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Academic Awards and Grants

page last modified: 09/15/2017

Awards

Case writing award (2017) Case Centre for business case writing (Contamination at Lácteos Pacíficos)

Toulouse (France) School of Economics Lectures, 2014, for Interdisciplinary Conference on “Shifting Attitudes: Radical Upheaval and its Legacies.”

Employee Ownership Foundation, 2011 Louis O. Kelso Fellowship, employee ownership research

Most Important Research, 2006, awarded by Sonoma State University’s Project Censored

CASE Association Fellow’s Award for Outstanding Field Based Case Research, 2004 for Vegetales Cortados, SA Start-up Strategy

Organizational Development & Change, 2003 Academy of Management Best Practice Paper

Showcase Symposium, 2000 Academy of Manage­ment annual meeting

Managerial & Organizational Cognition, 1998 Academy of Management, Best Student Paper

Organizational Development & Change, 1997 Best Overall Research Paper, Academy of Manage­ment annual meeting

American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business Award Winner (1994) -- Ph.D. scholarship providing tuition and stipend for doctoral study at institution of student’s choice

2004 CASE Association Fellow’s Award for Outstanding Field Based Case Research: Vegetales Cortados, SA Start-up Strategy selected as the 2004 Best Business Teaching case; Mastitis at Lácteos Pacíficos was also selected as one of five finalists for the 2004 Best Business Teaching case.

Employee Ownership Foundation (2011-12) Kelso Fellowship for employee ownership research

Winner of best practice paper, Academy of Management 2003 annual meeting, Organization Development & Change division

Organized the symposium selected as the Showcase Symposium at the Academy of Management 2000 annual meeting.

Best student research paper (also finalist for best research paper) Academy of Management 1998 annual meeting, Managerial and Organizational Cognition division

Winner of best research paper, Academy of Management 1997 annual meeting, Organization Development & Change division

American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business Award Winner (1994) -- Ph.D. scholarship providing tuition and stipend for doctoral study at institution of student’s choice

Grants

Workspace Research (2016): A Fortune 100 company has switched to an open office plan. We’re contracted to help identify satisfaction levels and problems.

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) (2015) Develop research methods curriculum and practicum for new Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership program designed for senior executives to address current problems and issues in industry. 

Workspace Research (2015): A major technology firm has decided to switch to an open office plan. We evaluate the prototype.

Beyster Institute Employee Ownership (2012-13) Develop bibliographic Database

Rohm and Haas Sustainability Grant (2010-11) Systematic review on practices drive innovation for sustainable business

The Grace Institute for Democracy and Election Integrity (2009) Exit poll and election analysis of California November 2008 results

Center for Media and Democracy (2008) Establish SourceWatch Election Protection Wiki

The Silicon Valley Foundation (2008) Grants to conduct election verification exit polls and research to help ensure election integrity

Employee-Owned S-Corporations of America (2008) Cost-Benefit Analysis of ESOP Legislation

Alliance Holdings (2006-08) Grants to conduct research on employee ownership and ESOPs.

Vital Sparks Foundation (2006-10) Grants to conduct election verification exit polls

Velvet Revolution (2006-10) to conduct election verification exit polls and related research

Intrepid Equity (2004) Grant to conduct research on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs).

High Performance Systems, Inc. (2003) Grant for work to develop quantitative models of organizational resilience using HPS iThink/ STELLA systems dynamics software

Center for Organizational Dynamics (2003-present) University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts & Sciences (Graduate Division) Center Scholar

Rochester Printing Industry Project (2003- present): Grant to study printing industry responses to adverse economic and technological conditions

TRIAD. Grant to study the organizational consequences of the September 11th (2001) attacks. Extended to conduct a case study explaining the extraordinary resilience of one hard-hit firm.

Centro Latinoamérica para la Competitividad y el Desarrollo Sostenible (an international research project sponsored by the Harvard Institute for International Development and the AVINA foundation). Grant awarded 1998-99 for the cross-cultural studies of factors affecting values and attitudes. Extended 1999-2000 for the study of cooperation.

International Motor Vehicle Project. (A private consortium funded by auto manufacturers around the world.) Principal investigator managing projects with three students on organizational effects of adversity. Grant awarded 1995-96 to study organizational change in the US auto industry. Grants extended 1996-97, 1997-98, and 1998-99.

 

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