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Awards for Excellence - 2013

Outstanding Papers


Award journal index



Accounting Research Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 25
Evidence of managerial opportunism in Australia
Andrew Trumble, Sean Pinder

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 25
Fund flows and past performance in Australian managed funds
Rakesh Gupta, Thadavillil Jithendranathan


Advances in Dual Diagnosis

Winner

Volume 2 number 5
Affective awareness in parenting of fathers with co-occurring substance abuse and intimate partner violence
Carla Smith Stover, Andrea Spink


Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

Winner

Volume 5 number 6
Challenging behaviour: the causes (part II)
Stella Koritsas, Teresa Iacono

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 6
Prevalence of anxiety disorder in children and young people with intellectual disabilities and autism
Ereny Gobrial, Raghu Raghavan

Volume 6 number 6
Helping to keep safe
Peter Cronin, Liam Peyton


African Journal of Economic and Management Studies

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
Employee social responsibility practices and outcomes in Kenya's tourist hotels
Thomas Kimeli Cheruiyot, Loice C. Maru

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Contextualising non-profit management in Sub-Sahara Africa: Understanding cross-cultural interaction at the global/local interface
Frederik Claeyé

Volume 2 number 3
How managerial interactions affect employees' work output in Ghanaian organizations
James Baba Abugre


Agricultural Finance Review

Winner

Volume 3 number 72
Is agricultural microcredit really more risky? Evidence from Tanzania
Ron Weber, Oliver Musshoff


American Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 2 number 27
Six Sigma sales and marketing: application to NCAA basketball
Peter A. Salzarulo, Timothy C. Krehbiel, Stephen Mahar, Lance S. Emerson


Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

Winner

Volume 2 number 59
Research into the characteristics of furnace tube oxide film in CPT, CT, AVT(R) and AVT(O) water chemistry conditions
Zhiping Zhu, Hui Zhang, Linlin Jing, Shuhua Xiong, Zhenghui Tan

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 59
Modeling cathodic prevention for unconventional concrete in salt-laden environment
Yajun Liu, Xianming Shi

Volume 6 number 59
The stress corrosion cracking behavior of X120 pipeline steel in a simulated acidic soil solution
Jing Liu, JiHao Cheng, Qian Hu, Feng Huang, JinQiao Xu, Bin Guo

Volume 1 number 60
Research on the film-forming characteristics of octadecylamine at high temperatures
Shun'an Cao, Jiayuan Hu, Jianli Xie, Qinqin Liang, Li Yin


Arts Marketing: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
"Staging the past, enacting the present": Experiential marketing in the performing arts and heritage sectors
Tony Conway, Debra Leighton


Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics

Winner

Volume 5 number 24
Service quality in a higher education context: an integrated model
Parves Sultan, Ho Yin Wong


Asian Education and Development Studies

Winner

Volume 3 number 1
The challenge of corruption in higher education: the case of Vietnam
Dennis C. McCornac


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 2 number 32
The IDEAS project: plug & produce at shop-floor level
Mauro Onori, Niels Lohse, Jose Barata, Christoph Hanisch

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 32
Smart materials use in active disassembly
Joseph Chiodo, Nick Jones

Volume 2 number 32
Complexity mapping of the product and assembly system
S.N. Samy, H.A. ElMaraghy

Volume 3 number 32
Intelligent gripping system for handling flexible web fabric
Muhammad A. Ayub, Ruziyati Tajuddin, Michael R. Jackson


Baltic Journal of Management

Winner

Volume 4 number 7
A conceptual framework for the measurement of innovation capability and its effects
Minna Saunila, Juhani Ukko

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 7
Influence of strategic approach to BPM on financial and non-financial performance
Tomislav Hernaus, Mirjana Pejic Bach, Vesna Bosilj Vukšic

Volume 3 number 7
The role of management in tackling corruption
Mari-Liis Sööt

Volume 1 number 7
The role of personality traits, work motivation and organizational safety climate in risky occupational performance of professional drivers
Laura Seibokaite, Aukse Endriulaitiene


Benchmarking: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 4 number 19
The impact of ERP implementation on organizational capabilities and firm performance
Hassan R. HassabElnaby, Woosang Hwang, Mark A. Vonderembse

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 19
Investigating "The Way" for Toyota suppliers: A quantitative outlook on Toyota's replicating efforts for supplier development
Phillip Marksberry

Volume 4 number 19
Supply chain management integration: a critical analysis
Dag Näslund, Hana Hulthen


Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, The

Winner

Volume 2 number 25
Strategic value planning for libraries
Michael A. Germano, Shirley M. Stretch-Stephenson


British Food Journal

Winner

Volume 11 number 114
An expanded model of variety-seeking behaviour in food product choices
Oliver Meixner, Viktoria Knoll

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 114
Organic food consumers: what do we really know about them?
Carolyn Dimitri, Rachael L. Dettmann

Volume 1 number 114
Food safety concern: Incorporating marketing strategies into consumer risk coping framework
Ruth Yeung, Wallace M.S. Yee


Built Environment Project and Asset Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Short-line railroad management system for bridge prioritization
Robert C. Guyer, Jeffrey A. Laman

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
Causes of cost overruns in transport infrastructure projects in Asia: Their significance and relationship with project size
Young-Ill Park, Theopisti C. Papadopoulou

Volume 1 number 2
Satisfaction assessment in construction projects: a conceptual framework
Chinny Nzekwe-Excel

Volume 2 number 2
Stakeholder consultation practices within healthcare infrastructure planning: A conceptual approach to strategic asset management
Sameedha Mahadkar, Grant Mills, Andrew D.F. Price

Volume 2 number 2
System-of-systems approach for assessment of financial innovations in infrastructure
Ali Mostafavi, Dulcy M. Abraham, Joung Lee


Career Development International

Winner

Volume 6 number 17
Don't leave your heart at home: Gain cycles of positive emotions, resources, and engagement at work
Else Ouweneel, Pascale M. Le Blanc, Wilmar B. Schaufeli

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 17
The relationship between networking behaviors and the Big Five personality dimensions
Hans-Georg Wolff, Sowon Kim

Volume 2 number 17
Individual differences in job-related relocation readiness: The impact of personality dispositions and social orientations
Kathleen Otto, Claudia Dalbert

Volume 4 number 17
Comparing apples to apples: A qualitative investigation of career mobility patterns across four generations
Sean T. Lyons, Linda Schweitzer, Eddy S.W. Ng, Lisa K.J. Kuron


China Agricultural Economic Review

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
Rural people's perception of income adequacy in China
Bjorn Gustafsson, Ximing Yue

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 4
Pesticide use and farmers' health in China's rice production
Fangbin Qiao, Jikun Huang, Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle

Volume 3 number 4
Why do farmers quit from grain production in China? Causes and implications
Jin-Tao Zhan, Yan-Rui Wu, Xiao-Hui Zhang, Zhang-Yue Zhou

Volume 1 number 4
Adverse selection in China's New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme
Lijian Qin, Suwen Pan, Chenggang Wang, Zhongyi Jiang


China Finance Review International

Winner

Volume 4 number 2
Flight to liquidity due to heterogeneity in investment horizon
Qin Lei, Xuewu Wang

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 2
Momentum and asymmetric information
Tian Liang

Volume 2 number 2
Capital province, political objectives and the post-IPO policy burden
Liang Sun, Chun Liu

Volume 4 number 2
Stamp characteristics and long-term return after issuance: evidence from new China stamps
Xin Chen, Xian Chen


Circuit World

Winner

Volume 4 number 38
SCB and SMI: two stretchable circuit technologies, based on standard printed circuit board processes
Jan Vanfleteren, Thomas Loeher, Mario Gonzalez, Frederick Bossuyt, Thomas Vervust, Ingrid De Wolf, Michal Jablonski

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 38
The influence of test method, conductor profile and substrate anisotropy on the permittivity values required for accurate modeling of high frequency planar circuits
Allen F. Horn III, Patricia A. LaFrance, John W. Reynolds, John Coonrod

Volume 3 number 38
Filling through holes and blind microvias with copper using reverse pulse plating and insoluble anodes
Bernd Roelfs, Nina Dambrowsky, Christof Erben, Stephen Kenny

Volume 2 number 38
Obtaining the moisture content of printed circuit boards from capacitance measurements
Owen Thomas, Martin Wickham, Chris Hunt


Clinical Governance: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 3 number 17
Clinical governance: a lever for change in Nhan Dan Gia Dinh Hospital in Vietnam
Luu Trong Tuan

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 17
Commissioning for quality: experience in an English primary care trust
Judith Strobl, Rajan Madhok

Volume 1 number 17
Supporting quality improvement in the development of medical guidelines in Austria
Manfred Pferzinger, Magdalena Thöni, Magdalena Huber, Iris Verena Pferzinger

Volume 4 number 17
Developing clinical governance in a service for people with intellectual disabilities: An action research approach
Joanne Kelleher, Eilish McAuliffe


Collection Building

Winner

Volume 4 number 31
Patron-driven e-book use and users' e-book perceptions: a snapshot
Merinda McLure, Amy Hoseth

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 31
Use of collection development policies in electronic resource management
Suzanne Mangrum, Mary Ellen Pozzebon

Volume 4 number 31
Are we there yet? An analysis of e-book equivalent coverage in highly-circulated titles at The College of New Jersey Library
Forrest E. Link

Volume 1 number 31
When patrons call the shots: patron-driven acquisition at Brigham Young University
Rebecca Schroeder


COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Winner

Volume 6 number 31
Homogenized eddy current model for non-destructive testing of metallic cables
Valdemar Melicher, Peter Sergeant


Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal incorporating Journal of Global Competitiveness

Winner

Volume 2 number 22
Trust, learning and a firm's involvement in industrial clusters: a conceptual framework
Kuei-Hsien Niu, Grant Miles, Seung Bach, Kenichiro Chinen

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 22
The four faces of organizational culture
Bruce Fortado, Paul Fadil

Volume 1 number 22
Toward a learning-based view of innovation
Zong Dai


Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 12
Multi-storey wood-frame buildings in Germany, Sweden and the UK
Krushna Mahapatra, Leif Gustavsson, Kerstin Hemström


Corporate Communications: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 17
Exploring the logics of corporate brand identity formation
Anna Blombäck, Marcela Ramírez-Pasillas

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 17
Identity, image and stakeholder dialogue
Helena Kantanen

Volume 3 number 17
Hi fans! Tell us your story!: Incorporating a stewardship-based social media strategy to maintain brand reputation during a crisis
Simone Byrd


Corporate Governance

Winner

Volume 4 number 12
Corporate philanthropy in Russia: evidence from a national awards competition
Yury Blagov, Anastasia Petrova-Savchenko

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 12
A review of the influence of corporate governance on the banking crises in the United Kingdom and Germany
Andrew Ross, Kenny Crossan

Volume 1 number 12
The non-monotonic governance effects of large shareholdings in Chinese listed companies: an overinvestment perspective
Jin-hui Luo, Di-fang Wan


critical perspectives on international business

Winner

Volume 2 number 8
Is CSR cognizant of the conflictuality of globalisation? A realist critique
Paul Sanders

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 8
Playing around an oxymoron: international business with a human face
Antonello Zanfei

Volume 2 number 8
The international trade in conflict minerals: coltan
Christopher J. Ayres

Volume 4 number 8
Creating and maintaining Fair Trade: Meanings and practices of four Southern Fair Trade enterprises
Ann Le Mare


Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 19
Emotional and social intelligence competencies: cross cultural implications
Robert J. Emmerling, Richard E. Boyatzis

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 19
Impact of culture on online management education
Jung Wan Lee, Kip Becker, Helena Nobre

Volume 4 number 19
Organizational identification among global virtual team members: The role of individualism-collectivism and uncertainty avoidance
Debmalya Mukherjee, Susan C. Hanlon, Ben L. Kedia, Prashant Srivastava

Volume 4 number 19
A cross-country perspective on professional oversight, education standards and countries' perceived level of corruption
Chad Albrecht, Ricardo Malagueno, Daniel Holland, Matt Sanders


Development and Learning in Organizations

Winner

Volume 4 number 26
Success factors closing AstraZeneca's research site in Lund, Sweden
Liv Severinsson, Mikael Turunen, Christina Fröjd, Agneta Andréasson, Ursula Hultkvist Bengtsson

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 26
Learning how to lead self before leading others: an industry perspective from Australia
Tom Short

Volume 2 number 26
Logoleadership: breathing life into loyalty and putting meaning back into work
Milton Mayfield, Jacqueline Mayfield

Volume 3 number 26
Do non-profit organizations ever really learn from their mistakes - or are they doomed to repeat them?
Joseph C. Santora, James C. Sarros


Drugs and Alcohol Today

Winner

Volume 2 number 12
Partial confessions of an expert court witness in the prosecution and defence of alleged drug offences
Gary Sutton

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 12
From gatekeeper to friend and back again: embracing the world of the street drug user
Daniel Briggs

Volume 4 number 12
How to handle legal highs? Findings from a German online survey and considerations on drug policy issues
Bernd Werse, Cornelia Morgenstern


Education + Training

Winner

Volume 1 number 54
Basic employability skills: a triangular design approach
Stuart Rosenberg, Ronald Heimler, Elsa-Sofia Morote

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 54
Non-technical skill gaps in Australian business graduates
Denise Jackson, Elaine Chapman

Volume 8 number 54
International entrepreneurship education: Postgraduate business student experiences of entrepreneurship education
David Rae, Naomi Woodier-Harris

Volume 6 number 54
Generic skills development and satisfaction with groupwork among business students: Effect of country of permanent residency
Stephen T.T. Teo, Naomi Segal, Adam C. Morgan, Peter Kandlbinder, Karen Y. Wang, Anurag Hingorani


Electronic Library, The

Winner

Volume 1 number 30
Why and how can "sleeping beauties" be awakened?
Juncheng Wang, Feicheng Ma, Minjie Chen, Yiqing Rao

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 30
Developing a Taiwan library history digital library with reader knowledge archiving and sharing mechanisms based on the DSpace platform
Chih-Ming Chen, Yong-Ting Chen, Chin-Ming Hong, Chin-Wen Liao, Chia-Meng Huang

Volume 4 number 30
Exploring the affordance and acceptance of an e-reader device as a collaborative learning system
Boon-Chong Seet, Tiong-Thye Goh

Volume 5 number 30
Metacognition and web credibility
Andrew D. Madden, Nigel Ford, Genevieve Gorrell, Barry Eaglestone, Peter Holdridge


Employee Relations

Winner

Volume 1 number 34
Civil society organizations and the exercise of power in the employment relationship
Brian Abbott, Edmund Heery, Stephen Williams

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 34
Engineering compliance and worker resistance in UK further education: The creation of the Stepford lecturer
Kim Mather, Les Worrall, Graeme Mather

Volume 1 number 34
Sociological factors influencing the practice of incident reporting: the case of the shipping industry
Syamantak Bhattacharya

Volume 3 number 34
"Every man for himself": Teamwork and customer service in the hospitality industry
James Richards, Shiona Chillas, Abigail Marks


Engineering Computations

Winner

Volume 8 number 29
On the role of enrichment and statical admissibility of recovered fields in a posteriori error estimation for enriched finite element methods
Liv Severinsson, Mikael Turunen, Christina Fröjd, Agneta Andréasson, Ursula

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 29
From determinism to probabilistic analysis and stochastic simulation
I. Doltsinis

Volume 1 number 29
An assessment of architecturally appealing, semi-open shock mitigation devices
Rainald L


Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 19
Leadership - style, satisfaction and commitment: An exploration in the United Arab Emirates' construction sector
Kasim Randeree, Abdul Ghaffar Chaudhry

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 19
Trust and the Project Management Body of Knowledge
Graham Brewer, Scott Strahorn

Volume 1 number 19
Human resource practices of contractors that lead to job satisfaction of professional staff
Lewis J.W. Lim, Florence Y.Y. Ling


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 4 number 31
Visibility and voice in organisations: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered employee networks
Fiona Colgan, Aidan McKearney

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 31
"Only if she is sexy": An autoethnography of female researcher-male participants relations
Dalit Yassour-Borochowitz

Volume 2 number 31
Vocational status and perceived well-being of workers with disabilities
Alison M. Konrad, Mark E. Moore, Alison J. Doherty, Eddy S.W. Ng, Katherine Breward

Volume 3 number 31
Surprising intersectionalities of inequality and privilege: the case of the arts and cultural sector
Ahu Tatli, Mustafa Özbilgin


EuroMed Journal of Business

Winner

Volume 1 number 7
An evaluation of the use of competencies in human resource development - a historical and contemporary recontextualisation
Peter Stokes, Ewan Oiry

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 7
An extension of TAM model with IDT and security/privacy risk in the adoption of internet banking services in Greece
Apostolos N. Giovanis, Spyridon Binioris, George Polychronopoulos

Volume 2 number 7
Employee attitudes toward organizational change in the Coastal Municipalities Water Utility in the Gaza Strip
Majed M. El-Farra, Mohammed B. Badawi

Volume 3 number 7
The Portuguese online wine buying consumer: Characteristics, motivations and behaviour
José Freitas Santos, José Cadima Ribeiro


European Business Review

Winner

Volume 3 number 24
Dark marketing: ghost in the machine or skeleton in the cupboard?
Stephen Brown, Pierre McDonagh, Clifford Shultz


European Journal of Marketing

Winner

Volume 10 number 46
Pursuing "flexible commitment" as strategic ambidexterity: An empirical justification in high technology firms
Yiannis Kouropalatis, Paul Hughes, Robert E. Morgan

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 46
Strategic flexibilities and export performance: The moderating roles of export market-oriented behavior and the export environment
John W. Cadogan, Sanna Sundqvist, Kaisu Puumalainen, Risto T. Salminen

Volume 3 number 46
Do initial stock price reactions provide a good measurement stick for marketing strategies?: The case of new product introductions in the US
Dmitri G. Markovitch, Joel H. Steckel

Volume 11 number 46
Does rhetoric impact advertising effectiveness with liking controlled?
Bruce A. Huhmann, Pia A. Albinsson


European Journal of Training and Development

Winner

Volume 9 number 36
Sustainability or limitless expansion: paradigm shift in HRD practice and teaching
Alexandre Ardichvili

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 36
Outsourcing HR services: the role of human resource intermediaries
Henrik Kock, Andreas Wallo, Barbro Nilsson, Cecilia Höglund

Volume 9 number 36
Managing polarity, paradox, and dilemma during leader transition
Steven V. Manderscheid, Peter D. Freeman

Volume 1 number 36
Employability and talent management: challenges for HRD practices
Staffan Nilsson, Per-Erik Ellström


Facilities

Winner

Volume 3 number 30
Validation of the adaptive reuse potential (ARP) model using iconCUR
Craig Langston

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 30
In search for the added value of FM: what we know and what we need to learn
Per Anker Jensen, Theo van der Voordt, Christian Coenen, Daniel von Felten, Anna-Liisa Lindholm, Susanne Balslev Nielsen, Chaiwat Riratanaphong, Mirja

Volume 5 number 30
Facilities management: lost, or regained?
Bernard Drion, Frans Melissen, Roy Wood

Volume 3 number 30
Change communication: the impact on satisfaction with alternative workplace strategies
Melanie Bull, Tim Brown


Grey Systems: Theory and Application

Winner

Volume 3 number 2
The definition system and computational rule of grey determinant and its application to n grey equations with n grey linear equations
Qiao-Xing Li, Nai-Ang Wang, Shi-Cheng Chen

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 2
Establishing green supplier appraisement platform using grey concepts
Nitin Kumar Sahu, Saurav Datta, Siba Sankar Mahapatra

Volume 2 number 2
A multi-objective programming approach to solve grey linear programming
Seyed Hossein Razavi Hajiagha, Hadi Akrami, Shide Sadat Hashemi

Volume 1 number 2
Generalized discrete GM (1,1) model
Tianxiang Yao, Jeffery Forrest, Zaiwu Gong


Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
An examination, evaluation and analysis of work-based learning leadership within a higher education setting
Elda Nikolou-Walker, Hugh Curley

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Employer responsive provision: workforce development through work-based learning
Tracey White

Volume 1 number 2
Can work-based learning programmes help companies to become learning organisations?
Kevin Ions, Ann Minton

Volume 2 number 2
Employability skills development in Greek higher education institutions (HEIs): Implications for policy makers
Antonios Panagiotakopoulos


Housing, Care and Support

Winner

Volume 3 number 15
Well-being through design: transferability of design concepts for healthcare environments to ordinary community settings
Will Boex, Sam Boex

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 15
"More than the house": a Canadian perspective on housing stability
Sonya L. Jakubec, Andreas Tomaszewski, Tracy Powell, Joseph Osuji


Human Resource Management International Digest

Winner

Volume 1 number 20
HR strategy delivers industry-leading performance at Mitchells & Butlers: Change-management program recognized in CBI awards
Liz Phillips


Humanomics

Winner

Volume 2 number 28
Fighting corruption: an expectation augmented approach
Mobolaji 'Hakeem Ishola

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 29
Measurement model of corporate zakat collection in Malaysia: A test of diffusion of innovation theory
Muhammad-Bashir Owolabi Yusuf, Alias Mat Derus

Volume 4 number 28
Theory appraisal in Islamic economic methodology: purposes and criteria
Hafas Furqani, Mohamed Aslam Haneef

Volume 3 number 28
Introduction to corporate governance from Islamic perspective
Sulaiman Abdullah Saif Alnasser, Joriah Muhammed


Industrial and Commercial Training

Winner

Volume 7 number 44
"Become what you are!"
Alan Duke, Daniel Boulanger

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 44
Workforce engagement: case study of an award-winning leadership model
Martin Edwards

Volume 5 number 44
Professional development for company directors - a strategic leadership opportunity for HR? The case of Air Astana
Paul J. Davis, William Callahan


Industrial Management & Data Systems

Winner

Volume 8 number 112
Green supply chain management and organizational performance
Sang M. Lee, Sung Tae Kim, Donghyun Choi

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 112
Agent based decision support in the supply chain context
Per Hilletofth, Lauri Lättilä


Industrial Robot: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 6 number 39
Comparing the efficiency of five algorithms applied to path planning for industrial robots
Francisco Rubio, Fares J. Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Vicente Mata

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 39
Optimal time trajectories for industrial robots with torque, power, jerk and energy consumed constraints
Francisco Rubio, Francisco Valero, Joseph Sunyer, Juan Cuadrado

Volume 2 number 39
Optimum motion control of palletizing robots based on iterative learning
Nan Luan, Haiqing Zhang, Shanggao Tong

Volume 5 number 39
Real-time image capturing and processing of seam and pool during robotic welding process
Yanling Xu, Huanwei Yu, Jiyong Zhong, Tao Lin, Shanben Chen


info

Winner

Volume 1 number 14
Corruption in telecommunications: problems and remedies
Ewan Sutherland

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 14
Investment models and regulatory constraints for broadband backbone roll-out in selected African countries
Enrico Calandro, Mpho Moyo

Volume 6 number 14
Clash of cultures - integrating copyright and consumer law
Natali Helberger, L. Guibault

Volume 6 number 14
Net neutrality and the value chain for video
Pieter Nooren, Andra Leurdijk, Nico van Eijk


Information Technology & People

Winner

Volume 3 number 25
Coordinating humanitarian information: The problem of organizational and technical trajectories
Andrea H. Tapia, Edgar Maldonado, Louis-Marie Ngamassi Tchouakeu, Carleen F. Maitland

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 25
Dimensions of employee privacy: an empirical study
Kirstie Ball, Elizabeth M. Daniel, Chris Stride

Volume 3 number 25
Sequential attrition of secondary school student interest in IT courses and careers
Catherine Lang

Volume 1 number 25
Professional commitment, organizational commitment, and the intention to leave for professional advancement: An empirical study on IT professionals
Vincent Cho, Xu Huang


International Journal for Researcher Development

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Doctoral students' key learning experiences in the natural sciences
Jenna Vekkaila, Kirsi Pyhältö, Kai Hakkarainen, Jenni Keskinen, Kirsti Lonka

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 3
Developing the research identities and aspirations of first-generation college students: Evidence from the McNair scholars program
Julie Renee Posselt, Kim R. Black

Volume 1 number 3
A participative research for learning methodology on education doctoral training programmes
Paul Garland, Irene Garland


International Journal of Accounting and Information Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 21
Do high and low-ranked sustainability stocks perform differently?
Darren D. Lee, Robert W. Faff, Saphira A.C. Rekker

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 21
The supplemental role of operating cash flows in explaining share returns: Effect of various measures of earnings quality
C.S. Agnes Cheng, Joseph Johnston, Cathy Zishang Liu

Volume 1 number 21
Determinants and usefulness of analysts' cash flow forecasts: evidence from Australia
Kamran Ahmed, Muhammad Jahangir Ali

Volume 1 number 21
How does environmental accounting information influence attention and investment?
Hank C. Alewine, Dan N. Stone


International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
Human competences that facilitate adaptation to climate change: a research in progress
Jackie Kerry, Diane Pruneau, Sylvie Blain, Joanne Langis, Pierre-Yves Barbier, Marie-Andrée Mallet, Evgueni Vichnevetski, Jimmy Therrien, Paul Deguire

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 4
Competing definition of climate change and the post-Kyoto negotiations
Chloé Anne Vlassopoulos

Volume 1 number 4
Conceptual elements of climate change vulnerability assessments: a review
Marta Bruno Soares, Alexandre S. Gagnon, Ruth M. Doherty

Volume 2 number 4
Climate variability and farmer's vulnerability in a flood-prone district of Assam
Swati Chaliha, Asmita Sengupta, Nitasha Sharma, N.H. Ravindranath


International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology

Winner

Volume 1 number 24
A preliminary study of a cloth guiding mechanism for automatic sewing system
Shigeru Inui, Tatsuro Yamada, Yosuke Horiba, Minoru Hashimoto


International Journal of Commerce and Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 22
The status of working capital and its relationship with sales: An empirical investigation of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Ltd (India)
Aruna Panda

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 22
Deer Creek Land Development (DCLD): Open business model approach to sustaining competitive advantage
Kalinga Jagoda, Bharat Maheshwari, Gregory Gutowski

Volume 1 number 22
Miller's environmental uncertainty scale: an extension to the Arab world
Said Elbanna, Jouhaina Gherib


International Journal of Conflict Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 23
Bridging social distance in inter-cultural negotiations: "you" and the bi-cultural negotiator
Mary C. Kern, Sujin Lee, Zeynep G. Aytug, Jeanne M. Brett

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 23
Understanding propensity to initiate negotiations: An examination of the effects of culture and personality
Roger J. Volkema, Denise Fleck

Volume 2 number 23
Meta-analysis of the impact of the research setting on conflict studies
Jean Poitras

Volume 1 number 23
Conflict and trust: the mediating effects of emotional arousal and self-conscious emotions
Mingkai J. Chen, Oluremi B. Ayoko


International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

Winner

Volume 4 number 24
Different or alike?: Exploring the psychological contract and commitment of different generations of hospitality workers
Xander Lub, Marije Nije Bijvank, P. Matthijs Bal, Rob Blomme, René Schalk

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 24
The visually impaired and consumption in restaurants
Marina Dias de Faria, Jorge Ferreira da Silva, Jorge Brantes Ferreira

Volume 7 number 24
Social networks and customer involvement in new service development (NSD): The case of www.mystarbucksidea.com
Marianna Sigala

Volume 4 number 24
Revenue management: resolving a revenue optimization paradox
Tony S.M. Tse, Yiu Tung Poon


International Journal of Development Issues

Winner

Volume 3 number 11
Neoliberal peace and the development deficit in post-conflict Sierra Leone
Ngambouk Vitalis Pemunta

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 11
Developing e-skills for competitiveness, growth and employment in the 21st century: The European perspective
Sumanjeet Singh

Volume 2 number 11
Climate change adaptation: Business-as-usual aid and development or an emerging discourse for change?
Philip Ireland

Volume 3 number 11
Constraints of grassland science, pastoral management and policy in Northern China: Anthropological perspectives on degradational narratives
James Taylor


International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
A concept for a performance-based rating system for home resilience: ReScU
Orsolya Csilla Bencze, Sudipta Dasmohapatra, David C. Tilotta

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Indonesia: Institutional challenges and opportunities for integration
Riyanti Djalante, Frank Thomalla

Volume 1 number 3
Urbanization and hydro-meteorological disaster resilience: the case of Delhi
Sunil Kumar Prashar, Rajib Shaw

Volume 1 number 3
Subterranean infrastructure reconnaissance for manmade and natural hazards and disasters
Todd White, Samuel T. Ariaratnam, John Michael


International Journal of Educational Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 26
Educational middle change leadership in New Zealand: the meat in the sandwich
Steven Gregory Marshall

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 26
Successful school leadership in Sweden and the US: Contexts of social responsibility and individualism
Betty Merchant, Helene Ärlestig, Encarnacion Garza, Olof Johansson, Elizabeth Murakami-Ramalho, Monika Törnsén

Volume 5 number 26
The construction of a public face as a school principal
Jorunn Møller


International Journal of Emergency Services

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
Fire alarm or false alarm?!: Situation awareness and decision-making "bias" of firefighters in training exercises
Di Catherwood, Graham K. Edgar, Geoff Sallis, Andrew Medley, David Brookes

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
From Police Authorities to Police and Crime Commissioners: Might policing become more publicly accountable?
John W. Raine, Paul Keasey


International Journal of Emerging Markets

Winner

Volume 1 number 7
Determinants of outward foreign direct investment from BRIC countries: an explorative study
Dirk Holtbrügge, Heidi Kreppel

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 7
Market conditions driving international franchising in emerging markets
Verónica Baena

Volume 2 number 7
Competitive advantage of German renewable energy firms in India and China: An empirical study based on Porter's diamond
Corinna Dögl, Dirk Holtbrügge, Tassilo Schuster

Volume 4 number 7
Emerging economies and multinational corporations: An institutional approach to subsidiary management
Deeksha Singh


International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research

Winner

Volume 5 number 18
Evaluating competing theories of informal entrepreneurship: some lessons from Ukraine
Colin C. Williams, Sara Nadin, Peter Rodgers

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 18
Gender and business ownership: questioning "what" and "why"
M. Cristina Díaz-García, Candida Brush


International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
Women's access to SME finance in Australia
Andrew van Hulten

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 4
Women-focused small business programming: client motives and perspectives
Barbara Orser, Catherine Elliott, Sandi Findlay-Thompson

Volume 1 number 4
Support for women's entrepreneurship: a Nordic spectrum
Katarina Pettersson


International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

Winner

Volume 7 number 25
Healthcare quality improvement - policy implications and practicalities
Ann Elizabeth Esain, Sharon J. Williams, Sandeep Gakhal, Lynne Caley, Matthew W. Cooke

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 25
Retrospective medical record evaluation: Reliability in assessing causation, preventability, and disability of adverse events
Sandra Verelst, Jessica Jacques, Koen Van den Heede, Pierre Gillet, Philippe Kolh, Arthur Vleugels, Walter Sermeus

Volume 1 number 25
Factors relating to doctors' desire to change hospitals in Japan
Ken Kato, Kazunobu Yamauchi, Makoto Miyaji, Nakako Fujiwara, Kimiko Katsuyama, Hiroshi Amano, Santaro Kobayashi, Michio Naito, Yasunori Maki, Hirohisa


International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

Winner

Volume 4 number 5
Co-movement of house price cycles - a factor analysis
Kirill Pomogajko, Michael Voigtländer

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 5
An assessment of development funding for new housing post GFC in Queensland, Australia
Lyndall Bryant

Volume 3 number 5
Measuring the affordability of housing association rents in England: a dual approach
Connie P.Y. Tang

Volume 1 number 5
Housing valuation model: an investigation of residential properties in Tehran
Iman Naderi, Ahmad Sharbatoghlie, Ahmadreza Vafaeimehr


International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

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Volume 2 number 5
The conflicts of interest inside the Shari'a supervisory board
Samy Nathan Garas

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 5
An investigation of user perceptions of Islamic banking practices in the United Kingdom
Saeed Akbar, Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Shahin Kalmadi

Volume 1 number 5
Islamic banking and economic growth: the Indonesian experience
Muhamad Abduh, Mohd Azmi Omar

Volume 4 number 5
Information asymmetry and regulatory shortcomings in profit sharing investment accounts
Rashid Ameer, Radiah Othman, Nurmazilah Mahzan


International Journal of Law and Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 54
The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers
Sam Middlemiss


International Journal of Law in the Built Environment

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
Forced eviction and planning enforcement: the Dale Farm Gypsies
Robert Home


International Journal of Lean Six Sigma

Winner

Volume 3 number 3
Deploying LSS in a global enterprise - project identification
Brett Duarte, Douglas Montgomery, John Fowler, John Konopka

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 3
Design for Six Sigma and lean product development
Ida Gremyr, Jean-Baptiste Fouquet

Volume 4 number 3
The development of a value improvement model for repetitive processes (VIM): Combining Lean, Six Sigma and systems thinking
Paul Martin Gibbons, Colin Kennedy, Stuart Burgess, Patrick Godfrey

Volume 2 number 3
Four decades of lean: a systematic literature review
Kyle B. Stone


International Journal of Managerial Finance

Winner

Volume 1 number 8
New venture start-ups and technological innovation
George W. Blazenko, Andrey D. Pavlov, Freda Eddy-Sumeke

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 8
Working capital management and firms' performance in emerging markets: the case of Jordan
Bana Abuzayed

Volume 2 number 8
Ownership structure, earnings management and acquiring firm post-merger market performance: Evidence from Canada
Claude Francoeur, Walid Ben Amar, Philémon Rakoto

Volume 2 number 8
Baltic States and the Euro: a spectral analysis of the 2007 financial crisis
David Gray


