The Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award is
granted annually to the book judged to have made the most
outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management
knowledge during the last two years. Books that contribute to
the advancement of management theory, conceptualization, research,
or practice are eligible for this prestigious award.
After a thorough review of over 55 submissions, the committee is
pleased to announce the 2016 George R. Terry Book Award
Trust in a Complex World: Enriching Community
The 2016 George R. Terry Book Award was presented on Sunday,
August 7, 2016, at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of
Management in Anaheim, California, USA.
Congratulations to the finalists for this year's award:
Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street
(Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt)
Hyper-Organization: Global Organizational Expansion (Patricia
Bromley and John W. Meyer)
Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in
the Global Reinsurance Industry (Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca
Bednarek, and Paul Spee)
Renate Elisabeth Meyer, WU Vienna (chair); Ruth V. Aguilera,
Northeastern University; W E Douglas Creed, University of Rhode
Island; Tor Hernes, Copenhagen Business School; and Tammar B.
Zilber, Hebrew University of Jerusalem