STAMFORD, Conn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaffer Consulting announces the creation of The Robert H. Schaffer Award for the Best Paper in Applied International Management, to be awarded annually by the International Management Division of the Academy of Management.
The Robert H. Schaffer Award will honor Robert H. Schaffer, a distinguished leader and innovator in the management consulting industry, who originated the firm's unique results-driven approach to organizational change. The inaugural Robert H. Schaffer Award will be presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, on August 15, 2011, to the writer of the best paper on applied international management.
"It is an honor to recognize Robert for all he has done, and continues to do, to advance the practice of management. Our firm has a long history of promoting research in the field and we are delighted to continue that tradition in partnership with the Academy of Management," said Matthew McCreight, managing partner of Schaffer Consulting.
About Schaffer Consulting
Schaffer Consulting helps organizations around the world transform performance in ways that break through barriers to change and improve results rapidly, while building internal capabilities for even greater success. The firm also publishes extensively – with five books in the last decade, and hundreds of articles, including over a dozen in the Harvard Business Review. To learn more, visit www.SchafferResults.com.
About the Academy of Management
The Academy of Management (the Academy; AOM) is a leading professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. For more information about the professional association, visit http://www.aomonline.org/aom.asp.
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