Questrom PhD Student Receives Prestigious Academy of Management Research Paper Award

Questrom PhD student Rebecca Karp

Questrom PhD student Rebecca Karp has received The Academy of Management’s 2020 William H. Newman Award for her research paper “Gaining Organizational Adoption: Discovering New Uses for Existing Innovations” submitted to Technology and Innovation Management. Her paper examines how entrepreneurial actors gain organizational adoption of their innovations.

The award recognizes the best annual meeting paper based on a doctoral dissertation completed within the past three years. Each of the Academy’s Divisions & Interest Groups nominates one annual meeting submission for this prestigious award each year, up to three of these nominations may be selected to receive the award.

Third-year PhD student Amisha Miller and recent Questrom PhD recipient Jacqueline Kirtley (Questrom’18), now Assistant Professor of Management at Wharton, were award finalists.

The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars. Worldwide members are professors and PhD students in business schools at universities, academics in related social science and other fields, and practitioners who value knowledge creation and application.

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