Jean Helms Mills

Full Professor
Sobey School of Business
Management

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Behaviour in Organisations, Lancaster University, 2000
M.A., Organizational Analysis and Behaviour , Lancaster University, 1991
B.A., Psychology, Saint Mary's University, 1990

Academic Work Experience

2017 - 2020, International Reader, Swedish school of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki
2017 - Present, Docent (Adjunct Professor), University of Easter Finland
2015 - Present, Docent (Adjunct Professor), Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
2012 - Present, External PhD Supervisor, Athabasca University
2012 - 2014, Appointed Professor 2.0 , Jyväskylä University, Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics (JSBE)
2012 - 2014, Visiting Guest Professor, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
2009 - 2017, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Hanken (Swedish School of Business Administration & Economics
2008 - Present, Full Professor, Saint Mary's University, Sobey School of Business
2003 - 2008, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University, Sobey School of Business
2001 - 2003, Assistant Professor, Acadia University, F.C Manning School of Business
1997 - 2001, Assistant Professor, Mount Allison University, Commerce Department
1997 - 1997, Academic Coach (Executive MBA Programme), Athabasca University
1994 - 1997, Lecturer, Mount Saint Vincent University, Department of Business Administration
1993 - 1994, Lecturer, Saint Mary's University, Sobey School of Business
1993 - 1997, Lecturer (Part Time), Saint Mary's University, Faculty of Commerce, Department of Managemen

Non-Academic Work Experience

1973 - 1991, Customer Sales and Service Agent, Air Canada

Membership

2000 - Present, Academy of Management (AoM)
2000 - Present, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)
2000 - Present, Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS)
2000 - Present, European Group on Organizational Studies (EGOS)
2000 - Present, Critical Management Studies (CMS)
2000 - Present, Latin American and European Organizational Studies (LAEMOS)

Honours

Honorable Mention for the Roethlisberger Award OBTS: Teaching Society for Management Educators - 2015
Best Paper Award: “The British Airways Heritage Collection: AN Ethnographic ‘History” Administrative Sciences Association of Canada: Gender and Diversity Division - 2015
President’s Award for Excellence in Research Saint Mary's University - 2014
Finalist: Critical Management Studies Dark Side Case Competition Academy of Management - 2014
President’s Award for Excellence in Research Saint Mary's University - 2013
Finalist: Critical Management Studies Dark Side Case Competition Academy of Management - 2012
Finalist: Critical Management Studies Dark Side Case Competition Academy of Management - 2007
Finalist: Critical Management Studies Dark Side Case Competition Academy of Management - 2004
Proceedings Academy of Management - 2004
Best Paper Award: “Representations of Diversity and Organizational Change In A North American Utility Company” Administrative Sciences Association of Canada: Gender and Diversity Division - 2004
Best Paper Award: “Masculinity and the Making of Trans-Canada Airlines, 1938-1940.” International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management: Organizational Theory Division - 2002
Best Theory Paper: " Guiding Lights and Power Sources: Change and the Management of Meaning in a Canadian Electrical Utility” European Group of Organizational Studies - 1997

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2011/03 - 2011/03, International Teaching and Workshops at Caucasus School of Business: Tbilisi, Georgia
2011/03 - 2011/03, International Teaching and Workshops at University of Helsinki, Viiki Campus, Helsinki, Finland
2011/03 - 2011/03, International Teaching and Workshops at Lappeenranta University of Technology: Lappeenranta, Finland
2011/03 - 2011/03, International Teaching and Workshops at University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
2010/03 - Present, MBA Teaching at Saint Mary's University
2009/03 - 2013/03, International Teaching and Workshops at National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam (CIDA Funded)
2008/03 - 2012/03, International Teaching and Workshops at University of Jyvaskyla: Jyvaskyla, Finland
2007/03 - 2014/03, International Teaching and Workshops at Swedish School of Business Administration and Economics (HANKEN): Helsinki, Finland
2004/03 - Present, PhD Teaching at Saint Mary's University
2000/03 - 2002/03, Undergraduate Teaching at Acadia University
1996/03 - 2000/03, Undergraduate Teaching at Mount Allison University
1996/02 - 1997/01, Teaching at Athabasca University
1994/03 - 1996/03, Undergraduate Teaching at Mount Saint Vincent University
1992/03 - Present, Undergraduate Teaching at Saint Mary's University

