Calls for the PTC Awards
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015

Dear AOM members,

The Practice Theme Committee (PTC) of the Academy of Management is proud to announce the call for our two awards which will be awarded at our annual meeting in Vancouver in August, 2015: The PTC PRACTICE IMPACT AWARD and the PTC RESEARCH CENTER IMPACT AWARD.

Please find below full nomination details and information for each of the awards. Please note that sending mere individual or organizational names does not constitute a nomination, therefore please supply all necessary information to nominate. The awards include a PTC Award Plaque and will be presented during the PTC Welcome and Awards Ceremony at the AOM Annual Meeting in Vancouver in August 2015.

Best regards,

Kuo Frank Yu, Tyrone Pitsis, and Christof Backhaus
on behalf of the PTC Impact Awards Committee



The PRACTICE THEME COMMITTEE of the
ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT
proudly announces the

PRACTICE IMPACT AWARD (PIA)


The AOM Practice Impact Award is a prestigious and highly valued award that seeks to recognize and celebrate an outstanding scholar for her or his contribution to research and theory in practice based studies and overall impact on managerial and organizational practices. The nominee should have a track record of quality publications in academic journals and books, and preferably recognized practitioner relevant journals as well as other outlets that demonstrate impact at a wider level (government reports, OECD reports, etc.).

2015 SELECTION COMMITTEE
- Professor Denise Rousseau, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
- Professor Karlene Roberts, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
- Professor Thomas Cummings, Marshall School of Business, USC
- Professor David Woisetschläger, Technische Universität Braunschweig
- Dr Tyrone Pitsis, Newcastle University Business School
- Professor Christof Backhaus, Newcastle University Business School


2015 NOMINATION PROCESS
Who is eligible to nominate?
Any member of the Academy of Management may nominate candidates.


Who can be nominated?
Any scholar with a proven track record of advancing theory, research and practice from a practice based studies approach can be nominated.


How long is the period for nominations?
The nomination period opens February 11th and closes April 1st , 2015 eastern standard time.
Award recipients will be contacted via email on May 15th, 2015.


How to submit a nomination?
Please send your nomination with the following as a minimum requirement: A cover letter detailing the accomplishments of the individual relevant to the scope of this award (of no more than 2 pages) and the nominee’s CV (max of 6 pages), as well as at least one but no more than three letters of support detailing why this recipient is a worthy recipient of the award (no more than 2 pages) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please use the following subject line: PIA 2015_[Name of nominee], e.g. PIA 2015_John B. Anacademic. Self-nominations that fulfil all requirements are also welcome.


The PRACTICE THEME COMMITTEE of the
ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT
proudly announces

RESEARCH CENTER IMPACT AWARD (RCIA)

The PTC Research Center Impact Award aims to recognize the contribution that research centers make to the practice of management in the public, private, and/or third sectors. Research Centers must specifically demonstrate how knowledge gained through the research and programs conducted by the centers have made an impact to management practice. The PTC Research Centre Impact Award is designed to promote the AOM’s strategic intent of professional impact. The awards seeks to recognize and celebrate an outstanding research project or programme of research conducted either independently or in collaboration with industry that has had a major and demonstrable impact on management practice or has made a significant difference to the recipients of the research (be it in private, government, non-government and third sectors). Previous recipients of the PTC Research Center Impact Award have been theCenter for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California and the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at The University of Michigan.

2015 SELECTION COMMITTEE
- Professor Edward Lawler III, Marshall School of Business, USC
- Professor Robert E. Quinn, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
- Tim Cummins, CEO IACCM
- Professor Christian Brock, University of Rostock
- Dr Tyrone Pitsis, Newcastle University Business School
- Professor Christof Backhaus, Newcastle University Business School

2015 NOMINATION PROCESS
Who is eligible to nominate?
Any member of the Academy of Management may nominate candidates.

How long is the period for nominations?
The nomination period opens February 10th and closes April 15th, 2015 eastern standard time.
Award recipients will be contacted via email on May 15th, 2015.

How to submit a nomination?
If you wish to nominate a research center, please forward this email on to the director of the research center (or equivalent) that you wish to nominate, and cc the Chair of the Awards Committee of the Practice Theme Committee, Christof Backhaus, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., who will provide a nomination form template and further details. The form may then be filled out by the director of the research center, detailing information on (1) the project/programme of work to which the nomination refers, (2) a list of organisations/groups that have collaborated or contributed to the project/programme of work to which the nomination refers, and (3) a statement detailing why this center is a worthy recipient of the award. In addition, any other information that will assist in the evaluation of the project/programme can be included as well (e.g., supporting letters from beneficiaries).


The DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AND PRACTICE THEME COMMITTEES of the
ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT

D&ITC BEST PRACTICE IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AWARD

Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee (D&ITC) (established September 1, 2010) is charged to (1) cultivate and advocate ethical behavior in all aspects of our work; (2) provide a dynamic and supportive community for all of our members, embracing the full diversity of our backgrounds and experiences; (3) respect each of our members' voices and seek to amplify their ideas (http://group.aomonline.org/ditc/).

The Diversity & Inclusion Theme Committee (D&ITC) and the Practice Theme Committee (PTC) of the Academy of Management are calling for nominations for the D&ITC Best Practice in Diversity and Inclusion Award. The D&ITC award aims to recognize exemplary diversity and inclusion best practices that have achieved, or are currently achieving, notable impact on diversity and inclusion in practice, teaching, or research. Nominees must specifically demonstrate how the practices, programs, teaching, or research conducted by the division, interest group, or committee have made notable impacts on advancing diversity and inclusion. Collaborative practices between or among groups that foster diversity and inclusion can illustrate best practices effectively; however, groups may not apply jointly. Rather, a single group, ideally the group that leads and assumes most duties and efforts should be the one nominated on behalf of the joint efforts.

2015 NOMINATION FORM D&ITC BEST PRACTICE IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AWARD
(please type in your responses)
1.  Name of committee, interest group or division:
2.  Website(s) (if any):

THE NOMINATOR OF THE COMMITTEE, INTEREST GROUP OR DIVISION (THIS SHOULD BE THE PERSON FILLING OUT THIS FORM)

3.  Full name and Title(s)
4.  Position(s) within the University or Organizations:
5.  Email address:
6.  Telephone number (A preferred contact number):

DETAILS OF THE SUBMISSION:

7.  Brief description of the practices, programs, teaching, or research to improve member diversity and inclusion to which this nomination refers (no more than 350 words.
8.  Why do the group’s specific practices, programs, teaching or research to improve member diversity and inclusion deserve to win this award? Please explain how the practices, programs, teaching or research have improved member diversity and inclusion in the committee, interest group or division and/or the AOM as a whole. Please provide appropriate evidence to support your nomination (e.g., satisfaction data, increasing diversity in membership, etc.)
9.  Please offer any additional information that will assist in the evaluation of your practices, programs, teaching or research to improve member diversity and inclusion. One is welcome to provide additional information that demonstrates the group’s visions of and impacts on diversity and inclusion: leadership, follow ship, services, community outreach, strategic change process and outcome, members’ accomplishments, newsletters, meeting minutes, on-line forum discussion, awards and award processes, collaborations with internal and external stakeholders of the Academy of Management (AOM), etc.
10.  Please submit no more than 10 pages of documentation to support your nomination.
11.  Please complete the form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 15th, 2015 eastern standard time.