The Social Issues in Management (SIM) Division of the Academy of Management recognizes exemplary completion of doctoral study through the William C. Frederick SIM Doctoral Dissertation Award competition. The William C. Frederick SIM Doctoral Dissertation Award is supported by the Institute for Ethics in Business at Duquesne University. Three award finalists will present a brief overview of their dissertation work at the AOM SIM Business Meeting, Monday August 10th in Vancouver, where the winner will be announced. The award winner will receive a $1000 cash prize and should be in attendance at the meeting to receive the prize.
To be eligible for consideration, 6 requirements of the dissertation must be met:
The primary criteria for selection are as follows (for further information please see: Muethel, M., Social Issues in Management Division Award Competition for 2013: Acknowledging Exemplary Research Processes and Outcomes in Doctoral Study. Business & Society, 2015, 54(3): S. 365-375):
To apply for the award, the following materials (4 separate .pdf files) must be received via email by the SIM Dissertation Award Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before May 20, 2020:
To be considered for the 2020 Award, please email (1) your completed application and (2) confirmation of your attendance at the 2020 AOM conference in Vancouver to: