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Awards for Excellence - 2014

Outstanding Papers - Operations, Logistics & Quality


Award journal index



American Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 28 number 2
Political skill as a moderator of the relationship between subordinate perceptions of interactional justice and supervisor ratings of interpersonal facilitation
Darren C. Treadway, L.A. Witt, Jason Stoner, Sara Jansen Perry, Brooke A. Shaughnessy

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Fariss-Terry Mousa
Dr Katalin Takacs-Haynes


Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration

Winner

Volume 5 number 3
Does central government health expenditure and medical technology advancement determine economic growth rates in the Pacific island countries?
Suwastika Naidu, Anand Chand

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 1
Explicating strategic shared leadership process
Som Sekhar Bhattacharyya, Sumi Jha

Volume 5 number 2
Perceived vision-based leadership effects on staff satisfaction and commitment at a Thai energy provider
Sooksan Kantabutra, Parisa Rungruang


Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 8 number 4
Human resource management practices and the HRM-performance link in public and private sector organizations in three Western societal clusters
Sinikka Vanhala, Eleni Stavrou

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2
Foreign direct investment and innovation in Estonia
Jaan Masso, T

Volume 8 number 4
The impact of dynamic capabilities on SME performance in a volatile environment as moderated by organizational inertia

Volume 8 number 3
The effects of national culture and ethno-linguistic diversity on innovativeness
George Puia, Joseph Ofori-Dankwa

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Richard Brunet-Thornton


EuroMed Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 8 number 3
Perceived unfairness in appraisal: engagement and sustainable organizational performance
Caroline Ann Rowland, Roger David Hall

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 1
Wireless sensor technology in dementia care: Caregiver perceptions, technology take-up and business model innovation
Elizabeth Delbreil, Gilbert Zvobgo

Volume 8 number 2
Cross-cultural bridges in European firms' internationalization to Islamic countries: The key role of cultural competence
Francesco Calza, Nadir Aliane, Chiara Cannavale

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Antonino Galati
Professor Amedeo Maizza


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 113 number 1
Music business models and piracy
Oscar F. Bustinza, Ferran Vendrell-Herrero, Glenn Parry, Vasileios Myrthianos

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Eddy Siong Choy Chong


International Journal of Lean Six Sigma

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Modelling lean and green: a review from business models
Susana Duarte, V. Cruz-Machado

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 2
Impact of corporate culture on the adoption of the Lean principles
Sanjay Bhasin

Volume 4 number 2
Lean Six Sigma and digitize procurement
Bernardo Nicoletti

Volume 4 number 3
The causes of never events in hospitals
Howard Gitlow, Qun

Outstanding reviewers

Larry Smith
Professor S K Neogy


International Journal of Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 24 number 2
A comparison of the effect of logistic strategy and logistics integration on firm competitiveness in the USA and China
John E. Spillan, Michael A. McGinnis, Ali Kara, George Liu Yi

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 3
Supplier choice criteria and the security aware food purchasing manager
Doug Voss

Volume 24 number 1
Managing variability in ocean shipping
Alan Harrison, Johannes Fichtinger

Volume 24 number 2
SME supply chain portfolios: firm satisfaction and organization resources
Mert Tokman, R. Glenn Richey Jr, Tyler R. Morgan, Louis Marino, Pat H. Dickson

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Christoph Glock
Dr Craig Wilson


International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Winner

Volume 6 number 2
Managing knowledge in large-scale virtual projects: a community-based approach
Marco Marabelli, Federico Rajola, Chiara Frigerio, Sue Newell

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 1
That is not how we brought you up: how is the strategy of a project formed?
Elisa Vuori, Sanna Mutka, Pertti Aaltonen, Karlos Artto

Volume 6 number 4
Formal bargaining and informal sense making in the competitive dialogue procedure: An event-driven explanation
Mieke Hoezen, Hans Voordijk, Geert Dewulf

Volume 6 number 3
The informal liaison role of project controllers in new product development projects
Thommie Burstr

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Joana Geraldi


International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

Winner

Volume 30 number 6
TQM, strategy, and performance: a firm-level analysis
Manal Yunis, Joo Jung, Shouming Chen

