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Monday, February 19, 2018


80th Annual Meeting of the VHB

May 23-25, 2017

Magdeburg, Germany

Best Paper Award

2016 Igor Goncharov (Lancaster University) / Martin Jacob (WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management: Why Do Countries Mandate Accrual Accounting for Tax Purposes?, Journal of Accounting Research, 52 (2014)
2015 KLaus M. Schmidt (LMU München) / Martin Spann (LMU München) / Robert Zeithammer (UC Los Angeles, USA): Pay What You Want as a Marketing Strategy in Monopolistic and Competitive Markets Management Science, online 2014
2014 Albrecht Enders (IMD Lausanne) / Andreas König (Universität Passau): CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities, Administrative Science Quarterly, 2013 [Article written with Wolf-Christian Gerstner(McKinsey&Company) and Donald C. Hambrick (Pennsylvania State University)]
2014 Elke Schüßler (FU Berlin) / Charles-Clemens Rühling (Grenoble Ecole de Management) / Bettina Wittneben (University of Oxford): On Melting Summits: The Limitations of Field configuring Events as Catalysts of Change in Transnational Climate policy, Academy of management Journal, online 2013
2013 Karl Inderfurth (Universität Magdeburg) / Rainer Kleber (Universität Magdeburg): An Advanced Heuristic for Multiple-Option Spare Parts Procurement after End-of-Production, Production and Operations Management (POMS), 2012, 1-17.
2012 Jan Thomas Martini (Universität Bielefeld) / Rainer Niemann (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz) / Dirk Simons (Universität Mannheim): Transfer pricing or formula apportionment?: Tax-induced distortions of multinationals’ investment and production decisions, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2011.
2011 Marc Fischer (Universität zu Köln) / Franziska Völckner (Universität zu Köln) / Henrik Sattler (Universität Hamburg):<br />How Important Are Brands? A Cross-Category, Cross-Country Study,<br />Journal of Marketing Research, 2010, Vol. 47, 823-839.
2010 Nikolaus Franke (WU Wien) / Martin Schreier (WU Wien) / Ulrike Kaiser (WU Wien): The “I designed it myself” effect in mass customization, Management Science, 2010, Vol. 56, 125-140.
2010 Thomas Hutzschenreuter (WHU Vallendar) / Florian Gröne (WHU Vallendar): Product and geographic scope changes of multinational enterprises in response to international competition, Journal of International Business Studies, 2009, Vol. 40, 1149-1170.
2009 Markus Wübben (TU München) / Florian von Wangenheim (TU München): Instant Customer Base Analysis: Managerial Heuristics Often 'Get It Right', Journal of Marketing, 2008, Vol. 72, 82 – 93.
2009 Martin Natter (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) / Andreas Mild (WU Wien) / Alfred Taudes (WU Wien) / Udo Wagner (Universität Wien): Planning New Tariffs at tele.ring: The Application and Impact of an Integrated Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning Tool, Marketing Science, 2008, Vol. 27, 600 – 609.
2008 Jörg Budde (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn): Performance Measure Congruity and the Balanced Scorecard, Journal of Accounting Research, 2007, Vol. 45, 515-539.
2007 Indre Maurer (Universität zu Köln) / Mark Ebers (Universität zu Köln): Dynamics of Social Capital and their Performance Implications: Lessons from Biotechnology Start-ups, Administrative Science Quarterly, 2006, Vol. 51, 262-292.
2007 Skiera, Bernd (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) / Anja Lambrecht (Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles): Paying too much and being happy about it: Existance, causes and consequences of tariff-choice biases, Journal of Marketing Research, 2006, Vol. 18, 212-23.
2006 René Algesheimer (Universität Zürich) / Utpal M. Dholakia (Rice University, Houston) / Andreas Herrmann (Universität St. Gallen): The Social Influence of Brand Community: Evidence From European Car Clubs, Journal of Marketing, 2005, Vol. 69, 19-34.
2006 Nikolaus Beck (Universität Erfurt) / Peter Walgenbach (Universität Erfurf):<br />Technical Efficiency or Adaptation to Institutionalized Expectations?: The adoption of ISO 9000 standards in the German mechanical engineering industry,<br />Organization Studies, 2005, Vol. 26, 841-866.
2005 Markus Junker (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) / Alex Szimayer (University of Western Australia, Crawley) / Niklas Wagner (TU München): Non-linear Term Structure Dependence: Copula Functions, Empirics, and Risk Implications, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2005 (online), 2006, Vol. 30, 1171-1199.



