Incoming Editors

Academy of Management Announces the Incoming Coeditors of Annals and the Incoming Editor of AMJ

The Academy of Management Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Matthew Cronin, George Mason University, and Elizabeth George, University of Auckland, will serve as coeditors for the Academy of Management Annals. Reviews published in Annals move above and beyond descriptions of the field–they motivate conceptual integration and set agendas for future research. Annals incoming coeditors will begin to receive proposal submissions for Volume 18. The full team will be announced later this year.


Matthew A. Cronin

George Mason

Matthew A. Cronin (PhD 2004, Carnegie Mellon University) is a Professor of Management at George Mason University. His research examines the inter- and intra- personal processes that make collaboration more creative and effective. He is also interested in system dynamics, and the nature of knowledge creation in management research. His work has appeared in top-tier management publications such as The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Management Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. This work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Fortune, and was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He was the 2016 Conflict Management Division Chair. He served as Coeditor in Chief of Organizational Psychology Review, as Associate Editor at Academy of Management Annals, and on the editorial review board of Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Discoveries, Organization Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He coauthored two books: The Influential Negotiator (Sage Publishing, 2020) and The Craft of Creativity (Stanford University Press, 2018), which was a finalist for AOM’s 2019 George R. Terry book award.


Elizabeth George

Professor | University of Auckland

Elizabeth George (PhD, University of Texas at Austin) is a Professor of Management at the University of Auckland. She has an active research interest in nonstandard work arrangements and diversity in the workplace. Her work has been published in major international academic journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, and Academy of Management Annals. In addition, her research has been used by the International Labor Organization and the U.S. Society for Human Resource Management to help inform public policy and management practice. She served on the Board of Governors and the executive committee of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition and the Organizational Behavior Divisions of the Academy of Management. She was Coeditor in Chief of Organizational Psychology Review and Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Annals, Australian Journal of Management, and Organization Studies. She served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Academy of Management Discoveries. She has held academic positions at universities in Asia, Australia, and the United States.

The Academy of Management Board of Governors is also pleased to announce that Marc Gruber, EPFL, will serve as Editor of Academy of Management Journal (AMJ). AMJ publishes empirical research that tests, extends, or builds management theory and contributes to management practice. The AMJ incoming Editor will begin to receive manuscript submissions on 1 July 2022. The full team will be announced later this year.



Marc Gruber

Full Professor | Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne (EPFL)

Marc Gruber is full professor at the College of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, where he holds the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization (since 2005) and served as Vice President for Innovation (2017-2021). Marc uses quantitative and qualitative research methods to study topics in entrepreneurship, strategic management and technology, and innovation management. His work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Venturing, among others. He is coauthor of Where to Play: 3 Steps for Discovering your Most Valuable Market Opportunities (Financial Times/Pearson, 2017), which introduces the Market Opportunity Navigator, a business tool that is part of the Lean Startup toolset and used by tens of thousands of startups and established firms worldwide to improve their capabilities in opportunity identification and new wealth creation. Marc’s research and mentoring activity has been recognized with multiple awards from the Academy of Management and other professional organizations. He received his master and doctorate (Dr. oec.) from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), his habilitation from the University of Munich (Germany), and has held several visiting positions at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Imperial College Business School, London (UK). He previously served as an Associate Editor (2013-2016) and Deputy Editor (2016-2019) for Academy of Management Journal.