Membership Benefits

Get access to specialised training events, networking & paper feedback opportunities at the BAM Annual Conference, Special Interest Group networks, receipt of the high ranking BAM journals and a whole host of other membership services.

BAM Annual Conference

Every year at varying locations throughout the UK, BAM holds a lively Conference in September, which is preceded by the Doctoral Symposium

  • The Annual Conference is the cornerstone event for the wider business and management research community
  • An excellent opportunity to network and gain valuable feedback on the full and developmental papers presented from fellow peers in a vibrant, supportive and intellectually stimulating environment

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Career Development Programmes

We offer development programmes and events across all career stages and types. These map onto our BAM Framework, which is designed to help our members navigate their careers.

  • Development Programme for Directors of Research (DPDoR)
  • Becoming a Research Oriented Professor
  • Becoming an Education Focussed Professor 
  • Doctoral & Early Career Events

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BAM Journals

As a BAM member, you will receive online access to the following

  • British Journal of Management (BJM)
  • International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR)
  • Optional £20 annual subscription fee for the Journal of Management Studies (JMS)

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Events and networking

Access to a variety of networks, with the opportunity to enhance your professional development through the events and networking opportunity BAM run each year

  • 22 Special Interest Groups (SIGs), running around 50 events each year
  • Unlock member-only events
  • Dedicated members have opportunity to stand for BAM Council and Executive Committee roles.

More information on SIGs | Council | Fellows

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We offer a number of grants to our members

  • BAM research grants for early career, mid career and MKE
  • SAMS/BAM Research and Capacity Building Grant Scheme (maximum £150,000 per project)
  • International collaborative research grant schemes - ANZAM, IAM & SIMA

More details on Grants

e-Newsletter & News

The e-Newsletter provides:

  • Important BAM Conference and Events updates, including details on how to register

  • Updates on SIG activity

  • Current special issues and calls for papers, including guidelines for submission

  • Job advertisements

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Any queries regarding membership, please contact Jenny Mak at [email protected]