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Call for self-nominations for 5-year sequence of AOM ITC roles

  • 1.  Call for self-nominations for 5-year sequence of AOM ITC roles

    Posted 06-21-2019 11:46

    AOM International Theme Committee (ITC)
    5-Year sequence of roles: Emerald Best International Symposium Chair, PDW Chair, Dexter Award Chair, ITC Chair, & Past ITC Chair

    The International Theme Committee (ITC) of the Academy of Management seeks applications for an internationally-oriented management scholar to fill the position of Chair of the Emerald Best International Symposium Award. The EBIS chair role is the first position in a 5-year rotation through the ITC executive committee. The successful candidate for EBIS chair will assume the following subsequent ITC roles in the following four years: PDW chair, Dexter Award Chair, ITC Chair, and Past ITC Chair.

    In this role, they will solicit nominations from divisions, coordinate reviewing of nominated papers, select and present finalists at an award ceremony at the AOM annual conference. The Emerald Best International Symposium Award is a prestigious All-Academy award given to the symposium that best aligns with our objective of internationalizing the Academy, therefore serving the mission of the AOM and the charge of its ITC:

    • Internationalize the AOM as an organization 
    • Facilitate Academy members' understanding of and exposure to the internationalization of business trade and other forms of organizational transactions
    • Encourage Academy members to become exposed to/provide exposure for organizational scholarship being conducted in non-US countries 
    • Assist the membership committee in their charge to expand and integrate international members in the Academy  

    If you would like to contribute to and actively collaborate through various leadership roles in the AOM International Theme Committee, please submit to Jacob Park @ AND

     1) one-two page (400-500 words) letter of interest. You are encouraged to reflect on your international interests (research interests, collaborations, experiences, etc.), why you are keen to promote the internationalization agenda within and your previous involvements in AOM.

    2) CV and/or

    3) any questions about the position

    Self-nominations will be accepted until July 15 (Monday) 2019 (midnight EST).   

    Charles Wankel
    St. John's University, New York