International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Winner

Volume 4 number 5
Insights for the governance of large projects: Analysis of Organization Theory and Project Management: Administering Uncertainty in Norwegian Offshore Oil by Stinchcombe and Heimer
Tuomas Ahola, Andrew Davies

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 5
Relevance lost! A critical review of project management standardisation
Markus Hällgren, Andreas Nilsson, Tomas Blomquist, Anders Söderholm

Volume 3 number 5
Chaperoning: practices of collaboration in the Panama Canal Expansion Program
Karen Smits, Alfons van Marrewijk

Volume 2 number 5
The paradox of risk management; a project management practice perspective
Claude Besner, Brian Hobbs


International Journal of Manpower

Winner

Volume 8 number 33
Minimum wage effects on employment and wages: dif-in-dif estimates from eastern China
Jing Wang, Morley Gunderson

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 33
Self-employment of rural-to-urban migrants in China
Corrado Giulietti, Guangjie Ning, Klaus F. Zimmermann

Volume 8 number 33
Men's sexual orientation and job satisfaction
Nick Drydakis


International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

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Volume 2 number 1
A model for student mentoring in business schools
Manju P. George, Sebastian Rupert Mampilly


International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

Winner

Volume 8 number 22
Natural convection from a vertical permeable cone in a nanofluid saturated porous media for uniform heat and nanoparticles volume fraction fluxes
A.J. Chamkha, A.M. Rashad

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 22
Rational approximation solution of the foam drainage equation with time- and space-fractional derivatives
Ahmet Yildirim, Hüseyin Koçak

Volume 7 number 22
Application of modified discrete ordinates method to combined conduction-radiation heat transfer problems in irregular geometries
H. Amiri, S.H. Mansouri, P.J. Coelho

Volume 2 number 22
Ground effect phenomena about lift and downforce generating cambered aerofoils
Jonathan W. Vogt, Tracie J. Barber


International Journal of Organizational Analysis

Winner

Volume 3 number 20
The evolution of entrepreneurial learning
Dermot Breslin, Colin Jones

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 20
Pragmatism and heterodoxy in organization research: Going beyond the quantitative/qualitative divide
Mihaela Kelemen, Nick Rumens


International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing

Winner

Volume 4 number 6
Which factors drive product sales in OTC markets?
Monika Huber, Katrin Dippold, Rudolf Forsthofer

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 6
Differential effects of fear-eliciting DTCA on elaboration, perceived endorser credibility, and attitudes
Hyojin Kim, Chunsik Lee

Volume 3 number 6
Prescription drug request and denial
Doohee Lee, Dennis Emmett


International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 42
Logistics case study based research: towards higher quality
Alex da Mota Pedrosa, Dag Näslund, Claudia Jasmand

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 42
Legal analysis of a contract for advanced logistics services
Mari Olander, Andreas Norrman

Volume 10 number 42
Dealing with supply chain risks: Linking risk management practices and strategies to performance
Andreas Wieland, Carl Marcus Wallenburg

Volume 5 number 42
The impact of individual debiasing efforts on financial decision effectiveness in the supplier selection process
Lutz Kaufmann, Craig R. Carter, Christian Buhrmann


International Journal of Prisoner Health

Winner

Volume 3 number 8
Cross examination of clinicians at coroners' inquests following deaths in custody
Nat Wright, Charlotte N.E. Tompkins, Zanib Mohammed

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 8
Toward healthy prisons: the TECH model and its applications
Michael W. Ross, Amy Jo Harzke

Volume 3 number 8
Psychosocial determinants of risky sexual behaviour amongst South African male prison inmates in KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga Provinces
Sibusiso Sifunda, Priscilla Reddy, Ronald L. Braithwaite, Torrance Stephens, Robert A.C. Ruiter, Bart van den Borne


International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

Winner

Volume 8 number 61
Performance appraisal based on a forced distribution system: its drawbacks and remedies
Rachana Chattopadhayay, Anil Kumar Ghosh

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 61
Welfare service system productivity: the concept and its application
Antti Lönnqvist, Harri Laihonen

Volume 6 number 61
What makes a "research star"? Factors influencing the research productivity of business faculty
Charles S. White, Karen James, Lisa A. Burke, Richard S. Allen

Volume 7 number 61
Factors relating to effectiveness data use in healthcare management
Outi Simonen, Elina Viitanen, Marja Blom


International Journal of Public Sector Management

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Volume 1 number 25
"Leadership": a perniciously vague concept
Paul Spicker

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 25
Public management in an age of complexity: regional economic development in Canada
Charles Conteh

Volume 3 number 25
Proposed scholarly research agenda for transforming Malaysia into a model developing nation
John Antony Xavier, Zafar U. Ahmad


International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 40
Store experience and co-creation: the case of temporary shop
Tiziana Russo Spena, Angela Caridà, Maria Colurcio, Monia Melia

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 40
The role of ideology in brand strategy: the case of a food retail company in Italy
Silvia Massa, Stefania Testa

Volume 4 number 40
Sustainability in retailing - a summative content analysis
Anne Wiese, Julian Kellner, Britta Lietke, Waldemar Toporowski, Stephan Zielke

Volume 4 number 40
Consumer trust in food retailers: conceptual framework and empirical evidence
Linn Viktoria Rampl, Tim Eberhardt, Reinhard Schütte, Peter Kenning


International Journal of Social Economics

Winner

Volume 8 number 39
The economics of Rawlsian justice: can it be neoclassical?
Wylie Bradford

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 39
Global poverty, hunger, death, and disease
Edward O'Boyle, Meade O'Boyle

Volume 8 number 39
Why does the microcredit borrowing rate differ across countries? A cross-country study
Sofia Pereira, Paulo Mourao

Volume 10 number 39
Colonization in South Texas: fences, heterotopias and emplacements
Terence M. Garrett


International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Winner

Volume 1 number 32
Migrant strategies, informal economies and ontological security: Ukrainians in Naples, Italy
Nicholas DeMaria Harney

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 32
Reconciling work and family life for French mothers in the Sarkozy era: Working more to earn more?
Jan Windebank

Volume 5 number 32
The diversity of activation markets in Europe
Rik van Berkel, Fritz Sager, Franziska Ehrler

Volume 3 number 32
Loyalty as rent: corruption and politicization of Russian universities
Ararat L. Osipian


International Journal of Structural Integrity

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
Effect of geometric parameters on the stress distribution in Al 2024-T3 single-lap bolted joints
Mehdi Keikhosravy, Reza Hashemi Oskouei, Payam Soltani, Akin Atas, Constantinos Soutis

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Fatigue crack propagation behaviour in thick steel weldments
C.M.C. Albuquerque, R.M.C. Miranda, V. Richter-Trummer, M.A.V. de Figueiredo, R. Calçada, P.M.S.T. de Castro

Volume 3 number 3
Effects of shot peening on the torsional fatigue limit of high-strength steel containing an artificial surface defect
Koji Takahashi, Hideki Okada, Kotoji Ando


International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

Winner

Volume 1 number 13
Sustainability in business education in the Asia Pacific region: a snapshot of the situation
Malik Naeem, Mark Neal

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 13
The university and transformation towards sustainability: The strategy used at Chalmers University of Technology
John Holmberg, Ulrika Lundqvist, Magdalena Svanström, Marie Arehag

Volume 3 number 13
Exploring key sustainable development themes through learning activities
Heather Cruickshank, Richard Fenner

Volume 4 number 13
Sustainability knowledge and behaviors of apparel and textile undergraduates
Kim Y. Hiller Connell, Joy M. Kozar


International Journal of Web Information Systems

Winner

Volume 3 number 8
A survey on cloud-based sustainability governance systems
Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar


International Journal of Wine Business Research

Winner

Volume 4 number 24
Terroir? That's not how I would describe it
Nathalie Spielmann, Claire Gélinas-Chebat

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 24
Conversion of local winery awareness: An exploratory study in visitor vs non-visitor attitude and perception
Kristen Riscinto-Kozub, Nancy Childs

Volume 3 number 24
Trust building in wine blogs: a content analysis
James D. Doyle, Louise A. Heslop, Alex Ramirez, David Cray, Anahit Armenakyan

Volume 3 number 24
Reading between the vines: analyzing the readability of consumer brand wine web sites
Adam J. Mills, Leyland Pitt, Setayesh Sattari


International Marketing Review

Winner

Volume 6 number 29
Influences of culture and market convergence on the international advertising strategies of multinational corporations in North America, Europe and Asia
Jing Jiang, Ran Wei

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 29
On the misuse of national culture dimensions
Paul Brewer, Sunil Venaik


Internet Research

Winner

Volume 2 number 22
Impact of privacy concern in social networking web sites
Xin Tan, Li Qin, Yongbeom Kim, Jeffrey Hsu

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 22
Beyond price: how does trust encourage online group's buying intention?
Edward C.S. Ku

Volume 4 number 22
The functional and usable appeal of Facebook SNS games
Kuo-Hsiang Chen, Kai-Shuan Shen, Min-Yuan Ma

Volume 3 number 22
Online experiences and virtual goods purchase intention
Echo Huang


Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change

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Volume 1 number 8
Strategies for change: adaptation to new accounting conditions
Eric D. Carlström

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 8
Management accounting change and sustainability: an institutional approach
Paulina Arroyo

Volume 4 number 8
The rise of the balanced scorecard! Relevance regained?
Hanne Nørreklit, Lennart Nørreklit, Falconer Mitchell, Trond Bjørnenak

Volume 3 number 8
Does governance culture exist and can it be mandated?
Mindell Reiss Nitkin


Journal of Adult Protection, The

Winner

Volume 2 number 14
The governance of adult safeguarding: findings from research
Suzy Braye, David Orr, Michael Preston-Shoot

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 14
Involvement of service users in adult safeguarding
Janet Wallcraft

Volume 6 number 14
The right to take risks
Alison Faulkner

Volume 6 number 14
The use of the Mental Capacity Act among hospital patients: findings from a case study of one Acute Hospital Trust in England
Lynne Phair, Jill Manthorpe


Journal of Advances in Management Research

Winner

Volume 2 number 9
System dynamics investigation of information technology in small and medium enterprise supply chain
Atul Sidola, Pradeep Kumar, Dinesh Kumar

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 9
Sustaining small businesses in the United States in times of recession: Role of supply networks and social capital
Sameer Prasad, Jasmine Tata, Xuguang Guo

Volume 1 number 9
Evaluation of customer's mall preferences in India using fuzzy AHP approach
Madhurima Deb

Volume 1 number 9
Capital budgeting decisions: evidence from India
Shveta Singh, P.K. Jain, Surendra S. Yadav


Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
US National Survey: more men than women victims of intimate partner violence
Bert H. Hoff


Journal of Applied Accounting Research

Winner

Volume 1 number 13
Auditor acceptance of dysfunctional behaviour: An explanatory model using individual factors
Halil Paino, Malcolm Smith, Zubaidah Ismail

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 13
Developments in tax e-filing: practical views from the coalface
Andy Lymer, Ann Hansford, Katy Pilkington

Volume 2 number 13
The role of corporate governance in earnings management: experience from US banks
Stergios Leventis, Panagiotis Dimitropoulos

Volume 2 number 13
Voluntary corporate governance disclosures by post-Apartheid South African corporations
Collins G. Ntim, Kwaku K. Opong, Jo Danbolt, Dennis A. Thomas


Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education

Winner

Volume 1 number 5
The investigation of multiple paths to success in college-level mathematics: A fuzzy qualitative comparative analysis
Sally A. Lesik, Maria T. Mitchell

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 5
Higher education abroad: Palestinian students from Israel studying in Jordanian universities
Khalid Arar, Kussai Haj-Yehia

Volume 1 number 4
The rise of contingent faculty: its impact on the professoriate and higher education
Randall Bowden, Lynn P. Gonzalez

Volume 2 number 4
What makes a good university lecturer? Students' perceptions of teaching excellence
Feng Su, Margaret Wood


Journal of Assistive Technologies

Winner

Volume 2 number 6
Reminders that make sense: designing multisensory notifications for the home
Marilyn R. McGee-Lennon

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 6
User requirements for an ICT-based system to provide care, support and information access for older people in the community
Simon Brownsell, Steven Blackburn, Mark Hawley

Volume 2 number 6
The ethical evaluation of assistive technology for practitioners: a checklist arising from a participatory study with people with dementia, family and professionals
Beatrice Godwin

Volume 3 number 6
Fall detectors: a review of the literature
Gillian Ward, Nikki Holliday, Simon Fielden, Sue Williams


Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing

Winner

Volume 7 number 27
Managerial action and resource-advantage theory: conceptual frameworks emanating from a positive theory of competition
Shelby D. Hunt, Sreedhar Madhavaram

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 27
Return on relationships: conceptual understanding and measurement of mutual gains from relational business engagements
Christian Grönroos, Pekka Helle

Volume 6 number 27
The effect of customer relationship management adoption in business-to-business markets
U. Zeynep Ata, Aysegul Toker

Volume 4 number 27
Strategic account management programs: alignment of design elements and management practices
Kaj Storbacka


Journal of Children's Services

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Volume 4 number 7
Adaptation happens: a qualitative case study of implementation of The Incredible Years evidence-based parent training programme in a residential substance abuse treatment programme
Gregory A. Aarons, Elizabeth A. Miller, Amy E. Green, Jennifer A. Perrott, Richard Bradway

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 7
Challenges recruiting families with children at risk of anti-social behaviour into intervention trials: lessons from the Helping Children Achieve (HCA) study
Milena Stateva, Jacqueline Minton, Celia Beckett, Moira Doolan, Tamsin Ford, Angeliki Kallitsoglou, Stephen Scott

Volume 2 number 7
Cultural adaptation of an evidence-based parenting programme with elders from South East Asia in the US: co-producing Families and Schools Together - FAST
Lynn McDonald, Gail Coover, Jen Sandler, Toua Thao, Huda Shalhoub

Volume 1 number 7
Support from the Start: effective programmes for nine to 13 year-olds
Tracey Bywater, David Utting


Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies

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Volume 3 number 5
FDI agglomeration change in China
Mingming Pan


Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship

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Volume 3 number 4
The influence of managerial factors on the capital structure of small and medium-sized enterprises in emerging economies: Evidence from China
Daniel Borgia, Alexander Newman

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 4
Knowledge sharing in academic R&D collaborations: does culture matter?
Steffen Kanzler, Benjamin Niedergassel, Jens Leker

Volume 2 number 4
Does IPR promote innovation? New evidence from developed and developing countries
Hua Wang, Mingyong Lai, Maxim Spivakovsky


Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Intra-department communication and employees' reaction to organizational change: The moderating effect of emotional intelligence
Chaoying Tang, Yunxia Gao


Journal of Communication Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 16
The view from within: internal publics and CSR
Ganga Sasidharan Dhanesh

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 16
Kinship, culture and ethics in organisations: Exploring implications for internal communication
Elspeth N. Tilley, Susan M. Fredricks, Andrea Hornett

Volume 2 number 16
Best practices as an assessment for crisis communication
Shari R. Veil, Rebekah A. Husted

Volume 3 number 16
Amazon.com's Orwellian nightmare: exploring apology in an online environment
W. Timothy Coombs, Sherry J. Holladay


Journal of Consumer Marketing

Winner

Volume 1 number 29
Liminality and consumption in the aftermath of a natural disaster
Pamela A. Kennett-Hensel, Julie Z. Sneath, Russell Lacey

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 29
Dispelling the collective myth of Chinese consumers: a new generation of brand-conscious individualists
Lilly Ye, Mousumi Bose, Lou Pelton

Volume 3 number 29
Decomposition of cross-country differences in consumer attitudes toward marketing
Geng Cui, Hon-Kwong Lui, Tsang-Sing Chan, Annamma Joy

Volume 5 number 29
Examining world market segmentation and brand positioning strategies
Salah S. Hassan, Stephen Craft


Journal of Criminal Psychology

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
Predictive validity of self-reported self-control for different forms of recidivism
Lena Grieger, Daniela Hosser, Alexander F. Schmidt

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Developmental correlates of offending patterns in serial rapists
David Joubert


Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Is the World Heritage label used as a promotional argument for sustainable tourism?
Pascale Marcotte, Laurent Bourdeau

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
An urban regeneration model in heritage areas in search of sustainable urban development and internal cohesion
Roberto Cervelló-Royo, Rubén Garrido-Yserte, Baldomero Segura-García del Río

Volume 1 number 2
Traditional vs modern Arabian morphologies
Roha W. Khalaf


Journal of Economic Studies

Winner

Volume 5 number 39
The internationalization of venture capital
Joshua Aizenman, Jake Kendall


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 5 number 50
Managing the intersection of internal and external accountability: Challenge for urban school leadership in the United States
Michael S. Knapp, Susan B. Feldman

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 50
At-risk student averse: risk management and accountability
Julian Vasquez Heilig, Michelle Young, Amy Williams

Volume 5 number 50
Bridging accountability obligations, professional values and (perceived) student needs with integrity
Heinrich Mintrop


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

Winner

Volume 3 number 6
Indigenous perspectives on ecotourism development: a British Columbia case study
Katherine L. Turner, Fikret Berkes, Nancy J. Turner


Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
The brewer, the baker, and the monopoly maker
Diana W. Thomas, Peter T. Leeson

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1
Creative destruction and productivity: entrepreneurship by type, sector and sequence
Martin Andersson, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Per Thulin

Volume 2 number 1
Tackling entrepreneurship in the informal economy: evaluating the policy options
Colin C. Williams, Sara J. Nadin


Journal of European Real Estate Research

Winner

Volume 3 number 5
The influence of herding behaviour on house prices
Christian Hott

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 5
House prices, disposable income and permanent and temporary shocks: The NZ, UK and US experience
Patricia Fraser, Martin Hoesli, Lynn McAlevey

Volume 2 number 5
The role of sentiment indicators for real estate market forecasting
Sotiris Tsolacos

Volume 2 number 5
Green agenda and green performance: empirical evidence for real estate companies
Marcelo Cajias, Peter Geiger, Sven Bienert


Journal of Family Business Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Vision, leadership and emotional intelligence transforming family business
Richard E. Boyatzis, Ceferi Soler

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Exploring small family-owned firms' competitive ability: Differentiation through trust, value-orientation, and market specialization
Andrew Intihar, Jeffrey M. Pollack


Journal of Financial Crime

Winner

Volume 2 number 19
Insider dealing: fraud in Islam?
Siti Faridah Abdul Jabbar

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 19
Market abuse, fraud and misleading communications
Andrew Haynes

Volume 3 number 19
Improving anti-corruption agencies as organisations
Alan Doig, David Norris

Volume 4 number 19
The gift that keeps on giving: Does the protection against double jeopardy have any application to international crime?
Tyler W. Hodgson


Journal of Financial Economic Policy

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
The role of defective mental models in generating the global financial crisis
Thomas D. Willett

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 4
Microfinance institution costs: effects of gender, subsidies and technology
Steven B. Caudill, Daniel M. Gropper, Valentina Hartarska

Volume 1 number 4
Delivering economic stimulus, addressing rising public debt and avoiding inflation
Richard Wood

Volume 3 number 4
Degree of openness and inflation targeting policy: model of a small open economy
Jihene Bousrih


Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction

Winner

Volume 1 number 17
Analysis of factors affecting value for money in UK PFI projects
Christian Henjewele, Ming Sun, Peter Fewings

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 17
How much for cash?: Tackling the cash-in-hand culture in the European property and construction sector
Colin C. Williams, Sara Nadin, Jan Windebank

Volume 2 number 17
The likelihood of subcontractor payment: Downstream progression via the owner and contractor
Hanh Tran, David G. Carmichael


Journal of Global Responsibility

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
Democracy and Islam: promises and perils for the Arab Spring protests
Bradley J. Cook, Michael Stathis

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 3
A new narrative and globally responsible leadership
Mark Drewell

Volume 1 number 3
Exploring the nature of responsibility in higher education
Mishanka Kaul, Jonathan Smith

Volume 1 number 3
Exploring responsibility
Simon J. Robinson, Jonathan Smith


Journal of Health Organization and Management

Winner

Volume 5 number 26
Using evaluation theory in priority setting and resource allocation
Neale Smith, Craig Mitton, Evelyn Cornelissen, Jennifer Gibson, Stuart Peacock

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 26
Whose kettle?: Exploring the role of objects in managing and mediating the boundaries of integration in health and social care
Helen Sullivan, Paul Williams

Volume 5 number 26
Members' sensemaking in a multi-professional team
Airi Rovio-Johansson, Roy Liff

Volume 2 number 26
Managing in the context of healthcare's escalating technology and evolving culture
Dawn E. Bowden, Stanley J. Smits


Journal of Historical Research in Marketing

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
The evolution of conspicuous consumption
Georgios Patsiaouras, James A. Fitchett

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 4
A history of the concept of branding: practice and theory
Wilson Bastos, Sidney J. Levy

Volume 1 number 4
Early schools of marketing thought and marketplace evolution
Thomas L. Powers

Volume 1 number 4
Marketing education and acculturation in the early twentieth century: Evidence from Polish language texts on selling and salesmanship
Terrence H. Witkowski


Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 2
A meta-analysis of humanitarian logistics research
Nathan Kunz, Gerald Reiner

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2
Agile and lean principles in the humanitarian supply chain: The case of the United Nations World Food Programme
Alessandra Cozzolino, Silvia Rossi, Alessio Conforti


Journal of Indian Business Research

Winner

Volume 3 number 4
Measuring dynamic effects of advertising: a case study in India
Mehir Baidya, Bipasha Maity, Kamal Ghose

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 4
Recession and job satisfaction of Indian information technology professionals
Praseeda Menon, Nutankumar S. Thingujam

Volume 1 number 4
Role of affect and cognition in consumer brand relationship: exploring gender differences
Arvind Sahay, Nivedita Sharma, Krishnesh Mehta

Volume 2 number 4
Assessing India's lead market potential for cost-effective innovations
Rajnish Tiwari, Cornelius Herstatt


Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society

Winner

Volume 4 number 10
Contesting methodologies: Evaluating focus group and privacy diary methods in a study of on-line privacy
Danijela Bogdanovic, Michael Dowd, Eileen Wattam, Alison Adam


Journal of Integrated Care

Winner

Volume 3 number 20
Accountable care - aligning incentives with outcomes
Alasdair Liddell, David Welbourn

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 20
An integrated approach to addressing the needs of people with hearing loss in Hartlepool
Tracey Sharp


