PDMA Dissertation Proposal Winners

Introduction

Eunkwang Seo, Carola Wandres and Felix Pinkow have won the Product Development and Management Association's 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition

INTEREST CATEGORY: INTERORGANIZATIONAL, DOCTORAL STUDENTS
POSTING TYPE: Awards

Author: Anna Cui


PDMA Announces Winners of 2020 PDMA Dissertation Proposal Competition

Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) announces winners of the 2020 PDMA Dissertation Proposal Competition. The aim of the competition is to support doctoral students to develop original and impactful research on innovation and new product/service development. There were 37 submissions, each of which was reviewed by experts in the field of innovation. Three winners were selected and presented their dissertation research at the JPIM Research Forum September 18-19. The winners are:

First Place winner: Eunkwang Seo, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Dissertation: “Collaborative Innovation and Employee Mobility ”

Second Place winner: Carola Wandres, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Dissertation: “The Recognition of Novelty: Investigating the Role of Prior Experience during Idea Screening”

Third Place winner: Felix Pinkow, Technical University Berlin.
Dissertation: “Affect and Creativity: The Impact of Affective States on Individual Creativity”