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Call for Papers: AOM Symposium on Refugees in the Workplace

  • 1.  Call for Papers: AOM Symposium on Refugees in the Workplace

    Posted 11-17-2018 11:29
    Dear Colleagues,

    In light of AOM 2019's theme around understanding the inclusive organization, I am working with Janaki Gooty to co-organize a presenter symposium on refugee experiences in the workplace for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. It is the goal of this symposium to span both micro- and macro-organizational topics that are relevant to refugees in the workforce. Some examples of relevant topics for the symposium include:

    • Factors that influence obtaining employment and career success for refugees post-resettlement
    • Transitioning from a previous career in the home country to post-resettlement careers
    • The role of the organization and leadership in assisting refugees in the workplace
    • Factors that influence refugees' work attitudes, behaviors, and well-being
    • Discrimination of refugees in the workplace

    If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please email me directly at cguler@uncc.edu or Janaki Gooty at jgooty@uncc.edu. In your response, please send a brief summary of your current work. Submission to AOM will require a 2-5 page synopsis of the project (not including tables, figures, references).

    Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing back from you.


    Courtney Williams
    UNC Charlotte
    Charlotte NC