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Prasad P, Prasad A, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Routledge Companion to Critical Management Studies" (Fall - 2015)
Helms Mills Jean, Dye K, Mills A. "Understanding Organizational Change" (Spring - 2009)
Mills A., Helms Mills Jean, Bratton J., Foreshaw C.. "Organization Behaviour in a Global Context" (Spring - 2006)
Jones G., Mills A.J., Weatherbee T, Helms Mills Jean. "Organization, Theory, Design and Change, 1st Edition (Canada)" (Spring - 2006)
Mills A., Simmons T., Helms Mills Jean. "Reading Organization Theory, 3rd edition" (Spring - 2004)
Bratton J, Helms Mills Jean, Pyrch T, Sawchuk P. "Workplace Learning: A Critical Perspective" (Spring - 2003)
Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Organizational Change" (Spring - 2003)

Book Chapters

Paludi M, Helms Mills Jean. (2015). "Making Sense of Cross Cultural Differences: Critical Sensemaking: Tensions Between Local Issues and Global Designs in an Argentine Equity Programme", in The Companion to Cross-Cultural Management
Bettin C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2015). "The Halifax School”: An Actor-Network Analysis of Critical Managament Studies and the Sobey PhD in Management Programme", in CMS: Global Voices, Local Accents
Mercer D, Paludi M, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2015). "Intersectionality at the Intersection: Paradigms, Methods and Application – a Review", in Oxford Handbook on Diversity in Organizations
Paludi M, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2014). "Disturbing Thoughts and Gendered Practices, A Discursive Review of Feminist Organizational Analysis", in Oxford Handbook of Gender and Organizations
Weigand H, Webb S, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2014). "The Junctures of Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Class and Nationality and the Making of Pan American Airways, 1929-1989", in Absent Aviators: Gender Issues in Aviation
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2013). "Digging Archeology: Discourse, Hermeneutics, Junctures and Archival Research in Case Study Development", in Case Methods in Business Research Vol. 1, 323-340
Hartt C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2013). "On the Cold War Front: Dissent, Misbehaviour and Discursive Relations at Pan American Airways Guided Missiles Division", in Rethinking Misbehaviour and Resistance in Organizations, 111-140
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2013). "Reflections on the Theory-Action Debate", in Dialogues in Critical Management Studies: Volume 2: Getting Things Done, 303-309
Corrigan L, Helms Mills Jean. (2013). "Monkey Business: The Black Eyed Peas in Halifax", in The Darkside II: Critical Cases on the Darkside of Business, 157-166
Mills A, Sanderson K, Helms Mills Jean. (2012). "Making Sense of Gender and Organizational Change: A Feminist Review of Selected Articles", The Routledge Companion To Organizational Change, 492-505
Thurlow A, Helms Mills Jean. (2011). "Change, Talk and Sensemaking", in Case Methods in Business Research Vol. 3, 311-336
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2011). "Digging Archeology: Digging Archeology: Postpositivist Theory and Archival Research in Case Study Development", in Rethinking the Case Study in International Business Research, 342-360
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2010). "Making Sense of ‘Positive’ Research Findings", in Working for Inclusion and Diversity: Positive Experiences from Academics Across the World, 244-253
MacLeod E, Helms Mills Jean. (2009). "The Story Behind the Water in Walkerton", The Darkside: Critical Cases and the Downside of Business
Helms Mills Jean. (2009). "Sensemaking", in Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, 852-855
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. (2009). "Critical Sensemaking and Workplace Inequities", in Theory and Scholarship in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Work: a research companion, 171-178

