Commission Economics and Management: Best Dissertation Award 2013

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Commission Economics and Management: Best Dissertation Award 2013

The International Society for Horticultural Science Best Dissertation Award is given to foster and disseminate research in Horticultural Economics and Management. It is presented annually to the person who has submitted the best doctoral dissertation for which a doctoral degree has been granted.

The dissertation must report a study for which a doctoral degree is awarded in the year ended December 31st 2013. The study must focus on some issue of relevance to the theory or practice of Horticultural Economics and Management. For the purpose of this award the discipline of Horticultural Economics and Management is taken to include business or management studies within a horticultural context. Such studies might be based on parent disciplines such as: macro-economics, micro-economics, marketing, business management, business strategy, human resource management etc. The best doctoral dissertation will be judged on the basis of the contribution that it makes to the Horticultural Economics and Management discipline. All research methodologies will be considered on an equal basis including for example, field surveys, laboratory experiments, quantitative, and qualitative investigations.

All nomination materials must be received no later than the close of business on Friday February 28, 2014 to be considered in the current competition.

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