Awards & Competitions

Dark Side Case Competition

The Dark Side Case Competition is designed to encourage and acknowledge case writing that addresses the dark side of contemporary capitalism. Details for the 2016 competition and information about past years’ winners can be found here. This award is sponsored by Sobey PhD (Management), Saint Mary's University.

Dark Side Photo

This year there were joint winners: (1) Dark Side Case Study Competition Winners 2016, Nimruji Jammulamadaka, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Biswatosh Saha, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (not pictured), Manisha Goswami, CPR-Namati (not pictured) and Bharatkumar Kacharabhai Patel, MASS, CPR-Namati (not pictured), 'Compromised Livelihoods in Vapi: What needs to be cleaned up in the Armpit of India?' (with Fernanda Sauerbronn, 2016 Dark Side Case Study Competition Coordinator)

Dark Side Case

(2) Dark Side Case Study Competition Winners 2016, Nicole Spohr, FGV-EAESP (not pictured), Amon Barros, FGV-EAESP (not pictured) and Marcus Vinicius Peinado Gomes, FGV-EAESP, 'Whose Weahlth is That? Discussing Human Rights and Mining in the Global South' (with Albert Mills, Director of the Sobey Phd Management Program sponsoring the prize)

Annual Awards

Best Critical Paper

Each year the Division awards a prize for Best Paper from the main scholarly program. This prize is sponsored by the journal Organization. Here are the previous winners.
Critical Paper

Best Critical Paper 2016, Vanessa Iwowo, London School of Economics, 'In the Eye of the Beholder: Making "Sense" of Leadership Development in Africa' (with Craig Prichard, Editor of Organization)

 

Best Doctoral Student Paper

Each year an award is made by the Division for the Best Student Paper. Here are details of what counts as an eligible entry for this competition. This award is sponsored by the journal Organization.

Best Doctoral Student Paper 2016, Carma Claw Nez, New Mexico State University, 'Without Reservation: The Commodification of Native Americans'

 

Best International Business Paper

The Division also makes an award for Best International Business Paper. The prize is sponsored by the journal Critical Perspectives on International Business and the Emerald Publishing Group. Here are details of previous winners.
International Paper

Best International Business Paper 2016, Mattia Anesa, University of Queensland (not pictured), Nicole Gillespie, University of Queensland, A. Paul Spee, University of Queensland and Kerrie Sadiq, Queensland University of Technology, 'Field-Level Legitimization of Corporate Tax Minimization'

 

Best Critical Management Learning and Education Paper

The Division award for Best Critical Management Learning & Education paper is sponsored by the journal Management Learning.

Here are details of previous winners.
Learning Paper

This year there were joint winners: (1) Best Critical Management Learning and Education Paper 2016, Arun Kumar, University of York/ Grenoble École de Management, 'Making History: Archives, Historiography, and Their Silences' (with Todd Bridgman, Editor of Management Learning)

Learning Paper

(2) Best Critical Management Learning and Education Paper 2016,Katariina Outi Juusola, University of Jyväskylä (not pictured) & Marjo Elisa Siltaoja, University of Jyväskylä, 'On the Discursive Reconstruction of a World-Class: Branding Practices of IBCs in the UAE' (with Emma Bell, Past Divison Co-Chair)

 

Best CMS Reviewer

An award is also made each year for the Best Developmental Reviewer in the Division. This year there were joint winners for the Best Developmental Reviewer Award 2016, Eda Ulus, University of Leicester and Kai Kauffmann, University of London. Here are previous winners.

Doctoral Dissertation/Thesis Award

Each year we award a prize to an outstanding doctoral dissertation/thesis that draws on and contributes to CMS. If you have completed your doctoral dissertation/thesis in the specified time period in any of the fields associated with critical management studies do consider entering this competition. The award is sponsored by the journal Organization and SAGE publishing. Here are details of the 2016 competition and past winners.
Dissertation Award

Doctoral Dissertation Award Winner 2016, Saima Rifet, University of Bradford, 'Exploring Hybridity in the 21st Century: The Working Lives of South Asian Ethnic Minorities from a British Born Generation in Bradford'