2019 INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition Finalists
I am pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition. The eight individuals below will be presenting their dissertation proposals on October, 19th in Seattle, WA to a distinguished panel of judges who will select the winner and runner-up for this year's competition. If you know any of the finalists, please offer them your congratulations for this significant accomplishment. The finalists are:
Hugh Xiaolong Wu
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business
"Uncovering the effects of non-pecuniary incentives on employee performance: Evidence from field experiments at workplace"
London School of Economics and Political Science
"For better or for worse? Changing careers to pursue a calling"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
"Am I next? Mega-threats, identity labor, and the buffering effect of close work relationships"
University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
"The myth of the flat start-up: reconsidering the organizational structure of start-ups"
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business
"The role of the information and social environment on peer effects"
"Three essays on founder dynamics"
Penn State University, Smeal College of Business
"Moral threat or moral elevation? A regulatory focus perspective on observer reactions to ethical voice"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
"Essays on status recognition and its consequences for top-talent mobility and productivity"
Finally, I would like to thank the faculty who generously volunteered their time to provide reviews of the candidate proposals. This competition would be nothing without them, and I greatly appreciate their willingness to provide thoughtful and timely feedback.
INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Competition Chair, 2019Yale School of Management, Assistant Professor of Organizational BehaviorYale University, Assistant Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)Cell: 646-221-3534http://som.yale.edu/julia-dibenigno
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