Dear AIB colleagues,

The Management Education and Development (MED) division of the Academy of Management is delighted to invite you to our next interactive video webinar.

Hosted by the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore, these webinars bring together academics and practitioners from around the world to discuss the latest topics in management learning and education. Participants who are new to the field are most welcome and the webinar will help them get engaged and up to date.

All are welcome, and we are particularly keen to involve doctoral students, junior faculty, and international scholars and practitioners who may not have easy access to the Academy's annual meeting. The webinar is free, and you can participate using any electronic device (computer, tablet, phone, etc.) when you install Zoom (which we no longer have to introduce, but the info is below, just in case!).

Title: How to Define and Measure Scholarly Impact: Implications for Educators, Researchers, and Administrators

Session Description: The desire to have an impact on different stakeholders including researchers, students, and society at large is a long-term aspiration of most academics. Also, scholarly impact is one of the strongest currencies in the Academy. But, what is scholarly impact? How should we measure it? How can we enhance the impact of our research and teaching activities? The goal of this webinar is to address these questions by describing the latest research and using an interactive format. The webinar will be of interest to researchers and educators aiming to enhance their impact and university administrators aiming to understand how to define, measure, and reward impact.

Speaker: Herman Aguinis is the Avram Tucker Distinguished Scholar, Professor of Management, and Chairperson of the Department of Management at The George Washington University School of Business. His research addresses the acquisition and deployment of talent in organizations and organizational research methods. He has been elected for the five-year presidency track of the Academy of Management (AOM), served as Vice President and Program Chair for the AOM 2020 virtual conference and is now serving as AOM President Elect. Professor Aguinis has written 170 refereed journal articles and published nine books. The 2019 and 2018 Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers Reports ranked him among the world's 100 most impactful researchers in Economics and Business and his work has received about 33,000 Google Scholar citations (h-index = 84) and more than 10,000 Web of Science citations. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and received the Losey Award by the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation for lifetime achievement in human resource research; AOM Research Methods Division Distinguished Career Award for lifetime contributions; AOM Practice Theme Committee Scholar Practice Impact Award recognizing outstanding impact on policy making and managerial and organizational practices; Indiana University Dr. Martin Luther King Building Bridges Award for promoting equality, equity, diversity, and justice; and Indiana University Latino Faculty and Staff Council Distinguished Faculty Award recognizing his service, mentoring, and promotion of diversity initiatives. He has also received seven best-article-of-the-year awards from Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior (twice), Academy of Management Perspectives, Organizational Research Methods, and Management Research. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Organizational Research Methods, as President of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, and serves or has served on the editorial board of 26 journals.

Sponsor: Management Education and Development (MED) division; Sabine Hoidn (U. of St. Gallen; MED Chair) 

Host: Murray Dalziel (Dean, Merrick School of Business, U. of Baltimore)

When: Oct 28, 2020 10:00-11:00 AM Eastern Time

How to join:

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Stickney or Eusebio Scornavacca.

We look forward to seeing you in this and other MED events!!


~ Miguel           

Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan, Ph.D.   .:.   Professor & former Chair  .:.   Management & Marketing
Clarion U. of Pennsylvania   .:.   840 Wood St.   .:.   Clarion, PA 16214 USA 
Teaching Professor & Associate Director, Penn State’s Center for Int’l. HR Studies
501B Keller Building, University Park, PA 16802 USA
Visiting Professor, Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej (Poland)

Academy of Management, MED Division former Chair

Senior Editor, Advanced Series in Management –
- newest volumes: Diversity Mgmt (21)Diversity Mgmt (22), and HRM 4.0 (23).



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