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Awards for Excellence - 2008

Outstanding Papers - Operations, Logistics & Quality


Award journal index



Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Evaluating performance of Nordic and Baltic stock exchanges
Nerijus Maciulis, Vaiva Lazauskaite, Elias Bengtsson

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Valuation of private companies by Estonian private equity and venture capitalists
Priit Sander, Margus K

Volume 2 number 1
Action research as culture change tool
Romualda Marcinkoniene, Tauno Kek

Volume 2 number 1
Leadership in different kinds of regional development networks
Vesa Harmaakorpi, Harri Niukkanen

Outstanding reviewer

Tauno Kek


Chinese Management Studies

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
Organizational changes in Chinese companies: a resource-based view
Ruth Alas, Wei Sun

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Analysis of political risks and opportunities in public private partnerships (PPP) in China and selected Asian countries
Tillmann Sachs, Robert Tiong, Shou Qing Wang

Volume 1 number 1
Molecular, structural firm adaptations to environments: empirical Tao of the CEO
Check-Teck Foo, Peter McKiernan

Outstanding reviewer

Torger Reve, BI Norwegian School of Management, Norway


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 107 number 5
RFID based ubiquitous commerce and consumer trust
Sang M. Lee, Sang-hyun Park, Seong No Yoon, Seung-jun Yeon

Highly commended

Volume 107 number 5
Controversies of technology convergence within the European Union
Egon Žižmond, Matjaž Novak

Volume 107 number 8
Cross-generational knowledge flows in edge organizations
Jay Liebowitz, Nirmala Ayyavoo, Hang Nguyen, Deborah Carran, James Simien

Outstanding reviewer

Kongkiti Phusavat, Kasetsart University, Bangkok


International Journal of Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 18 number 3
Sales and operations planning: an exploratory study and framework
J. Andrew Grimson, David F. Pyke

Outstanding reviewers

Chad W. Autry, Texas Christian University, USA
c.autry@tcu.edu


International Journal of Operations & Production Management

Winner

Volume 27 number 3
Understanding persistently variable performance in plants
Robert S. Collins, Roger W. Schmenner

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 4
Last-mile supply chain efficiency: an analysis of learning curves in online ordering
Thomas J. Kull, Ken Boyer, Roger Calantone

Volume 27 number 9
Business strategies and manufacturing decisions: An empirical examination of linkages
Peter T. Ward, John K. McCreery, Gopesh Anand

Volume 27 number 9
Operational implications of manufacturing outsourcing for subcontractor plants: An empirical investigation
Rui Sousa, Christopher A. Voss

Volume 27 number 9
Hospital operations and length of stay performance
Christopher McDermott, Gregory N. Stock


International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

Winner

Volume 24 number 7
Towards a third generation of quality management: Searching for a theoretical re-conceptualisation of contemporary organisations based on the notions of stakeholders and transactivity
David Foster, Jan Jonker

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 1
Developing zones of tolerance for managing passenger rail service quality
Robert Y. Cavana, Lawrence M. Corbett, Y.L. (Glenda) Lo

Volume 24 number 9
Perceived service quality: Analyzing relationships among employees, customers, and financial performance
Dong Kyoon Yoo, Jeong Ah Park

Volume 24 number 1
A meta-analysis of quality measures in manufacturing system
Thawatchai Jitpaiboon, S. Subba Rao

Outstanding reviewers

Lusine Aramyan, Agricultural Economics Research Institute, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
lusine.aramyan@wur.nl


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 5
Consumer characteristics and demand for store brands
George Baltas, Paraskevas C. Argouslidis

Volume 35 number 5
Patrons of home centers and hardware chains: a comparison
David J. Burns, David Duganne, E. Terry Deiderick

Volume 35 number 6
Planning for health: generation, regeneration and food in Sandwell
Rosemary Kyle, Angela Blair

Outstanding reviewer

Marguerite Moore, University of South Carolina, USA


International Journal of Service Industry Management

Winner

Volume 18 number 5
Perception and attribution of employees' effort and abilities: The impact on customer encounter satisfaction
Nina Specht, Sina Fichtel, Anton Meyer

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 1
The role of arousal congruency in influencing consumers' satisfaction evaluations and in-store behaviors
Jochen Wirtz, Anna S. Mattila, Rachel L.P. Tan

Volume 18 number 1
Managing employee empowerment in luxury hotels in Europe
Antonis Klidas, Peter T. van den Berg, Celeste P.M. Wilderom

Volume 18 number 4
Electronic healthcare: a study of people's readiness and attitude toward performing self-diagnosis
Even J. Lanseng, Tor W. Andreassen

Outstanding reviewer

Lerzan Aksoy, Koc University, Turkey


Journal of Enterprise Information Management

Winner

Volume 20 number 4
Creating value from a commodity process: a case study of a call center
Jimmy Huang, Sue Newell, Brad Poulson, Robert D. Galliers

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 6
Information risks management in supply chains: an assessment and mitigation framework
Mohd Nishat Faisal, D.K. Banwet, Ravi Shankar

