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Facilitators

AFAM 2018 Doctoral Consortium in partnership with the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ) At Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Theme: Maintaining and Developing High Performing Scholarship

Organizer:

David B. Zooga, Ph.D. (Ohio State University)
Dr. David B. ZoogahDavid B. Zoogah (PhD. Ohio State University) is Associate Professor of Management at the Williams College of Business, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. His current research focuses on strategic followership, corporate environmental sustainability, and Africa-centered management. His work has appeared in Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resources Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Occupational and Industrial Psychology, International Journal of Human Resources Management, and Africa Journal of African Management (AJOM). He is currently the Secretary of the Africa Academy of Management. In addition to book chapters on Africa-centered Management he has authored Strategic Followership: How Employees Contribute to Organizational Productivity, edited a book on Advancing Research Methodology in the African Context: Techniques, Methods, and Designs (Volume 10 of Research Methodology in Strategy and Management Series), and co-authored a textbook, Managing Organizational Behavior in the African Context. He is a co-winner of the strategic doing award of the Academy of Management in 2012, and the Outstanding Author Contribution (2015) of Emerald’s Literati Network Awards for Excellence. He has also won the Best Paper from the Gender, Diversity and Organization (GDO), and Outstanding Reviewer for the OB Division of the Academy of Management.

Academy of Management Journal (AMJ) Editors:

Jason D. Shaw , Ph.D. (Editor-in-Chief)
Jason D. ShawJason D. Shaw is Chair Professor of Management, Head of Department of Management and Marketing, and Director of the Centre for Leadership and Innovation at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research has appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Management, among other scientific outlets. He served as Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal from 2010 to 2013. He has served or is serving on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, Human Resource Management Journal, and other outlets. He previously served in elected leadership positions on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and the Board of Governors of the Southern Management Association. Prior to his appointment at PolyU, he was the Curtis L. Carlson School-wide Professor at the University of Minnesota, served on the faculties of the University of Kentucky and Drexel University, and worked as an analyst for the Boeing Company. Jason's email is jason.shaw@polyu.edu.hk.
Pratima (Tima) Bansal, Ph.D.  (Deputy Editor)
Pratima (Tima) BansalPratima (Tima) Bansal is a Professor in Strategic Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario (Canada). She earned her doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her primary research interests lie at the intersection of business sustainability, business strategy and organizational theory, which she investigate using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Her work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, among others. She served as an Associate Editor of Academy of Management Journal from 2010-2013 and has sat on 8 other editorial boards in the past, including Academy of Management Review and Strategic Management Journal. She is the Director of Ivey's Centre for Building Sustainable Value and the Executive Director of the Network for Business Sustainability, both of which aim to strengthen the ties between research and practice. One of her favorite pastimes is dueling with her mathematician husband over the value of social science. Any residual energy is spent cycling (road) and gardening (dirt). Tima's email address is tbansal@ivey.uwo.ca.
Marc Gruber, Ph.D. (Deputy Editor)
Marc GruberMarc Gruber is full professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship & Technology Commercialization. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen and received a venia legendi from the Munich School of Management, University of Munich, for his habilitation thesis. His research focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation, and includes studies on opportunity identification, founder identity, venture capital decision making, knowledge recombination, resource configurations and the commercialization of technological innovations. He has published his research in the Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management, and Strategic Management Journal, among others. His studies were recognized with several awards, incl. the "Thought Leader Award" of the Entrepreneurship Division at the Academy of Management in the years 2009, 2010 and 2012. Marc's email address is marc.gruber@epfl.ch.

AFAM Facilitators:

Bruce T. Lamont, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina)
D. Bruce T. LamontBruce T. Lamont (Ph.D. University of North Carolina) is the Thomas L. Williams Eminent Scholar of Strategy in the College of Business at Florida State University.   His research has been published in such outlets as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, and Strategic Management Journal.  He currently serves on the editorial review boards for the Journal of Management Studies and Strategic Management Journal and as Senior Associate Editor of the Africa Journal of Management.  He has also served on the editorial review boards of the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Management, the Executive and Research Committees of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management, as a Representative-At-Large for both the Strategy Process Interest Group and the Corporate Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society, and the Board of Governors of the Southern Management Association. Professor Lamont has also been elected as a Fellow of the Southern Management Association.  His current research addresses the effective management of acquisition integration processes, knowledge investments, entrepreneurship, and novel applications and extensions of theory to the African context.
Margaret A. White, Ph.D. (Texas A&M University)

Margaret WhiteMargaret A. White, Ph.D.  is The Fleming Cos. Professor of Technology Management at Oklahoma State University.  She has a Ph.D. with a major in management and a minor in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University.  Her  M.B.A. and B.S. in mathematics are from Sam Houston State University. Professor White is the author/coauthor of over 80 articles and papers.  Her research has appeared in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, and Organizational Studies. The third edition of The Management of Technology and Innovation: A Strategic Process Approach with co-author, Garry D. Bruton was published in 2016. Dr. White has won several research and teaching awards including two Academy of Management Best Paper Awards and Best Paper from the Southern Management Association and is Past Chair of the Research Methods Community of the Strategic Management Society. The teaching awards include the Greiner Graduate Teaching Award and OSU-Tulsa outstanding faculty award (twice) among others. Before becoming an academic, Dr. White was a statistical analyzer for a major oil company, owned a catering business, was a housing administrator, and a collegiate softball coach.  During her tenure at OSU, she served 4 years as Associate Dean of Undergraduate programs. Currently, she serves on several boards/committees of several nonprofit organizations.  In addition, she is a member of the Agency Board for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and a regular server/cook at St. Paul’s UMC soup kitchen, Manna Meals.  

