"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”
—Martin Luther King

Intellectual Shamanism

Sandra Waddock wrote a book in 2015, Intellectual Shamans: Management Academics Making a Difference (Cambridge University Press). Calling attention to healers, connectors, and sense makers in our midst, she is trying to inspire us all to make a difference in the world. The videos below capture Sandra at her best and among others, yours truly making a case that all professors can be healers, connectors and sense makers.

An Interview with Sandra Waddock:

What Makes an Intellectual Shaman?


Academy of Management

Scholarship is as much about service as it is about research and teaching. Working in and for the Academy of Management over the years, I've tried to give back to a profession that has given so much to me.

2008 AOM Conference Call: "The Questions We Ask” (PDF)

2009 President's message: “A Look Inside Our Invisible College” (PDF)

2010 President's message: Co-creating Our Future: The 2008-2010 Strategic Planning Task Force Report” (PDF)

2010 Presidential address:

  • The print version:
    Walsh, J. P. (2011).
    Embracing the sacred in our secular scholarly world. (PDF) Academy of Management Review, 36(2): 215-234.

triptochina2011 Africa Faculty Development Workshop:

2012 The Academy of Management Africa Initiative (PDF)

2013 Academy of Management Africa Conference:

2013 Academy of Management Career Achievement Award:

The AOM Ethics of Research and Publishing Video Series:

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