President-Elect & Coordinator of Professional Divisions: Susan Jackson, Rutgers University
Vice President & Program Chair: Anne S. Tsui, Arizone State University
Vice President & Program chair-Elect: Ming-Jer Chen, University of Virginia
Representative-at-Large: Jeanette N. Cleveland, Pennsylvania State University
Representative-at-Large: Majken Schultz, Copenhagen Business School
Representative-at-Large: Myrtle P. Bell, University of Texas at Arlington
James P. Walsh
Jim Walsh is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Gerald and Esther Carey Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His biography is like most others in the Academy. Jim earned degrees from four universities, worked at two others, wrote a fair number of papers, taught all manner of courses, and tried to serve his home institutions and profession with distinction. Long interested in corporate governance, he is now investigating the purposes and accountability of the firm in society. Jim has been married to Sue Ashford for over 25 years. They spend their days raising three great kids.
Susan Jackson is a Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University—New Brunswick, USA and a faculty fellow at GSBA-Zurich, Switzerland. Since receiving her Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley, she has also held faculty appointments at the University of Maryland, New York University and the University of Michigan.
A Fellow of the Academy of Management, her prior activities in the Academy include serving as Editor of the Academy of Management Review, President of the Division of Organizational Behavior, Member-at-large for the HRM Division, Member of the Board of Governors, as well as membership on fifteen divisional and academy-level committees. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal.
Her broad research interests include managing knowledge-based organizations, organizational and team diversity, strategic and international human resource management, and occupational stress and burnout. Her current research focuses on human resource management in environmentally sustainable organizations (see www.greenhrm.org). With an array of excellent collaborators from around the world, she has authored or co-authored over 100 articles on these and related topics and has published several books, including Managing Knowledge for Sustained Competitive Advantage; Diversity in the Workplace; Managing Human Resources in Cross-border Alliances; Managing Human Resources through Strategic Partnerships; and Creating Tomorrow’s Organizations: A Handbook for Future Research in Organizational Behavior. She also is a co-editor of the Global Human Resource Management book series published by Routledge.
Anne S. Tsui
Anne S. Tsui is the Motorola Professor of International Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Peking University, Xi’an Jiaotung University, and Fudan University in China. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has held faculty positions at Duke University, University of California, Irvine, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She has served as Representative at Large of the Executive Committees of the OMT Division and of the OB Division, a member the Academy Board of Governors, the 14th Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, and was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 1997. Beyond the Academy, she spearheaded the founding of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) in 2002 with a mission to advance management research in and on China.
In conjunction with IACMR and its missions, she established the journal Management and Organization Review, dedicated to publishing research on Chinese management. Her research interests include management and leadership effectiveness, employee-organizational relationship, demographic diversity, and social networks in the Chinese context. She is a recipient of the 1998 ASQ Scholarly Contribution Award, the 1998 AMJ Best Paper Award, and the Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resource Division of the Academy. Her book with Barbara Gutek, Demographic Differences in Organizations: Current Research and Future Directions (1999), was a finalist for the 2000 Terry Book Award. Dr. Tsui is among the top 100 most cited researchers in business, economics and management and winner of the 2008 Center for Creative Leadership Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Leadership Research Award.
Ming-Jer Chen holds the Leslie E. Grayson Professorship at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business. After graduating from the University of Maryland, he served on the faculties of Columbia Business School and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He has been affiliated with the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (UK) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ming-Jer has served as AMR’s associate editor, chair of the BPS division, and on the editorial boards of AMJ, Organization Science, and SMJ. He has been actively involved in the Academy for more than 20 years, participating in doctoral/new faculty consortia and serving on committees and Academy task forces for the establishment of the Asia Academy of Management. Ming-Jer is recognized for his contributions to competitive dynamics, a new topic in management that analyzes interfirm competition from an organizational and behavioral perspective. He has written two books and published in AMJ, AMR, ASQ, SMJ, Journal of Management Inquiry, Management Science, and received the AMR and Glueck (twice) Best Paper Awards.
