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Our faculty members are consistently honoured for their academic leadership and excellence, receiving peer recognition from associations and societies, across ranks and disciplines from all over the world.

2024 Top-Ten Papers Published in Production and Operations Management in the Last 30 Years

Production and Operations Management Society

Atasu, A., Guide Jr, V. D. R., & Van Wassenhove, L. N. (2008). Product reuse economics in closed‐loop supply chain research. Production and Operations Management, 17(5), 483-496.

Winner of the Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2024
Winner Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

Academic Excellence

2022

Philippe Aghion
Winner Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize 
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
Honorary Doctorate 
Free University of Amsterdam 

Mark  Mortensen
Winner Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize  
MIT Sloan Management Review   

Morten Bennedsen 
Top 100 Academic Influencers 
Family Capital

2021

Michael Lee
Emerging Scholar Award
Employee Participation and Ownership, HR Division, Academy of Management

Phil Anderson
INSEAD Dominique Héau Award
Inspiring Education Excellence, INSEAD

W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne
Theory-to-Practice Strategy Award
Vienna University of Economics and Business
and the Vienna Strategy Forum

Theodoros Evgeniou
World Economic Forum Fellow
World Economic Forum

Ivana Naumovska
Ghoshal Research and Practice Award
Academy of Management

2020

Stephen E. Chick
Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences 
INFORMS

Yves L. Doz
IM Division Eminent Scholar
Academy of Management

Paper Awards

2022

Vikas AggarwalIvana Naumovska | Finalists, 2022 Best Responsible Research | Strategic Management Society | “Does AI Replace Labor (Yet)? Evidence From Machine Translation”

Paulo AlbuquerquePierre Chandon, et al. | Finalist of 2021 Sheth Foundation Best Paper Award  | "Effects of Front-of-pack Labels on the Nutritional Quality of Supermarket Food Purchases: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial", Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (2021) 49,119-137

Paulo AlbuquerquePierre Chandon , et al. | Winner of 2022 Gary L. Lilien INFORMS Society for Marketing Science-MSI-EMAC Practice Prize Competition | "Effects of Front-of-Pack Labels on the Nutritional Quality of Supermarket Food Purchases: Evidence From a Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial", Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (2021) 49,119-137

Atalay AtasuLuk Van Wassenhove | Finalist of 2022 HBR McKinsey Awards | Harvard Business Review  

Abhishek Borah | Winner of 2022 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Marketing Award | "Data Privacy: Effects on Customer and Firm Performance", Journal of Marketing (2017) 81, 1, 36-58 (with Martin Kelly D., Palmatier Robert W.)

Olivier Dessaint | Winner 2022  Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award | "CAPM-Based Company (Mis)valuations", Review of Financial Studies (2021) 34, 1, 1-66 (with J. Olivier, C. Otto, D. Thesmar)

Quy Huy | Nominee, 2022 SMS Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group Best Paper Award | "How an R&D Venture with Limited Resources Develops Organizational Innovation in High-Technology Domain", Strategic Management Society (with with D. Mack, M. Vo)

Ulaga Wolfgang | Winner of 2021 Best Paper Award | Academy of Marketing Science Review

2021

Alixandra Barasch | Finalist for the JCR Best Paper Award in 2021 | How the Intention to Share Can Undermine Enjoyment: Photo-Taking Goals and Evaluation of Experiences, Journal of Consumer Research 44, 6 (2018) 1220-1237 (with Gal Zauberman, Kristin Diehl)

Chiara Spina | Winner of 2021 SMS Annual Conference Best Paper Prize | Strategic and Management Society   

Enrico Diecidue | Winner of 2021 Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Award INFORMS  | "Fast and Simple Adaptive Elicitations: Experimental Test for Probability eighting" (with N. Bertani, A. Boukhatem, P. Perny, P. Viappiani)     

Henning Piezunka | Honorable Mention of 2021 SMS Annual Conference Best Paper Prize | Strategic and Management Society  
 
