidel (University of British Columbia) introduces our Fall 2017 OMT Division newsletter, and recaps the Atlanta meeting.

Davide Ravasi (Cass Business School) gives us a recap of this year’s academic program.

Peer Fiss (University of Southern California) provides a recap of this year's PDW program.

Lori Qingyuan Yue (University of Southern California) shares important information from our research committee on 2017 award winners.

Past Division Chair Ann Langley (HEC Montreal) provides a recap of the dissertation proposal workshop oriented toward early stage students, which supported a number of doctoral students in developing the conceptualization of their dissertations.

Nina Granqvist (Aalto University) and Jo-Ellen Pozner (Santa Clara University) report on the successful OMT Doctoral Consortium, and Wendy Smith (University of Delaware) and Tal Simons (Tilburg University) report on the Junior Faculty Consortium.

Emily Block (University of Alberta) reports on our amazingly successful OMT Membership Group (OMG), which continues to build community among OMT members and friends, old and new.

Derek Harmon (University of Michigan) provides an update on the Communication Committee – the team responsible for the website, social media, listserv, and newsletters. And Eunice Rhee (Seattle University) reports on the social media team that was roving the halls at AOM.

Interviews of Award Winners

Derek Harmon (2017 Pondy winner) interviews Jerry Davis (University of Michigan), the 2017 Distinguished Scholar award recipient.

Take a look at this speech by Jane Dutton (University of Michigan), the 2017 OMT Distinguished Educator’s award winner.

Georg Reischauer’s interviews Derek Harmon (University of Michigan), the 2017 Pondy Award Winner for best paper based on a dissertation.

Sara Marquez Gallardo interviews Justin Berg (Stanford University), the winner of the OMT Best Paper Published in 2016.

Leanne Hedberg interviews Laura Claus (University of Cambridge), the winner of the 2017 Best International Paper Award.

Leanne Hedberg also interviews Abhinav Gupta and Forrest Briscoe (U. of Washington, Penn State U.), the winners of the 2017 Best Paper on Environmental and Social Practices Award.


Academy of Management 2018 in Chicago is here! Sign up to review and make sure you submit your paper/symposium/PDW to the program.

If you’re interested in getting more involved, consider joining our OMT Membership Group (OMG) and/or Communications Team.

Remember to submit an abstract and attend the Alberta Institutions Conference 2018. Abstracts are due by November 27, 2017. More information can be found here.

Check out these slide decks if you are interested learning more about the interface of national borders or how to talk about politics in the classroom.

Also, many of our members also are members of the Organizations, Occupations, and Work (OOW) section of the American Sociological Association, so feel free to check them out if you’re interested.

In Closing

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A special thanks goes out to our 2016-2017 sponsors!  For future sponsorship information, contact Marc-David Seidel, OMT Division Chair.