International research awards

Each year Waikato Management School staff receive international awards in recognition of the quality of their research.  Below are some examples of staff who have received international awards from 2006 to 2017.


Name of WMS Researcher


Name of Paper

Awarded By

Suzette Dyer (SOMM)

Highly Commended Paper

“Good” Things Take Time: A Living Story of Research so far

2020 Emerald Literati Award

Kelly Hsiao (SAFE)

Outstanding Reviewers Award

Outstanding Reviewer, Meditari Accountancy Research


2020 Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Virtual Conference

Emerald Publishing Literati Award

Gohar Khan (SOMM)

ESI (Essential Science Indicators by Web of Science) 1% highly cited article

Methodological Research on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling

Web of Science

Kathryn Pavlovich (SOMM)

Showcase Symposium, MSR Interest Group

MSR Distinguished Service Award

Re-visioning Management: Quantum Perspectives

Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion

Jonathan Scott (SOMM)

Best Paper Award

Institutional Governance Effects on SME Firm Growth

Academy of Business Research Online Conference

Peter Sun (SOMM)

Highly Commended Paper

Personality Traits and Personal Values of Servant Leaders

2020 Emerald Literati Awards

Amanda Williamson (SOMM)

Best Developmental Paper, Entrepreneurship Track

Sentiment Towards Entrepreneurship: A Process Perspective

2020 British Academy of Management (BAM) Virtual Conference


Name of WMS Researcher


Name of Paper

Awarded By

Muhammad Cheema Frank Scrimgeour (SAFE)

Best Paper Award

Oil Prices and Stock Market Anomalies

23rd New Zealand Finance Colloquium

Nirosha Hewa Wellalage (SAFE)

2019 Early Career Researcher Award


Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc

Umesh Sharma (SAFE)

2019 Emerald Literati Award, Outstanding Reviewer



Shivendu Pratap Singh (SOMM)

Runner-up, INFORMS 2019 Times Best Working Paper Award

Dominant Design in Complex Assembled Digital Products: A Longitudinal Analysis of Television Components


Margalit Toledano (SOMM)

Best Paper Award

Building Community Resilience: Strategic Communication in Disaster Management

European Public Relations Education and Research Association Annual Congress


Name of ResearcherAward Awarded By
John Oetzel (SoMM) Top Four Paper Award in Health Communication Interest Group Western States Communication Association Conference
Margalit Toledano (SoMM) 2017 PRIDE Book Award National Communication Association
Chris Ryan (SoMM) Emerald Publishing Award Emerald
Rajeev Sharma (Deans) Best Paper in Healthcare Informatics and Health Information Technology track Twenty-third Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
Greg Hou (SAFE) Best Paper Award 24th Global Finance Conference
Haiyan Jiang (SAFE) Outstanding Reviewer of Asian Review of Accounting Emerald Literati Award
Paresha Sinha (SoMM) Outstanding Reviewer for the International Journal of Emerging Markets Emerald Literati Award