HCM Division Best Paper

This award is given to the paper judged to be the Best Paper submitted to the HCM program of the annual Academy of Management meeting. The award is sponsored by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and comes with a certificate of recognition and cash award from ACHE, and an award plaque from the Division. Based on the numerical ratings given to all submissions by the program reviewers, the top 10 percent of the papers are automatically considered for this award. A committee headed by the Program Chair and comprised of selected members of the Executive Committee and the previous year's winner of the award (first author), selects the winner.

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Award Winners:

2023 Co Winners: 

Yuna Lee, Robery Litchfield, Lucy L. Gilson, “The Harmony of Creativity and Standardization in High-Stakes Work: Lessons from the Bedside in ICUs”


Eitan Naveh, Noa Nissinboim, Ryan Leib,Jessica Cleveland, Partha Das, David Frank, Craig Bunnell, Sara Singer, “Workload and Errors: Utilizing Data Collected Through Sensors in an Outpatient Cancer Facility”

2022 Karla Sayegh, "Making Peace in Healthcare: How Novices Can Help Resolve Disputes Between Experts"
2021: Clayton Thomas, Scott Feyereisen, William McConnell, and Neeraj Puro. "Nursing Autonomy and Covid-19: A Temporal Theory of How Challengers Make Gains In Unsettled Times
2020: Amber La Forgia. "The Impact of Acquisitions on Clinical Decisions: Evidence from PPMCs"
2019: Jonathan Clark, Maike Vanessa Tietschert, Michaela Kerrissey, and Mark Friedberg. “A Mixed Methods Investigation of Factors Influencing Patient Perceptions of Integrated Care”
2018:   Ryan Cooper. "Task Assignment and Cost Control in Primary Medical Care"


Yuna Lee, Paul Cleary, and Ingrid Nembhard. "Fostering Implementation of Staff’s Creative Ideas to Improve Patient Healthcare Experiences"


Jo-Louise Huq. "Innovation in Professional Practice"


Jonas Heese, Ranjani Krishnan, and Frank Moers. "Regulator Leniency and Mispricing in Beneficent Nonprofits"


Lauren D'Innocenzo, Margaret M. Luciana, John Matthieu, Travis Maynard, and Gilad Chen. "Empowered to Perform: A Multi-level Investigation of Empowerment on Performance in Hospital Units"


Stefano Tasselli and Elio Borgonovi. "Knowledge Transfer and Social Networks in Health Care"


Lucy MacPhail. "Corrective Organizational Action in Response to Adverse Events at an Academic Medical Center"


Dail Fields, Terry C. Blum, and Paul M. Roman. "Management Systems, Resource Availability, and Substance Abuse Treatment Quality"


Michael Leiter, Heather Spence Laschinger, Arla L. Day, and Debra Gilin. "Rudeness Rationales: Whatever were they thinking?"


Sara J. Singer, Alyson Falwell, David Gaba, Mark Meterko, Amy Rosen, Christine Hartmann, and Laurence C. Baker. "Identifying Organizational Cultures that Promote Patient Safety"


Cheryl Rathert, Ghadir Ishqaidef, and Douglas R. May. "Person-Centered Work Environments in Health Care: Preliminary Test of a Theoretical Framework"


Daniel Lee and Virginia Wang. "A Taxonomy of Hospital Governing Boards"


You-Ta Chuang, Liane Soberman-Ginsburg, and Whitney Bertato. "Why Others Do, But You Don't? A Multi-Level Model of Responsiveness to Adverse Events"


S. Inamdar. "Examining the Scope of Multibusiness Healthcare Firms: Implications for Strategy and Performance"


Vivien Lim. "Face-To-Face With Aids in the Workplace: Concern for Face, Fear of Aids and Its Consequence"


Kathleen Montgomery and Amalya L. Oliver. "Creating Entities through the Networking Dynamics of Boundary Construction"


Heather K. Spence Laschinger, Joan Finegan, Judith Shamian, and Piotr Wilk. "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Workplace Empowerment on Staff Nurses’ Work Satisfaction"


Keith Provan, Kimberley Roussin Isett, and H. Brinton Milward. "Government Financing, Managed Care, and Services Integration: The Adaptation and Evolution of a Mental Health Delivery System"


Eric Williams, Thomas R. Konrad, William E. Scheckler, Donald E. Pathman, Mark Linzer, Julia McMurray, Martha Gerrity, and Mark D. Schwartz. "The Effects of Job Satisfaction and Perceived Stress on the Physical and Mental Health and Withdraw Intentions of Physicians"


Gloria J. Bazzoli, Benjamin Chan, and Stephen M. Shortell. "Interorganizational Strategies in the Health Industry: Effects on Hospital Financial Performance"


Timothy J. Hoff. "Physician Executives in Managed Care Settings: Characteristics and Job Involvement Across Two Career Stages"


Gary Young, Martin Charns, Kamal Desair, Jennifer Daley, Maureen Forbes, Shukri Khuri, and William Henderson. "Patterns of Coordination and Clinical Outcomes: A Study of Surgical Services"