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Awards for Excellence - 2010

Outstanding Papers


Award journal index



Accounting Research Journal

Winner

Volume 22 number 1
The effect of Enron, Andersen, and Sarbanes-Oxley on the US market for audit services
Sharad Asthana, Steven Balsam and Sungsoo Kim

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 1
Towards a national default option for low-cost superannuation
Wilson Sy

Volume 22 number 3
The effects of forecast specificity on the asymmetric short-window share market response to management earnings forecasts
Howard Chan, Robert Faff, Yee Kee Ho and Alan Ramsay

Volume 22 number 2
The changing face of regulators' investigations into financial statement fraud
Richard Lane and Brendan T. O'Connell

Volume 22 number 2
Financial status, corporate governance quality, and the likelihood of managers using discretionary accruals
Sebahattin Demirkan and Harlan Platt


Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

Mary Parker Follett Award
Named in memory of a pioneering woman in the field of management and accountability literature, who was international and interdisciplinary in her focus.

Winner

Volume 22 number 8
Words not actions! The ideological role of sustainable development reporting
Markus J. Milne, Helen Tregidga and Sara Walton

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 1
Institutionalization and practice variation in the management control of a global/local setting
Inês Cruz, Maria Major and Robert W. Scapens

Volume 22 number 4
Stakeholder perspectives on a financial sector legitimation process: The case of NGOs and the Equator Principles
Niamh O'Sullivan and Brendan O'Dwyer

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Niamh Brennan


Agricultural Finance Review

Winner

Volume 69 number 1
Using real options to evaluate ethanol plant expansion decisions
Glenn Pederson and Tianyu Zou


Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

Winner

Volume 56 number 6
The determination and identification of stray current source influences on buried pipelines using time/frequency analysis
Krzysztof Zakowski

Highly commended

Volume 56 number 6
Effect of localized corrosion on the galvanic corrosion of nitinol and dental alloys
Abdollah Afshar, Mohsen Shirazi, Masoud Rahman and Esmaeil Fakheri

Volume 56 number 4
Factors affecting pulsed-cathodic protection effectiveness for deep well casings
I.A. Metwally and A. Al-Badi

Volume 56 number 4
Mechanism of degradation of stabilized corrosion-resistant steel during the welding cycle
Eva Schmidova, Pavel Svanda, David Vesely and Andrea Kalendova

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi


Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics

Winner

Volume 21 number 1
Cross-national invariance of the effect of personal collectivistic orientation on brand loyalty and equity: The United States versus South Korean consumers
Boonghee Yoo


Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
To buy or not to buy a "counterfeit" Ralph Lauren polo shirt: The role of lawfulness and legality toward purchasing counterfeits
Ian Phau, Marishka Sequeira and Steve Dix

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Pay for performance in China's non-public sector enterprises
Qi Wei and Chris Rowley

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Donald Ross


Asian Review of Accounting

Winner

Volume 17 number 3
Making the mainstream: An analysis of the scholarly literature on accounting in China, 1999-2008
Jayne Bisman and Weini Liao


Aslib Proceedings

Winner

Volume 61 number 1
Electronic journals and changes in scholarly article seeking and reading patterns
Carol Tenopir, Donald W. King, Sheri Edwards and Lei Wu

Highly commended

Volume 61 number 2
Blogs, news and credibility
Barrie Gunter, Vincent Campbell, Maria Touri and Rachel Gibson

Volume 61 number 4
The digital native
Neil Selwyn

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Stephen A. Roberts


Assembly Automation

Gunter Wittenberg Award
Gunter Wittenberg (d. 1995), a dedicated engineer, who made his knowledge of assembly automation available in simple, clear and concise papers. He received the Nuffield Silver Medal for services to the Institute of Production Engineers. He worked for Amnesty International and charities, using his engineering skills in harnessing technical advances to help the disabled.

Winner

Volume 29 number 3
Distributed parallel virtual assembly environment for automobile development
Zhen Xijin, Wu Dianliang, Fan Xiumin and Hu Yong

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 2
Variation propagation modeling and analysis at preliminary design phase of multi-station assembly systems
Haixia Wang and Dariusz Ceglarek

Volume 29 number 4
The fast-moving world of MEMS technology
Robert Bogue

Volume 29 number 4
Effectiveness of epoxy staking of fasteners in aerospace applications
S. Salmon, M. Swank, G.D. Janaki Ram, B.E. Stucker and J.A. Palmer


Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Organizational commitment during organizational changes: A longitudinal case study on acquired key employees
Mélanie Raukko

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 2
Is the standardization of human resource practices perceived as fair across national cultures? The cases of China, Lithuania, and Norway
Randi Lunnan and Laura Elizabeth Mercer Traavik

Volume 4 number 2
Limiting the brain drain: Determinants of employee organizational attachment in Lithuania
Roman Gaiduk, Julija Gaiduk and Dail Fields

Volume 4 number 2
The inward-outward dynamics in the internationalisation of Baltic banks
Tõnu Roolaht and Urmas Varblane

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Philip G Benson
Dr Randi Lunnan


Benchmarking: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 16 number 1
Benchmarking the viability of SCM for entrepreneurial business model design
Stanley E. Fawcett, Chad Allred, Gregory M. Magnan and Jeffrey Ogden

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 1
Benchmarking organizational commitment across nonprofit human services organizations in Pennsylvania
Kara D. Rutowski, Jeffery K. Guiler and Kurt E. Schimmel

Volume 16 number 3
Benchmarking in service marketing
Monika Koller and Thomas Salzberger

Volume 16 number 4
The impact of Auto-ID on logistics performance: A benchmarking survey of Swedish manufacturing industries
Ola Johansson and Henrik Pålsson


British Food Journal

Winner

Volume 111 number 3
Linking perception of health-promoting food attributes to tangible product characteristics
Siet Sijtsema, Gé Backus, Anita Linnemann and Wim Jongen

Highly commended

Volume 111 number 1
Development of the grocery retail market in China: A qualitative study of how foreign and domestic retailers seek to increase market share
Martin Hingley, Adam Lindgreen and Lan Chen

Volume 111 number 7
Acceptance of nanotechnology foods: a conjoint study examining consumers' willingness to buy
Michael Siegrist, Nathalie Stampfli and Hans Kastenholz

Volume 111 number 10
A meta-analysis of the differences in environmental impacts between organic and conventional farming
Koen Mondelaers, Joris Aertsens and Guido Van Huylenbroeck

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Juan Antonio Aquirre


Business Process Management Journal

Winner

Volume 15 number 2
Dynamic outsourcing through process modularization
Lifang Wu and Daewoo Park

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 6
An integrated model for business process measurement
Vincent C. Yen

Volume 15 number 1
A cause-effect-cause model for sustaining cross-functional integration
Charles R. Emery

Volume 15 number 3
Process-centric business intelligence
Tobias Bucher, Anke Gericke and Stefan Sigg


Business Strategy Series

Winner

Volume 10 number 5
Goal-obstacle conflicts
Paul N. Avakian

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 6
Sustainable performance increase and strategic turnaround management: current corporate restructuring experiences in the Romanian market
Christian Bachmann

Volume 10 number 5
Guided by the brand: from brand management to integrative corporate communications
Nando Malmelin and Jukka Hakala

Volume 10 number 5
Success beyond success: the "golden triangle" of continuous performance improvement
Pieter Klaas Jagersma


Career Development International

Winner

Volume 14 number 5
The relative importance of motives for international self-initiated mobility
Kaye Thorn

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 4
Personality, social relationships, and vocational indecision among college students: The mediating effects of identity construction
Thomas W.H. Ng and Daniel C. Feldman

Volume 14 number 5
Promotion to partner: The importance of relationship competencies and interpersonal style
Stephen A. Stumpf

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Celeste M Brotheridge


China Agricultural Economic Review

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Business and financial risks of small farm households in China
Calum G. Turvey and Rong Kong

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
A gendered view of reforming health care access for farmers in China
Huixia Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Gale Summerfield and Yaojiang Shi


Circuit World

Winner

Volume 35 number 4
Electroless copper plating and surface characterization of thermoplastic PPO based printed circuit boards
Teija Laine-Ma, Pekka Ruuskanen, Satu Kortet and Mikko Karttunen

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 3
The processing time optimization of printed circuit board
Mircea Ancău


Clinical Governance

Winner

Volume 14 number 4
A sociological ethnographic study of clinical governance implementation in one NHS Hospital Trust
Karen Staniland

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 2
Lithium monitoring: should tracking prescriptions be implemented to improve outcome? An evaluation of potential practice change
Fiona Jane Thompson, Claire Dibben, Peter Watson and Neil Hunt

Volume 14 number 2
PAHS: a Nepali project with international implications
Carol-Ann Courneya and David Dunne

Volume 14 number 1
On the pursuit of clinical excellence
Narinder Kapur

Outstanding reviewer

Basil Bonner


Collection Building

Winner

Volume 28 number 1
Collection analysis to enhance funding for research materials
Michael Culbertson and Michelle Wilde

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 3
Electronic women's grey literature in academic libraries
Marta L. Magnuson

Volume 28 number 4
Collecting law and medical titles for general academic collections: what use statistics can tell us
Michael Levine-Clark and Margaret M. Jobe

Volume 28 number 2
How using an allocation formula changed funding allocations at Long Island University
Charles I. Guarria

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Robert P Holley
Dr Gregory A Crawford


Competitiveness Review

Winner

Volume 19 number 4
Engaging embedded information: Toward a holistic theory of knowledge transfer in organizations
Michael P. Thompson, Robert J. Jensen and Kristen DeTienne

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 2
A theoretical perspective of the cultural influences of individualism/collectivism, group membership, and performance variation on allocation behaviors of supervisors
Paul A. Fadil, Steven Williamson and Mike Knudstrup

Volume 19 number 1
International joint ventures: an integrated framework
Sameer Vaidya

Volume 19 number 3
An international comparison of empirical generalized double diamond model approaches to Taiwan and Korea
Day-Yang Liu and Hsin-Fang Hsu

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Donald A DePalma
Dr G Scott Erickson


Construction Innovation

Winner

Volume 9 number 4
Validation of an empirical model for innovation diffusion in Australian design firms
Kriengsak Panuwatwanich, Rodney A. Stewart and Sherif Mohamed

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Andrew Dainty


Corporate Communications

Winner

Volume 14 number 2
New tensions and challenges in integrated communications
Lars Thøger Christensen, A. Fuat Fırat and Joep Cornelissen

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 4
Advertising corporate social responsibility initiatives to communicate corporate image: Inhibiting scepticism to enhance persuasion
Alan Pomering and Lester W. Johnson

Volume 14 number 4
Corporate identity manifested through historical references
Anna Blombäck and Olof Brunninge

Volume 14 number 1
Prescribing versus describing: testing image restoration strategies in a crisis situation
Frank Dardis and Michel M. Haigh

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Laura Illia


Corporate Governance

Winner

Volume 9 number 4
The challenge of integrating sustainability into talent and organization strategies: investing in the knowledge, skills and attitudes to achieve high performance
Peter Lacy, James Arnott and Eric Lowitt

