MOC Best Paper Award

The MOC division offers a best paper award.  Past winners of the award include the following:

2017 – Sunita Sah, and Daniel Read, “Disclosure and the Dog That Didn’t Bark: Consumers Are Too Forgiving of Missing Information.”
2016 – Oliver Nick, Thomas Calvard, and Kristina Potocnik, "Sensemaking and Control at the Limit: The Air France 447 Disaster."

2015 – Shubha Patvardhan, "Prospective Sensemaking: Strategy-making in a Pioneering Firm."

2014 – Andrew Carton, Chad Murphy, and Jonathan Clark, "Vision and Values."

2013 (co-winner) – Kristie Rogers, "Seeing past the orange: An inductive investigation of organizational respect in a prison context."

2013 (co-winner) - Raina Brands and Jochen Menges, "Team social network structures affect attributions of charismatic leadership to men and women."

2012 – Lynne Catherine Vincent, Sharon H. Kim, and Jack Anthony Goncalo, “The outsider’s advantage:  Social rejection can fuel creative thought.”

2011 – Sunita Sah and Robert MacCoun, “Unconvinced but Persuaded:  How Confident Advisors Influence You.”

2010 - Erin G. Pleggenkuhle & David Deeds, University of St. Thomas "Salience, Irrelevance and Amplified Biases in Third-Party Rating: Is the Media to Blame ?”

2009 – Joe Magee, Frances Milliken, & Adam Lurie, “Roles, Power, and Sense-Making after 9/11: Differences in the Content of Attention and Construal.”

2008 – Sophie LeRoy, “Why is it so Hard to Do My Work?  The Challenge of Attention Residue when Switching Between Tasks”

2007 – Jack Anthony Goncalo and Evan Polman, “When Confidence Comes Too Soon: Collective Efficacy, Conflict and Group Performance Over Time”

2006 – Carmit T. Tadmor, Philip E. Tetlock, and Kaiping Peng, “Biculturalism and Integrative Complexity: Testing the Acculturation Complexity Model” -- Published in 2009 in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Volume 40, Issue 1, pages 105-139

2005 – Scott D. Julian and Joseph Ofori-Dankwa, “Saying FUI to TO/FU: Exploring the Relationship Between Two Models of Strategic Issue Diagnosis” -- Published in 2008 in the Strategic Management Journal Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 93-114

2003 – Kyle Lewis, Lynette Gillis, and Donald Lange, “Who Says You Can’t Take it with You?  Transferring Transactive Memory Systems Across Tasks” -- Published in 2005 in Organization Science Volume 16, Issue 6, pages 581-598

2002 – Daniel Levin, Robert Cross, and Lisa Abrams, “The Strength of Ties You Can Trust: The Mediating Role of Trust in Effective Knowledge Transfer”-- Published in 2004 in Management Science Volume 50, Issue 11, pages 1477–1490

2001 – Julia Balogun and Gerry Johnson, “From Intended Strategies to Unintended Outcomes: The Impact of Change Recipient Sensemaking” -- Published in 2005 in Organization Studies, Volume 26, Issue 11, pages 1573-1601

2000 – Peter Haggelund, “Sensemaking into Stable Quasi-Companies: Enabling Reality with Analysts’ Valuation Models”

1999 - Shmuel Ellis and I Davidi, “Switching Cognitive Gears between Conscious and Automatic Thinking: Drawing Lessons from Failed vs. Successful Events” -- Published in 2005 in Journal of Applied Psychology, Volume 90, Issue 5, pages 857-871.

1998 - Michael W. Morris, Paul C. Moore, Michal Tamuz, and Rick Tarrell, “Learning from a Brush with Danger: Evidence that Pilots’ Learning from a ‘Near Accident’ is Enabled by Counterfactual Thinking and Hindered by Organizational Accountability” -- Published in 2000 in Administrative Science Quarterly, Volume 45, Issue 4, pages 737-765

1997 – Phyllis C. Panzano and Robert S. Billings, “To Sue or Not to Sue: Organizational Resistance, Relationships, Issue Frames and Context.”

1996 (co-winner) – Kenneth J. Dunegan, “Framing, Images and Fines: Examining Formulation Effects on Punishment Decisions”

1996 (co-winner) - Mark J. Martinko and Kelly L. Zellars, “Toward a Theory of Workplace Violence: A Social Learning and Attributional Perspective” -- Published in 1998 in Monographs in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations, Volume 23, pages 1-42.

1995 – Loren Gustafson and Rhonda Reger, “Using Organizational Identity to Achieve Stability and Change in High Velocity Environments”


MOC Best Student/Dissertation Paper Award

The MOC division also offers a best student paper award. The first or sole author of the paper must be a student who clearly indicates their student status upon submitting the paper, or the paper must be based on a dissertation. Past winners of the award include the following:

2017 Sarah Easter, and Majken Schultz, “Processes of Negotiating Identity in a Cross Sector Partnership.”
2017 Jina Mao, “Adults Doing Youth Work: Identity Work and Situated Rhetorics of Adulthood Among Fast Food Workers.”

2016   Christopher Myers “Antecedents and Performance Benefits of Reciprocal Vicarious Learning in Teams. s.”

2015  Cristiano Guarana and Morela Hernandez, “Identified Ambivalence: When Cognition Conflicts Can Help Individuals Overcome Cognitive Traps.”

2014 – John McCarthy and Daniel Levin, "Network Shadows: The Perceptual and Performance Implications of Intra-Organizational Dormant Ties."

2013 – Shubha Patvardhan, "Prospection: Review and Reflections on Forward-Looking Behavior of Firms."

2012 – Johnna Capitano, Jonathan C. Ziegert, and Katrina A. Graham, “The impact of framing and feedback on decision making.”

2011 – TTimo Vuori, Mark P. Healey and Gerard P. Hodgkinson , “When People Agree Whilst Disagreeing: Implicit and Explicit Mental Models in Group Cognition”

2010 - David H. Tobey, Michael R. Manning  & Mary M. Nash  “The Change Moment: Emotive Markers Predicting the Onset of Social Movements.”