Congratulations to Dan Wadhwani on being elected chair of the Management History Division of the Academy of Management.I believe that this election may prove to be important turning point in the development of business history within this organization.
From the official announcement:
Dan is Fletcher Jones Professor of Entrepreneurship and associate professor of management at University of the Pacific (California). He also holds visiting professor appointments in the Department of Management, Politics, and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Education at Kyoto University. Dan’s research uses historical sources, methods, and reasoning to examine the foundations of entrepreneurial action and the origins and evolution of organizations and markets. He has published in leading journals in both management (Academic of Management Journal) and business history (Business History Review, Business History). Most recently, he has co-edited Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford University Press, 2014), which examines the epistemic, theoretical, and methodological opportunities and challenges of integrating historical research and reasoning into manage
ment and organizational research.. He has organized a Management History Doctoral Colloquium for the 2016 Annual Meeting, which he hopes to collaborate with others to build into a regular introduction to the field for emerging scholars.