Journal Articles

Kivijarvi Marke. "Historic Constructions of the Early Multinationals: On Power, Politics and Culture in Pan Am Narratives", International Journal of Business and Globalization 20:2 (Winter - 2018), 222-250
Mercer D, Krysa I, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Absent Versus Human Hearted Leaders: Understanding Stereotypes in Canadian and International Students", Gender, Work and Organization (Spring - 2015)
Thurlow A, Helms Mills Jean. "Journal of Management Education", Scandinavian Journal of Management (Spring - 2015)
Krysa I, LeTrung K, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Can Postcoloniality in Action: Rand, Rationality and Sub-Altern Encounters During the Vietnam War", Critical Perspectives on International Business. (Spring - 2015)
Mercer D, Paludi M, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Images of the `Other’: Pan American Air Ways, Americanism and the Idea of Latin America", Critical Perspectives on International Business (Spring - 2015)
Foster J, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Shades of Red: Cold War Influences on Canadian and U.S. Business Textbooks", Journal of Management Education 38:5 (Spring - 2014), 642-671
Fitzgerald C, Helms Mills Jean. "BC Ferries Services Inc. : Charting a Safe Course", International Journal of Case Studies in Management 12:3 (Spring - 2014)
Hartt C, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Corrigan L. "Sensemaking and Actor Networks: The Non Corporeal Actant and the Making of an Air Canada History", Management and Organization History 9:3 (Spring - 2014), 288-304
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "CMS: A Satirical Critique of Three Narrative Histories", Organization 20:1 (Spring - 2013), 117-129
Paludi M, Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of the Latin American 'Other': Executive Women in Argentina", Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 32:8 (Spring - 2013), 732-755
Myrick K., Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "History Making and the Academy of Management: An Anti-History Perspective", Management and Organization History 8:4 (Spring - 2013), 345-370
Hartt C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Reading Between the Lines: Gender, Work and History: The Case of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union", Journal of Management History 18:1 (Spring - 2012), 82-95
Parsons D., Sanderson K., Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Organizational Logic and Feminist Organizing: Stewardesses for Women’s Rights", Equality, Diversity, Inclusion: An International Journal 31:3 (Spring - 2012), 266-277
Benschop Y., Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Tienari J. "Editorial: Gendering Change. The Next Step", Gender, Work and Organization 19:1 (Spring - 2012), 1-9
Hartt C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean, Durepos G. "Markets, Organizations, Institutions and National Identity: Pan American Airways, Postcoloniality and Latin America", Critical Perspectives in International Business 8:1 (Spring - 2012), 14-36
Weatherbee T., Durepos G., Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Theorizing the Past: Critical Engagements", Management and Organizational History 7:3 (Spring - 2012), 193-202
Myrden S., Helms A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Gendering of Air Canada: A Critical Hermeneutic Approach", Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 28:4 (Spring - 2011), 440-452
Genoe McLaren P, Helms Mills Jean. "Appropriation, Manipulation, and Silence: A Critical Hermeneutic Analysis of the Management Textbook as a Tool of the Corporate Discourse", Journal of Management and Organizational History 5:3-4 (Spring - 2010), 283-295
