Academy of Management Review
Sherry Thatcher, Editor
Sherry M.B. Thatcher is the J. Henry Fellers Professor of Business Administration at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina (faculty page). She also currently serves as the Chair of the Management Department. Her Ph.D. is in organizational behavior from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (2000). Prior to joining UofSC she served on the faculties of the University of Louisville and the University of Arizona. She also spent a number of years developing businesses in Micronesia and working throughout Southeast Asia.
Her research interests focus on diversity, identity, and conflict, and she is one of the leading experts in the area of team faultlines. She work appears in the top journals of our field, including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Systems and Decision Support Systems. Sherry has received numerous awards including the prestigious Educational Foundation Award for Research from the University of South Carolina in 2016 and numerous best paper awards. She has given over 100 presentations related to her research and is often hosted by international universities as a visiting scholar. Her research has been funded by both private and public organizations, including the National Science Foundation. She has served as an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Review and serves or has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Small Group Research, and Group and Organization Management.
- Academy of Management Annals
- Academy of Management Discoveries
- Academy of Management Journal
- Academy of Management Learning & Education
- Academy of Management Perspectives
- Academy of Management Review
- Academy of Management Collections
Kyle Mayer, Associate Editor
Kyle Mayer is a Professor of Strategy at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (faculty page). He has been at USC since receiving his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley in 1999. Prior to attending Berkeley, he worked as a project manager in Silicon Valley for several years, primarily in the area of new product development. He was a fixture in the core curriculum of the Marshall MBA program for over 15 years, and has won awards for his teaching, research and service, including being named the Marshall Educator of the Year in 2006 and winning multiple Golden Apple teaching awards. Dr. Mayer teaches MBA courses on competitive strategy, corporate and global strategy, strategic alliances, and decision-making, and has designed course models for executives on strategy, global strategy, alliances, framing strategic opportunities, organization design and organizational change. He has over a decade of experience working with executives and running training programs in a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to entertainment, technology, aerospace, biotechnology, finance, and health care.
Dr. Mayer’s research examines outsourcing decisions and the management of inter-organizational relationships, with a focus on the strategic role of contracts in managing these relationships. He has published articles in a wide variety of outlets including the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, the Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization among others, as well as several book chapters. He has also made numerous presentations at scholarly conferences such as the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, the Wharton Technology Conference and the Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference among others. He served as an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal from 2010-2013 and has served as an Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal since 2016.
Shad Morris, Associate Editor
Shad Morris is the Georgia White Associate Professor of Management at the Marriott School of Business, Brigham Young University (faculty page). He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. In addition to co-authoring 5 books on people management and international business, he has over 30 scholarly publications in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Harvard Business Review. In addition, Professor Morris conducts research and consults in many emerging markets within Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has been a visiting professor at the Indian School of Business, China Europe International Business School, the Copenhagen Business School, and the Sloan School of Management at MIT. He has been a Fulbright Scholar and a Research Fellow at Cambridge University. He has also received numerous awards for his international research, including one of the top research awards from the Academy of Management. Prior to becoming an academic, he worked for the World Bank, for Management Systems International, and for Alcoa. He speaks Bulgarian and has working knowledge of Serbo-Croatian.
Abbie Shipp, Associate Editor
Dr. Abbie J. Shipp is Professor of Management and Chair of the Management and Leadership department in the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University (faculty page). Prior to joining TCU, she taught at Texas A&M University, as well as the University of North Carolina where she received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior. Abbie’s research focuses on the psychological aspects of temporal issues at work including how individuals think about the past/present/future, trajectories of work experiences over time, how individuals react to change, and how time is spent on work tasks. Her work appears in premier outlets such as Academy of Management Review, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. Abbie has co-edited a special issue on “Time Perspective and Organizational Behavior” at Journal of Organizational Behavior, and a two-volume book entitled, Time and Work. In addition to previous work experience at The Boeing Company and TV Guide, she regularly consults and teaches executive education workshops on issues surrounding employee satisfaction and retention, person-environment fit, survey design, and organizational change.
Senior Managing Editor
Irina Burns, Senior Managing Editor
Irina Burns joined AOM in 2015 with many years of publishing experience, focusing primarily on journals and copyright. She is currently Senior Managing Editor for Academy of Management Perspectives and Academy of Management Review, as well as Licensing Services Manager for the Academy.