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 2
Inculcating the ethos of public-sector codes of ethics in Sweden: a longitudinal approach
Göran Svensson and Greg Wood

Volume 9 number 5
Corporate governance, social responsibility and capital markets: exploring the institutional investor mental model
Henry Petersen and Harrie Vredenburg

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Yvon Pesqueux
Vanni Treves


critical perspectives on international business

Winner

Volume 5 number 1 and 2
New thinking on the financial crisis
Roy E. Allen and Donald Snyder

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 1 and 2
The global financial crisis: an institutional theory analysis
Suhaib Riaz

Volume 5 number 1 and 2
The crisis: a return to political economy
Loong Wong

Volume 5 number 1 and 2
Wrong assumptions in the financial crisis
Manuel B. Aalbers

Outstanding reviewers

Prof. Rahim Quazi
Dr Laurence Romani


Cross Cultural Management

Winner

Volume 16 number 3
Why or why not? Rationalizing corruption in organizations
Tanja Rabl and Torsten M. K?hlmann


Development and Learning in Organizations

Winner

Volume 23 number 1
Journey to the center: core leadership philosophy
Mark H. Jordan and T.J. Gabriel

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 1
Genus of learning relationships: mentoring and coaching as communicative interaction
R. Michael Bokeno

Volume 23 number 6
A world in crisis? Does learning help to create future opportunities?
Magdolna Csath

Volume 23 number 5
Sparking worker creativity: cultures where garden variety creativity can flourish
Milton Mayfield

Outstanding reviewer

Ben Bennett


Education + Training

Winner

Volume 51 number 2
Term-time employment: Exploring the influence of self-identity, motivation and social issues
Ingo Winkler

Highly commended

Volume 51 number 5 and 6
An empirically-grounded study on the effective use of social software in education
Shailey Minocha

Volume 51 number 1
Employer engagement: the critical role of employee commitment
Julie Drake, Joanne Blake and Wayne Swallow

Volume 51 number 4
Anticipatory socialisation amongst architects: a qualitative examination
Katherine Sang, Stephen Ison, Andrew Dainty and Abigail Powell

Volume 51 number 2
Contextualising learning at the education-training-work interface
Bobby Harreveld and Michael Singh


Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Delayed use of healthcare services among the urban poor in Turkey
Adnan Kisa, Fikriye Yilmaz, Mustafa Z. Younis, Sahin Kavuncubasi, Korkut Ersoy and Patrick A. Rivers

Outstanding reviewer

Tariq Elyas


Employee Relations

Winner

Volume 31 number 6
Rituals of fun and mischief: the case of the Swedish meatpackers
Susanne Strömberg and Jan Ch. Karlsson

Highly commended

Volume 31 number 1
Voluntary sector responses to increased resourcing challenges
Emma Parry and Clare Kelliher

Volume 31 number 4
On leaving the nunnery: management in trade unions
Michael Dempsey and Chris Brewster

Volume 31 number 2
The changing locus of workplace control in the English further education sector
Kim Mather, Les Worrall and Roger Seifert


Engineering Computations

Winner

Volume 26 number 8
Accuracy, reliability and validity of finite element analysis in metal forming: a user's perspective
A.E. Tekkaya and P.A.F. Martins

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 1 and 2
Multi-scale modelling of heterogeneous structures with inelastic constitutive behaviour: Part II
Rainer Niekamp, Damijan Markovic, Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Hermann G. Matthies and Robert L. Taylor


Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management

Winner

Volume 16 number 3
Ineffective leadership: Investigating the negative attributes of leaders and organizational neutralizers
Shamas-ur-Rehman Toor and Stephen Ogunlana

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 1
Factors influencing the culture of a construction project organisation: An empirical investigation
N.A. Ankrah, D. Proverbs and Y. Debrah

Volume 16 number 2
Role of knowledge in managing construction project change
S. Senaratne and M.G. Sexton

Outstanding reviewer

Professor David Langford


EuroMed Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 4 number 2
Knowledge flows in international business: a JIBS citation analysis
Orly Yeheskel and Oded Shenkar


European Business Review

Winner

Volume 21 number 2
Building corporate social responsibility into strategy
Jeremy Galbreath

Outstanding reviewer

Greg Wood


European Journal of Innovation Management

Winner

Volume 12 number 1
Antecedents and consequences of teamwork quality in new product development projects: An empirical investigation
Mumin Dayan and C. Anthony Di Benedetto

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 3
Investigating the adoption of open innovation in the bio pharmaceutical industry: A framework and an empirical analysis
Davide Chiaroni, Vittorio Chiesa and Federico Frattini

Volume 12 number 4
Exploring the microfoundations of external technology commercialization: A dynamic capabilities perspective
Mattia Bianchi, Vittorio Chiesa and Federico Frattini


European Journal of Marketing

Winner

Volume 43 number 3 and 4
Marketing logics for competitive advantage?
Karin Tollin and Richard Jones

Highly commended

Volume 43 number 11 and 12
Cross-national segmentation: An application to the NAFTA airline passenger market
Edward R. Bruning, Michael Y. Hu and Wei (Andrew) Hao


Facilities

Winner

Volume 27 number 3 and 4
Re-engineering of the meal logistics in a sheltered house for elderly people
Leena Aalto and Arto Saari

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 7 and 8
Acquisition, reuse and sharing of knowledge in property management firms
Patrick S.W. Fong and Hang Fung Lee

Volume 27 number 3 and 4
On locational preferences for privacy in hospital wards
Chaham Alalouch, Peter Aspinall and Harry Smith

Volume 27 number 1 and 2
Facilities maintenance management practices in large public schools, Texas
Sarel Lavy and David L. Bilbo


Foresight

Winner

Volume 11 number 6
Morphological prospection: profiling the shapes of things to come
Joseph Voros

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 5
The influence of futures work on public policy and sustainability
Chris Riedy

Volume 11 number 4
Foresight and anticipatory governance
Leon S. Fuerth

Volume 11 number 2
Six shamanic concepts: charting the between in futures work
Marcus Bussey

Volume 11 number 3
Plastic promises: the disruptive potential of OLEDs and e-paper for the European display industry
Simon Forge, Colin Blackman and Sven Lindmark

Outstanding reviewer

Jay Gary


Gender in Management

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 8
A more proactive approach to addressing gender-related employment disparities in the United States
Mary E. Graham and Julie L. Hotchkiss

Volume 24 number 6
Career advancement and family balance strategies of executive women
Souha R. Ezzedeen and Kristen G. Ritchey

Volume 24 number 2
An exploration of unspoken bias: women who work for women
Renee Warning and F. Robert Buchanan

Volume 24 number 3
A woman's place in hotel management: upstairs or downstairs?
Shelagh Mooney and Irene Ryan

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Viki Holton


Humanomics

Winner

Volume 25 number 1
Kautilya on law, economics and ethics
Balbir S. Sihag

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 3
Supervenience in socio-economic systems
Mark W. Neal

Volume 25 number 2
Ownership effects of fractional reserve banking: an Islamic perspective
Ahamed Kameel Mydin Meera and Moussa Larbani

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Abul Hassan


Indian Growth and Development Review

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Electoral incentives, institutions and rent-seeking
Ngo Van Long and Bodhisattva Sengupta


Industrial and Commercial Training

Winner

Volume 41 number 1
Succession planning
Angela Hills

Highly commended

Volume 41 number 3
Blended learning: overview and recommendations for successful implementation
Paul Harris, John Connolly and Luke Feeney

Volume 41 number 5
Developing the leaders of tomorrow in Abbey, part of the Santander Group
Michele Dytham-Ward

Volume 41 number 7
Management and leadership: a competency framework to deliver the National Trust's strategy
Martin Measures and Mike Bagshaw


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 109 number 5
The value of B2B relationships
Irene Gil-Saura, Marta Frasquet-Deltoro and Amparo Cervera-Taulet

Highly commended

Volume 109 number 3
Extracting appropriate scope for information systems: a case study
Erkki K. Laitinen, Aapo Länsiluoto and Iiris Rautiainen

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Kenneth Green Jr.


Industrial Robot

Winner

Volume 36 number 5
Robotic transtibial prosthesis with biomechanical energy regeneration
Joseph Hitt, Thomas Sugar, Matthew Holgate, Ryan Bellman and Kevin Hollander

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 1
Trajectory generation in robotic shielded metal arc welding during execution time
Eduardo José Lima II and Alexandre Queiroz Bracarense

Volume 36 number 1
Programming-by-demonstration in the coworker scenario for SMEs
J. Norberto Pires, Germano Veiga and Ricardo Araújo

Volume 36 number 2
Use of infrared light reflecting landmarks for localization
Sooyong Lee

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Pablo Gonzalez de Santos


Info

Winner

Volume 11 number 5
Unlicensed to kill: a brief history of the Part 15 rules
Kenneth R. Carter

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 1
Transnational regulatory governance and global electronic commerce
Mika Purra

Volume 11 number 2
Counting customers, subscribers and mobile phone numbers
Ewan Sutherland

Volume 11 number 4
Regulating next-generation fixed access to telecommunications services
David Lewin, Brian Williamson and Martin Cave


Information Management & Computer Security

Winner

Volume 17 number 5
Effects on employees' information security abilities by e-learning
Janne Merete Hagen and Eirik Albrechtsen

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 1
An integrated view of human, organizational, and technological challenges of IT security management
Rodrigo Werlinger, Kirstie Hawkey and Konstantin Beznosov

Volume 17 number 4
A canonical analysis of intentional information security breaches by insiders
Jordan Shropshire

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Socrates K Katsikas
Dr Vasilios Katos


Interlending & Document Supply

Winner

Volume 37 number 4
Borrow Direct: a decade of a sustained quality book-lending service
Danuta A. Nitecki, Carol Jones and Jeffrey Barnett


International Journal of Accounting and Information Management

Winner

Volume 17 number 1
The design and implementation of activity-based costing: A case study of a Taiwanese textile company
Rong-Ruey Duh, Thomas W. Lin, Wen-Ying Wang and Chao-Hsin Huang

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 2
Economic freedom, equity performance and market volatility
Carl R. Chen and Ying Sophie Huang

Volume 17 number 1
Rankings of academic journals in accounting, finance, and information system: Perception from the college chairpersons
Ji Wu, Qian Hao and Michelle Y.M. Yao

Volume 17 number 2
When do firms revalue their assets upwards? Evidence from the UK
C.S. Agnes Cheng and Stephen W.J. Lin

Outstanding reviewers

Picheng Lee
Professor Janek Ratnatunga


International Journal of Bank Marketing

Winner

Volume 27 number 6
Babbling before banking? Online communities and pre-purchase information seeking
Sven C. Berger and Christian M. Messerschmidt

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 1
Empirical analysis of internet banking adoption in Poland
Michal Polasik and Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski

Volume 27 number 2
Attitudes and behaviour in everyday finance: evidence from Switzerland
Brigitte Fünfgeld and Mei Wang

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Ian Lings
Professor Mark Speece


International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Climate change and water governance in Saskatchewan, Canada
Margot Hurlbert, Harry Diaz, Darrell R. Corkal and Jim Warren

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1
Carbon accounting and carbon footprint
Mario Schmidt

Volume 1 number 1
An assessment of the principle of subsidiarity in urban planning to face climate change: The case of Martellago, Venice Province
Paola Minoia, Alessandro Calzavara, Loris Lovo and Gabriele Zanetto

Volume 1 number 3
Climates of the Arabian Peninsula
Vincent Kotwicki and Zaher Al Sulaimani


International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology

Winner

Volume 21 number 4
Parallel garment drape simulation of triangular mesh using GPU programming
In Hwan Sul


International Journal of Commerce and Management

Winner

Volume 19 number 2
Strategic alliances as a competitive strategy: How domestic airlines use alliances for improving performance
James Rajasekar and Paul Fouts

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 4
Implementing software for managing organizational training and development: Experiences of consulting to a large public sector organization in the State of Kuwait
Stephanie Jones

Volume 19 number 3
Organizational structure, support mechanism, and commercialization performance: A governance perspective
Shih-Kuan Chiu and Kay-Feng Chang

Volume 19 number 1
Leadership and work motivation from the cross cultural perspective
Khaliq Ahmad

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Raymond Cox
Professor Sanjeev Agarwal


International Journal of Conflict Management

Winner

Volume 20 number 3
Conflicts in top management teams and team/firm outcomes: The moderating effects of conflict-handling approaches
Jun Liu, Pingping Fu and Songbo Liu

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 1
Development and empirical exploration of an extended model of intra-group conflict
Kjell B. Hjertø and Bård Kuvaas

Volume 20 number 4
Cross-cultural differences in conflict management: An inductive study of Chinese and American managers
Lorna Doucet, Karen A. Jehn, Elizabeth Weldon, Xiangming Chen and Zhongming Wang

Volume 20 number 4
When your heart isn't smart: How different types of regret change decisions and profits
Susan K. Crotty and Leigh Thompson

Outstanding reviewers

Dr John R Ogilvie
Professor Eleanor Wertheim


International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

Winner

Volume 21 number 6
The effect of perceived fairness toward hotel overbooking and compensation practices on customer loyalty
Johye Hwang and Li Wen

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 4
Identifying the underlying structure of perceived service fairness in restaurants
Young Namkung, SooCheong (Shawn) Jang, Barbara Almanza and Joe Ismail

Volume 21 number 3
The employee-customer relationship quality: Antecedents and consequences in the hotel industry
Mario Castellanos-Verdugo, Mª de los ángeles Oviedo-García and José L. Roldán and Nadine Veerapermal

Volume 21 number 1
The relationship between outsourcing and organizational performance: Is it myth or reality for the hotel sector?
Tamer Bolat and Özgür Yılmaz

Volume 21 number 3
A transactional approach to customer loyalty in the hotel industry
Hanaa Osman, Nigel Hemmington and David Bowie

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Michael Davidson
Professor Arie Reichel


International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research

Winner

Volume 3 number 1
Organizational alignment and hospitality firm performance
John C. Crotts, Robert C. Ford, Vincent C.S. Heung and E.W.T. Ngai

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 1
Generalized pattern in competition among tourism destinations
John Dawes, Jenni Romaniuk and Annabel Mansfield

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Mark Bonn
Professor Jean-Charles Chebat


International Journal of Development Issues

Winner

Volume 8 number 2
The political economy of the global pharmaceutical industry: Why the poor lack access to medicine and what might be done about it
Anil Hira

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2
Sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa: Issues of knowledge development and agenda setting
Sonny Nwankwo, Kazem Chaharbaghi and Derick Boyd

Volume 8 number 1
The truncated narrative of gender and development
Jyotirmaya Tripathy

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Dipendra Sinha
Professor Magda Kandil


International Journal of Educational Management

Winner

Volume 23 number 2
Teachers' organisational behaviour in public and private funded schools
M.E. Honingh and F.J. Oort

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 7
Ethics in college and university admissions: a trilogy of concerns and arguments
Michael K. McCuddy and James G. Nondorf

Volume 23 number 1
Principal preparation and training: a look at China and its issues
Wu Yan and Lisa Catherine Ehrich


International Journal of Energy Sector Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
The value of unused interregional transmission: Estimating the opportunity cost for Quebec(Canada)
Pierre-Olivier Pineau and Vincent Lefebvre

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 2
Measurement of EU27 oil vulnerability
Christos V. Roupas, Alexandros Flamos and John Psarras

Volume 3 number 1
From command and control regulations to a business proposition: Creating a Chinese market for emissions trading
Qin Wang, Hui Gao, Fushuan Wen, Iain MacGill and Jiansheng Huang

Volume 3 number 3
Regional cooperation towards trans-country natural gas market: An economic assessment for India
P.R. Shukla and Subash Dhar


International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research

Winner

Volume 15 number 4
Bootstrapping and the financial condition of small firms
Jay J. Ebben

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 1
Social constructionism and entrepreneurship: Basic assumptions and consequences for theory and research
Monica Lindgren and Johann Packendorff

Outstanding reviewer

Sarah Drakopoulou-Dodd


International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
A gender-aware framework for women's entrepreneurship
Candida G. Brush, Anne de Bruin and Friederike Welter

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Susan Marlow


International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

Winner

Volume 22 number 5
Testing some major determinants for hospital innovation success
Maria do Carmo Caccia-Bava, Valerie C.K. Guimaraes and Tor Guimaraes

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 6
Patients' views on quality of care and attitudes towards re-visiting providers
Bodil Wilde-Larsson and Gerry Larsson

Volume 22 number 4
Race, gender, and language concordance in the primary care setting
Brian C. Martin, Leiyu Shi and Ryan D. Ward

Volume 22 number 6
Designing and implementing an Australian and New Zealand intensive care data audit study
Jacqueline Martin, Peter Hicks, Catherine Norrish, Shaila Chavan, Carol George, Peter Stow and Graeme K. Hart

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Justin Keen
Dr Ales Bourek


International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
Price bubbles in housing markets Concept, theory and indicators
Hans Lind

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
Outlook for UK housing and the implications for policy: Are we reaping what we have sown?
Gwilym Pryce and Nigel Sprigings

Volume 2 number 1
Exploring sales advertising in the housing market in Jordan
Majd Al-Homoud, Salem Al-Oun, Ayat Smadi and Al-Mutasem Al-Hindawi

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Hao Wu
Sara Wilkinson


International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Theoretical analysis of local search strategies to optimize network communication subject to preserving the total number of links
Boris Mitavskiy, Jonathan Rowe and Chris Cannings

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Job shop scheduling optimization through multiple independent particle swarms
Gary G. Yen and Brian Ivers

Volume 2 number 3
Homeostasis and evolution together dealing with novelties and managing disruptions
Patricia A. Vargas, Renan C. Moioli, Fernando J. von Zuben and Phil Husbands

Volume 2 number 4
Foundations of swarm robotic chemical plume tracing from a fluid dynamics perspective
Diana F. Spears, David R. Thayer and Dimitri V. Zarzhitsky

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Wen-Hua Chen


International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
Efficiency of conventional versus Islamic banks: evidence from the Middle East
Taufiq Hassan, Shamsher Mohamad and Mohammed Khaled I. Bader

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Index funds and diversification in Saudi Arabia
Hicham Benjelloun and Abdulkader M.A. Abdullah

Volume 2 number 4
What makes undergraduate students enroll into an elective course? The case of Islamic accounting
Hanudin Amin, Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman and T. Ramayah

Outstanding reviewers

Rodney Wilson
Dr Arief Daynes


International Journal of Law and Management

Highly commended

Volume 51 number 1
The ethics of corporate governance: Crucial distinctions for global comparisons
G.J. Rossouw

Volume 51 number 3
Probing on the institutional arrangements of supervisory functions in the governance of listed companies in China
Li Lixin

Volume 51 number 6
Protecting whistleblowers in Norway and the UK: a case of mix and match?
David Lewis and Sissel Trygstad


International Journal of Law in the Built Environment

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
Legal incoherence and the extra-constitutional law of regulatory takings: The Canadian experience
Russell Brown

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
The case for megapolitan growth management in the twenty-first century: Regional urban planning and sustainable development in the USA
Edward H. Ziegler

Outstanding reviewers

Julie Adshead
Dr Alice Christudason


International Journal of Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 20 number 1
Coordinating material and information flows with supply chain planning
Riikka Kaipia

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Organizational alignment and supply chain governance structure: Introduction and construct validation
Bryan Ashenbaum, Arnold Maltz, Lisa Ellram and Mark A. Barratt

Volume 20 number 2
Supply chain security culture: measure development and validation
Zachary Williams, Nicole Ponder and Chad W. Autry

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Scott B Keller


International Journal of Managerial Finance

Winner

Volume 5 number 2
The nonlinear relation between agency costs and managerial equity ownership: Evidence of decreasing benefits of increasing ownership
Kate Jelinek and Pamela S. Stuerke

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 1
What order flow reveals about the role of the underwriter in IPO aftermarkets
Michael Aitken, Frederick H. deB. Harris, Thomas H. McInish and Kathryn Wong


International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Comparing the leadership styles of functional and project managers
J. Rodney Turner, Ralf Müller and Vic Dulewicz

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Cultural differences in decision making in project teams
Ralf Müller, Konrad Spang and Sinan Ozcan

Volume 2 number 1
Risk management applied to projects, programs, and portfolios
Hynuk Sanchez, Benoit Robert, Mario Bourgault and Robert Pellerin

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Damian Hodgeson


International Journal of Manpower

Winner

Volume 30 number 3
Ethnic wage inequality in Vietnam
Hung T. Pham and Barry Reilly

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 4
Comparing levels of job satisfaction in the countries of Western and Eastern Europe
Vani K. Borooah

Volume 30 number 7
Do firms obey the law when they fire workers? Social criteria and severance payments in Germany
Elke J. Jahn


International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

Winner

Volume 19 number 8
Impulsive Falkner-Skan flow with constant wall heat flux: revisited
Simon D. Harris, Derek B. Ingham and Ioan Pop

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 8
Numerical issues in modelling macrosegregation during DC casting of a multi-component aluminium alloy
Q. Du, D.G. Eskin and L. Katgerman

Volume 19 number 6
Simulation of laminar flow in a three-dimensional lid-driven cavity by lattice Boltzmann method
Santanu De, K. Nagendra and K.N. Lakshmisha

Volume 19 number 2
Developing laminar mixed convection of nanofluids in an inclined tube with uniform wall heat flux
R. Ben Mansour and N. Galanis and C.T. Nguyen

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Bengt Sunden
Professor Ramon Codina


International Journal of Operations & Production Management

Winner

Volume 29 number 1
ERP implementation at SMEs: analysis of five Canadian cases
Brent Snider, Giovani J.C. da Silveira and Jaydeep Balakrishnan

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 8
The effects of service failures and recovery on customer loyalty in e-services: An empirical investigation
Rui Sousa and Christopher A. Voss

Volume 29 number 3
Lean manufacturing, non-financial performance measures, and financial performance
Rosemary R. Fullerton and William F. Wempe

Volume 29 number 4
Aligning competitive priorities in the supply chain: the role of interactions with suppliers
Stephan Vachon, Alain Halley and Martin Beaulie