Journal of Intellectual Capital

Winner

Volume 1 number 13
Linking knowledge processes with firm performance: organizational culture
Herbert A. Nold III

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 13
Dynamics of Chinese emerging multinationals in cross-border mergers and acquisitions
Artie W. Ng, Jay Chatzkel, K.F. Lau, Douglas Macbeth

Volume 1 number 13
Consumer interaction as intellectual capital
Fiona Sussan


Journal of International Trade Law and Policy

Winner

Volume 3 number 11
Common European Sales Law: A critique of its rationales, functions, and unanswered questions
Larry A. DiMatteo

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 11
Dealing with informational asymmetries under the proposed CESL and CISG
Christian Twigg-Flesner

Volume 2 number 11
The interface between TRIPS and CBD: efforts towards harmonisation
Lekha Laxman, Abdul Haseeb Ansari


Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research

Winner

Volume 2 number 3
A critical review of the literature on the rate of return risk in Islamic banks
Zairy Zainol, Salina Hj. Kassim

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
A study of compliance with AAOIFI accounting standards by Islamic banks in Bahrain
Thea Vinnicombe


Journal of Islamic Marketing

Winner

Volume 3 number 3
Muslim attitude and awareness towards Istihalah
Aadam T. Aris, Norhaznee M. Nor, Noor A. Febrianto, K.V. Harivaindaran, Tajul A. Yang

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
The BlackBerry veil: mobile use and privacy practices by young female Saudis
Sunila Lobo, Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood

Volume 3 number 3
Materialism in young consumers: An investigation of family communication patterns and parental mediation practices in Egypt
Hagar Adib, Noha El-Bassiouny

Volume 3 number 3
Principles in halal supply chain management
Marco Tieman, Jack G.A.J. van der Vorst, Maznah Che Ghazali


Journal of Knowledge Management

Winner

Volume 6 number 16
Factors affecting knowledge management success: the fit perspective
Chun-Ming Chang, Meng-Hsiang Hsu, Chia-Hui Yen

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 16
Organizational and behavioral factors that influence knowledge retention
Ellen Caroline Martins, Hester W.J. Meyer

Volume 4 number 16
Knowledge elicitation techniques in a knowledge management context
Tatiana Gavrilova, Tatiana Andreeva


Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
The impact of government R&D investments on patent technology transfer activities of Chinese universities: From the perspective of triple helix theory
Kai Rao, Xian-fei Meng, Andrea Piccaluga

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 4
How can innovation create the future in a catching-up economy?: Focusing on China's pharmaceutical industry
Shufang Huang

Volume 2 number 4
Exploring critical factors in China's manufacturing technology innovation: Based on a case study from CNR Dalian
Jingqin Su, Jing Liu


Journal of Management Development

Winner

Volume 3 number 31
Experiential learning and management education
David Bevan, Claudia Kipka

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 31
The legitimacy of the business of business schools: what's the future?
David C. Wilson, Howard Thomas

Volume 7 number 31
Coaching executive teams to reach better decisions
Shlomo Ben-Hur, Nikolas Kinley, Karsten Jonsen

Volume 10 number 31
Character centered leadership: Muhammad (p) as an ethical role model for CEOs
Rafik I. Beekun


Journal of Management History

Winner

Volume 1 number 18
The Hawthorne legacy: A reassessment of the impact of the Hawthorne studies on management scholarship, 1930-1958
Jeffrey Muldoon

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 18
The history of overseas Lebanese entrepreneurs operating worldwide
Zafar U. Ahmed, Philip W. Zgheib, Abdulrahim K. Kowatly, Peter Rhetts

Volume 4 number 18
A modern history of Japanese management thought
Balázs Vaszkun, William M. Tsutsui

Volume 3 number 18
Narrative analysis of Dale Carnegie's How to Stop Worrying and Start Living: Using psychological capital as the analytical framework
Mario Hayek, Milorad M. Novicevic, M. Ronald Buckley, Russell W. Clayton, Foster Roberts


Journal of Managerial Psychology

Winner

Volume 4 number 27
The effect of Hispanic accents on employment decisions
Megumi Hosoda, Lam T. Nguyen, Eugene F. Stone-Romero

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 27
Testing multidimensional models of person-group fit
Jee Young Seong, Amy L. Kristof-Brown

Volume 4 number 27
Moderation of selection procedure validity by employee race
Donald G. Gardner, Diana L. Deadrick

Volume 2 number 27
An examination of traditional versus non-traditional benefits
Lori A. Muse, Lori L. Wadsworth


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 4 number 23
Shop floor manufacturing technology adoption decisions: An application of the theory of planned behavior
Thomas V. Scannell, Roger J. Calantone, Steven A. Melnyk

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 23
Fit manufacturing: a framework for sustainability
Duc T. Pham, Andrew J. Thomas

Volume 8 number 23
A model to determine complexity in supply networks
Markus Gerschberger, Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki, Sebastian Kummer, Franz Staberhofer

Volume 8 number 23
Towards the explanation of goal-oriented and opportunity-based networks of organizations
Jens Eschenbächer, Novica Zarvic


Journal of Modelling in Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 7
Enriching descriptive information in ranking and sorting problems with visualizations techniques
Philippe Nemery, Alessio Ishizaka, Mauricio Camargo, Laure Morel

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 7
Confidence and supply chain disruptions: Insights into managerial decision-making from the perspective of policy
Harri Lorentz, Olli-Pekka Hilmola

Volume 3 number 7
A simulation study of a new rate-and-queue-based active queue management algorithm
Ali Asghar Jomah Adham, Razman Mat Tahar


Journal of Money Laundering Control

Winner

Volume 2 number 15
Changes in methods of freezing funds of terrorist organisations since 9/11: A comparative analysis
Yoram Danziger

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 15
A suitable case for treatment: money laundering and knowledge
Kenneth Murray

Volume 1 number 15
Emerging threats: financial crime in the virtual world
Shima D. Keene

Volume 4 number 15
Towards the effective ASEAN mutual legal assistance in combating money laundering
Chat Le Nguyen


Journal of Organizational Ethnography

Winner

Volume 1 number 1
Ethnography in evolution: adapting to the animal "other" in organizations
Lindsay Hamilton, Nik Taylor

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1
Making organisational ethnography
Tony J. Watson

Volume 1 number 1
Organizational ethnography between toolbox and world-making
Dvora Yanow

Volume 1 number 1
Being there, teleography and The Wire
Martin Parker


Journal of Place Management and Development

Winner

Volume 1 number 5
From "necessary evil" to necessity: stakeholders' involvement in place branding
Mihalis Kavaratzis


Journal of Product & Brand Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 21
Corporate branding and transformational leadership in turbulent times
Hans Ruediger Kaufmann, Demetris Vrontis, Michael Czinkota, Alvin Hadiono

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 21
Consumer reaction to new package design
Gary R. Holmes, Audhesh Paswan

Volume 3 number 21
Individual differences in consumer responses to traditional versus virtual concept testing
Ling Peng, Geng Cui, Chunyu Li

Volume 1 number 21
The role of brand image congruity in Chinese consumers' brand preference
Jing Hu, Xin Liu, Sijun Wang, Zhilin Yang


Journal of Property Investment & Finance

Winner

Volume 2 number 30
The value of sustainability in real estate: a review from a valuation perspective
Georgia Warren-Myers

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 30
Rational expectations?: Developer behaviour and development cycles in the central London office market
Franz Fuerst, Anna-Maija Grandy

Volume 3 number 30
Contaminated properties, trespass, and underground rents
Andy Krause, Ron Throupe, John Kilpatrick, Will Spiess


Journal of Public Mental Health

Winner

Volume 3 number 11
Assessing the health needs of vulnerable children, are the data fit for purpose?
Sian Evans


Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Winner

Volume 2 number 14
New approaches to heuristic processes and entrepreneurial cognition of the market
Simone Guercini

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 14
The entrepreneurial marketing domain: a citation and co-citation analysis
Sascha Kraus, Matthias Filser, Fabian Eggers, Gerald E. Hills, Claes M. Hultman

Volume 2 number 14
Entrepreneurial groups in Ireland and Wales: A preliminary typology of entrepreneurs using a marketing segmentation approach
David John Dowell, Chris Dawson, Nerys Fuller-Love, Benjamin Hopkins


Journal of Risk Finance

Winner

Volume 3 number 13
The merits of pooling claims revisited
Nadine Gatzert, Hato Schmeiser

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 13
Long term versus warm phase, part I: hurricane frequency analysis
Siamak Daneshvaran, Maryam Haji

Volume 4 number 13
Market-consistent embedded value in non-life insurance: how to measure it and why
Dorothea Diers, Martin Eling, Christian Kraus, Andreas Reuß

Volume 1 number 13
Pricing temperature-based weather derivatives in China
Ahmet Göncü


Journal of Service Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 23
EXQ: a multiple-item scale for assessing service experience
Philipp "Phil"

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 23
Waiting for service at the checkout: Negative emotional responses, store image and overall satisfaction
Allard C.R. van Riel, Janjaap Semeijn, Dina Ribbink, Yvette Bomert-Peters

Volume 3 number 23
Customer co-creation in service innovation: a matter of communication?
Anders Gustafsson, Per Kristensson, Lars Witell

Volume 2 number 23
Coping with customer aggression
Ruhama Goussinsky

Volume 5 number 23
Shaping, organizing, and rethinking service innovation: a multidimensional framework
Luis Rubalcaba, Stefan Michel, Jon Sundbo, Stephen W. Brown, Javier Reynoso


Journal of Services Marketing

Winner

Volume 5 number 26
Time-of-day services marketing
Scott G. Dacko

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 26
Frequency of CRM implementation activities: a customer-centric view
Molan Kim, Jeong Eun Park, Alan J. Dubinsky, Seoil Chaiy

Volume 2 number 26
How customer voice contributes to stronger service provider relationships
Russell Lacey

Volume 6 number 26
The impact of unprofitable customer abandonment on current customers' exit, voice, and loyalty intentions: an empirical analysis
Michael Haenlein, Andreas M. Kaplan


Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development

Winner

Volume 1 number 19
Are freelancers a neglected form of small business?
John Kitching, David Smallbone

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 19
The internationalisation of small games development firms: evidence from Poland and Hungary
Isobel Cunningham, Sharon Loane, Pat Ibbotson

Volume 3 number 19
Enterprise and entrepreneurship in English higher education: 2010 and beyond
David Rae, Lynn Martin, Valerie Antcliff, Paul Hannon

Volume 4 number 19
Web 2.0 and micro-businesses: an exploratory investigation
David Barnes, Fintan Clear, Romano Dyerson, G. Harindranath, Lisa Harris, Alan Rae


Journal of Social Marketing

Winner

Volume 1 number 2
Macro-social marketing and social engineering: a systems approach
Ann-Marie Kennedy, Andrew Parsons

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 2
Transformative social marketing: co-creating the social marketing discipline and brand
R. Craig Lefebvre

Volume 3 number 2
Some reasonable but uncomfortable questions about social marketing
Fiona Spotswood, Jeff French, Alan Tapp, Martine Stead


Journal of Strategy and Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 5
Leadership practices that encourage strategic thinking
Ellen F. Goldman

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 5
Small retailer strategies for battling the big boxes: a "Goliath" victory?
Craig E. Armstrong

Volume 1 number 5
Modelling bi-directional research: a fresh approach to stakeholder theory
Kevin Money, Carola Hillenbrand, Ian Hunter, Arthur G. Money

