Robert J. Litschert Award

The STR Division gives the award annually in honor of the late Robert Litschert. To be eligible, papers must be authored by students only. Papers with one or more non-student co-authors are not considered. Doctoral students should note their paper’s eligibility for the 2013 award during the submission process.


2019
Haram Seo (U. of Minnesota): "Corporate Philanthropy as a Strategic Tool for Advocacy."

2018
Sina Khoshsokhan (Boston University): “When the Walls Come Down: Innovation in Diagnostics After the Invalidation of Gene Patents ”

2017
Andrew Boysen (U. Pennsylvania): “Where Have All the Disruptions Gone? Co-adoption of Partially Substituting Technologies”

2016
Andy Wu (U.of Pennsylvania): “Organizational Decision-Making and Information: Angel Investments by Venture Capital Partners”


2015

Timothy Gubler (Washington U. in St. Louis): “Social Affiliations and Performance of Experts in Organizations”


2014

Yuchen Zhang (U. of Colorado, Boulder): “How Vertical Integration Affects Firm Innovation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence.”


2013

Seth Carnahan (U. of Maryland): “New Firm Creation Following Dissolution of Rival Organizations”


2012

Philipp Meyer-Doyle (U. of Pennsylvania): “How Do Firms Become Good Acquirers? Managerial Learning and the Acquisition Capability of Firms”


2011

Natalia Vuori & Timo Vuori (Aalto U.): “Mind the Way You Reflect: Causal Knowledge in Organizational Learning”


2010

Majid Abdi (York U.): “Internationalization and Performance: Degree, Duration, and Scale of Operation”


2009

Goce Andrevski (University of Kentucky): Competitive Strategy and Alliance Network Formation: Understanding the Origins of Network Positions.


2008

Hans Frankort (U. of Maastricht): “Structural Holes, Technological Resources, and Innovation: A Study of an Interfirm R&D Network.”