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In this podcast, we show you how diverse the Organization and Management (OMT) division of the Academy of Management and its members really are. Our conversations explore how they got to where they are today, the cutting-edge questions they are asking, and what motivates them and their work.

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In this podcast, we show you how diverse the Organization and Management (OMT) division of the Academy of Management and its members really are. Our conversations explore how they got to where they are today, the cutting-edge questions they are asking, and what motivates them and their work.

    Emily Block - Authenticity in academic life

    Emily Block - Authenticity in academic life

    Emily Block, Associate Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada; Emily is also the OMT Division Membership Chair

    Emily provides advice for scholars to be authentic and trust in themselves, even if they do not fit the image of the ‘typical' management scholar or OMT member. She talks about how she was influenced by her family and her professors, and how that experience has shaped what she does in her research.

    Finally, Emily also discusses how she thinks about OMT and helps make it a welcoming community. You can get in touch with Emily, to help or volunteer.

    If you have not done so, please also check out the initiative on OMT Meetups, which helps junior scholars connect with more senior mentors.

    To find out more about Emily Block, please visit her official faculty profile: https://apps.ualberta.ca/directory/person/eblock

    • 38 min
    Sun Hyun Park – Structure and power from Korea to the US and back

    Sun Hyun Park – Structure and power from Korea to the US and back

    Sun Hyun Park, Associate Professor of Strategy and International Management at College of Business at Seoul National University in South Korea; Sun has also served as OMT’s Global Representative at Large

    Sun’s research focuses on how corporate managers cope with a firm’s external environment. We talk about his research and also about his personal journey into academia in the United States and now back in his native Korea.

    To find out more about Sun Hyun Park, please visit his official faculty profile - https://cba.snu.ac.kr/en/faculty?mode=view&memberidx=19070&major=2

    • 34 min
    Chahrazad Abdallah – A critical look at academia from a truly global perspective

    Chahrazad Abdallah – A critical look at academia from a truly global perspective

    Chahrazad Abdallah is Associate Professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal, in Canada, and Associate Faculty at Singapore University of Social Sciences, in Singapore

    Chahrazad not only has a fascinating story of entry into academia, which includes speaking four languages and living in just as many countries, she also does thought-provoking research. She explains how her research discovered her (as opposed to the other way around) and how she uses anger in a constructive and positive way.

    To find out more about Chahrazad Abdalla, please visit her official faculty profile: https://professeurs.uqam.ca/professeur/abdallah.chahrazad/

    • 42 min
    Daniel Armanios – Combining engineering and management in research and teaching

    Daniel Armanios – Combining engineering and management in research and teaching

    Daniel Armanios, Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at
    Carnegie Mellon University, in the United States.

    In this extra long Black Friday episode, Daniel talks about how, despite being in an engineering department, he works in the field of management and organisation theory. Daniel has always wanted to be an academic (and he has a long list of degrees to show for it) and discusses how he manages to all of them to good use. He also explains why teaching is really enriching for his research.

    To find out more about Daniel Armanios, please visit his official faculty profile - https://www.cmu.edu/epp/people/faculty/daniel-armanios.html

    • 50 min
    Martin Kilduff – Organizing a conference during a pandemic

    Martin Kilduff – Organizing a conference during a pandemic

    Martin Kilduff, Professor of Organizational Behaviour at University College London and the OMT Division Chair elect.

    In this episode, Martin explains that his research shows how an association with someone famous can help people secure a position. He also explains how it can be detrimental when the long-term association “buffers” people from underperforming or penalizes them for overperforming. Martin also talks about the pandemic-related changes he had to make as OMT Program Chair to this year’s Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    To find out more about Martin, please visit his official faculty profile:
    https://www.mgmt.ucl.ac.uk/people/martinkilduff

    • 47 min
    Andrea Prado – Sustainable impact in South and Latin America

    Andrea Prado – Sustainable impact in South and Latin America

    Andrea Prado, Associate Professor of Management and Organisation at Incae Business School, in Costa Rica.

    In this episode, Andrea talks about her recent publication on Covid-19 in The Lancet and the interdisciplinary work she has been doing. She also reveals the impact of her work in a global context and the privilege of writing academic papers as a professor.

    To find out more about Andrea Prado, please visit her official faculty profile - https://www.incae.edu/es/directorio/andrea-prado.html

    • 43 min

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