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Awards for Excellence - 2012

Outstanding Papers - Operations, Logistics & Quality


Award journal index



Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
Ethical reasoning differences between accountants and managers
Guangyou Liu

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 1
Core constructs of corporate social responsibility: a path analysis
Chih Hung Chen and Winai Wongsurawat

Outstanding reviewer

Vusliza Mohd Yusoff


Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 1
Antecedents of performance of multi-level channels in transitional economies
Laura Salciuviene, James Reardon and Vilte Auruskeviciene

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 1
Expatriates and the institutionalisation of HRM practices
Thomas Steger, Rainhart Lang and Friederike Groeger

Volume 6 number 2
CSR in an emerging country: a content analysis of CSR reports of listed companies
Yongqiang Gao

Volume 6 number 3
Performance measurement patterns in service companies: An empirical study on Estonian service companies
Kertu Laats, Toomas Haldma and Klaus Moeller

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Jannis Angelis


Chinese Management Studies

Winner

Volume 5 number 3
Typology of the Chinese exporter: Strategist, hesitator, experimentalist and the prospector
Xi Chen, Zuohao Hu, Xuanzhong Sun and Ping Zhao

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 4
Empirical study on the human-nature view of Chinese enterprise managers: Its structure and characteristics
Li Zhi, Li Jianling, Zhao Nan and Luo Zhangli


EuroMed Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 6 number 1
Assessing the consumer's choice of purchase channel in the tourism sector: Evidence from Spain
Alicia Izquierdo-Yusta and Maria Pilar Martinez-Ruiz

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 2
Voluntary web-based disclosures by Moroccan and Tunisian companies
Jamel E. Henchiri

Volume 6 number 2
Assessing and measuring sales culture within commercial banks in Jordan
Naji Deeb Mualla

Volume 6 number 3
Informational intermediation: a tool to assess SMEs' ability to access financing
Nadine Levratto and Bernard Paranque

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Peter Stokes
Dr Hela Chebbi


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 111 number 5
Empirical study of public sector employee loyalty and satisfaction
Ali Turkyilmaz, Gulsen Akman, Coskun Ozkan and Zbigniew Pastuszak

Highly commended

Volume 111 number 1
Meditation, learning, organizational innovation and performance
Li-An Ho

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Chinho Lin


International Journal of Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 22 number 2
An institutional theoretic perspective on forces driving adoption of lean production globally: China vis-a-vis the USA
Adriana Rossiter Hofer, Christian Hofer, Cuneyt Eroglu and Matthew A. Waller

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 3
Explaining the effectiveness of performance-based logistics: a quantitative examination
Wesley S. Randall, David R. Nowicki and Timothy G. Hawkins

Volume 22 number 1
Organizational structure and logistics service innovation
Patricia J. Daugherty, Haozhe Chen and Bruce G. Ferrin

Volume 22 number 1
Forecasting in airforce supply chains
Matthew Downing, Maxwell Chipulu, Udechukwu Ojiako and Dinos Kaparis

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Ted Lirn


International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Breaking out of the straitjacket of project research: in search of contribution
Mattias Jacobsson and Anders Soderholm

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 1
A project manager's optimism and stress management and IT project success
D.C. Smith, M. Bruyns and S. Evans

Volume 4 number 3
The social reality of organisational project management at the interface between networks and hierarchy
Monique Aubry

Volume 4 number 2
How actor-network theories can help in understanding project complexities
Daniel Sage, Andrew Dainty and Naomi Brookes

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Kirsi Aaltonen


International Journal of Operations & Production Management

Winner

Volume 31 number 4
Sustainable procurement in the public sector: an international comparative study
Stephen Brammer and Helen Walker

Highly commended

Volume 31 number 5
A hybrid model of competitive capabilities
Mattias Hallgren, Jan Olhager and Roger G. Schroeder


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Winner

Volume 39 number 6
Influence of social norms, perceived playfulness and online shopping anxiety on customers' adoption of online retail shopping: An empirical study in the Turkish context
Hakan Celik

Highly commended

Volume 39 number 5
Factors determining inshopping in rural US communities: Consumers' and retailers' perceptions
Katy Mullis and Minjeong Kim

