The 2015 Irish Academy of Management conference takes place on the campus of NUI Galway on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th September, preceded by a doctoral/PhD colloquium on Wednesday 2nd September.
The 2015 IAM conference theme is ‘Towards Socially Responsible Management?’ which will examine key issues and debates regarding the future of management in its broadest sense using a multi-stakeholder approach. The keynote plenary sessions will focus on the future of management education and research.
Check out http://iamireland.ie/annual-conference/2015-annual-conference-nuigalway.html for more information.
I’m not impressed easily. It is probably something to do with being born a natural cynic and advancing age ... however last Thursday evening I was pleasantly surprised, no in fact I was blown away by our Maynooth University students.
My colleague Kathryn Walsh and I had undertaken to organise an information evening on behalf of the School of Business. We wanted to highlight the fantastic opportunity available to our students within their various degree programmes whereby they can either avail of a work placement option after second year or the opportunity to study abroad for a year in one of our many partner Universities, hence our event title
“ Spoilt for Choice”.
To this end I brushed down my “event management” skills and ably guided and pushed along the way by Continue reading here [...]
The 17th Irish Academy of Management conference takes place at the University of Limerick from 3-5 September 2014. The conference theme - Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities - encourages participants to explore important and new issues in management in the context of a business and social environment that is in constant change.
Hosted by the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, abstracts are being sought from a broad range of management disciplines, with PhD candidates and postgraduate researchers, as well as more seasoned academics invited to participate. There is a doctoral colloquium on 3rd September, with the conference proper taking place on 4th and 5th September. Abstracts of 500 words (250 words for the doctoral track) should be uploaded online Continue reading here [...]
After decades of dominance, the ‘career paradigm’ of occupational planning is, again, being challenged by the concept of the calling. The word vocation had become something of the ‘poor relation’ in career theory as it was associated with crafts-based occupations … Continue reading →
This programme, is primarily for non-business graduates of any discipline who wish to pursue a career in business and management. The programme assumes no prior knowledge of business and management topics, but does assume the capacity for study and development of an honours degree graduate. The programme is extensive and fast paced bringing the students on a high growth learning experience across the 12 months of the programme.
The complexity of the modern economic environment requires successful business executives to have an in-depth knowledge of up to date relevant theory and concepts and to deploy an enormous array of analytical, conceptual, technical and social skills. This programme will introduce students to this broad range of business and management topics and develop their understanding Continue reading here [...]
Leadership and management training which separates the training from the specific context of the organisation is being called into question. Indeed a CIPD report proclaims that the era of "sheep-dip leadership and management training are over", now replaced by training programmes which are aligned with the specific organisation's values, corporate culture and strategy.
The CIPD Perspectives on Leadership in 2012 report propounds the requirement of a new type of leadership in contemporary times in order to get the maximum results from the human capital in the organisation through a balanced emphasis on positive work cultures which support creativity, autonomy and an ethical mindset.
Relational leadership, values-based leadership (both underlining the importance of a high quality relationship Continue reading here [...]