Kaisa Snellman | Winner of 2021 Best Paper on Environmental and Social Practices  | Academy of Management | Applicant bias: Evidence from a field experiment (with Peter Younkin)

Atalay Atasu | MSOM Journal Best Paper Award | INFORMS 

Georgina Hall | Finalist of 2021 A.W. Tucker Prize | Mathematical Optimization Society  

Philipp Meyer-Doyle | Academy of Management | Winner of 2021 STR Distinguished Paper Award in Stakeholder and Nonmarket Strategy 

Ivana Naumovska | Finalist for the 2021 Sucheta Nadkarni Best Paper Award | Strategic Management Society 

Chiara Spina | Winner of 2021 STR Distinguished Paper Award in Knowledge and Innovation and Strategic Human Capital | Academy of Management 
 
Stefan Thau | Winner of Best Article Award 2021, Academy of Management Annals | Academy of Management

Wolfgang Ulaga, Werner Reinartz | 2021 ISBM-David T. Wilson-Sheth Foundation Award for significant long run impact on the theory and practice of B2B Marketing | Sheth Foundation | "Hybrid Offerings: How Manufacturing Firms Combine Goods and Services Successfully", Journal of Marketing 75 (6) (2011) 5-23

Abhishek Borah, Sourindra Banerjee, Yu-Ting Lin, Apurv Jain, Andreas B. Eisingerich | AMA-MSI-Root Award Finalist | American Marketing Association - Marketing Science Institute     
“Improvised Marketing Interventions in Social Media”

2020

Abhishek Borah, Sourindra Banerjee, Yu-Ting Lin, Apurv Jain, Andreas B. Eisingerich | 2020 AMA TechSIG-Lazaridis Prize for Best Paper for Research on the Practice of Marketing | “Improvised Marketing Interventions in Social Media”, Journal of Marketing.

Peter Younkin, Kaisa Snellman | Best Paper on Environmental and Social Practices | Applicant bias: Evidence from a field experiment, Organization and Management Theory, Academy of Management.

Marina BiniariQuy HuyDavide Ravasi | Winner of 2020 Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2020 | How Tensions in Valorizing Time Influence Planned Organizational Change

Michael Witt, Stav Fainshmidt, Ruth Aguilera | International Corporate Governance Society, Best Paper Award of the International Corporate Governance Society | “Our Board, Our Rules: A Comparative Institutional Analysis Of Corporate Governance Deviance”, 2020/2021
 
Pierre Mabille | American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Winner of American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Homer Hoyt Dissertation Award | “The Missing Home Buyers: Regional Heterogeneity and Credit Contractions”, 2020/2021
 
Nicolo Bertani, Ville Satopaa, Shane Jensen | Finalist, Best Paper Award in the 2020 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Decision Analytics | "Joint Bottom-Up Method for Hierarchical Time-Series: Application to Australian Tourism”, 2020/2021

Daniel Mack, Quy Huy | Winner of 2020 Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2020 | Power to the People? The Limits of Equality-based Involvement, Management Strategic Change

Daniel Mack, Quy Huy | Nomination for 2020 Strategic Management, Society London, Best Paper Prize | Power to the People? The Limits of Equality-based Involvement, Management Strategic Change

Henning Piezunka, Linus Dahlander | Finalist of 2020 the Academy of Management Journal Best Paper Award | Idea Rejected, Tie Formed: Organizations' Feedback on Crowdsourced Ideas", Academy of Management Journal Vol. 62, 2 (2019) 503-530, Academy of Management Journal

Marina Biniari, Quy Huy , Davide Ravasi | Winner of 2020 ODC Best Paper Award | Do we Have Time to Change Now? How Tensions in Valorizing Time Influence Planned Organizational Change, Academy of Management

