Barbuto Hosts Midwest Management Conference
Oct. 17, 2012
John E. "Jay" Barbuto
As president of the Midwest Academy of Management, John E. "Jay" Barbuto, associate professor of management and director of the Center for Leadership, hosted the organization's 55th annual conference in Itasca, Ill.
The Midwest Academy of Management is one of five U.S. regional affiliates of the Academy of Management, which is the largest international professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. Barbuto was program chair-elect for the Midwest Academy of Management in 2010, a role that transitioned to program chair in 2011, president in 2012 and became past-president following the conference.