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Mohan V Tatikonda


International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing

Winner

Volume 3 number 3
Are HMO physicians more price sensitive in prescribing brand-name drugs?
Jennifer L. Rice

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 3
The need for a social marketing perspective of consumer-driven health care
Kimball P. Marshall, Michaeline Skiba and David P. Paul, III

Volume 3 number 4
How fairness garners loyalty in the pharmaceutical supply chain: Role of trust in the wholesaler-pharmacy relationship
Thani Jambulingam, Ravi Kathuria and John R. Nevin

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Julie Sneath


International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 39 number 5
Minimizing supply chain disruption risk through enhanced flexibility
Joseph B. Skipper and Joe B. Hanna

Highly commended

Volume 39 number 9
Inventory financing in supply chains: A logistics service provider-approach
Erik Hofmann

Volume 39 number 4
The relationship between strategic orientation, service innovation, and performance
Scott J. Grawe, Haozhe Chen and Patricia J. Daugherty

Volume 39 number 8
Developing a consensus definition of supply chain management: a qualitative study
James R. Stock and Stefanie L. Boyer

Outstanding reviewers

Dr R. Glenn Richey Jr
Professor Scott B Keller


International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

Winner

Volume 58 number 4
Discovering effective performance measurement for e-business
Matthew Hinton and David Barnes

Highly commended

Volume 58 number 5
Promoting performance and the quality of working life simultaneously
Elise Ramstad

Volume 58 number 3
Lean information management: the use of observational data in health care
Andrew Castle and Rachel Harvey

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Nasreddin Dhafr


International Journal of Public Sector Management

Winner

Volume 22 number 1
Reciprocal accountability: Assessing the accountability environment in Australian aboriginal affairs policy
Patrick Sullivan

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 6
Developing "middle leaders" in the public services? The realities of management and leadership development for public managers
Patrick McGurk

Volume 22 number 7
Deal-making in Whitehall: Competing and complementary motives behind the Review of Sub-national Economic Development and Regeneration
Sarah Ayres and Ian Stafford

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Colin Knox
Professor John Lawler


International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

Winner

Volume 26 number 6
Continuous improvement: role of organisational learning mechanisms
Judy Oliver

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 1
Optimal economic solution for a normal sampling intervals method in quality control
J. Rodrigues Dias

Volume 26 number 1
Impact of TQM on company's performance
Vinod Kumar, Franck Choisne, Danuta de Grosbois and Uma Kumar


International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
A review of twenty years of SERVQUAL research
Riadh Ladhari

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 3
Quality management systems and value creation
Åsa Rönnbäck, Lars Witell and Bo Enquist

Volume 1 number 3
Creating value in multiple cooperative relationships
Adelaide Ippolito

Volume 1 number 3
The board's role in sustaining major organizational change: An empirical analysis of three change programs
Sverker Alänge and Annika Steiber

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Jens Jorn Dahlgaard


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Winner

Volume 37 number 1
Are lifestyle centres unique? Consumers' perceptions across locations
Ruoh-Nan Yan and Molly Eckman

Highly commended

Volume 37 number 7
Retail centres: it's time to make them convenient
Vaughan Reimers and Valerie Clulow


International Journal of Social Economics

Winner

Volume 36 number 4
The hidden taxable capacity of land: enough and to spare
Mason Gaffney

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 10
Altruism
Donald Gates and Peter Steane

Volume 36 number 6
Analysis of the economic differences between capitalist and labour-owned enterprises
Josefina Fernández Guadaño

Outstanding reviewers

Muhammad Azeem Qureshi
Rati Ram


International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Winner

Volume 29 number 9 and 10
Explaining why the non-commodified sphere of mutual aid is so pervasive in the advanced economies: Some case study evidence from an English city
Richard James White

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 5 and 6
Poverty reduction and aid: cross-country evidence
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee and Maharouf Oyolola

Volume 29 number 1 and 2
Globalization and ageing workers: constructing a global life course
J. Brandon McKelvey

Outstanding reviewer

Dr. Peter Rodgers


International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

Winner

Volume 10 number 3
Early participation in the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment
Stacey Swearingen White

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 1
Pathways towards sustainability through higher education
Anne Sibbel

Volume 10 number 2
Defining sustainability metric targets in an institutional setting
Jason N. Rauch and Julie Newman

Volume 10 number 4
Improving decision making for sustainability: a case study from New Zealand
Susan Geertshuis


International Journal of Web Information Systems

Winner

Volume 5 number 3
A new approach to web users clustering and validation: a divergence-based scheme
Vassiliki A. Koutsonikola, Sophia G. Petridou, Athena I. Vakali and Georgios I. Papadimitriou


International Journal of Wine Business Research

Winner

Volume 21 number 1
Is there more information in best-worst choice data? Using the attitude heterogeneity structure to identify consumer segments
Simone Mueller and Cam Rungie

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 4
Pride and prejudice in the evaluation of wine?
Julie Anna Guidry, Barry J. Babin, William G. Graziano and W. Joel Schneider

Volume 21 number 4
Forecasting the development of wine tourism: a case study in Chile
Martin H. Kunc

Volume 21 number 4
Wine service marketing, value co-creation and involvement: research issues
Linda D. Hollebeek and Roderick J. Brodie

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Francois D'Hauteville
Dr. Johan Bruwer


International Journal of Workplace Health Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Designing a stress management intervention in social services
Margaret Coffey, Lindsey Dugdill and Andy Tattersall


International Marketing Review

Winner

Volume 26 number 1
The recognition of first time international entrepreneurial opportunities: Evidence from firms in knowledge-based industries
Yanto Chandra, Chris Styles and Ian Wilkinson

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 1
Contextual and cultural factors underlying Americanization
C. Samuel Craig, Susan P. Douglas and Aronte Bennett


Internet Research

Winner

Volume 19 number 5
Consumers' responses to brand websites: an interdisciplinary review
Hilde A.M. Voorveld, Peter C. Neijens and Edith G. Smit

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 3
Design and implementation of a generic per-fee-link framework
Antonio Ruiz-Martínez, Óscar Cánovas and Antonio F. Gómez-Skarmeta

Volume 19 number 3
Classifying enterprises on the basis of WWW use: a behavioural approach
Paulina Papastathopoulou and George J. Avlonitis

Volume 19 number 1
Social ties and online word of mouth
Erin M. Steffes and Lawrence E. Burgee

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Alfred W Loo
Dr Jim Jansen


Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change

Winner

Volume 5 number 1
Value systems as a mechanism for organizational change
David Marginson

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 2
Five easy pieces: a case study of cost management as organizational change
Shahid Ansari and Jan Bell

Volume 5 number 4
Voluntarism versus regulation: Lessons from public disclosure of environmental performance information in Norwegian companies
Even Fallan and Lars Fallan

Volume 5 number 2
Making development accountable: A critical analysis of the systems of accounting and accountability for the Constituency Development Fund in Kenya
Robert Ochoki Nyamori

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Maurice Gosselin
Professor Wim Van Der Stede


Journal of Advances in Management Research

Winner

Volume 6 number 2
Environmentally responsive supply chains: Learnings from the Indian auto sector
Apratul Chandra Shukla, S.G. Deshmukh and Arun Kanda

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 1
Cluster-based diffusion: aggregate and disaggregate level modeling
Yogendra Kumar, Runa Sarkar and Sanjeev Swami

Volume 6 number 2
Management of technology in Thai automotive parts companies
Chan-orn Bongsebandhu-phubhakdi, Tomoko Saiki and Hiroshi Osada


Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing

Winner

Volume 24 number 1
How network competence and network location influence innovation performance
Yen Ting Helena Chiu

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 2
Elements of salesperson control: an organization theory perspective
Tará Lopez and Amy McMillan-Capehart

Volume 24 number 3 and 4
Benchmarking the impact of customer share in key-supplier relationships
Andreas Eggert, Wolfgang Ulaga and Sabine Hollmann

Outstanding reviewers

Charles H Schwepker Jr.
Dr Martin Hingley


Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Becoming multinational: challenges for Chinese firms
Oded Shenkar

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
"Rushing in where angels fear to tread?" The early internationalization of indigenous Chinese firms
Wim Naudé

Volume 2 number 1
The domestic savings and economic growth relationship in China
Hooi Hooi Lean and Yingzhe Song

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Yang Weiyong
Professor Anders C. Johansson


Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
Acquisition of resources, formal organization and entrepreneurial orientation of new ventures
Niu Fang, Zhang Yuli and Xue Hongzhi

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Acquisition of tacit marketing knowledge: A role of human capital and social capital of entrepreneurs in China
Karen Yuan Wang, Richard Li-Hua and Er-Ming Xu

Volume 1 number 2
Entrepreneurship and innovation: the case of Yangtze River Delta in China
Jianghuai Zheng, Zhining Hu and Jialing Wang

Volume 1 number 1
Channel performance in China: a study of distribution centers in Fujian Province
Peter O’Neill, Annibal José Scavarda and Zhenhua Yang

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Fang Zhao
Dr. Xiong Xiong


Journal of Consumer Marketing

Winner

Volume 26 number 3
Development and test of new dimensions of altruistic buying behavior
Raymond A. Hopkins and Thomas L. Powers

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 2
Consumers' adoption of new technology products: the role of coping strategies
Geng Cui, Wenjing Bao and Tsang-Sing Chan

Volume 26 number 4
A multivariate segmentation model of senior consumers
Lynn Sudbury and Peter Simcock

Volume 26 number 7
Modeling patronage behavior: a tri-partite conceptualization
Ugur Yavas and Emin Babakus


Journal of Corporate Real Estate

Winner

Volume 11 number 4
Business strategy and property strategy
John McDonagh and Gary Nichols

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 2
Performance measurement in corporate real estate
Michael Jordan, Thomas McCarty and Brian Velo

Volume 11 number 3
Vertical phasing as a corporate real estate strategy and development option
Anthony Guma, Jason Pearson, Kate Wittels, Richard de Neufville and David Geltner

Volume 11 number 4
Value management: raising CRE strategic relevance
Sally A. Fisher


Journal of Documentation

Winner

Volume 65 number 2
Information use and information processing: Comparison of conceptualizations
Reijo Savolainen

Highly commended

Volume 65 number 3
Dimensions of tasks: influences on information-seeking and retrieving process
Iris Xie

Volume 65 number 4
Information science: communication chain and domain analysis
Lyn Robinson


Journal of Economic Studies

Winner

Volume 36 number 1
On the stability of endogenous growth models: An evaluation of the agents' response to output fluctuations
Orlando Gomes

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Rangan Gupta


Journal of Educational Administration

A. Ross Thomas Award
This award is named after A. Ross Thomas who made a significant contribution to the reputation and quality of the Journal of Educational Administration during his editorship from 1979 until 2011.

