Welcome to the MC Division!

Are you new to MC?  

Please introduce yourself so we can get to know you better.  

  • Are you a consultant, professor, student, all of the above? 
  • What kind of consulting interests you?  Process consulting?  Expert consulting?
  • What techniques work best for you? 
  • Do you prefer to work in industry? Government? Academia? 
  • What do you hope to get from your membership in MC?

We are glad you have chosen to join our division, where scholar-practitioners are the norm and theory bumps up against organizational reality in the most interesting and generative ways!

Tonya Henderson
2019 Chair, MC Division


  • Thank you, MC!

    As I await my flight back to Colorado, I find myself extremely grateful for the wonderful papers and workshops our division had the honor to present, the old and new friends I was privileged to see this week, and the hard work of the MC Executive Committee ... More

Welcome to the Management Consulting Division!

We are pleased to offer our members a variety of opportunities to bridge the scholar-practitioner gap.  Please join us at the 2019 conference in Boston or at one of specialized venues. We are happy to co-sponsor an International Conference and Doctoral Consortium in Lyon, France this June and plans are in work for another conference in China.

In the coming months, you will see an increased MC presence on AOM Connect and we invite you to visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube as we make a rich body of content available to our members.

We wish you all the best as you put theory to use in helping organizations to improve and bring lessons from the field back into the Academy.

See you in Boston!
Best- Tonya L. Henderson
2019 Chair, MC Division

About the MC Division

The purpose of the Management Consulting Division is to (1) advance knowledge and understanding of management consulting and (2) aid in the development of consultants from the perspectives of research, practice and teaching. The Division has a dual focus on both the process of consulting and the consulting industry, with an underlying goal of creating a bridge that integrates scholarship and practice.

Our members are concerned with interdisciplinary and integrative approaches related to established and major practice areas of consulting, ranging from strategy and human resource management to information technology. Major topics include: the consulting process, client-consultant relationships, ethical issues in consulting, the roles and responsibilities of academics in the field, the role of consultants in change initiatives, the management of consulting firms, the marketing of consulting, and the expanding role of consultants in organizations and society.

Each year during the Academy of Management meeting, the division offers a rich array of Professional Development Workshops, insightful scholarly papers and interactive symposia, and distinguished speakers – all intended to meet the needs and interests of our membership.

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