Christopher Marquis: Runner-up for the Best Published Paper in Organization and Management Theory from the Academy of Management in 2009 for “The Contingent Nature of Public Policy and the Growth of U.S. Commercial Banking” (Academy of Management Journal, 2009) with Zhi Huang.
Jay W. Lorsch: Jay W. Lorsch was elected to Directorship magazine's Corporate Governance Hall of Fame in 2009. Hall of Fame members are a select number of exemplary individuals who have so uniquely contributed to the shape of modern corporate governance that they deserve special recognition.
Ethan S. Bernstein: Selected as one of the inaugural Kauffman Foundation Fellows in Law, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (later known as the Kauffman Foundation Fellow in Law, Innovation, and Growth) for 2008-2010.
Shon R. Hiatt: Received the 2008 Best Paper Award from the Administrative Science Association of Canada for his paper, "From Pabst to Pepsi: The Deinstitutionalization of Social Practices and the Emergence of Entrepreneurial Opportunities" (Administrative Science Quarterly 54, no. 4, December 2009).
Rakesh Khurana: Won the 2008 Max Weber Award for Best Book from the American Sociological Association Section on Organization, Occupations and Work for his book From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession (Princeton University Press, 2007).
Michael L. Tushman: Received the Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Université de Genève in 2008.
Ranjay Gulati: Won the 2007–2008 Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program Best Professor Award.
Rakesh Khurana: Received the 2008 Charles M. Williams Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Robin J. Ely: Received the 2007 Academy of Management Mentoring Best Practices Award and the Making Connections Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management.
Robin J. Ely: Won with David A. Thomas the 2007 Administrative Science Quarterly Award for Scholarly Contribution for their paper, "Cultural Diversity at Work: The Effects of Diversity Perspectives on Work Group Processes and Outcomes" (Administrative Science Quarterly, June 2001). The award was established in 1995 to recognize authors of papers published in ASQ that have made exceptional contributions to the field of organization studies and is given annually for the most significant paper published in ASQ five years earlier.