2014

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the inaugural ARCS Sustainable Scholar Award from the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) in 2014. This research career award seeks to recognize the leading pre-tenure scholar “in the area of corporate sustainability who is likely to make significant contributions to the advancement of corporate sustainability scholarship and practice.”

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner (with Matthew Johnson and David I. Levine) of the 2014 Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy Grant Competition on the subject of “Demonstrating How Low-Cost Randomized Controlled Trials Can Drive Effective Social Spending.”

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the 2014 NBS Research Impact on Practice Award from the Network for Business Sustainability and the Academy of Management (AOM) Organizations and Natural Environment (ONE) Division for his article with Lamar Pierce, “The role of organizational scope and governance in strengthening private monitoring.”

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the Outstanding Conference Paper Award from the 2014 Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Annual Conference for his paper with Susan Kayser and John Maxwell, “How multinational corporations can leverage stakeholder scrutiny to identify socially responsible suppliers.”

2013

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Awarded the Doctorem Honoris Causa from Universiteit Maastricht in 2013.

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Included as one of the Most Influential International Thinkers of 2013 by HR Magazine.

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Included as one of the 2013 Thinkers50—the definitive listing of the world’s top 50 business thinkers.

  • Frances X. Frei: Received multiple HBS Student Association Faculty Teaching Awards.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Winner of the 2013 Maurice Holland Award from the Industrial Research Institute for his paper with Alan W. Crandall, P. Toft, and P. Henderson, "Do You Need a New Product-Development Strategy?" (Research Technology Management, 2012).

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received the 2013 Greenhill Award for Outstanding Service to the HBS Community.

  • Rory M. McDonald: Winner of the 2013 Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors at the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business.

  • Rory M. McDonald: Finalist for the 2013 Wiley Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division for his dissertation entitled, “Competition and Strategic Interaction in New Markets.”

  • Ananth Raman: Inducted as a Fellow of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) in 2013 to recognize exceptional scholarly and pedagogical contributions.

  • Pian Shu: Received the Berol Corporation Fellowship from Harvard Business School in 2013.

  • Pian Shu: Received an Innovation Policy Research Grant from the National Bureau of Economic Research in 2013.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Received the 2013 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the 2013 Paul Kleindorfer Award in Sustainability from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). The award recognizes “young scholars who have already distinguished themselves through the breadth and innovativeness of their scholarly work on questions related to sustainable operations and the social and environmental impact of business."

  • Feng Zhu: Winner of the 2013 Distinguished Paper Award from the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management for his paper with Victor Bennett and Robert Seamans, "Value Appropriation, Search Frictions, and Secondary Markets."

  • Feng Zhu: Winner of the 2013 Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management.

  • Feng Zhu: Received the Meritorious Service Award from Management Science in 2013.

  • Feng Zhu: Winner of the 2013 Past Chairs' Emerging Scholar Award from the Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division of the Academy of Management.

  • Feng Zhu: Winner of the 2013 Best Conference Paper Prize for Practice Implications from the Strategic Management Society at the SMS Annual International Conference for his paper with Victor Bennett and Robert Seamans, "Value Appropriation, Search Frictions, and Secondary Markets."

  • Feng Zhu: Runner-up for the Best Conference Paper Prize from the Strategic Management Society at the SMS Annual International Conference in 2013 for his paper with Victor Bennett and Robert Seamans, "Value Appropriation, Search Frictions, and Secondary Markets."

2012

  • Ryan W. Buell: Winner of the 2012 Doctoral Programs Dean's Award, honoring graduating students who have made extraordinary contributions to the overall success of the doctoral programs, and to the Harvard, HBS, and broader communities.

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Winner of the Best Paper with Practical Implications Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management for her paper with Melissa Valentine, "Team Scaffolds: How Minimal In-Group Structures Support Fast-Paced Teaming" (HBS Working Paper 12–062 and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2012).

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Winner of the 2012 Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award from the Academy of Management’s Organizational Behavior Division for "Implicit Voice Theories: Taken-for-granted Rules of Self-censorship at Work" (Academy of Management Journal, 2011) with James Detert.

