The International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) is an academic organization that serves scholars, students, managers, and consultants who are interested in advancing their knowledge about organizational management in the Chinese context. The primary goal of the association is to promote organization and management research in such a context. The Association was founded in 2002, and registered in the U.S. as a not-for-profit organization (501(c)3). Since then, the Association has experienced rapid growth with the support of our members and sponsors. We have now over 8,000 registered members all over the world, from almost 100 countries. IACMR has been recognized as the most authoritative, world-class academic research organization in the area of Chinese management.
IACMR is a premier scholarly association dedicated to the creation and dissemination of management knowledge with a focus on China. We aspire to be a professional organization of choice by management scholars, students, consultants, and practicing managers in and outside of China due to its emphasis on ethics, rigor, relevance, and impact.
1. To encourage wider acceptance and active idea exchanges among those interested in the science, education, and practice of Chinese management ;
2. To provide opportunities for closer cooperation and collaboration among scholars, educators, practitioners, and policymakers about management research and education in Chinese contexts ;
3. To advance an educational organization with unquestioned reputation for excellent scholarship and intellectual integrity .
Chinese management is broadly defined as management of Chinese organizations operating on or outside the Chinese mainland and non-Chinese organizations operating in any Chinese contexts.
IACMR Core Values
· Pursuit of Excellence – members, officers, and volunteers of IACMR aspire to reach excellence in all of their activities and contributions, individually and collectively.
· Source of Inspiration – IACMR members draw inspiration from each other’s work and from the activities, programs and publications offered by IACMR.
· Responsible Scholarship – IACMR encourages its members to contribute to the well-being of the Chinese society and the global community through engaged and socially responsible scholarship in management.
· Spirit of Service – IACMR promotes volunteerism and a strong spirit of service from its members to IACMR and to the profession as a whole.
1. Scientific analyses of individual, group, and firm behaviors in the Chinese context;
2. Cross cultural or comparative analyses of individual, group, and organizational level studies on firms inside and outside China;
3. Advancement in theories, application of creative methodologies, and cross-disciplinary analyses regarding individual, group, and organizational phenomena.
Commitment to Excellence
2014 - 2016 :Jiing-Lih Larry Farh, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2012 – 2014:Prof. Chao C. Chen, Rutgers University.
2010 – 2012:Prof. Jia Lin Xie, University of Toronto,
Prof. Jing Zhou, Rice University.
2008-2010:Prof. Shuming Zhao,
2006-2008:Prof. Xiao-Ping Chen,
2002-2006:Prof. Anne S. Tsui, Arizona State University, Peking University (Founding President).
1. Fundamental research in management;
2. International, comparative and cross-cultural management research;
3. Chinese management research, including research on the management and organization of Chinese companies both in and outside of China and multinational companies operating in China.
MOR’s Impact Factor
* SSCI Impact Factor = 3.227
* Rank among 172 management journals = 14
The 2010 SSCI Impact Factor showed:
MOR’s Debut Impact Factor
* SSCI Impact Factor = 2.806
* Rank among 140 management journals = 22
is co-published by IACMR and School of Management, Fudan University. Publishers are Xiongwen Lu, Dean of School of Management, Fudan University and Anne S. Tsui, Founding President, International Association for Chinese Management Research; Chief Editor is Xiaoping Chen, Professor of University of Washington. It is a Chinese-English bilingual publication that converts leading academic research on China-related topics into summaries that can be easily read and used by managers. These summaries exclude most of the academic theory, research methodology and literature references that are in the original full papers, and focus on what is directly useful to managers. Most of the papers come from Management and Organization Review (MOR), published by the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) with selected China-related articles from other leading journals. All the summaries have been approved by the authors of the original articles.
IACMR Bimonthly Briefing is a bilingual member briefing published by the IACMR. It contributes to communication between the association and its members and dialogue among Chinese management researchers.
Two books of Chinese versions of the best papers in the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ) and Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ), including awarded papers, from the past ten years.
Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research was edited by Professors Xiao-Ping Chen, Anne Tsui and Jing-Lih Larry Farh. It systematically introduces research methods in management and highlights the uniqueness of Chinese management research.
This conference aims to provide a forum for scholars from around the world to present and learn about the latest management research in the Chinese context. It features:
1. Speeches by established scholars from both industry and academia, special-topic panels, refereed paper presentations;
2. Professional development workshops (PDWs);
3. Research awards and best conference paper awards.
Every other year IACMR organizes special Research Methods Workshops for young scholars and doctoral students in
IACMR organizes academic seminars of various topics on management, aiming at introducing Internationally renowned researchers and their work to Chinese researchers as well as creating opportunities for collaborations.
IACMR members enjoy the following benefits and services:
- A platform for scholarly exchange and professional development;
- Paid member gets free online subscription to Management and Organization Review;
- Paid member gets free online subscription to Management Insights;
- Free Bimontly Briefing;
- Free admission or discounts to selected workshops and seminars sponsored by IACMR
- Online services.
Resource Centre (member publications, measures, etc.)
News Updates in (Chinese) Management Research
Job opening announcements
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