Press Release

IFSAM Inaugural Award for Excellence in Societally Relevant Management Scholarship


The International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management is proud to announce the recipients of its inaugural Award for Excellence in Societally Relevant Management Scholarship.

On this occasion, the award, which aims to encourage scholars to prioritize research which serves society, is jointly made to Professor Tima Bansal, Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada, and Professor emeritus Romain Laufer, HEC, Paris.

IFSAM celebrates Professor Bansal for the tradition in which she is working, the phenomena addressed in her work, and the body of societally relevant, impactful scholarship mostly around sustainability that she has produced.

IFSAM applauds Professor Romain Laufer for the multidisciplinary inherent in his scholarship, the critically important issues it addresses such as major societal risks, and the impressive body of scholarship that it has yielded.