Dr. Tim Judge

One of the world’s most influential researchers is being recognized for his contributions to the field of human resource management.

Tim Judge was named the 2020 winner of Herbert Heneman Jr. Award for Career Achievement by the HR Division of the Academy of Management. The annual award is presented to an individual who has distinguished herself/himself in the field of human resource management.

“This is a great honor, and it’s only possible because of my interactions with so many incredibly talented people I’ve had the privilege of learning from,” said Judge, who serves as executive director of the Fisher Leadership Initiative.

This is not the first time Judge, who holds the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Fisher, has been recognized by the Academy of Management. In 2019, he was named the recipient of the Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award for his work with PhD students.

Judge has published in excess of 160 articles in refereed journals; 80 articles have appeared in top-tier journals. Out of 20,059 authors, this is the most in the 100-year history of management research. According to Google Scholar, his research has been cited more than 110,000 times, and his name has been on numerous lists of the most-cited scholars in business schools. 

In 2017 he was named the most influential author in industrial and organizational psychology, according to the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.

“While I am at a later stage in my career, I have many more miles ahead,” Judge said. “I can’t wait for what’s next.”