CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
DEDICATION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD
DUE: May 16, 2021
Nominations are being accepted for the Entrepreneurship Division's 2021 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award. This award honors those who have exhibited long-term and exceptional activities that have significantly advanced the development and/or visibility of the entrepreneurship field. Specifically, the award recognizes activities that significantly advance either: 1) the research, teaching, or practice of entrepreneurship, or 2) the growth, visibility, and effectiveness of the Entrepreneurship Division.
The nomination process and selection criteria are provided below. Please consider submitting a nomination for the Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award. The deadline for receiving applications is May 16, 2021.
Those eligible for the Award shall be either individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of entrepreneurship in one or more of the following ways. No prioritization of contributions is implied in the following list:
Candidates for the Award will be evaluated according to the relative degree to which they have, throughout their careers or to an exceptional scale, engaged in one or more of the activities described above.
Nominations for the award will be reviewed in accordance with the above criteria by a special committee convened by the Past Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management. Winner will be announced in late June (or early July) and the award will be presented with a plaque in August at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Vancouver as in all award categories, the Division reserves the right to not confer an award if adjudicators determine that no award is warranted in a given year. Nominations received in a given year that do not result in an award will automatically be considered for the award in the following year's review cycle as well. However, nominations that do not result in an award for two consecutive years must be re-nominated to be considered again. Re-nominations are welcome, provided they are accompanied by up-to-date documentation.
To nominate an individual for the Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award, a complete packet of supporting documentation should be submitted to Dawn R. DeTienne firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sunday, May 16, 2021. The complete packet must include:
Whether or not the packet materials are obtained directly from the candidate, it is the responsibility of the person(s) writing the nomination letter to ensure that the nomination package is complete.
Previous Winners Include- (note that three types of awards have been consolidated since 2012 under the "Dedication" title):
1989 Outstanding Contributions Award
1992 Advocacy Award
1993 Advocacy Award
1994 Advocacy Award
1995 Advocacy Award
1995 Extraordinary Service Award
1996 Advocacy Award
1997 Advocacy Award
1998 Advocacy Award
1999 Advocacy Award
2000 Advocacy Award
2001 Advocacy Award
2005 Advocacy Award
2006 Advocacy Award
2007 Advocacy Award
2007 Extraordinary Service Award
Paul D. Reynolds
2012 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
D. Ray Bagby
2013 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
Michael H. Morris
2014 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
2016 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
Dean A. Shepherd
2017 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
2020 Dedication to Entrepreneurship Award
Dawn R. DeTienne, ENT Past Division Chair
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