Boyer, Morris receive Academy of Management awards

Published: 2010-10-01

Kenneth K. Boyer, Dean’s Distinguished Professor in the Management Sciences Department, received the Operations Management Distinguished Scholar Award at the 2010 Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting.

The Operations Management division in the AOM cited Boyer’s research work and his role as editor of the Journal of Operations Management, the leading scholarly publication in the field, in selecting him for the honor. Boyer’s areas of expertise are in operations strategy, technology management, and e-commerce operations. He  is a member of the Academy of Management, Production and Operations Management Society and Decision Sciences Institute. His professional activities include serving in several leadership positions within the Decision Sciences Institute and the Academy of Management.

Shad Morris, assistant professor of international business in the Management Sciences Department, was awarded the International HRM Scholarly Research Award. The award is for the article “Global Challenges in Replicating HR: The Role of People, Processes, and Systems,” published in Human Resource Management. Morris teaches and conducts research in the areas of international business, particularly focusing on how global firms create value through people and knowledge.