The MOC Division is pleased to announce our 2020 award recipients. Let's give a virtual round of applause for our winners, and all of those nominated.
MOC's awards will be presented in-person at AOM 2021.
The 2020 MOC Division Award Winners are:
MOC Distinguished Scholar Award
2020 MOC Distinguished Scholar Award Recipient:
James P. Walsh, A.F. Thurnau Professor, Gerald and Esther Carey Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan.
The MOC Distinguished Scholar Award, established in 2002, recognizes senior scholars in our field who have made exceptional contributions to understanding individual, relational, and collective cognition in organizational contexts throughout their careers. To be eligible for the award, an individual must first be a truly distinguished scholar. She or he must have conducted research that has had a significant influence in the field by publishing high-impact articles in the very best journals. Second, he or she must have contributed to our field through service by holding a leadership position with the MOC division or the Academy, by serving as an editor of leading journals, and/or being an exceptional mentor for doctoral students. Finally, the individual must have completed his or her PhD at least twenty years ago.
Professor Walsh's Accomplishments
MOC Best Student-Led Paper Award
2020 MOC Best Student-Led Paper Award Recipient:
"The Impact of Customer Creativity on Service Employees: An Emotional Appraisal Perspective"
Randy Xue Ren Lee, Pok Man Tang, Anthony Klotz, Remus Ilies, & Shawn T. McClean
This award includes a plaque and an honorarium for the winner.
A special thanks to the awards committee: Teresa Cardador, Kevin Rockmann, Colin Fisher, Daniel Mack, Cristiano Guarana, Ludvig Levasseur
MOC Best Paper with Practical Implications Award
2020 MOC Best Paper with Practical Implications Award Recipients:
"Algorithmic Decision Making Undermines Affective Commitment"
Chunchen Xu and Arthur S. Jago
The award is sponsored by the Behavioral Science and Policy Association and includes a plaque and an honorarium for the winner.
A special thanks to the awards committee: Morela Hernandez, Elizabeth George, Sarah Green Carmichael, Chris Myers, and Erica Johnson
MOC Best Symposium Award
2020 MOC Best Symposium Award Recipients:
"Routines and Sensemaking: Strengthening Connections, Extending Theory"
Organizer: Brian Hilligoss
Discussants: Jorgen Sandberg and Martha S. Feldman
Participants: Timothy J. Vogus, Curtis LeBaron, Claus, Rerup, Morten S. Vendelo, Marlys Christianson
The award includes a plaque and an honorarium for the winner, sponsored by the MOC division.
A special thanks to the awards committee: Pauline Schilpzand, Herman Tse, Lee Watkiss, Young-Chul Jeong, Sophie Leroy, Patricia Staats
MOC Best Paper Award
2020 MOC Best Paper Award Recipients:
"Obliteration by Divergence in Scientific Networks: The Case of Ego Depletion"
Mustafa Akben and Ravi S. Kudesia
A special thanks to the awards committee: Brianna Caza, Karoline Strauss, Shelley Brickson, Kira Schabram, Alyson Meister & S. Mercedes McBride-Walker
MOC Best Paper Awards in Entrepreneurial Cognition (*New Awards in 2020)
Award winners will be announced @ AOM, Entrepreneurial Cognition PDW, Saturday 4:00-5:30 PM EST
Visit https://moc.aom.org/entcognitionpdw to see short presentations from each of the finalists!
MOC Best Student Paper in Entrepreneurial Cognition Finalists:
Best Paper in Entrepreneurial Cognition General Track) Finalists:
These awards are sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation and include a plaque and an honorarium for the winners.
A special thanks to the awards committee members: Melissa Cardon, Matthew Grimes, Hamza Khan, Patrizia Vecchi, and Michele Williams
A warm congratulations to all!
Naomi B. Rothman
MOC Division Program Chair