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Ann Langley becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Management

September 12, 2017

Professor Ann Langley receiving the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Organization Development and Change Division at the AOM Annual Meeting, along with Professor James Vardaman of Mississippi State University, Associate Editor of the Journal of Change Management, which sponsored the award.

Ann Langley, a Full Professor in the Department of Management, was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM) at its Annual Meeting last month in Atlanta, Georgia. She is only the second HEC Montréal faculty member to receive this honour, after Danny Miller, who became a Fellow in 2012.

Significant recognition

Professor Langley was nominated by Professor Howard Thomas, of the Singapore Management University, and approved in a vote by the some 210 other Fellows of the Academy.

At this year’s Annual Meeting, she also received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy’s Organization Development and Change Division, for her contribution to this discipline. The presentation took place in a plenary session of the Division.

The Academy of Management, with over 20,000 members, is the oldest and largest association of management scholars in the world.

About Professor Langley

Professor Langley is reputed for her expertise in organizational processes, a topic on which she is frequently cited. More specifically, her research focuses on strategic processes and practices, organizational management in the health field, decision making and innovation.

She holds the Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings at HEC Montréal. She has a Master’s in Operational Research from the University of Lancaster, in the UK, and a PhD in Administration from HEC Montréal. Professor Langley was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2010, and has also received honorary doctorates from the Aalto University School of Business and the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.


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