EDAMBA Doctoral Thesis Competition Awards 2022

dec 10, 2021

 Win up to 2.500 € plus suport for online publication!

 
A key skill for doctoral candidates is their ability to demonstrate the importance and relevance of their research to peers in their specific stream of research, to scholars who may work in the same departments but do a different type of research and also to more general audiences.


The EUROPEAN DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES ASSOCIATION IN MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EDAMBA) invites submissions for the EDAMBA Doctoral Thesis Competition.

The EDAMBA award recognizes high quality research and the ability of a researcher to convey its relevance and importance to a wide scholarly audience.
EDAMBA focuses on research in business and management and the following criteria:
  • Significant contribution to new knowledge in the area of business studies and management
  • Relevance to Business and Organizations and Society
  • Research that can contribute to achieve sustainable development goals
  • High quality research design and methodology
  • Quality and understandability of the research presentation in a written format
 
 
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The EUROPEAN DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES ASSOCIATION IN MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EDAMBA) invites submissions for the EDAMBA Doctoral Thesis Award 2022.

EDAMBA awards prizes to successful theses in Business Administration and Management every year.

First prize: 2.500 €
Second prize: 1.500 €
Third prize: 750 €
Prizes also include a certificate and support for publication in the EDAMBA Online Journal.
 
Eligibility
A thesis successfully defended at an EDAMBA member institution in the last academic year (1st September 2020– 31st August 2021)
 
Selection Criteria

Submissions will be judged on the following criteria:
  • Significant contribution to new knowledge in the area of business studies and management
  • Contributes to understanding the role of business studies and management in relation to sustainable development goals
  • Quality of research design and methodology
  • Relevance to business
  • Quality and understandability of the summary presentation in the paper
The peer review panel is coordinated by the EDAMBA Secretary General under the overall responsibility of the Executive Committee elected by the EDAMBA General Assembly.
Based on the reviews (double blind review system), 10 finalists will be short-listed. The top three finalists will be awarded the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes and will be invited to present their papers at the EDAMBA Annual Meeting and General Assembly.
 
Submission Guidelines
Your paper should be written in English and submitted online (PAPERS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLY ONLINE – IN WORD FORMAT)

Format & Process

  • NO AUTHOR INFORMATION on any page of the paper, as papers will be double BLIND reviewed. If you submit a paper that contains any information identifying you, the paper shall be removed from the system, and you will be invited to resubmit. It is YOUR responsibility to resubmit again.

  • Your Submisssion should consist of
    o Your paper limited to 5000 words, (everything included: the cover / title page, references and tables and figures). Any paper exceeding the specified limit will not be included in the review process.
    o Letter of support signed by both the mentor / supervisor and head of the institution.
    o Curriculum Vitae of the candidate (Include the submission form as the last page of your CV).

  • Papers must show a clear indication of the purpose of the research, research method, major results, implications and key references.

  • Papers will be evaluated through a double blind-review process and authors will be notified of acceptance / rejection by June 2022.
Correct format for all papers.

Papers should be:
  • Single spaced throughout
  • Times New Roman 12-point font (except for title which should be Times New Roman 14-point font)
  • A4 size page formatting
  • 2.5cm margins on all sides

Content order for the paper:
  • Page 1 (1 page) SHOULD NOT include the author (s) name (s) on the title page or any other part of the paper. Remove any author or institutional identifying information from the properties file on your computer. The title should be followed by an abstract of 100 words or ten lines maximum summarizing the main aim (s) findings and conclusions of your research.
  • Body of the paper including tables, figures, footnotes and technical details if required such as mathematical proof or development.
  • References.

Please make sure to read carefully the submission guidelines before submitting your paper.

Please make sure to adhere to the guidelines as described above when submitting your paper: SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
 
Compliance to the word limit and format is required to facilitate standardisation of the publication in the EDAMBA Journal.

To enter the Thesis Competition
1. Fill in the submission form
Click here to download the submission form - SUBMISSION FORM

2. Submit your paper online (PAPERS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLY ONLINE – IN WORD FORMAT)
 
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Deadline for submission: December 10, 2021

Finalists will be notified mid-June 2022

Contact

If you have any question, please contact:

Nina Payen - email: payen@eiasm.be
EDAMBA Thesis Competition 2022

EDAMBA aims to achieve its mission through the development and implementation of three activity pillars:

  • 1. The Annual Meeting
  • 2. The Summer Research Academy
  • 3. The EDAMBA-EIASM Consortium of Doctoral Supervision


EDAMBA engages in global collaborations across networks
  • 1. European Code of Practice
  • 2. EQUAL
  • 3. AACSB

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