was founded in 1912 by the colleagues and disciples of Frederick Taylor,
the "Father of Scientific Management." It is a non-profit
organization run and advanced by hundreds of volunteers.
Members come from a variety of disciplines -- productions, finance,
marketing, accounting, research and development, entrepreneurship, -- but
share a common bond of interest in becoming stronger managers. SAM
builds bridges among academicians, practitioners, and students not only to
better share management expertise, but also to develop and promote new
SAM abounds with opportunities for professional development.
You will meet management and academic leaders from around the world; share
your thoughts with your peers through presentations, publications, and
interactive sessions at the local and national level; help students and
others develop management expertise; and define and guide management
thinking into the future.
We believe that every individual interested in management should
belong to SAM in addition to any other association in his/her area of