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Outstanding Paper Awards 2007


Awards for Excellence

Outstanding papers – Accounting, finance & legal

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
Volume 19 number 1
Mediating between colonizer and colonized in the American empire: accounting for government moneys in the Philippines
Maria Cadiz Dyball (Macquarie University, Australia)
Wai Fong Chua (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Chris Poullaos (University of Sydney, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 3 
Theorising accountability for NGO advocacy
by Jeffrey Unerman and Brendan O'Dwyer

Volume 19 number 6 
Social, environmental and sustainability reporting and organisational value creation: Whose value? Whose creation?
by Rob Gray

International Journal of Managerial Finance (joint winner)
Volume 2 number 1
When does single-source versus multiple-source lending matter?
Christian Koziol (University of Mannheim, Germany)

International Journal of Managerial Finance (joint winner)
Volume 2 number 3
Effects of the method of payment and the mode of acquisition on performance and risk metrics
Sema Dube (State University of New York, USA)
John L. Glascock (University of Cambridge, UK)

Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change
Volume 2 number 2
Efficiency seeking behaviour in changing management control in interfirm transactional relationships: an extended transaction cost economics perspective
Ed Vosselman (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Jeltje van der Meer-Kooistra (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1 
Motivation for activity-based costing implementation: administrative and institutional influences
by Adebayo Agbejule

Volume 2 number 3 
Evaluating management accounting change according to the institutional theory approach: a case study of a Brazilian bank
by Reinaldo Guerreiro, Carlos Alberto Pereira and Fàbio Frezatti

Volume 2 number 3  
Interfunctional cooperation in progressing accounting for brands: the case for brand management accounting
by Robin Roslender and Susan J. Hart

Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
Volume 14 number 3
Product innovation and consumer choice in the UK financial services industry
Laura A. Costanzo (University of Surrey, UK)
John K. Ashton (University of East Anglia, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 1 
Banking supervision in a smaller financial centre – problems and recipes for success
by Michael Foot

Volume 14 number 1 
FSA enforcement process review
by Richard Burger

Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting
Volume 10 number 1
Employee wellness as intellectual capital: an accounting perspective
Robin Roslender (Heriot-Watt University, UK)
Joanna Stevenson (University of Stirling, UK)
Howard Kahn (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 2 
Content analysis of social, environmental reporting: what is new?
by James Guthrie and Indra Abeysekera

Volume 10 number 3 
Reporting organisational performance in managing human resources: intellectual capital or stakeholder perspectives?
by Suresh Cuganesan

Volume 10 number 3
The value of job security: a lower-bound estimate from a human capital perspective
by Patrice Gélinas

Journal of Investment Compliance
Volume 7 number 2
Mutual funds under fire: reform initiatives
Thomas R. Smith Jr (Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, New York, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 1 
The new supervisory rules regime: a practical look at areas of exposure for broker-dealers and senior personnel
by Bruce Hiler, Thomas Kuczajda and Aseel Rabie

Volume 7 number 4 
Recent developments in hedge fund enforcement and regulation by the SEC under the leadership of Chairman Cox suggest that he may not be the free market advocate everyone once thought he was
by Nicolas Morgan, Edward Totino and Perrie Weiner

Volume 7 number 4  
Updates on the corporate attorney-client privilege
by David M. Brodsky

Journal of Risk Finance
Volume 7 number 2
Empirical study of value-at-risk and expected shortfall models with heavy tails
Fotios C. Harmantzis,
Linyan Miao and
Yifan Chien (Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 1 
Granting non-tradable stock options: the opportunity costs for shareholders and employees
by Michele Moretto and Giampaolo Rossini

Volume 7 number 2 
Application of spectral and ARIMA analysis to combined-ratio patterns
by Emilio C. Venezian and Chao-Chun Leng

Volume 7 number 2  
The use of spectral analysis in insurance cycle research
by Emilio C. Venezian

Managerial Auditing Journal
Volume 21 number 1
The implications of merger for market share, audit pricing and non-audit fee income: the case of PricewaterhouseCoopers
C.K.M. Pong and
S. Burnett (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 1 
Are the audit committee reports disclosing enough after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act? A study of NYSE companies
by Ganesh M. Pandit, Vijaya Subrahmanyam and Grace M. Conway

Volume 21 number 1 
The use of internal audit by Australian companies
by Jenny Goodwin-Stewart and Pamela Kent

Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management
Volume 3 number 1
Detecting behavioural patterns of Dutch controller graduates through interpretive interactionism principles
Ivo De Loo,
Peter Nederlof and  
Bernard Verstegen (Open University of The Netherlands)

Highly commended

Volume 3 number 2 
Institutional theories in management accounting change: contributions, issues and paths for development
by João A. Ribeiro and Robert W. Scapens

Volume 3 number 3 
The use of a research diary as a tool for reflexive practice: some reflections from management research
by Sara Nadin and Catherine Cassell

Review of Accounting and Finance
Volume 5 number 4
Sensitivity of executive wealth to stock price, corporate governance and earnings management
Margaret Weber (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

Studies in Economics and Finance
Volume 23 number 2
Do what insiders do: abnormal performances after the release of insiders' relevant transactions
Emanuele Bajo and
Barbara Petracci (University of Bologna, Italy)

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 1 
An empirical model of choice of one-time corporate cash disbursement methods
by Steven B. Caudill, Carl D. Hudson, Beverly B. Marshall
and Anastasia Roumantzi

Volume 23 number 2 
Idiosyncratic volatility and security returns: evidence from Germany and United Kingdom
by Michael E. Drew, Mirela Malin, Tony Naughton
and Madhu Veeraraghavan

Volume 23 number 3  
The abnormal performance of UK utility privatisations
by Simon Stevenson

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Outstanding papers – Advanced automation 

Assembly Automation
Volume 26 number 4
The role of key characteristics in the design of mechanical assemblies
Daniel E. Whitney (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 3 
Wireless ethernet for industrial applications
by Richard Piggin and David Brandt

Volume 26 number 3 
Blades for feeding 3D parts on vibratory tracks
by Onno C. Goemans, Ken Goldberg and A. Frank van der Stappen

Volume 26 number 4  
A lean route to manufacturing survival
by Andrew Lee-Mortimer

Industrial Robot: An International Journal
Volume 33 number 6
Integrated teleoperation and automation for nuclear facility cleanup
Chetan Kapoor and
Delbert Tesar (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 2 
The harmonious robot
by Brian Rooks

Volume 33 number 3 
Lessons learned from a novel teleoperation testbed
by Brian P. DeJong, Eric L. Faulring, J. Edward Colgate, Michael A. Peshkin, Hyosig Kang, Young S. Park and Thomas F. Ewing

Volume 33 number 4  
On the development of a modular external-pipe crawling omni-directional mobile robot
by P. Chatzakos, Y.P. Markopoulos, K. Hrissagis and A. Khalid

Volume 33 number 6 
Automated robot programming based on sensor fusion
by Hui Zhang, Heping Chen and Ning Xi

Rapid Prototyping Journal
Volume 12 number 3
Mesoscale RF relay enabled by integrated rapid manufacturing
J.A. Palmer,
B. Jokiel,
C.D. Nordquist, 
B.A. Kast and
C.J. Atwood (University of New Mexico, USA)
E. Grant and 
F.J. Livingston (North Carolina State University, USA)
F. Medina and
R.B. Wicker (University of Texas, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 2 
Investigation of the mechanical properties and porosity relationships in fused deposition modelling-fabricated porous structures
by Ker Chin Ang, Kah Fai Leong, Chee Kai Chua and Margam Chandrasekaran

