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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:

76th Annual Meeting of AOM, CMS Division Program 2016
5-9 August 2016
Anaheim, USA

Gender and Migration Workshop on Health and Well-being
2 September 2016
Edinburgh, Scotland

9th PhD Sustainability Academy
22-25 September 2016
London, Canada

8th EURAM Early Career Colloquium on Impact
5-7 March 2017
Rabat, Morocco

Social Finance, Impact Investing, Financialization of Public Interest Conference
23-24 Mar 2017
Hamburg, Germany

Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference
26-28 Apr 2017
Valladolid, Spain

Critical Management Studies (CMS) Conference 2017
3-5 July 2017
Liverpool, UK

Emma BellScott Taylor
Emma Bell and Scott Taylor, CMS Division Co-Chairs

Sponsors 2015

Birmingham Business School

Manchester Business School

Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University