Winner

Volume 47 number 2
Teacher effectiveness and student achievement: Investigating a multilevel cross-classified model
Ronald H. Heck

Highly commended

Volume 47 number 2
The vice-principal experience as a preparation for the principalship
Paula Kwan

Volume 47 number 3
Effects of school design on student outcomes
C. Kenneth Tanner

Volume 47 number 5
Teacher quality and attrition in a US school district
William Kyle Ingle


Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology

Winner

Volume 7 number 1
Emergence of green building guidelines in developed countries and their impact on India
Varun Potbhare, Matt Syal, Mohammed Arif, Malik M.A. Khalfan and Charles Egbu,

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 1
The application of sustainable behaviour change strategies in three built environment companies
Erik Bichard

Volume 7 number 1
The greening of the multifamily residential sector
Andrew T. Carswell and Stephen Smith

Volume 7 number 2
State of green construction in India: drivers and challenges
Mohammed Arif, Charles Egbu, Abid Haleem, Dennis Kulonda and Malik Khalfan

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Nicholas Chileshe
Professor Benedict D Ilozor


Journal of Enterprise Information Management

Winner

Volume 22 number 5
Sustainability - a new dimension in information systems evaluation
Wojciech Piotrowicz and Richard Cuthbertson

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 3
The impact of ICT-enabled offshoring announcements on share prices
Elizabeth Daniel, Devendra Kodwani and Sanjukta Datta

Volume 22 number 6
What determines user satisfaction in ERP projects: benefits, barriers or risks?
Ömür Y. Saatçıoğlu

Volume 22 number 4
Impact of government export assistance on internationalization of SMEs from developing nations
A.K. Shamsuddoha, M. Yunus Ali and Nelson Oly Ndubisi


Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
The measurement of social capital in the entrepreneurial context
Paul J. Ferri, David Deakins and Geoff Whittam

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 3
Indigenous knowledge of fodder tree selectivity by local goats in the mid-hills of Nepal
Luma Nidhi Pandey, Michael Kam, Shambhu B. Pandey, Chet R. Upreti, Netra P. Osti and A. Allan Degen

Volume 3 number 3
Understanding entrepreneurial behaviour in organized criminals
Robert Smith

Outstanding reviewers

Davin L. Holen
Rachel Mason


Journal of European Industrial Training

Winner

Volume 33 number 7
Factors influencing self-directed career management: an integrative investigation
Yongho Park

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 7
Learning transfer
Raquel Velada, António Caetano, Reid Bates and Ed Holton

Volume 33 number 5
Creating the social foundations for apprenticeship in Ireland
Barry Nyhan

Volume 33 number 4
Performance templates and the regulation of learning
Paul Lyons

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Naomi Birdthistle
David Mankin


Journal of European Real Estate Research

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
Leverage and NAV discount: evidence from Italian real estate investment funds
Giacomo Morri and Paolo Benedetto

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Does noise have a stationary impact on residential values?
Carlos Marmolejo Duarte and Carlos González Tamez

Volume 2 number 1
Is the UK real estate market converging with the rest of Europe?
Stephen L. Lee

Volume 2 number 2
Performance of open-ended real estate funds in Germany: Are institutional investors better off than retail investors?
Björn-Martin Kurzrock, Sebastian Gläsner and Elaine Wilke

Outstanding reviewer

Professor John Henneberry


Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management

Winner

Volume 13 number 3
Exploring how garment firms choose international sourcing- and sales-country markets
Bernhard Swoboda, Thomas Foscht, Cesar Maloles III and Hanna Schramm-Klein

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 2
Framing a descriptive profile of a transformed apparel industry: Apparel import intermediaries in the United States
Jung E. Ha-Brookshire and Barbara Dyer

Outstanding reviewer

Heather Iwanow


Journal of Financial Crime

Winner

Volume 16 number 4
Perspectives on financial crimes in Roman-Dutch law Bribery, fraud and the general crime of falsity(falsiteyt)
Johan Henning

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 4
Identifying and managing low money laundering risk: Perspectives on FATF's risk-based guidance
Louis de Koker

Volume 16 number 3
Uncertainties collide: lawyers and money laundering, terrorist finance regulation
M. Michelle Gallant

Volume 16 number 1
Shari'ah's normative framework as to financial crime and abuse
Abd El-Rehim Mohamed Al-Kashif


Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction

Winner

Volume 14 number 1
Criteria influencing debt financing of Indian PPP road projects: a case study
Laishram Boeing Singh and Satyanarayana N. Kalidindi


Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance

Winner

Volume 17 number 1
An overview and assessment of the reform of the non-tradable shares of Chinese state-owned enterprise A-share issuers
Paul B. McGuinness

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 1
Multinational banking in China after WTO accession: a survey
Chen Meng

Volume 17 number 4
The sub-prime crisis, the credit crunch and bank "failure": An assessment of the UK authorities' response
Maximilian J.B. Hall

Volume 17 number 4
The regulation of British retail banking utilities
Andy Mullineux


Journal of Historical Research in Marketing

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Capitalism, early market research, and the creation of the American consumer
Douglas B. Ward

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Teaching and studying marketing history: a personal journey
Ronald Savitt

Volume 1 number 1
General Book Store in Chicago, 1938-1947: linking neighbourhood to nation
Terrence H. Witkowski


Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting

Winner

Volume 13 number 3
Business transformation through empowerment and the implications for management control systems
Ian Herbert

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 3
Human resource policies, management accounting and organisational performance
Reza Kouhy, Rishma Vedd, Takeo Yoshikawa and John Innes

Volume 13 number 2
Past, present and possible future developments in human capital accounting: A tribute to Jan-Erik Gröjer
James Guthrie and Vijaya Murthy


Journal of Indian Business Research

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
Exploring psychological contract contents in India: the employee and employer perspective
Upasana Aggarwal and Shivganesh Bhargava

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1
Economic development, business strategy, and corporate restructuring in India
Raj Aggarwal

Volume 1 number 2 and 3
Differential impact of advertising and distribution expenditure on Tobin's Q: A perspective from listed firms in India
Arvind Sahay and Anandan Pillai

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Rupa Chanda
Professor Dinesh Kumar


Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society

Winner

Volume 7 number 2 and 3
Are socially exclusive values embedded in the avatar creation interfaces of MMORPGs?
Tyler Pace, Aaron Houssian and Victoria McArthur


Journal of Intellectual Capital

Winner

Volume 10 number 3
An SNA-based approach for management control of intellectual capital
Andrea Kasztler and Karl-Heinz Leitner

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 4
Using intellectual capital management for facilitating organizational change
Antti Lönnqvist, Aino Kianto and Virpi Sillanpäa

Outstanding reviewer

Dr. Manfred Bornemann


Journal of International Trade Law and Policy

Winner

Volume 8 number 1
The view on Chinese license regulation for insurance companies
Chao Feng Li and Andrew McGee

Outstanding reviewers

Professor David Milman
Professor Abdul Haseeb Ansari


Journal of Investment Compliance

Winner

Volume 10 number 2
SEC permits mutual funds to use a summary prospectus and updates statutory prospectus requirements
Robert A. Robertson and Joseph P. Kelly II

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 1
ERISA for securities professionals: 2008 update
Richard K. Matta

Volume 10 number 2
Tax consequences for investors in hedge fund frauds
Roger D. Lorence

Volume 10 number 3
Under the microscope: valuation and hedge funds
Benjamin J. Haskin, Joseph G. Davis and Jocelyn C. Flynn


Journal of Knowledge Management

Winner

Volume 13 number 6
Knowledge management and organizational performance: an exploratory analysis
Michael Zack, James McKeen and Satyendra Singh

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 4
Harmonisation of knowledge management
Peter Heisig

Volume 13 number 4
The dark side of successful knowledge management initiatives
Alton Y.K. Chua

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Morten Thanning Vendelo


Journal of Management Development

Winner

Volume 28 number 8
Business schools and management research: a UK perspective
Howard Thomas

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 10
Leadership as identity construction: the act of leading people in organisations: A perspective from the complexity sciences
Tom Karp and Thomas I.T. Helg

Volume 28 number 6
Public sector managers and entrepreneurship in Islamic Republic of Iran
Farhad Analoui, Seyed Mohmmad Moghimi and Hossein Khanifar

Outstanding reviewers

Dr John Okpara
Christen Rose-Anderssen


Journal of Management History

Winner

Volume 15 number 1
Joseph N. Scanlon: the man and the plan
Daniel Wren

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 2
Entrepreneurship theory and the poverty of historicism
Patrick J. Murphy

Volume 15 number 3
From a family-owned to a family-controlled business: Applying Chandler's insights to explain family business transitional stages
Rosa Nelly Trevinyo-Rodríguez

Volume 15 number 2
The Übermensch meets the "One Best Way": Barbara S. Burks, the Gilbreth family, and the eugenics movement
Arthur G. Bedeian and Shannon G. Taylor

Outstanding reviewer

David Ahlstrom


Journal of Managerial Psychology

Winner

Volume 24 number 8
Social and economic exchange in the employee-organization relationship: the moderating role of reciprocation wariness
Lynn M. Shore, William H. Bommer, Alaka N. Rao and Jai Seo

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 3
The crossover of work engagement between working couples: A closer look at the role of empathy
Arnold B. Bakker and Evangelia Demerouti

Volume 24 number 4
Team-based reward allocation structures and the helping behaviors of outcome-interdependent team members
Peter A. Bamberger and Racheli Levi

Volume 24 number 7
Group membership salience and task performance
Rolf van Dick, Jost Stellmacher, Ulrich Wagner, Gunnar Lemmer and Patrick A. Tissington

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Donald G Gardner
Rudy J. Sanchez


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 20 number 5
Evaluation of customer satisfaction for PSS design
Koji Kimita, Yoshiki Shimomura and Tamio Arai

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Weak links in the supply chain: measuring fragility and sustainability
Peter W. Stonebraker, Joel Goldhar and George Nassos

Volume 20 number 5
Product design for product/service systems: Design experiences from Swedish industry
Erik Sundin, Mattias Lindahl and Winifred Ijomah

Volume 20 number 7
An empirical study of green supply chain management practices amongst UK manufacturers
Diane Holt and Abby Ghobadian

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Doug Love


Journal of Money Laundering Control

Winner

Volume 12 number 3
How effective are suspicious transaction reporting systems?
David Chaikin

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 3
Section 311 Patriot Act: Is America using this legislation more as a means of cementing her extraterritorial reach than as a legitimate method of preventing money laundering?
Rowan Bosworth-Davies

Volume 12 number 4
The money laundering risk posed by low-risk financial products in South Africa: Findings and guidelines
Louis de Koker

Volume 12 number 4
Data growth, the new order of information manipulation and consequences for the AML/ATF domains
Dionysios S. Demetis


Journal of Place Management and Development

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Five rivers and where they meet(cross-disciplinary reflections on development, policy and place)
Robyn Eversole

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
Marketing the downtown through geographically enhanced consumer segmentation
Emily Anderson, Chuck Chakrapani and Tony Hernandez

Volume 2 number 1
Ambassador networks and place branding
Marcus Andersson and Per Ekman

Volume 2 number 1
Investor-based place brand equity: a theoretical framework
Björn P. Jacobsen


Journal of Product & Brand Management

Winner

Volume 18 number 2
Developing new corporate understanding of an existing product
Alex Gofman, Howard R. Moskowitz and Tõnis Mets

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 4
A mixed method approach to understanding brand personality
Raj Arora and Charles Stoner

Volume 18 number 2
Product recall crisis management: the impact on manufacturer's image, consumer loyalty and purchase intention
Nizar Souiden and Frank Pons


