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Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation

Past award winners

Past winners of the Centre's best paper and best dissertation awards are listed below.

Best paper

2016 Kelly Hewett, William Rand, Roland Rust and Harald van Heerde for 'Brand buzz in the echoverse', Journal of Marketing 80: 1-24
2015 Michael K. Bednar, Matthew Kraatz and E. Geoffrey Love for 'Paying the price? The impact of controversial governance practices on managerial reputation', Academy of Management Journal 58 (6): 1740-60
2014 Y. Sekou Bermiss, Brayden King and Edward Zajac for 'Under construction: How commensuration and management fashion affect corporate reputation rankings', Organization Science 25 (2)
2013 Scott D Graffin, Jonathan Bundy, Joseph F Porac, James B Wade and Dennis P Quinn for 'Falls from grace and the hazards of high status: The 2009 British MP expense scandal and its impact on Parliamentary elites', Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol 58, Issue 3, 2013
2012 Jean-Philippe Vergne for 'Stigmatized categories and public disapproval of organizations: A mixed-methods study of the global arms industry, 1996-2007', Academy of Management Journal 55 (5): 1027-52
2011 Yuri Mishina, Emily S. Block and Michael J. Mannor for 'The path dependence of organizational reputation: How social judgment influences assessments of capability and character', Strategic Management Journal 33: 459–477
2010 Michael D. Pfarrer, Timothy Pollock and Violina Rindova for 'A Tale of Two Assets: The Effects of Firm Reputation and Celebrity on Earnings Surprises and Investors' Reactions', Academy of Management Journal 53 (5): 1131-52
2009 Tillmann Wagner, Richard J. Lutz, Barton A. Weitz for 'Corporate Hypocrisy: Overcoming the Threat of Inconsistent Corporate Social Responsibility Perceptions', Journal of Marketing, Vol. 73, No. 6, pp. 77-91

 

Best dissertation

2016 Georg Wernicke, Assistant Professor in Management at Copenhagen Business School, for 'Media disapproval of CEO compensation: Determinants and consequences'.
2015 No award was made in this year.
2014 Jonathan Bundy, Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at the Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University, for 'Reputations in flux: Examining how a firm’s multiple reputations influence reactions to negative violation'.
2013 Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Assistant Professor at the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, for her research into the strategic responses of the organizational targets of contentious social movement attacks.
2012 Anastasiya Zavyalova, Assistant Professor, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, for 'The benefits and burdens of high reputation during disruptions: The role of media reputation, organizational identification, and disruption type'.
2011 Jointly awarded to: M. Abrahim Soleimani, Eastern Washington University, for 'Essays on corporate reputation: Antecedents and consequences' and to Dominik Breitinger, HEC Lausanne, for 'Global challenges for global companies: A trilogy of essays on anti-firm activism, reputational damage and political responsibility'.
2010 Christine Falkenreck, University of Kassel, for 'Impact on Reputation and Reputation Transfer in International Direct Marketing – Empirical Research in Five B-to-B Markets'.