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PhD Student Wins Chinese Management Dissertation Award


A research proposal by one of the School’s PhD students, Yonghong (Tracy) Liu, has been selected by the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) as the first prize winner of the 2014 IACMR Li Ning Dissertation Proposal Grant.

Liu, who has been working under Chet Schriesheim, University Distinguished Professor of management at the School, for the past four years, will receive around $1,500 from the Li Ning Foundation and an award certificate from IACMR. Liu will be recognized during the organization’s 2014 Beijing Conference in June.

The Li Ning Dissertation Grant, sponsored by Li Ning Company, was established to encourage doctoral students to conduct the dissertation research that borrows existing theories, with appropriate contextualization, to analyze Chinese management phenomena, as well as develops context-specific theories to explain unique Chinese management phenomena.

IACMR is an academic organization that serves scholars, students, managers, and consultants who are interested in advancing their knowledge about organizational management in the Chinese context. The primary goal of the association is to promote organization and management research in such a context. IACMR has been recognized as the most authoritative, world-class academic research organization in the area of Chinese management.

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