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean, Miller G.. "Introduction: Gender and Diversity at Work II – Making Sense of 21st Century Workplace Initiatives", Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 27:3 (Spring - 2010), 204-209
Helms Mills Jean, Thurlow J. "Making Sense of Sense Making: The Critical Sensemaking Method", Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management 5:2 (Spring - 2010), 182-195
Sandersin K, Boone Parsons D, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Riding the Second Wave: Organizing Feminism and Organizational Discourse -- Stewardesses For Women’s Rights", Journal of Management and Organizational History 5:3-4 (Spring - 2010), 360-377
Long B., Helms Mills Jean. "Workplace spirituality, contested meaning, and the culture of organization: A critical sensemaking account", Journal of Organizational Change Management 23:3 (Spring - 2010), 325-341
Rostis A, Helms Mills Jean. "Introduction: Gender and Diversity at Work II – Making Sense of 21st Century Workplace Initiatives", The International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosoph 4:2 (Spring - 2010), 212-223
Miller G, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Introduction: Gender and Diversity at Work – Changing Theories, Changing Organizations", Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 26:3 (Spring - 2009), 173-175
Hartt C., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean, Durepos J. "Guiding the Space Age From the Ground Up: Pam Am, Cold War and Guided Missiles", Journal of Management and Organizational History 4:5 (Spring - 2009), 229-245
Thurlow A, Helms Mills Jean. "Change, Talk and Sensemaking", The Journal of Organizational Change Management 22:5 (Spring - 2009), 459-479
McKee M., Helms Mills Jean, Driscoll C.. "Sensemaking and Workplace Spirituality: Some Thoughts on a Theoretical Framework", The Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion 5:2 (Spring - 2008), 190-210
Durepos G., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. "Tales in the Manufacture of Knowledge: Writing a Business History of Pan American Airlines", Management and Organizational History 3:1 (Spring - 2008), 63-80
Durepos G, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Flights of Fancy: Myth, Monopoly and the Making of Pan American Airways", Journal of Management History 14:2 (Spring - 2008), 116-127
Carroll W., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. "Managing Identity and Resistance: Making Critical Sense of Call Centre Management", Gestion 2000: Belgian Journal of Management 25:6 (Spring - 2008), 57-82
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Masculinity and the Making of Trans Canada Airlines, 1938-1040: A Feminist Poststructuralist Account", Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 23:1 (Spring - 2006), 34-44
Helms Mills Jean, Weatherbee T. "Hurricanes Hardly Happen: Sensemaking as a Framework for Understanding Organizational Disasters", Culture and Organization 12:3 (Spring - 2006), 268-279
Helms Mills Jean, Weatherbee T, Colwell S. "Ethnostatistics and Sensemaking: Making Sense of Business School Rankings", Organizational Research Methods 9:4 (Spring - 2006), 1-25
Helms Mills Jean. "Organizational Change and Representations of Women in a North American Utility Company", Gender, Work and Organization 12:3 (Spring - 2005), 242-268
Helms Mills Jean, Mills Helms. "Employment Practices and the Gendering of Air Canada's Culture During its Trans-Canada Airlines Days", Culture and Organization 8:2 (Spring - 2002), 117-128
Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. "Air Canada Vs Canadi>n: Competition and Merger in the Framing of Airline Cultures.", Studies in Cultures, Organizations and Societies 4:1 (Spring - 1998), 93-124

