STEP Scholar’s Awards
Transeo Academic Award: 2012—2nd Prize
Francesco Chirico (Jönköping University, Sweden), Mrs Pramodita Sharma (University of Vermont, USA) and Mr Carlo Salvato (Bocconi University, Italy) for “A farewell to the business: championing exit and continuity in entrepreneurial family firms” (could not attend the event)
FERC 2012: 1st place Best Paper, Doctoral Award
Josip Kotlar & Alfredo De Massis (University of Bergamo) for their article “Goal setting in family firms: The who, the what and the how.”
FERC 2012: 2nd place Best Paper Award
Manisha Singal (Northwestern/Virgnia Tech) and Vijay Singal for their paper “The strategic value of branding the family name.”
FERC 2012: 3rd Place Best Paper Award
Alexandra Dawson (Concordia University), Pramodita Sharma (University of Vermont), Gregory Irving (Wilfrid Laurier University), Joel Marcus (Wilfrid Laurier University) & Francesco Chirico (Jönköping International Business School).
FERC 2012: FOBI Scholarships
Leif Melin & Ethel Brundin (Jönköping International Business School); Robert Nason, David Gras, G.T. Lumpkin (Syracuse University)
Winner of the STEP Europe award at the EIASM 2011 conference
Block, Joern and Frank Spiegel. “Family Firms and Regional Innovation Activity: Evidence from the German Mittelstand.”
FERC 2011: 1st place Best Paper, Doctoral Award
Francesco Barbera & Ken Moores (Bond University) for their article “The Impact of Family Involvement on the Productivity of the Firm”
Winner of the Kennesaw State University/Coles College of Business for Best Empirical Paper award from the ENT Division of the Academy of Management
Craig, Justin; Dibrell, Clay; Neubaum, Donald; and Thomas, Chris. “Stewardship Climate Scale: Measurement and an Assessment of Reliability and Variability.” 2011.
FERC 2010: FOBI Scholarships
Francesco Barbera & Ken Moores (Bond University)
Winner of first STEP Europe Award at EIASM Conference in Barcelona, June 2010
Chirico, Francesco; Mazzola, Pietro; and Sciascia, Salvatore. “Entrepreneurial Orientation and Performance in Family Owned Firms: The Role of Family Management.” 2010.
Winner of the FFI Best Dissertation 2010
Irava, Wayne Jeremy. “Familiness Qualities, Entrepreneurial Orientation and Long-term Performance Advantage”. Ph.D. dissertation, Bond University, Australia, 2009.
Winner of the Best Doctoral Paper at the FERC Conference in Cancun, April 2010
Jose Parada, Maria and Alexandra Joseph. “Sustaining Competitive Advantage in a World of Giants: The Case of Firms in the Pharmaceutical Industry”. Ph.D. dissertation, 2010.