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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:

Qualitative Research in Management and Organization Conference (QRM)
March 22nd - 24th, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

International Conference of the European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE)
20th - 23rd March, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden

6th Atlas AFMI Conference on Sustainable Internationalization and Political Instabilities
6th – 8th June, 2016
Nice, France

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