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 5
Excellence models in the non-profit context: strategies for continuous improvement
Omar Al-Tabbaa, Kenneth Gadd, Samuel Ankrah


International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences

Winner

Volume 5 number 3
Managing and improving service quality in higher education
Moshe Sharabi

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 1
Customer involvement in service production, delivery and quality: the challenges and opportunities
Hossein Dadfar, Staffan Brege, Sedigheh Sarah Ebadzadeh Semnani

Volume 5 number 1
Lean and six sigma - critical success factors revisited
Dag N

Volume 5 number 4
Can emotional scaling methods improve quality in services?
David Longbottom, Amir Modjahedi

Outstanding reviewers

Associate Professor Abd Manaf Noor Hazilah
Dr Terje Slatten


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Winner

Volume 41 number 3
Trust in customer-salesperson relationship in China's retail sector
Sherriff Twing-Kwong, Luk Gerald Albaum, Lorna Fullgrabe

Highly commended

Volume 41 number 2
How do franchisor policies and industry attractiveness impact franchise timing?: Evidence from entrepreneur's top 500 franchisors
Seng-Su Tsang, Carol A. Finnegan

Volume 41 number 6
Utilising product knowledge: Competitive advantage for specialist independent grocery retailers
Donna McGuinness, Karise Hutchinson

Volume 41 number 8
Retail logistics service quality: a cross-cultural survey on customer perceptions
Rym Bouzaabia, Olfa Bouzaabia, Alexandru Capatina

Outstanding reviewers

Karinna Nobbs
Professor Hamida Skandrani


Journal of Advances in Management Research

Winner

Volume 10 number 3
Bank asset allocation: the effectiveness of market monitoring
Grace W.Y. Wang, Arvind Mahajan, Ruby P. Kishan

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 1
A methodology for design for warranty with focus on reliability and warranty policies
Prashant M. Ambad, Makarand S. Kulkarni

Volume 10 number 2
Mapping of the UK food supply chains: capturing trends and structural changes
Mukesh Kumar, Jag Srai, Luke Pattinson, Mike Gregory


Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 1
Pre-positioning commodities to repair maritime navigational aids
Jessye L. Bemley, Lauren B. Davis, Luther G. Brock III

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 1
Services operations management and humanitarian logistics
Graham Heaslip

Outstanding reviewers

Assistant Professor Qiannong Gu
Dr Rameshwar Dubey


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 24 number 1
Market-pull and technology-push in manufacturing start-ups in emerging industries
Sarah Lubik, Sirirat Lim, Ken Platts, Tim Minshall

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 2
Viewing engineering offshoring in a network perspective: addressing and managing risks
Zaza Nadja Lee Hansen, Yufeng Zhang, Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen

Volume 24 number 2
A lifecycle perspective on buyer-supplier collaboration in process development projects
David R

Volume 24 number 5
A supply chain configuration model for reassessing global manufacturing in China
George Q. Huang, Abraham Zhang, Xiaming Liu


Journal of Modelling in Management

Winner

Volume 8 number 1
One modification of fuzzy TOPSIS method
Natasa Prascevic, Zivojin Prascevic

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 3
Prioritizing emotional intelligence training needs using optimal globalization grey relational analysis
Hui-Wen Tang, Michael Wood, Mu-Shang Yin

Volume 8 number 2
Developing price and production postponement strategies of substitutable product
Yohanes Nugroho


Journal of Organizational Ethnography

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Getting on and getting by"" underground: Gold miners' informal working practice of making a plan (planisa)"
Sizwe Timothy Phakathi

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Marja Gastelaars


Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Strengths and weaknesses of Hong Kong's technology and innovation industry with reference to the extended open innovation model
Xu Yan, Calvin Chun Yu

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 1
Institutional entrepreneurship and policy learning in China
Shulin Gu

Volume 4 number 3
Network structural analysis of technology: a study from patent perspective
Shenmeng Xu, Xianwen Wang, Zeyuan Liu, Chunjuan Luan

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Jingyuan Zhao


Journal of Service Management

Winner

Volume 24 number 4
How do you measure what you can't define?: The current state of loyalty measurement and management
Lerzan Aksoy

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 1
Effects of perceived employee emotional competence on customer satisfaction and loyalty: The mediating role of rapport
C

