Distinguished Service Award recipient,
David Van Fleet
The Distinguished Service Award.
The Distinguished Service Award recipient is chosen by the Career Achievement Awards Committee: Richard T. Mowday (Chair) Kathy Eisenhardt, Janet Fulk, Tim Hall, Herminia Ibarra, and Greg Oldham. The committee reviews nominations accompanied by letters of support that specify the nominee’s accomplishments.
Criteria for this all-Academy award include excellence in one or more of the following: developing and/or enhancing a field of study; founding or creatively editing a journal; and building institutions, for example through creative or unusually effective service to a major professional organization.
The letters nominating this year’s service award recipient noted his:
• contributions to editing several journals,
• extensive involvement in multiple roles at all levels of the Academy of Management
• pioneering work in helping to define the study of military leadership
Rick Mowday, Career Achievement Award Chair mentioned during the Academy luncheon reception, “If I mentioned all of this individual’s specific service contributions, we would not have time for the President’s speech.”
The recipient of the 2008 Career Service Award is David Van Fleet.