Journal of Property Investment & Finance

Winner

Volume 27 number 1
Spatial concentration in institutional investment in the UK: Some comparisons between the retail and office sectors
Peter Byrne and Stephen Lee

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 3
Panel modelling of retail yields in Asia-Pacific cities
Sotiris Tsolacos, Kyung-Min Kim and Ruijue Peng

Volume 27 number 4
What determines the capital structure of real estate companies? An analysis of the EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index
Giacomo Morri and Fabio Cristanziani

Volume 27 number 3
An analysis of the long-run impact of fixed income and equity market performance on Australian and UK securitised property markets
Chee Seng Cheong, Patrick J. Wilson and Ralf Zurbruegg

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Andrew Baum
Dr Yu Shi Ming


Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering

Winner

Volume 15 number 4
Multiobjective optimization in an unreliable failure-prone manufacturing system
Jean-François Boulet, Ali Gharbi and Jean-Pierre Kenné

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 4
Optimization of imperfect maintenance based on fuzzy logic for a single-stage single-product production system
Sophie Hennequin, Gabriel Arango and Nidhal Rezg

Volume 15 number 2
Agent-based monitoring using case-based reasoning for experience reuse and improved quality
Erik Olsson and Peter Funk

Volume 15 number 2
Development of ICT-based maintenance support services
Ramin Karim, Peter Söderholm and Olov Candell


Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
B2b inter-organisational digitalisation strategies: Towards an interaction-based approach
Reimer Ivang, Morten Rask and Robert Hinson

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 1
How consumers value online personalization: a longitudinal experiment
Pauline de Pechpeyrou

Volume 3 number 2
Generating web site traffic: a new model for SMEs
Sarah Quinton and Mohammed Ali Khan

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Catherine Demangeot


Journal of Risk Finance

Winner

Volume 10 number 5
Catastrophe reinsurance and risk capital in the wake of the credit crisis
Christopher L. Culp and Kevin J. O'Donnell

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 5
On the accuracy of loss-given-default prediction intervals
J. Samuel Baixauli and Susana Alvarez

Volume 10 number 2
Corporate risk management and investment decisions
Xun Li and Zhenyu Wu

Volume 10 number 3
Universal banks and stock-market reaction: Some evidence from major announcements
Harilaos F. Harissis, Andreas Merikas, Stanley Mutenga and Sotiris K. Staikouras


Journal of Service Management

Winner

Volume 20 number 3
Why service recovery fails: Tensions among customer, employee, and process perspectives
Stefan Michel, David Bowen and Robert Johnston

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Innovation in services: present findings, and future pathways
Henning Droege, Dagmar Hildebrand and Miguel A. Heras Forcada

Volume 20 number 1
Determinants of customer-oriented behaviour in a health care context
Panisa Lanjananda and Paul G. Patterson

Volume 20 number 1
Monitoring value-in-use of e-service
Kristina Heinonen and Tore Strandvik

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Jochen Wirtz


Journal of Services Marketing

Winner

Volume 23 number 7
Category-specific RECIPEs for internet retailing quality
Julie E. Francis

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 3
Does "true" personal or service loyalty last? A longitudinal study
Liliana L. Bove and Lester W. Johnson

Volume 23 number 6
Betrayal? Relationship quality implications in service recovery
Betsy Bugg Holloway, Sijun Wang and Sharon E. Beatty

Volume 23 number 3
Satisfaction in technology-enabled service encounters
Suzanne C. Makarem, Susan M. Mudambi and Jeffrey S. Podoshen

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Steve Baron


Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

Winner

Volume 16 number 3
Innovation ecology as a precursor to entrepreneurial growth: A cross-country empirical investigation
Mark D. Griffiths, Lisa Gundry, Jill Kickul and Angeles Muñoz Fernandez

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 2
Family-member and non-family-member managers in family businesses
Matthew C. Sonfield and Robert N. Lussier

Volume 16 number 3
Investigating the e-CRM activities of Irish SMEs
Paul Harrigan, Elaine Ramsey and Patrick Ibbotson

Volume 16 number 4
What do UK small and medium sized enterprises think about employing graduates?
Adrian Woods and Charles Dennis


Journal of Strategy and Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 4
Inventing a future for strategic leadership: phenomenal variety and epistemic opportunities
V.K. Narayanan and Lee J. Zane

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Leadership characteristics of declining firms attempting turnaround: An empirical examination
Michael A. Abebe

Volume 2 number 3
When the big "R" hits home: governance in family firms during economic recession
Michael R. Braun and Scott F. Latham

Volume 2 number 1
A configurational approach to the dynamics of firm level knowledge
Vēronique Ambrosini, Nardine Collier and Mark Jenkins

Outstanding reviewer

Jeffrey Street


Journal of Systems and Information Technology

Winner

Volume 11 number 4
Green brand extension strategy and online communities
Patrali Chatterjee

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 2
Evolution of an IS developmenteffort: An ANT interpretation
Amit Mitra

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Helen Cripps


Journal of Technology Management in China

Winner

Volume 4 number 1
China: technology development and management in the context of economic reform and opening
Huijiong Wang and Yan Hong

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 2
Landscapes and watersheds? China and the current economic context
John Wilson

Volume 4 number 2
The evolution of the Chinese online gaming industry
Nir Kshetri

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Wenxiang Sun
Dr Charlene Xie


Journal of Workplace Learning

Winner

Volume 21 number 1
Non-linear modeling of growth prerequisites in a Finnish polytechnic institution of higher education
Petri Nokelainen and Pekka Ruohotie

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 5
Learning conditions for non-formal and informal workplace learning
Eva Kyndt, Filip Dochy and Hanne Nijs

Volume 21 number 4
Informal learning of social workers: a method of narrative inquiry
Giancarlo Gola

Volume 21 number 7
Learning in a chaotic environment
Ellen Goldman, Margaret Plack, Colleen Roche, Jeffrey Smith and Catherine Turley


Kybernetes

Norbert Wiener Award
Named in memoriam and in recognition of the scientist who is regarded as the originator of the interscientific discipline of cybernetics. 1994 was the official centenary year.

Winner

Volume 38 number 1 and 2
Complex versus complicated: the how of coping with complexity
Markus Schwaninger

Highly commended

Volume 38 number 5
Modelling and mathematical studies of neuronal NO-synthase: NO versus NA theory
Saïd Guellal, Alain Meulemans and Salim Khelifa

Volume 38 number 1 and 2
A systemic approach to innovation: the interactive innovation model
Jon-Arild Johannessen

Volume 38 number 6
Migrating personality theories Part 1: creating agentic trait psychology?
Maurice Yolles

Volume 38 number 9
Migrating personality theories Part 2: towards a theory of the balanced personality?
Maurice Yolles and Gerhard Fink

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Andrew Adamatzky
Dr Yi Lin


Leadership & Organization Development Journal

Winner

Volume 30 number 6
Big five personality factors, hardiness, and social judgment as predictors of leader performance
Paul T. Bartone, Jarle Eid, Bjorn Helge Johnsen, Jon Christian Laberg and Scott A. Snook

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 6
Transforming with levity: humor, leadership, and follower attitudes
Larry W. Hughes and James B. Avey

Volume 30 number 7
Employee empowerment: From managerial practices to employees' behavioral empowerment
Jean-Sébastien Boudrias, Patrick Gaudreau, André Savoie and Alexandre J.S. Morin

Volume 30 number 2
Social capital and leadership development: Building stronger leadership through enhanced relational skills
Shelly McCallum and David O'Connell


Leadership in Health Services

Winner

Volume 22 number 4
Global health partnerships: leadership development for a purpose
Peter Hockey, Alexandra Tobin, Juliette Kemp, Janet Kerrigan, Fleur Kitsell, Penny Green, Amanda Sewell, Christopher Smith, Stephanie Stanwick and Pet

Highly commended

Volume 22 number 3
Management development on the edge: HRM in a knowledge intensive organization
Thomas Sewerin, Robert Holmberg and Mats Benner

Volume 22 number 1
Do types of organizational culture matter in nurse job satisfaction and turnover intention?
Jae San Park and Tae Hyun Kim

Volume 22 number 1
Retention strategies for professional nurses in South Africa
Rubin Pillay

Outstanding reviewers

Elaine Swanson
Frances Cunningham


Library Hi Tech

Winner

Volume 27 number 4
Measuring the institution's footprint in the web
Isidro Aguillo

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 2
Virtual research environments in scholarly work and communications
Alexander Voss and Rob Procter

Volume 27 number 3
Public libraries: places creating social capital?
Andreas Vårheim

Outstanding reviewer

Edward J Roberts


Library Management

The Alexander Wilson Award
Named after Alexander Wilson, Director-General of the British Library Reference Division from 1980 until his retirement in 1986. Before that he was Director of Cheshire Libraries and Museums, and Director of Libraries and Cultural Services in Dudley and Coventry.

Winner

Volume 30 number 1 and 2
Information and digital literacy: a stumbling block to development? A Pakistan perspective
Kanwal Ameen and G.E. Gorman

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 8 and 9
Campus priorities and information literacy in Hong Kong higher education: A case study
Dianne Cmor

Volume 30 number 8 and 9
The right person, in the right job, with the right skills, at the right time: A workforce-planning model that goes beyond metrics
Judy Stokker and Gillian Hallam

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Paul Genoni


Library Review

R. D. MacLeod Award
Named after Library Review’s founding editor, Robert Duncan MacLeod (1885-1973). He founded Library Review in 1927 and remained editor until 1964, solely responsible for its establishment and development during those 36 years, encouraging many up-and-coming librarians, as well as publishing material from many of the profession’s prominent names.

Winner

Volume 58 number 9
Evaluating the usability and usefulness of a digital library
Steven Buchanan and Adeola Salako

Highly commended

Volume 58 number 8
Supporting the information needs of entrepreneurs in South Africa
Peter Underwood

Volume 58 number 6
Sociability and social interaction on social networking websites
Andrew Keenan and Ali Shiri

Volume 58 number 3
Crashing the Facebook party: One library's experiences in the students' domain
Jamie M. Graham, Allison Faix and Lisa Hartman


Management Decision

Winner

Volume 46 number 6
Leadership development and leadership effectiveness
Francis Amagoh

Highly commended

Volume 47 number 2
Implementing change in public sector organizations
J. Barton Cunningham and James S. Kempling

Volume 47 number 1
Management practices in companies through sport
Lilian Pichot, Julien Pierre and Fabrice Burlot

Volume 47 number 4
Corporate brand reputation and brand crisis management
Stephen A. Greyser

Volume 47 number 6
Downsizing strategies and organizational performance: a longitudinal study
Zachary Sheaffer, Abraham Carmeli, Michal Steiner-Revivo and Shaul Zionit


Management of Environmental Quality

Winner

Volume 20 number 1
An overview of forecast models evaluation for monitoring air quality management in the State of Texas, USA
A.B.M. Abdullah, David Mitchell and Robert Pavur

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2
Assessment of institutional structures for solid waste management in Kumasi
Peter Appiah Obeng, Emmanuel A. Donkor and Anthony Mensah

Volume 20 number 4
Vulnerability of coastal urban settlements in Jamaica
Amani Ishemo

Volume 20 number 4
Better environmental performance: A framework for integrated management systems (IMS)
Alan Griffith and Khalid Bhutto


Management Research News

Winner

Volume 32 number 1
Moderating effect of national attributes and the role of cultural dimensions in technology adoption takeoff
Tomi P. Haapaniemi and Saku J. Mäkinen

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 11
Theory development in humanitarian logistics: a framework and three cases
Marianne Jahre, Leif-Magnus Jensen and Tore Listou

Volume 32 number 6
Founder team interaction, customer and competitor orientation in software ventures
Thilo A. Mueller and Hans Georg Gemünden

Volume 32 number 3
Budget participation and job performance of South Korean managers mediated by job satisfaction and job relevant information
Maria A. Leach-López, William W. Stammerjohan and Kyoo Sang Lee

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Elena Revilla
Professor James J Cordeiro


Managerial Auditing Journal

Dr Larry Sawyer Award
Named after the 'grandfather' figure of internal auditing. He is the author of countless articles and has written Sawyer’s Internal Auditing, a text which is globally used and respected.

