The honorary membership has been created in 1998. EGOS wants to honour and thank scholars who have made pioneering and lasting contributions both to the advancement of knowledge in the social sciences dealing with organization, organized and organizing, and to EGOS as an association.
Suggestions for the nomination of new Honorary Member can be sent by EGOS members to the Board before December 30 of each year. The Board makes the final choice according to the two criteria mentioned above. It also takes into account the European and international character of the association. The new honorary member is welcomed during the annual colloquium. The laudation speeches are available on the EGOS website.