July 6, 2011
Four professors, a postdoctoral intern and a doctoral student from HEC Montréal received awards for their papers at the recent annual conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), held at the Université du Québec à Montréal School of Management from July 2 to 5. The 39th ASAC Conference welcomed over 600 scholars from around the world to Montreal to discuss the latest issues in 19 management disciplines, on the theme What Matters Most.
Best Finance Paper Award
Presented to Jean-Claude Cosset, Director of Research and International Business Professor at HEC Montréal, and to Guy Charest, Ahmed Marhfor and Bouchra M’Zali, of UQAM, for Financing Constraints and International Cross-Listing – Contraintes de financement et cross-listing international. The award was sponsored by Greystone Managed Investments.
Best Information Systems Paper Award
Presented to Benoit Aubert, Professor of Governance and Information Technology at HEC Montréal, and to Haitham Tamin and Anne-Marie Croteau, of Concordia University, for Contemporary IS Department Characteristics: Exploratory Case Studies. The award was sponsored by the Concordia University Business School.
Awarded to Guy Paré, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Information Technology in Health Care, Ann-Frances Cameron, Assistant Professor in Information Technology, Placide Poba-Nzaou, postdoctoral intern, and Mathieu Templier, doctoral student, for A Systemic Assessment of Rigor in Information Systems Ranking-Type Delphi Studies.
Note also that Professor Jean-Claude Cosset was the keynote speaker in the Finance section. His talk was entitled What Have We Learned and What Matters Most in International Corporate Governance? – Qu’avons-nous appris et qu’est-ce qui compte le plus dans la gouvernance d’entreprise internationale ?
ASAC, founded in 1957, is a professional society that brings together more than 700 scholars from Canadian and other universities and managers and intellectuals from all over the world. Its members share a marked interest in the research and practice of management around the globe.