The 3rd Annual Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards 2007

Leadership & Organization Development Journal

ISSN: 0143-7739

Article publication date: 13 June 2008



(2008), "The 3rd Annual Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards 2007", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Vol. 29 No. 4.



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The 3rd Annual Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards 2007

Article Type: Research Awards 2007 From: Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Volume 27, Issue 8.

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Andreas RichterDepartment of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Instituto de Empresa Business School, Madrid, Spain

“Intergroup conflict in organisations: predictors and relationships with team working effectiveness”Doctoral award conferred by Aston University, UK

Highly commended

Tim BakerSchool of Learning & Professional Studies, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

“What are the core attributes of the new employment relationship?”Doctoral award conferred by Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Highly commended

Tim WalkerFaculty of Business & Management, University of Ulster, UK

“The role of best value and performance management in developing change within UK councils: an exploratory study”Doctoral award conferred by University of Ulster, UK

“The EFMD are exceedingly proud to support and reward such high quality research through the awards. We wishthe winners, and indeed all the applicants, success in their future academic careers.” (Professor Eric Cornuel,EFMD Director-General & CEO)

The awards, a collaboration between Emerald Group Publishing and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), were open to those who completed and satisfied examination requirements for a Doctoral award between 1 June 2005 and 1 October 2007, and had not applied for an Outstanding Doctoral Research Award previously.

The Award winner receives a cash prize of 1,500 (or other currency equivalent), a certificate and an offer of publication in Leadership & Organization Development Journal.

Application and eligibility criteria for next year’s Awards are now available on the Emerald web site ( and the EFMD web site (

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