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BAM2011 Conference

Celebrating our 25 Year Anniversary, the flagship annual BAM Conference is to be hosted by the Aston Business School from the 13th – 15th September 2011. The conference theme is “Building and Sustaining High Performance Organisations in a Challenging Environment”. The 25th Anniversary Celebrations and record paper submissions mean BAM2011 is shaping up to be our most successful conference to date, please read on for more information and details on how to register.





Conference Theme

Building and Sustaining High Performance Organisations in a Challenging Environment

As public sector cuts begin to bite into many economies and private sector organizations seek to climb out of the recession, managers at all levels and in many countries face enormously challenging environments. Not the least of these is the requirement to innovate in order to improve products, services and processes in organizations rather than simply cut costs. Another is the task of maintaining employee engagement and protecting enlightened staff management practices in the face of external threats. These challenges exist constantly...

Read the full conference theme


Who Should Attend

BAM Welcomes all management academics/practitioners of all career stages, research interests and nationalities. Delegates are encouraged to present their work in a friendly & supportive environment, or attend the interactive workshops and the keynote plenaries.


Benefits of Attendance

  • Raise your profile through networking and engagement with researchers at all career stages
  • Showcase your research and develop research ideas through discussion and feedback from experienced colleagues
  • Connect with researchers and opportunities within and beyond your areas of specific research interest through the Special Interest Groups and a variety of other events



Registration fees remain at 2004 prices.


  • BAM Ordinary Member: £360
  • BAM Student Member: £220

Please note that the BAM Student Registration Rate is for full-time students only.


If you are not a current member of BAM you will need to join to attend the conference. To find out about all the other benefits of BAM Membership, please click here.

  • Ordinary Membership: £80
  • Ordinary Membership (paid for by Direct Debit): £60
  • Full time Student Membership £25


The BAM2011 Programme has now been released, please click here to see it:

Paper Submission Details

After a record 708 Paper submissions for the BAM 2011 conference, submission is now closed.

Look out for conference information which will be posted on the website over the next few months, including updates on special sessions including plenaries, workshops, SIG AGMS, New Members Breakfast and more.



This year, there are three options available to delegates wishing to book accommodation at BAM2011.
In the case of options 1 and 2 (recommended) you are encouraged to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note: Accommodation booking is separate from the conference registration process; BAM has partnered with Aston University Conference Centre and Birmingham Convention Bureau to produce several accommodation offers. See below to find the most suitable option for you, then call the Aston reservations team on 0121-204-3726 quoting the conference.

  • Option 1: Aston Student Villages (£25.50)
  • Option 2: Aston Business School Conference Centre (£56.50 - £82)
  • Option 3: Other hotels in Birmingham (Variable)

To find more information on the accommodation please click here.


Contact BAM

Please use the menu below to find more information about BAM2011. If you can't find the answer you are looking for, please email or call 02073837770 and we will be happy to help.

Conference Links

Book Now

The event is only available to BAM members. If you are not a BAM member please click here to see all the membership benefits, or click here to join now.

If you are logged in (using the login box at the top of the screen) then click the following link to register now.



Cancelation Policy - Should you wish to cancel your place, you will receive a full refund if your cancelation is made 4 weeks prior to the event. After this, full payment will be required.  BAM reserves the right to cancel the event if there are not enough people to justify running the workshops.


13th September 2011   to   15th September 2011
BAM2015 SIG Informal Meals
Corporate Governance: Carluccio's, 8:00pm £ 0.00
Leadership and Leadership Development: Carluccio's, 8:00pm £ 0.00
Sustainable and Responsible Business: Carluccio's, 8:00pm £ 0.00
E-Business: Carluccio's, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Entrepreneurship: The Jolly Sailor, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Gender in Management: The Still and West, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Human Resource Management: Indian Cottage, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Identity: Sopranos, 8:00pm £ 0.00
Innovation: Loch Fyne, 8:00pm £ 0.00
Inter-Organizational Collaboration: J's Italian Southsea, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Knowledge and Learning: El Nico, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Marketing and Retail: Loch Fyne, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Brasserie Blanc, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Organisational Psychology: Indian Cottage, 7:30pm £ 0.00
OTCD: Azzuro: 8:00 £ 0.00
Performance Management: The Chambers, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Public Management and Governance: The Bridge Tavern, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Research Methodology: Strada, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Strategy: Agora, 7:30pm £ 0.00
Event Information
Event Provider British Academy of Management
Date / Time 13th – 15th September 2011
Venue Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET
Event Type Conference
Target Audience All Levels
Price BAM Ordinary Member: £360 | BAM Student Member: £220. Please note - Non members will need to signup to attend this event, please click "Join BAM" on the menu for more information.
Booking Deadline 13th September 2011
Link to Booking Form
Contact For more information contact Monika in the BAM Office on +44(0)2073837770, or at
Delegate List Available? Yes
Conference Information
Call for papers deadline 25th February 2011
Conference Name BAM2011
Conference Proceedings No

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