Below are the mandates of IM Division Committees and their current members. The committees welcome your feedback and suggestions.
The Teaching Committee’s mandate is to promote teaching excellence among members of the division. Specifically, the committee facilitates identification of best practices in teaching international management and provides opportunities for their exchange and dissemination. It coordinates the compilation of teaching resources from master teachers and provides those to members through the IM Division website. The committee is responsible for organizing the PDW on Teaching International Management at the annual AOM meetings.
The Communications Committee’s mandate is to facilitate communication and interaction among members and to keep members informed about important issues and events within the division and the broader academic community. Specifically, this committee is responsible for the following: (1) design, maintain, and update the division’s website; (2) edit and distribute the division newsletter “IM Division News”; (3) issue regular “IM Division Updates” to members through e-mail and the division’s Facebook Group Page; (4) provide an avenue for member online communication and interaction through the division’s Community on the “Connect@AOM” platform and the division’s Facebook Group Page; and (5) take photos at various division sessions, activities, and events during the AOM annual meetings, and manage the division’s photo gallery.
This is an umbrella committee chaired by the Immediate Past Chair and made up of previous Past Chairs of the IM Division. This committee is responsible for handling the nominations and selection of the recipients of the following three professional achievement awards:
(1) IM Division Outstanding Educator Award
(2) IM Division Outstanding Service to the Global Community Award
(3) IM Division FIU Emerging Scholar Award
This committee is responsible for nominating the recipient of the Eminent Scholar Award, which is then approved by the Executive Committee. This award recognizes lifetime achievement in international management scholarship.
The Doctoral Student Committee’s mandate is to serve the professional and social needs of the doctoral student members of the division by creating a network of junior scholars and facilitating information exchange and knowledge sharing. Specifically, the committee organizes social get-togethers at the AOM annual meetings where students interact with colleagues and senior faculty, participates in the IM Division Doctoral Student Consortium, and provides opportunities for students to offer feedback to division officers, and for the officers to interact with the student membership. A long-term goal of the committee is to create a virtual community through the IM Division website for the purposes of sharing information on job and fellowship opportunities, doctoral dissertation research, and collaboration.
The Membership Drive Committee has the purpose of increasing AOM member awareness regarding the IM Division while encouraging membership involvement. The Membership Drive Committee assists the Executive Committee (EC) in identifying and addressing issues regarding member relations and involvement, serves as a liaison between the membership and EC, and fosters communication from and amongst members.
The IM Division Scholarship and Engagement Committee was formed in January 2015 with the purpose to assist the IM Division Executive Committee on the social aspects our division’s AOM meeting program. We plan the IM Division Gala event in terms of venue, catering, and music. We also plan the catering for the PDW Welcome Breakfast; PDW Reception; Mid-career Faculty, Junior Faculty, and Doctoral Student Consortia; and PDW Strategy& Eminent Scholar Award reception. Through great events, food and drinks, we hope to facilitate networking and mentoring activities among division members at the AOM annual meetings.
This committee is responsible for handling the submissions and selection of the winner and finalists of the IM Division D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University Award for the Best Dissertation in International Management.
The Online Teaching Resource Committee is in charge of building a new area of our website that contains resources for IM instructors. The committee members are in charge of periodically soliciting resources from members and adding their own. The goal is to maintain a current and relevant teaching section for our website and ensure that all html links are still valid. Resources include cases, current cases, course syllabi, audio visual material, games and other.
The Online Research Resource Committee is in charge of building a new area of our website that contains resources for IM researchers. The committee members are in charge of periodically soliciting resources from members and adding their own. The goal is to maintain a current and relevant teaching section for our website and ensure that all html links are still valid. Resources include data sources and links to articles and websites on how to do research, be it methodological or statistical information, information on writing, statistical packages and other