The 2013 competition

The 2013 competition ended in November. The top five articles, available online in our Management Articles of the Year February 2014 report, are:

  • ‘Test-driving the future: how design competitions are changing innovation’

    by Professor Joseph Lampel, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Cass Business School, City University, London; Dr Pushkar P Jha, Lecturer in Strategy at Newcastle University Business School; and Professor Ajay Bhalla, Professor of Global Innovation Management,  Cass Business School, City University, London;

  • ‘Managing for sustainable employee development

    by Dr Rachel Lewis, Lecturer and Course Director in Occupational and Business Psychology, Kingston Business School and Director of Affinity Health at Work and Emma Donaldson, Occupational Health Psychologist  and Director of Affinity Health at Work.

  • ‘Innovating for sustainability: a user's guide’

    by Dr Richard Adams, NEMODE Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Innovation and Service Research, University of Exeter; Dr Sally Jeanrenaud, Senior Research Fellow in Sustainable Development,  University of Exeter; Professor John Bessant, Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Exeter;  Patrick Overy, Subject Librarian for Law and Business, Library of the  University of Exeter; Professor David Denyer, Professor of Organisational Change and Director of Research at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University.

  • 'Does management really work? How three essential practices can address even the most complex global problems’

    by Professor Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Professor Raffaella Sadun, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School; and Professor John Van Reenan, Director of the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

The highest rated of the five articles and overall winner was:

  • ‘The fatal bias: the prevailing managerial bias towards cost efficiency is seriously harmful to corporate performance’

    by Dr Jules Goddard, Fellow, London Business School

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