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Impact of Research 2011

Awards for Excellence

About the Award

Emerald is exceedingly passionate about publishing research which has an impact; we do acknowledge however that impact cannot always be immediate.

In light of this for 2011 we have launched the Impact of Research Award. The winning papers must have been published before 2006 and could go back as far as the first issue of the first volume. Three journals have been chosen to pilot this inaugural award as they have made a significant subject-specific contribution.

We have rewarded one paper from each journal which the editors deem to have had the greatest impact in their field. The winning papers are seminal articles and can demonstrate impact on one or more of the headings below:

• The body of knowledge
• Practice
• Teaching and learning
• Public policy making
• Society and environment
• Economy

The winners are:

Antecedents and consequences of employee engagement
Journal of Managerial Psychology, Volume 27, Issue 2, 2006
Professor Alan M Saks
University of Toronto, Canada

The Mechanism of Internationalisation International
International Marketing Review, Volume 7, Issue 4, 1990
Professor Jan Johanson
Uppsala University, Sweden
Professor Jan-Erik Vahlne
Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Professor Vahlne commented: "I am delighted and proud of course. I feel great satisfaction from knowing that our research has impact. That is the ultimate purpose of what we are doing. I will be happy to mention the award in my CV of course and to put the award itself on the wall of my office."

Conceptions of corporate social responsibility the nature of managerial capture
Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Volume 16, Issue 4, 2003
Professor Brendan O'Dwyer
Amsterdam Graduate Business School, Netherlands