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[log in to unmask]&xsl=bio_long">Jonathan P. Doh, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Research and Global Engagement

Co-Faculty Director, Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership

Rammrath Chair in International Business

Professor of Management and Operations

General Editor, Journal of Management Studies – Current Issue

Villanova School of Business

Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085

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Journal of Management Studies Launches JMS Dialogues Webinar Series with “Distance and Diversity in International Management”

The Journal of Management Studies (JMS), one of the leading general management journals, is launching a new webinar series, JMS Dialogues. This series is built around and features authors of published or in-process Point-Counterpoint exchanges.  Contributions to JMS’s ‘Point-Counterpoint’ section capture a current debate about management or organizations. Articles in this section explore theoretically and empirically challenging issues or topics, synthesizing recent advances and ideas into fresh theory and/or new methodological approaches.

The JMS Dialogues webinar series will feature authors of Point- and Counterpoint contributions who will present their perspective on the issue at hand, as featured in their published contributions. A discussant or discussants may offer reaction to the exchange, and the JMS editor who oversaw the Point- Counterpoint will moderate and offer a synthesis of the discussion.  Ample time will be available for questions and comments.

The first JMS Dialogue will be:

Distance and Diversity in International Management:
Two Sides of the Same Coin?

April 21, 2021

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EST, 16:00-17:15 GMT, 17:00-18:15 CET

Point: International Management as Management of Diversity: Reconceptualizing Distance as Diversity. Fabrice Lumineau (Purdue University), Marvin Hanisch (University of Groningen), Olivier Wurtz (University of Vaasa)

Counterpoint: Integrating Diversity into Distance Research for Added Rigor, Parsimony, and Relevance. Tatiana Kostova (University of South Carolina), Sjoerd Beugelsdijk (University of Groningen)

Discussant: Oded Shenkar (Ohio State University)

Moderator: Jonathan Doh (Villanova University), JMS General Editor

To register for the Webinar please email Joanne Cheseldine at [log in to unmask] Prior to the webinar, registrants will be emailed a Zoom link.



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