*2019 AAOM Doctoral Consortium*


*Quick Facts*

*Important Dates:*

§  Submission Deadline: 31st January 2019 (24:00 midnight Hong Kong time)

§  Notification: 28th February 2019

§  Doctoral Consortium Day: Wednesday, 19th June 2019

*Submission Details:*

§  Online Submission: *[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>*.   *

§  Template: Submissions should follow the style of the Asia Pacific
Journal of Management for formatting, with 12 size font and double space
(main text only).

§  Submission Content: (1) 1-page application letter, (2) 3-page research
summary (including references), (3) a letter from your advisor, and (4) a
1-2-page CV.


§  Xiaohua Yang, University of San Francisco, USA ([log in to unmask])

§  Badri Munir Sukoco, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia (
*[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>)

*At the conference:* Accepted submissions will be presented at the Doctoral

*Message from the Doctoral Consortium Chairs*

The 11th Asia Academy of Management Conference provides an opportunity for
doctoral students to explore and develop their research interests in an
interdisciplinary workshop, under the guidance of a panel of distinguished
researchers. We invite students who feel they would benefit from this kind
of feedback on their dissertation work to apply for this unique opportunity
to share their work with students in a similar situation as well as senior
researchers in the field. The strongest candidates will be those who have a
clear topic and research approach, and have made some progress, but who are
not so far along that they can no longer make changes. In addition to
stating how you will benefit from participation, both you and your advisor
should be clear on what you can contribute to the Doctoral Consortium.

*What is the Doctoral Consortium?*

The Consortium has the following objectives:

§  Provide a setting where students can present their work and meet other

§  Provide feedback on students’ current research and guidance on future
research and career directions.

§  Offer each student comments and fresh perspectives on their work from
researchers and students outside their own institution.

§  Promote the development of a supportive community of scholars and a
spirit of collaborative research.

§  Contribute to the conference goals through interaction with other
researchers and conference events.

The Consortium will be held on Wednesday, 19th June 2019.
It will be a single track half-day event with the following two sessions:

§  Session One: Faculty panel presentations on specific issues related to
dissertation writing and career development based on their own experiences.

§  Session Two: The Chairs will assign one senior faculty mentor to a small
group of participants to comment/critique the submitted papers. Each
student is required to prepare a one-page handout to distribute to fellow
participants at the table.

*Preparing and Submitting your Doctoral Consortium Proposal*

A Doctoral Consortium proposal must be submitted via the
*[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>  by 31stJanuary 2019 (12 am
midnight Indonesian time). The proposal must have the following components,
submitted as a single PDF file (submission from a single student with
multiple documents is discouraged and may be disqualified if we have a
large number of applications):

1.     A one-page application letter outlining the stage of your doctoral
program, what you wish to achieve at the consortium, how your participation
could benefit your dissertation research and your future career, and what
you could contribute to other participants at the consortium.

2.     In addition to the one-page letter, a three-page dissertation
research summary (of any length, but not to exceed 3 pages including
references) describing central aspects of your doctoral work. Key points

a.     Motivation that drives your dissertation research

b.     Research objectives/goals/questions

c.     Background/literature review of key works that frames your research

d.     Your research approach and methods, including relevant rationale

e.     Results to date and their validity (if available)

3.     A letter of nomination from your primary dissertation advisor,
certifying your status as doctoral student and justifying your
participation at the consortium.

4.     Your current Curriculum Vita (1-2 pages).

It is essential for you to ensure that your submission is complete and in
accordance with the format and content guidelines for the AAOM Doctoral
Consortium. Because the Doctoral Consortium Committee expects to receive a
large number of applications, submissions that do not meet these
requirements will be returned without further consideration.

*Doctoral Consortium Selection Process*

The review and decision of acceptance will balance many factors. This
includes the quality of your proposal, and where you are within your
doctoral education program. Candidates who have a clearly developed idea,
who are formally considered by their institution to be working on their
dissertation, and who still have time to be influenced by participation in
the Consortium will receive the strongest consideration. Participants in
the Consortium will be selected via a curation process by the Doctoral
Consortium Committee.

Over and above an assessment of research quality, the selection process
will also consider additional factors. The goal is to identify a set of
students that will benefit significantly from the event and support each
other in their growth. As a group, the accepted candidates will exhibit a
diversity of backgrounds and topics. Your institution will be taken into
account, where we are unlikely to accept more than two students from the
same institution and almost certainly will not accept more than one student
with the same advisor. Attendees from previous AAOM doctoral consortia are
strongly discouraged from applying, and should clearly explain how they
think attending a second related event would benefit them in a new way.

Submissions should not contain sensitive, private, or proprietary
information that cannot be disclosed at the conference time. Submissions
should NOT be anonymous. However, confidentiality of submissions will be
maintained during the review process. All rejected submissions will be kept
confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted
submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference,
with the exception of title and author information, which will be published
on the website prior to the conference.

*Upon Acceptance of your Doctoral Consortium Proposal*

Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection on 28th February 2019.
Authors of accepted submissions will receive further information about
attending the Doctoral Consortium, preparing your presentation, and
registering for the conference.

*At the Conference*

All participants are expected to attend all of three days of the
conference, including a welcome reception on the first (Wednesday, 19th June
2019), gala dinner on the second (Thursday, 20th June 2019) and a closing
session on the third day (Friday, 21st June 2019). For more information on
11th *Asia Academy of Management Conference*, please visit:


Each student will present his or her work to the group with substantial
time allowed for discussion and questions by participating faculty mentors
and other students. Detailed instructions will be provided to participants
upon acceptance. Although many fine pieces of work have to be rejected due
to lack of space, being accepted into the AAOM Doctoral Consortium is an
honor and involves a commitment to giving and receiving thoughtful
commentary with an eye towards shaping the field and the future research
agendas of the participating doctoral students.

With warm regards,

Prof. Badri Munir Sukoco, PhD  <>
Head, Planning and Development Board
Universitas Airlangga  <>

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