Activities

The Diana International Research Conference 2016

Best Paper Awards

This year's Diana International Conference was hosted by the University of Nordland Business School and Nordland Research Institute in Bodo, Norway, June 12-14, 2016.  Best papers were awarded in the categories of Gender in Family Business, Gender and Innovation, and Best Paper by Young Scholar.

The Award for the Best Paper on Gender in Family Business was sponsored by Nordland County Council, and given to the best paper with a contribution to the field of family business with regard to gender.

Award for the Best Paper on Gender in Family Business

Winner:  Rosemarie Kay and Nadine Schloemer-Laufen
Gender diversity in top-management positions in large family and nonfamily businesses

Nominee:  Susan Clark Muntean and Eris Dardha
Gender inequities in the family business

Nominee:  Daniela Gimenez, Andrea Calabrò, Tommaso Minola, and Linda Edelman
Gender and career choice intentions within the family firm

The Award for the Best Paper on Gender and Innovation was sponsored by the Research Council of Norway, and given to the best paper with a contribution to the research field of gender and innovation.

Award for the Best Paper on Gender and Innovation

Winner:  Birgitte Ljunggren, Elisabeth Angell and Trine Kvidal-Røvik
Gender mainstreaming of an innovation program: translations of gender

Nominee:  Cecilia Nahnfeldt and Malin Lindberg
Diaconal gendered innovations in the Church of Sweden

The Award for the Best Paper Authored by a Young Scholar was sponsored by Nord University, and given to a paper in any topic with a young scholar (doctoral students and early career scholars) as the lead author and presenter. 

Award for the Best Paper Authored by a Young Scholar

Winner:  Aniela Kuhl
How entrepreneurship affects families: financial management practices of entrepreneurial households

Nominee:  Kerstin Ettl
It's all about diversity? Analysis of the relationship between diversity and gender in academic journals

Nominee:  Diana Hechavarria
Speak my language: The impact of future tense and gender on entrepreneur's blended value goals