TAMIU Business Profs Receive Awards
Posted: 12/5/13

TAMIU Business Profs
Receive Awards

Four members of the Texas A&M International University A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business received awards from the American Society for Competitiveness (ASC) and International Society of Competiveness Conference held in Pittsburgh, Penn., in November.

For his work “The Weakness of the Intrapreneurial and Venture Capitalist Approaches to Disruptive Innovation: An Opportunity for Angel Investors,” Dr. Kamal Dean Parhizgar, professor of management, division of International Business and Technology Studies, and co-author, Areeg Barakat, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, received the “Best Conceptual Paper Award.”

Kamal Parhizgar

Dr. Kamal Dean Parhizga

Dr. Ananda Mukherji, professor of management, Dr. Jyotsna Mukherji, associate professor of marketing, and Dr. Pedro Hurtado, associate professor of management, received the ASC Outstanding Paper Award for their work, “The Impact of Environmental Variables and Firm Strategies on the Performances of Entrepreneurial Firms.”

Ananda Mukherji

Dr. Ananda Mukherji

Jyotsna Mukherji

Dr. Jyotsna Mukherji

Pedro Hurtado

Dr. Pedro Hurtado

Of note, there were approximately 100 papers submitted by scholars from all over the world. Best papers were selected based on recommendations by outside reviewers and an in-house committee was responsible for the final selection.

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