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Business professors recognized for research papers

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

LAWRENCE — Five professors at the University of Kansas School of Business have earned the 2012 Guy O. and Rosa Lee Mabry Best Paper Awards.

Scott Bronson, assistant professor of accounting, received the award for his article, "The Unintended Consequences of PCAOB Auditing Standard Nos. 2 and 3 on the Reliability of Preliminary Earnings Releases," which was published in 2011 in The Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Surendra Singh, area director of marketing, entrepreneurship and business law, and Steve Hillmer, area director of finance, economics and decision sciences, were recognized for their article, "Efficient Methods for Sampling Responses from Large-Scale Qualitative Date," which was published in 2011 in Marketing Science.

Douglas May, professor of organizational behavior, received the award for his article, "Moral Maturation and Moral Conation: A Capacity Approach to Explaining Moral Thought and Action," which was published in 2011 by The Academy of Management Review.

Jide Wintoki, professor of finance, earned the award for his article, "Implications of Data Screens on Merger and Acquisition Analysis: A Large Sample Study of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1992-2009," which was published by The Review of Financial Studies in 2011.

The Mabry Best Paper Awards were designed by the school's research, evaluation and development team and receive funding by an endowed gift from Guy Mabry, a KU School of Business alumnus and member of the school's board of advisors.

The selections were made by an ad hoc committee of the previous year's winners appointed by the research, evaluation and development team.

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