Our mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge about gender and diversity within and outside of organizations, to embrace diverse perspectives in organizational research and education, and to support social justice through the inclusion of marginalized voices in members’ research and practice.
There are many ways to get involved and contribute to GDO, for example:
Highlights from 2015 AOM session:
The 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held August 7-11, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The program theme is Opening Governance. The 2015 theme invites members to consider opportunities to improve the effectiveness and creativity of organizations by restructuring systems at the highest organizational levels, and to try to answer the many questions organizational governance faces in today’s digital and informational climate.
Dorothy Harlow/McGraw Hill Best Paper Award
Sponsor: McGraw Hill
Given annually to author(s) of the best paper submitted to the Annual Academy of Management Meeting, this award honors the late Dr. Dorothy Harlow, who pioneered the effort to establish the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division as an Interest Group of the Academy of Management. Dr. Harlow’s dedication to the organizing efforts and advancement of professional women will be etched in gold as this award is given annually. Recipients of the Award each receive a plaque and a cash award.
Lisa Leslie (Chair), Sabrina DeeAnn Volpone, Adela McMurray, Florian Kunze, Yunhung Chung
Carol T. Kulik, Mara Olekalns, & Ema T. Swain
for “Does consistency pay The effects of information sequence and content on women’s negotiation outcomes.”
Muhammad Ali & Yin Lu Ng
for “Board Age and Gender Diversity: A Test of Competing Linear and Curvilinear Predictions“.
Belle Rose Ragins, Jorge A. Gonzalez, Kyle Erhardt, and Romila Singh
William Newburry, Naomi Gardberg, Bryant Hudson and
for “Organizational Actions in the Face of Institutional Contestation: Diffusion of LBGT-Friendly Policies“.
|2011||Orlando Richard and Goce Andrevski:
“The complementary effect of managerial diversity and board of directors diversity on performance.”
|2010||Whitney Botsford Morgan:
“Mothers’ Psychological Contracts: Does Supervisor Breach Explain Intention to Leave the Workforce?”
|2009||Muhammad Ali, Carol Kulik and Isabel Metz:
“The Impact of Gender Diversity on Performance in Services and Manufacturing Organizations.”
|2008||Aparna Joshi and Hyuntak Roh:
“Considering context in team diversity research: A meta-analytic review.”
|2007||Patrick McKay, Derek Avery & Mark Morris:
“The interaction of subordinates’ and managers’ diversity climates on store unit sales performance.”
|2006||DHui Liao, Aichia Chuang and Aparna Joshi:
“Work Outcomes and Personality Antecedents of Perceived Deep-Level Dissimilarity.”
|2005||David Baldridge, Oregon State University:
“Withholding accommodation requests: The role of workgroup supportiveness and requester attributes.“
|2004||Orlando C. Richard, University of Texas at Dallas:
“Does race matter within a multicultural context: Alternate modes of theorizing and theory testing.“
|2003||Jana L. Raver & Michele J. Gelfand, University of Maryland: “Linking sexual harassment, team processes and team performance.”|
|2002||Donna Chrobot-Mason & William K. Hepworth, University of Colorado at Denver:
“Examining perceptions of objective and subjective racial harassment and managerial responses.”
|2001||Belle Rose Ragins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, & John M. Cornwell, Loyola University-New Orleans:
“Walking the line: Fear and disclosure of sexual orientation in the workplace.“
|2000||Belle Rose Ragins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, & John M. Cornwell, Loyola University-New Orleans:
“Pink triangles: Antecedents and consequences of heterosexism in the workplace.”
