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George R. Terry Book Award (2018)

The Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award is granted annually to the book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the last two years.  Books that contribute to the advancement of management theory, conceptualization, research, or practice are eligible for this prestigious award.

The recipient of the 2018 award was announced and presented at the Academy of Management Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The award committee is pleased to announce the 2018 George R. Terry Book Award recipient:

Ringtone: Exploring the Rise and Fall of Nokia in Mobile Phones

Yves Doz and Keeley Wilson






Congratulations to the finalists for this year's award:

DoctorsatWar  MeanMen    BadJobs

Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital (Mark de Rond)

Mean Men: The Perversion of America's Self-Made Man (Mark Lipton)

Where Bad Jobs Are Better: Retail Jobs Across Countries and Companies (Françoise Carré and Chris Tilly)


Award Committee

Sonja Opper, Lund University (chair);  Maryann P. Feldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ann Langley, HEC Montreal; Mark S. Mizruchi, University of Michigan; and Charles A. O'Reilly, III, Stanford University.

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