2019 EMAC/Sheth Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition

New generations of marketing experts are crucial to develop the theories and tools that shape the future of our field. The EMAC/Sheth Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition recognizes and encourages this emerging talent. This distinguished award will be presented in 2019 for the third time.

Three finalists will be honored with cash prizes and the opportunity to present their work at the EMAC 48th Annual Conference in Hamburg, Germany.

Increase the reach of your dissertation –
apply for the 2019 EMAC/Sheth Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition

 

Eligibility

  • Doctoral students who have completed and defended their degrees in 2018 are welcome to apply.
  • Either the advisor or the applicant should be an EMAC member in 2018 or 2019
    (Click here to join EMAC)
  • Doctoral students are eligible for the EMAC / Sheth Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition – whether their dissertations have been published or not. In other words, publication is not necessary, but also does not represent a disadvantage to any entrant.
  • No individual can apply for the award more than once or submit more than one topic for consideration.

 

The selection committee’s decision is final, and entrants have no legal recourse.

 

Selection
Submissions will be judged based on a defined set of criteria:

  • Is it interesting?
  • What is the contribution over and above existing literature?
  • What is the significance of the managerial contribution?
  • How valid are the research conclusions?

 

The selection committee will be comprised of the EMAC VP Publications (Chair), EMAC VP Global Relations, EMAC VP Corporate Relationships. In case a committee member has a conflict of interest with a submission, s/he will not be involved in evaluating that submission or will be replaced by a Senior Editor of IJRM.

The selection committee chair and the VP Corporate Relationships will select two external review¬ers for each submission, unless they judge the summary to be inappropriate or of insufficient quality. Based on the out¬side reviews and a subsequent evaluation by the entire selection committee, three finalists will be selected to present their summaries to the committee at the EMAC 48th Annual Conference in Hamburg. The committee will then select the first, second and third place winners, and their names will be announced at the conference.

 

Award

In order to be considered for the awards, the three finalists must present their research at the EMAC 48th Annual Conference in Hamburg, Germany. They will be honored with a certificate a cash prize (1st place: EUR 5,000; 2nd place: EUR 3,000; 3rd place: EUR 1,000).

 

To Enter

Please submit the following (all materials must be in English):

  1. A single, coherent summary derived from your dissertation, following IJRM style (no more than 20 double-spaced pages, including all figures, tables, and references).
    The summary should NOT be an overview of your entire dissertation but only on the main research project. In addition, please provide enough details so that external examiners can determine the technical merit and potential impact of your work.
  2. An abstract as a separate document
    (no more than 2 pages).
  3. An optional technical appendix, if desired, explaining your methodology
    (no more than 10 pages).
  4. If relevant, a table of the papers of your dissertation with the names of the coauthors and, if already published, names of the journal(s) in which published
    (no more than 1 page).

 

The total length of your submission (not including the abstract & table of papers) should not exceed 30 pages. Shorter submissions are welcome.

No author information should be mentioned on the summary or on the separated abstract, as they will be DOUBLE-BLIND reviewed. If these documents contain any information identifying you or your co-author(s), your submission will be removed from further consideration.

To consider your submission, we must receive all application materials by

January 16, 2019 15:00 CET Time.

PLEASE START YOUR AWARD SUBMISSION HERE

 

Finalists will be notified in April 2019.

If you have questions on submitting your entry, please contact:

Anne-Laure Marteaux
EMAC Executive Secretary
Phone: +32 2 226 66 67
E-mail: anne-laure.marteaux@eiasm.be

News / What’s coming up?

 

Nine (9) Finalists for the 2018 IJRM Best Article Award

This is award is given to the best paper published in IJRM in 2018. The winning paper is chosen by members of the IJRM Editorial board in two rounds of voting.

  • Optimizing service failure and damage control. Daniel Halbheer, Dennis L. Gärtner, Eitan Gerstner, Oded Koenigsberg. Pages 100-115
  • Endogeneity in survey research. Jon Bingen Sande, Mrinal Ghosh. Pages 185-204
  • Save or (over-)spend? The impact of hard-discounter shopping on consumers' grocery outlay. Els Gijsbrechts, Katia Campo, Mark Vroegrijk. Pages 270-288
  • Temporal myopia in sustainable behavior under uncertainty. Arianne J. van der Wal, Femke van Horen, Amir Grinstein. Pages 378-393
  • New product success in the consumer packaged goods industry: A shopper marketing approach. Lien Lamey, Barbara Deleersnyder, Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp, Marnik G. Dekimpe. Pages 432-452 
  • Extracting brand information from social networks: Integrating image, text, and social tagging data. Jan Klostermann, Anja Plumeyer, Daniel Böger, Reinhold Decker. Pages 538-556 
  • Brand crises in the digital age: The short- and long-term effects of social media firestorms on consumers and brands. Nele Hansen, Ann-Kristin Kupfer, Thorsten Hennig-Thurau. Pages 557-574
  • On the monetary impact of fashion design piracy. Gil Appel, Barak Libai, Eitan Muller. Pages 591-610
  •  Providing health checks as incentives to retain blood donors — Evidence from two field experiments. Sigrun Leipnitz, Martha de Vries, Michel Clement, Nina Mazar. Pages 628-640

Ten (10) finalists for the 2019 Jan Benedict Steenkamp Award for Long-Term Impact

(This award is given annually to papers published in IJRM that are judged to have made a long-term impact on the field of marketing. Eligible papers were published 10-15 years prior to the year the award is being given. For this year, these are papers from 2004-2009 inclusive. Winner will be chosen by a committee with the use of the following criteria: (1) the votes the paper received from the IJRM Editorial Board (resulting from two rounds of voting), (2) the paper’s ISI and Google Scholar citations, and (3) the paper’s quality, as assessed by the award committee’s in-depth reading.)

 

  • Organizational culture, market orientation, innovativeness, and firm performance: an international research odyssey. Rohit Deshpandé, John U Farley. Vol 21, Issue 1, Pages 3–22
  • Corporate social responsibility and consumers' attributions and brand evaluations in a product–harm crisis. Jill Klein, Niraj Dawar. Vol 21, Issue 3, Pages 203–217
  • Tradeoffs in marketing exploitation and exploration strategies: The overlooked role of market orientation. Kyriakos Kyriakopoulos, Christine Moorman.  Vol 21, Issue 3, Pages 219–240
  • Antecedents and purchase consequences of customer participation in small group brand communities. Richard P. Bagozzi, Utpal M. Dholakia. Vol 23, Issue 1, Pages 45-61
  • Multichannel customer management: Understanding the research-shopper phenomenon. Peter C. Verhoef, Scott A. Neslin, Björn Vroomen. Vol 24, Issue 2, Pages 129–148
  • The NPV of bad news. Jacob Goldenberg, Barak Libai, Sarit Moldovan, Eitan Muller. Vol 24, Issue 3, Pages 186–200.
  • Reaping relational rewards from corporate social responsibility: The role of competitive positioning. Shuili Du, C.B. Bhattacharya, Sankar Sen. Vol 24, Issue 3, Pages 224-241
  • Measuring the impact of positive and negative word of mouth on brand purchase probability. Robert East, Kathy Hammond, Wendy Lomax. Vol 25, Issue 3, Pages 215–224
  • Linking marketing capabilities with profit growth. Neil A. Morgan, Rebecca J. Slotegraaf, Douglas W. Vorhies. Vol 26, Issue 4, Pages 284-293.
  • An empirical comparison of the efficacy of covariance-based and variance-based SEM. Werner Reinartz, Michael Haenlein, Jörg Henseler. Vol 26, Issue 4, Pages 332-344

 

 

 


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