Awards & Recognition

STEP Sponsored Awards

STEP Best Poster Award – $1,000 winner

FERC 2018

Best project and poster using data from STEP

Ana González, Grand Valley State University, USA; Yeny Rodriguez, Universidad Icesi, Colombia; and Carol Sanchez, Grand Valley State University, USA

“Women’s involvement in family businesses and its effect on performance”

STEP Global Academic Conference

2016 Awards

Best Full Paper Presentation

James Davis, Professor, Utah State University, USA

“Family Functioning, Entrepreneurship and Performance: The case of family business”

Co-authors: Matt Allen, Babson College, USA; Holly Ferraro, Utah State University, USA; Albert James, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada; Bill Worthington, Baylor University, USA

Best Poster Presentation

Dr. Eric Clinton, Dublin City University, Ireland

“Entrepreneurial Learning Processes in a Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family Firm”

Co-authors: Professor Maura McAdam, Dublin City University, Ireland; Martina Brophy, Dublin City University, Ireland

Best Roundtable 1

Leilanie Mohd Nor, Assistant Professor, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia

“Family Character is Company Character: An Islamic Family Business in Malaysia”

Co-authors: Mohar Yusof, Associate Professor, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak; Malaysia

James Hoopes, Professor, Babson College, USA

Best Roundtable 2

Albert James, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada

“Redefining Wealth in the Family Business”

Co Authors: Matt Allen, Babson College, USA;  James Davis, Professor, Utah State University, USA

Holly Ferraro, Utah State University, USA; Bill Worthington, Baylor University, USA)