Outstanding Paper Based on a Dissertation

This award is given to the paper judged to be the best paper based upon a dissertation. The paper must be sole authored. The award is sponsored by the HCM Division and comes with a $500 cash award and an award plaque from the Division.  Authors of eligible papers are encouraged to identify their papers for consideration of this award during the Academy’s paper submission process. 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, selects the winner.

Award Winners

2018
Perceived Managerial Support, Work Engagement, and Patients Experience Service Quality in Healthcare, Chidiebere Ogbonnaya

2017
When Everybody’s Blocked: Understanding Shared Perceptions of Workarounds and Workaround Behaviors, Matthew Perrigino

2016
Organizational and Market-Level Predictors of Hospital-Based Skilled Nursing Facility Closures, Shivani Gupta

2015
Does Participation in Health Information Exchange Improve Hospital Efficiency, Daniel Morris Walker

2014
A Systems Theory Approach: Meso-level Strategic Action Fields Changing Healthcare Workforce Models, Johanna E. Steenrod

2013  
Collaborating or Selling Patients? A Conceptual Framework of Between-Unit Handoff Negotiation, Brian Hilligoss

2012  
Can Professional Boundaries be Knowledge Enablers, Enrique Farachi

2011  
Organizational Review of Adverse Events at an Academic Medical Center, Lucy MacPhail

2010  
Middle Managers’ Role in Innovation Implementation, Sara Abigail Birken

2009 
Empowering Patients Through Service Design, Claudia Steinke

2008 
Knowledge Sharing Networks Related to Hospital Quality Measurement  & Reporting, Pavani Rangachari

2007  
Learning in Quality Improvement Collaboratives: Which Collaborative Model Features Matter Most?, Ingrid M. Nembhard

2006  
Physician Group Culture and Quality Performance: A cross-cutural comparative management perspective, Amy Smalarz

2005 
The Moderating Effect Of Procedural Fairness In Standardizing Professional Work, Seok Woo Kwon

2004  
An Examination Of Specialization And Outcomes Of Care In Children's Hospitals, Jami DelliFraine

2003  
Opening the Black Box: Measuring Hospital Information Technology Competency, Darrell Burke

2002  
Factors that Influence Line Managers’ Perceptions of Hospital Performance Data, Liane Soberman Ginsburg

2001  
State Health Agencies: A Configuration Approach, Eric W. Ford

2000 (Co-Winners)
The Relationship of Nursing Facility Strategy and Structure with Performance, Jullet A. Davis
Physicians and Government: Key Actors in an Organizational Field, Trish Reay

1999  
Physician Transition Journeys: Developing Dual Commitment on the Road from Private Practice to Employment, Jeffrey A. Thompson

1998 
An Exploration of the Differential Relationship Between the Dimensions of Burnout and Their Correlates Among Emergency Medical Physicians, Eric Goodman

1997  
Structural Integration Groups in the Health Care Industry, Timothy Rotarius