Volume 12 number 3 
Application of fused deposition in controlled microstructure metal-ceramic composites
by Amit Bandyopadhyay, Kakoli Das, Jeff Marusich and Seyi Onagoruwa

Volume 12 number 4  
Custom fabrication of a composite hemi-knee joint based on rapid prototyping
by Jiankang He, Dichen Li, Bingheng Lu, Zhen Wang and Tao Zhang

Sensor Review
Volume 26 number 4
Computer vision technology for agricultural robotics
A. Milella,
G. Reina and
M. Foglia (Politecnico of Bari, Italy)

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 1 
Microfabrication influence on the behavior of capacitive type MEMS sensors and actuators
by Muthukumaran Packirisamy

Volume 26 number 2 
A vision-based system for inspecting painted slates
by Ovidiu Ghita, Tim Carew and Paul Whelan

Volume 26 number 3  
Micromachined high sensitivity thermal inclinometer
by Courteaud Johann, Combette Philippe and Giani Alain

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Outstanding papers – Computational mathematics 

Engineering Computations
Volume 23 number 4
Homogenization and inverse homogenization for 3D composites of complex architecture
Grant Steven (Strand7 Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia)

International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow
Volume 16 number 5
A finite element model of the squeeze casting process
Roland W. Lewis,
Eligiusz W. Postek
Zhiqiang Han and
David T. Gethin (University of Wales Swansea, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 4 
Numerical simulations of three-dimensional transitional compressible flows in turbomachinery cascades
by P. De Palma

Volume 16 number 2 
Lattice-BGK simulation of steady flow through vascular tubes with double constrictions
by Haibo Huang, T.S. Lee and C. Shu

Top

Outstanding papers – Economics & Social Policy 

Humanomics
Volume 22 number 1
Does the Islamic financial system design matter?
Abdul Ghafar b. Ismail and
Ismail b. Ahmad (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

International Journal of Manpower
Volume 27 number 2
Perceived income, promotion and incentive effects
Gil S. Epstein (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
Melanie E. Ward (IZA, Bonn, Germany)

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 3
Entrepreneurial ventures and wage differentials between Germans and immigrants 
by Amelie Constant and Yochanan Shachmurove

International Journal of Social Economics
Volume 33 number 1
Which policies effectively enable smoking cessation? Evidence from the European Union
Joan Costa and
Elias Mossialos (London School of Economics, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 33 number 5/6 
Corporate social responsibility: the 3C-SR model
by John Meehan, Karon Meehan and Adam Richards

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Volume 26 number 9/10
Shades of grey in the informal economy
Trevor Jones and
Monder Ram (De Montfort University, UK)
Paul Edwards (Warwick Business School, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 3/4 
Confronting the "corporate citizen": shaping the discourse of corporate social responsibility
by Jon Burchell and Joanne Cook

Volume 26 number 9/10 
Rumour, migrants, and the informal economies of Naples, Italy
by Nicholas Harney

Volume 26 number 9/10  
The socioeconomic power of social capital: a double test of Putnam's civic society argument
by Gunnar Svendsen and Jens F.L. Sørensen

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Outstanding papers – Education management 

International Journal of Educational Management
Volume 20 number 3
Building social capital through the use of an appreciative inquiry theoretical perspective in a school and university partnership
Raymond L. Calabrese (Wichita State University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 2 
Learning from tacit knowledge: the impact of the internship
by Teresa A. Wasonga and John F. Murphy

Volume 20 number 6 
An enlightened use of educational monitoring for Greece
by Panayota Korilaki

International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Volume 7 number 2
Going "out there": learning about sustainability in place
Amaya Alvarez and
Judy Rogers (RMIT University, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 2 
Sustainability in the education of industrial designers: the case for Australia
by Mariano Ramirez

Volume 7 number 4 
The implementation of environmental management towards sustainable universities and education for sustainable development as an ethical imperative
by Angelo Nicolaides

Volume 7 number 4  
Addressing the challenges of mainstreaming education for sustainable development in higher education
by Lorna Down

Journal of Educational Administration
Volume 44 number 2
Ethical dilemmas: the "bread and butter" of educational leaders' lives
Neil Cranston (University of Queensland, Australia)
Lisa C. Ehrich (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Megan Kimber (University of Queensland, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 44 number 3 
Toward a framework for preparing leaders for social justice
by Colleen A. Capper, George Theoharis and James Sebastian

Quality Assurance in Education
Volume 14 number 3
The desired teaching qualities of lecturers in higher education: a means end analysis
Roediger Voss (University of Education Ludwigsburg, Germany)
Thorsten Gruber (Birmingham Business School, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 1 
Measurement of productivity and quality in non-marketable services: with application to schools
by R. Färe, S. Grosskopf, F.R. Forsund, K. Hayes and A. Heshmati

Volume 14 number 1  
Educational development centres: from educational to organisational development?
by Anton Havnes and Bjørn Stensaker

Volume 14 number 3 
Raising school attendance: a case study of good practice in monitoring and raising standards
by Ken Reid

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Outstanding papers – Electronics manufacture and packaging 

Circuit World
Volume 32 number 3
Experiences with peel strength
Rudolf Wiechmann (Gould Electronics GmbH, Eichstetten, Germany)

Highly commended

Volume 32 number 4 
New technologies for a sustainable printed circuit board manufacturing process
by Narinder Bains, Kate Geraghty and Martin Goosey

Soldering & Surface Mount Technology
Volume 18 number 1
Roles of imposed cyclic strain amplitude and cyclic strain rate on the stress relaxation behaviour of pre-strained eutectic Sn-3.5Ag solder joints
H. Rhee and
K.N. Subramanian (Michigan State University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 4 
The effect of reflow profile on SnPb and SnAgCu solder joint shear strength
by Jianbiao Pan, Brian J. Toleno, Tzu-Chien Chou and Wesley J. Dee

Volume 18 number 2 
Intermetallic compound formation and diffusion path evolution in eutectic tin-lead flip chip solder bumps after aging
by Li-Yin Hsiao and Jenq-Gong Duh

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Outstanding papers – Health care management

Clinical Governance: An International Journal
Volume 11 number 1
The Essence of Care in clinical governance
John Badham and
Debbie Wall (NHS Clinical Governance Support Team, Leicester, UK)
Maria Sinfield (Cheshire and Merseyside SHA, Warrington, UK)
John Lancaster (NHS Clinical Governance Support Team, Leicester, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 02 
Differentiating between research, audit and quality improvement: governance implications
by Sarah L. Hill and Neil Small

Volume 11 number 3 
Learning from regulatory interventions in healthcare: The Commission for Health Improvement and its clinical governance review process
by L.A. Benson, A. Boyd and K. Walshe

Volume 11 number 4  
Emerging risks in out-of-hours primary care services
by Julie Price, Jonathan Haslam and Jane Cowan

Health Education
Volume 106 number 6
How children from disadvantaged areas keep safe
Katrina M. Turner (University of Bristol, UK)
Malcolm Hill (University of Glasgow, UK)
Anne Stafford (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Moira Walker (University of Stirling, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 106 number 3 
Promoting the health and wellbeing of young Black men using community-based drama
by Martin Kemp

Volume 106 number 4 
Health promotion and complementary medicine: the extent and future of professional collaboration and integration
by Faith Hill

Volume 106 number 5  
Mental health promotion through supported further education: the value of Antonovsky's salutogenic model of health
by Ian Morrison and Stephen M. Clift

