The Annual Conference Responsible Research Paper Prize recognizes a conference paper that best meets the goals of RRBM, with a special emphasis on papers that involve stakeholders such as organizations, policy makers, managers and consultants, besides academic scholars. Such involvement must be substantial, e.g., co-authorship, active involvement in provision and analysis of data, or co-development and implementation of practices. In particular, the selected paper will exhibit responsible research in the sense that it offers useful and credible knowledge in the field of strategic management. The paper will have practical implications that can inform policy making and benefit society, while demonstrating the trustworthiness, validity and reliability of the research claims.
A paper nominated for the RRBM Award can be also nominated for other SMS Conference Awards.
The paper will be assessed based on the stated RRBM criteria: