Jos Akkermans elected to Leadership Track of Academy of Management

Jos will adopt several leadership roles in his five-year commitment to the Leadership Track of the Academy of Management Careers Division.

06/08/2018 | 1:00 PM

Jos' first role will be chairing the Professional Development Workshop (PDW) of the Careers Division at the Academy of Management (AOM) conference in Chicago in August 2018. Other roles in the years to come include chair of the PDW programme at the 2019 AOM conference, CAR programme chair at the 2020 AOM conference, and division chair in 2021-2022.

The leadership track is a prestigious position in the Academy of Management, which is the largest community of management and organisation scholars worldwide. The AOM Careers Division consists of circa 900 members. Jos has served as newsletter editor for the Careers Division for the past three years, and took part in numerous committees, such as those for executive team nominations, best paper awards, and division reputation. Jos is extremely honored and happy to start with this new role and is looking forward to continue working with the executive team of the Careers Division, and to offer a great experience for its members both during and after the annual conference.

Jos Akkermans is Associate Professor of Sustainable Careers and Organisational Behaviour at the Department of Management and Organisation at SBE.

See also Jos' personal statement on his election on his personal website.