Volume 20 number 3
E-business models and consumer expectations for digital audio distribution
Michael Amberg and Manuela Schr

Volume 20 number 2
Key issues in information systems management in China
Guoqing Chen, Ruipeng Wu, Xunhua Guo

Volume 20 number 1
EAI and SOA: factors and methods influencing the integration of multiple ERP systems (in an SAP environment) to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Amelia Maurizio, Louis Girolami, Peter Jones


Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

Dr Theo Williamson Award
Named after Dr Theo Williamson, who died in May 1992. He was Director of R&D at Molins plc and subsequently became Group Director at Rank Xerox. He was one of the great engineering innovators of his time and is probably best known for his work in developing System 24, acknowledged by the US Patent Office as the world’s first integrated flexible manufacturing system.

Winner

Volume 18 number 6
Closed-loop supply chain activities and derived benefits in manufacturing SMEs
St

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 7
Total acquisition cost of overseas outsourcing/sourcing: a framework and a case study
Ninghua Song, Ken Platts, David Bance

Volume 18 number 1
Development of an online quality information system for e-manufacturing
Roger Jianxin Jiao, Shaligram Pokharel, Arun Kumar, Lianfeng Zhang

Volume 18 number 8
Strategic roles of manufacturing
Jens O. Riis, John Johansen, Brian Vejrum Waehrens, Linda Englyst


Journal of Modelling in Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Restricted principal components analysis for marketing research
Wayne S. DeSarbo, Robert E. Hausman, Jeffrey M. Kukitz

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
A heterogeneous resource based view for exploring relationships between firm performance and capabilities
Wayne S. DeSarbo, C. Anthony Di Benedetto, Michael Song

Volume 2 number 2
Application of grey-based rough decision-making approach to suppliers selection
Guo-Dong Li, Daisuke Yamaguchi, Masatake Nagai

Volume 2 number 3
Modelling of critical success factors for implementation of AMTs
Rajesh K. Singh, Suresh K. Garg, S.G. Deshmukh, Mohendra Kumar

Outstanding reviewer

Graeme Hutchison, Manchester Business School, UK


Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering

Winner

Volume 13 number 3
Development of a multi-criteria hierarchical framework for maintenance performance measurement (MPM)
Aditya Parida, Gopi Chattopadhyay

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 3
Preventive maintenance scheduling for multi-cogeneration plants with production constraints
Mohsen Alardhi, Roger G. Hannam, Ashraf W. Labib

Volume 13 number 4
A comparative study of heuristic algorithms to solve maintenance scheduling problem
Syed Asif Raza, Umar Mustafa Al-Turki


Journal of Technology Management in China

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
The innovation strategy of firms: empirical evidence from the Chinese high-tech industry
Yanying Chen, Yijun Yuan


Managing Service Quality: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 17 number 4
The value of different customer satisfaction and loyalty metrics in predicting customer retention, recommendation, and share-of-wallet
Timothy L. Keiningham, Bruce Cooil, Lerzan Aksoy, Tor W. Andreassen, Jay Weiner

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 6
Learning in a service context: going backstage
Karolina Wägar

Volume 17 number 1
Applying platform design to improve the integration of patient services across the continuum of care
Marc H. Meyer, Eliot Jekowsky, Frederick G. Crane

Volume 17 number 2
Observation of listening behaviors in retail service encounters
Donelda S. McKechnie, Jim Grant, Vishal Bagaria

Outstanding reviewer

Donelda S. McKechnie, Ontario, Canada


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Liminal ethnography: understanding segregated organisations
Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
Grounded theory and management research: a lack of integrity?
Robert Jones, Gary Noble

Volume 2 number 2
Deconstructing a personal "academic"/"practitioner" narrative through self‐reflexivity
Steve McKenna


Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 12 number 1
Vegetables procurement by Asian supermarkets: a transaction cost approach
Ruerd Ruben, Dave Boselie, Hualiang Lu

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 4
Complementary theories to supply chain management
Arni Halldorsson, Herbert Kotzab, Juliana H. Mikkola, Tage Skjøtt‐Larsen

Volume 12 number 2
Supply chain partnering: a temporal multidisciplinary approach
Desirée Knoppen, Ellen Christiaanse

Volume 12 number 6
Building trust in construction projects
Malik M.A. Khalfan, Peter McDermott, Will Swan

Outstanding reviewers

Joe Sanderson, Birmingham Business School, UK
j.r.sanderson@bham.ac.uk


The TQM Magazine

Winner

Volume 19 number 2

Verner C. Petersen

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 3
The process of constructing performance measurement
Mattias Elg

Volume 19 number 1
The role of control charts in promoting organisational learning: New perspectives from a food industry study
Nigel Grigg, Lesley Walls

Volume 19 number 2
A history and review of the European Quality Award Model
Tito A. Conti

Outstanding reviewer

Ingrid Fecikova, Technical University of Kosice, Slovak Republic


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