Fall 2016 Newsletter

Chair’s Message – Ann Langley (HEC Montreal) introduces our Fall 2016 OMT Division newsletter, and recaps the Anaheim meeting.

Marc-David Seidel (University of British Columbia) gives us a recap of this year’s academic program.

Davide Ravasi (Cass Business School) provides a recap of this year's PDW program.

Lori Qingyuan Yue (University of Southern California) shares important information from our research committee on 2016 award winners.

Past Division Chair Nelson Phillips (Imperial College London) 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.

Patricia Thornton (Texas A&M University) and Nina Granqvist (Aalto University) report on the successful OMT Doctoral Consortium with students 51 students on or nearing the job market.

Anne-Claire Pache (ESSEC Business School) and Wendy Smith (University of Delaware) report on the Junior Faculty Consortium – complete with 30 participants from 11 countries.

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.

Other AOM-related Division News and Announcements

Emily Block (University of Alberta) reflects on the success of our second annual New and Returning Member Networking and Research Forum in Anaheim this year.

Aruna Ranganathan (2016 Pondy winner) interviews John Meyer, the 2016 Distinguished Scholar award recipient.

Take a look at Haridimos Tsoukas’s (University of Cyprus and University of Warwick) acceptance speech and attached video for the 2016 OMT Trailblazing Award.

Consider Reading: Georg Reischauer’s interview of A. Wren Montgomery (University of Windsor) for the Best Paper on Environmental and Social Practices, Georg’s recap of the OMT & IOM Paper Development Workshop in Abu Dhabi, and Thomas Gegenhuber and Leanne Hedberg’s blogpost on entitled “Drowning in data? A practical guide for beginning the data-to-theory move.”


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

Also, many of our members also are members of the Economic Sociology Section of ASA, so feel free to check them out if you’re interested.

In Closing

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