Every year the Division nominates the best paper, based on the review criteria for scholarly papers. There is a prize sponsored by the journal Organization
awarded at the Academy of Management meeting.
2017 Daniel Nyberg (University of Newcastle), Christopher Wright (University of Sydney), and Jacqueline Kirk (The University of
Fracking the Future: Temporality, Framing and the Politics of Unconventional Fossil Fuels
- 2016 Vanessa Iwowo (London School of Economics)
In the Eye of the Beholder: Making "Sense" of Leadership Development in Africa
- 2015 Jonathan Murphy (Cardiff University) and Virpi Orvokki Malin (University of Jyväskylä)
How does Dialogue Really Take Place in a Democratic Transition?
- 2014 Stephen Cummings and Todd Bridgman (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
The Origin of Management is Sustainability: Recovering an Alternative Foundation for Management
- 2013 Richard Marens (California State University, USA)
The Second Time Farce: American Business School Ethicists and the Emergence of Bastard Rawlsianism
- 2012 Maddy Janssens(University of Leuven, Belgium) and Chris Steyaert, (University of St Gallen, Switzerland)
The Possibilities of Cosmopolitanism and Postcolonialism for an Ethical Stance on International HRM
- 2011 Jason Glynos (University of Essex, UK), Robin Klimecki (Cardiff Univerity, UK) and Hugh Willmott (Cardiff University, UK)
On 'Cooling out the Marks' of the Financial Markets: Recuperating Neo-Liberal Normality
- 2010 Maxim Voronov (Brock University, Canada) and Russ Vince (University of Bath, UK)
Emotions and Institutions: Insights from Bourdieu and Psychoanalysis
- 2009 Patrizia Zanoni (Hasselt University, Belgium)
Diversity in the Lean Automobile Factory: Re-Doing Class along Socio-Demographic Identities.
- 2008 Todd Bridgman and Stephen Cummings (Victoria Management School)
Strawman: The Reconfiguration of Max Weber in Management Textbooks and Why it Matters.
- 2007 Paul Hibbert (Strathclyde University)
From Purpose to Passivity: Tradition and Knowledge in Interorganizational Collaboration
- 2006 Gazi Islam; Ibmec, Sao Pauo & Adam Barsky (University of Melbourne)
The Sweetest Dreams that Labor Knows: Robert Frost and the Poetics of Work
- 2005 David Levy (Boston University)
Hegemony in the Global Factory: Power, Ideology, and Value in Global Production Networks