Yanwei Jia, Jussi Keppo, Ville Satopaa | Runner-up in Decision Analysis Society (DAS) 2020 Student Paper Award | Herding in Probabilistic Forecasts, Decision Analysis Society (DAS)

2019

Alberto Manconi, Urs PeyerTheo Vermaelen | Winner of 2019 Sharpe Award, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis | Are Buybacks Good for Long-term Shareholder Value? Evidence From Buybacks Around the World", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 54 (5) (2019) 1899-1935

Kaisa Snellman, Isabelle Solal | Semi-Finalist, Wharton People Analytics, Research Paper Competition, The Wharton School | Does Investor Gender Matter for the Success Female Entrepreneurs? The Signaling Effect of Gender Homophily in Entrepreneurial Finance"

Arianna Marchetti, Phanish Puranam | 2019 Best Paper Prize, Strategic Management Society Nomination | Strategic Management Society | "Peering through the Glass Door: The Cultural Attributes of "New" Forms of Organization”

Arzi Adbi, Anant Mishra, Chirantan Chatterjee | 2019 Annual Conference Best Paper Prize Strategic Management Society Nomination | Strategic Management Society | “Nations within a Nation? Pandemic, Regional Heterogeneity, and MNC Share in an Emerging Economy”

Can Zhang, Atalay Atasu, Turgay Ayer, L. Beril Toktay | Winner of 2019 MSOM Responsible Research Award | INFORMS | “Truthful Mechanisms for Medical Surplus Product Allocation”, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (forthcoming) | Read the Press Release.

David Ronnegard | 2019 Best Conference Paper Award | Society for Business Ethics | "Why Investors Are Not, and Should Not Be, Morally Responsible”

Vivek Choudhary | 2019 IBM Best Student Paper Competition Finalist | INFORMS | “Does Immediate Feedback Make You Try Less Hard. A Study of Automotive Telematics"

Erjie Ang, Dan A. Iancu, Robert Swiney | 2019 MSOM iFORM SIG Best Paper Award Finalist | INFORMS | "Disruption Risk and Optimal Sourcing in Multitier Supply Networks” Management Science 63(8) (2017) 2397-2419

Gideon Nave, A. Nadler, David Dubois, D. Zava, Colin Camerer, Hilke Plassmann | 2019 Top 50: Life and Biological Sciences | Nature Communications | "Single-Dose Testosterone Administration Increases Men’s Preference for Status Goods”, Nature Communications Vol. 9, 2433 (2018) 1-8

Ivana Naumovska, Dovev Lavie | 2019 Strategy Division Paper Award Academy of Management, Finalist | Academy of Management | “When an Industry Peer is Accused of Misconduct: Contagion vs. Competition Effects on Blameless Firms“

Jaemin Lee, Ji-Yub (Jay) KimHenrich Greve | 2019 Proposal Award, Stakeholder Strategy IG, Winner | Strategic Management Society | "How Community Alignment Affects Bank Survival: Institutional Legacies and Resource Dependence"

Jasjit SinghPushan Dutt | 2019 Best Paper Award, Winner | Academy of Management | "Microfinance and Entrepreneurship at the Base of the Pyramid"

Ko Kuwabara, Claudius A. Hildebrand, Xi Zou | Winner, 2019 Best Article Award | Academy of Management | "Lay Theories of Networking: How Laypeople’s Beliefs About Networks Affect Their Attitudes Toward and Engagement in Instrumental Networking" Academy of Management Review Vol. 43 (1), 50-64

Leena Kinger Hans, Juan Ma | 2019 Annual Conference Best Paper Prize Strategic Management Society Nomination | Strategic Management Society | “Start-up Templates and Women’s Entrepreneurial Intentions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural India”

Luyi Gui, Atalay Atasu, Özlem Ergun, L. Beril Toktay | Finalist of 2019 MSOM Responsible Research Award | INFORMS | "Efficient Implementation of Collective Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation“ Management Science Vol. 62 (4) (2015)

