William F. Glueck Best Paper Award

The STR Division gives this award annually in honor of the late William F. Glueck. The award is funded through a memorial established by his former students. Glueck earned a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1966. In 1979, he became the 35th president of the Academy of Management. During his career, he authored 20 books, as well as 175 articles, monographs, and cases. Respected by his peers and students alike, he was renowned for his intense drive to achieve and his close mentoring relationships with doctoral students.
The Bill Glueck Best Paper Award is provided for the submission judged to be the best paper submitted to the refereed scholarly program and is supported by friends and former students of Bill Glueck, the 35th president of the Academy of Management.


Francesca Bacco (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam); Andrea Coali (Bocconi University); Audra Wormald (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill): "Entrepreneurship Training and Founders’ Perceptions of Ability: A RCT with Entrepreneurs in Tanzania"

Andrew Henderson (U. of Texas at Austin); Temitope Oladimeji (U. of Texas at Austin); Melissa Graebner (U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): "Rising Complexity and the Gentrification of Sustained Superior Performance"


Anita McGahan (U Toronto) Leandro Pongeluppe (U Toronto): "There Is No Planet B: Stakeholder Governance That Aligns Incentives To Preserve The Amazon Rainforest"


Niloofar Abolfathi (National U. of Singapore) Simone Santamaria (National U. of Singapore) Charles Williams (Bocconi U.) :"How Does Competitive Positioning Depend on Market Friction? Evidence from Mobile Telecommunications."


Ron Tidhar (Stanford U.) and Kathleen Eisenhardt (Standford U.): "Get Rich or Die Trying.. Unpacking Revenue Model Choice Using Machine Learning and Multiple Cases."

Heejung Byun (U. of Maryland): “When Is the Client Not Right? Performance Implications of Client-Led Diversification”

Exequiel Hernandez, (U. Pennsylvania) and J. Myles Shaver (U. Minnesota): “Network Synergy: How Firms Use Acquisitions to Enhance Their Network Position”

Raffaele Morandi Stagni and Juan Santalo (Instituto de Empresa Business School): “Competition and the Redistribution of Resources in the Multi-Business Firm”

Luis Diestre (Instituto de Empresa Business School): “Which Governance Mode Minimizes Negative Spillovers?”

Caroline Flammer (U. of Western Ontario) and Aleksandra Kacperczyk (MIT): “The Impact of Stakeholder Orientation on Innovation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.”

Andreas Koenig (IMD), Joanna Walton (U. of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Alexander Wessels (U. of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Angela Fehn (U. of Bamberg), Martin Weiss (U. of Erlangen-Nuremberg): “Silver Bullet or Ricochet? CEO Metaphorical Communication Behavior and Analysts’ Evaluations”

Sea Jin Chang (NUS) & Jung Wook Shim (NUS): “Performance Effects of the Transition from Family Managed to Professionally Managed Firms”

Wolf-Christian Gerstner, Andreas Koenig, Albrecht Enders (International Institute for Management Development) and Donald Hambrick (Penn State): “CEO Narcissism and Incumbent Response to Technological Discontinuities ”

Jens Schmidt and Thomas Keil (Aalto U.): “Unique Demand Complementarities: A Demand-Based Theory of Diversification.”

Olivier Chatain (U. of Pennsylvania) and Peter Zemsky (INSEAD): “Frictions, Rivalry, and the Emergence of Heterogeneity.”

Evan Rawley (U. of Pennsylvania) and Tim Simcoe (U. of Toronto): “Horizontal Diversification and Vertical Contracting.”