Julia DiBenigno, assistant professor of organizational behavior, has been named a winner of the second IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management, co-sponsored by the International Association for Chinese Management Research and the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management. DiBenigno received the award for her 2018 article, “Anchored Personalization in Managing Goal Conflict between Professional Groups: The Case of U.S. Army Mental Health Care,” published in the Administrative Science Quarterly. She will be honored at an award ceremony with the other winners in August in Boston.
According to Responsible Research in Business and Management, “the IACMR-RRBM award recognizes excellent scholarship that focuses on important issues for business and society using sound research methods with credible results… The selected studies best exemplify the principles of responsible research, striving for broad and significant societal benefits, and leaving the world a better place for thier presence in the literature.” The award recognizes articles published in the last five years (2014 to 2018).
DiBenigno is an organizational ethnographer and field researcher whose most recent work explores mechanisms of cooperation, change, and influence in the context of improving Army mental health care for active-duty U.S. soldiers.