International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance
Volume 19 number 5
"Personal excellence" as a value for health professionals: a patient's perspective
Sean Brophy (Management Consultant, Dublin, Ireland)

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 2 
Clinical practice guidelines: a critical review
by Keng Boon Harold Tan

Volume 19 number 4 
Using the balanced scorecard to measure Chinese and Japanese hospital performance
by Xiao-yun Chen, Kazunobu Yamauchi, Ken Kato, Akio Nishimura and Katuski Ito

Volume 19 number 7  
Using appreciative inquiry to initiate a managed clinical network for children's liver disease in the UK
by Alastair Baker and Margaret Wright

Journal of Health Organization and Management
Volume 20 number 4
A somewhat unorthodox explanation for the rise and fall of physician practice management companies: the application of Gaia theory
Daniel F. Fahey (California State University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 5 
Researching trust relations in health care: conceptual and methodological challenges – an introduction
by Michael Calnan and Rosemary Rowe

Volume 20 number 6 
At cross-purposes: head-to-head professionalism in not-for-profit pastoral organizations
by Brian M. Harmer

Nutrition & Food Science
Volume 36 number 5
Gaps in the awareness of current nutrition issues as dependent on age
Melanie S. Adams (Summit Middle School, Boulder, Colorado, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 1 
HACCP workshops – practical guidance for small fast food businesses
by Denise Worsfold

Volume 36 number 3  
French consumers' use of nutrition labels
by Ashley Mannell, Patricia Brevard, Rodolfo Nayga, Jr, Pierre Combris, Robert Lee and Janet Gloeckner

Volume 36 number 6 
Fatty acid oxidation and other biochemical changes induced by cooking in commonly used Indian fats and oils
by Priyanka Rastogi, Beena Mathur, Shweta Rastogi, V.P. Gupta and Rajeev Gupta

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Outstanding papers – Industry sector management

British Food Journal
Volume 108 number 8
Obesity, convenience and "phood"
Jane M. Dixon,
Sarah J. Hinde and
Cathy L. Banwell (Australian National University, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 108 number 3 
Statistical techniques to facilitate the launch price of fresh fruit: bringing science to the art of pricing
by John Rolfe, Phil Bretherton, Paul Hyland and Claudine Soosay

Volume 108 number 10 
Corporate social responsibility and sustainable food procurement
by Mike Rimmington, Jane Carlton Smit and Rebecca Hawkins

Volume 108 number 10  
Is fruit and vegetable intake in children a rationalistic choice?
by Kanayo Umeh and Lucy Crabtree

info
Volume 8 number 2
Policy issues in spectrum trading
Patrick Xavier (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
Dimitri Ypsilanti (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development, Paris, France)

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 3 
Fixed-mobile convergence
by Peter Curwen

Volume 8 number 5 
IP addressing: the next frontier of internet governance debate
by Milton L. Mueller

Volume 8 number 6  
Broadband pricing strategies
by Phillippa Biggs and Tim Kelly

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
Volume 18 number 1
Hospitality industry in Cyprus: the significance of intangibles
Maria Krambia-Kapardis (Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus)
Alison Thomas (PricewaterhouseCoopers, London, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 1 
Can a festival be too successful? A review of Spoleto, USA
by Stephen W. Litvin and Elizabeth Fetter

Volume 18 number 5 
Tour operators and alternative tourism in Italy: exploiting niche markets to increase international competitiveness
by Mariapina Trunfio, Luca Petruzzellis and Claudio Nigro

Volume 18 number 7  
The effects of atmospheric elements on customer impression: the case of hotel lobbies
by Cary C. Countryman and SooCheong Jang

International Journal of Public Sector Management
Volume 19 number 2
"Bureaucracy, meet catastrophe": analysis of the tsunami disaster relief efforts and their implications for global emergency governance
Margaret B. Takeda (The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA)
Marilyn M. Helms (Dalton State College, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 5/6 
Public sector reform and the re-legitimation of public bureaucratic power: the case of Hong Kong
by Anthony B.L. Cheung

Volume 19 number 7 
Common law – common mistakes? Protecting whistleblowers in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom
by William De Maria

International Journal of Service Industry Management
Volume 17 number 3
Arousal expectations and service evaluations
Anna S. Mattila (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Jochen Wirtz (National University of Singapore)

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 3 
Temporal and spatial e-service value
by Kristina Heinonen

Volume 17 number 5 
Does role clarity explain employee-perceived service quality? A study of antecedents and consequences in call centres
by Avinandan Mukherjee and Neeru Malhotra

Volume 17 number 5 
The role of technology readiness in customers' perception and adoption of self-service technologies
by Jiun-Sheng Chris Lin and Pei-ling Hsieh

Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management
Volume 29 number 4
When police go shopping
Julie Ayling and
Peter Grabosky (The Australian National University)

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 3 
Senior police managers' views on integrity testing, and drug and alcohol testing
by Tim Prenzler

Volume 25 number 4 
Geographical information systems (GIS) and policing in South Africa: a review
by G.D. Breetzke

Volume 29 number 1  
Early intervention programs: an effective police accountability tool, or punishment of the productive?
by Kim Michelle Lersch, Tom Bazley and Tom Mieczkowski

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Outstanding papers – Information and knowledge management

Aslib Proceedings
Volume 58 number 5
Advances in e-democracy: overview
Barrie Gunter (University of Leicester, UK)

Industrial Management & Data Systems
Volume 106 number 1
What is integration?
Thomas Gulledge (George Mason University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 106 number 1 
Antecedents and consequences of organizational innovation and organizational learning in entrepreneurship
by Víctor J. García-Morales, Francisco J. Llorens-Montes and Antonio J. Verdú-Jover

Information Management & Computer Security
Volume 14 number 5
Outsourcing digital signatures: a solution to key management burden
Dimitrios Lekkas and
Costas Lambrinoudakis (University of the Aegean, Greece)

Highly commended

Volume 14 number 4 
An information privacy taxonomy for collaborative environments
by Geoff Skinner, Song Han and Elizabeth Chang

Volume 14 number 4 
Towards an insider threat prediction specification language
by G.B. Magklaras, S.M. Furnell and P.J. Brooke

Volume 14 number 5  
Security information management as an outsourced service
by Hervé Debar and Jouni Viinikka

Interlending & Document Supply
Volume 34 number 1
Digital library futures: a UK HE and FE perspective
David Baker (College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 34 number 1 
ILL, a dying breed or a new brand? The experience of Edinburgh University
by Marjory Lobban

Volume 34 number 2 
Informing interlibrary networking and document supply in the English National Health Service: a comparison of models from five countries and a Caribbean network
by Pam White and Cheryl Twomey

Volume 34 number 3  
ISO and I reap: lessons learned from antipodean implementations of the ISO-ILL protocol
by Jillian Irwin and David Reid

Internet Research
Volume 16 number 1
The changing digital content landscape: an evaluation of e-business model development in European online news and music
Paula M.C. Swatman and
Cornelia Krueger (University of South Australia)
Kornelia van der Beek (University of Applied Science, Kärnten, Austria)

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 1 
Internet advertising strategy alignment
by Marie-Claude Boudreau and Richard T. Watson

Volume 16 number 3 
Understanding customer knowledge sharing in web-based discussion boards: an exploratory study
by Matthew K.O. Lee, Christy M.K. Cheung, Kai H. Lim and Choon Ling Sia

Volume 16 number 5  
On the validity of client-side vs server-side web log data analysis
by Gi Woong Yun, Jay Ford, Robert P. Hawkins, Suzanne Pingree, Fiona McTavish, David Gustafson and Haile Berhe

