Founder Zoltan Acs wins book award for Why Philanthropy Matters


We’re delighted to congratulate our founder and president, Zoltan Acs, for receiving the Academy of Management’s 2014 George R. Terry Book Award for Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being:

The Academy of Management’s George R. Terry Book Award is granted annually to the book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the last two years.  Books that contribute to the advancement of management theory, conceptualization, research, or practice are eligible for this prestigious award.  To be considered for this award, submissions must be authored books (not edited books or textbooks) published within the preceding two years (2012, 2013).  

This year’s winners are:

Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form (Damon J. Phillips)
Why Philanthropy Matters:  How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being (Zoltan Acs)
Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the Plan (Francesca Gino)
The American Non-dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism (Nancy DiTomaso)
The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite ( Mark S. Mizruchi )