Hermann Ndofor, Ph.D.  (University of Wisconsin)
Herman NdoforHermann Ndofor is currently an Assistant Professor at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University in Indianapolis. He received a Ph.D. degree in management from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in 2004. Prior to joining the Kelley School of Business in 2015, he was an Assistant Professor at the Mays Business School, Texas A&M. His research interests include competitive dynamics, resource management, Top Management Teams, and entrepreneurship, with specific interest in Africa. His research has been published in a range of journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Business Ethics Quarterly and Leadership Quarterly. He currently serves as Associate Editor of Africa Journal of Management and is on the editorial review boards of Strategic Management Journal and Management and Organization Review.
Sam Aryee, Ph.D. (McMaster University)
Sam AryeeSam Aryee is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. in the Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK. He earned his PhD and MA from McMaster University and BA (Hons) from University of Ghana, Legon. Prior to his present position, Sam held faculty positions in East Asia at the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong Baptist University and in the UK, at Aston University and King's College London. Sam served as Director of the Doctoral Programme at both Aston Business School and KCL's School of Management and Business. He is currently Director of the Doctoral Programme at SBS. Sam's areas of research interest include Strategic Human Resource Management, Services Management, Organizational Justice, Workplace Trust, Work-Family Interface, and Workplace Safety. He conducts research in these areas in cross-cultural contexts. Sam's research findings have been published in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Relations, and Journal of Organizational Behavior, among others. Sam was for several years Associate Editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (JOOP) and Human Relations, and served/serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and Management and Organization Review.
Benson Honig, Ph.D. (Stanford University)
Benson HonigBenson Honig (Ph.D. Stanford University) is the Teresa Cascioli Chair in Entrepreneurial Leadership, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. Studying entrepreneurship worldwide, his research interests include organizational theory, nascent entrepreneurship, transnational entrepreneurship and environments of transition, social entrepreneurship, social capital, professional ethics and business planning.  He has published over 80 articles in leading academic journals and the media, and serves on six editorial boards, including the Journal of Business Venturing, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Academy of Management Perspectives and the Journal of Management Studies. He is a past president of the Canadian Counsel of Small Business, is on the board of the Africa Academy of Management, and is a past editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. He is the 2009 winner of the Grief prize from the University of Southern California for the most cited entrepreneurship article in the previous five years, and of the most cited Journal of Business Venturing article in 2009. His work can be found in the Journal of Management, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Academy of Management, Learning and Education, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, and the Journal of World Business, among others.
Augustine A. Lado, Ph.D. (University of Memphis)
Augustine A. LadoAugustine A. Lado (Ph.D. University of Memphis) is Professor and the Richard ’55 and Joy Dorf Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University School of Business. His scholarship in strategic management spans multiple boundaries of academic disciplines, including economics, organizational behavior and human resource management, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. It is also international in scope, integrating competitive and cooperative global strategies that firms use to gain and sustain strategic advantage.  His current research interests include investigating the role of business and social enterprises in creating shared value at the base of the economic pyramid in emerging and developing -- including African -- economies. His published scholarship, which advances the resource/competency based perspective of strategic management, appears in the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Management, among others. He teaches courses in strategic management, business ethics and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Jim Walsh, Ph.D.  (Northwestern University)
Jim WalshJim Walsh (Ph.D, Northwestern University) is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Gerald and Esther Carey Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His research explores the purpose, accountability, control and success of the firm, and even more generally, business itself, in society. Considering these issues with his students, he does his best to prepare them to lead in and for society. A founding co-editor of the Academy of Management Annals, a Senior Editor and Associate Editor-in-Chief for Organization Science, a Consulting Editor for the Academy of Management Review, and an Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal, Jim is currently a Consulting Editor for the Journal of Business Ethics. A recipient of the Academy of Management’s Career Distinguished Service Award, he has served both as the Dean of its Fellows Group and as its 65th president. The Academy of Management is comprised of nearly 20,000 management scholars from well over 100 countries.
Jenny Hoobler, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky, USA)
Jenny Hoobler (Ph.D, University of Kentucky, USA) is Acting Head of Department and Doctoral Programmes Manager in the Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria.  Broadly, her research interests lie in gender and diversity in the workplace; leadership; and intersections between work and family. She currently serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology.  In the past five years she has published 15 journal articles and received substantial competitive grant funding.  Her 2010 paper on the family−work conflict bias for career women, published in the Academy of Management Journal, was a finalist for the prestigious Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for Best Published Research on Work and Family in 2010, across all nations.  Prof Hoobler was recently appointed to the Brain Trust group of academics at Catalyst, the leading think-tank for research on women and work, based in the United States. She is a South African National Research Foundation B-rated researcher.

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