Dr. Claudia M. Wagner’s doctoral research was chosen as Highly Commended Award winner of the 2016 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. The dissertation was titled “Intuition in supplier selection – An emotional perspective of team decision making”.
These awards celebrate excellence in research within seven subject categories. The judges picked dissertations which demonstrated significance/implications for theory and practice, originality and innovation, appropriateness and application of the methodology and the quality of the data/research.
Claudia Wagner’s work was supervised by WHU-professor Lutz Kaufmann. It was for the eight time that a dissertation from this research team wins an award in this research competition. This makes WHU the most successful institution in the history of this prestigious EFMD/Emerald competition.
EFMD is recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programs. Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice.