Revisit: Hills Best Paper Award
The AMA Entrepreneurial Marketing SIG invites nominations for its 2015 Gerald E. Hills Best Paper Award; Deadline 22 May 2015
AMA Entrepreneurial Marketing SIG invites nominations for
The 2015 Gerald E. Hills Best Paper Award
Gerald (Gerry) E. Hills is widely recognized for his research and expertise in entrepreneurial marketing, especially for his work on opportunity recognition. In addition, Gerry initiated and continues to organize an annual research symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship (see http://www.entrepreneurialmarketing.biz/grsme.html) since the eighties. Gerry was one of the AMA leaders who initiated the Special Interest Group concept. The Entrepreneurial Marketing SIG is pleased to continue to present a best paper award in recognition of Gerry’s lifetime contributions to the field.
The Gerald E. Hills Award Best Paper on Entrepreneurial Marketing award is presented annually (usually during the Summer AMA) to the author(s) of the "best paper" who have made a significant impact on the marketing/entrepreneurship interface research. The domain of nominated articles would be papers published in the previous 10 years in any refereed publication.
2014: Marc Gruber (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Ian C. MacMillan (University of Pennsylvania) and James D. Thompson (University of Pennsylvania): “Look Before You Leap: Market Opportunity Identification in Emerging Technology Firms,” Management Science, 2008, 54(9), 1652-1664.
2013: Nicole E. Coviello (Wilfrid Laurier University) for "Network Dynamics in the International New Venture," Journal of International Business Studies, 2006, 37(5), 713-731.
2012: Michael H. Morris (Oklahoma State University), Minet Schindehutte (Syracuse University), and Raymond W. Laforge (University of Louisville) for “Entrepreneurial Marketing: A Construct for Integrating Emerging Entrepreneurship and Marketing Perspectives,” Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, 2002, Fall, 1-18.
2011: Ken Matsuno (Babson College), Tom Mentzer (University of Tennessee), and Aysegul Ozsomer (Koc University) for "The Effects of Entrepreneurial Proclivity and Market Orientation on Business Performance," Journal of Marketing, 2002, 66(3), 18-33.
2010: Helena Yli-Renko (University of Southern California), Erkko Autio (Imperial College), and Harry J. Sapienza (University of Minnesota) for "Social Capital, Knowledge Acquisition, and Knowledge Exploitation in Young Technology-Based Firms," Strategic Management Journal, 2001, (22), 587-613.
Inaugural 2009 award: Saras Sarasvathy (University of Virginia) for "Causation and Effectuation: Toward a Theoretical Shift from Economic Inevitability to Entrepreneurial Contingency," Academy of Management Review, 2001, (2), 243-263.
Please email your nomination with a one-page statement of endorsement to Can Uslay (EM SIG Chair) or Susan Wei (VC Research) by May 22, 2015. Self-nominations (for up to two articles) are also acceptable.
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