Awards/Special Recognition
2016 Jerry S. Rawls Endowed Professorship of Management, Texas Tech University, 2016-present.

2016 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice.
2016 Integrated Scholar of the Year, Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration.
2015 Georgie G. Snyder Endowed Professorship of Management, Texas Tech University, 2015-present.
2014 President's Mid-Career Faculty Award, Texas Tech University. Inaugural University-wide award (one of ten awarded) to “recognize and reward those faculty who are emerging leaders nationally and internationally in their disciplines and who serve as role models and mentors for our students.”
2012 Coordinator’s Faculty Research Award. Area of Management, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University.

2012   2012 Family Business Review, Excellent Reviewer Award. 

2011   2011 Coordinator’s Faculty Research Award. Area of Management, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University. 

2011   Texas Tech University Libraries’ 27th Annual Faculty Academic Contributions Exhibit (FACE) –  “Recognizes faculty excellence, celebrates academic diversity, and fosters collaboration and dialogue across an array of disciplines.”  Recognized for:

           Payne, G.T., Short, J.C. & Austin, R., with R. Anderson (Illustrator). 2011. University Life: A College Survival Story. Flatworld Knowledge.

Recipient of Chancellor's Council Research Award, 2010.


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  • Be  2009 Bagley Chair Research Fellowship Award in the Area of Management, Texas Tech University. Given “in recognition of exemplary and meritorious research excellence.”

Business Policy and Strategy Division Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2008.

Elected “My Favorite Professor” by Texas Tech Graduating MBA Students, Fall, 2007.

Nominated for Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize (2007) for:

Moore, C.B., Payne, G.T., and Autry, C. “A Study of Networks, Entrepreneurship, and Performance: Examining Relational, Structural and Brokerage Effects.”

Texas Tech University Libraries’ 23rd Annual (2007) Faculty Academic Contributions Exhibit (FACE) – “Recognizes faculty excellence, celebrates academic diversity, and fosters collaboration and dialogue across an array of disciplines.”  Recognized for:

Payne, G.T. 2006. “Examining Configurations and Firm Performance in a Suboptimal Equifinality Context.” Organization Science, 17(6): 756-770.

Strategy Management and Entrepreneurship Track Best Reviewer Award, Southern Management Association, 2006.

Best Doctoral Student Paper for Ethics/Social Issues/Diversity Track
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Best Overall Doctoral Student Paper (First author must be doctoral student) of 2005
Southern Management Association Meeting in Charleston, SC.

For: Davis, J.L., Payne, G.T. and McMahan, G.C. “Scandalous Behavior of Mutual Fund Managers:  An Exploratory Study of the Influence of Management Fees and Fund Control on Unethical Behavior.”

Entrepreneurship Division Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2004.

Business Policy and Strategy Division Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2003.

Entrepreneurship Division Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2002.

Strategy Management/Business Policy Track Best Reviewer Award, Southern Management Association, 2002.

Business Policy and Strategy Division Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, 2001.

Entrepreneurship / Ethics Track Best Reviewer Award, Southern Management Association, 2001.


Honoraries and Related
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Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society, 1996)

2. Sigma Iota Epsilon (Management Honor Society, 1996)