Conference awards

Six types of conference awards are made:


Best Paper Award

This award recognizes the empirical and/or conceptual paper submitted to the Academy of Management meeting that offers the most significant contribution to the field of OB.

  • 2017 Merideth Thompson (Utah State University), Dawn Carlson (Baylor University), Marcus Butts (Southern Methodist University), Sally Weaver (McLennan County Medical Education and Research Foundation; Heart of Texas Family Health Center) for “The Cost Of Work’s Tense Triad On Employee Healthcare Utilization”
  • 2016 Elijah Wee (Maryland), Rellie Derfler-Rozin (Maryland), and Jennifer Carson Marr (Georgia Tech) for “Jolted into Dominance or Prestige? How Jolts to Groups Affect Status-Striving and Status Conferral”
  • 2015 Zhenyu Liao (National U. of Singapore), Lusi Wu (Purdue Univ), Zhaoli Song (National U. of Singapore), Xian Li (National U. of Singapore), Ying Liu Renmin (U of China) for their paper “Leader-member exchange process: The mediating roles of state gratitude and momentary trust in leader”
  • 2014 Kai Chi Yam (University of Washington), Anthony Klotz (Oregon State University), Wei He (Huazhong University of Science & Technology), and Scott Reynolds (University of Washington) for “Turning Good Soldiers into Bad Apples: Examining When and Why Citizenship Behavior Leads to Deviance”
  • 2013 Vijaya Ventakaramani (University of Marlyand), Andreas W. Richter (University of Cambridge) and Ronald Clarke (University of Valencia) for “Maneuvering the Upper Echelon for Employee Creativity: The Role of Team Leaders’ Social Network Ties”
  • 2012 Frederic Godart, William Maddux, Andrew Shipilov (all INSEAD) and Adam Galinsky (Northwestern University) for “A flair for fashion: Professional multicultural experiences and creative performance”
  • 2011 John Trougakos, Ivona Hideg and Bonnie Cheng (all University of Toronto) for “Lunch breaks unpacked: The effects of daily lunch break activities and control over break on fatigue”
  • 2010 Daniel Cable and Virginia Kay (all University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) for “Striving for self-verification during organizational entry”
  • 2009 Dina Van Dijk (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) and Avraham Kluger (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) for “Does task type moderate the effect of feedback sign on motivation and performance?”
  • 2008 Ariane Ollier-Malaterre (Boston College) for “Contributions of work-life and resilience initiatives to the individual/organization relationship”
  • 2007 Adam Barsky (University of Melbourne)
  • 2006 Glen Kreiner, Elaine Hollensbe & Matthew Sheep
  • 2005 Michael Johnson & Fred Morgeson
  • 2004 Guillermo E. Dabos and Denise M. Rousseau (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • 2003 Daniel Ames, Francis Flynn, and Elke Weber (all Columbia University)
  • 2002 Ya-Ru Chen (New York University), Gerald Greenberg (Ohio State University) and Joel Brockner (Columbia University)
  • 2001 Robert Eisenberger and Linda Rhoades (both University of Delaware)
  • 2000 Cynthia Fisher and Christopher Nobel (both Bond University, Australia)
  • 1999 Charles A. O’Reilly III, Katherine Y. Williams (both Stanford University), and Sigal Barsade (Yale University)
  • 1998 Allan Lind, Jerry Greenberg, Kimberly Scott, and Thomas Welchans
  • 1998 Robert Folger, Sandra Robinson, Jorg Dietz, Judi McLean Parks, and Robert Baron

 


Best Dissertation-based Paper Award

This award recognizes the empirical and/or conceptual paper based on a dissertation that offers the most significant contribution to the field of OB. The award is given to a paper submitted to the Academy of Management meeting based on the first author’s dissertation, which must have been completed within the past three years.

