Bayes PhD fellow wins Academy of Management award

Sukrit Vinayavekhin received the Best Student Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

Sukrit Vinayavekhin, a PhD Fellow in Management at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), won the Best Student Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in August 2023.

Sukrit won the award in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Division for his paper titled “Impact of Blockchain-driven Sustainable Supply Chain Transparency on Buyer’s Supplier Selection”, which also includes Professor Feng Li, Chair of Information Management at Bayes, and Dr Aneesh Banerjee, Reader in Management at Bayes, as authors. The paper investigates buyers’ preference for sustainability information disclosed by suppliers using the blockchain. Please contact the authors for further details.

AoM award

(From left to right) Professor Feng Li, Sukrit Vinayavekhin and Dr Aneesh Banerjee at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Speaking about the award, Sukrit said:

“My special gratitude goes to both of my supervisors, Feng and Aneesh. Their insights and expertise have been essential in shaping this paper, and I am grateful for their mentorship. I am overjoyed that both of them were here with me on this special day, which is a moment in my life that I will always cherish.”

Professor Feng Li said:

“I would like to congratulate Sukrit, as he beat some strong competition to win this prestigious award. The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management is attended by over 10,000 people, including all the top business schools and many of the leading management scholars from around the world, and such recognition demonstrates the strong research being produced by academics at Bayes.”

Dr Banerjee added his congratulations and said:

“Our PhD programme produces some very high-quality industry-oriented research - especially, in technology and operations management, and it’s great to see Sukrit’s hard work being recognised. As a next step, we are working with industry leaders to translate these findings into practical actions.”

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