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Awards for Excellence - 2017

Outstanding Papers - Operations, Logistics & Quality


Award journal index



Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 11 number 4
Preserving prerequisites for innovation
Heidi Olander, Mika Vanhala, Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, Kirsimarja Blomqvist

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 2
Network competence in Finnish SMEs: implications for growth
Lasse Torkkeli, Olli Kuivalainen, Sami Saarenketo, Kaisu Puumalainen

Volume 11 number 2
Growth aspirations among women entrepreneurs in high growth firms
Oxana Bulanova, Espen John Isaksen, Lars Kolvereid

Volume 11 number 1
Job satisfaction, blat and intentions to leave among blue-collar employees in contemporary Russia
Evgeniya Balabanova, Azer Efendiev, Mats Ehrnrooth, Alexei Koveshnikov

Outstanding reviewers

Rotem Shneor
Tiia Vissak


Chinese Management Studies

Winner

Volume 10 number 1
Jiang Hu theory of organizing: in-depth study of self-managing of tourism
Tong Wen, Jieyi Li, Zengxian Liang

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 2
Culture, expatriation and performance: case of Chinese multinational enterprises
Zhaohong Lin, Zhe Zhao

Volume 10 number 4
Public service motivation and organizational performance in Chinese provincial governments
Chunkui Zhu, Chen Wu

Volume 10 number 2
Education inside China: a longitudinal (1989-2011) analysis
Yangqin Weng, Mingzhi Li, Check-Teck Foo

Outstanding reviewers

Chan Choon Hian
Professor Robert Tiong


EuroMed Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 11 number 3
Transferring codes of conduct within a multinational firm
Samer Francois Nakhle, Eric Davoine

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 1
New product development performance success measures: an exploratory research
Abdulkareem Awwad, Dr. Mamoun N. Akroush

Volume 11 number 1
Financing innovative SMEs of traditional sectors: the supply side
Ronen Harel, Dan Kaufmann


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 116 number 9
Gain more insight from your PLS-SEM results
Christian M. Ringle, Marko Sarstedt

Highly commended

Volume 116 number 4
Big data analytics with swarm intelligence
Shi Cheng, Qingyu Zhang, Quande Qin

Volume 116 number 1
Using PLS path modeling in new technology research: updated guidelines
Jörg Henseler, Geoffrey Hubona, Pauline Ash Ray

Outstanding reviewer

Tommy K.H. Chan


International Journal of Lean Six Sigma

Winner

Volume 7 number 4
Inter-industry generic Lean Six Sigma project definitions
Bart A. Lameijer, Ronald J.M.M. Does, Jeroen De Mast

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 4
A comprehensive insight into the Six Sigma DMAIC toolbox
Meryem Uluskan

Volume 7 number 3
Logistics services and Lean Six Sigma implementation: a case study
Leopoldo Gutierrez-Gutierrez, Sander de Leeuw, Ruud Dubbers

Outstanding reviewer

Larry Smith


International Journal of Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 27 number 2
Seller-induced scarcity and price-leadership
Rafay Ishfaq, Uzma Raja, Shashank Rao

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 3
The "snowball effect" in the transmission of disruptions in supply chains: The role of intensity and span of integration
Artur Swierczek

Volume 27 number 1
Relationships among supply chain strategies, organizational performance, and technological and market turbulences
Amit Arora, Anshu Saxena Arora, K. Sivakumar

Outstanding reviewers

Marek Michalski
Robert Overstreet


International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Winner

Volume 9 number 4
Rethinking revisited: insights from an early rethinker
Lavagnon A. Ika, Jonas Söderlund

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 3
An empirical examination of the relationship between adult attention deficit and the operational effectiveness of project managers
Graeme Coetzer

Volume 9 number 4
Project studies and engaged scholarship: Directions towards contextualized and reflexive research on projects
Joana Geraldi, Jonas Söderlund

Volume 9 number 4
Rethinking project practice: emerging insights from a series of books for practitioners
Darren Dalcher

Outstanding reviewers

Mattias Jacobsson
Maged Georgy Basta


International Journal of Operations & Production Management

Winner

Volume 36 number 10
Managing supply chain uncertainty with emerging ethical issues
Elliot Simangunsong, Linda C. Hendry, Mark Stevenson

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 12
Supply chain evolution - theory, concepts and science
Bart L. MacCarthy, Constantin Blome, Jan Olhager, Jagjit Singh Srai, Xiande Zhao

Outstanding reviewers

Harry Boer
Brian Fynes


International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

Winner

Volume 33 number 9
Direct effects of quality management on competitive advantage
Ibrahim A. Elshaer, Marcjanna M. Augustyn

