October 6, 2016
Irvine, CA – (October 6, 2016) – Jone Pearce, PhD, Dean’s Professor of Organization and Management at The Paul Merage School of Business, was inducted into the College of Fellows during the 30th Annual British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference held in Newcastle, England on September 6.
Pearce was among four professors recognized for their outstanding academic contributions to business and management scholarship and to the general well-being of business and management education.
“I am honored to be recognized by my colleagues in Great Britain and look forward to working to support the British Academy of Management,” said Pearce.
“This international recognition of Dr. Pearce by a leading academic authority is yet another clear indicator of the quality and accomplishment of Merage School professors. We are proud to have world renowned experts on our faculty to the benefit of our students and our business communities,” said Eric Spangenberg, dean at the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business.
In addition to her role at the Merage School, Pearce served as a professor in the Management Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Other fellowship recipients included Professor Neal Ashkanasy, Professor of Management at the UQ Business School at The University of Queensland, Australia; Professor Julia Balogun, director of University of Liverpool Management School and professor of Strategic Management at the University of Liverpool; and, Professor Yehuda Baruch, professor of Management, research director and Vice President for Research, at the European Academy of Management at the Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton. Baruch is also an affiliated professor at the Audencia Business School in Nantes, France.
About the British Academy of Management
BAM is the leading authority on the academic field of management in the United Kingdom. The organization supports and represents the community of scholars and engages with international peers. Each year, the organization holds its flagship annual BAM Conference which attracts over 800 delegates from around 50 countries. To learn more about BAM, visit: bam.ac.uk/home.
About The Paul Merage School of Business
The Paul Merage School of Business offers four dynamic MBA programs, a Master of Professional Accountancy – plus PhD and undergraduate business degrees – that deliver its thematic approach to business education: sustainable growth through strategic innovation. It graduates leaders with the exceptional ability to help grow their organizations through analytical decision-making, innovation and collaborative execution. In-class and on-site experiences with real-world business problems give students the edge needed to help companies compete in today’s global economy. To learn more, visit: merage.uci.edu.