Presentation

Aromaa E, Hiltunen L, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Sensemaking and Institutionalism: Towards a Critical Fusion", Proceedings at The European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Sub-theme 18: Actors and Institutions: Alternative Currents (Summer - 2015)
Prasad A, Prasad P, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Critical (Re) Considerations: Crticial Management Studies (CMS) in a Changing World", Symposium accepted for PDW Programme, Critical Management Studies Division, Academy of Management (Summer - 2015)
Le K, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Is it safer if there is a historic bomb shelter in a five-star hotel?", Business History Track, Administrative Science Association of Canada (Summer - 2015)
Coller K, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "The British Airways Heritage Collection: AN Ethnographic ‘History", Business History Track, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Summer - 2015)
Fitzgerald C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Construction of Canadian Business School Occupational Health and Safety Teachings", The Management Education Track, Administrative Science Association of Canada, (Summer - 2015)
McNally C., Helms Mills Jean. "Democracy at Ace Taxi", The Dark Side Case Competition Track, The Critical Management Studies Division (Summer - 2014)
Jack G, Osorio A, Ozkazanc-Pan B, Scully M, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "New Faculty Consortium: Fostering Critical Scholars and Scholarship", PDW of The Critical Management Studies Division, Academy of Management (Summer - 2014)
Helms Mills Jean. "Ten Things You Should Know about Critical Sensemaking", Dilemmas for Human Services 2014: Leadership in Public Services-Bridging the Management Gap (Spring - 2014)
Mercer D., Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Paludi M. "Images of The 'Other': Pan American Air Ways, Americanism, and the Idea of Latin America", Latin and European Meeting on Organization Studies (LAEMOS) (Spring - 2014)
Mills A, Weatherbee T.G, Foster J., Helms Mills Jean. "The New Deal for MOS: Lessons, Insights, Reflections", Business History Track, Academy of Management (Summer - 2014)
Helms Mills Jean. "Organizational Change Course (critical sensemaking)", Guest speaker for course (Spring - 2013)
Hartt C., Mills A, Helms Mills Jean, Corrigan L. "Sensemaking, Actor Networks and Memes: The Non Corporeal Actant and the Making of an Air Canada History", Management History Research Group Conference (Summer - 2013)
Helms Mills Jean. "Innovation and Management Course (organizational change)", Guest speaker for course (Spring - 2013)
Helms Mills Jean. "Wellbeing and Management Course (stress)", Guest speaker for course (Spring - 2013)
Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Critical Sensemaking as a Change Management Tool", Faculty Research Seminar Series (Spring - 2011)
Weigand H., Webb S., Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Junctures of Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Class & Nationality & the Making of Pan American Airways, 1929-1989", The European Group of Organizational Studies (Summer - 2011)
Paludi M., Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Different Notions of Gender Equity in Local Situations: Compounding Gender with Narratives of the Latin American 'Other'", The European Group of Organizational Studies, (Summer - 2011)
Barragan S, MacAulay D, Helms Mills Jean. "The Role Of Mexican & Canadian Business Magazines in the Reproduction Of Gender Ideologies: A Critical Sensemaking Perspective", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2010)
Helms Mills Jean. "International Women's Day (Keynote Speaker)", International Women’s Day Luncheon (Spring - 2010)