Volume 39 number 6
Multi-channel communication: the case of Subway attracting new franchisees in France
Rozenn Perrigot, Guy Basset and Gerard Cliquet

Volume 39 number 12
What drives consumers' continuance intention to e-shopping?: Conceptual framework and managerial implications in the case of Saudi Arabia
Talal Al-Maghrabi and Charles Dennis

Outstanding reviewers

Professor David Brennan
Dr Katherine Hartman


Journal of Advances in Management Research

Winner

Volume 8 number 2
A case study on redesign of supply chain network of a manufacturing organization
Navin K. Dev, Rahul Caprihan and Sanjeev Swami

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2
Bio-immune systems analogy for effective managerial decision making in conflicting environment
Sidhartha S. Padhi and Prem Vrat

Volume 8 number 1
Development of a repair inventory model for effective maintenance of modular electronic equipment
Amik Garg and S.G. Deshmukh

Volume 8 number 2
The perceived impact of JIT implementation on operations performance: evidence from Chinese firms
Zhi-Xiang Chen and Kim Hua Tan


Journal of Enterprise Information Management

Winner

Volume 24 number 2
The policy-practice nexus of electronic health records adoption in the UK NHS: An institutional analysis
Wendy L. Currie and David J. Finnegan

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 6
Critical success factors in gaining user customer satisfaction in outsourced IT services
Jayachandra Bairi and B. Murali Manohar

Volume 24 number 4
A mobile-based emergency response system for intelligent m-government services
Khaled Amailef and Jie Lu

Outstanding reviewer

Saumyendu Ghosh


Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
Building humanitarian supply chain relationships: lessons from leading practitioners
Ron McLachlin and Paul D. Larson

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1
System dynamics for humanitarian operations
Maria Besiou, Orla Stapleton and Luk N. Van Wassenhove

Volume 1 number 2
Research in humanitarian logistics
Robert E. Overstreet, Dianne Hall, Joe B. Hanna and R. Kelly Rainer, Jr

Volume 1 number 1
Pre-storm emergency supplies inventory planning
Emmett J. Lodree, Jr

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Aristides Matopoulos
Dr Burcu Balcik


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 22 number 5
An investigation of Toyota's social-technical systems in production leveling
Phillip Marksberry, Fazleena Badurdeen and M.A. Maginnis

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 1
Knowledge management through technology strategy: implications for competitiveness
Sohel Ahmad and Roger G. Schroeder

Volume 22 number 2
Governance and social capital formation in buyer-supplier relationships
Sin??ad Carey and Benn Lawson

Volume 22 number 1
Organisational learning as an antecedent of technology transfer and new product development: A study of manufacturing firms in Malaysia
Juhaini Jabar, Claudine Soosay and Ricardo Santa


Journal of Modelling in Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 1
A new constrained stochastic multidimensional scaling vector model: An application to the perceived importance of leadership attributes
Crystal J. Scott and Wayne S. DeSarbo

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 1
Examining the behavioral manifestations of fan avidity in sports marketing
Wayne S. DeSarbo and Robert Madrigal

Volume 6 number 3
Modeling a causality network for tourism development: an empirical analysis
Guy Assaker, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi and Peter O'Connor

Volume 6 number 3
Tourists' external information search behavior model: the case of Thailand
Theera Erawan, Donyaprueth Krairit and Do Ba Khang

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Rajbir Singh Bhatti


Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering

Winner

Volume 17 number 4
Maintenance engineering in capital-intensive manufacturing systems
Farhad Anvari and Rodger Edwards

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 2
Typology of condition based maintenance
Jasper Veldman, Hans Wortmann and Warse Klingenberg

Volume 17 number 3
Maintenance/production planning with interactive feedback of product quality
Achille N. Njike, Robert Pellerin and Jean Pierre Kenne

Volume 17 number 2
Practical application of the Decision Making Grid (DMG)
Nafisah Aslam-Zainudeen and Ashraf Labib


Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Open innovation in China: policies and practices
Xiaolan Fu and Hongru Xiong

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Academician to entrepreneur: Impact of globalization on science and technology policies in China and India
V.P. Kharbanda

Volume 2 number 2
Technology transfer in China: literature review and policy implications
Leong Chan and Tugrul U. Daim