Omar Besbes, Antoine Desir, Vineet Goyal, Garud Iyengar, Raghav Singal | Second place in the 2019 Revenue Management and Pricing Student Paper Prize | INFORMS | "Shapley Meets Uniform: An Axiomatic Framework for Attribution in Online Advertising"

Rao Hayagreeva, Henrich Greve | 2019 Journal Best Article, Finalist | Academy of Management | "Disasters and Community Resilience: Spanish Flu and the Formation of Retail Cooperatives in Norway" Academy of Management Journal, 61(1) (2018) 5-25

Rao Hayagreeva, Henrich Greve | Winner, 2019 IACBM-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management | Academy of Management | "Disasters and Community Resilience: Spanish Flu and the Formation of Retail Cooperatives in Norway" Academy of Management Journal, 61(1) (2018) 5-25

Suresh Bhagavatula, Manaswini Bhalla, Manisha Goel, Balagopal Vissa | 2019 Best Paper Award Nomination | International Corporate Governance Society | "Cultural Homophily in Corporate Boards and Firm Outcomes”

Victoria Sevcenko | 2019 Minneapolis Best Paper Prize, Nomination | Strategic Management Society | “When to Put the Best to Rest: Star Human Capital and Firm Adaptation”

Victoria Sevcenko | 2019 William H. Newman Award Winner | Academy of Management | “When to Put the Best to Rest: Star Human Capital and Firm Adaptation”

Victoria Sevcenko | 2019 Strategy Distinguished Paper Award, Winner | Academy of Management | “When to Put the Best to Rest: Star Human Capital and Firm Adaptation”

Victoria Sevcenko | 2019 Wiley Blackwell Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research, Finalist | Wiley | “Three Essays on Competitive Advantage from Human Capital”

Michael Bikard | 2019 Prix Académique de la Recherche en Management, Finalist | Syntec Conseil | "Made in Academia: The Effect of Institutional Origin on Inventors? Attention to Science."

Michael A. Witt | 2019 Prix Académique de la Recherche en Management, Finalist | Syntec Conseil | "De-globalization: Theories, predictions, and Opportunities for International Business Research"

Max Bruche, John Kuong | Winner of Best Paper Award 2019 SGF Conference | Swiss Society for Financial Market Research | “Agency-frictions-dealer-funding-and-market-liquidity”

Phebo Wibbens | 2019 Minneapolis Best Paper Prize, nomination | Strategic Management Society | “How Does Pricing Affect Competitive Advantage? A Formal Model Based on Behavioral Pricing”

Phebo Wibbens | 2019 Best Paper Award | Academy of Management | “Resource Competition, Amplification, and the Evolution of Performance Differences”

Phebo Wibbens | 2019 Wiley Blackwell Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research, Finalist | Wiley | “Exploring the Multi-Trillion Dollar Question: How Resource Dynamics Shape Long-Term Profit Patterns”

Book Awards

2022

Ben M. Bensaou 
Build to Innovate 
Thinkers50, 10 best new management books, 2022 

W. Chan Kim Renee Mauborgne 
Blue Ocean Strategy (2004) 
Thinkers50 ten classics list 2022

2021

W. Chan Kim Renée Mauborgne
Blue Ocean Strategy
#3 in ranking of Thinkers50 best business books, 2021

Claudia Zeisberger
Mastering Private Equity
#5 in ranking of best VC & Private Equity books, 2021 | Financial Expert, UK

2019

Alexandra Roulet
Prix AFSE 2019 des meilleurs livres d'économie à destination des étudiants
AFSE Association Française de Science Economique / French Economic Association
Améliorer les Appariements sur le Marché du Travail Presses de Sciences Po (2018), 100 p.

