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Update: 2017-31

September 18, 2017

News from the PhD Office

Sara Hajmohammad (PhD Grad) and Stephan Vachon won the 2016 Harold E. Fearon Best Conceptual Paper Award for the Journal of Supply Chain Management (impact factor: 5.789), for their paper, “Mitigation, Avoidance, or Acceptance? Managing Supplier Sustainability Risk”. The award was presented at the 2017 Academy of Management annual meeting recently held in Atlanta, GA. This research is based on Sara’s thesis work, and is a great example of the quality of research that comes out of the PhD program at Ivey. Congratulations Sara and Stephan!


Flammer, C., Hong, B., Minor, D., 2017, Second Prize 2017 Investment for Impact Research Prize, Corporate Governance and the Rise of Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility Criteria in Executive Compensation: Antecedents and Outcomes, UC Berkeley Haas.

Odegaard, F., Maclean, K., 2017, Finalists in the Dynamic Pricing Challenge, Annual INFORMS Revenue Management Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Persson, M.E., 2017, Barbara D. Merino Award for Excellence in Accounting History Publication, A. C. Littleton’s Final Thoughts on Accounting: A Collection of Unpublished Essays. London: Emerald Group Publishing.

Stallkamp, M. (PhD Candidate), 2017, AIB Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business (AIB), Dubai, UAE.

Funding Opportunities

Western Strategic Support for Tri-Agency Success

Funded by the Office of the Vice-President (Research), the Western Strategic Support (WSS) program offers different levels of funding opportunities identified as Seed, Open, Bridge and Accelerator grants (depending on program). These grants are targeted to all researchers who are pursuing CIHR, SSHRC, and/or NSERC-related research. The intent of these grants is to offer critical, one-time funding to support an individual investigator’s research activities for the subsequent development of strong, competitive submissions to Tri-Agency grant competitions (CIHR, NSERC and/or SSHRC).

RD&S Contact: Elizabeth Russell-Minda, ext. 88701

Note: Some of these programs require Ivey matching funds. Please let Shelley or Kathy know if you intend to apply, and we can assist with the process.

Western Strategic Support for NSERC Success (Seed, Bridge and Accelerator grants) AND
Western Strategic Support for SSHRC Success (Seed and Open grants)

Deadlines:  Ivey: November 1/17
RDS: November 15/17
Presentations:  November/December 2017

Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success (Seed, Bridge and Accelerator grants)

Deadlines:  Ivey: November 17/17
RDS: December 1/17
Presentations:  January 2018

Research in Organizations Program (RiO) – Deadline this week

The objective of the RiO program is to support empirical studies conducted in organizational settings in which scholars collaborate with managers to address a problem important to both the theory and practice of strategic management. The grants are intended to encourage strategy researchers to engage more closely with the strategic decision-makers and strategy developers in different types of organizations. Thus, all proposals are required to formally include an organization that will serve as the primary research site and subject of study.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please let Shelley Bellyou or Kathy Laid know immediately so they can touch base with RDS regarding the overhead restriction.

Applicants:  Full-time faculty member or post-doctoral researcher
Must be a current member of the Strategic Management Society
Amount:  $25,000 USD
Deadline:  Ivey: September 22 (including ROLA)
Sponsor: October 1 (note this falls on a Sunday)

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