Ed Zajac was named the 2013 Distinguished Scholar by the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management. He gave this presentation on the occasion of his award, August 12, 20123, in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida.
Ed is the James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations, and Chair of the Management & Organizations Department at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He earned his Ph.D. in organization and strategy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1986.
Since 1980, the Organization and Management Theory Division has been presenting the Distinguished Scholar Award to scholars whose contributions have been central to the intellectual development of the field of organization studies.
The Distinguished Scholar Award and Breakfast was sponsored in part by the Boston College Carroll School of Management.