Service Awards

2022

Victoria Sevcenko
SMS Knowledge & Innovation Outstanding Reviewer, Strategic Management Society
Strategic Management Society

Victoria Sevcenko
Best Reviewer
Strategic Management Journal

2019

Ilze Kivleniece
Cooperative Strategies Interest Group Best Reviewer Award
Strategic Management Society

Industry Awards

Poets & Quants

2022

Chiara Spina
Best 40 under 40 Professor

2020

Alix Barasch
Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors 

2019

Henning Piezunka
Best 40 under 40 Professor

Case Awards

2024

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2024

David Dubois, Lucie Tepla, Guoli Chen

2023

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2023

Ziv Carmon, Wolfgang Ulaga
Marketing Category Award
Lemonade: Delighting Insurance Customers with AI and Behavioural Economics - A Disruptive InsurTech Business Model for Outstanding Customer Experience and Cost-Effective Service Excellence

 

The Case Centre revealed their top 50 bestselling cases worldwide as part of its 50th anniversary

INSEAD cases ranked among the top 50 are:
  # 2  Unilever in Brazil (1997-2007): Marketing Strategies for Low-income Consumers by Pierre Chandon and Pedro Pacheco Guimaraes
  # 4  Swatch by Helen Chase Kimball and Christian Pinson
  # 5  Virgin Atlantic Airways: Ten Years After by Jean-Claude Larreche and Pantéa Denoyelle
  # 6  Zantac (A) by Reinhard AngelmarChristian Pinson and Hugh Dixson
  # 8  Andersen Consulting (Europe): Entering the Business of Business Integration by Sumantra Ghoshal and Mary Ackenhusen
  # 9  Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) in 1988 by Sumantra Ghoshal 
# 13  The Evolution of the Circus Industry (A) by W. Chan KimRenée MauborgneBen M. Bensaou and Matt Williamson
# 15  Marks & Spencer and Zara: Process Competition in the Textile Apparel Industry by Michael PichLudo Van der Heyden and Nicolas Harle
# 17  Ford Ka (A): Breaking New Ground in the Small Car Market by Markus ChristenDavid A. Soberman and Gigi Cothier
# 22  Electrolux: The Acquisition and Integration of Zanussi by Sumantra Ghoshal and Philippe Haspeslagh
# 23  Canon: Competing on Capabilities by Sumantra Ghoshal and Mary Ackenhusen
# 31  Lincoln Electric in China (A) by Ingmar Björkman and Charles Galunic
# 39  Branson's Virgin: The Coming of Age of a Counter-cultural Enterprise by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries and Robert Dick
# 40  Even a Clown Can Do It (B): Cirque du Soleil Recreates Live Entertainment by W. Chan KimRenée MauborgneBen M. Bensaou and Matt Williamson

2022

2022 EFMD Case Writing Competition

W. Chan KimRenée MauborgneMi Ji
Bringing Technology to Market Category Award
Innovate Storytelling: How WEBTOON Entertainment Transformed Comics

 

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2022

Antoine DesirVille Satopaa
Runner-up of the INFORMS Case Competition Award
To Catch a Thief: Explainable AI in Insurance Fraud Detection

Craig SmithErin McCormick 
Ethics and Social Responsibility Category Award
Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal: How Could It Happen?

Joerg NiessingAnne-Marie CarrickCarla Baumer 
Marketing Category Award
waterdrop®: Changing the Paradigms of the Beverage Industry with Limited Resources and Digital Marketing

 

The Case Centre’s Top 50 Best-Selling Case Authors of academic year 2021-2022

#3: Kim W. Chan and Renee Mauborgne
Notable casesThe Marvel Way: Restoring a Blue Ocean and Salesforce.com: Creating a Blue Ocean in the B2B Space

#6: Wolfgang Ulaga
Notable cases: Michelin Fleet Solutions: From Selling Tires to Selling Kilometers and Procter & Gamble’s Tide Dry Cleaners (A): Leveraging the Brand to Provide a 'Wow' Experience

#11: Joerg Niessing
Notable cases: AccorHotels and the Digital Transformation: Enriching Experiences through Content Strategies along the Customer Journey and How Corporates Co-innovate with Startups: The BMW Startup Garage

