Academy of Management Learning & Education Workshop

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Room 605, FBE Building

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Professional Development

AMLE’s mission is to contribute to management learning and education by publishing theory, empirical research, reviews, critiques, and resources that address the processes of management educaiton and the learning that results. Additionally, AMLE publishes work that addresses important issues in the institutional environment and administration of business schools and their stakeholders. The journal’s main emphasis is on theoretical debates about management learning and education in all types of settings – schools and universities as well as businesses and public and non-profit organizations. AMLE is rated as A* in the Australian Business Deans’ Council list of journals, and 4* in the UK CABS list. This workshop has two main parts. Part 1 comprises a general introduction to AMLE, touching on its overlaps with other key journals in the field, focused on writing manuscripts for the main research paper and essay sections of the journal. This first part of the workshop is open to all interested participants. Part 2 is focused on supporting and advising researchers with current work-in-progress how to develop and refine their papers, with submission to AMLE in mind. Those wishing to participate in part two should note the requirements listed below.

The workshop timings are:

Part 1 (open to all)
10:00 – 11:00 AMLE overview, and advice on research paper and essay writing, and Q&A

Part 2 (preparation required)
11:00 – 12:00 Small group discussion of submissions, with individual advice from the facilitator

Preparation for part 2 – you need to:

Have either an extended abstract (5 pages) or a full paper that you would like to develop through constructive critique, that fits with AMLE’s focus and content areas.

Send the submission in Word or PDF format, no later than November 15 2022, to Your submission must have a cover page that includes: the author name(s) and affiliation(s); three-four keywords; and an email address for the lead author. An abstract of up to 200 words should be provided on the first page of the paper. If you are sending an extended abstract, include a brief (paragraph or two) plan for developing the full paper at the end of your text.

Agree to your paper being discussed in a small group with other participants, as arranged by the workshop facilitators, and be willing and able to provide a short (5-minute maximum) overview of your paper to others in the discussion group.

Commit to attending the whole workshop – including part 1 – if your submission is accepted.

Paul Hibbert is a Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews and an Honorary Professor at the University of Auckland. Paul’s research is focused on reflexive learning and reflexive practice in the contexts of organizations and organizing. His work has received awards from ANZAM, BAM and the Academy of Management and is published in leading journals. His book How to be a Reflexive Researcher was published in 2021. Paul’s editorial roles include: Editor-in-Chief of Academy of Management Learning & Education, and editorial board membership of Management Learning, Journal of Management Education, and Organizational Research Methods.