Networking with Academy of Management
Academy of Management (AOM) allows you to connect with professionals through our collection of academic networks and communities. As a global organization, you can interact with colleagues and others interested in the field of management from around the world. Through networking at AOM meetings, you will broaden your reach by joining a community of fellow executives and academics. Additionally, you will gain resources that will assist you in publishing and presenting your own research.
AOM’s global network is unique, for it connects you with fellow students, academics, executives, and those interested in the field of management. Through networking, you have the opportunity to discuss topics and theories, learn about management practices, meet potential colleagues, and share your research.
Membership includes significant privileges. As an AOM member, your networking opportunities multiply. As a member, you can join two or more of our Division and Interest Groups (DIGs) to connect with those who are interested in similar intellectual disciplines. You can also attend our Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of management and organizational scholars in the world.
Did you know…
- As a member, you are granted access to 2 of our Division and Interest Groups (DIGs)
- Our Annual Meeting provides members with vast networking opportunities
- Our conferences, not the Annual Meeting, can be attended by non-members
- Our volunteer opportunities focus mainly on specific DIGs, which helps you connect with people who have similar intellectual interests
- AOM has Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and YouTube to provide you with online networking resources
Enhance your networking capabilities
To ensure you get the most from your AOM experience, update your AOM profile:
- Login to your AOM member profile to update your email address, add a bio and picture, and complete your professional profile to raise your visibility. Be sure to add your social media accounts to your social profile so members can connect with you on social media.
- Ensure that your membership is up to date so you don’t miss out on any announcements. Be sure to explore the many other benefits of AOM membership.
- Join a discussion, either with a new thread or by replying to someone else's comment. Make a blog post to start a conversation. Browse your community libraries, and upload documents that your peers may find useful.
Divisions and Interest Groups
Divisions and Interest Groups (DIGs) reflect a broad range of member interests within 26 management disciplines. By joining a DIG, you can network with colleagues with similar scholarly and professional interests. Each DIG offers a range of services, including educational sessions, social events at the Annual Meeting, and DIG websites and Connect@AOM communities for sharing professional development opportunities, recognition programs, and division updates.
Connect@AOMWith AOM members living all around the world, connecting with others online is essential. Connect@AOM offers members and non-members a platform with more than 50 communities to connect through discussion boards, a library of shared documents, and a calendar of events to become involved in conversation and collaboration with colleagues.
Connecting in Person at AOM Events
Networking at events is a crucial part of growing your connections. AOM holds multiple events each year around the world, ranging from our Specialized Conferences to our Annual Meeting. Through connecting with others at AOM events, you will learn about the latest research, meet others inside and outside of your management discipline, and expand your network, knowledge, and skills.
As an AOM volunteer, you are invited to create the collective future of the organization by joining in the planning, direction and decision making of AOM. Volunteering connects you with others who have similar interests, which serves to expand your network.
Connect with AOM and those interested in management to expand your network and stay informed about news and events through our social media pages on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and YouTube.
Affiliated and Associated Societies
AOM builds cooperative relationships and networks with other societies committed to advancing the scholarship and practice of management. Affiliated and Associated Societies augment and complement the activities of AOM. Both operate autonomously and provides you the opportunity to interact with colleagues who share commonality of culture, language, or geographic location.