SHARON JOHNSON AWARD
About the Award
The Johnson Award is named in honor of its first recipient, Dr. Sharon Johnson.
Established to perpetuate the passion and commitment of integrating personal faith and business as modeled by Dr. Johnson, this award is bestowed annually to individuals actively making their intellectual work known among colleagues, students, and the broader business community.
The Johnson Award is sponsored by the R.W. Beckett Corporation.
The Johnson Award recognizes God-honoring intellectual contributions by individuals who incorporate learning, business, and faith into a dynamic process to promote Christian faith integration in business championed by Sharon Johnson:
Discovery: Purely investigative scholarship in search of new information
Integration: Scholarship that seeks to interpret, draw together, and bring new insight to bear on original research
Specifically, the selection committee seeks scholars whose life and stream of scholarship:
Honors God in its focus
Makes significant and meaningful contributions to thought and/or practice
Opens new lines of research and writing
Encourages others to engage in scholarly activity
Reflects a life lived in faith integration
The honoree receives a plaque, a monetary award, and a public tribute.
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