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean, Durepos J, Hartt G. "Constructing and Disrupting Social Realities", The 3rd Latin and European Meeting on Organization Studies (LAEMOS) (Spring - 2010)
Hartt C, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Writing the men out of the story: 1933 Secession of The Halifax Men from the NS Teachers Union", The Academy of Management, Management History Division (Summer - 2010)
Hartt C., Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Durepos G. "Performing the Past: ANTi-History, Gendered Spaces and Feminist Practice", The European Group of Organizational Studies, Gender Stream 27 (Spring - 2010)
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Digging Archeology: Archival Research, Case Study Development, and the Gendering of Organizational Culture,", The American Society of Business and Behavioural Sciences Conference (Winter - 2009)
Helms Mills Jean. "Critical Sensemaking: Towards a New Method" (Spring - 2009)
Helms Mills Jean. "Critical Sensemaking: Towards a New Method" (Spring - 2008)
MacLeod E., Helms Mills Jean. "The Story Behind the water in Walkerton", Dark Side Case Competition, Academy of Management (Summer - 2007)
Helms Mills Jean. "Meeting of the minds: What qualitative and quantitative research can inform each other about Diversity", Symposium in Gender, Diversity and Organization Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2006)
Helms Mills Jean. "Interpretive Approaches to Diversity Research", Gender, Diversity and Organization Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2006)
Thurlow A, Helms Mills Jean. "Deconstructing the Organizational Change Literature", Atlantic School of Business Conference (Fall - 2006)
Carroll W, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Managing Power and Resistance: Making Critical Sense of Call Center Management", Academy of Management (Critical Management Studies Interest Group) (Summer - 2006)
Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Martin J, Calas M, Smircich L, Foray J, Kreftig L, Tienieri J, Benschop Y. "The Uneasy Marriage of Feminism and Critical Time Management Studies", PDW joint symposium organized by Y.Benschop at the Academy of Management (Summer - 2006)
Bygrave C, Helms Mills Jean. "The Pedagogy of Business Ethics: Practice What you Preach", Management Stream, Atlantic School of Business (Fall - 2005)
Helms Mills Jean. "CMS Doctoral Workshop Panelist", CMS Dictoral Workshop, Academy of Management (Summer - 2005)
Carroll W.R, Helms Mills Jean. "Identity and Resistance in Call Centres: Toward a Critical Sensemaking Approach", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Accounting and Critical Theory Division (Spring - 2005)
Dye K., Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Feminist Strategies of Organizational Change", Academy of Management, Critical Management Studies Interest Group (Summer - 2005)
Helms Mills Jean. "Lightco: A Case Study of Organizational Change and Employment Equity", Academy of Management, Critical Management Studies Case Track Workshop (Summer - 2003)
Helms Mills Jean. "A Critical Perspective of Organizational Learning", Academy of Management, Shared Interest Track (Summer - 2003)
Helms Mills Jean. "Early Employment Practices and the Gendering of the Culture of Trans Canada Airlines", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division (Spring - 2002)
Mills A, G Grandy, Helms Mills Jean. "Flying in the face of Reality: Gender Rules in Trans Canada Airlines and the British Overseas Airways Corporation 1937-1947", 19th Standing Conference of Organizational Symbolism (Spring - 2001)
Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Gendered Representations in the Culture of Air Canada 1937-1999", 18th Standing Conference of Organizational Symbolism (Summer - 2000)

