Thesis Competition

EDAMBA DOCTORAL THESIS COMPETITION

 

Win up to 2.500 € plus support for publication!


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

 

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 online publication in the EDAMBA Journal.


Eligibility


A thesis successfully defended at an EDAMBA member institution in the last academic year (1st September 2018- 31st August 2019).


Selection Criteria


Submissions will be judged on the following criteria:


  • Significant contribution to new knowledge in the area of business studies and management
  • Quality of research design and methodology
  • Relevance to business
  • Quality and understandability of the summary presentation in the paper

To enter the Thesis Competition


1. Fill in the submission form

Click here to download the submission form - SUBMISSION FORM

 

2. Your paper should be written in English and submitted online (PAPERS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLY ONLINE – IN WORD FORMAT)

 

3. You should adhere to the guidelines (see guidelines section) when submitting your paper Compliance to the word limit and format is required to facilitate standardisation of the publication in the EDAMBA Journal. 

A blind 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, 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.


Deadline for submission:  February 20, 2021


Finalists will be notified mid-June 2021


Please read carefully the Submission Guidelines


Link to:  Submission Guidelines


Link to: Submission Form (to be included as last page of your CV)

 

ONLINE SUBMISSION

Contact

If you have any question, please contact:

Nina Payen
EDAMBA Thesis Competition 2021

 
 

 

EDAMBA THESIS COMPETITION 2018

1st Prize
EHRNSTRÖM-FUENTES MARIA, HANKEN SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Paper: Legitimacy in the Pluriverse towards an Expanded View on Corporate-Community Relations in
the Global Forestry Industry
 
2nd Prize
HULTIN LOTTA, STOCKHOLM SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Paper: Go with the Flow: Post-Humanist Accounts Of How Matter Matters In Organizational Change

3rd Prize
GHADERI MOHAMMAD, ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
Paper: Preference Disaggregation: Towards an Integrated Framework

Distinguished papers (listed in alphabetical order)

DAO MAI ANH, UNIVERSITY OF INNSBRUCK
Paper: Creating Value Through Acquisitions – Integrating Strategic, Organizational, and Procedural
Perspectives

QUAMINA LATOYA, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY
Paper: Consumer Perceptions of Corporate Brand Alliances in Crisis: An Investigation of Negative
Spill Over Effects

RIIKKINEN RILANA, AALTO UNIVERSITY
Paper: Taking Sustainability to The Operational Level: Purchasing within the MNC

OMONEDO PRISCILLA, ASTON UNIVERSITY
Paper: Factors that Influence the Successful Adoption of M-Commerce Via Sim-Enabled Devices in a
Developing Country

SKROK LUKASZ, WARSAW SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Paper: The Impact of the Financial Fair Play Regulation on the European Professional Football
Leagues

BRUNI ELENA, UNIVERSITY OF VENICE CA'FOSCARI
Paper: How Novelty is Generated. Cognitive Processes in Organization

HAI SOLANGE, ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
Paper: Walking a Tightrope: Understanding and Managing Tensions in Social Enterprises 
 

 

EDAMBA THESIS COMPETITION 2017


1st Prize
GREWATSCH SYLVIA, AARHUS UNIVERSITY
Strategic Perspectives on Corporate Sustainability: Alternative Views on the Field’s Business Case Predominance

2nd Prize
TAHIR, MUHAMMAD, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY
The Association between Earnings Management and Executive Compensation – Evidence from the FTSE 350 Index of Companies

3rd Prize
MARKOVIC STEFAN, ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
21st-Century Brands: An Innovation Opportunity and an Ethical Challenge

Distinguished papers (ranked in alphabetical order)

TRUNINGER DE ALBUQUERQUE MARGARIDA, ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
Unveiling the Catalysing Power of Emotional Intelligence over General Intelligence and Learning Performance

ALEKSIC DARIJA, UNIVERSITY OF LJUBLJANA
The Negative Aspects of Flow: Examining Relationships between Flow and Unethical Behavior

BAGHERZADEH NIRI MEHDI, ESADE
Governance of Inter-Organizational Collaborations When Engaged in Open Innovation

ILIĆ MIROSLAV, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB
The Impact of International Alternative Funds to the Real Economy

LINDNER THOMAS, VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF ECOCONOMICS & BUSINESS
Financing International Business: Distance, the Cost of Capital, and Financial Structure

MCARAN DANNY, HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL AT UNIVERSITY OF READING
Integrating the Intuitive into User Acceptance of Technology Theory

MOSTEO LETICIA, ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
Executive Coaching: An Exploration of the What, How And Who of Coaching Practices from a Cognitive-Emotional and Cross-Cultural Perspective 
 

 
 
 

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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