Smeal College Faculty Receive Honors From The Academy Of Management
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - Faculty members in the Department of Management and Organization in the Penn State Smeal College of Business received a large cache of awards for their research during the Academy of Management "2002 Meeting." The event took place recently in Denver, CO. The Academy of Management is the leading professional association of scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations.
Linda K. Treviño, professor of management and organizational behavior and Chair of the Department of Management and Organization, received the "2002 Best Paper" award in the Social Issues in Management Division for "Conceptualizing and Measuring Ethical Leadership: Development of an Instrument." The paper was co-authored with Michael Brown, who recently defended his Ph.D. dissertation at Penn State and is an Assistant Professor at Penn State Erie.
Philip Cochran, director of the Center for the Study of Business and Public Issues, was the recipient of the Sumner Marcus Award - presented annually by the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management since 1980. The award honors an individual who has made substantial and significant contributions to the Division and to the field of Social Issues in Management/Business and Society.
Ann Echols, assistant professor of strategic management, was named "Outstanding Reviewer" for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy.
Donald Hambrick, Smeal Chair of Management, took home "Best Paper in Academy of Management Executive " honors for the paper, "Are You Sure You Have a Strategy?" He co-authored the paper with James Fredrickson of the University of Texas at Austin
David A. Harrison, professor of organizational behavior, received the "2002 Best Paper" award from Sage Publications and the Research Methods Division for a paper entitled, "Top Manager Responses to Organization Surveys: When Questioning Executives, are Networks the Answer?" He co-authored it with Cynthia Cycyota of the University of Texas, Arlington. In addition, for the third year in a row, Harrison was named "2001-2002 Outstanding Reviewer" for his work on the Academy of Management Journal Editorial Board.
Wenpin Tsai, assistant professor of management, received recognition for his work on the Academy of Management Journal Editorial Board. He received a "2001-2002 Outstanding Reviewer" at the journal award for the second year in a row, and he was award a Business Policy and Strategy division "Outstanding Reviewer" honor. Only three AMJ Outstanding Reviewer Awards were given from a board of over 80; two of those went to Smeal faculty in the Management & Organization department.
Another paper, "Recognition and Reconciliation of Differences in Interpretation of Misalignments when Collaborative Technologies are Introduced into New Product Development Teams," was recognized in the "Best Paper Proceedings." It is co-authored by Gerald Susman, The Robert and Judith Klein Professor of Management and director of the Center for the Management of Technological and Organizational Change; Barbara Gray, professor of organizational behavior and Director of the Center for Research in Conflict and Negotiation; John Perry, a Ph.D. candidate in the Management and Organization Department; and Candace Blair, a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.