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The Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management was formed in 1987 to bring together scholars interested in innovation, research and development, and the management of technology-based organizations. The Division currently has around 3000 members, making it one of the larger Divisions within the Academy of Management.

Domain: The Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division encourages interdisciplinary scholarship and dialogue on the management of innovation and technological change from a variety of perspectives, including strategic, managerial, behavioral, and operational issues.  The problem domain includes the management of innovation processes, research and development, information technologies, e-commerce, and process technologies.  Participants in this broad academic endeavor come from a wide range of disciplines and draw on an extensive array of theoretical and research paradigms.   We enter this complex problem domain in the spirit of dialogue, debate, and deepened understanding.

Specific domain: Major topics include studies of the strategic management of technology; innovation processes; innovation diffusion and the development, implementation, and use of technologies; technology development trajectories; intellectual capital;  organizational processes by which technically-oriented activities are integrated into organizations; product development strategies; technical project management; behaviors and characteristics of technical professionals; technological forecasting and policies; information technology; impacts of new technologies on organizational forms and electronic commerce.

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  • GDO Writing Mentorship Workshop: Call for Participants

    Call for Participants

    GDO Writing Mentorship Workshop

    We invite applicants for the GDO Writing Mentorship Workshop, running from October to December 2022. The purpose of this workshop is to support early career researchers in developing manuscripts for conference and journal submissions, and to promote the development of high quality D&I research. We especially welcome participation from researchers outside of North America. The timing of this workshop is intended to support author's AOM conference submissions.

    The GDO writing mentorship workshop is a virtual session wherein submitting authors will get one-on-one feedback from Editors and/or Editorial Board members on their submitted papers. Authors will benefit from an understanding of how Editors and reviewers approach submitted manuscripts.

    Workshop papers should focus on D&I topics.

    Timeline and steps:

    1. Please send a one-page extended abstract by October 10, 2022 to the organizers. Note that the focus of submissions should be on D&I topics.
    2. Accepted authors will be notified by October 17, 2022
    3. Full-length papers are due by November 10, 2022.
    4. Each accepted paper will be assigned to one Editor or Editorial Board member who will give the author(s) one-on-one feedback via Zoom during late November or early December 2022.

    Please contact the event organizers with your questions:

    Mukta Kulkarni, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, mkulkarni@iimb.ac.in
    Joy Beatty, Eastern Michigan University, jbeatty9@emich.edu

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