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Jingjing Guo


Journal of Service Management

Winner

Volume 22 number 1
Service as business logic: implications for value creation and marketing
Christian Gronroos and Annika Ravald

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 1
I want to believe they really care: How complaining customers want to be treated by frontline employees
Thorsten Gruber

Volume 22 number 2
Idea generation: Customer co-creation versus traditional market research techniques
Lars Witell, Per Kristensson, Anders Gustafsson and Martin Lofgren

Volume 22 number 5
Paradigms in service research
Bard Tronvoll, Stephen W. Brown, Dwayne D. Gremler and Bo Edvardsson

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Francois Carrillat
Dr Elina Tuulikki Jaakkola


Management Research Review

Winner

Volume 34 number 7
New venture strategies and performance in a catching-up economy: Identifying a strategic typology and trajectory through case studies
Ioanna Deligianni and Irini Voudouris

Highly commended

Volume 34 number 5
Managerial cognition as bases of innovation in organization
Lalit Manral

Volume 34 number 11
Building sustainability in logistics operations: a research agenda
Asoke Dey, Paul LaGuardia and Mahesh Srinivasan

Volume 34 number 10
Supply chain vs supply chain competition: a niche-based approach
Imoh Antai

Outstanding reviewer

Daniela P. Blettner


Managing Service Quality: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 21 number 5
The influence of active and passive customer behavior on switching in customer relationships
Inger Roos and Anders Gustafsson

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 4
The influence of service environments on customer emotion and service outcomes
Jiun-Sheng Chris Lin and Haw-Yi Liang

Volume 21 number 6
Customer service understanding: gender differences of frontline employees
Christine Mathies and Marion Burford

Volume 21 number 4
Complex service recovery processes: how to avoid triple deviation
Bo Edvardsson, Bard Tronvoll and Ritva Hoykinpuro

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Mark S. Rosenbaum
Professor John Crotts


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 6 number 3
From "being there" to "being [...] where": relocating ethnography
Katrina Pritchard

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 2
The shadow in organizational ethnography: moving beyond shadowing to spect-acting
Rebecca Gill

Volume 6 number 2
Reflexive guidelines for writing organizational culture
Jasmin Mahadevan


Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Understanding transition performance during offshore IT outsourcing
Erik Beulen, Vinay Tiwari and Eric van Heck

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 1
The implementation of social responsibility in purchasing in Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta: A case study
Antonio, K.W. Lau

Volume 4 number 1
How green is my outsourcer? Measuring sustainability in global IT outsourcing
Ron Babin and Brian Nicholson

Volume 4 number 2
Logistics outsourcing and company performance of SMEs: Evidence from 223 firms operating in Finland
Tomi Solakivi, Juuso Toyli, Janne Engblom and Lauri Ojala

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Chris Lonsdale
Mostafa Nejati


Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 16 number 2
Approaches to managing global sourcing risk
Martin Christopher, Carlos Mena, Omera Khan and Oznur Yurt

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 4
Antecedents for the adoption and execution of supply chain management
Herbert Kotzab, Christoph Teller, David B. Grant and Leigh Sparks

Volume 16 number 4
Supply chain resilience in the global financial crisis: an empirical study
Uta Juttner and Stan Maklan

Volume 16 number 6
Assessing and managing risks using the Supply Chain Risk Management Process (SCRMP)
Rao Tummala and Tobias Schoenherr

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Holger Schiele
Dr Daniel Chicksand


The TQM Journal

Winner

Volume 23 number 2
Analysing the preferred characteristics of frontline employees dealing with customer complaints: A cross-national Kano study
Thorsten Gruber, Ibrahim Abosag, Alexander E. Reppel and Isabelle Szmigin

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 3
Champions in transition: the role of process orientation
Uma Kumar, Kayvan Miri-Lavassani, Bahar Movahedi and, Vinod Kuma

Volume 23 number 1
Identifying ideas of attractive quality in the innovation process
Lars Witell, Martin L??fgren and Anders Gustafsson

Volume 23 number 3
No panaceas for organizational diseases, but better knowledge and systems thinking
Tito Conti

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Yu-Cheng Lee
City College, Greece


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