The Open University to host CMS 2019

ICMS is excited to announce that the Open University led by the Department of People and Organisations and in collaboration with VIDA has been selected, from a shortlist of excellent proposals, to host the 11th International Critical Management Studies conference around the theme of “Precarious Presents, Open Futures”. In a statement, Peter Bloom, Head of…

About International CMS

Reflections on the development and focus of the Critical Management Studies community and the International CMS Board.

Liverpool 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all the organisers, volunteers, keynote speakers, and attendees who made the 10th International CMS Conference such a fantastic success. A special thank you to this year’s conference Chairs: Paresh Wankhade and David Weir, for all their hard work in making this conference happen. We look…

Get Involved

Learn how to get involved with the International CMS community and IBCMS. Attend the ICMS conference, volunteer, submit your writing and much more.

Leicester 2015

A record of the fantastic 2015 International CMS Conference hosted by Leicester School of Management. Click here for the archived CMS 2015 website.

Call for Papers/Special Issues

Calls for papers coming up: Latin America struggles: Organization and critical strategy for liberation from below ephemera special issue call for papers Issue editors: Maria Ceci Misoczky, Paulo Abdala and Steffen Böhm Full details here Deadline for submissions: 1 June 2017 All contributions should be submitted to the issue editors: Maria Ceci Misoczky (, Paula…

Past Calls for Papers (Archive)

Call for papers: Special issue for Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management  ‘Approaches, Methods and Critical Diversity scholarship: the challenges and the outcomes.’  Extended Deadline: November 30, 2016 Guest editors: Inge Bleijenbergh, Institute for Management Research, Radboud University, The Netherlands Lize Booysen, Graduate School of Leadership and Change, Antioch University, USA Albert J. Mills, Saint Mary’s…