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PhD student selected for Academy of Management Best Paper Award


Stefano TasselliStefano Tasselli, a PhD candidate in Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been awarded with the Academy of Management Best Paper Award in the Health Care Management Division. He will receive the award during a ceremony in Orlando, Florida, on 12 August 2013.

In his paper, titled “Network antecedents of knowledge transfer: the case of health care professionals”, Stefano explores the social network mechanisms explaining patterns of knowledge transfer between distinct professional groups in health care settings.

Stefan Scholtes, PhD Programme Director at Cambridge Judge Business School, said:

We are delighted to hear about Stefano’s success. His paper was selected from hundreds of submissions. It is exceptionally rare that PhD students win such competitive awards. This is a great signal of the quality of our PhD programme.”

Stefano Tasselli said:

I am extremely satisfied with this award in one of the most prestigious conferences in the world in the field of management studies. This is a great achievement for me, and an unequivocal signal of the high level of our PhD programme.”

Stefano is specialising in social networks and organisations. He is a member of the Organisational Behaviour & Information Systems subject group, and of the Cambridge Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise. During his doctoral studies, his research focuses on social network structure, individual agency and organisational outcomes.