CMS Executive


Welcome to the Critical Management Studies (CMS) Division of the Academy of Management. Critical Management Studies is characterised by scepticism concerning the morality and social and ecological sustainability of prevailing forms of organization. The Division promotes management research and education which is dedicated to interrogating relations of power and control and giving voice to marginal and oppressed voices. Our membership is highly international, comprising over 700 scholars, many of them doctoral students, working in over 45 countries.

There are several ways you can get involved with the CMS Division. You can find out about our latest conferences and events, news, competitions and awards, and how to join the CMS Division via these webpages. You can contribute to online discussions, share ideas and resources by joining our List and you can also follow us on Twitter.

Please get involved and join other critical management scholars who are committed to challenging and transforming unethical and exploitative organizational practices.

Join CMS

You can join CMS as part of your AOM membership.

Upcoming Events

The following events may be of interest to CMS Division members:

LAEMOS Conference
22-24 March 2018
Buenos Aires, Argentina

6th International QRM Conference
27-29 March 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa

13th Organization Studies Workshop
24-26 May 2018
Samos, Greece

Gender, Work and Organisation Conference
13-16 June 2018
Sydney, Australia

34th EGOS Colloquium
5–7 July 2018
Tallinn, Estonia

 Banu  Paul-donnelly
Banu Özkazanç-Pan and Paul Donnelly, CMS Division Co-Chairs

Sponsors 2016/2017

Birmingham Business School

Manchester Business School

Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University