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Awards for Excellence - 2008

Outstanding Papers - Business, Management & Strategy


Award journal index



Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Evaluating performance of Nordic and Baltic stock exchanges
Nerijus Maciulis, Vaiva Lazauskaite, Elias Bengtsson

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Valuation of private companies by Estonian private equity and venture capitalists
Priit Sander, Margus K

Volume 2 number 1
Action research as culture change tool
Romualda Marcinkoniene, Tauno Kek

Volume 2 number 1
Leadership in different kinds of regional development networks
Vesa Harmaakorpi, Harri Niukkanen

Outstanding reviewer

Tauno Kek


Benchmarking: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 14 number 4
Impacts of information management on business performance
James R. Evans

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 1
Benchmarking the performance of English universities
Jeff Pursglove, Mike Simpson

Volume 14 number 2
BSC and benchmark development for an e-commerce SME
Robert C. Rickards

Volume 14 number 3
An investigation of the relationships between organizational factors, business process improvement, and ERP success
Chuck C.H. Law, Eric W.T. Ngai


Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal

Winner

Volume 17 number 4
Australian companies using globalization to disrupt the ancient wine industry
Juliet Cox, Larry Bridwell

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 3
Does diversity impact competitiveness? A cross country analysis
Cassandra E. DiRienzo, Jayoti Das, John Burbridge

Volume 17 number 1&2
Competitive balance implications for hospitals of innovations in networked electronic health records
Scott David Williams, Nathan C. Whittier

Volume 17 number 1&2
The relationship of generic strategy typing and organizational longevity: A preliminary analysis in the comic book industry using the Miles and Snow typology
Milton Mayfield, Jacqueline Mayfield, David Stephens

Outstanding reviewer

Douglas McCabe, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA


Corporate Governance

Winner

Volume 7 number 4
Integrating corporate responsibility principles and stakeholder approaches into mainstream strategy: a stakeholder-oriented and integrative strategic management framework
Takis Katsoulakos, Yannis Katsoulacos

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 2
Are the corporate social responsibility matters based on good intentions or false pretences? An empirical study of the motivations behind the issuing of CSR reports by UK companies
Samuel O. Idowu, Ioanna Papasolomou

Volume 7 number 2
Corporate governance and the small and medium enterprises sector: theory and implications
Joshua Abor, Charles K.D. Adjasi

Volume 7 number 2
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) perspectives of leading firms in Ghana
Dan F. Ofori, Robert E. Hinson

Outstanding reviewer

Frank Horwitz, University of Cape Town, South Africa


critical perspectives on international business

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
Space, place and the colonies: re-reading the Starbucks story
Ann Rippin

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 2
Globalization, inequalities and the "Polanyi problem"
Martyna Śliwa

Outstanding reviewer

Steffen G. B


European Journal of Innovation Management

Winner

Volume 10 number 4
The economic value of patent protection and rivalry in the Spanish electrical sector
Ricardo Sellers-Rubio, Juan L. Nicolau-Gonz

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 2
Creativity and the fallacy of misplaced concreteness in new drug development: A Whiteheadian perspective
Mats Sundgren, Alexander Styhre

Volume 10 number 1
How leaders influence employees' innovative behaviour
Jeroen P.J. de Jong, Deanne N. Den Hartog


foresight

Winner

Volume 9 number 1
The current state of scenario development: an overview of techniques
Peter Bishop, Andy Hines, Terry Collins

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 4
Chronotope Space: managing the complex trade-offs between the properties of the strategic landscape and the time frame being considered
Mika Aaltonen

Volume 9 number 5
Harmonic Circles: a new futures tool
Marcus Anthony

Volume 9 number 3
Ten insolvable dilemmas of participation and why foresight has to deal with them
Ruud van der Helm


International Journal of Commerce and Management

Winner

Volume 17 number 4
Relationships among industry environment, diversification motivations and corporate performance: An empirical study of the automobile industry in Taiwan
Bertram Tan, Hae-Ching Chang, Chen-Kuo Lee

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 4
The effect of supervision style and decision-making on role stress and satisfaction of senior foreign managers in international joint ventures in China
Lung-Tan Lu, Yuan-Ho Lee

Volume 17 number 1&2
Evaluating large US-based equity mutual funds using risk-adjusted performance measures
Onur Arugaslan, Ed Edwards, Ajay Samant

Outstanding reviewer

Paul Swiercz, The George Washington University, USA


International Journal of Emerging Markets

Winner

Volume 2 number 4
The venture capital investment process in emerging markets: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe
Darek Klonowski

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 1
Born foreign firms in Cambodia: Exploration of mode of entry decisions of firms originating from the greater Mekong sub-region
Scott Hipsher


International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research

Winner

Volume 13 number 2
A critical account of knowledge management: agentic orientation and SME innovation
Tim Edwards

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 3
Age at entry in international markets of Spanish SMEs: Entrepreneurial and institutional determinants
Francisco J. Acedo, José C. Casillas

Volume 13 number 5
Shifting family involvement during the entrepreneurial process
Kim Klyver

