Professor Penny Dick - Professor of Organizational Psychology in the Institute of Work Psychology at Sheffield University Management School
Penny Dick's research interests include gender inequalities, identity, resistance and power; the impact of family-friendly policies on organizations and individuals, and the role of institutional work in understanding processes of organizational stability and change. She has published in journals such as Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Work, Employment & Society, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology and the British Journal of Management.
Penny was Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Management Studies from 2013-2019 and is now an Associate Editor for the new EGOS journal Organization Theory, which was launched in June 2019.
Professor Kevin T Leicht - Professor and Past Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois
Kevin T Leicht is a former program officer for the Sociology and Big Data Programs at the U.S. National Science Foundation, and former Director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center at The University of Iowa, U.S.A.
He is the former editor of Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (the official journal of the Social Stratification Section of the International Sociological Association) and The Sociological Quarterly (the official journal of the Midwest Sociological Society). He has written extensively on issues relating to organizational and workplace change, economic development, globalization, and political sociology. His work has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the U.S. National Institutes of Health, and his published articles have appeared in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, the Academy of Management Journal, Law and Society Review, and other outlets.
Professor Roy Suddaby - Winspear Chair of Management at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Canada and a Chair in Organization Theory at the Management School of Liverpool University
Professor Suddaby is an internationally regarded scholar of organizational theory and institutional change. His work has contributed to our understanding of the critical role of symbolic resources – legitimacy, authenticity, identity and history – in improving an organization’s competitive position.
Roy is a past editor of the Academy of Management Review and is or has been an editorial board member of the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and the Journal of Business Venturing. He has won best-paper awards from the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada as well as the Greif Research Impact Award from the Academy of Management.