Volume 24 number 3
Understanding Generation Y and their use of social media: a review and research agenda
Ruth N. Bolton, A. Parasuraman, Ankie Hoefnagels, Nanne Migchels, Sertan Kabadayi, Thorsten Gruber, Yuliya Komarova Loureiro, David Solnet

Volume 24 number 3
Value fusion: The blending of consumer and firm value in the distinct context of mobile technologies and social media
Bart Larivi

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Line Lervik L Olsen
Stefan Holmlid


Journal of Technology Management in China

Winner

Volume 8 number 1
Accessing external knowledge by Chinese firms: a conceptual framework
Osama Al-Kwifi, Zafar U. Ahmed

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2
Technology strategy and sustainability of business: Empirical experiences from Chinese cases
Richard Li-Hua, Lucy Lu

Volume 8 number 2
Leader effectiveness in emerging markets: an empirical study of the managers in India
Ajay K. Jain, Shalini Srivastava, Sherry E. Sullivan

Volume 8 number 3
Negotiating with modern Chinese professionals: A review of cultural considerations and cyberspace communication
Bahaudin G. Mujtaba

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Sarah Carraher
Dr Sherry E Sullivan


Management Research Review

Winner

Volume 36 number 7
Honoring complexity: Set-theoretic analysis as a complementary method in leadership research
Lucy R. Ford, Anson Seers, Jill Neumann

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 1
How leaders impact employee creativity: a study of Indian R&D laboratories
Vishal Gupta, Shailendra Singh

Volume 36 number 3
Understanding efficiencies behind logistics service providers' green offerings
Karin Isaksson, Maria Huge-Brodin

Volume 36 number 6
Dynamics of entering politically risky foreign markets
Lailani Laynesa Alcantara, Hitoshi Mitsuhashi

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Ping Deng
Professor Nicola Misani


Managing Service Quality

Winner

Volume 23 number 6
Service recovery's impact on customers next-in-line
Yves Van Vaerenbergh, Iris Vermeir, Bart Larivi

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 1
Online complaining: Understanding the adoption process and the role of individual and situational characteristics
Tor W. Andreassen, Sandra Streukens

Volume 23 number 4
Customer participation and value creation: a systematic review and research implications
Mekhail Mustak, Elina Jaakkola, Aino Halinen

Volume 23 number 5
Is maximum customer service always a good thing? Customer satisfaction in response to over-attentive service
Hsuan-Hsuan Ku, Chien-Chih Kuo, Martin Chen

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Yves Van Vaerenbergh
Professor Kah Hin Chai


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 8 number 2
Qualitative diaries: uncovering the complexities of work-life decision-making
Laura S. Radcliffe

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 1
Awkward encounters and ethnography
Juliette Koning, Can-Seng Ooi

Volume 8 number 3
Tuning the body of the classical musician: An embodied approach to vocational anticipatory socialization
Elena Gabor


Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
Do intangible investments matter? Evidence from soccer corporations
Bernard Mnzava


Strategic Outsourcing

Winner

Volume 6 number 2
Cloud Sourcing and Innovation: Slow Train Coming? A Composite Research Study
Edgar Whitley, Kumar Bhaskaran, Will Venters, Leslie Willcocks

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 3
What follows after the decision to offshore production? A systematic review of the literature
Frank Ulbrich, Godfrey Mugurusi, Luitzen de Boer

Volume 6 number 3
What makes employees stay? Exploring the dimensions in context of urban-centric business process outsourcing industry in India
Santoshi Sengupta, Santosh Dev

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Michael Wynn-Williams
Yukika Awazu


The TQM Journal

Winner

Volume 25 number 6
Quality: where have we come from and what can we expect?
Alan Brown

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 1
Robust quality controlling: SPC with box plots and runs test
George J. Besseris

Volume 25 number 2
The interrelationship between service features, job satisfaction and customer satisfaction: Evidence from the transport sector
Angelos Pantouvakis, Nancy Bouranta

Volume 25 number 5
Determinants of customer loyalty in Kenya: does corporate image play a moderating role?
Daniel Kipkirong Tarus, Nicholas Rabach

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Evagelos Psomas
Juliet Namukasa


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