2016 Research Methods Division Awards

The Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management is asking for nominations for three awards:

  • 2016 Sage Publications/RMD Distinguished Career Award
  • 2016 Sage Publications/RMD/CARMA Early Career Achievement Award
  • 2016 Sage Publications/Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award.

For consideration, nominations must be received by March 16, 2016. Please consider nominating individuals in our field you believe should be recognized for their contributions.

Full information about how to nominate someone is available for download here. And, you can view prior award winners here.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Awards Committee Chair, Andreas Schwab (aschwab@iastate.edu).


Construct: – Voice
Reference: – Van Dyne, L., & LePine, J. A. 1998. Helping and voice extra-role behaviors: Evidence of construct and predictive validity. Academy of Management Journal, 41(1): 108-119.
Link to article: – http://amj.aom.org/content/41/1/108.full?sid=77827fae-4738-4971-9a60-f0d4605c7e2f


Construct: – Promotive and Prohibitive Voice
Reference: – Liang, J., C. Farh, C. I., & Farh, J.-L. 2012. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination. Academy of Management Journal, 55(1): 71-92.
Link to article: – http://amj.aom.org/content/55/1/71.abstract


Multi-dimensional measures:

Resilience Scale for Adults (RSA)
original: Friborg, O., Hjemdal, O., Rosenvinge, J. H., & Martinussen, M. 2003. A new rating scale for adult resilience: what are the central protective resources behind healthy adjustment? International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 12(2): 65–76.
Adapted version (33 items, 5 dimensions):
Friborg, O., Barlaug, D., Martinussen, M., Rosenvinge, J. H., & Hjemdal, O. 2005. Resilience in relation to personality and intelligence. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 14(1): 29–42.

Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC)
original (25 items, 5 dimensions): Connor, K. M., & Davidson, J. R. T. 2003. Development of a new resilience scale: The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC). Depression and Anxiety, 18(2): 76–82.

10-item shorter version:
Campbell-Sills, L., & Stein, M. B. 2007. Psychometric analysis and refinement of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC): Validation of a 10-item measure of resilience. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 20(6): 1019–1028.

2-item shorter version:
Vaishnavi, S., Connor, K., & Davidson, J. R. T. 2007. An abbreviated version of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), the CD-RISC2: Psychometric properties and applications in psychopharmacological trials. Psychiatry Research, 152(2–3): 293–297.

Uni-dimensional measures:

Brief Resilience Scale    6 items
Smith, B. W., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E., Christopher, P., et al. 2008. The Brief Resilience Scale: assessing the ability to bounce back. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15(3): 194–200.

Brief Resilient Coping Scale    4 items
Sinclair, V. G., & Wallston, K. A. 2004. The development and psychometric evaluation of the Brief Resilient Coping Scale. Assessment, 11(1): 94 –101.


Windle, G., Bennett, K. M., & Noyes, J. 2011. A methodological review of resilience measurement scales. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 9(1): 1–18.

Ahern, N. R., Kiehl, E. M., Lou Sole, M., & Byers, J. 2006. A review of instruments measuring resilience. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 29(2): 103–125.