Winners of the 2021 AMS Review - Sheth Foundation Doctoral Competition for Conceptual Articles (ADCCA)

The 2021 AMS Review-Sheth Foundation Annual Doctoral Competition for Conceptual Articles generated an enthusiastic response from doctoral students all over the world. In total, the competition received 41 submissions of which the six most promising were selected as winners and another five as runners-up. 

This year’s winners include (listed alphabetically):

“Leveling Up! Increasing Motivation, Goal Setting and Attainment Using Gamification: The Potential for a New Construct”
Shawn Enriques, University of Wyoming, USA

“Conceptualizing Coping Capital”
Vikram Kapoor, University of Limerick, Ireland
Russell Belk, York University, Canada

“Ecosystem Alignment around Customers”
Fares Georges Khalil, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
Kristina Heinonen, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

“Customer Experience in Access-Based Services: A Conceptual Framework and Implications for Research”
Dhrithi Mahadevan, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India

“Re(de)fining Dual-Process Models of Information Processing using Affective-Cognitive and Conscious-Unconscious Dimensions”
Priya Narayanan, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
Arvind Sahay, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India 

“Marketing solutions for social dilemmas: a systematic review, taxonomy of marketing solutions, and research agenda”
Siavash Rashidi-Sabet, Texas Tech University, USA
Sreedhar Madhavaram, Texas Tech University, USA
 

The runners-up of the 2021 competition are (listed alphabetically):

Aun Ahmed, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India
Lena Bjørlo, M.Sc., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Rolf Findsrud, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
Vitor Moura Lima, York University, Canada
Niklas Vallström, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

2021 Competition’s Co-Chairs:

Elina Jaakkola (University of Turku, Finland)
Roberick Brodie (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Stephen L. Vargo (University of Hawaii, USA)

The AMS Review-Sheth Foundation Annual Doctoral Competition for Conceptual Articles is open to current, or recently completed, doctoral students. The competition encourages doctoral students to identify and publish impactful conceptual ideas; and connects them with leading marketing scholars who provide feedback and mentoring to enhance their conceptual contribution.

The next call for 2022 submissions will be published in October 2021 at AMS Review’s website: https://www.springer.com/journal/13162/updates (see section “Journal updates”)