Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration

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Edited By: Vishwanath V. Baba

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Online ISSN: 1936-4490

Best Paper Award Winners

Past Recipients of the CJAS Best Paper Award 1994 – 2004 and 2011 onwards

Title: Disentangling CEO compensation: A simultaneous examination of time, industry, and firm-level effects
Issue: Volume 32, Number 1, March 2015
Authors: Sujit Sur (Carleton University); Michel Magnan (Concordia University); James Cordeiro (SUNY Brockport)

2015 Honourable Mention:
Title: Is “getting started” an effective way for people to overcome the depletion effect?
Issue: Volume 32, Number 1, March 2015
Authors: Darlene Walsh (Concordia University); Antonia Mantonakis (Brock University); Steve Joordens (University of Toronto)

Title:Over the Line: Managers' experience of a labour strike
Issue:Volume 31, Number 3, September 2014
Authors:Austin Scales (Saint Mary’s University); E. Kevin Kelloway (Saint Mary’s University); Lori Francis (Saint Mary’s University)

2014 Honourable Mention:
Title: MNE practice transfer as a process of institutional change
Issue: Volume 31, Number 2, June 2014
Authors: Gwyneth Edwards (Concordia University); Rick Molz (Concordia University)

Title: Rhetorical profiling: Modes of meaning generation in organizational topoi
Issue: Volume 30, Number 4, December 2013
Authors: James Barker (Dalhousie University); Sarah Gilmore (The University of Portsmouth); Clive Gilson (The University of Waikato)

2013 Honourable Mention:
Title: Beyond clusters: How regional geographic signature affects firm value and risk
Issue: Volume 30, Number 2, September 2013
Authors: Geoffrey G. Bell (University of Minnesota Duluth); Saiying Deng (Southern Illinois University)

Title:Impact of network position and knowledge diversity on knowledge creation: The empirical setting of research communities
Issue: Volume 29, Number 4, December 2012
Authors: Chia-shen Chen (National Taiwan University); Chih-Hsing Liu (National Taiwan University)

Title: Virtuous Leaders: Assessing Character Strengths in the Workplace
Issue: Volume 28, Number 3, September 2011
Authors: Balliett Thun (Saint Mary’s University); Kevin Kelloway (Saint Mary’s University)

Title: Changement institutionel, stratégie concurrentielle et performance: le cas de l’industrie des
equipments de telecommunications en Amérique du Nord

Issue: Volume 21, Number 2, June 2004
Authors: Taïeb Hafsi (HEC Montréal); Imad Hatimi (HEC Montréal)

Title: Strategic Management Upside Down: Tracking Strategies at McGill University from 1829 to 1980
Issue: Volume 20, Number 4, December 2003
Authors: Henry Mintzberg (McGill University); Jan Rose (NDP Group, Inc)

Title: Aftermarket Volatility and Underpricing of Canadian Initial Public Offerings
Issue: Volume 19, Number 3, September 2002
Authors: Vijay Jog (Carleton University); Liping Wang (Carleton University)

Title: The Impact of Hospital Amalgamation on the Job Attitudes of Nurses
Issue: Volume 18, Number 3, September 2001
Authors: Marjorie Armstrong-Stassen (University of Windsor); Shelia J. Cameron (University of Windsor);
Janet Mantler (Carleton University); Martha E. Horsburgh (University of Saskatchewan)

Title: A Subnational Analysis of Japanese Direct Investment in Canada
Issue: Volume 17, Number 1, March 2000
Authors: Andrew Delios (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology); Prescott C. Ensign (University
of Western Ontario)

Title: Myths and Realities: An Empirical Study of Banks and the Gender of Small Business Clients
Issue: Volume 16, Number 4, December 1999
Authors: G. H. Haines Jr. (Carleton University); B. J. Orser (Carleton University); L. Riding (Carleton

Title: Coping with Downsizing and Job Loss: Lessons from the Shaughnessy Hospital Closure
Issue: Volume 15, Number 4, December 1998
Authors: Stephen J. Havlovic (Simon Fraser University); France Bouthillette (St. Paul’s Hospital,
Vancouver); Rena van der Wal (Vancouver Hospital)

Title: Psychometric Properties of an Index Measure of Ethnicity in a Bicultural Environment
Issue: Volume 14, Number 1, March 1997
Authors: Michael K. Hui (Concordia University); Chankon Kim (Concordia University); Michel Laroche
(Concordia University); Annamma Joy (Concordia University)

Title: The Relationship between the Work Ethic, Job Attitudes, Intentions to Quit, and Turnover for
Temporary Service Employees

Issue: Volume 13, Number 3, September 1996
Authors: Alan M. Saks (Concordia University); Peter E. Mudrack (Wayne State University); Blake E.
Ashforth (Arizona State University)

Title: La précision de l’évaluation du rendement: Une vérifaction de la théorie de Wherry
Issue: Volume 12, Number 4, December 1995
Authors: Jacques Barrette (University of Ottawa); Robert R. Haccoun (Université de Montréal)

