GEM&L aims to contribute to the academic study of language in organizations, from the management of cultural differences to the understanding and sense-making structured by language. GEM&L’s initiatives include
- affirming the place of language and languages in management research and education
- encouraging reflection on the role of language and cultural studies teachers from an interdisciplinary perspective
- facilitating contact and collaboration among researchers, teachers, and professionals with an interest in this field.
The association hosts an Annual International Conference with double-blind peer-reviewed selection process and supports its members, including doctoral students, by promoting and assisting them in their research activities and circulating information on academic journals and conferences.