Wiley Blackwell Management and Organization Review Young Scholar Award

This award recognizes a young scholar’s contributions to the fields of managerial and organizational research. The award goes to a young author who has published inManagement and Organization Review and who is the sole or first author of his/her article. Eligible authors must have received their degrees no more than five years prior to their article’s publication or must be Ph.D. students at the time of publication.

Winners receive a 12 month complimentary membership to the IACMR, including a subscription to Management and Organizational Review (print and online); USD $2000.00; and a plaque and testimonial of the award.

2014 Winner

Dali Ma
Drexel University

A relational view of organizational restructuring: Thecase of transitional China. (MOR 8.1: 51-75)

2012 Winner

Chun Guo

Sacred Heart


Guanxi Dynamics and Entrepreneurial Firm Creation and Development in China(MOR 6.2: 267-291)

2012 Honorable Mention

Jing Li

Simon Fraser University


Product Innovations in Emerging Economies: The Role of Foreign Knowledge Access Channels and Internal Efforts in Chinese Firms(MOR 6.2: 243-266)



2010 Winner

(Presented at the IACMR Conference in Shanghai, China, on June 17, 2010)

Robert E. White

Iowa State University


Employment and Market Innovation in Chinese Business Group Affiliated Firms: The Role of Group Control Systems (MOR 4.2: 225-256)

2010 Runners Up

Jeroen de Jong

Tilburg University


Balanced versus Unbalanced Psychological Contracts in Temporary and Permanent Employment: Associations with Employee Attitudes(MOR 5.3: 329-351)



Yiyi Siu

Peking University


Principal–Principal Conflict in the Governance of the Chinese Public Corporation (MOR 4.1: 17-38)



2010 Wiley-Blackwell Management and Organization Review Young Scholar Award Committee Members:


David Whetten, Brigham Young University(Chair)

Kathryn Bartol, University of Maryland

George Chen, Australian National University

Chi-Nien Chung, National University of Singapore

Yadong Luo, University of Miami

Jia Lin Xie, University of Toronto


2008 Winner

(Presented at the IACMR Conference in Guangzhou, China, on June 20, 2008)

Wenhong Chen

Duke University


Does the Colour of the Cat Matter?: The Red Hat Strategy in China’s Private Enterprises (MOR 3.1: 55-80)


2008 Runners Up

Joshua B. Wu

University of Miami


The Norm of Reciprocity: Scale Development and Validation in the Chinese Context(MOR 2.3: 377-402)



“Development of the construct of norm of reciprocity. A significant effort with high rigor. Focusing on a construct that has universal applicability.”

“The norm of reciprocity is at the core of much of contemporary organizational research in general and is highly relevant in the Chinese context. Well crafted study that provides the academic community with a valid instrument for future research.”


Leigh Anne Liu

Georgia State University


‘Ren Qing’ versus ‘Big Five’: The Role of Culturally Sensitive Measures of Individual Difference in Distributive Negotiations(MOR 1.2: 225-247)



“A rare focus on indigenous constructs of personality – ren qing, and contrasting it with the more universal etic personality constructs of the Big 5.”

“Theoretically and methodologically strong paper that already has made an international impact. The study has clear implications both for research and practice.”

2008 Wiley-Blackwell Management and Organization Review Young Scholar Award Committee Members:


John Child, University of Birmingham (Chair)

Soon Ang, Nanyang Technological University

Ingmar Bjorkman, Swedish School of Economics

Joseph Galaskiewicz, University of Arizona

Marshall Meyer, University of Pennsylvania

Rosalie L. Tung, Simon Fraser University