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- "The Practice of Theory-Borrowing in Organizational Studies", Journal of Management, Volume 35, Pages 537-563, 2009.
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- Distinguished Scholar Award, Organizational and Management Theory Division , Academy of Management , 2004
- Distinguished Scholar Award , Marriott School of Management
- JMI Distinguished Scholar Award , Western Academy of Management