Call for Applicants: Best Dissertation Award, Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation

The Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation aims to deliver rigorous and independent research on how the reputations of individuals, corporations, and institutions around the world are created, sustained, destroyed, and rebuilt.

The Centre has established this Award to recognize and reward significant scholarly contributions to the literature. The Award comes with a £1,000 prize and funded attendance to the 2017 Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Annual Symposium, to be held 30 August-1 September 2017 at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. The winner is invited to participate in a workshop for emerging scholars at the Symposium, which will be led by distinguished researchers in the field.

To be eligible, a dissertation must have been completed at an accredited university in 2016 and provide significant scholarly insight into a key aspect of corporate reputation. Scholars from all disciplines and methodologies are welcome.

A committee of scholars affiliated with the Centre will select the winner. Consult the lists of past winners here:

To apply, the dissertation’s author should submit (PDF format preferred): 1) Dissertation summary of 5 pages maximum length (excluding references); 2) Complete copy of final dissertation; 3) Current C.V.; and 4) Letter of recommendation from dissertation adviser (or similar), specifying in detail the significance of the dissertation’s contribution to the literature on corporate reputation. Applications lacking all four components, or those received after the submission deadline, will not be eligible.

Applications should be submitted to no later than 10 July 2017.

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