Journal of Documentation
Volume 62 number 1
Diffusion factors
Tove Faber Frandsen (Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Ronald Rousseau (KHBO, Industrial Sciences and Technology, Oostende, Belgium)
Ian Rowlands (City University, London, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 62 number 4 
A genre analysis of scientific abstracts
by Cate Cross and Charles Oppenheim

Journal of Intellectual Capital
Volume 7 number 1
Method, philosophy and empirics in KM and IC
J.C. Spender (Cranfield School of Management, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 2 
A new framework to understand the technological innovation process
by Rajiv S. Narvekar and Karuna Jain

Volume 7 number 4 
he Japanese Government's intellectual capital reporting guideline: what are the challenges for firms and capital market agents?
by Ulf Johanson, Chitoshi Koga, Matti Skoog and Johan Henningsson

Journal of Knowledge Management
Volume 10 number 1
The five-tier knowledge management hierarchy
Richard C. Hicks (Texas A&M International University, USA)
Ronald Dattero (Southwest Missouri State University, USA)
Stuart D. Galup (Florida Atlantic University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 1 
Tacit knowledge transfer and the knowledge disconnect
by Ted Foos, Gary Schum and Sandra Rothenberg

Volume 10 number 3 
Knowledge management and information technology: can they work in perfect harmony?
by Mirghani Mohamed, Michael Stankosky and Arthur Murray

Volume 10 number 4  
How to develop knowledge culture in organizations? A multiple case study of large distributed organizations
by Stan Oliver and Kondal Reddy Kandadi

Kybernetes
Volume 35 number 1/2
A cybernetic re-evaluation of socio-economic development programs
A. Espinosa (Scarborough Management Centre, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 9 
ALVW: an alife behaviour modelling system
by A. Pina, F.J. Seron, E. Cerezo and D. Gutierrez

Volume 35 number 10 
A pansystems approach to measure
by Dinghe Guo, Xiaolu Zhou, Jinghong Pan and Zhangbo Guo

Volume 35 number 10 
Data visualization and data mining of continuous numerical and discrete nominal-valued microarray databases for bioinformatics
by Richard S. Segall and Qingyu Zhang

Online Information Review
Volume 30 number 3
Evaluating authoritative sources using social networks: an insight from Wikipedia
Nikolaos Th. Korfiatis (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
Marios Poulos and
George Bokos (Ionian University, Corfu, Greece)

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 5 
Searching multimedia federated content web collections
by Amanda Spink and Bernard J. Jansen

Volume 30 number 6 
Usability and impact of digital libraries: a review
By Sudatta Chowdhury, Monica Landoni and Forbes Gibb

Program: electronic library and information systems
Volume 40 number 1
Library subject portals: an investigation of possibilities for the University of the Witwatersrand Library
Felix N. Ubogu,
Arthur Kekana and
Charl Roberts (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)

Highly commended

Volume 40 number 1 
Authentication and authorisation infrastructure for the mobility of users of academic libraries: an overview of developments
by Emil Hudomalj and Avgust Jauk

Volume 40 number 2  
Collaborative working for large digitisation projects
by Robin Yeates and Damon Guy

Volume 40 number 4 
The seven levels of identification: an overview of the current state of identifying objects within digital libraries
by Juha Hakala

Records Management Journal
Volume 16 number 1
A document for document's sake: a possible account for document system failures and a proposed way forward
Katherine Forbes-Pitt (London School of Economics, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 2 
Computer forensics and records management – compatible disciplines
by Alastair Irons

Volume 16 number 3  
Information management systems on construction projects: case reviews
by Nigel Craig and James Sommerville

Volume 16 number 3 
Introducing information management into the workplace: a case study in the implementation of business classification file plans from the Sector Skills Development Agency
by Diane Bedford and Jeff Morelli

Reference Services Review
Volume 34 number 3
Instruction via chat reference: does co-browse help?
Stephanie J. Graves and
Christina M. Desai (Southern Illinois University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 34 number 1 
Communication in academic libraries: an East Asian perspective
by Li Zhang

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Outstanding papers – Innovation and enterprise 

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research
Volume 12 number 5
Opportunity development as a learning process for entrepreneurs
Stefan A. Sanz-Velasco (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 03 
Academic entrepreneurship: an exploratory case study
by Michael C. Brennan and Pauric McGowan

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
Volume 13 number 4
SME internationalization research: past, present, and future
Mitja Ruzzier (Arc-Kranj, Slovenia)
Robert D. Hisrich (Thunderbird, The Garvin School of
International Management, USA)
Bostjan Antoncic (University of Primorska, Slovenia)

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 1 
Localised strategies for supporting incubation: strategies arising from a case of rural enterprise development
by Andrew Atherton and Paul D. Hannon

Volume 13 number 3 
Management consultancy in small firms: how does interaction work?
by Poul Rind Christensen and Kim Klyver

Volume 13 number 4  
Co-entrepreneurial ventures: a study of mixed gender founders of ICT companies in Ireland
by Valerie O'Connor, Angela Hamouda, Helen McKeon, Colette Henry
and Kate Johnston

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Outstanding papers – International business 

Baltic Journal of Management
Volume 1 number 1
Compensation satisfaction in the Baltics and the USA
Shawn M. Carraher (Cameron University, USA)
Jane Whitney Gibson (Nova Southeastern University, USA)
M. Ronald Buckley (University of Oklahoma, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1  
Management challenges in rapidly growing Lithuanian enterprises
by Asta Pundziene, Virginijus Kundrotas and Zigmas Lydeka

Volume 1 number 2 
Marketing strategy in the Baltics: standardise or adapt? 
by Jelena ?iraliova and Jannis J. Angelis

Volume 1 number 3 
Taking ideology out of ethics: from failed business strategies to new cross-cultural platforms
by David B. Dickerson, Alexander Kouzmin and Nada Korac-Kakabadse

critical perspectives on international business
Volume 2 number 4
The critical business of corruption
Ed Brown (Loughborough University, UK)
Jonathan Cloke (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 2 number 1 
Comprador management? Organizing management knowledge in Argentina (1975-2003)
by Ernesto R. Gantman and Martin Parker

Volume 2 number 2 
International business and management studies as an orientalist discourse: a postcolonial critique
by Robert Westwood

Volume 2 number 4  
"The people" and resistance against international business: the case of the Bolivian "water war"
by Birke Otto and Steffen Böhm

Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal
Volume 13 number 1
Cross culture and business practice: are they coterminous or cross-verging?
Rama Prasad Kanungo (Aston University, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 2 
Cross-cultural study of Asian and European student perception: the need to understand the changing educational environment in New Zealand
by Christopher Selvarajah

Volume 13 number 2  
Cross-cultural non-work transition stresses: domestic transferees in Indonesia
by Kate Hutchings and Sri Wahyuni Ratnasari

Volume 13 number 4 
Creating value from cross-cultural teams: an example of Franco-British collaborative ventures
by David Evans

European Business Review
Volume 18 number 4
Marketing strategy: taxonomy and frameworks
Adel I. El-Ansary (University of North Florida, USA)

International Journal of Emerging Markets
Volume 1 number 1
Cultural economics of TV programme cloning: or why India has produced multi-"millionaires"
Amos Owen Thomas (Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands)

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1 
Negotiating into China: the impact of individual perception on Chinese negotiation styles
by Zhenzhong Ma

Volume 1 number 2 
Institutional barriers to entrepreneurship in clusters: evidence from the Turkish textile sector
by Ayse Saka-Helmhout and Elif Karabulut

Volume 1 number 2  
Venture capital as a method of financing enterprise development in Central and Eastern Europe
by Darek Klonowski

