The award competition was firstly announced earlier in the spring and after receiving 23 submissions MMTC carefully selected and awarded 8 authors and 4 thesis with a monetary prize and a certificate. Congratulations to the winning thesis and awarded authors.
Important criteria for evaluation was novelty and relevance of the research question, anchoring in relevant literature, rigor of the empirical study, profoundness of the empirical results, trustworthiness of analysis and novelty of insights. Besides the monetary reward and certificate the authors will get support from MMTC scholars to rewrite the study into a publishable article.
JIBS and MMTC are grateful to all contributors to the competition and congratulate the awarded authors!