Winner

Volume 24 number 8
The effect of goals on auditors' judgments and their perceptions of and conformity to other auditors' judgments
Stephen K. Asare and Anna M. Cianci

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 4
The role of audit committees in managing relationships with external auditors after SOX: Evidence from the USA
Rani Hoitash and Udi Hoitash

Volume 24 number 5
The effect of performance feedback and client importance on auditors' self- and public-focused ethical judgments
Anna M. Cianci and James Lloyd Bierstaker

Volume 24 number 2
The audit trinity: the key to securing corporate accountability
Brenda A. Porter

Volume 24 number 9
Commitment to independence by internal auditors: the effects of role ambiguity and role conflict
Zaini Ahmad and Dennis Taylor


Managing Service Quality

Winner

Volume 19 number 1
Joy and disappointment in the hotel experience: managing relationship segments
Michael D. Johnson, Line Lervik Olsen and Tor Wallin Andreassen

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 6
Is C-OAR-SE best for internet retailing service quality?
Julie E. Francis

Volume 19 number 3
Service innovation and electronic word-of-mouth: is it worth listening to?
Tor W. Andreassen and Sandra Streukens

Volume 19 number 6
Handling customer complaints effectively: A comparison of the value maps of female and male complainants
Thorsten Gruber, Isabelle Szmigin, and Roediger Voss

Outstanding reviewers

Ms Shirley-Ann Hazlett
Dr Amy Wong


Marketing Intelligence & Planning

Winner

Volume 27 number 1
Assessing relationship quality in four business-to-business markets
Bahar Ashnai, Maria Smirnova, Sergei Kouchtch, Qionglei Yu, Bradley R. Barnes and Peter Naudé

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 2
A marketing communications framework for small political parties in developed countries
Alkis Thrassou, Demetris Vrontis and Malcolm H.B. McDonald

Volume 27 number 1
An examination of the relationship between service quality dimensions, overall internet banking service quality and customer satisfaction: A New Zealand study
Michel Rod, Nicholas J. Ashill, Jinyi Shao and Janet Carruthers

Volume 27 number 5
Voyage of marketing thought from a barter system to a customer centric one
Gurjeet Kaur and R.D. Sharma

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Ross Brennan
Dr John Egan


Measuring Business Excellence

Winner

Volume 13 number 3
Setting a course in corporate sustainability performance measurement
Cory Searcy

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Bhim Singh
Dr Antonio Lerro


Microelectronics International

Winner

Volume 26 number 2
Comparison of low cost, insulated aluminium substrates used as integrated heat sinks with conventional technology
E. Eisermann, K. Höll, W. Smetana, W. Tusler, M. Unger and J. Whitmarsh

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 2
Ruthenium dioxide doped manganite-based NTC thermistors for low-resistance applications
Shweta Jagtap, Sunit Rane, Suresh Gosavi and Dinesh Amalnerkar

Volume 26 number 1
Microwave dielectric and attenuation properties of Ni0.7 xCoxZn0.3Fe2O4 thick films
M.K. Rendale, S.D. Kulkarni and Vijaya Puri

Volume 26 number 3
Chemical characterization of failures and process materials for microelectronics assembly
Chien-Yi Huang, Ming-Shu Li, Chen-Liang Ku, Hao-Chun Hsieh and Kung-Cheng Li


New Library World

Winner

Volume 110 number 7 and 8
Libraries and return on investment (ROI): a meta-analysis
Svanhild Aab

Highly commended

Volume 110 number 1 and 2
The shifting landscape of e-books
Aline Soules

Volume 110 number 3 and 4
The chat reference interview: seeking evidence based on RUSA's guidelines - A case study at Texas A&M University Libraries
Wyoma van Duinkerken, Jane Stephens and Karen I. MacDonald

Volume 110 number 11 and 12
Is the all-electronic route a sensible option for the modern school library?
Andrew K. Shenton


Nutrition & Food Science

Winner

Volume 39 number 6
Responding to eating disorders in sport
Alan Currie and Jeanette Crosland

Highly commended

Volume 39 number 4
Calcium, vitamin D, and bone health: how much do adults need?
John J.B. Anderson

Volume 39 number 2
Snack service model for a comprehensive school
Irma Tikkanen, Salla Honkanen and Sanna-Pauliina Salmela

Volume 39 number 1
Effects of wheat germ on a population of hyperlipidemic patients
Hamid Reza Zakeri, Asal Ataie Jafari, Mohammad Rajabi and Saeed Hosseini

Volume 39 number 6
Effects of low-fat and low-GI diets on health
Tanefa A. Apekey, Anne J.E. Morris, Shamusi Fagbemi and Graham J. Griffiths


OCLC Systems & Services

Winner

Volume 25 number 4
Exposing the history of Europe: the creation of a structure to enable time-spatial searching of historical resources within a European framework
Paula J. Aucott, Alexander von Lünen and Humphrey Southall

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 1
Open access and institutional repositories in Greece: progress so far
Elisavet Chantavaridou

Volume 25 number 2
Open access dissemination challenges: a case study
Philip Young

Volume 25 number 3
Usability analysis for redesign of a Caribbean academic library web site: a case study
Richard Rogers and Hugh Preston


Pacific Accounting Review

Winner

Volume 21 number 3
Accounting and culture: The case of Solomon Islands
Abraham Hauriasi and Howard Davey

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 1
Testing for asymmetric effects in the accrual anomaly using piecewise linear regressions: Australian evidence
Kristen Anderson, Kerrie Woodhouse, Alan Ramsay and Robert Faff

Volume 21 number 2
Education for an accounting profession
Michael Gaffikin

Volume 21 number 3
The milieu of reporting of Nacamaki and Nabuna villages of Koro Island
Alistair Brown

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Christopher B Malone
Professor Russell Gregory-Allen


Performance Measurement and Metrics

Winner

Volume 10 number 2
Bridging the gap between service provision and customer expectations
Susan McKnight

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 2
What is impact assessment and why is it important?
David Streatfield and Sharon Markless

Volume 10 number 3
Structuration and social identity theories: Qualitative methodologies for determining skills and competencies for the information profession in the 21st century
Judith Broady-Preston

Volume 10 number 3
Measuring Croatian public and academic library culture: Interviews with library directors
Kornelija Petr Balog


Personnel Review

Winner

Volume 38 number 6
An integrated library platform: Wales' approach to delivering digital information and resources nationally
Catherine Truss and Jas Gill

Highly commended

Volume 38 number 1
What HR managers do versus what employees value: Exploring both parties' views on retention management from a psychological contract perspective
Ans De Vos and Annelies Meganck

Volume 38 number 2
The recruitment value of work/life benefits
Lori Foster Thompson and Kimberly R. Aspinwall

Volume 38 number 4
Make your presence known! Post-bureaucracy, HRM and the fear of being unseen
Christian Maravelias


Pigment & Resin Technology

Winner

Volume 38 number 2
Blends of pre-irradiated polypropylene powder and syndiotactic 1,2 polybutadiene: isothermal and nonisothermal crystallisation kinetics
C. Zhang, Y. Huang, Y. Liu, S. Wang and X. Zhang


Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management

Winner

Volume 32 number 1
Impact of network ties on change in police agency practices
Aki Roberts and John M. Roberts Jr

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 1
Police, managerialization and presentational strategies
Jan Terpstra and Willem Trommel

Volume 32 number 2
Developing effective leadership in policing: perils, pitfalls, and paths forward
Joseph A. Schafer

Volume 32 number 4
Is neighborhood context a confounder? Exploring the effects of citizen race and neighborhood context on satisfaction with the police
Mengyan Dai and Richard R. Johnson

Outstanding reviewer

Dr. Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich


Program

Winner

Volume 43 number 1
An integrated library platform: Wales
Paul Bevan and Alyson Tyler

Highly commended

Volume 43 number 1
Map metadata: essential elements for search and storage
Ashley Beamer

Volume 43 number 2
Building a virtual branch at Vancouver Public Library using Web 2.0 tools
Kay Cahill

Volume 43 number 4
Making the Long Tail visible: social networking sites and independent music discovery
Michael Gaffney and Pauline Rafferty

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Michael Malinconico


Qualitative Market Research

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 1
A hard look at hard laddering: A comparison of studies examining the hierarchical structure of means-end theory
Joan M. Phillips and Thomas J. Reynolds

Volume 12 number 2
Qualitative analysis and the construction of causal models
Melvin Prince, Chris Manolis and Susan Tratner

Volume 12 number 2
Decision system analysis of advertising agency decisions
WoonBong Na, Roger Marshall and Arch G. Woodside

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Denise Jarratt


Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 4
Independent financial auditing and the crusade against government sector financial mismanagement in Ghana
Abu Shiraz Rahaman

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 4
Bean counters or bright young things? Towards the visual study of identity construction among professional accountants
Samantha Warren and Lee Parker

Volume 6 number 1 and 2
Coping with control? Retail employee responses to flexibilisation
Kristin Carls


Qualitative Research in Financial Markets

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
"Looking behind the veil" Invisible corporate intangibles, stories, structure and the contextual information content of disclosure
John Holland

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
The investment decision-making process from a risk manager's perspective: a survey
Omar Masood, Bora Aktan and Sahil Chaudhary

Volume 1 number 2
Testing the pecking order theory: the importance of methodology
Dimitrios Vasiliou, Nikolaos Eriotis and Nikolaos Daskalakis


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management

Winner

Volume 4 number 1
Career stories of women professional accountants: Examining the personal narratives of career using Simone de Beauvoir's feminist existentialist philosophy as a theoretical framework
Peggy Wallace

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 3
Discourses of change: policing, sexuality, and organizational culture
Andrea P. Lewis


Quality Assurance in Education

Winner

Volume 17 number 4
Understanding quality culture
Ulf Daniel Ehlers

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 2
Learning communities and the quest for quality
Barbara Leigh Smith and Jean MacGregor

Volume 17 number 1
Measuring performance of virtual learning environment system in higher education
William Ho, Helen E. Higson, Prasanta K. Dey, Xiaowei Xu and Rami Bahsoon

