National and International Recognition Award

Each year Waikato Management School staff receive international awards in recognition of the quality of their research.

Te Raupapa Waikato Management School



Name of WMS Researcher Award Name of Paper Awarded By
Shaen Corbet(SAFE)  Highly Cited Researcher 2022    Clarivate
 Jonathan Scott(SOMM) and Abhishek Mukherjee (SAFE)  Best Paper Finalist  "Stay Home, Save SMEs"?: An exploratory study of the financial impact of the 'short' 2020 COVID-19 lockdown on small businesses in Aotearoa New Zealand  ISEE 2022
Umesh Sharma (SAFE)  Outstanding Reviewer    Outstanding Reviewer




Name of WMS Researcher Award Name of Paper Awarded By
Shivendu Pratap Singh (SAFE) Most cited article since 2018 Sourcing knowledge in open source software projects: The impacts of internal and external social capital on project success Journal of Strategic Information Systems
Susan Olivia andJohn Gibson (SAFE) Editor’s Choice Collection Direct and Indirect Effects of Covid-19 on Life Expectancy in Indonesia Bulletin of Indonesian Studies
Umesh Sharma (SAFE)  Outstanding Reviewer    Outstanding Reviewer





Name of WMS Researcher Award Name of Paper Awarded By
Suzette Dyer (SOMM) Highly Commended Paper "Good" Things Take Time: A Living Story of Research so far 2020 Emerald Literati Award
Kelly Hsiao (SAFE)

Outstanding Reviewers Award

Outstanding Reviewer, Meditari Accountancy Research


2020 Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Virtual Conference

Emerald Publishing Literati Award

Gohar Khan (SOMM) ESI (Essential Science Indicators by Web of Science) 1% highly cited article Methodological Research on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling Web of Science
Kathryn Pavlovich (SOMM) Showcase Symposium, MSR Interest Group Re-visioning Management: Quantum Perspectives Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Jonathan Scott (SOMM) Best Paper Award Institutional Governance Effects on SME Firm Growth Academy of Business Research Online Conference
Peter Sun (SOMM) Highly Commended Paper Personality Traits and Personal Values of Servant Leaders 2020 Emerald Literati Awards
Amanda Williamson (SOMM) Best Developmental Paper, Entrepreneurship Track Sentiment Towards Entrepreneurship: A Process Perspective 2020 British Academy of Management (BAM) Virtual Conference





Name of WMS Researcher Award Name of Paper Awarded By
Muhammad Cheema Frank Scrimgeour (SAFE) Best Paper Award

Oil Prices and Stock Market Anomalies

23rd New Zealand Finance Colloquium
Nirosha Hewa Wellalage (SAFE) 2019 Early Career Researcher Award   Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc
Umesh Sharma (SAFE)

2019 Emerald Literati Award, Outstanding Reviewer



Shivendu Pratap Singh (SOMM)

Runner-up, INFORMS 2019 Times Best Working Paper Award

Dominant Design in Complex Assembled Digital Products: A Longitudinal Analysis of Television Components


Margalit Toledano (SOMM)

Best Paper Award

Building Community Resilience: Strategic Communication in Disaster Management

European Public Relations Education and Research Association Annual Congress





Name of WMS Researcher Award Name of Paper Awarded By  

Roger Brooksbank (SOMM)

Best Paper Award

Technology-based Marketing Strategies through the Consumer Lens: How Interrelated are Perceptions of Ethicality and Effectiveness?

The Institute for Global Business Research Conference


Jenny Gibb (SOMM)

Best Paper Award (Entrepreneurship, Start-Ups & Small Business Stream)

How SME Owners and Managers Leverage their Personal Social Resources for Wellbeing and Performance

Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference


Greg Hou (SAFE)

Best Paper Award, Empirical Research

Price Discovery in Chinese Stock Index Futures Market:  New Evidence Based on Intraday Data

The Japanese Association of Financial Econometrics and Engineering


Kathryn Pavlovich (SOMM)

Best Accepted Paper

Purpose, Poverty and Transcendence

Academy of Management Annual Meeting


Chris Ryan (SOMM)

Second Place

Authenticity at the "Ching Dynasty Palace" of Grand View Gardens (Daguanyuan) — The Visitors’ Perception

Human Geography Conference


Umesh Sharma and Vida Botes (SAFE)

Emerald Literati Highly Commended Award

A Gap in Management Accounting Education: Fact or Fiction