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PhD students and faculty nominated for Best Paper and other Division Awards at AOM annual meeting

PhD students and faculty nominated for two Best Paper and other Division Awards at AOM Annual Meetin

Professor Flora Chiang of the Department of Management together with her PhD students, Emmy van Esch and Frank Cai were nominated for Best Paper Awards for two separate manuscripts submitted to this year's Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting in Vancouver in August.

The first paper entitled "The consequences of expectations: A look at possible directions for repatriation research" was co-authored by Professor Chiang and Emmy van Esch and other scholars. The paper was a finalist for the International Management (IM) Division Best Paper Award and was published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting. In addition to the above, the paper was also nominated for the IM Division Best Paper in OB / HRM / OT Award. Emmy van Esch is currently completing her PhD on expatriation under Professor Chiang's supervision at HKBU. 
The second paper entitled "Continuous improvement: The influence of high performance work systems, work climate, and collectivism" was co-authored by Professor Chiang and Frank Cai and other scholars. The paper was a finalist for the Operations Management Division Best Paper Award and was published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting. Additionally, the paper was also nominated for the Chan Hahn Best Paper Award. Upon completion of his PhD under the supervision of Professor Chiang, Frank has recently joined SHU-UTS SILC Business School as an Assistant Professor.

"These prestigious awards are a testament to the quality and hard work of our PhD students. Please join me in congratulating their well-deserved achievements and wishing them continued success in their scholarly work and activities," Professor Chiang commented.




Professor Flora Chiang and PhD Student Emmy van Esch



Professor Flora Chiang
 and Dr. Frank Cai (PhD Graduate in 2014)
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