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Honorable Mention, 2012 Best Conference Paper Prize from the Strategic Management Society for "Managing Ambiguity: Growing a New Business in a Nascent Industry" with Tiona Zuzul.

  • Pian Shu: Received the Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Entrepreneurship in 2012.

  • Stefan H. Thomke: Received the 2012 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Won the 2012 Doctoral Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Established by doctoral students, the awards recognize HBS faculty "who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the personal and professional development" of HBS doctoral students.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Nominated in 2012 by the Strategic Management Society (SMS) for Best Conference Paper for Practice Implications at the SMS 32nd Annual International Conference for "Competition and Illicit Quality" (Bennett, Pierce, Snyder, Toffel, HBS Working Paper No. 12–071, February 2012).

  • Michael W. Toffel: Nominated in 2012 by the Strategic Management Society (SMS) for Best Conference Paper at the SMS 32nd Annual International Conference for "Competition and Illicit Quality" (Bennett, Pierce, Snyder, Toffel, HBS Working Paper No. 12–071, February 2012).

  • Nikolaos Trichakis: Third Prize Winner of the 2012 George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

2011

  • Ryan W. Buell: Won the 2011 Stan Hardy Award for Outstanding Paper published in the field of Operations Management from the Decision Sciences Institute for his paper with Dennis Campbell and Frances X. Frei, “Are Self-Service Customers Satisfied or Stuck?” (Production and Operations Management, 2010).

  • Ryan W. Buell: Winner of the 2011 Wyss Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, awarded to Harvard Business School doctoral students who have excelled at conducting outstanding academic research.

  • Prithwiraj Choudhury: Winner of the 2011 Richard N. Farmer Award for Best Dissertation from the Academy of International Business for his dissertation, “Innovation in Emerging Markets.”

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Won 2011 Best Article from the Academy of Management Journal for "Implicit Voice Theories: Taken-for-granted Rules of Self-censorship at Work" with Jim Detert (June 2011).

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Won the 16th Annual Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) Interactive Award in eLearning in 2011 with Michael Roberto for “Leadership and Team Simulation: Everest V2.”

  • Karim R. Lakhani: Received the 2011 Innovative Management Partner (IMP) Excellence in Innovation Research Award from Innsbruck University School of Management.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received the Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching in 2011 for his role in designing the new first-year FIELD (Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development) course.

  • Rory M. McDonald: Received a 2010-2011 Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship from Stanford University.

  • Ariel D. Stern: Recipient of the 2011 Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Award for Excellence in Student Teaching.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Won the 2011 Best Health Care Management Theory-to-Practice Paper Award in the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management for his paper with Julia Adler-Milstein and Sara J. Singer, “Managerial Practices that Promote Voice and Taking Charge among Frontline Workers.”

  • Michael W. Toffel: Awarded the Marvin Bower Fellowship in 2011 by Harvard Business School.

  • Nikolaos Trichakis: Finalist for the 2011 Pierskalla Award from the Health Applications Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for his paper with Dimitris Bertsimas and Vivek F. Farias, "Fairness, Efficiency and Flexibility in Organ Allocation for Kidney Transplantation" (Operations Research, January–February 2013).

2010

  • Prithwiraj Choudhury: Awarded the 2010 Haynes Prize for the Most Promising International Business Scholar, Academy of International Business, for his paper “Knowledge Creation in Multinationals” (Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 2010). This paper was also a finalist for the 2010 Douglas Nigh Memorial Best Paper Award and the 2010 IMD Skolkovo Best Paper on Emerging Markets Award, both from the Academy of Management, International Management Division.

  • Prithwiraj Choudhury: Winner of the 2010 Wyss Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research from Harvard Business School.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Finalist for the Best Paper Award from the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management for the paper “The Architecture of Complex Systems: Do Core-Periphery Structures Dominate?” (2010).

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received an IBM Corporate Research Gift in 2010.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received a Siemens Corporate Research Grant ($80k) in 2010 for exploring the impact of software design choices on the level of defects and productivity in software projects.

  • Rory M. McDonald: Received a 2009-2010 Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.

  • Michael W. Toffel: Selected for the 2011 Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management for his paper with Julia Adler-Milstein and Sara J. Singer, "Managerial Practices that Promote Voice and Taking Charge among Frontline Workers."

  • Michael W. Toffel: Won the 2010 Emerging Scholar Award from the Academy of Management's Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division. The award recognizes "a stream of research that has substantial ONE content and that has been published in premier scholarly outlets."

  • Michael W. Toffel: Runner up for the 2010 Doctoral Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Established by doctoral students, the awards recognize HBS faculty "who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the personal and professional development" of HBS doctoral students.

2009

  • Prithwiraj Choudhury: Winner of the 2009 AIB/Sheth Dissertation Proposal Award at the Academy of International Business Doctoral Consortium.

  • Prithwiraj Choudhury: Winner of the 2009 Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Award at the Academy of Management Doctoral Consortium, International Management Division.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: In 2009, Software's editorial and advisory boards selected his 2003 article “Software Development Worldwide: The State of the Practice” (with Michael Cusumano, Chris Kemerer, and Bill Crandall) as one of the magazine's all-time best peer-reviewed articles.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Won the Outstanding Teacher Award at MIT Sloan School of Management in 2009.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received a grant from the MIT Energy Initiative Seed Fund Program in 2009.

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received a Siemens Corporate Research Grant in 2009.

  • Rory M. McDonald: Received a 2008-2010 National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship.

  • Gary P. Pisano: First Place winner of the McKinsey Award with Willy C. Shih for the best article in the Harvard Business Review during 2009 for the paper "Restoring American Competitiveness."

  • Ananth Raman: Received the 2009 Service Award from the Production and Operations Management Society.

  • Willy C. Shih: First Place winner of the McKinsey Award with Gary P. Pisano for the best article in the Harvard Business Review during 2009 for the paper "Restoring American Competitiveness."

  • Michael W. Toffel: Won the 2009 D. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Grand Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula for the HBS Elected Curriculum course, "Business and the Environment" with Forest Reinhardt.

2008

  • Alan D. MacCormack: Received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Software and Hardware Foundation Grant in 2008.

2006

  • Michael W. Toffel: Runner up for the 2006 Academy of Management Best Dissertation Award from the Organizations and Natural Environment Division for "Voluntary Environmental Management Initiatives: Smoke Signals or Smoke Screens?" (University of California at Berkeley, 2005).

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the 2006 Academy of Management Best Dissertation Award from the Social Issues in Management Division for "Voluntary Environmental Management Initiatives: Smoke Signals or Smoke Screens?" (University of California at Berkeley, 2005).

  • Michael W. Toffel: Winner of the 2006 Charles H. Levine Award for Best Conference Paper from the Public and NonProfit Division of the Academy of Management for "Coerced Confessions: How Regulatory Deterrence Drives Self-Policing" (with Jodi L. Short, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006).

2004

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Winner of the 2004 Accenture Award for "Why Hospitals Don't Learn from Failures: Organizational and Psychological Dynamics That Inhibit System Change" (with Anita Tucker, California Management Review, winter 2003).

  • Marco Iansiti: The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation, and Sustainability with Roy Levien (Harvard Business School Press, 2004) was selected by Strategy + Business as one of the 10 Best Business Books on IT & Innovation in 2004.

2003

  • Gary P. Pisano: Winner of the 2003 Strategic Management Journal Best Paper Prize for "Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management" (with David Teece and Amy Shuen, August 1997).

2001

  • Stefan H. Thomke: Winner of the 2000–2001 Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing Research for "The Effect of 'Front-Loading' Problem-Solving on Product Development Performance" (with T. Fujimoto, Journal of Product Innovation Management, March 2000).

2000

  • Amy C. Edmondson: Winner of the 2000 Academy of Management Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior for "Psychological Safety and Learning Behavior in Work Teams" (Administrative Science Quarterly, December 1999).

1994

  • Stefan H. Thomke: First Prize Winner of the 1994 Product Development & Management Association’s (PDMA) International Dissertation Competition for “The Economics of Experimentation in the Design of New Products and Processes” (Ph.D. diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

1993

  • Stefan H. Thomke: Awarded the 1993 Lemelson-MIT Doctoral Fellowship for Invention and Innovation.

1985