Anderson School of Management
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
(505) 277 0332
Ann is ASM Alumni Endowed Professor in the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. She is also a Visiting Professor at Hull University, Strathclyde University, and Leeds University Business Schools (UK), and has held positions at California State University and the University of New Hampshire. She has been involved in a number of consultancy projects across the public and private sectors in both the US and UK.
Her current research interests lie at the intersection of social constructionism and hermeneutic phenomenology, exploring how organizational members shape culture, identities and action through everyday conversations. In particular, she is interested in examining the relationship between language and collaborative, responsive and ethical ways of managing organizations. Other interests include identity work; developing reflexive approaches to management research, practice and learning; and examining ways of helping students become critical thinkers and reflexive practitioners. She draws on interpretive approaches to research, including narrative methods, and is interested in building on ethnographic approaches to management inquiry.
Ann’s recent publications include A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management (2009) and articles in the Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Human Relations and Management Learning. In 2002 she was awarded the ‘Breaking the Frame Award’ from the Journal of Management Inquiry, for the article ‘that best exemplifies a challenge to existing thought’.
Ann is Editor-in-Chief for Management Learning, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, and is on the Editorial Boards of Organization Studies, Human Relations, the Scandinavian Journal of Management, the Canadian Journal of Administrative Science, Employee Rights and Responsibilities and the Journal of Organizational Change Management.
She organizes the Qualitative Research in Management and Organization Conference (2008 and 2010) held at the University of New Mexico.