Dear colleague,
We are pleased to announce that the platform for nominating the Best Book of the Year is open.

The Award is granted annually to a scholarly authored book in the general field of management studies (single or multiple authored). Only scholarly books/monographs (not edited books or textbooks) may be nominated. The language of the book should be English. Date of publication must be the last year before the annual conference (for 2020: books with 2019 as year of publication). All fields of management are included. The Award is accompanied with a cash prize of € 2,500.


1st Prize

Paris Koumbarakis, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Understanding entrepreneurial action and how organizations successfully emerge. An empirical analysis of entrepreneurial behavior, start-up activities and emergence success.
SIG: Entrepreneurship

2nd Prize

Anna Mineeva, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, France

Interaction of Global and Local CSR within a Global Value Chain: the Process of Shared Value Creation
SIG: Business for Society

3rd Prize

Sarah Glännefors, Uppsala University, Sweden

The integration of qualified immigrants - a study on the relationship between intercultural interactions and individual knowledge sharing in the Swedish organizational context.  
SIG: Gender, Race and Diversity

EMR Best Paper Award - Prize Money 1,500 GBP

Best Paper 2018

Integrating the Dark Side of Competition into Explanations of Business Failures: Evidence from a Developing Economy
Volume 15, Issue 1
Joseph Amankwah‐Amoah, University of Kent, Issek Antwi‐Agyei and Hongxu Zhang, Bristol University

Best Paper 2017

Social capital formation in EU ICT SMEs. The role played by the mobility of knowledge workers
Volume 14, Issue 4, Winter 2017
Kanellos-Panagiotis Nikolopoulos, Open University Nederland and Leo-Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School Montpellier

Runner Up
Hidden Entrepreneurs: Informal Practices within the Formal Economy
Volume 14, Issue 4, Winter 2017
Rashid Al-Mataani, University of Southampton, Thomas Wainwright, Royal Holloway University of London Egham, and Pelin Demirel, University of Southampton


Best Reviewer 2018

Nagarajan Ramamoorthy, School of Business Administration, University of Houston-Victoria

Best Reviewer 2017

Linda Baines, University of Southampton


Prize Money 2,500 Euro

(since 2017)


Using Praise for Reinventing Business Models: How firms cope with disruption,
(2018), Oxford University Press, 2018
Henk Volberda, Frans A.J. Van Den Bosch, Kevin Heij


Best Paper 2019 - Prize Money 1,000 Euro (Starting in 2017)

Dividends in the Family Firm Context: Does Socioemotional Wealth Matter? 
J. Samuel Baixauli-Soler, Maria Belda-Ruiz and Gregorio Sanchez-Marin, University of Murcia

Strategic Interest Group Family Business Research


Most Inspirational Paper 2019 - Prize Money, 1,000 Euro (Starting in 2017)

Motivating on-demand workers through task-effective strategies: The differential effects of setting single vs. double goals on performance contingent upon regulatory foci
Xiao Chen, Faculty of Business, University of Prince Edward Island and Wei Chi, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

SIG Organisational Behaviour

Best Reviewers 2019- Prize Money 500 Euro (Starting in 2017)

Dennis Veltrop, University of Groningen
SIG Corporate Governance

Innovation champions in UK infrastructure megaprojects

Awards 2019

Stewart Clegg
Distinguished Professor, Management Discipline Group
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Shankar Sankaran
Professor of Organizational, Project Management
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Catherine Killen
Associate Professor and Directorof the Postgraduate Project Management Program
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Hedley Smyth
Professor of Project Enterprises and Director of Research
University College London, UK

First Edition of the EURAM Edith Penrose Award for Trail-blazing Researchers
Sponsored by INSEAD


Jay B. Barney, University of Utah

For his contributions to the genesis and development of the Resource-based Theory

Selection Committee Members: Laurence Capron, INSEAD, Philippe Haspeslagh, Vlerick Business School, Christos Pitelis, Brunel University, Susan Schneider, University of Geneva and Xavier Castañer, University of Lausanne and EURAM Vice President External Relations

Prize Money 5,000 Euro





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