Journal of Technology Management in China
Volume 1 number 3
From imitation to creation: the critical yet uncertain transition for Chinese firms
Wei Xie (Tsinghua University, People's Republic of China)
Steven White (INSEAD, Singapore)

Top

Outstanding papers – Library management and library studies 

Collection Building
Volume 25 number 4
The scholarly communication movement: highlights and recent developments
Sherrie S. Bergman (Bowdoin College, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 1  
Assessing an integrated government documents collection
by Bethany Latham Skaggs

Volume 25 number 2 
A decade of ARL collection development: a look at the data
by Michael Stoller

Volume 25 number 3 
Tying collection development's loose ends with interlibrary loan
by Margie Ruppel

Library Hi Tech
Volume 24 number 4
Digital libraries of the future – and the role of libraries
Donatella Castelli (ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 3 
Approaching librarianship from the data: using bibliomining for evidence-based librarianship
by Scott Nicholson

Volume 24 number 4 
e-Science and its implications for the library community
by Tony Hey and Jessie Hey

Library Management
Volume 27 number 3
Evaluation of transitional mentoring for new library and information professionals: what are the professional and personal outcomes for the participants?
Gillian Hallam (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Carol Newton-Smith (University of Western Australia, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 3 
Core competencies and performance management in Canadian public libraries
by Donna C. Chan

Volume 27 number 4/5 
Defining market orientation for libraries
by Barbara Sen

Library Review
Volume 55 number 7
Gender, flexibility and opportunity: best use of human resources in UK HE libraries
A.D.B. MacLean (University of Strathclyde, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 55 number 3 
Putting awareness into practice: practical steps for conducting usability tests
by Jenny Craven and Helen Booth

Volume 55 number 5  
A comparative study on overlapping of search results in metasearch engines and their common underlying search engines
by Alireza Isfandyari Moghaddam and Mehri Parirokh

Volume 55 number 8 
Emergent user roles and perceived requirements in a social-oriented community
by Jih-Hsin Tang and Heng-Li Yang

The Electronic Library
Volume 24 number 1
Learning from web information seeking studies: some suggestions for LIS practitioners
Ina Fourie (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 2 
African culture and libraries: the information technology challenge
by Charles O. Omekwu

Volume 5 number 24 
The study of integrated frameworks for library and digital archives
by Shien-Chiang Yu

Volume 24 number 1  
Empowering Africa's development using ICT in a knowledge management approach
by Priti Jain

Top

Outstanding papers – Management science / management studies 

Journal of Management History
Volume 12 number 3
The emergence of job satisfaction in organizational behavior: a historical overview of the dawn of job attitude research
Thomas A. Wright (University of Nevada, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 12 number 1 
A tale of two fires: igniting social expectations for managers' responsibility
by Paul L. Govekar and Michele A. Govekar

Volume 12 number 2 
Viewing work historically through art: incorporating the visual arts into organizational studies
by Elizabeth M. Doherty

Volume 12 number 3  
The effect of economic conditions on union membership of men and women: a quantitative and historical analysis
by Jonathon R.B. Halbesleben and M. Ronald Buckley

Journal of Modelling in Management
Volume 1 number 1
Evaluating perceptions-based marketing strategies: an agent-based model and simulation experiment
Josef Mazanec (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria)

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 2  
A system dynamic model of management of a television game show
by Avinandan Mukherjee and Rahul Roy

Volume 1 number 3 
Clusters of entrepreneurs: the application of ant colony optimisation modelling
by Lynne Butel and Alison Watkins

Volume 1 number 3 
Modeling customer support performance in Indian IT hardware industry
by R. Shankar, P. Vijayaraghavan and T. Narendran

Management Decision
Volume 44 number 2
Qualitative research in management: addressing complexity, context and persona
Evert Gummesson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Highly commended

Volume 44 number 2 
Talking about change: understanding employee responses through qualitative research
by Melanie Bryant

Volume 44 number 8 
Political leadership in democracies: some lessons for business?
by David Butcher and Martin Clarke

Volume 44 number 9  
Losing innovativeness: the challenge of being acquired
by Karina Skovvang Christensen

Management Research News
Volume 29 number 12
Using simulation to increase efficiency in blood supply chains
Jyrki S. Rytilä and
Karen M. Spens (Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Finland)

Highly commended

Volume 29 number 5 
Managerial perceptions on volume flexible strategies and performance in health care services
by Eric P. Jack and Thomas L. Powers

Volume 29 number 10  
Managing information technology infrastructure: a new flexibility framework
by Anote Chanopas, Donyaprueth Krairit and Do Ba Khang

Volume 29 number 12 
Customer satisfaction, loyalty and commitment in service organizations: some evidence from Greece
by Zoe S. Dimitriades

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Outstanding papers – Managing people 

Career Development International
Volume 11 number 5
The workaholism phenomenon: a cross-national perspective
Raphael Snir (The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel)
Itzhak Harpaz (University of Haifa, Israel)

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 1 
Toward a new taxonomy for understanding the nature and consequences of contingent employment
by Daniel C. Feldman

Equal Opportunities International
Volume 25 number 7
Improving access to secondary education in Kenya: what can be done?
Moses W. Ngware,
Eldah N. Onsomu,
David I. Muthaka and
Damiano K. Manda (Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, Nairobi, Kenya)

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 3  
The role of implicit leadership theories in the performance appraisals and promotion recommendations of leaders
by Birgit Schyns

Volume 25 number 7 
Selection in education: the case of Roma children in Hungary
by Anna Kende and Maria Neményi

Volume 25 number 8 
The problem of women's assimilation into UK engineering cultures: can critical mass work?
by Abigail Powell, Barbara M. Bagilhole and Andrew R.J. Dainty

Employee Relations
Volume 28 number 1
Industrial relations climate and staff attitudes in the fire service: a case of union renewal?
Tom Redman (University of Durham, UK)
Ed Snape (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Highly commended

Volume 28 number 1 
Improving working lives: flexible working and the role of employee control
by Laura Hall and Carol Atkinson

Information Technology & People
Volume 19 number 4
Durability of online teamworking: patterns of trust
Joe Nandhakumar (University of Bath, UK)
Richard Baskerville (Georgia State University, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 19 number 3 
Combining social shaping of technology and communicative action theory for understanding rhetorical closure in IT
by Marlei Pozzebon, Ryad Titah and Alain Pinsonneault

Volume 19 number 3 
Technologies of the self: virtual work and the inner panopticon
by Paul Jackson, Hosein Gharavi and Jane Klobas

Journal of Managerial Psychology
Volume 21 number 3
I need you, you need me: a model of initiated task interdependence
Simon Taggar (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada)
Victor Y. Haines III (University of Montreal, Canada)

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 2 
A universalistic perspective for explaining the relationship between HRM practices and firm performance at different points in time
by Shay S. Tzafrir

Volume 21 number 4 
Two decades of self-leadership theory and research: past developments, present trends, and future possibilities
by Christopher P. Neck and Jeffery D. Houghton

Volume 21 number 6 
"Mum effect": principals' reluctance to submit negative feedback
by Eliezer Yariv

Volume 21 number 7  
Extra-role behaviors challenging the status-quo: validity and antecedents of taking charge behaviors
by Dan S. Chiaburu and Vicki L. Baker

Personnel Review
Volume 35 number 3
The careers of research scientists: predictors of three dimensions of career commitment and intention to leave science
Jennifer M. Kidd (University of London Birkbeck, UK)
Frances Green (Medical Research Council, London, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 1 
Effects of training framing, general self-efficacy and training motivation on trainees' training effectiveness
by Wei-Tao Tai