Conference Proceedings

Furey Mary, Corrigan Lawrence, Helms Mills Jean. "Dangerous virtual discourse in extreme work", International Critical Management Studies Conference (2017 - 2017)
Kivijarvi M, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Historic constructions of the early multinational: On power, politics and culture in Pan Am narratives", Proceedings and Presentation at The Critical Management Studies Colloquium (2015 - 2015)
MacNeil R, Helms Mills Jean. "Technology transfer and (political) trajectory: Ocean science, private industry, and multiple cold wars in Eastern Canada, 1940-1990", The European Group of Organizational Studies (2015 - 2015)
Mercer D, Krysa I, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Absent Versus Human Hearted Leaders: Understanding Stereotypes in Canadian and International Students", The 30th EGOS Colloquium 'Reimagining, Rethinking, Reshaping: Organizational Scholarship in Unsettled Times (2014 - 2014)
Paludi M, Helms Mills Jean. "Telling the story of Argentina´s first Gender Equity Programme: Tensions Between Local Issues and Global Design", The Proceedings of The International Critical Management Studies Conference (2013 - 2013)
Le Trung K, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Un-bracketing “Wings of Freedom” through R&R trips Pam Am, carrier or mediator of the war in Vietnam", The Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (2013 - 2013)
Le Trung K, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Postcoloniality in Action: RAND During the Vietnam War", The Proceedings of the 8th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Decolonizing Management Studies Stream (2013 - 2013)
Foster J, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Shades of Red: Cold War Influences on Canadian and US Texts", Proceedings of The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (2013 - 2013)
Paludi M, Mercer D, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Intersectionality at the Intersection: Paradigms, Methods and Application – A Review", The Proceedings of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference (2013 - 2013)
Hartt C, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "On the Cold War Front: Discursive Practices, Labour Relations and Pan American Airways Space Programme", The Proceedings of The 28th European Group of Organizational Studies (2012 - 2012)
Paludi M, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "From Women’s Issues to Inequality Regimes", The Proceedings of The 28th European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS), Sub-theme (2012 - 2012)
McNamara J, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Gendering of the Pan Am Flight Crew: Effects of Actor and Network", Proceedings of The Standing Conference of Organizational Symbolism (SCOS) (2012 - 2012)
Myrick K, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Actor Network Theory, Historiography, And The Early History of The Academy Of Management (1936-1950)", The Proceedings of The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Business History Division, (2012 - 2012)
Sentile I, Helms Mills Jean. "Foucault's Notion of Critique & Kierkegaard's Notion of Identity: A Novel Approach to Ethics in Organizations", The Proceedings of The European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) (2012 - 2012)
Le Trung K, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Good Mourning Vietnam: Rand, Research, and Resistance During the Vietnam War", Proceedings of The Standing Conference of Organizational Symbolism (SCOS) (2012 - 2012)
Paludi M, Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Different Notions of Gender Equity in Local Situations: Compounding Gender with Narratives of the Latin American 'Other'", Proceedings of The European Group of Organizational Studies (2011 - 2011)
Weigand H, Webb S, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Junctures of Intersectionality: Race, Gender, Class & Nationality & the Making of Pan American Airways, 1929-1989", Proceedings of The European Group of Organizational Studies (2011 - 2011)
Barragan S, MacAulay D, Helms Mills Jean. "The Role Of Mexican & Canadian Business Magazines in the Reproduction Of Gender Ideologies: A Critical Sensemaking Perspective", Proceedings of The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (2010 - 2010)
Hartt C, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Durepos G. "Performing the Past: ANTi-History, Gendered Spaces and Feminist Practice", The proceedings of The European Group of Organizational Studies, Gender Stream (2010 - 2010)
Thurlow A, Helms Mills Jean. "Telling Tales out of School", Proceedings of The Sensemaking and Storytelling Stream, European Academy of Management (EURAM) (2009 - 2009)
Rostis A, Helms Mills Jean. "A Critical Incident: Organizational Behaviour and the Response to Hurricane John", Proceedings of The Case Track, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), (2009 - 2009)
S K, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Making Sense of Gender and Change", The Proceedings of The Leadership Through the Gender Lens, (NASTA) Conference (2009 - 2009)
Rostis A, Helms Mills Jean. "Crisis, the Case Study, and Critical Management Education", Proceedings of the Open Stream, Critical Management Studies 6 (2009 - 2009)
Hartt C, Yue A, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Method & disciplinary convention in the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, 1978-2008", Proceedings of the Management Education Division, Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (2009 - 2009)
Sanderson K, Boone P, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A. "Riding the Second Wave: Organizing Feminism and Organizational Discourse -- Stewardesses For Women’s Rights", Proceedings of The Gender Stream of The European Group of Organizational Studies (2009 - 2009)
Hartt C, Helms Mills Jean, Mills A, Durepos G. "Guiding the Space Age From the Ground Up: Pam Am, Cold War and Guided Missiles", Proceedings of The History Stream of The European Group of Organizational Studies (2009 - 2009)
Myrden S, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "The Gendering of Air Canada: A Critical Hermeneutic Approach", The Proceedings of The Leadership Through the Gender Lens, (NASTA) Conference (2009 - 2009)

Editorial Work

Aaltio I., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. (Ed.) (2002) Exploring Gendered Organizational Cultures.
Aaltio I., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. (Ed.) (2002) Exploring Gendered Organizational Cultures.
Aaltio I., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. (Ed.) (2002) Exploring Gendered Organizational Cultures.
Aaltio I., Mills A., Helms Mills Jean. (Ed.) (2002) Exploring Gendered Organizational Cultures.

Other Publications

Aaltio I, Mills A, Helms Mills Jean. "Special Issue on “Disruptive Demographics: Ageing, Socio-Economic Change, Challenges and Potentialities"
International Journal of Work Innovation (Spring - 2014)