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 2
Service quality at the London 2012 games - a paralympics athletes survey
David Bamford, Benjamin Dehe

Volume 33 number 7
Total business excellence - a new management model for operationalizing excellence
Mehran C. Ferdowsian

Volume 33 number 1
Impact of ISO 9001 certification on firms financial operating performance
Eli Kofi Aba, M. Affan Badar, Michael Allen Hayden


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Winner

Volume 44 number 7
The digitalization of retailing: an exploratory framework
Johan Hagberg, Malin Sundstrom, Niklas Egels-Zand

Highly commended

Volume 44 number 2
Mobile payment technologies in retail: a review of potential benefits and risks
Emmeline Taylor

Volume 44 number 7
Cumulative impact of category management on small retailers
James W. Hamister, Sima M. Fortsch

Volume 44 number 12
The dark side of experience-seeking mall shoppers
Mark Scott Rosenbaum, Mauricio Losada Otalora, Germ

Outstanding reviewers

Stephan Grzeskowiak
Nari Sivanandam Arunraj
Prashant Kumar
Hyun-Mee Joung


Journal of Advances in Management Research

Winner

Volume 13 number 2
A TISM modeling of critical success factors of smartphone manufacturing ecosystem in India
J Jena, Vijayta Fulzele, Rachita Gupta, Fahima Sherwani, Ravi Shankar, Sumati Sidharth

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 2
Unified approach for modeling innovation adoption and optimal model selection for the diffusion process
Adarsh Anand, Mohini Agarwal, Deepti Aggrawal, Ompal Singh

Volume 13 number 1
Efficiency of glass firms in India: an application of data envelopment analysis
Mini Kundi, Seema Sharma

Volume 13 number 3
Behaviour and determinants of implied volatility in Indian market
Narain, Narander Kumar Nigam, Piyush Pandey

Outstanding reviewers

DEVENDRA PATHAK
ASHISH KAUSHAL


Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 2
Collaborative relationships between logistics service providers and humanitarian organizations during disaster relief operations
Jennifer Bealt, Jair Camilo Fern

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 2
A SCOR framework to measure logistics performance of humanitarian organizations
Qing Lu, Mark Goh, Robert De Souza

Volume 6 number 3
Drivers of government restrictions on humanitarian supply chains: An exploratory study
Nathan Kunz, Gerald Reiner


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 27 number 8
Systemic leanness
Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy, Anand Gurumurthy

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 8
An empirical investigation of critical success factors and performance measures for green manufacturing in cement industry
Dinesh Seth, R.L. Shrivastava, Sanjeev Shrivastava

Volume 27 number 7
How 3D printing technology changes the rules of the game: Insights from the construction sector
Ivo Kothman, Niels Faber

Outstanding reviewer

Luna Leoni


Journal of Modelling in Management

Winner

Volume 11 number 3
Potential carbon emission abatement cost recovery from carbon emission trading in China
Ke Wang, Yujiao Xian, Jieming Zhang, Yi Li, Linan Che

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 2
The effects of service quality on student loyalty: the mediating role of student satisfaction
Subrahmanyam Annamdevula, Raja Shekhar Bellamkonda

Volume 11 number 2
Facilitating organisational decision making: a change risk assessment model case study
Charalampos Apostolopoulos, George Halikias, Krikor Maroukian, Georgios Tsaramirsis

Volume 11 number 3
A strategy model - better performance through improved strategy work
Ole Friis, Jens Holmgren, Jacob Kj

Outstanding reviewers

Meng Li
Rong-Gang Cong


Journal of Organizational Ethnography

Winner

Volume 5 number 1
The perfect fit? Being both volunteer and ethnographer in a UK foodbank
Kayleigh Garthwaite


Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering

Winner

Volume 22 number 1
An optimal production/maintenance strategy under lease contract with warranty periods
Zied Hajej, Nidhal Rezg, Gharbi ali

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 3
Asset integrity management: offshore installations challenges
Mayang Kusumawardhani, Rajesh Kumar, Markeset Tore


Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management

Winner

Volume 7 number 1
Research on the key success factors of reverse innovation of the latecomer engineering and technical services enterprises
Nana Xu, Yusen Xu

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 3
Managing the challenges of pharmaceutical patent expiry: a case study of Lipitor
Chon Kit Chao, Hao Hu, Liming Zhang, Jihong Wu

