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Call for Submissions

Critical Management Studies - Professional Development Workshop at UMASS-Boston

Description: As part of the Critical Management Studies Professional Development Workshop programme for 2012 the division is sponsoring a one-day paper development workshop to be held at the University of Massachusetts Boston Campus (Boston Harbour).

Timetable: The workshop will run from 10.30am to 5.30am on Friday August 3 and includes six paper streams with a strict limit of six accepted papers per stream.

Aim: The aim of the workshop, as with previous events (the two day events that CMS has sponsored in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Montreal)  is to maximise discussion around, and development of, full length papers in preparation for publication. In order to maximize discussion, authors will not present their own papers, but rather participants will be asked to present and discuss each others' papers. Please note also that this is a powerpoint free event!).

Location: The workshop will be held in the Campus Centre at the UMass Boston whom is sponsoring the event (details on how to travel to the location from AoM hotels/conference centre will be circulated closer to the time).

Streams:
1. Ethics and embodiment (Alison Pullen and Carl Rhodes)
2. Sex and organization (Albert Mills and Torkild Thamen)
3. Worker cooperatives as an organizational alternative (Ana Maria Peredo and George Cheney)
4. Critical perspectives on the globally mobile professional and managerial class (Steve McKenna and David Weir)
5. Organizing revolutions in everyday life (Sarah Stookey and Jonathan Murphy)
6. CMS and Business Journalism:  Exploring a Difficult Relationship  (Richard Hull and Todd Bridgman)

Abstracts: Abstract should be no less than 500 words in length (1 full A4 page in 12 point) and include full author details.

Deadlines: Abstract should be submitted by May 1 to the stream convenors. Stream convenors will endeavour to return abstract decisions by May 15. Full papers should be submitted to the stream convenors by July 1 for distribution to stream participants.

Paper Presentation: In order to maximize discussion, authors will not present their own papers, but rather participants will be asked to present and discuss other presenters‚ papers.

AoM papers:  It is expected that papers submitted for inclusion in the workshop stream will not be scheduled for presentation in the main AoM Conference Programme.

Organizer: Craig Prichard (Massey University, Aotearoa-New Zealand)
Email: c.prichard@massey.ac.nz

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