Best Article Awards: Family Business Review

fbr_coverWe are pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2013 Family Business Review Best Article Award and Honorable Mentions. Click here to access this year’s recognized articles (as well as those from previous years), and continue reading below to learn more about the winners.

From the Family Firm Institute’s FFI on Friday newsletter:

The FBR Best Article Award recognizes the best article published in FBR in the previous calendar year. It is given to recognize and celebrate the strongest contribution in FBR, highlighting FBR’s pioneering and anchoring role in the field of family business studies. Winners are judged by a committee of three people from the FBR Editorial Advisory Board.

The awards will be presented at the San Diego conference Gala Dinner at the San Diego Zoo on Friday evening, October 18, 2013.

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s award.

Alex Stewart and Michael Hitt have won the award for their article “Why Can’t a Family Business be More Like a Non-family Business: Modes of professionalization in family firms,” published in the March 2012 issue of Family Business Review.

Alex Stewart is director of the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship at Marquette University. Michael Hitt holds the Joe B. Foster Chair in Business Leadership at Texas A&M University.

Honorable Mentions

Socioemotional Wealth in Family Firms: Theoretical dimensions, assessment approaches and agenda for future research,”published in the September 2012 issue of Family Business Review.

Pascual Berrone is an associate professor of strategic management at IESE Business School in Madrid. Cristina Cruz is a professor of entrepreneurship at Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.

Luis Gomez-Mejia is a professor at the Mays Business School, Texas A&M University.

The Landscape of Family Business Outcomes: A summary and numerical taxonomy of dependent variables,” published in the March 2012 issue of Family Business Review.

Keith Brigham is the director of the Jerry Rawls School of Business at Texas Tech University.

Tom Lumpkin is the Wittig Professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Business.

Ritch Sorenson is Opus chair of family business at the University of St. Thomas.

Andy Yu is assistant professor of management at the University of Wisconson-Whitewater.

About Family Business Review

Family Business Review (FBR) is the first scholarly publication in the world devoted exclusively to exploring the dynamics of family-controlled enterprises of all sizes. FBR is focused not only on the entrepreneurial founding generation, but also on family enterprises in the 2nd and 3rd generations and beyond, including some of the world’s oldest companies. In addition, the journal publishes multidisciplinary research on families of wealth and the family office.

A refereed journal published by SAGE, in 2011 FBR was listed as a top 20 journal in the business category based on its Impact Factor (IF) calculated by Thomson Reuters, as well as designated a “Rising Star” in 2012. Last year the IF was 2.600; currently it is 2.622.

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