Volume 35 number 3  
Career advancement of hotel managers since graduation: a comparative study
by Thomas N. Garavan, Fergal O'Brien and Deborah O'Hanlon

Volume 35 number 4 
Does pay-for-performance enhance perceived distributive justice for collectivistic employees?
by Eunmi Chang and Juhee Hahn

Women In Management Review
Volume 21 number 4
Venus envy: problematizing solidarity behaviour and queen bees
Sharon Mavin (Newcastle Business School, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 3 
Gender and the relationship between perceived fairness in pay, promotion, and job satisfaction in a sub-Saharan African economy
by John O. Okpara

Volume 21 number 3  
Perceptions of racism and illusions of equity
by Linda M. Hite

Volume 21 number 5 
Understanding the work-life conflict of never-married women without children
by Elizabeth A. Hamilton, Judith R. Gordon and Karen S. Whelan-Berry

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Outstanding papers – Managing quality 

Benchmarking: An International Journal
Volume 13 number 3
Identifying and studying "best-performing" services: an application of DEA to long-term care
Jo Ann M. Duffy (Sam Houston State University, USA)
James A. Fitzsimmons (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Nikhil Jain (i2 Technologies Corporation, Dallas, Texas, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 1/2 
Performance measures in English small and medium enterprises: survey results
by Sérgio D. Sousa, Elaine M. Aspinwall and A. Guimarães Rodrigues

Volume 13 number 3 
Benchmarking customer service on the internet: best practices from family businesses
by Nancy M. Levenburg

Volume 13 number 6  
Achieving internal process benchmarking: guidance from BASF
by Mario Binder, Ben Cleg and Wolfgang Egel-Hess

Business Process Management Journal
Volume 12 number 5
A knowledge-centred framework for collaborative business process modeling
Emmanuel D. Adamides and
Nikos Karacapilidis (University of Patras, Rion-Patras, Greece)

International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management
Volume 23 number 4
An empirical study of quality function deployment on company performance
Andreas Herrmann (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)
Frank Huber (University of Mainz, Germany)
René Algesheime (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Torsten Tomczak (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Managing Service Quality
Volume 16 number 5
A longitudinal examination of the asymmetric impact of employee and customer satisfaction on retail sales
Timothy L. Keiningham (IPSOS Loyalty, Parsippany, New Jersey, USA)
Lerzan Aksoy (Koç University, Turkey)
Bruce Cooil (Vanderbilt University, USA)
Kenneth Peterson (IPSOS Loyalty, Parsippany, New Jersey, USA)
Terry G. Vavra (Terry Vavra Associates, Allendale, New Jersey, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 16 number 1 
Biometrics: the next frontier in service excellence, productivity and security in the service sector
by Loizos Heracleous and Jochen Wirtz

Volume 16 number 3 
Improvisation in service performances: lessons from jazz
by Joby John, Stephen J. Grove and Raymond P. Fisk

Volume 16 number 3  
Telephone surveillance in call centers: prescriptions for reducing strain
by Philip E. Varca

Volume 16 number 5 
Links between service climate, employee commitment and employees' service quality capability
by Marie Mikic Little and Alison M. Dean

The TQM Magazine
Volume 18 number 1
Obstacles to the creation of attractive quality
Johan Lilja and
Håkan Wiklund (Mid Sweden University)

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 2 
ISO 9000 in the public sector: a successful case from Australia
by Prakash J. Singh and Peter Mansour-Nahra

Volume 18 number 3 
Lean production, six sigma quality, TQM and company culture
by Jens J. Dahlgaard and Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park

Volume 18 number 5  
Classification and application of problem solving quality tools: a manufacturing case study
by Catherine Hagemeyer, John K. Gershenson and Dana M. Johnson

Top

Outstanding papers – Marketing 

Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics
Volume 18 number 1
The adoption of the internet by export firms in transitional markets
Tho D. Nguyen and
Nigel J. Barrett (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

International Journal of Bank Marketing
Volume 24 number 1
Successful new-to-the-market versus "me-too" retail financial services: the influential role of marketing, sales, EDP/systems and operations
Paulina G. Papastathopoulou,
Spiros P. Gounaris and
George J. Avlonitis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 2 
Banking customers' varied reactions to service recovery strategies
by Jo Ann M. Duffy, John M. Miller, James B. Bexley

Volume 24 number 5 
Customer perceived value in banking services
by Juan Carlos Fandos Roig, Javier Sanchez Garcia, Miguel Angel Moliner Tena and Jaume Llorens Monzonis

International Marketing Review
Volume 23 number 6
Behavioral attributes and performance in international strategic alliances: review and future directions
Matthew J. Robson (Cardiff University, UK)
Dionysis Skarmeas (University of Piraeus, Greece)
Stavroula Spyropoulou (Cardiff University, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 4 
Employing information communication technologies to enhance qualitative international marketing enquiry
by Sharon Loane, Jim Bell and Rod McNaughton

Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing
Volume 21 number 2
Norm-based relational behaviours: is there an underlying dimensional structure?
Björn Sven Ivens (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)

Highly commended

Volume 21 number 2 
The explanatory foundations of relationship marketing theory
by Shelby D. Hunt, Dennis B. Arnett and Sreedhar Madhavaram

Volume 21 number 3 
Success factors in key accounts
by Arun Sharma

Journal of Consumer Marketing
Volume 23 number 2
Making the transition to retirement: appraisals, post-transition lifestyle, and changes in consumption patterns
Christopher D. Hopkins (Clemson University, USA)
Catherine A. Roster (University of New Mexico, USA)
Charles M. Wood (University of Tulsa, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 23 number 4 
Using framing and credibility to incorporate exercise and fitness in individuals' lifestyle
by Raj Arora, Charles Stoner and Alisha Arora

Volume 23 number 6 
The company-cause-customer fit decision in cause-related marketing
by Shruti Gupta and Julie Pirsch

Volume 23 number 7  
The royalty of loyalty: CRM, quality and retention
by Mosad Zineldin

Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management
Volume 10 number 2
Longitudinal patterns of comparative advantage in the textile complex – part 1: an aggregate perspective
Peter Kilduff and
Ting Chi (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 10 number 1  
Identification of overseas vendor selection criteria used by Canadian apparel buyers: is ISO 9000 relevant?
by Ismat Thaver and Anne Wilcock

Volume 10 number 1 
Some psychological motivations for fashion opinion leadership and fashion opinion seeking
by Laurent Bertrandias and Ronald E. Goldsmith

Volume 10 number 3 
Supply chain influences on new product development in fashion clothing
by David Tyler, Jo Heeley and Tracy Bhamra

Journal of Product & Brand Management
Volume 15 number 4
The perceptions of the BMW Mini brand: the importance of historical associations and the development of a model
C.D. Simms and
P. Trott (University of Portsmouth, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 15 number 1 
The regulation of practices that promote brand interest: a "3Cs" guide for consumer brand managers
by Ross D. Petty and Joan Lindsey-Mullikin

Volume 15 number 2 
Are brands forever? How brand knowledge and relationships affect current and future purchases
by Franz-Rudolf Esch, Tobias Langner, Bernd H. Schmitt and Patrick Geus

Volume 15 number 4  
The iPod phenomenon: identifying a market leader's secrets through qualitative marketing research
by Alexander E. Reppel, Isabelle Szmigin and Thorsten Gruber