#26: Pierre Chandon
Notable cases: Unilever in Brazil (1997-2007): Marketing Strategies for Low-Income Consumers and Renova Toilet Paper: Avant-garde Marketing in a Commoditized Category

# 32: David Dubois
Notable cases: AccorHotels and the Digital Transformation: Enriching Experiences through Content Strategies along the Customer Journey and Ombre, Tie-Dye, Splat Hair: Trends or Fads? “Pull” and “Push” Social Media Strategies at L’Oréal Paris

# 40: Gianpiero Petriglieri
Notable cases: Tony Hsieh at Zappos: Structure, Culture and Change and Google and Project Maven (A): Big Tech, Government and the AI Arms Race


 

2021

Georgina HallPiyush GulatiAnton S. Ovchinnikov
Winner of 2021 INFORMS Case Competition        
"Integration Planning at SFB"  (ABC)   

 

The Case Centre’s Top 50 Best-Selling Case Authors of academic year 2020-2021

#4: Kim W. Chan and Renee Mauborgne
#6: Joerg Niessing
#8: Wolfgang Ulaga
# 17: David Dubois
# 22: Pierre Chandon
# 36: Horacio Falcao


The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2021

Jason DavisMinh VoAnne Yang 
Entrepreneurship Category Award 
TikTok's AI Strategy: ByteDance's Global Ambitions

Felipe MonteiroJosé Miguel García Benavente
Ethics and Social Responsibility Category Award
Enel's Innovability: Global Open Innovation and Sustainability

2020

2020 EFMD Case Writing Competition

Lara BekhaziMartin SchweinsbergHoracio FalcaoEric Uhlmann
Women in Business Category Award
The Dual Career Negotiation: Role of Alma

W. Chan KimRenée MauborgneMi Ji
Finance and Banking Category Award
Fintech: Innovation without Disruption - How Prodigy Finance Achieved Both High Growth and Social Good

The Case Centre’s top 40 best-selling authors of academic year 2019/2020

#6: W Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne
Notable cases: The Marvel Way: Restoring a Blue Ocean and The Evolution of the Circus Industry (A)

#8: Pierre Chandon
Notable cases: Unilever in Brazil (1997-2007): Marketing Strategies for Low-Income Consumers and Parfums Cacharel De L'Oreal 1997-2007: Decoding and Revitalizing a Classic Brand.

#10: Wolfgang Ulaga
Notable case: Lemonade: Delighting Insurance Customers with AI and Behavioural Economics - A Disruptive InsurTech Business Model for Outstanding Customer Experience and Cost-Effective Service Excellence

#16: Joerg Niessing
Notable cases: AccorHotels and the Digital Transformation: Enriching Experiences Through Content Strategies Along the Customer Journey and WeWork - Service Excellence Through Business Model Innovation: Creating Outstanding Customer Experiences by Leveraging Data, Analytics and Digital Technologies.

#32: David Dubois
Notable cases: AccorHotels and the Digital Transformation: Enriching Experiences Through Content Strategies Along the Customer Journey and Ombre, Tie-Dye, Splat Hair: Trends of Fads? “Pull” and “Push” Social Media Strategies at L’Oréal Paris.

The Case Centre’s Awards and Competitions 2020

Zoe KiniasFelicia A. Henderson
2020 Outstanding Case Writer Hot Topic Winner, Diversity and Discrimination, The Case Centre
Mirvac: Building Balance (A) & (B)

Horacio FalcaoKriti JainHeather Grover
2020 Case Awards Winner, Entrepreneurship Category, The Case Centre
Boost M6700: Buyer-Seller Negotiation (A) & (B)

W. Chan KimRenee MauborgneMichael Olenick
2020 Case Awards Winner, Strategy and General Management Category, The Case Centre
The Marvel Way: Restoring a Blue Ocean