BAM PDW: ANALYSING THE PAST AND ITS TRACES IN MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Colleagues, if you’re attending the British Academy of Management conference in Newcastle in September, this workshop may be of interest:

ANALYSING THE PAST AND ITS TRACES IN MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION RESEARCH AND TEACHING

BAM 2016 Newcastle

6 September 2-3.30p, Room B29, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre

Presenters

Bill Cooke, University of York, UK: histories of managerialism in global context

Stephanie Decker, Aston University, UK: post- and neo-colonial histories of international business

Ron Kerr, University of Edinburgh, UK: historically informed examinations of the banking crisis in management education

Linda Perriton, University of Stirling, Scotland: business and management history in the service of criticality in the curriculum

Michael Rowlinson, University of Exeter, UK: constructing management histories within and beyond organizations

Kevin Tennent, University of York, UK: business history and strategy.

Organizers

Sarah Robinson, University of Glasgow, UK

Scott Taylor, University of Birmingham, UK

There are regular workshops at conferences that call for greater acknowledgement of the role of history in management research and education. There is also a developing literature in management & organization studies that argues for organization analysts to seek rapprochement with historians and vice versa, often underpinned by critical perspectives. This workshop responds to these frequent calls and this developing literature by bringing together presenters with expertise in historical methods, organization analysis and critical management education to provide a space to contribute to making histories and developing historically-informed teaching. The workshop consists of 30 minutes of presentation, followed by 30 minutes of small group research and teaching development work facilitated by the presenters and organizers. We then conclude with a 30 minute plenary and panel discussion on a) publishing historical work and b) on using history and historical research in critical management education.

Scott Taylor (Dr) – Director of Undergraduate Programmes

Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

s.taylor@bham.ac.uk (+44) 0121 414 6703

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