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  • 1.  ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: ODC Doctoral Consortium

    Posted 05-14-2023 22:17
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    Organization Development & Change (ODC) Division

    Doctoral Student Consortium

    Sunday, August 6 (9:00a – 5:15p) IN PERSON

    Application Deadline: June 2, 2023


    Laura Fey (University of Edinburgh)

     Jill Paine (IE Business School)

    Richard Stackman (University of San Francisco

    Feirong (Jackie) Yuan (University of Houston-Victoria)

    We are pleased to invite doctoral students with organizational development and change-related research to participate in our 2023 Doctoral Student Consortium. If you are looking for a vibrant and welcoming research community, excellent networking opportunities, and access to great scholars, this is the place for you! The consortium is a great opportunity to meet prominent scholars from around the world and to network with early-career peers. Doctoral students who are at any stage of work on their dissertations are welcome.

    The 2023 ODC Doctoral Consortium will be held Sunday, August 6th, 2023 as part of the conference program of the Academy of Management meetings. To apply, please send an email to Richard Stackman (rwstackman@usfca.edu) with the documents listed at the end of this document by Friday, June 2, 2023.

    This event is for doctoral students who focus on topics on any aspect of organizational development and change. The consortium will provide opportunities for community building, structured discussions, and informal interactions between doctoral students, new faculty members, and senior faculty mentors. You will hear perspectives on research, publishing, career development, and other early career questions. Faculty mentors will give helpful feedback and focus on how to achieve publishable results. Breakfast and lunch are included as part of the consortium.


    Application Materials: Please send the following to Richard Stackman (rwstackman@usdfca.edu) by June 2, 2023:

    ·       A recommendation letter from your dean, department chair, or major advisor/supervisor that verifies your (a) status/progress and (b) year in your school's doctoral program.

    ·       A one-page bio summarizing your contact information, research and teaching interests, and publications.

    ·       A 3-5 pages (double-spaced) summary of your dissertation project, including the research question, rationale, any hypotheses/propositions, proposed methods, and any results (if applicable).

    Note: If accepted for the consortium, your one-page bio and summary of your dissertation project will be distributed among consortium faculty in advance of the August session.

    Please direct any questions you may have about this consortium to Richard Stackman (rwstackman@usfca.edu) or Jill Paine (Jill.Paine@ie.edu).

    DRAFT ODC Doctoral Student Consortium Schedule

    Sunday, August 6, 2023



    Morning Session

    Focus is on Mindfulness and Flourishing in Academic and Practitioner Roles

    Navigating One's Doctoral Program and Post-School Transition

           Sustaining motivation throughout the PhD and beyond

           Finding and building mentoring relationships

           Going on (and surviving) the academic job market

           Mentoring sessions

    Afternoon Session

    Focus is on Meaningfulness and Impact in Academic and Practitioner Roles

    Nasty Friends

           How to Improve Journal Submissions through Honest, Caring, and Constructive Feedback

    Panel: Surviving and Thriving on the Hyphen

          Micro-Macro, Qualitative-Quantitative, Rigor-Relevance, Applied-Empirical, Scholar-Practitioner

    Closing Session

    In Conversation with Henry Mintzberg and Don Hambrick

    Thanks to the generosity of INSEAD and Quy Huy, the ODC Division is inaugurating a new session this year that will close the consortia and be open to all AoM Attendees. This event brings together eminent scholars who share their experience in the pursuit of both rigor and relevance in their research.

    Richard Stackman
    University of San Francisco
    San Francisco CA
    (415) 422-2148