Service: Institutional Committees

Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union (SMUFA), Grievance and Arbitration Committee , 2013/04 - None (Member)
University Review Committee, 2013/03 - None (Member)
Management Development for Women Advisory Board, 2006/03 - 2008/03 (Member)
Ph.D. Programme Council, 2003/01 - 2009/01 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Co-editor, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management 2015/02 - 2017/02
Incoming 2016 Conference Co-Chair (2015), Atlantic Schools of Business Conferences 2014/03 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Education 2013/03 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Management Decision 2013/03 - Present
Secretary, Atlantic Schools of Business Conferences 2013/03 - 2014/03
Guest Co-Editing (Journal), International Journal of Work Innovation 2013/02 - 2013/02
Secretary, Atlantic Schools of Business 2012/03 - 2014/03
Guest Co-Editing (Journal), Management & Organizational History 2012/01 - 2012/01
Guest Co-Editing (Journal), Gender, Work and Organization 2011/02 - 2011/02
Editorial Board Member, Organization 2010/03 - Present
Guest Co-Editor (Journal), Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS) 2010/01 - 2010/01
President, Atlantic Schools of Business 2009/03 - 2010/03
Conference Chair, Atlantic Schools of Business Conferences 2009/02 - 2010/01
Guest Co-Editor (Journal), Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS) 2009/01 - 2009/01
Member, Atlantic Schools of Business 2008/03 - 2009/03
Board Member, Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism 2008/03 - 2011/03
Co-Chair, Critical Management Studies Division, Academy of Management (Conferences) 2008/03 - 2008/03
Member, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2008/02 - 2009/01
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Change Management 2007/03 - Present
Division Incoming Co-Chair: Critical Management Studies Interest Group, Academy of Management (Conference) 2007/03 - 2007/03
Co-Convener: Changing Gender: Gendering Change , European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) (Conferences) 2007/03 - 2007/03
Associate Editor, Gender, Work and Organization 2007/01 - Present
Associate Editor (Journal), Gender, Work and Organization 2006/03 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Management Decision Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Critical Management Studies Division) 2006/03 - 2010/03
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Workplace Rights 2006/03 - Present
Vice President Awards, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2006/03 - 2008/03
Guest Co-Editing (Journal), Culture and Organization 2006/01 - 2006/01
Editorial Board Member, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: International Journal 2005/03 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Gender, Work and Organization 2004/03 - 2006/03
Editorial Board Member, Management and Organizational History Journal 2003/03 - Present
Editorial Board Member, Workplace Review 2003/03 - Present
Editor, E-Bulletin: Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2001/03 - 2006/03
Guest Co-Editor (Journal), Culture and Organization 2001/01 - 2001/01
North America's Editor (Journal), Culture and Organization 2000/03 - 2007/03
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Various Journals 1999/03 - Present

Biography

<p>Dr. Helms Mills' research interests are in the areas of Critical Managment Studies, Gender, Critical Sensemaking, Historiography, Intersectionality and the Sociology of Knowledge. She has numerous publications, including 20 books and edited collections, 36 peer reviewed articles, 28 chapters in edited collections, and has presented her research in both national and international &nbsp;conferences and &nbsp;invited talks. In October 2014, Jean was awarded the President&rsquo;s Award for Research Excellence at Saint Mary&rsquo;s University.</p> <p>Dr. Helms Mills is the Co-Editor of the journal, Qualitatitve Research in Organizations and Management (QROM) and Associate Editor for Gender, Work and Organization. &nbsp;She also serves on the editorial boards of a number of scholarly journals.</p> <p>Jean's research has been funded by The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), The Academy of Finland and TEKES (Finland). Over the past decade she been directly involved in grants totaling in excess of CAD $12 million and she is currently working on three major projects both here and in Finland that look at Intersectionality, Sociology of Knowledge and Workplace Wellbeing, respectively.&nbsp;</p> <p>From 2003-2014, Jean taught the large undergraduate sections of Micro Organizational Behaviour (MGMT 2383). She now teaches the same course, plus Macro Organizational Behaviour but in the smaller sections and online and continues to facilitate the Organizational Theory course for PhD students. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Saint Mary's, Jean has been a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki since 2008, has been a Guest Professor at Jyv&auml;skyl&auml; &nbsp;University, School of Business and Economics (2012-2014) and is currently Adjunct Professor at Jyv&auml;skyl&auml; &nbsp;University.&nbsp;She has taught in Finland, Georgia, and Vietnam.</p>