Volume 7 number 3
Factors affecting the diffusion and success of collaborative interactions between university and industry: The case of research services
Guido Capaldo, Nicola Costantino, Roberta Pellegrino, Pierluigi Rippa

Volume 7 number 1
Digital oases and digital deserts in Sub-Saharan Africa
Robert Wentrup, Patrik Ström, H. Richard Nakamura

Outstanding reviewer

Matthieu Guitton


Journal of Service Management

Winner

Volume 27 number 4
Value cocreation at its peak: the asymmetric relationship between coproduction and loyalty
Nicola E. Stokburger-Sauer, Ursula Scholl-Grissemann, Karin Teichmann, Martin Wetzels

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 4
Is share of wallet exclusively about making customers happy or having more customers? Exploring the relationship between satisfaction and double jeopardy
Alexander Buoye, Yuliya Komarova Loureiro, Sertan Kabadayi, Mohammad G. Nejad, Timothy L. Keiningham, Lerzan Aksoy, Jason Allsopp

Volume 27 number 5
Customer experience formation in today's service landscape
Michaela Lipkin

Volume 27 number 3
Why did they do it? How customers' self-service technology introduction attributions affect the customer-provider relationship
Edwin J. Nijssen, Jeroen J. L. Schepers, Daniel Belanche

Outstanding reviewers

Dr. Herm Joosten
Dr. Minna Pura


Journal of Service Theory and Practice

Winner

Volume 26 number 6
Improving service quality through customer journey analysis
Ragnhild Halvorsrud, Knut Kvale, Asbjørn Følstad

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 2
Institutions as resource context
Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Stephen L Vargo

Volume 26 number 3
Value proposition test-driving for service innovation
Maria Åkesson, Per Skålén, Bo Edvardsson, Anna Stålhammar

Volume 26 number 5
Engagement platforms: The role of emotions in fostering customer engagement and brand image in interactive media
Lorena Blasco-Arcas, Blanca Isabel Hernandez-Ortega, Julio Jimenez-Martinez

Outstanding reviewers

Kristina Witkowski
Piyush Sharma


Management Research Review

Winner

Volume 39 number 2
The significance of perceived social-organization climate for creating employees' innovativeness
Agnieszka Wojtczuk-Turek, Dariusz Turek

Highly commended

Volume 39 number 3
Development of a financial literacy model for university students
Ani Caroline Grigion Potrich, Kelmara Mendes Vieira, Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

Volume 39 number 1
Stakeholder identification and classification: a sustainability marketing perspective
Vinod Kumar, Zillur Rahman, A. A. Kazmi

Volume 39 number 4
Intention to participate in online commercial experiments by social network?s users: Differences in gender and age
Rebeca Cordero-Guti


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 11 number 2
Problematising qualitative research in organisations
Liz Hayes, Clare Hopkinson, Alan Gordon Taylor

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 2
A critical exploration of "access"
Daniella Fjellström, David S. A. Guttormsen

Volume 11 number 4
The institutional work of life science innovation leadership: the case of a bio venture hub
Alexander Styhre, Björn Remneland-Wikhamn

Outstanding reviewer

Renee Cowan


Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 6 number 5
Sport-related branded entertainment: the Red Bull phenomenon
Reinhard E. Kunz, Franziska Els

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 2
The theory of planned behaviour and intention of purchase sport team licensed merchandise
Min Soo Kim, Jeffrey James

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Leah Gillooly


Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 21 number 1
The social supply chain and the future high street
Gordon Fletcher, Anita Greenhill, Marie Griffiths, Rachel McLean

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 5
Does finance solve the supply chain financing problem?
Federico Caniato, Luca Mattia Gelsomino, Alessandro Perego, Stefano Ronchi

Volume 21 number 2
Towards conceptualizing reverse service supply chains
Qile He, Abby Ghobadian, David Gallear, Loo-See Beh, Nicholas O'Regan

Volume 21 number 2
Operationalising IoT for reverse supply: the development of use-visibility measures
Glenn C Parry, Saara A. Brax, Roger S. Maull, Irene C. L. Ng

Volume 21 number 5
Humanitarian supply chain use of cloud computing
Dara G. Schniederjans, Koray Ozpolat, Yuwen Chen

Outstanding reviewers

Andreas Wieland
Anthony Alexander


The TQM Journal

Winner

Volume 28 number 4
Critical success factors for Lean Six Sigma in SMEs (small and medium enterprises)
Manisha Lande, R. L. Shrivastava, Dinesh Seth

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 4
Quality and legal aspects in public care procurement
Jan Bröchner, Carolina Camén, Henrik Eriksson, Rickard Garvare


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