Ann E. Tenbrunsel, Rex and Alice A. Martin Professor of Business Ethics, was honored with a Distinguished Faculty Award, presented by the University during halftime of the Notre Dame-Miami football game in Chicago. Tenbrunsel also is the director of the Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide and researches in the area of behavioral ethics. Her book Blind Spots: Why We Fail to Do What’s Right and What to Do about It, co-authored with Max H. Bazerman of Harvard, won the 2012 Silver Medal Axiom Business Book Award in Business.
Juan M. Rivera, associate accountancy professor and Kellogg Institute fellow, received the Lybrand Certificate of Merit Award for his research paper co-authored with Professor Ken Milani, “Budgeting for International Operations: Its Impact on and Integration with Strategic Planning.” The study was published in the Summer 2011 issue of Management Accounting Quarterly, and was selected as one of the best articles of the year at the Institute of Management Accountants annual meeting in June 2012.
Jeremy Griffin, assistant accountancy professor, won the Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award from the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association for his paper, “The Effects of Uncertainty and Disclosure on Auditors’ Fair Value Materiality Decisions.” Criteria for the award included creativity, publication potential and impact on the practice of auditing.