  • 2017 Margaret Luciano (Arizona State University) for “Coordination at the Interface: Understanding and Improving Cross-Unit Patient Handoffs”
  • 2016 James Lemoine (SUNY University at Buffalo), Terry Blum (Georgia Tech), Daniel Watts (Georgia Tech), and Wesley Kean (Georgia Tech) for “Servant Leadership Transmission and a Female Advantage: Building and Testing a Contingent Theory”
  • 2015 Ting Zhang from (Harvard University) for “Back to the beginning: Rediscovering inexperience helps experts give advice”
  • 2014 Ethan S. Bernstein (Harvard University) for “Seeing Too Much: Too Much In Sight, Too Little Insight? An Attention-Driven View of Productivity”
  • 2013 Dustin Bluhm (University of Colorado) for “Stable versus shifting ethical leadership: The impact on team positivity and performance”
  • 2012 H. Colleen Stuart (Carnegie Mellon University) for “A network perspective on membership change: Structural disruption and adaptation in hockey teams”
  • 2011 Andrew Knight (Washington University in St. Louis) for “Mood at the midpoint: How team positive mood shapes team development and performance”
  • 2010 Colin Fisher (Harvard University) for “Better lagged than never: The lagged effects of process interventions on group decisions”
  • 2009 Bradley Owens (University of Washington) for “Humility in organizations: Establishing construct, nomological, and predictive validity”
  • 2008 Rebecca Mitchell (University of Newcastle, Australia) for “Knowledge creation in groups with diverse composition”
  • 2007 Adam Barsky (University of Melbourne)
  • 2006 Seung-Yoon Rhee (KAIST Graduate School of Management)
  • 2005 Diane Bergeron
  • 2004 Mark Mortensen (McGill University)
  • 2003 Violet Ho (National University of Singapore)
  • 2002 Brooke Harrington (Brown University)
  • 2001 Jonathon Cummings (Carnegie Mellon University )
  • 2000 John Austin (University of Washington)
  • 1999 Kai Lamertz (Concordia University)
  • 1998 Claudia Cogliser (University of Miami)

Best Paper with International Implications

The best international paper award recognizes the paper whose theme and content best reflects an awareness of business and management outside domestic boundaries.

  • 2017 An-Chih Wang (National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan) for “Developmental leadership: How Chinese leaders integrate control and care to cultivate subordinates”
  • 2016 Ronald Fischer (Victoria University of Wellington), Maria Cristina Ferreira (Salgado de Oliveira University), Kubilay Gok (Winona State University), Nathalie van Meurs (Middlesex University), Ding-Yu Jiang (National Chung Cheng University), Donna Achmadi (Canterbury District Health Board), Ma. Socorro Mendoza (UBHC Rutgers University), Arif Hassan (International Islamic University Malaysia), Johnny Fontaine (Ghent University), Charles Harb (American University of Beirut), Mustapha Achoui (Arab Open University), Andrew Mogaji (Benue State University) and Jan Cieciuch (University of Zurich) for “Cultural Uncertainty as Moderator of the Organizational Formalization Puzzle”
  • 2013 Jian Liang, Xu Huang, and Zhen Xiong Chen (all Shanghai Jiao Tong University) for “Why Offering Participative Opportunities Does Not Necessarily Facilitate Speaking Up”
  • 2012 Dong Liu (Georgia Institute of Technology) for “Leading up: A cross-cultural, longitudinal, and multilevel investigation of TMT support and shocks”
  • 2011 Ruodan Shao and Daniel Skarlicki (both University of British Columbia) for “Employee sabotage associated with customer injustice: A comparison of North America and East Asia”
  • 2010 Xiaomeng Zhang (American University), Yuan Yi Chen (Hong Kong Baptist University), Ho Kwong Kwan (Drexel University) for “Empowering leadership and team creativity: The roles of team learning and team creative efficacy”
  • 2009 Gilad Chen (University of Maryland), Bradley Kirkman (Texas A&M University), Kwanghyun Kim (California State University, East Bay), and Crystal Farh (University of Maryland) for “Expatriate motivation and effectiveness: The roles of cultural distance and subsidiary support.”
  • 2008 Heather MacDonald (University of Waterloo), Douglas Brown (University of Waterloo), and Lorne Sulsky (Wilfrid Laurier University) for “A cross-cultural examination of the motivational differences in feedback seeking”
  • 2007 Diya Das, Ravi Dharwadkar and Pamela Brandes for their paper “Importance of being something: Identity centrality and work outcomes in offshored call centers in India.”
  • 2006 Yih-teen Lee & John Antonakis
  • 2005 Christopher Robert & Wan Yan
  • 2005 Michael Cole, Heike Bruch, & Bernd Vogel

Outstanding Paper with Practical Implications for Management

This award is given to the conference paper with the best practical implications for management.

  • 2017 Elijah Wee (University of Washington), Vijaya Venkataramani (University of Maryland), for “How Ideas Come to Life: Effect of Role and Context On Supervisory Sponsorship”
  • 2016 David DeGeest (Groningen), Thom de Vries (Groningen) and Gerben van der Vegt (Groningen) for “The Duality of Boundary Spanning: Its Positive and Negative Effects on Team Effectiveness”
  • 2015 Sooyeol Kim, Youngah Park and Lucille Headrick (all from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) for their paper “Employees’ Micro-Break Activities and Job Performance: An Examination of Telemarketing Employees”
  • 2014 Peter Desmet, Niek Hoogervorst, Marius van Diijke (all from Erasmus University) for “Prophets vs. Profits: How Market Competition Influences Leaders’ Disciplining Behaviors”
  • 2013 Ingrid Chadwick and Jana Raver (both Queen’s University) for “Continuously improving in tough times: Overcoming resource constraints with psychological capital”
  • 2012 Melissa Valentine (Harvard University) for “Team scaffolds: How minimal in-group structures support fast-paced teaming”
  • 2011 Alicia Grandey (Pennsylvania State University), Lori Goldberg (Personnel Decisions International), and Douglas Pugh (Virginia Commonwealth University) for “Employee satisfaction, responsiveness, and customer satisfaction: Linkages and boundary conditions”
  • 2010 Daniel Cable and Virginia Kay (all University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) for “Striving for self-verification during organizational entry”
  • 2009 Heidi Gardner (Harvard University) for “Feeling the heat: The effects of performance pressure on teams’ knowledge use and performance.”
  • 2008 Long Wang (Northwestern University) for “Money and fame: Vividness effects in the National Basketball Association”
  • 2007 Steffen Raub (Ecole Hoteliere De Lausanne) and Chris Robert (University of Missouri)

Most Innovative Student Paper Award

This award recognizes a student-authored empirical or conceptual paper that builds or tests theory in an unusually creative manner, investigates a novel organizational phenomenon, or uses a path-breaking design to illuminate an important problem. The award is given to a paper (not based on a student dissertation) submitted to the Organizational Behavior Division that is based on work in which a student or students have taken the lead role in developing the ideas and conducting the research. The paper can be co-authored with faculty but a student must be first author. Only the student author or authors on the winning paper will receive the award. By submitting a paper for this award, all authors are certifying that this paper is a student led paper.

  • 2017 Vontrese Deeds (Northwestern University), Rachel Lise Ruttan (Washington University in St. Louis) for “Stated-Lived Value Congruence and Expressive Authenticity”
  • 2016 Bradford Baker (Maryland) and Michael Johnson (Washington) for “Economic Consequences of Unethical Behavior: An Organizational Context Model”
  • 2015 Rachel Arnett (Harvard Business School) for “What Status? Avoiding High Status Identity Disclosure When Not Shared By Others”
  • 2014 Eric Anicich (Columbia University) “When Hierarchy Conquers and When It Kills: The Benefits and Costs of Hierarchical Cultural Values”
  • 2013 Elijah Xun Ming Wee with faculty co-author Hui Liao (both University of Maryland) for “Power-Dependency Dynamics And Abusive Supervision: The Roles Of Follower’s Balancing Operations And Leader’s Trustworthiness”
  • 2012 Yuntao Dong and Elizabeth Campbell-Bush (both University of Maryland) with faculty co-authors Hui Liao (University of Maryland), Aichia Chuang (National Taiwan University) and Jing Zhao (Rice University) for “An invisible hand in employee service creativity: Customer empowering behaviors”
  • 2011 Sebastiano Massaro with faculty co-author Simcha Jong (both University College, London) for “Managing knowledge-intensive work: A trust based model”

Best Symposium Award

This award recognizes the symposium that best exemplifies interesting, important, and high-impact research.

  • 2017 Zhiya (Alice) Guo and Nicholas A. Hays (both from Michigan State University) for “Interfacing Hierarchies: Investigating the Confluence of Multiple Hierarchies”
  • 2016 Julia Lee (Michigan) and Ting Zhang (Harvard) for “Behavioral Ethics at Work: A Move Towards Developing Interventions that Mitigate Unethicality”
  • 2015 Madeline Ong (Univ. of Michigan), Tyler G. Okimoto (U. of Queensland), Linda K. Trevino (U. of Pennsylvania) for their symposium “Offender Morality in the Aftermath of Wrongdoing”
  • 2014 Yurianna Kim (University of Texas, Austin) for “The Power of Speaking Up in Organizations: An Exploration of Outcomes of Voice”
  • 2013 Marie S. Mitchell (University of Georgia) for “Theoretical and Empirical Developments on Motives of (Un)ethical Decision Making and Behavior”
  • 2012 Elizabeth Rouse and Spencer Harrison (both Boston College) for “Creating together: Exploring the social dynamics of creativity”

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