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

  1. affirming the place of language and languages in management research and education
  2. encouraging reflection on the role of language and cultural studies teachers from an interdisciplinary perspective
  3. 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.