Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award

The best paper award is given out annually at the TIMES Business Meeting to the best paper in technology management, product/process innovation, business model innovation, new product development, and entrepreneurship. Finalists are selected from INFORMS publications five years prior based on their citations and the winning paper is chosen by a panel of judges. Papers cannot be nominated. Please contact the TIMES Chair Elect if you have any questions.

 

2020 Best Paper Award


First Place:
 
Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat and Stylianos Kavadias. Strategic Resource Allocation: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, and the Value of Strategic Buckets. Management Science (2015), 61(2):391-412.

Runner-up

Buket Avci, Karan Girotra, and Serguei Netessine. Electric Vehicles with a Battery Switching Station: Adoption and Environmental Impact. Management Science (2015), 61(4):772-794.

 

2019 Best Paper Award


First Place:
 
Franke, Nikolaus, Marion K. Poetz, and Martin Schreier. Integrating problem solvers from analogous markets in new product ideation. Management Science (2014), 60(4):1063–1081.

Runners-up (tied - in no particular order)

Hu, Yansong, and Christophe Van den Bulte. Nonmonotonic status effects in new product adoption. Marketing Science (2014), 33(4):509-533.

Tambe, Prasanna, and Lorin M. Hitt. Measuring information technology spillovers. Information Systems Research (2014), 25(1):53-71.


2018 Best Paper Award


First Place:
 

Barry L. Bayus. Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas Over Time: An Analysis of the Dell IdeaStorm Community. Management Science (2013):59(1), 226-244.

Florian Ederer and Gustavo Manso. Is Pay for Performance Detrimental to Innovation?. Management Science (2013), 59(7):1496-1513.

 
2017 Best Paper Award

First Place: 
Boudreau, Kevin. 2012. Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom? An Early Look at Large Numbers of Software App Developers and Patterns of Innovation.  Organization Science   23(5), 1409-1427


Runners-up (tied - in no particular order)
Tambe P., Hitt L. and Brynjolfsson E. 2012  The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Innovation and Productivity.  Management Science, 58(5), 843-859.

Tortoriello M, Reagans R. and Mceviy B.  2012.   Bridging the Knowledge Gap: The Influence of Strong Ties, Network Cohesion, and Network Range on the Transfer of Knowledge between Organizational Units. Organization Science, 23(4), 1024-1039


2016 Best Paper Award Winner

Baldwin, Carliss, and Eric von Hippel. "Modeling a paradigm shift: From producer innovation to user and open collaborative innovation." Organization Science 22.6 (2011): 1399 -1417.

Runner-up
Boudreau, Kevin J., Nicola Lacetera, and Karim R. Lakhani. "Incentives and problem uncertainty in innovation contests: An empirical analysis." Management Science 57.5 (2011): 843-863


2015 Best Paper Award Winner
Elfenbein, Daniel W., Barton H. Hamilton, and Todd R. Zenger. “The small firm effect and the entrepreneurial spawning of scientists and engineers,” Management Science, 56.4 (2010), pp. 659-681.

Runner-up
Singh, Jasjit, and Lee Fleming. “Lone inventors as sources of breakthroughs: Myth or reality?” Management Science, 56.1 (2010), pp. 41-56.

2014 Best Paper Award Winner
Marx, Matt, D. Strumsky, and L. Fleming. "Mobility, skills, and the Michigan non-compete experiment." Management Science, 55.6 (2009), pp. 875–889

Runner-up
Andriopoulos, Constantine, and M. W. Lewis. "Exploitation-exploration tensions and organizational ambidexterity: Managing paradoxes of innovation." Organization Science, 20.4 (2008), pp. 696–717.

2013 Best Paper Award Winner
Nicolaou, Nicos, S. Shane, L. Cherkas, J. Hunkin, T. D. Spector. "Is the tendency to engage in entrepreneurship genetic?" Management Science, 54.1 (2008), pp. 167–179.

Runner-up
Gans, Joshua, D. Hsu, S. Stern. "The impact of uncertain intellectual property rights on the market for ideas: Evidence from patent grant delays." Management Science, 54.5 (2008), pp. 982–999.

2012 Best Paper Award Winner:

Schilling, Melissa A, and CC Phelps, "Interfirm collaboration networks: The impact of large-scale network structure on firm innovation," Management Science, 53.7 (2007), p. 1113-1126

Runners-up (tied - in no particular order)

S Klepper, "Disagreements, spinoffs, and the evolution of Detroit as the capital of the US automobile industry," Management Science, 53.4 (2007), p 626-631

L Fleming and DW Waguespack, "Brokerage, boundary spanning, and leadership in open innovation communities," Organization Science, 18.2 (2007), p. 165-180