2016 BRIA Best Paper Award


The AAA Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section is pleased to announce its 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award competition. The purpose of this competition is to recognize outstanding dissertation research in a behavioral/organizations topic. The assessment of what constitutes an outstanding contribution to behavioral/organizational accounting research will be based on, but not limited to, the following criteria:

  • relevance and originality of the research question
  • development of a theoretical framework; appropriateness of the research method and analysis
  • quality of writing
  • potential for publication in a scholarly journal
  • potential for the results to have practical implications for accounting practitioners and organizations

An entry may be nominated by either the author of the dissertation or by one or more members of the author's dissertation committee. The author must be a member of the ABO Section at the time of entry. The entry may not be simultaneously submitted to dissertation competitions sponsored by other sections of the American Accounting Association. All entries must include a letter from the dissertation chairperson stating that the dissertation has been completed and accepted by the degree-granting institution during the calendar year 2015.

A working paper from the dissertation that meets the criteria for papers submitted to Behavioral Research in Accounting (refer to the latest issue for requirements related to length and other matters) and the related experimental or survey instrument should be sent to the Chair of the Award Committee. All entries must be received by June 10, 2016. The award recipient will be notified by August 1, 2016.

Please send all materials in electronic form to: D. Jordan Lowe, Jordan.Lowe@asu.edu

The AAA/ABO Section Dissertation Award carries with it a $1,000 cash award for the recipient as well as a plaque honoring the recipient. The award recipient will be announced during lunch at the ABO Section Annual Research Conference in October 2016. The award recipient will also be invited to present his/her work at the ABO Research Conference.

   

2014 - (tie) Kerry Humphreys and Scott Asay

2013 - Brian J. White

2012 - Justin Leiby

2011 - Jonathan Grenier

2010 - Jason Brown

2009 - Nicholas Seybert

2008 - Shana Clor-Proell

2007 - David Piercey

2006 - Joshua Herbold

2005 - Arianna Pinello

2004 - Brooke Elliott

2003 - Kimberly Sawers

2002 - Lisa Sedor

2001 - Wendy Bailey

2000 - Jennifer Joe

1999 - John A. Barrick

1998 - Linda Thorne

1997 - Jay C. Thibodeau

1995 - Sandra C. Vera-Munoz

1994 - Keith R. Duncan

1993 - S. Jane Kennedy

   

The Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA) Best Paper Award has been established by the ABO Section Publications Committee to recognize annually a paper published in BRIA with the greatest impact or potential impact on behavioral and/or organizational research in accounting. Nominations for the award will be accepted from members of the ABO section. Self-nominations are encouraged.

The winning paper will be selected by the Publications Committee of the ABO section. The author(s) of the winning paper will be awarded $1,000, presented at the ABO Research Conference in October 2016. All papers appearing in print in BRIA in the three years preceding the beginning of the nomination year are eligible. For 2016, papers appearing in print in BRIA in volumes 25 (2013), 26 (2014) and 27 (2015) are eligible. Nominations should include a brief statement (no more than 2-3 paragraphs) explaining why the paper should be considered for the award.

For your convenience, here are links to each volume’s issues on the AAA Digital Library:

Volume 27 (2015)

Volume 26 (2014)

Volume 25 (2013)

Nominations must be received by Kathryn Kadous by email at kathryn.kadous@emory.edu by June 10, 2016.

      

Award Recipients

2020 

Joseph F. Brazel
Christine Gimbar
Eldar M. Maksymov
Tammie J. Schaefer

2019 

Steve Perreault
James Wainberg

2018 

Roland F. Spekle’
Hilco J. van Elten
Sally K. Widener

 2017

Nicole P. Ang
Ken T. Trotman

2016

Jeffrey R. Cohen
Lori Holder-Webb
Valentina L. Zamora

2015

Marietta Peytcheva
Arnold Wright
Barbara Majoor

2014 

Douglas F. Prawitt
Nathan Y. Sharp
David A. Woods

2013 

Terrence Pitre

2012 

Robert Pinsker

2011 

Robert Pinsker
Robin Pennington
Jennifer Schafer
Khim Kelly

2010 

Wray Bradley

Letter from the President

Dear Members of the Accounting Behavior and Organizations Section,

Our conference in San Antonio was smaller than usual given the unique circumstances, but all the more personal and engaging. Scott Asay did a commendable job leading the ABO through a year full of uncertainties, while Scott Emmett and Steph Grant put in a herculean effort to provide our section with an unmatched in-person experience. Thank you to the entire executive committee for overseeing our section’s health and operations amidst unprecedented times.
 

Looking forward, I am excited to continue supporting our mission of encouraging excellence in research and education at the intersection of accounting and behavioral and organizational sciences. Behavioral Research in Accounting, our section’s journal...

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The 2021 Accounting Behavior and Organizations (ABO) Section Research Conference took place in San Antonio, TX last week from October 7-9. With COVID safety protocols in place, the meeting was a great success and paves the way for future engaging and successful AAA conferences! We are excited to be back together once again. As you attend future AAA in-person meetings, continue the connections by posting to #AAAbacktogether.

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