The BALAS association sponsors an award program designed to recognize and encourage outstanding scholarship and research in the area of Latin American business activities. Beginning with the 2016 BALAS Conference, the best student paper award has been designated as the Luis Sanz Best Student Paper Award in honor of Dr. Sanz lifelong support of students and scholarship related to the business and economic environment of Latin America.
BALAS recognizes the outstanding effort of authors presenting and discussing papers in its annual conferences in the following categories:
The Award Recipients from the 2017 BALAS Conference hosted by the Facultad de Economía y Negocios de la Universidad de Chile are listed next. Congratulations to these authors whose papers were recognized as outstanding intellectual contributions of BALAS 2017 Conference!
- BEST TEACHING CASE
- LUIS SANZ BEST STUDENT PAPER
- OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL PAPER
- OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC AWARD
Winners of BALAS 2017 Conference awards:
- Best Teaching Case:
"Troubled Spain: Leading organizational changes through networks and design".
Authors: Eric Quintane, Gianluca Carnabusi, and María Helena Jaén.
- LUIS SANZ BEST STUDENT PAPER:
"Predicting Customer Value by Product: From RFM to RFM/P" Authors: Rodrigo Heldt, Cleo Silveira, and Fernando Luce
- OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL PAPER:
"It's not only what you say, but also how you say it: information disclosure in Latin America."
Authors: Maximiliano Gonzalez, Alexander Guzmán, Diego Tellez, and María Trujillo.
- OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC AWARD:
"Governance and Financial Performance in Family Business Groups: The Case of Mexico."
Author: Robert Grosse
Click here for a listing of previous awardees