Below are the OOW Section’s 2015 award recipients for outstanding scholarship in the areas of organizations, occupations, and/or work:
- Max Weber Award (for best book): Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel (both of University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules (Russell Sage Foundation).
- An honorable mention was awarded to Nancy DiTomaso (Rutgers University), for The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality Without Racism(also Russell Sage Foundation).
- W. Richard Scott Award (for best article): Andras Tilcsik (University of Toronto), “Imprint-Environment Fit and Performance: How Organizational Munificence at Time-of-Hire Affects Subsequent Job Performance,” Administrative Science Quarterly, 2014, 59: 639-668.
- An honorable mention was awarded to Christina Mora (University of California, Berkeley), for “Cross-Field Effects and Ethnic Classification: The Institutionalization of Hispanic Panethnicity, 1965 to 1990,” American Sociological Review, 2014, 79: 183-210.
- James D. Thompson Award (for best paper by a graduate student): Brad R. Fulton (Duke University), “Bridging and Bonding: How Social Diversity Influences Organizational Performance.”
Congratulations to all award recipients! Thank you to those who submitted work and a special thank you to the members of the award committees:
- Weber Award: Ofer Sharone (chair), Beth Bechky, Nicole Biggart, and Gabriel Rossman;
- Scott Award: Martin Ruef (chair), Elisabeth Clemens, and Brayden King;
- Thompson Award, Carol Caronna (chair), Russell Funk, and Catherine Turco.