Outstanding reviewers

Simon Down, Newcastle University Business School, UK
Simon.Down@ncl.ac.uk


International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

Winner

Volume 56 number 2
Implementing a balanced scorecard framework in a not for profit SME
G. Manville

Highly commended

Volume 56 number 5&6
The effect of performance management on the organizational results of a bank
André A. de Waal, Vincent Coevert

Outstanding reviewer

Hannah Noke, Nottingham University Business School, UK


Journal of Business Strategy

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 28
Possibility thinking: lessons from breakthrough engineering
Robert Friedel, Jeanne Liedtka

Volume 5 number 28
Thinking for breakthroughs
Ajit Kambil

Volume 6 number 28
Creating value through acquisitions
Stuart E. Jackson


Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
An empirical note on entrepreneurial activity, intrinsic religiosity and economic growth
Craig S. Galbraith, Devon M. Galbraith

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Religion and entrepreneurship in New Zealand
Peter Carswell, Deborah Rolland

Volume 1 number 1
Enacting local economic development
Bengt Johannisson

Volume 1 number 3
Communities and social enterprises in the age of globalization
Fikret Berkes, Iain J. Davidson-Hunt

Outstanding reviewer

Ludger Muller-Wille, McGill University, Quebec, Canada


Journal of Management History

Winner

Volume 13 number 2
The Nez Perce leadership council: A historical examination of post-industrial leadership
John Humphreys, Kendra Ingram, Courtney Kernek, Theresa Sadler

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 2
The golden age: service management on transatlantic ocean liners
Ray W. Coye, Patrick J. Murphy

Volume 13 number 3
The development history and philosophical sources of Herbert Simon's Administrative Behavior
Gerry Kerr

Volume 13 number 2
Knowledge management in monastic communities of the medieval Irish Celtic church
Paul McGrath

Outstanding reviewer

Hindy Lauer Schachter, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, USA


Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

Winner

Volume 14 number 3
Social entrepreneurship: Theoretical antecedents and empirical analysis of entrepreneurial processes and outcomes
Eleanor Shaw, Sara Carter

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 2
An examination of entrepreneurship education in the United States
George Solomon

Volume 14 number 1
The split entrepreneurial identity of the farmer
Kari Mikko Vesala, Juuso Peura, Gerard McElwee

Volume 14 number 4
Business assistance for SMEs: New Zealand owner-managers make their assessment
Kate Lewis, Claire Massey, Mary Ashby, Alan Coetzer, Candice Harris


Management Decision

Winner

Volume 45 number 3
From a hierarchy to a heterarchy of strategies: adapting to a changing context
Bala Chakravarthy, James Henderson

Highly commended

Volume 45 number 7
Let's get natural: The discourse of community and the problem of transferring practices in knowledge management
Joseph Lampel, Ajay Bhalla

Volume 45 number 5
Performance effects of venture capital firm networks
Peter Abell, Tahir M. Nisar

Volume 45 number 3
Strategizing through the capability lens: sources and outcomes of integration
Jad Bitar, Taïeb Hafsi

Volume 45 number 2
The role of human resource management in information systems development
Stuart Maguire, Tom Redman

Outstanding reviewer

Philip C. Wright, Hong Kong Shue Yan College, Hong Kong


Management Research News

Winner

Volume 30 number 7
Intangible project management assets as determinants of competitive advantage
Gita Mathur, Kam Jugdev, Tak Shing Fung

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 10
Work satisfaction, organizational commitment and withdrawal behaviours
Karin Falkenburg, Birgit Schyns

Volume 30 number 3
How do measurement objectives influence the R&D performance measurement system design? Evidence from a multiple case study
Vittorio Chiesa, Federico Frattini, Valentina Lazzarotti, Raffaella Manzini

Volume 30 number 9
Drivers of corporate disclosure: a structural equation analysis in a Central European setting
Michael Gr

Outstanding reviewer

John Okpara, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA


Managerial Law

Winner

Volume 49 number 1&2
Defining the corporate social responsibility of business from international law
Esther M.J. Schouten

Highly commended

Volume 49 number 3
Protecting whistleblowers at work: A comparison of the impact of British and South African legislation
David Lewis, Tina Uys

Outstanding reviewer

Clive Smallman, Lincoln University, New Zealand


Social Responsibility Journal

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
Environmental Reporting Verification: A Critical Evaluation of Accountants' Views and Corporate Practices in India
Shuchi Pahuja

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 4
Thou shalt not be good enough: (Mis)Understanding CSR
Juliane Riese


Society and Business Review

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
From McLibel to McLettuce: childhood, spin and re-branding
Jacqueline Botterill, Stephen Kline

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
The consequences and contradictions of child and teen consumption in contemporary practice
Valérie‐Inés de La Ville

Outstanding reviewer

Herv


Strategy & Leadership

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 6
Connecting strategy and competitive intelligence: refocusing intelligence to produce critical strategy inputs
Liam Fahey

Volume 35 number 1
Intelligence teams
Liam Fahey, Jan Herring

Volume 35 number 1
How strategic innovation really gets started
Robert Chapman Wood


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