Volume 1 number 5
Knowledge management and organisational resilience: Organisational innovation as a mediator in Uganda parastatals
Samuel Mafabi, John Munene, Joseph Ntayi


Journal of Workplace Learning

Winner

Volume 1 number 24
Combating learning
Anu Järvensivu, Pasi Koski

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 24
Not learning in the workplace: austerity and the shattering of illusio in public service work
Helen Colley

Volume 6 number 24
Integrating research-based and practice-based knowledge through workplace reflection
Per Nilsen, Gunilla Nordström, Per-Erik Ellström


Leadership in Health Services

Winner

Volume 1 number 25
The development of a comprehensive community health center in a rural community: A qualitative case study
Jill N. Peltzer, Cynthia S. Teel

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 25
Middle managers on the slide
Eric D. Carlström

Volume 3 number 25
A rapid matrix mentoring pilot: A contribution to creating competent and engaged healthcare leaders
Sherry Finney, Judy MacDougall, Mary Lou O'Neill

Volume 4 number 25
Risk management and cost reduction of cancer drugs using Lean Six Sigma tools
Andrea Chiarini


Library Hi Tech

Winner

Volume 1 number 30
Invisible institutional repositories: Addressing the low indexing ratios of IRs in Google Scholar
Kenning Arlitsch, Patrick S. O'Brien

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 30
Libraries, languages of description, and linked data: a Dublin Core perspective
Thomas Baker

Volume 2 number 30
Towards an understanding of the participatory library
Linh Cuong Nguyen, Helen Partridge, Sylvia L. Edwards

Volume 4 number 30
The first 30 years of the internet through the lens of an academic library: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982-2012
Beth Sandore Namachchivaya


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 7 number 61
Big deal and long tail: e-journal usage and subscriptions
Joachim Schöpfel, Claire Leduc

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 61
Pinning down a novel: characteristics of literary works as perceived by readers
Alenka Šauperl

Volume 8 number 61
Baby boomers, their elders and the public library
Mary F. Cavanagh, Wendy Robbins

Volume 3 number 61
Plugging the "whole": librarians as interdisciplinary facilitators
Jeffrey A. Knapp


Management Decision

Winner

Volume 5 number 50
Entrepreneurship as connecting: some implications for theorising and practice
Alistair R. Anderson, Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd, Sarah L. Jack

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 50
The new logic in building isomorphic theory of management decision realities
Arch G. Woodside, Eunju Ko, Tzung-Cheng (T.C.) Huan

Volume 5 number 50
Entrepreneurship research
David Audretsch

Volume 5 number 50
Talent management decision making
Vlad Vaiman, Hugh Scullion, David Collings


Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 3 number 23
Renewable energy in the Pacific Island countries: resources, policies and issues
Anirudh Singh

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 23
Observations on groundwater-surface water interactions at River Vantaa, Finland
Kirsti Korkka-Niemi, Anna-Liisa Kivimäki and Kirsti Lahti, Maria Nygård, Anne Rautio, Veli-Pekka Salonen and Petri Pellikka

Volume 5 number 23
A proposed decision-making framework for a national infiltration SuDS map
Rachel A. Dearden, Simon J. Price

Volume 5 number 23
A review of energy efficiency policy and measures for industries in Latvia
Liga Ozolina, Marika Ros?a


Management Research Review

Winner

Volume 7 number 35
Is telework effective for organizations?: A meta-analysis of empirical research on perceptions of telework and organizational outcomes
Brittany Harker Martin, Rhiannon MacDonnell

Highly commended

Volume 9 number 35
Are social media replacing traditional media in terms of brand equity creation?
Manfred Bruhn, Verena Schoenmueller, Daniela B. Schäfer

Volume 2 number 35
Capital structure theory and new technology firms: is there a match?
Susan Coleman, Alicia Robb

Volume 2 number 35
Investigating reverse causality between human resource management policies and organizational performance in small firms
Anastasia A. Katou


Management Research: The Journal of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 10
Bad for practice?: Reconciling alternative views on managerial attitudes and their impact on organizational performance
Sergio Lazzarini, Gazi Islam, Luiz Mesquita

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 10
Why do some companies adopt advanced management systems? The Spanish case
Carmen Garcia-Olaverri, Emilio Huerta

Volume 2 number 10
Environmental human resource management and competitive advantage
Eva Carmona-Moreno, José Céspedes-Lorente, Javier Martinez-del-Rio


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 8 number 27
From legitimacy by character to legitimacy by image: Ethics and accounting practices in New Zealand
Keith Hooper, Gina Xu

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 27
Governance characteristics and role effectiveness of audit committees
Akeel M. Lary, Dennis W. Taylor

Volume 5 number 27
Client satisfaction and usefulness to external stakeholders from an audit client perspective
Peter Öhman, Einar Häckner, Dag Sörbom


Managing Service Quality

Winner

Volume 5 number 22
Using a business game concept to enhance servitization: a longitudinal case study
Teemu Laine, Jari Paranko, Petri Suomala

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 22
Self-service technology complaint channel choice: Exploring consumers' motives
Nichola Robertson

Volume 2 number 22
Service environment, provider mood, and provider-customer interaction
Kendra Fowler, Eileen Bridges

Volume 3 number 22
Organizational adoption of new service development tools
Dayu Jin, Kah-Hin Chai, Kay-Chuan Tan


Mental Health and Social Inclusion

Winner

Volume 3 number 16
The philosophy of greencare: why it matters for our mental health
Rex Haigh

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 16
Employment - hope and reality
Alex Williams

Volume 3 number 16
Flying high - using trapeze to promote recovery, employment and social inclusion
Joanne Rixom

Volume 3 number 16
Remarkable lives: Peter Bullimore in conversation with Jerome Carson
Peter Bullimore, Jerome Carson


Mental Health Review Journal

Winner

Volume 3 number 17
Engaging clients with personality disorder in treatment
Mary Jinks, Mary McMurran, Nick Huband

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 17
Mental Health Commissions of Different Sub-species: can they effectively propagate mental health service reform? Provisional taxonomy and trajectories
Alan Rosen

Volume 2 number 17
Resolving a difference between cognitive therapy and rational emotive behaviour therapy: towards the development of an integrated CBT model of psychopathology
Philip Hyland, Daniel Boduszek


Multinational Business Review

Winner

Volume 4 number 20
The international performance of standardizing and customizing Spanish firms: The M curve relationships
Paloma Almodóvar

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 20
An internalization theory rationale for MNE regional strategy
Alain Verbeke, Liena Kano

Volume 2 number 20
The economic theory of international business: a supply chain perspective
Mark Casson, Nigel Wadeson


New Library World

Winner

Volume 7 number 113
Staffless libraries - recent Danish public library experiences
Carl Gustav Johannsen

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 113
Emergent digital services in public libraries: a domain study
David McMenemy

Volume 7 number 113
Social media at the university: a demographic comparison
Alice B. Ruleman


Nutrition & Food Science

Winner

Volume 3 number 42
Healthy diets for preventing or delaying bone loss during adulthood
John J.B. Anderson

Highly commended

Volume 5 number 42
The food environment in leisure centres and health clubs: how appropriate is it for children?
Magdalena Nowak, Yvonne Jeanes, Sue Reeves

Volume 3 number 42
Steps towards an organic professional kitchen
Irma Tikkanen

Volume 5 number 42
Healthcare foodservice workers' knowledge of the dysphagia diet
Charles C. Broz


OCLC Systems & Services

Winner

Volume 1 number 28
Matching music: clustering versus distinguishing records in a large database
Gail Thornburg, W. Michael Oskins

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 28
Creating a digital library of three-dimensional objects in CONTENTdm
Maura Valentino, Brian Shults

Volume 1 number 28
Improving access to digital music through content-based analysis
Juan Pablo Bello, Kent Underwood

Volume 1 number 28
Digital preservation and access strategies for musical heritage: the Swiss RISM experience
Laurent Pugin, Andrew Hankinson, Ichiro Fujinaga


Online Information Review

Winner

Volume 1 number 36
Internet search tactics
Alastair G. Smith

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 36
Predictors of high-quality answers
Mohan John Blooma, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Alton Yeow-Kuan Chua

Volume 4 number 36
Twitter use by three political leaders: an exploratory analysis
Noa Aharony

Volume 5 number 36
The sustainability and stabilization of tag vocabulary in CiteULike: An empirical study of collaborative tagging
Jin Ma


Pacific Accounting Review

Winner

Volume 2 number 24
Performance management system effectiveness in Australian local government
Kevin Baird, Herbert Schoch, Qi (James) Chen

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 24
Reporting incentives for accounting conservatism, evidence from asset and equity tunnelling
Yuying Xie, Liu Zheng, H.L. Amy Lau

Volume 1 number 24
Ethics and experiments in accounting: A contribution to the debate on measuring ethical behaviour
Kevin Holmes, Lisa Marriott, John Randal


Performance Measurement and Metrics

Winner

Volume 2 number 13
What business are we in? Value added services, core business and national library performance
Judith Broady-Preston, Wendy Swain

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 13
Can we quantify the library's influence? Creating an ISO standard for impact assessment
Roswitha Poll

Volume 3 number 13
Web-tutorials in context: affordances and usability perspectives
Haakon Lund, Niels Ole Pors


Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management

Winner

Volume 2 number 35
The effects of gun possession arrests made by a proactive police patrol unit
William Wells, Yan Zhang, Jihong Zhao

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 35
Police accreditation and clearance rates
William M. Doerner, William G. Doerner

Volume 2 number 35
Organizational justice and organizational commitment among South Korean police officers: An investigation of job satisfaction as a mediator
Matthew S. Crow, Chang-Bae Lee, Jae-Jin Joo

Volume 4 number 35
"Catch and release": Predicting encounter and victim release location choice in serial rape events
Ashley Hewitt, Eric Beauregard, Garth Davies


Program: electronic library and information systems

Winner

Volume 2 number 46
DBpedia and the live extraction of structured data from Wikipedia
Mohamed Morsey, Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Claus Stadler, Sebastian Hellmann

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 46
Tweeting the friendly skies: Investigating information exchange among Twitter users about airlines
Nirupama Dharmavaram Sreenivasan, Chei Sian Lee, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh

Volume 2 number 46
Second Life in the library: an empirical study of new users' experiences
Christopher Peter Clarke

Volume 3 number 46
Resolving controlled vocabulary in DITA markup: a case example in agroforestry
Thomas Zschocke


Property Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 30
Building maintenance strategies: planning under uncertainty
Hans Lind, Henry Muyingo

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 30
Measuring the impact of higher density housing development
Valerie Kupke, Peter Rossini, Stanley McGreal


Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management

Winner

Volume 3 number 9
Research paradigms, theoretical pluralism and the practical relevance of management accounting knowledge
Jeltje van der Meer-Kooistra, Ed Vosselman

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 9
Beyond rationalisations: improving interview data quality
Jenny Condie

Volume 2 number 9
Intra-organisational management accounting for inter-organisational control during negotiation processes
Morten Jakobsen

Volume 3 number 9
Some proposals for impactful management control research
Will Seal


Qualitative Research in Financial Markets

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
The 2008 auction rate securities market collapse and US nonprofit health systems
Louis J. Stewart, Pamela C. Smith

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 4
The influence of affect on stock price volatility: new theory and evidence
Robert A. Olsen


Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 7
Lessons from photoelicitation: encouraging working men to speak
Natasha Slutskaya, Alexander Simpson, Jason Hughes