|1998||Marta M. Elvira & Christopher D. Zatzick:
“Racial composition and voluntary turnover in a multiracial setting.“
Gail Baugh and Lisa Leslie (Co-chairs), Muhammad Ali, Alison Cook, Jacqueline Hood
Gail Baugh (Chair), E. Holly Buttner, Beth Livingston, Susan Marlow, Whitney Botsford Morgan, Lisa Nishii
David Kravitz (Chair), Alison Cook, patrick McKay, Whitney Botsford Morgan, Sue Vinnicombe
Joy Beatty (Chair), Lisa Nishii, Gernanda Wagstaff, David Baldridge and Christine Mahoney
Joy Beatty (chair), Lisa Nishii, David Baldridge, Maria Fernanda Garcia, Christine Mahoney, Sabrina Volpone
Jeannie Forray (chair), Mark Roehling, Patrick McKay, Audrey Murrell, Kristina Bourne, Douglas Johnston, Jeanine Andreassi
Stacy Blake-Beard (chair), Lisa Nishii, Loriann Roberson, Deborah Litvin, Ujvala Rajadhyaksha
Stacy Blake-Beard (chair), Peggy Stockdale, Orlando Richards, Marta Elvira, Charmine Hartel.
Jeffrey Greenhaus (chair), Myrtle Bell, Lene Foss, Cherry Granrose, Claire Simmers.
Lynn Bowes-Sperry (chair), David Porter, (Executive Committee), Susan Vinnicombe (Executive Committee).
Elaine Yakura (chair)
The Parasuraman Award, is presented annually by the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division to the individual or individuals who published the best journal article in the field of gender and diversity in the calendar year preceding the award. The intent of the award is to highlight scholarly activity in the field of gender and diversity and to encourage further scholarly activity within our field.
Janet Barnes-Farrell (Chair), Alison Sheridan, Fernanda Wagstaff, David Baldridge, Andrew Wang
Winners 2014 (sponsored by Greenleaf Publishing)
Michael L. McDonald & James D. Westphal for for “Access denied: Low mentoring of women and minority first-time directors and its negative effects on appointments to additional boards.” Academy of Management Journal, 56, #4, 1169-1198, 2013.
|2013||Belle Rose Ragins, Jorge A. Gonzalez, Kyle Ehrhardt, & Romila Singh for “Crossing the threshold: The spillover of community racial diversity and diversity climate to the workplace.” Personnel Psychology, 65, 755-787, 2012.|
|2012||Eden B. King, Jeremy F. Dawson, Michael A. West, Veronica L. Gilrane, Chad I. Peddie, and Lucy Bastin for
“Why Organizational and Community Diversity Matter: Representativeness and the Emergence of Incivility and Organizational Performance.” Academy of Management Journal, 54 (6), 2011.
|2011||David R. Hekman, Karl Aquino, Bradley P. Owens, Terence R. Mitchell, Pauline Schilpzand and Keith Leavitt for “An Examination of whether and how racial and gender biases influence customer satisfaction”|
|2010||Aparna Joshi and Hyuntak Roh for “The role of context in work team diversity”.|
|2009||Lars-Eric Petersen and Jorge Dietz for “Employment Discrimination: Authority Figures’ Demographic Preferences and Followers’ Affective Organizational Commitment.“
Patrick McKay, Derek Avery and Mark Morris for “Mean Racial-Ethnic Differences in Employee Sales Performance: The Moderating Role of Diversity Climate.”
|2008|| David Harrison and Katherine Klein
for “What’s the difference? Diversity constructs as separation, variety, or disparity in organizations”. 2007, Academy of Management Review, 32(4), 1199-1228.“
Maura Belliveau (Chair), Marla Baskerville Watkins, Martin Davidson, Danna Greenberg, Payal Kumar, Maria Fernanda Wagstaff
|2013||Stacy Blake-Beard (Chair), Maura Belliveau, Alison Cook, Sonia Ghumman, and Jawad Syed|
|2012||Orlando Richard (Chair), Lisa Nishii, David BAldridge, Consuelo Garcia, Sonia Ghumman, Christine Mahoney|
|2011||Patrick Mckay (chair), Mustafa Ozbilgin, Jennifer Berdahl, Kathleen Campbell, Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill, Amy Randel|
|2010||David Kravitz (Chair), Judith Clair, Jorg Dietz, Lars-Eric Petersen, Susan Vinnicombe|
David Harrison, Katherine Klein, Belle Rose Ragins, Hannah Riley-Bowles
|2008||Gayle Baugh (Chair), Jeff Greenhaus, Sherry Sullivan.|
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