Each year during the Annual Meeting, the Academy of Management recognizes authors of journal articles that were published in the previous year in each of the Academy's six journals. The selection process for the award committee for each journal is determined by the individual journal. In general, articles selected:
Editors create a separate advisory committee to determine and select the article(s) from the prior year as the "Best Article."
AMJ Best Article Award Committee: Marc Gruber, Zeki Simsek, Wendy Smith, Oliver Alexy, Benjamin Campbell, Michael Frese, Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Keith Hmieleski, Reddi Kotha, Brent Scott, Riki Takuechi, and Laszlo Tihanyi
The mission of the Academy of Management Journal is to publish empirical research that tests, extends, or builds management theory and contributes to management practice. The AMJ Best Article Award embodies this mission by recognizing outstanding articles that make strong empirical and theoretical contributions and highlight the significance of those contributions to the management field.
Note: This article was accepted for publication during the term of AMJ’s previous Editor-in-Chief, Gerard George.