Journal of Services Marketing
Volume 20 number 2
On-screen characters: their design and influence on consumer trust
J.T. Luo (Mayfair Artist Ltd, Bolton, UK)
Peter McGoldrick,
Susan Beatty and
Kathleen A. Keeling (Manchester Business School, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 1  
Uncovering the keys to successful service elimination: "Project ServDrop"
by Spiros P. Gounaris, George J. Avlonitis and Paulina G. Papastathopoulou

Volume 20 number 4 
Gender bias in customer evaluations of service quality: an empirical investigation
by Robin L. Snipes, Neal F. Thomson and Sharon L. Oswald

Volume 20 number 4 
The effectiveness of environmental claims for services advertising
by Ricky Y.K. Chan, T.K.P. Leung and Y.H. Wong

Marketing Intelligence & Planning
Volume 24 number 6
The academic-practitioner divide: finding time to make a difference
Nick Southgate (DFGW, London, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 7 
Green value added
by Patrick Hartmann and Vanessa Apaolaza Ibàñez

Qualitative Market Research

Highly Commended

Volume 9 number 4
Exploring the experiential intensity of online shopping environments 
by Catherine Demangeot and Amanda J. Broderick

Volume 9 number 4
Using grounded theory to model visitor experiences at heritage sites: methodological and practical issues 
by Jaruwan Daengbuppha, Nigel Hemmington and Keith Wilkes

Young Consumers: Insight and Ideas for Responsible Marketers
Volume 7 number 3
How rural children in China consume media & advertising
Kara Chan (Hong Kong Baptist University)
James McNeal (McNeal & Kids, Texas, USA)

Top

Outstanding papers – Materials science and engineering

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology
Volume 78 number 4
Dynamic loading systems for ground testing of high speed aerospace actuators
Jean-Charles Mare (INSA/LGMT, Toulouse, France)

Highly commended

Volume 78 number 2 
Simulation of range safety for the NASA space shuttle
by Luis C. Rabelo, Jose Sepulveda, Jeppie Compton and Robert Turner

Volume 78 number 3 
MALE UAV design of an increased reliability level
by Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski, Andrzej Frydrychewicz, Zdobyslaw Goraj and Stanislaw Suchodolski

Volume 78 number 6  
Thermodynamic optimization of the turbofan cycle
by Yousef S.H. Najjar and Sharaf F. Al-Sharif

Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials
Volume 53 number 3
Corrosion study of an Al-La alloy manufactured by directional solidification
L. Dzib-Pérez,
J. González-Sánchez and
T. Pérez (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, México)
A. Juárez (CIATEQ, Querétaro, México)
P. Bartolo-Pérez (Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, México)

Highly commended

Volume 53 number 1 
Evaluation of mild steel corrosion using a new surfactant inhibition model
by Dong Youp Ryu and Michael L. Free

Volume 53 number 2 
Nanoparticles of soluble alkaline silicates as flash rusting inhibitors in water-borne paints
by A. Kalendová, D. Veselý and P. Kalenda

International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology
Volume 18 number 5
Comparison of hyperelastic material models in the analysis of fabrics
Manuel Julio García Ruíz and
Leidy Yarime Suárez González (EAFIT University, Colombia)

Pigment & Resin Technology
Volume 35 number 5
Preparation and characterisation of silicon dioxide obtained via emulsion method
Teofil Jesionowski (Poznań University of Technology, Poland)

Highly commended

Volume 35 number 2 
Nonylphenyl methacrylate modified bisphenol-a-glycidyl dimethacrylate(BisGMA) networks
by D. Behera, H. Satapathy and A.K. Banthia

Volume 35 number 3 
A study of the effects of SSL on the adhesion property of phenolic resin in production of agro-based composite
by H. El-Saied and A.H. Basta

Top

Outstanding papers – Operations and logistics management

International Journal of Operations & Production Management
Volume 26 number 9
The effects of lean production on worker job stress
Robert Conti (Bryant University, USA)
Jannis Angelis (Warwick Business School, UK)
Cary Cooper, (Lancaster University, UK)
Brian Faragher (Manchester Business School, UK)
Colin Gill (University of Cambridge, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 26 number 1  
Buyer-focused operations as a supply chain strategy: identifying the influence of business characteristics
by Taco van der Vaart and Dirk Pieter van Donk

Volume 26 number 2 
A framework for assessing value chain agility
by Patricia M. Swafford, Soumen Ghosh and Nagesh N. Murthy

Volume 26 number 2 
Exploring the barriers to the adoption of e-auctions for sourcing
by Janet L. Hartley, Michelle D. Lane and Edward A. Duplaga

International Journal of
Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Volume 36 number 10
Buyer-supplier relationships: the impact of supplier selection and buyer-supplier engagement on relationship and firm performance
Vijay R. Kannan (Utah State University, USA)
Keah Choon Tan (University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 1 
Organizational commitment and governance for supply chain success
by Stanley E. Fawcett, Jeffrey A. Ogden, Gregory M. Magnan and M. Bixby Cooper

Volume 36 number 5  
A content analysis of research approaches in logistics research
by Karen M. Spens and Gyöngyi Kovács

Volume 36 number 10 
Strategic postures of third-party logistics providers in mainland China
by Qiang Wang, Kenneth Zantow, Fujun Lai and Xiaodong Wang

Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management
Volume 17 number 4
Technology roadmapping for the next generation manufacturing enterprise
Nabil N.Z. Gindy,
Bülent Cerit and
Allan Hodgson (University of Nottingham, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 17 number 4 
Critical success factors for lean implementation within SMEs
by Pius Achanga, Esam Shehab, Rajkumar Roy and Geoff Nelder

Volume 17 number 5 
The impact of engineering changes on materials planning
by Carl Wänström and Patrik Jonsson

Volume 17 number 6  
Risk management in supply chain: a real option approach
by Federica Cucchiella and Massimo Gastaldi

Supply Chain Management: An International Journal
Volume 11 number 2
Humanitarian aid: an agile supply chain?
Richard Oloruntoba (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Richard Gray (University of Plymouth, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 1  
Executive decision-making traps and B2B online reverse auctions
by M.L. Emiliani

Volume 11 number 1 
Supplier diversity and minority business enterprise development: case study experience of three US multinationals
by Mayank Shah and Monder Ram

Volume 11 number 3 
Strategic considerations in the development of lean agri-food supply chains: a case study of the UK pork sector
by David H. Taylor

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Outstanding papers – Organizational development and change management

Development and Learning in Organizations
Volume 20 number 3
Getting the brain into gear: Reuven Feuerstein and structural cognitive modifiability
Graham Dawes (Director of the Centre for Self-Managed Learning, Hove, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 20 number 1 
What Darwin can teach us about success
by D. Keith Denton

Volume 20 number 2 
Slow learning: getting away from the quick fix
by Anne Gimson

Volume 20 number 4  
Managing mistakes to the players' advantage: lessons from coaching in football
by John Allpress

Journal of Organizational Change Management
Volume 19 number 3
Situated human agency, institutional entrepreneurship and institutional change
B.A.S. Koene (Rotterdam School of Management, The Netherlands)

Top

Outstanding papers – Performance management and measurement

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management
Volume 55 number 3/4
Measuring supply chain performance: current research and future directions
Craig Shepherd (University of Sheffield, UK)
Hannes Günter (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Highly commended

Volume 55 number 2 
Factors that affect the design and implementation of team-based performance measurement systems
by Kepa Mendibil and Jillian MacBryde