Ming-Jer is known for his dedication to teaching and has received awards for his pedagogical contributions. He has spoken at international forums hosted by the World Economic Forum and HSM. Born and raised in a rural town in Taiwan, Ming-Jer now lives with his wife and two sons in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he appreciates being part of what Thomas Jefferson called the “academical village.” He enjoys doing things to help make the world smaller, on both the professional and personal fronts.
Jeanette N. Cleveland
Jeanette N. Cleveland, Ph.D., is a Professor of Industrial & Organizational Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University. She earned her B.S. from Occidental College and M.S,/ Ph.D from the Pennsylvania State University. She has held faculty positions at Baruch College, Colorado State University and currently serves as an external examiner for University of Limerick, Ireland.
She became an Academy member in 1987 and elected Program Chair for the Human Resources and Gender & Diversity in Organizations Divisions, Division Chair for HR and GDO, and prior to this to the Executive committees for these Divisions. In addition, she served as chair/co-chair for the HR doctoral & junior faculty consortium, scholarly achievement award, Best paper Award, and the GDO Dissertation award. She is an elected Fellow of SIOP (Division 14) and the American Psychological Association.
Her research interests include personal and contextual variables regarding work attitudes and performance decisions, workforce diversity issues including older workers and women, and work and family issues. She was consulting editor for Journal of Organizational Behavior and has or is currently serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Management, and International Journal of Management Reviews. She is the Co-Editor for the Applied Psychology Series for Taylor Francis. Her books include, Understanding performance appraisal: Social, organizational and goal perspectives (with K. Murphy) and Women and men in organizations: Sex and gender issues (with M. Stockdale and K. Murphy, 2000).
Majken Schultz, Ph.D, Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Organization. Majken has been full professor since 1996, also received her Ph.D at CBS. She has a master in Political Science from University of Copenhagen. Since 1991, Majken has been a regular participant at AOM meetings and an active contributor to many different divisions in several roles both at PDW workshops and in the regular program. She is also an active member of EGOS and the Reputation Institute and serves on several editorial boards.
Majken’s research and teaching interests are located at the interface between organizational culture, identity and image, corporate branding and reputation management. She has initiated two large research projects in these areas and collaborated with scholars from Europe and the US. She has engaged in longitudinal research with practice and worked as a consultant for many companies. She has published numerous articles in international journals, among others Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Studies, Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Strategic Organization. Her most recent book is Taking Brand Initiative: How Companies can Align Strategy, Culture and Identity Through Corporate Branding with Mary Jo Hatch (Jossey Bass 2008). Other books are The Expressive Organization and Organizational Identity both with Mary Jo Hatch (both from Oxford University Press). Majken serves on several company boards, among them Danske Bank which is a leading financial institution in Scandinavia, and is a regular columnist in the local Danish newspaper. See more at (www.majkenschultz.com)
Myrtle P. Bell
Myrtle P. Bell is a Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Arlington and has been an active member of the Academy of Management since joining as a doctoral student in the early 1990s. She is an associate editor of Academy of Management Learning & Education and co-edited the 2008 AMLE special issue. She has served as chair of the GDO division, on the Executive Committee, and as GDO’s representative to the AoM Council. Last year, Myrtle’s extensive Academy service was recognized by the Management Doctoral Students Association with the Trailblazer Award and the GDO division with the Janet Chusmir Service Award, both for her service as a mentor and role model for others in the field.
Myrtle’s teaching, research, and service focus on diversity and social issues, including diversity education and training, disability, age, weight and appearance, religion, bilingualism, work and family, sexual harassment, and effects of partner violence on working women. Her research appears in outlets such as AMJ, AMLE, AMP, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Applied Psychology, Group and Organization Management and numerous edited volumes. Her book, Diversity in Organizations (2007, Thomson), is a comprehensive, research-based book for teaching diversity. In a career highlight, she presented her research at a 2003 Congressional briefing. Along with serving as associate editor of AMLE, Myrtle is Professional Insights Editor of Equal Opportunities International and past associate editor of the Journal of Management Education. Prior to becoming a professor, Myrtle worked in finance and human resources in industry.