Recipient of 2011 Sage Publications/Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award, with Steve Gove and Mike Hitt.

Elected Program Chair, Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, 2011.

Invited to serve as Associate Editor, Journal of Management, 2011.

Paper “Antecedents of interlocking directorships within business groups” (with F. Zona & K. Haynes) nominated for Best Conference Paper Award, 2010 Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Rome, Italy.

Outstanding Editorial Board Member Award, Strategic Management Journal, 2009.

Outstanding Editorial Board Member Award, Strategic Management Journal, 2008.

Elected representative-at-large, Academy of Management, Research Methods Division, 2008.

Elected representative-at-large, Strategic Management Society, Strategic Management and Governance interest group, 2008.

Appointed to Strategic Management Society Task Force on Teaching, 2008.

Fellow of the Center for Advancement of Research Methods (CARMA), 2005.

Outstanding Reviewer Award 1998-99, Academy of Management Journal Editorial Board.

Paper “Corporate governance and shareholder value” (with M.M. Muth) selected as a finalist for the Best Paper Prize, 1999 Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Paper  “Moving metaphors: Recipes for teaching management via experiential exercises” (w/ S. Gove, & M.A. Clark) selected for Best Paper Proceedings, 1999 Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Paper “Matching CEO compensation practices to diversification strategies” (w/ S. Finkelstein, H. Barkema & L. Gomez-Mejia) selected as one of the ‘best papers’, 1997 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Paper “Strategic governance reform: An international view” (w/ D. Norburn & M. Fox) selected as one of the ‘best papers’, 1995 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

Nominee, Old Dominion University Phi Kappa Phi Teachers Excellence Award (university-wide), 1995.

Paper “CEO duality and firm performance: An international comparison” (w/ M. Howard & W.O. Carroll) selected as one  of the ‘best papers’, 1994 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Jouy-en-Josas, France.

Paper “Corporate governance and social performance” (w/ W.O. Carroll) selected as one  of the ‘best papers’,1993 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.