Sales SIG 2008 Nominations


AMA Sales SIG seeks nominations for its Doctoral Dissertation Award, Excellence in Research Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award; Deadline for all awards 31 Mar 2008

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Selling and Sales Management Special Interest Group

Call for 2008 Nominations – Recognizing Excellence

The Sales SIG looks forward to bestowing the following awards at the 2008 AMA Summer Educators’ Conference: The Doctoral Dissertation Award, The Excellence in Research Award, and The Lifetime Achievement Award. The deadline for all nominations is March 31, 2008.

The Doctoral Dissertation Award competition is open to anyone having completed a doctoral degree within the past 2 years. The primary focus of the dissertation must involve professional selling and/or sales management. To enter the competition, please submit an electronic file of the dissertation along with a letter highlighting the contributions of the research for review by a Blue Ribbon Panel Committee of sales scholars.

The Excellence in Research Award is intended to recognize the author(s) of a professional selling and/or sales management article, published during 2007 that has made a significant contribution to the sales discipline. Please nominate an article by providing a complete citation and a letter (2 page limit) supporting the article for this award.

The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has made meaningful contributions to the academic sales discipline over a long period of time. Previous winners of this prestigious award are: Marv Jolson, Bill Stanton, Gil Churchill, Neil Ford, Orv Walker, Dave Cravens, Bart Weitz, Tom Wotruba, Charles Futrell, Tom Leigh and Rosann Spiro. Please submit a letter of nomination (2 page limit) and a vita of the nominee.

The deadline is March 31st and entries and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Jon M. Hawes
Fisher Institute for Professional Selling
CBA Bldg., 259 S. Broadway, #310
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4804
Phone: 330-972-8466