Performance Measurement and Metrics
Volume 7 number 2
Benchmarking and library quality maturity
Frankie Wilson (Brunel University, UK)
J. Stephen Town (Cranfield University, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 7 number 1 
Functionality, usability, and accessibility: Iterative user-centered evaluation strategies for digital libraries
by John Carlo Bertot, John T. Snead, Paul T. Jaeger and Charles R. McClure

Volume 7 number 3 
LibQual+TM in Lilliput: assessment benefits for small academic libraries
by John B. Harer

Top

Outstanding papers – Property and real estate

Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
Volume 13 number 1
Managing subcontractor supply chain for quality in construction
Khalid Karim,
Marton Marosszeky and
Steven Davis (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Highly commended

Volume 13 number 1 
The impact of a design management training initiative on project performance
by L. Bibby, S. Austin and D. Bouchlaghem

Volume 13 number 2  
IT sophistication, performance and progress towards formal electronic communication in the Hong Kong construction industry
by Steve Rowlinson and Norman Croker

Volume 13 number 3 
Project management quality and the value of flexible strategies
by David N. Ford and Shilpa Bhargav

Facilities
Volume 24 number 5/6
Offices of Swedish growth firms: facilities management variables
Paul Dettwiler (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 3/4 
Longitudinal analysis of corporate real estate practice: changes in CRE strategy policies, functions and activities
by Virginia Gibson and Rachael Luck

Volume 24 number 9/10 
Expectations of employees toward the workplace and environmental satisfaction
by So Young Lee

Volume 24 number 11/12  
Causes and prevention of symptom complaints in office buildings: Distilling the experience of indoor environmental quality investigators
by Mark J. Mendell, Terry Brennan, Lee Hathon, J. David Odom, Francis J. Offerman, Bradley H. Turk, Kenneth M. Wallingford, Richard C. Diamond and William J. Fisk

Journal of Property Investment & Finance
Volume 24 number 2
Monte Carlo simulations for real estate valuation
Martin Hoesli,
Elion Jani and
André Bender (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 3 
Interest rate risk and time-varying excess returns for Asian property stocks
by Kim Hiang Liow and Qiong Huang

Volume 24 number 5 
Addressing risk and uncertainty in property valuations: a viewpoint from Germany
by David Lorenz, Stefan Trück and Thomas Lützkendorf

Volume 24 number 6  
An analysis of the UK development industry's role in brownfield regeneration
by Tim Dixon, Yasmin Pocock and Mike Waters

Structural Survey
Volume 24 number 1
Defects in new homes: an analysis of data on 1,696 new UK houses
James Sommerville and
Julie McCosh (Glasgow Caledonian University, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 24 number 4 
Compliance with building regulations in England and Wales
by Bousmaha Baiche, Nicholas Walliman and Raymond Ogden

Volume 24 number 5 
Does the price impact of flooding fade away?
by Jessica Lamond and David Proverbs

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Outstanding papers – Strategy and general management

Corporate Communications: An International Journal
Volume 11 number1
Integrated marketing communication: from tactics to strategy
Olof Holm (Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden)

Highly commended

Volume 11 number 3 
Corporate communication through nonviolent rhetoric: environmental, agency and methodological prerequisites
by Krishna S. Dhir

Volume 11 number 4 
Building trust in times of crisis: storytelling and change communication in an airline company
by Roy Langer and Signe Thorup

Corporate Governance
Volume 6 number 4
Learning together: new partnerships for new times
Peter M. Senge (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Michelle Dow (The Corporate Citizenship Company, New York City, USA)
Gavin Neath (Unilever, Walton on Thames, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 6 number 1 
Corporate Governance after Sarbanes-Oxley: an Australian perspective
by Fred Robins

Volume 6 number 1  
The increasing cost of corporate governance: decision speed-bumps for managers
by Chris Durden and Richard Pech

Volume 6 number 2 
Corporate social responsibility strategy: strategic options, global considerations
by Jeremy Galbreath

foresight
Volume 8 number 4
The cultural contradictions of managing change: using horizon scanning in an evidence-based policy context
Wendy L. Schultz, (Infinite Futures, Oxford, UK)

Highly commended

Volume 8 number 2 
Introducing a classification framework for prospective methods
by Joseph Voros

Volume 8 number 3 
The role of future ICT in city development
by Ian Pearson

Volume 8 number 6  
Leadership and spirituality
by Robert Burke

Society and Business Review
Volume 1 number 2
Accountants and economic governance in a dependent country: conflicting legacies and new professional issues in Lebanon
Elisabeth Longuenesse (Université de Versailles Saint Quentin, France)

Highly commended

Volume 1 number 1  
Stakeholder salience and engagement in political organisations: who and what really counts?
by Eleanor R.E. O'Higgins and Joseph W. Morgan

Volume 1 number 2 
Educating for responsible management: a South African perspective
by Janet Hesketh

Volume 1 number 3 
Changing institutional environment and business élites in Turkey
by Sibel Yamak

Strategy & Leadership
Volume 34 number 4
Strategic thinking: the ten big ideas
Robert J. Allio (Allio Associates, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 34 number 1 
Effective leadership response to crisis
by Helio Fred Garcia

Volume 34 number 2 
The practice of co-creating unique value with customers: an interview with C.K. Prahalad
by Brian Leavy and Deependra Moitra

Volume 34 number 3  
The troubled strategic-business-advice industry: why it's failing decision makers
by Stan Abraham and Robert J. Allio

Top

Outstanding papers – Training and development

Industrial and Commercial Training
Volume 38 number 4
Inspirational leadership: involving senior leaders in developing the next
Jack Harris (Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN, USA)
B. Kim Barnes (Barnes & Conti Associates, Berkeley, CA, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 38 number 1 
Developing transformational leaders: the full range leadership model in action
by Paul Kirkbride

Volume 38 number 2 
Training customers: an organizational experience
by Juan Llopis, Jose Gasco and Reyes Gonzalez

Volume 38 numbers 5 and 7  
Corporate strategy development and related management development: the case for the incremental approach parts I & II
by W. David Rees and Christine Porter

Journal of European Industrial Training
Volume 30 number 1
Social dialogue and vocational training in Europe: are we witnessing the emergence of a European model?
Jonathan Winterton (Groupe ESC Toulouse, France)

Highly commended

Volume 30 number 2 
Mapping out devolution: an exploration of the realities of devolution
by Rosalía Cascón-Pereira, Mireia Valverde and Gerard Ryan

Volume 30 number 5 
Learning institution to learning organization: Kudos to reflective practitioners
by Roland K. Yeo

Volume 30 number 8  
The development of the field of HRD: a Delphi study
by David McGuire and Maria Cseh

Journal of Management Development
Volume 25 number 6
New model of job design: motivating employees' performance
Pooja Garg and
Renu Rastogi (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India)

Highly commended

Volume 25 number 1 
A culture of creativity: design education and the creative industries
by Billy Matheson

Volume 25 number 2 
Exploring associations between employee empowerment and interpersonal trust in managers
by Melinda J. Moye and Alan B. Henkin

Volume 25 number 2  
Managers and strategic decisions: does the cognitive style matter?
by Tiina Gallén

Journal of Workplace Learning
Volume 18 number3
Factors influencing teachers' engagement in informal learning activities
Margaret C. Lohman (Penn State University-Harrisburg, USA)

Highly commended

Volume 18 number 6 
Mentor or evaluator? Assisting and assessing newcomers to the professions
by Cathrine Le Maistre, Spencer Boudreau and Anthony Paré

Volume 18 number 6 
Individual learning accounts: a strategy for lifelong learning?
by Albert Renkema

Volume 18 number 7/8  
You are who I say you are: the rhetorical construction of identity in the operating theatre
by Alan Bleakley