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 7
Online exchanges among cancer patients and caregivers: Constructing and sharing health knowledge about time
Guendalina Graffigna, Chiara Libreri, Claudio Bosio

Volume 2 number 7
Looking desperately for courage or how to study a polysemic concept
Michelle Harbour, Veronika Kisfalvi


Rapid Prototyping Journal

Winner

Volume 2 number 18
Integrating stereolithography and direct print technologies for 3D structural electronics fabrication
Amit Joe Lopes, Eric MacDonald, Ryan B. Wicker

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 18
Relating additive and subtractive processes in a teleological and modular approach
Victoria Townsend, Jill Urbanic


Records Management Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 22
Understanding functions: an organizational culture perspective
Fiorella Foscarini

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 22
A comparative case study on metadata schemes at Swedish governmental agencies
Nils Troselius, Anneli Sundqvist

Volume 1 number 22
Paradigm shifts in recordkeeping responsibilities: implications for ISO 15489's implementation
Pauline Joseph, Shelda Debowski, Peter Goldschmidt

Volume 3 number 22
Information and records management: A precondition for a well functioning quality management system
Johanna Gunnlaugsdottir


Reference Services Review

Winner

Volume 1 number 40
Demystifying the data interview: Developing a foundation for reference librarians to talk with researchers about their data
Jake Carlson

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 40
Digital games in academic libraries: a review of games and suggested best practices
Mary J. Snyder Broussard

Volume 2 number 40
Libraries atwitter: trends in academic library tweeting
Darcy Del Bosque, Sam A. Leif, Susie Skarl


Review of Accounting and Finance

Winner

Volume 4 number 11
Assessing earnings management flexibility
Hiu Lam Choy

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 11
Impact of cash holdings and ownership concentration on firm valuation: Empirical evidence from Australia
Rashid Ameer

Volume 3 number 11
A note on US institutional equity flows to Brazil
Joseph J. French, Wei-Xuan Li

Volume 3 number 11
CEO compensation and strategic expenses: penalizing, shielding or rewarding?
Guy D. Fernando, Qiao Xu


Review of Behavioral Finance

Winner

Volume 1 number 4
Overconfidence and debiasing in the financial industry
Markku Kaustia, Milla Perttula


Safer Communities

Winner

Volume 1 number 11
From the criminal crowd to the "mediated crowd": the impact of social media on the 2011 English riots
Stephanie Alice Baker

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 11
Disaffected communities, riots and policing: Manchester 1981 and 2011
Neil Wain, Peter Joyce

Volume 4 number 11
The violent gang and the construction of masculinity amongst socially excluded young men
Adam Baird


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 2 number 32
Nanostructured material sensor processing using microfabrication techniques
Gary Hunter, Randy Vander Wal, Laura Evans, Jennifer Xu, Gordon Berger, Michael Kullis, Azlin Biaggi-Labiosa

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 32
Fiber optic displacement sensor for micro-thickness measurement
H. Ahmad, M. Yasin, K. Thambiratnam, S.W. Harun

Volume 4 number 32
Design and fabrication of a thin and soft tactile force sensor array based on conductive rubber
Xuefeng Zhang, Yulong Zhao, Xuelei Zhang

Volume 4 number 32
A pressure mapping imaging device based on electrical impedance tomography of conductive fabrics
A. Yao, M. Soleimani


Social Responsibility Journal

Winner

Volume 4 number 8
International initiatives influence on local government sustainability web-disclosures
Corina Joseph, Ross Taplin

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 8
Perceptions of corporate social responsibility in Kazakhstan
Yelena Smirnova

Volume 3 number 8
Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: a narrative-inductive approach
Musa Obalola, Ismail Adelopo

Volume 1 number 8
Perceptions of corporate social responsibility amongst immigrant entrepreneurs
Fara Azmat, Ambika Zutshi


Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

Winner

Volume 3 number 24
Three-dimensional thermal investigations at board level in a reflow oven using thermal-coupling method
Chun-Sean Lau, M.Z. Abdullah, F. Che Ani

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 24
Thermo-mechanical behaviour of DBC substrate assemblies subject to soldering fabrication processes
Duncan Camilleri

Volume 4 number 24
Effect of Pr on properties and Sn whisker growth of Sn-9Zn-xPr solder
Peng Xue, Songbai Xue, Yifu Shen, Zhengxiang Xiao, Hong Zhu, Weimin Long, Xinquan Yu


South Asian Journal of Global Business Research

Winner

Volume 2 number 1
Financial integration in selected South Asian countries
Anil Perera, J. Wickramanayake

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1
Market concentration and pricing behaviour of Sri Lankan banks
Shrimal Perera, Michael Skully, My Nguyen

Volume 1 number 1
Great (transformational) leadership=charisma+vision
Naresh Khatri, Klaus J. Templer, Pawan S. Budhwar


Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

Winner

Volume 5 number 17
Conducting content-analysis based literature reviews in supply chain management
Stefan Seuring, Stefan Gold

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 17
Sustainable supply chain management across the UK private sector
Helen Walker, Neil Jones

Volume 3 number 17
The influence of supply chain management competency on customer satisfaction and shareholder value
Alexander Ellinger, Hyunju Shin, William Magnus Northington, Frank G. Adams, Debra Hofman, Kevin O'Marah

Volume 6 number 17
The value of upstream recognition of goals in supply chains
Marian Oosterhuis, Taco van der Vaart, Eric Molleman


Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal

Winner

Volume 1 number 3
A framework for practical and effective eco-labelling of food products
John Tzilivakis, Andrew Green, Doug Warner, Kate McGeevor, Kathy Lewis

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 3
Sustainable plant oil production for aviation fuels: Assessment challenges and consequences for new feedstock concepts
Florian Lüdeke-Freund, David Walmsley, Mirco Plath, Jan Wreesmann, Alexandra-Maria Klein

Volume 2 number 3
Regulating for rights and sustainability: biofuel in Malaysia
Ken McPhail, Tengku Farrah Maimunah

Volume 2 number 3
Measuring the (un-)sustainability of industrial biomass production and use
Roger L. Burritt, Stefan Schaltegger


Team Performance Management

Winner

Volume 1 number 18
The impact of organizational culture on the relationship between shared leadership and team proactivity
Hakan Erkutlu

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 18
Organizational change capacity and composition of management teams: A visualization of how personality traits may restrain team adaptability
Jan Ketil Arnulf

Volume 5 number 18
The importance of team processes for different team types
Christopher Honts, Matthew Prewett, John Rahael, Michael Grossenbacher

Volume 3 number 18
Empowering the project team: impact of leadership style and team context
Martin Morgan Tuuli, Steve Rowlinson, Richard Fellows, Anita M.M. Liu


The British Journal of Forensic Practice

Winner

Volume 4 number 14
Calibrating risk for violent political extremists and terrorists: the VERA 2 structured assessment
D. Elaine Pressman, John Flockton

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 14
Self-determination in rehabilitation: a qualitative case study of three young offenders on community orders
Lynne Millward, Sarah Senker


The TQM Journal

Winner

Volume 6 number 24
The impact of the recent banking crisis on customer loyalty in the banking sector: Developing versus developed countries
Lukasz Skowron, Kai Kristensen

Highly commended

Volume 4 number 24
Management responsibility for human errors
Jan M. Myszewski

Volume 1 number 24
Approach for measuring health-related quality management
Yvonne Lagrosen, Ingela Bäckström, Håkan Wiklund

Volume 1 number 24
A case study: Application of Six Sigma methodology in a small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprise
Prabhakar Kaushik, Dinesh Khanduja, Kapil Mittal, Pawan Jaglan


Tizard Learning Disability Review

Winner

Volume 4 number 17
Almost invisible - providing subtle support in community settings
Peter Bates, Kathy Hardwick, Katie Sanderson, Raschel Sanghera, Jeannie Clough

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 17
Love is simply not enough
Caroline Tomlinson

Volume 2 number 17
Participatory research with men with learning disability: informed consent
Tina Cook, Pamela Inglis


Training & Management Development Methods

Winner

Volume 5 number 26
Section One: Aligning learning and business results: a case study of Emerald Academy

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 26
Creating a consistent and sustainable customer experience in retail networks
Nick Drake-Knight

Volume 2 number 26
The development and validation of the Civilian Leader Improvement Battery (CLIMB): a web-based leader-assessment tool
J Peter Leeds and Murray Mack

Volume 1 number 26
How Eversheds uses learning technologies to nurture talent.
Laura Overton


Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy

Winner

Volume 1 number 6
Resource sharing using UICDS™ framework for incident management
Basit Shafiq, Soon Ae Chun, Vijay Atluri, Jaideep Vaidya, Ghulam Nabi

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 6
Perceptions of information system success in the public sector: Webmasters at the steering wheel?
Hanne Sørum, Rony Medaglia, Kim Normann Andersen, Murray Scott, William DeLone

Volume 4 number 6
Towards a new architecture for teacher professional development in South Sudan
Tom Power

Volume 2 number 6
Assessing local partnerships: an organisational perspective
Maddalena Sorrentino, Massimo Simonetta


VINE

Winner

Volume 2 number 42
Effects of interpersonal trust, team leader support, rewards, and knowledge sharing mechanisms on knowledge sharing in project teams
Vathsala Wickramasinghe, Ruvini Widyaratne


Working with Older People

Winner

Volume 4 number 16
Rethinking a framework for dementia 2: a new model of care
Edana Minghella, Kate Schneider

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 16
Have you been down to the woods today?
Neil Mapes

Volume 2 number 16
Person centred dementia care: problems and possibilities
Elaine Argyle

Volume 2 number 16
The security for Chinese older people in urban-rural one-child families
Guojun Wang, Xing Su, Alan Hatton-Yeo


World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development

Winner

Volume 1 number 8
An ecological analysis of four competing approaches to sustainability development: Integration of industrial ecology and ecological anthropology literature
Seleshi Sisaye

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 8
Female labour force participation: the case of Trinidad and Tobago
Karen Anne Roopnarine, Dindial Ramrattan

Volume 1 number 8
Integrating corporate sustainability and strategy for business performance
Vikram P. Murthy

Volume 1 number 8
Analysing the impact of green marketing strategies on consumer purchasing patterns in Mauritius
Thanika Devi Juwaheer, Sharmila Pudaruth, Marie Monique Emmanuelle Noyaux


World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development

Winner

Volume 4 number 9
Identifying, developing, and moving sustainable communities through renewable energy
Andrea Santiago, Fernando Roxas

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 9
Availability and use status of plant genetic diversities from forests for food, nutrition and livelihood security: A case from Chepang tribal communities of Nepal
Bed Prasad Khatiwada, Bhim Chaulgain, Surendra Osti


Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes

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Volume 2 number 4
Financial challenges in the Indian hospitality industry
Gunjan M. Sanjeev, Kanika Gupta, Rumki Bandyopadhyay

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 4
Crime, criminal activity and tourism performance: issues from the Caribbean
Nikolaos Karagiannis, Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi

Volume 3 number 4
Pub food: surveys of customer demand and pub provision
Fabien Maréchal

Volume 5 number 4
Risk identification and analysis in the hospitality industry: Practitioners' perspectives from India
Sonia Bharwani, David Mathews


Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers

Winner

Volume 3 number 13
"BeTween two worlds": critically exploring marketing segmentation and liminal consumers
Kevina Cody


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