Stacey Guenther ‘20

Stacey Guenther ‘20 (GSLC, PhD) was named one of three finalists for the Academy of Management’s Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) special interest group’s 2021 Most Promising Dissertation Proposal Award for her proposal entitled, “A Phenomenological Inquiry into Group Beingness.” The award is made annually to doctoral students beginning the formulation of their dissertation topics, and/or currently performing dissertation-related research. Stacey has also been named a Fetzer Scholar for MSR, which is awarded to 20 doctoral candidates and new faculty members each year and includes membership and tuition to all MSR meetings and events for one year. The purpose of the MSR Most Promising Dissertation Award program is to honor and assist doctoral candidates working in the domain of Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) to develop quality dissertations that can integrate management with spirituality and/or religion, and also reflect novel and/or significant evidence-based theoretical and/or applied contributions to the field. As an emerging discipline of scholarship within the Academy of Management (AOM), MSR seeks to encourage quality doctoral dissertations as a springboard to ongoing contributory research and inquiry.