Volume 17 number 3
Professional development: assuring quality in e-learning policy and practice
Juliana Mansvelt, Gordon Suddaby, Duncan O'Hara and Amanda Gilbert

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Jennifer Rowley
Don Houston


Rapid Prototyping Journal

Winner

Volume 15 number 2
Degree of particle melt in Nylon-12 selective laser-sintered parts
Hadi Zarringhalam, Candice Majewski and Neil Hopkinson

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 2
Automated fixture design for a rapid machining process
Wutthigrai Boonsuk and Matthew C. Frank

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Amit Bandyopadhyay
Dr Ola L A Harrysson


Records Management Journal

Winner

Volume 19 number 1
Managing records, making knowledge and good governance
Stephen Harries

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 1
Achieved and tangible benefits: lessons learned from a landmark EDRMS implementation
Linda Wilkins, Paula M.C. Swatman and Duncan Holt

Volume 19 number 3
Presidential records issues and records innovation reversed: Records and archives principles not upheld in the Republic of Korea
Sangmin Lee

Volume 19 number 1
From memory to digital record: Personal heritage and archive use in the twenty-first century
Nick Barratt

Outstanding reviewers

Elizabeth Lomas
Kate Cumming


Reference Reviews


Reference Services Review

Winner

Volume 37 number 3
On the remediation of Wikipedia to the iPod
Jim Hahn

Highly commended

Volume 37 number 1
Using Meebo's embedded IM for academic reference services: A case study
William Breitbach, Matthew Mallard and Robert Sage

Volume 37 number 4
"More than words": screencasting as a reference tool
Allison Carr and Pearl Ly

Volume 37 number 4
Blogging toward information literacy: engaging students and facilitating peer learning
Christopher Chan and Dianne Cmor

Outstanding reviewer

John Kupersmith


Review of Accounting and Finance

Winner

Volume 8 number 3
Sarbanes-Oxley Act, perceived earnings quality and cost of capital
Hsihui Chang, Guy D. Fernando and Woody Liao


Sensor Review

Jack Hollingum Award
Named after Jack Hollingum, who was one of the founding editors of Sensor Review as well as of our sister journals Assembly Automation and Industrial Robot. Over the years he wrote countless articles and remained a regular contributor right up to having a stroke in April 2001.

Winner

Volume 29 number 2
Interactive foreground segmentation method using mean shift and graph cuts
Yuan Tian, Tao Guan, Cheng Wang, Lijun Li and Wei Liu

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 1
Simple and versatile micro-cantilever sensors
Gino Rinaldi, Muthukumaran Packirisamy, Ion Stiharu and Nezih Mrad

Volume 29 number 2
Strip double sensing layer pressure sensor for interface pressure distribution
Zhou Gaofeng, Zhao Yulong and Jiang Zhuangde

Volume 29 number 4
Fabrication of a MEMS accelerometer to detect heart bypass surgery complications
Craig Lowrie and Marc P.Y. Desmulliez, Lars Hoff, Ole Jakob Elle and Erik Fosse

Outstanding reviewer

Professor Wuqiang Yang


Social Enterprise Journal

Winner

Volume 5 number 3
Social enterprise: An international overview of its conceptual evolution and legal implementation
Giulia Galera and Carlo Borzaga

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 1
Extraordinarily ordinary: working in the social economy
Ash Amin


Social Responsibility Journal

Winner

Volume 5 number 2
Managing within the challenges and tensions facing the twenty-first century UK National Health Service (NHS): the dilemma of a managerial identity within the context of a socially responsible organiza
Faruk Merali

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 3
Socially responsible purchasing in supply chains: drivers and barriers in Sweden
Oksana Mont and Charlotte Leire

Volume 5 number 4
Will consumers pay a premium for ethical information?
Robert E. Carter


Society and Business Review

Winner

Volume 4 number 3
Anti-corporate activist anger: inappropriate irrationality or social change essential?
Sheldene K. Simola

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 1
The displaced world of risk: risk management as alienated risk (perception?)
Peter Pelzer

Volume 4 number 2
Sticks and stones: decision making by rumour
Monica Lee

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Herve Mesure
Professor Herve Corvellec


Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

Winner

Volume 21 number 3
Six sigma analysis of SMD feeding parameters and board assembly quality
Pekka Kytösaho and Timo Liukkonen

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 2
A study of thermo-mechanical reliability of lead-free PTH solder joints
Jennifer Nguyen, David Geiger, Dan Rooney and Dongkai Shangguan

Volume 21 number 4
Local melt process of solder bumping by induction heating reflow
Hongbo Xu, Mingyu Li Yonggao Fu, Ling Wang and Jongmyung Kim

Volume 21 number 4
On the factors affecting the dissolution of copper in molten lead-free solders and development of a method to assess the soldering parameters
D. Di Maio and C.P. Hunt


Strategic Outsourcing

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
How interpersonal conflicts influence IS-sourcing decisions
Frank Ulbrich

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Managing change in IT outsourcing arrangements: An offshore service provider perspective on adaptability
Albert Plugge and Marijn Janssen

Volume 2 number 2
Changes in IT sourcing arrangements: An interpretive field study of technical and institutional influences
Bandula Jayatilaka and Rudy Hirschheim

Volume 2 number 2
Beyond job losses: The net effects of offshoring and inshoring on employment in the Danish economy
Peter D.

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Kevin C Desouza
Professor Jan de Vries


Strategy & Leadership

Winner

Volume 37 number 2
Leading the transformation to co-creation of value
Venkat Ramaswamy

Highly commended

Volume 37 number 5
Smart complexity
Daniel Mahler and Adheer Bahulkar

Volume 37 number 6
Migration management: an approach for improving strategy implementation
Gary Getz, Chris Jones and Pierre Loewe

Volume 37 number 2
Leadership - the five big ideas
Robert J. Allio

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Brian Leavy
Dr Stanley C Abraham


Structural Survey

Winner

Volume 27 number 2
Building palaeopathology: practical applications of archaeological building analysis
Michael Heaton

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 4
The built environment interdiscipline: A theoretical model for decision makers in research and teaching
Paul Chynoweth

Volume 27 number 3
Termite risks to houses in Australia
Alistair Reid


Studies in Economics and Finance

Winner

Volume 26 number 2
Toeholds and takeover probability: implications for investment strategies
J. Samuel Baixauli and Matilde O. Fernández

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 2
Recent evidence on efficiency in Southern European banking
Simeon Papadopoulos and Stelios Karagiannis

Volume 26 number 1
Information-based early exercise of US employee stock options
Joel S. Sternberg and H. Doug Witte

Volume 26 number 4
Market volatility across countries
Sabur Mollah and Asma Mobarek


Supply Chain Management

Winner

Volume 14 number 3
Addressing sustainable development through public procurement: the case of local government
Lutz Preuss

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 5
Demand management in fresh food value chains: a framework for analysis and improvement
David H. Taylor and Andrew Fearne

Volume 14 number 3
Fudging the supply chain to hit the number: five common practices that sacrifice the supply chain and what financial analysts should ask about them
Janet Godsell and Remko van Hoek

Volume 14 number 5
Is the offshore outsourcing landscape for US manufacturers migrating away from China?
Sameer Kumar, Jennifer Medina and Mark T. Nelson

Outstanding reviewer

Dr Chris Ellegaard


Team Performance Management

Winner

Volume 15 number 7 and 8
Top management team composition and views of viable strategies
Tiina Gallén

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 1 and 2
The impact of physical environment on employee commitment in call centres: The mediating role of employee well-being
David McGuire and Lauren McLaren

Volume 15 number 5 and 6
Employee empowerment and team performance: Autonomy, responsibility, information, and creativity
Seung-Bum Yang and Sang Ok Choi

Volume 15 number 3 and 4
Mentor functions in NCAA women's soccer coaching dyads
Eileen M. Narcotta, Jeffrey C. Petersen and Scott R. Johnson

Outstanding reviewers

Dr David McGuire
Dr Travor Brown


The Bottom Line

Winner

Volume 22 number 4
The library crisis in New Jersey: a statewide strategy for survival
Tina Keresztury


The Electronic Library

Winner

Volume 27 number 3
Multipurpose community telecentres in Bangladesh: problems and prospects
Md. Shariful Islam and Md. Nazmul Hasan

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 2
System architecture of Library 2.0
Xinya Yang, Qunyi Wei and Xiaodong Peng

Volume 27 number 5
Semantic navigating an OPAC by subject headings meta-information
Ioannis Papadakis, Michalis Stefanidakis and Aikaterini Tzali

Volume 27 number 4
Ubiquitous library usability test for the improvement of information access for the blind
Seung-Jin Kwak and Kyung-Jae Bae

Outstanding reviewers

Nancy K Herther
Professor Ina Fourie


The TQM Journal

Winner

Volume 21 number 4
Using critical incident technique (CIT) to capture the voice of the student
Jacqueline A. Douglas, Robert McClelland, John Davies and Lyn Sudbury

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 5
Improve constantly and forever: The influence of W. Edwards Deming into the twenty-first century
Stephen B. Knouse, Paula P. Carson, Kerry D. Carson and Ronald B. Heady

Volume 21 number 2
Exploring process management: are there any widespread models and definitions?
Klara Palmberg

Volume 21 number 6
A proposed framework for combining ISO 9001 quality system and quality function deployment
Paulo A. Cauchick Miguel and José Celso Sobreiro Dias

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Arash Shahin
Balvir Talwar


Tourism Review

Winner

Volume 64 number 1
Internet research differs from research on internet users: some methodological insights into online travel research
Martin Lohmann and Dirk J. Schmücker

Highly commended

Volume 64 number 3
A study on the influence of purchase intentions on repurchase decisions: the moderating effects of reference groups and perceived risks
Long-Yi Lin and Yeun-Wen Chen


Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy

Winner

Volume 3 number 3
Investigating the importance of factors influencing integration technologies adoption in local government authorities
Muhammad Mustafa Kamal and Mohamed Alsudairi


VINE

Winner

Volume 39 number 1
Intellectual liabilities: lessons from The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Christiaan D. Stam

Outstanding reviewers

Professor Robert A Paton
Dr Roy T Williams


Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
Is tourism with a low impact on climate possible?
Jonathan Chenoweth

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
A good night out: alcohol-related behaviours in young adults
Caroline Ritchie, Felix Ritchie and Richard Ward

Volume 1 number 4
Senior citizen gaming: more than just buffets
Sze-Wei Steve Wu and James Wortman

Volume 1 number 4
An overview of consumer non-problem gaming research
Dina Zemke and Stowe Shoemaker


Young Consumers

Winner

Volume 10 number 4
"As soon as you get on Bebo you just go mad": young consumers and the discursive construction of teenagers online
Rebekah Willett

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 2
The influence of money attitudes on young Chinese consumers' compulsive buying
Dongjin Li, Ying Jiang, Shenghui An, Zhe Shen and Wenji Jin

Volume 10 number 1
Analyzing advergames: active diversions or actually deception. An exploratory study of online advergames content
Stephan Dahl, Lynne Eagle and Carlos Báez

Outstanding reviewers

Dr Daniel Thomas Cook
Dr Charlie C L Wang


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