The GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) Project is pleased to announce the Robert J.
House Best Paper Award, generously sponsored by University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business. The
GLOBE award will honor an outstanding recent dissertation-based article/paper, or any other published paper on
leadership, societal or organizational culture using the GLOBE database, GLOBE research tools, GLOBE leadership or GLOBE
culture theory. Manuscript topics may include leadership, organizational behavior, organization theory, strategic
management, corporate social responsibility, ethics, or any other organizational relevant topic. The recipient of the award
will receive a US$ 2,500 cash prize and will be normally honored at the GLOBE meeting at the appropriate Academy of
Management Annual Meeting or the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Criteria for submission:
• All submissions must be based on GLOBE data, using GLOBE’s instruments and/or theoretical frameworks.
• These may include:
A published paper (which has been assigned a DOI, irrespective of whether it appears in hard copy), which could be
either single or a multiple authored, with a DOI listing of 2016 or later;
An unpublished paper, which could be either single or a multiple authored, and which has been submitted and accepted
to a peer-reviewed journal (proof of acceptance required);
An unpublished dissertation-based paper (either single or multiple authored—with the doctoral student as the first
author), which must be based on a doctoral dissertation completed in 2016 or later;
A published dissertation-based paper (either single or multiple authored—with the doctoral student as the first author),
which must be based on a doctoral dissertation completed in 2014 or later.
• The work should make a significant contribution to research knowledge in the field of global leadership and/or crosscultural
• The work should incorporate relevant theoretical and empirical literature.
• The methodology and data analysis should adequately test engaging research questions.
• The discussion should highlight the theoretical, empirical and practical contributions and suggest future research
directions for global leadership and cross-cultural research.
• The paper should logically, succinctly, and clearly present ideas.
Submission deadline: November 10, 2019
The following guidelines will be used to ensure consistent submissions by candidates
• If a published paper:
-Please submit a Portable Document Format (PDF) version.
-If an unpublished paper:
o The documents submitted (title page, abstract, main text, figures, tables, references, etc.) must be in PDF form.
o The maximum length is 40 pages inclusive of title page, abstract, and text. Tables, figures, appendices, and
references are excluded from this count.
o Submissions are acceptable in any recognized style (e.g., APA, AMJ, Harvard).
• If the submission is based on a dissertation, the candidate must provide official evidence of the date of
dissertation/doctoral study’s completion.
• The Committee requires the curricula vitae (CV’s) of all the names associated with submitted papers.
• The candidate(s) should submit all materials to the email address of the Committee Chair (email@example.com)
• In the case of a dissertation-based paper, do not submit the actual dissertation.
• The check will be made out to the author of the winning paper (or first author of a multi-authored paper).
The winning paper will be notified by January 20, 2020.
In the absence of a paper deemed deserving of the award, the award may be withheld.
• Committee members: Neal M. Ashkanasy (Committee Chair), Professor of Management, UQ Business School, Felix
C. Brodbeck, Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen,
Munich, Germany, Ute Stephan, Professor, King’s College London, King’s Business School, Strategy, International
Management and Entrepreneurship (SIME) Group