2020 Annual Meeting Program Awards

These All-Academy awards are nominated by an inclusive process through Division or Interest Groups. A winner is chosen from the finalists by dedicated award committees. Questions about the Annual Meeting Program Awards? Contact awards@aom.org. To review historical recipients of the Annual Meeting Program Awards, click here.

William H. Newman Award

The Academy of Management's William H. Newman Award recognizes the best annual meeting paper based on a dissertation. The award is presented to single-authored papers based on a doctoral dissertation completed within the past three years. Each of the Academy's Divisions & Interest Groups nominates one annual meeting submission for this prestigious award each year, up to three of these nominations may be selected to receive the award. Each paper nominated for the William H. Newman Award is designated as such on the program.

William H. Newman Award Committee: Sarah Harvey (Chair), University College London School of Management; Charmine Hartel, The University of Queensland; Rhonda Reger, University of Missouri; and Kannan Srikanth, The Ohio State University

2020 William H. Newman Award Winners

Two 2019 William H. Newman Award recipients were recognized during a special award presentation virtual session as part of the 2020 AOM Annual Meeting.

"Gaining organizational adoption: Discovering new uses for existing innovations"
Submitted to Technology and Innovation Management
Author: Rebecca Karp

"Pride Without Prejudice: The Burden of Under-Recognition in Organizations”
Submitted to Organization and Management Theory
Author: Brittany Bond

2020 William H. Newman Award Finalists

"The Impact of Acquisitions on Clinical Decisions: Evidence from PPMCs"
Submitted to Health Care Management
Author: Amber La Forgia

"The Status Costs of Building High-Status Network Ties: The Pivotal Role of Gender "
Submitted to Gender and Diversity in Organizations
Author: Siyu Yu

"Temporal frames: exploring sensemaking through the use of planning software"
Submitted to Organizational Communications and Information Systems
Author: Julie Delisle

Carolyn B. Dexter Award

The Carolyn Dexter Award is an all-Academy award given to the paper that best meets the objective of internationalizing the Academy of Management. This serves the mission of the Academy and the charge of the International Theme Committee, which sponsors this award. Each of the Academy's Divisions & Interest Groups nominates one annual meeting submission for this prestigious award each year, up to three of these nominations may be selected to receive the award. Each paper nominated for the Carolyn Dexter Award is designated as such on the program.

The 2020 Carolyn Dexter Award recipients were recognized during a special award presentation virtual session as part of the 2020 AOM Annual Meeting.

Carolyn Dexter Award Committee: Jamie Gloor (Chair), University of Exeter & University of Zurich; Mariano (Pitosh) Heyden, Monash University; Emilio Marti, Erasmus University; Minna Paunova, Copenhagen Business School; and Ovul Sezer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2020 Carolyn B. Dexter Award Winner

"Strangers at the Bedside: Subaltern Solidarities and New Form Institutionalization"
Submitted to Organization and Management Theory
Authors: Devi Vijay, Philippe Monin, and Mukta Kulkarni

2020 Carolyn B. Dexter Award Finalists

"On ableism and anthropocentrism: A canine perspective on the workplace inclusion of disabled people"
Submitted to Critical Management Studies
Author: Eline Jammaers

"The multifaceted nature of organisational coping: The case of climate change"
Submitted to Strategizing Activities and Practices
Authors: Daniel Tisch and Jeremy Galbreath