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The 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held August 7-11, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The program theme is 20/20: Broadening our Sight.

The 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management was held August 9-13, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Available information about the meeting includes news, photos, proceedings, theme, and more.

  • AOM 2020 Theme - 20/20: Broadening Our Sight

    80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management


    August 7-11, 2020 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Vice President and Program Chair: Herman Aguinis, The George Washington University

    Theme: 20/20: Broadening Our Sight

    The most pressing challenges in the 21st century are directly or indirectly related to management and organizations: conflict, discrimination, corruption, wellbeing, economic opportunity and equality, and climate change. At the same time, there are important challenges that we are facing in our own profession such as changing models and innovations for teaching and learning, increasing pressure to publish in “A” journals, tensions over the MBA market, and the evolving nature of the university business model. We, members of the Academy of Management are in a privileged position to produce and disseminate knowledge to address these challenges.

    However, there are dichotomies that stand in the way of producing actionable knowledge to address these monumental challenges. In many cases, these are self-imposed dichotomies that have emerged over time and produced strong professional and personal identities. In turn, these barriers often prevent us from creating and sharing knowledge that would create value for individuals, organizations, society, and our own profession. Examples of these dichotomies are embracing micro or macro theories and research, using qualitative or quantitative methods, focusing on knowledge creation or knowledge dissemination, emphasizing research or teaching, highlighting rigor or relevance, and so many others [more...]

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