Professional doctorate pre-submission online workshop

When:  Dec 8, 2022 from 09:00 to 12:00 (ET)

AOM MED professional doctorate pre-submission online workshop

December 8st, 2022, 9am-12pm EST (9pm to 12am, China)

Submission deadline: November 29, 2022

Program Chair: Emmanuel Monod, international relations, AOM MED division



This AOM MED professional doctorate pre-submission workshop aims to help DBA and other professional doctorate students increase their chances of a paper acceptance for AOM 2023 Boston. Students who submit to this online workshop will receive constructive oral feedback. This 3 hour workshop is scheduled for December 8th at 9am EST (New York), 3pm European time, 6am PST, 9pm China time.


Students can choose between 2 options:

  • Abstract
  • Concept paper

ABSTRACT general formatting requirements:

  • Title with 3 keywords
  • 100 to 400 words in length
  • Describe main research idea/hypothesis/question, and proposed research methodology
  • Single-spaced text with one-inch global margins and Times New Roman 12-point font
  • File types accepted are MS Word (.doc or .docx) not PDF


CONCEPT PAPER General formatting requirements:

  • Maximum 2,000 words (about 250 words per page x 8 pages, approximately 3-8 pages) including all content (i.e., references, tables, appendices, etc.)
  • Double-spaced text with one-inch global margins and Times New Roman 12-point font
  • Each submission should be submitted as one single document.
  • File types accepted are MS Word (.doc or .docx) not PDF.


CONCEPT PAPER: three Categories

  • Conceptual papers should include a description of the relevant literature and some preliminary ideas for the theoretical contribution.
  • Research proposals should include research questions or hypotheses, a brief summary of the literature that has informed the questions, and proposed methods for data collection and analysis.
  • Empirical papers should include the same elements as a research proposal submission and also some preliminary analyses.



The suggested themes include (but are not limited to):

  1. The Company/ the institution (performance, organizational effectiveness, change management)
  2. Business problems (processes, organization design, digital transformation, information technologies)
  3. Relationships/connections (mentoring, teamwork, cross-department collaboration)
  4. Communication (conflict management, sensemaking, shared meaning)
  5. People (motivation, engagement processes, creativity and innovation)
  6. Team leadership (leadership styles, followership, power dynamics, how to lead)
  7. Management Education (training, learning processes, scholarship of teaching and learning)
  8. Putting the worker at the front and in the center – AOM 2023 Conference Theme


Scientific Review Committee:

  • Gerard Beenen, Ph.D., College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton, USA
  • Alan Eisner, Ph.D., School of Management, Clark University, USA,
  • Claudia Ferrante, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Emmanuel Monod, Ph.D., Paris-Dauphine University and SUIBE University, Shanghai, China
  • Emilee L Simmons, Ph.D., SFHEA, Enterprise Educators (UK) and Leeds Trinity University. 
  • Hector Viveros Tapia, Macquarie University, Australia 
  • Jay O’Toole, Ph.D., Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University, USA
  • Marjolijn van der Velde, PhD, Donald W. Maine College of Business, Davenport University, USA
  • [Additional scholars will be announced]

Reviewing Committee:

  • Trahms, Cheryl A, Minnesota state University, USA
  • Ann Saurbier, west liberty university, USA
  • Provitera, Michael, Barry University, USA
  • Kumar, Arun, King’s College of London, UK
  • John Stark, California state University, USA
  • Perez Batres, Luis A, Missouri state University, USA
  • Harris, Robert O., Lewis University, USA
  • Alex Wright, Sheffield University, UK
  • Jamil, Fahd, Warwick Business School, USA
  • Michelle Greene, South East Technological University (SETU), Ireland
  • Gilbert, Douglas, Walden University, USA
  • Anne Graham, South East Technological University (SETU), Ireland
  • Pochampalli, Uma D, University of Pittsburg, USA
  • K Dey, Birla institute of management technology India
  • Karl-Heinz Pogner, Copenhagen business school, Denmark
  • U.K. Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, India


Please send your papers to professor Emmanuel Monod [] in word (.docx) format only. PDF format will not be accepted.