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2011 Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication in OB


Each year, at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, the OB Division presents the Outstanding Practitioner Oriented Publication in OB Award to recognize the paper that provides the most significant contribution to the practice of management in the field of Organizational Behavior.

2011 award winners:

  • David G. Allen (University of Memphis), Phillip C. Bryant (Columbus State University), and James M. Varadaman (Mississippi State University) for “Retaining talent: Replacing misconceptions with evidence-based strategies,” published in Academy of Management Perspectives, 24, 48-64.
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Academy of Management Perspectives Award for Best Paper of 2010


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The Academy of Management Perspectives Award for Best Paper of 2010 was presented to David G. Allen, Phillip C. Bryant and James M. Vardaman for “Retaining Talent: Replacing Misconceptions With Evidence-Based Strategies” at this year’s Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

 

The Academy of Management Perspectives Best Paper Award is given on a yearly basis to the best paper published during the previous year.  Finalists for the AMP Best Paper Award were selected by committee members, Hugh O’Neil (Chair), Igor Filatotchev, and Donald Siegel, based on the following criteria: the paper represents an impressive summary and integration of an important set of research finding, is written in a style and with a degree of accessibility that will make it a foundational article for management teaching for many years, provides a model for other authors with respect to how a set of academic ideas and research findings can be framed and communicated in an appealing and compelling manner, and advances our understanding of issues that are relevant to managers and executives alike.

 

Finalists for the Academy of Management Perspectives Award for Best Paper of 2010 included:  “Microfinance: Creating Opportunities for the Poor?Susanna Khavul  “Building Sustainable Organizations: The Human FactorJeffrey Pfeffer  “Retaining Talent: Replacing Misconceptions With Evidence-Based StrategiesDavid G. Allen, Phillip C. Bryant and James M. Vardaman

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