BAM2012 Conference


£385 | £245

Booking opens 1st March

Conference Theme

Management Research Revisited: Prospects for Theory and Practice

Business and management researchers are increasingly being encouraged to develop new and innovative ways of investigating, understanding and theorizing the practice and performance of management within a fast-moving and challenging global environment. However, in reviewing and evaluating the latest management fads and fashions, we should keep sight of the core principles of, and perspectives on, management research and their value.

Click here to read the full theme


Useful links

Paper submission (Closed) - Format | Guidelines | Submit

Official Call for Papers
BAM2012 Track Information
Conference Paper Schedule

Join BAM
Exhibit at BAM2012

NEW: Professional Development Workshops
BAM2012 Joining Instructions


Key Dates


17th January- BAM2012 conference submission website opens
29th February - Paper submissions close
1st March - Booking opens
2nd April - Reviewing process finishes

From 16th April - From this date lead authors can log in to conference paper submission website to receive decisions. If you had yet to receive your decision, we thank you for your patience. If you have any questions regarding the decisions, please contact your track chair directly.

1st June - Deadline for paper presenters to register
2nd June - Papers without at least 1 registered author will be withdrawn

29th June- Deadline for revisions to all accepted papers
Early July - Details of presentation times released
September 1st - Official programme published
September 11th - 13th - Conference


Conference Schedule

BAM is pleased to present the programme for this year's Annual Conference held in Cardiff City. Please click on the link below, to view the programme.

BAM2012 Conference Programme

BAM looks forward to seeing you at this year's Conference.


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


Paper Submission

Paper submission for BAM2012 has now closed.  Good luck to all those who submitted!

If you have any questions please contact Monika in the BAM office at, or go to the track page to contact track chairs.


New for BAM2012: Professional Development Workshops

Register now for the BAM2012 PDWs

This year, BAM is expanding its activity at the conference by holding a morning of Professional Development Workshops (PDWs), which will be open to all delegates free of charge (booking required).

Delegates can attend 1 of 12 PDWs, which will run in parallel between 10am - 12pm on Tuesday 11th September 2012.

Please be aware that there is limited capacity in each session, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

For more information on the sessions and for details on how to book, please click here

To see where the PDWs will be held, please click here

  • PDW 01:
Expanding your Expertise as a Business and Management Researcher
  • PDW 02:
Engaged Research PDW
  • PDW 03:
Researching Management Practices: Understanding, Explaining and Improving the Practice of Management
  • PDW 04:
Career Development for Women Academics
  • PDW 05:
Revisiting Research-Informed Teaching
  • PDW 06:
Professional Development Workshop on Management Educational Pedagogies –Observations, Reflections and Ways Forward
  • PDW 07:
Privileges and pitfalls of doing research IN and WITH organizations - Dilemmas and strategies for researching from the inside-out
  • PDW 08:
Promoting Cultures of Integrity: Teaching innovations in business ethics
  • PDW 09:
Collecting, Developing, and Using Group Cognition
  • PDW 10:
HR for impact: synchronizing with Business to engage, inform (and be informed by) practice
  • PDW 11:
Developing Reviewing Skills for Early Career Academics and Doctoral Students
  • PDW 12:
Using Case Studies: Bringing the real world into your classroom


BAM2012 Track Information

Delegates are able to submit papers to 26 tracks to be presented at the BAM2012 conference. To read more about the BAM tracks and to contact the individual track chairs please click here.


Visit Cardiff



BAM is pleased to present the individual session timings for the BAM2012 conference.

Please click here to view the sessions.


About BAM

This is the 26th annual conference for the British Academy of Management. Along side this flagship event we also run regular networking/training events on grant writing, research methods and publishing your research.

BAM is dedicated to supporting the career development of the Managemnt community, and we hope to reflect this in our membership services. Membership benefits not only includes our events, but also access to our Special Interest Group (SIG) networks of researchers, an annual subscribtion to our IJMR and BJM journals, an ever increasing set of online resources and regular communications.

Not a member? Click here to see all the benefits, or click here to join now.



Looking to exhibit?

The British Academy of Management would like to invite you to join its 26th Annual Conference, 11-13 September at Cardiff Business School as an Exhibitor. Please click here for more information.



Accommodation for the conference needs to be booked separatly from the conference itself.

If you would like to search and book accommodation, please follow this link:


Location & Map

The BAM2012 Conference is being hosted by the Cardiff Business School.

Registration for the Conference is at the following address:

Cardiff City hall
Cathays Park
Cardiff Bay
CF10 3NP

For a detailed map of the area please click here.

To view a Campus Map including all buildings relevant to BAM2012 sessions please click here.



This year BAM has partnered with First Great Western Trains to provide delegates with discounted return rail travel (up to 50%) to the BAM Conference.

To book your ticket, please go to:


Tickets are available from all the home counties, on FGW trains only. Here is a selection of the headline prices:


Std Return

1st Return

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Bristol Parkway








For more information please contact Monika Narvydaite in the BAM office at


Conference Fees

For the first time since 2004, BAM Council has agreed a rise in the conference fee of £25. This is to help BAM absorb the cost of an enhanced conference program (this year sees the introduction of a series of Profesional Development Workshops open to all registrants), as well as rises to inflation.

2012 prices are therefore as follows:


  • BAM Ordinary Member: £385
  • BAM full-time student member: £245

Please note that the BAM Student Registration Rate is for full-time students only, part-time students are not eligable for this discount.


BAM Membership

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


Booking Opens 1st March 2012

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 a BAM member, then after 9am on March 1st you can book you place at


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.


11th September 2012 through 13th September 2012
BAM2012 Conference Delegate Fee
BAM2012 Conference Ordinary Member Fee £ 385.00
BAM2012 DS Free Conference Place £ 0.00
BAM2012 Conference Full-time Student Member Fee £ 245.00
Conference Dinner Tickets (£56 each)
Event Information
Product Code 40335
Event Provider British Academy of Management
Date / Time 11th - 13th September 2012
Venue Cardiff university
Event Type Conference
Target Audience All Levels
Price £385 for BAM Members | £245 for Student Members
Booking Deadline 10 September 2012
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 29 February 2012
Conference Name BAM2012
Conference Proceedings No

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