Title: The Corporate use of Debt Substitutes in Canada: A Test of Competing Versions of the Substitution

Issue: Volume 11, Number 2, March 1994
Author: Alfred H. R. Davis (Queen’s University)

Past Verity Award recipients 2006 - 2010:

Title: An Examination of the Usage and Impact of the Upward Influence Tactics by Workers in the
Hospitality Sector of Taiwan: Expanding the Framework of Rao, Schmidt, and Murray (1995)

Issue: Volume 27, Number 4, December 2010
Authors: Che-Jen Su (Fu Jen Catholic University)

Title: Conform or Rebel: When Does keeping to the Rules Enhance Firm Performance?
Issue: Volume 26, Number 2, June 2009
Authors: Alex Eapen (University of Sydney) and Rekha Krishnan (Simon Fraser University)

Title: Taking a Positive Approach to Organizational Downsizing
Issue: Volume 25, Number 2, June 2008
Authors: Marjorie Armstrong-Stassen and Francine Schlosser (University of Windsor)

Title:Unlocking the Careers of Business Professionals Following Job Loss: Sensemaking and Career
Exploration of Older Workers

Issue: Volume 24, Number 1, March 2007
Authors: Jelena Zikic and Julia Richardson (York University)

Title: Integration and differentiation in Institutionally Presecribed Values: An Empirical Investigation in
the Field of Canadian National Sport Organizations

Issue: Volume 23, Number 4, December 2006
Authors: Ali Danisman (Cukorova University), C.R. Hinings (University of Alberta), and Trevor Slack
(University of Alberta)


Title: Modalités de travail à temps plein ou partiel et son influence sur les attitudes et comportements au
travail: L’effet médiateur de la violation du contrat psychologique

Issue: Volume 23, Number 4, December 2006
Authors: Tania Saba (Université de Montréal), Louise Lemire (Université de Québec), and Mathieu
Blouin (Université de Montréal)

Title: Joint Assessment of Optimal Sales Force Sizes and Sales Call Guidelines:
A Management-Oriented Tool

Issue: Volume 22, Number 3, September 2005
Authors: René Y. Darmon (ESSEC Business School, France)

Past Recipients of the Douglas C. Mackay award 2001-2005

Category: Best Interdisciplinary Paper
Title: Research Performance Management in Academe
Issue: Volume 22, Number 4, December 2005
Authors: Linda M. Manning (University of Ottawa); Jacques Barrette (University of Ottawa)

Category: Accountancy
Title: Do Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts Fully Reflect the Information in Accruals?
Issue: Volume 22, Number 4, December 2005
Authors: Anwer S. Ahmed (Texas A & M University); S. M. Khalid Nainar (McMaster University); Jian Zhou
(Binghamton University)

Category: International Business
Title: Efficient Resources, Industry membership, and Shareholder Value Creation:
The Case of International Joint Ventures

Issue: Volume 22, Number 3, September 2005
Author: Hemant Merchant (Simon Fraser University)

Category: International Business
Title: Revisiting shareholder value creation via international joint ventures: Examining interactions among firm-
and context-specific variables

Issue: Volume 21, Number 2, June 2004
Author: Hemant Merchant (Simon Fraser University)

Category: International Entrepreneurship
Title: The Effect of Environmental Turbulence and Leader Characteristics on International Performance: Are
Knowledge-Based Firms Different?

Issue: Volume 21, Number 1, March 2004
Authors: Olli Kuivalainen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); Sanna Sundqvist (Lappeenranta
University of Technology, Finland); Kaisu Puumalainen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); John
W. Cadogan (Loughborough University, UK)

Category: Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
Title: The Stages of Group Development: A retrospective study of Dynamic Team Processes
Issue: Volume 20, Number 2, June 2003
Author: Diane L. Miller (University of Lethbridge)

Category: Finance
Title: Union Raiding Activity and the Value of Canadian Firms: Do Unions Pick Stock Market Winners?
Issue: Volume 20, Number 2, June 2003
Authors: Felice Martinello (Brock University); Robert Hanrahan (Brock University); Joseph Kushner (Brock
University); Isidore Masse (Brock University)

Category: Strategic Management
Title: Cooperative Gain in Vertical Partnerships: A Relational Approach
Issue: Volume 19, Number 2, June 2002
Author: Carole Donada (ESSEC, France)

Category: Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management
Title: The Neglect of Base Rate Data by Human Resources Managers in Employee Selection
Issue: Volume 19, Number 1, March 2002
Author: Glen Whyte (University of Toronto); Christina Sue-Chan (University of Toronto)

Category: Finance
Title: Securities Regulation Reform and the Decline of Rights Offerings
Issue: Volume 18, Number 2, June 2001
Author: Nancy D. Ursel (University of Windsor); David J. Trepanier (University of M