William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award

This award recognizes the best publication (in a refereed journal) in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.

Sponsor: Division 14

Description

The William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award is given to the author(s) of the publication in a refereed journal judged to have the highest potential to significantly impact the field of I-O psychology within the past calendar year. There is no restriction on the specific journals in which the publication appears, only that the journal be refereed and that the publication concerns a topic of relevance to the field of I-O psychology.

The author(s) of the best publication is (are) awarded a plaque and a $1,500 cash prize (to be split in the case of multiple authors).

Eligibility

Publications may be submitted by any member of SIOP, the American Psychological Society, the Association for Psychological Science, or by any person who is sponsored by a member of one of these organizations. Self- and other nominations are welcome. The Owens Award Subcommittee may also generate nominations. Those evaluating the publications will be blind to the source of the nomination.

Publications having multiple authors are acceptable.

How to Apply

Criteria for Evaluation of Publications   

Publications will be evaluated in terms of the following criteria:

  1. The degree to which the research addresses a phenomenon that is of significance to the field of I-O psychology.

  2. The potential impact or significance of the publication to the field of I-O psychology.

  3. The degree to which the research displays technical adequacy, including issues of internal validity, external validity, appropriate methodology, appropriate statistical analysis, comprehensiveness of review (if the publication is a literature review), and so forth.

Guidelines for Submission of Publications

  1. Publications may be submitted by any member of SIOP, the American Psychological Society, the Association for Psychological Science, or by any person who is sponsored by a member of one of these organizations. Self- and other nominations are welcome. The Owens Award Subcommittee may also generate nominations. Those evaluating the publications will be blind to the source of the nomination.

  2. Publications having multiple authors are acceptable.

  3. Publications must be submitted electronically.

Administrative Procedures  

  1. Publications will be reviewed by a subcommittee of the Awards Committee of SIOP, consisting of at least six members.

  2. The Awards Committee will make a recommendation to the Executive Committee of SIOP about the award-winning publication and, if appropriate, a publication deserving honorable mention status.

  3. The Executive Committee may either endorse or reject the recommendations of the Awards Committee, but may not substitute a nominee of its own.

  4. In the absence of a publication that is deemed deserving of the award by both the Awards Committee and the Executive Committee, the award may be withheld.

Past Recipients
2014

Michele J. Gelfand, PhD
Lisa M. Leslie, PhD
Kirsten Keller, PhD
Carsten de Dreu, PhD

2013
Neil R. Anderson, PhD
Paul D. Bliese, PhD
Gilad Chen, PhD
Helena Cooper-Thomas, PhD
Robert E. Ployhart, PhD 
2010

Adam Grant

2009

David A. Harrison
Katherine J. Klein

2008

David Harrison
Daniel Newman
Philip Roth

2007

Joshua Sacco
Neal Schmitt

2006

Ruth Kanfer
Phillip L. Ackerman

2005

Philip M. Podsakoff
Scott B. MacKenzie
Jay Lee
Nathan P. Podsakoff

2004

Benjamin Schneider
Amy Nicole Salvaggio
Montse Subirats

2003

Katherine J. Klein
Amy B. Conn
Joann Speer Sorra

2002

E. Allan Lind
Jerald Greenberg
Kimberly S. Scott
Thomas D. Welchans

2002

Elaine D. Pulakos
Sharon Arad
Michelle A. Donovan
Kevin E. Plamondon

2001

Timothy A. Judge
Chad A. Higgins
Carl J. Thoresen
Murray R. Barrick

2000

Paul Tesluk
Rick Jacobs

1999

David Chan
Neal Schmitt

1999

Peter Dorfman
Jon Howell
Shozo Hibino
Jin Lee
Uday Tate
Arnoldo Bautista

1998

Avraham N. Kluger
Angelo S. DeNisi