Best Paper Award (Young Talent)
2004 Rainer Niemann (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen):<br />Tax Rate Uncertainty, Investment Decisions, and Tax Neutrality,<br />International Tax and Public Finance, 2004, Vol. 11, 265-281.
2003 Gabriela Mayer (TU Darmstadt) / Bernd Wagner (TU Darmstadt):<br />HubLocator: an exact solution method for the multiple allocation hub location problem,<br />Computers & Operations Research, 2002, Vol. 29, 715-739.
2003 Dirk Sliwka (Universität zu Köln):<br />On the use of nonfinancial performance measures in management compensation,<br />Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2002, Vol. 3, 487-511.
2003 Luzi Hail (University of Pennsylvania):<br />The Impact of Voluntary Corporate Disclosures on the Ex ante Cost of Capital for Swiss Firms,<br />European Accounting Review, 2002, Vol. 11, 741-773.
2002 Caren Sureth (Universität Bielefeld):<br />Partially irreversible investment decisions and taxation under uncertainty - A real option approach,<br />German Economic Review, 2002, Vol. 3, 185-221.
2002 Herbert Meyr (Universität Augsburg):<br />Simultaneous lotsizing and Scheduling by combining local search with dual reoptimization,<br />European Journal of Operational Research, 2000, Vol 120, 311-326.
2002 Christian Leuz (University of Pennsylvania):<br />The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure,<br />Journal of Accounting Research, 2000, Vol. 38, 91-124.
2001 Erik Theissen (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn):<br />Market Structure, Informational Effeciency and Liquidity: An Experimental Comparison of Auction and Dealer Markets,<br />Journal of Financial Markets, 2000, Vol. 3, 333-363.
2001 Arno Sprecher (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel):<br />Scheduling Resource-Constrained Projects Competitively at Modest Memory Requirements,<br />Management Science, 2000, Vol. 46, 710-723.
2001 Stefan Wielenberg (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg):<br />Negotiated Transfer Pricing, Specific Investment, and Optimal Capacity Choice,<br />Review of Accounting Studies, 2000, Vol. 5, 197-216.



