AOM ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
August 7-8, 2015
OB Doctoral Consortium will be held August 7 and 8 as part of the pre-conference
program at the Academy of Management meetings in Vancouver. The consortium is
open to OB doctoral students in the final stages of their programs.
two-day consortium will begin on Friday afternoon and will continue throughout
the day on Saturday - participants must attend both days. The program includes
an interesting and energetic mix of presentations, discussions, and interactive
sessions designed to launch doctoral students into their academic careers. Faculty
presentations and roundtable sessions include topics such as crafting the right
academic job, succeeding at research and publishing, preparing for effective
teaching, and an ethics workshop, as well as other related topics.
the biggest division in the Academy and in the past few years, we have received
more applications that we can accommodate.
To keep the faculty-participant ratio to an optimal size, we
will accept only 1 student per program.
must meet the following criteria.
Be nominated by the program/department. Only one application per
program will be accepted (e.g., one from management, one from industrial
relations, and/or one from I/O Psychology).
Endorsed by the students’ academic advisor.
Preference is given to those who have made the most progress
toward completing their Ph.D., but have not yet defended their dissertation. This consortium is for advanced OB students
who will apply for faculty positions in 2015 that begin in 2016.
deadline for receipt of nominations and supporting materials is Friday, March 13,
2015; 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Please note that the submission date is
earlier than in previous years to accommodate students who are traveling
internationally. See below for
instructions on how to submit your materials.
are encouraged to nominate students in their final year of studies, who are
working on their dissertation research, and entering the job market (e.g., in
the US, students would typically have defended their dissertation proposal;
International students would be writing up their findings and defending their
thesis in the near future). For students
not at this stage, there is an Academy-sponsored, all-day doctoral consortium
for new students (New Doctoral Student Consortium) as well a new half-day “Halfway
There” Doctoral Consortium sponsored by the OB Division for students at earlier
stages in their programs. There also are
a number of consortia offered by other divisions (i.e., HR division).
note the OB Doctoral consortium is not open to those who have already
completed their Ph.D. degree; new faculty will find the Junior Faculty
Consortium more appropriate for their interests.
consortium begins on Friday, August 7 at 4:00 p.m. and will continue with a
full day (8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) on Saturday, August 8. Participants are expected to attend all of the
For more information, download the complete application.