2021 AOM Research Methods Division-CARMA
Doctoral Student and Junior Faculty Consortium

AOM RRM

Overview: The consortium is a virtual, real-time, and participative opportunity to interact with leading scholars and methodologists across three perspectives: macro-quantitative, micro-quantitative, and qualitative. The program outline and timeline of the consortium is provided below.


Introduction of the Consortium & Designing and Managing your Dissertation or Large Research Project

Tuesday, July 13, 10 AM – 12 PM ET

Timothy Hubbard (University of Notre Dame)
Kaifeng Jiang (Ohio State University)
Laura Sonday (University of North Carolina)

Moderated by: Dorothy Carter (University of Georgia)


Innovative Approaches to Collecting and Sourcing Data

Thursday, July 15, 10 AM – 12 PM ET

Special Topics (Qualitative, Macro, Micro):

10 am – 10:40 am – Stine Grodal (Northeastern University): “Dynamic Theorizing: Qualitative Research with Archival Data”
10:40 am – 11:20 am – Ryan Krause (Texas Christian University): “Innovating with Data in Corporate Governance Research”
11:20 am – 12:00 pm – Scott Tonidandel (University of North Carolina at Charlotte): “Best Practices for Creating a Shortened Scale”

Moderated by: Jason Huang (Michigan State University)


Advances in Data Analysis Approaches

Tuesday, July 20, 10 AM – 12 PM ET

Special Topics (Macro, Micro, Qualitative):

10 am – 10:40 am – Mike Withers (Texas A&M University): “New Approaches to Instrumental Variable Estimation”
10:40 am – 11:20 am – Betty Zhou (University of Minnesota): “Centering in Longitudinal Data Analysis”
11:20 am – 12:00 pm – Heather Vough (George Mason University): “What to Look for and What to Avoid in Qualitative Data Analysis”

Moderated by: Jeremy Dawson (University of Sheffield)


Clearing Methodological Hurdles in the Publication Process: Ask the Editors

Thursday, July 22, 10 AM – 12 PM ET

Kris Byron (Georgia State University; Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Management)
In-Sue Oh (Temple University; Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Psychology)

Moderated by: Zhen Zhang (Southern Methodist University; Associate Editor, Personnel Psychology)


Key Benefits: (1) Opportunity to learn from and interact with leading scholars and methodologists; (2) all sessions (except the consortium reception) occur outside of the AOM conference time frame; (3) online participation; and (4) no rule limiting the number of participants per school for this consortium (we may accept multiple doctoral students and faculty members from the same program).

Who Can Apply? Anyone interested in research methodology can apply, especially (1) doctoral students seeking to deepen their expertise in research methodology; and (2) junior faculty seeking professional development. All participants will require a computer and a good Internet connection.

Do I Need to Be a Methods Researcher to Participate? No! The consortium is open to researchers of all areas who wish to strengthen and develop their methodological skills.

Do I Need to Be a Member of the Research Methods (RM) Division to Participate? Yes. If you are not currently a member of the RM Division, you will pledge to join the RM Division when you next renew your Academy of Management membership. You can either change your two divisions to include the RM Division or you can add an additional division membership for only $11. The form for adding a division can be found at this link.

What Will I Need to Complete this Application? Your CV. If you are a graduate student, you will also be asked to provide the name and email address of a faculty advisor or mentor who supports your application. The application deadline is Friday, July 9, 2021.

Link to Application System

If you have any questions about the consortium, please contact Jason Huang (huangjl@msu.edu) or Jeremy Dawson (j.f.dawson@sheffield.ac.uk).

Consortium co-chairs: Jason Huang & Jeremy Dawson
Representative at large: Dorothy Carter
Student Representatives: Andrew Blake, Sydney Reichin, Justin Jones, & Isabel Villamor
CARMA representative: Larry Williams

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