These research projects build on Marquis's earlier work that analyzed how firm behavior is shaped by broader contexts such as embeddedness in geographic communities and how environmental conditions during founding periods leave a lasting imprint on organizations.
In particular, Marquis's prior research examined the effects of these processes in the contexts of community-based social networks and the evolution of the US banking industry.
The recipient of the Best Services Proposal Award is also eligible for the Best Proposal and Runner-up Proposal Awards.
Eligible entrants are those doctoral candidates who have successfully defended their dissertation proposal, but have not completed the final defense of the dissertation prior to the competition submission deadline.
Pondy award for best dissertation in organizational theory from the Academy of Management, the 2003 James D.
Thompson Award for best graduate student paper from the American Sociological Association, and the 2005 State Farm Doctoral Dissertation Award.
Documents must be formatted in MS Word, double-spaced, using Times New Roman 11-point font with 1 inch margins all around.
Proposals are limited to 15 pages, including all figures, tables, and references and should begin with an abstract of 150 words or less.
He is currently pursuing several streams of research.
The first seeks to assess how firms' and entrepreneurs' social and environmental strategies and activities can be designed to maximize both business and social value.