Recent awards

2017 – Outstanding Reviewer Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence – Review work done for International Journal of Managing Projects in Business during 2016.

More information about the 2017 Awards for Excellence can be found here.

2016 – Outstanding Reviewer Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence – Review work done for International Journal of Managing Projects in Business during 2015.

Award motivation: The editorial team were asked to select up to two reviewers to receive this award and you were chosen as they wanted to recognize your significant contribution throughout 2015. We want to say thank you for your excellent work as a reviewer because without your effort and dedication, Emerald journals would not have the right to be called scholarly.

More information about the Awards for Excellence can be found on the Emerald website, and the following link.

2014 – Highly Commended Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence – Winning paper, “The informal liaison role of project controllers in new product development projects” published in International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. Co-author: Thommie Burström.

Award motivation: As the Editorial Team were asked to nominate an Outstanding Paper and up to three Highly Commended Papers. “The informal liaison role of project controllers in new product development projects” was chosen as a Highly Commended Paper winner as it is one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2013.

More information about the Awards for Excellence can be found on the Emerald website.

2012 – Awarded the Pedagogical prize from Umeå School of Business and Economics. http://www.usbe.umu.se/nyhet//.cid190952

Motivation: “The 2012 Pedagogical prize at Umeå School of Business has been awarded Assistant professor Mattias Jacobsson. Jacobsson is active at the department of Business Administration at the Business School. Jacobsson is awarded the prize due to the way he has been able to combine scientific knowledge with an excellent understanding of the students and their learning. He has, with innovative thinking and responsiveness, developed courses that have given students a good understanding of, and confidence in, areas such as project management. His courses have for several years received solely positive reviews from the students”. [Edited Google translate]

2012 – Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence – Winning paper, “Breaking out of the straitjacket of project research:  In search of contribution” published in International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. Co-author: Söderholm, Anders.

Motivation: The award winning papers are chosen following consultation amongst the journal’s Editorial Team. The winning paper has been selected as it was one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2011.

More information about the Awards for Excellence can be found on the Emerald website. You can also download the 2012 Awards for Excellence brochure here.