Best Paper Award (Sections)
2000 Alexander Kempf (Universität zu Köln):<br />Short Selling, Unwinding, and Mispricing,<br />Journal of Futures Markets, 1998, Vol. 18, 903-923. Ba-FI
2000 Michael Müller-Camen (Universität Innsbruck):<br />Unitarism, Pluralism, and Human Resource Management in Germany,<br />Management International Review, 1999, Vol. 3, 125-144. INT
2000 Manfred Krafft (WHU Vallendar):<br />An Empirical Investigation of the Antecedents of Sales Force Control Systems,<br />Journal of Marketing, 1999, Vol. 63, 120-134. MARK
2000 Andreas Kleine (Universität des Saarlandes):<br />Decisions with uncertain alternatives,<br />OR Spektrum, 1999, Vol. 21, 315-329. OR
2000 Sybille Sachs (Universität Zürich):<br />Multilevel Strategic Management: An Evolutionary Framework,<br />The Current State of Business Disciplines, 2000, Vol. 4, 1525 - 1542. ORG
2000 Christian Grund (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn):<br />Stigma Effects of Layoffs? Evidence from German Micro-Data,<br />Economic Letters, 1999, Vol. 64, 241-247. PERS
2000 Armin Scholl (TU Darmstadt) / Robert Klein (TU Darmstadt):<br />ULINO: Optimally Balancing U-Shaped JIT Assembly Lines,<br />International Journal of Production Research, 1999, Vol. 37, 721-736. PROD
2000 Jörg Budde (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg):<br />Variance Analysis as an Incentive Device When Payments Are Based on Rank Order,<br />Management Accounting Research, 1999, Vol. 10, 5-19. RECH
2000 Imre Dobos (Universität Bielefeld):<br />Production Strategies under Environmental Constrains in an Arrow-Karlin Model,<br />International Journal of Production Economics, 1999, Vol. 59, 337-340. UMW
2000 Gerhard Schwabe (Universität Koblenz-Landau):<br />Providing for Organizational Memory in Computer Supported Meetings,<br />Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 1999, 151-169. WI
1999 Alois Geyer (WU Wien) / Stefan Pichler (TU Wien):<br />A State-Space Approach to Estimate and Test Multifactor Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Models of the Term Structure,<br />Journal of Financial Research, 1999, Vol. 22, 107-130. BA-FI
1999 Barbara Sporn (WU Wien):<br />Managing University Culture: An Analysis of the Relationship between Institutional Culture an Management Approaches,<br />Higher Education, 1996, Vol. 32, 41-46. HSM
1999 Joachim Wolf (Universität Hohenheim):<br />From "Starworks" to Networks and Heterarchies? Theoretical Rationale and Empirical Evidence of HRM Organization in Large Multinational Corporations,<br />Management International Review, 1997, Vol. 37, 145-169. INT
1999 Bernd Skiera (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel):<br />COSTA: Contribution Optimizing Sales Territory Alignment,<br />Marketing Science, 1998, Vol. 17, 196-213. MARK
1999 Carsten Homburg (Universität Mannheim):<br />Production Planning With Multiple Objectives in Decentralized Organizations,<br />International Journal of Production Economics, 1998, Vol. 56-57, 243-252. OR
1999 Brigitta Wolf (LMU München):<br />Incentive-Compatible Change Managment,<br />The Management of Durable Relations, 2000 ORG
1999 Johannes Steyrer (WU Wien):<br />Charisma and the Archetypes of Leadership,<br />Organization Studies, 1998, Vol. 19, 807-828. PERS
1999 Alf Kimms (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel):<br />Stability Measures for Rolling Schedules with Applications to Capacity Expansion Planning, Master Production Scheduling, and Lot Sizing,<br />International Journal of Management Sciences, 1998, Vol. 26, 355-366. PROD
1999 Christoph Kuhner (LMU München):<br />Maintaining Economic Stability as a Motive for Statutory Accounting Requirements,<br />The European Accounting Review, 1997, Vol. 6, 733-754. RECH
1999 Holger Ernst (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel):<br />Industrial Research as a Source of Important Patents,<br />Research Policy, 1998, Vol. 27, 1-15. TIM
1999 Ralph Horstmann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg) / Ulf J. Timm (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg):<br />Concept and Realization of an Internet-Based Infobroker for Hardware Components,<br />Proceedings of the 11th International Bled Electronic Commerce Conference, 1998, 505-517. WI
1998 Marliese Uhrig-Homburg (Universität Mannheim):<br />An Empirical Examination of the Longstaff-Schwartz Bond Option Valuation Model,<br />Journal of Derivatives, 1996, Vol. 4, 41-54. BA-FI
1998 Martin Glaum (Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)):<br />German Managers Attitudes Towards Anglo-American Accounting: Results from an Empirical Study on Global Accounting Harmonization,<br />The International Journal of Accounting, 1997, Vol. 32, 463-485. INT
1998 Eva Thelen (Universität Innsbruck):<br />What Evokes the Brand or Store? Consumer Research on Accessibility Theory Applied to Modeling Primary Choice,<br />International Journal of Research in Marketing, 1997, Vol. 14, 125-145. MARK
1998 Alf Kimms (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel):<br />Demand Shuffle - A Method for Multilevel Proportional Lot Sizing and Scheduling,<br />Navel Research Logistics, 1997, Vol. 44, 319-340. OR
1998 Andreas Scherer (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg):<br />Pluralism and Incommensurability in Strategic Management and Organization Theory, <br />Organization Contents, 1998, Vol. 5, 149-170. ORG
1998 Rainer Quick (Universität Essen):<br />Capping Auditor Liability: The German Experience,<br />Accounting, Organizations and Society, 1998, Vol. 23, 81-103. RECH
1998 Andreas Oestreicher (Universität Mannheim):<br />Implications of the International Use of Interest Rate Derivates on Taxation,<br />International Tax Journal, 1998, Vol. 3, 12-47. STEU
1998 Michaela Haase (FU Berlin):<br />Pragmatic Idealization and Structuralist Reconstructions of Theories,<br />Journal for General Philosophie of Science, 1996, Vol. 27, 215-234. WISS