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2013 ANNUAL AWARDS


DENNIS E. GRAWOIG DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
E. Powell Robinson, Jr., University of Houston

The Distinguished Service Award, named in honor and in memory of Dennis E. Grawoig, the Institute's founder, first president, and first executive director, is awarded to a member who has provided major service to the Institute over a significant period of years.


BEST PAPER AWARDS

Best Application Paper
Supply Chain Planning at a Chemical Process Industry
Nils-Hassan Quttineh and Helene Lidestam, Linköping University
Sat., Nov 16 2013, 8:30 to 10:00am

Best Empirical/Theoretical Paper
Why Do Some Product Recalls Succeed and Others Fail?: A Grounded Theory Investigation of the Recall Process
Kaitlin Wowak, The University of Notre Dame; Christopher Craighead, The Pennsylvania State University; Dave Ketchen, Auburn University
Sat., Nov 16 2013, 10:30 to 12:00pm

Best Student Paper
Conceptualizing Redundancy in Hospital Operations—The Key to Dynamic Balance
Huay Ling Tay, Vikram Bhakoo, and Prakash J. Singh, University of Melbourne, Australia
Sat., Nov 16 2013, 3:30 to 5:00pm

Best Interdisciplinary Paper
Managing Brand Equity in E-Banking: A Simultaneous Equations System Approach
Ta-Wei Kao and Winston T. Lin, The State University of New York at Buffalo; Hsin-Hsin Chang, National Cheng Kung University
Sunday, Nov 17 2013, 8:30 to 10:00am


INSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATION AWARD

The Power of ‘20 Questions’: Increasing Student Interest and Engagement with Business Cases by Turning Them into Consulting Exercises
Sinan Erzurumlu, Babson College


BEST TEACHING CASE STUDIES AWARD

Where in the World Is Timbuk2? Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Mass Customization
Kyle Cattani, Indiana University; Gérard Cachon, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; Serguei Netessine,
INSEAD Business School


ELWOOD S. BUFFA DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARD

Winner:

Network Models and Infectious Disease Control: Analysis and Insights
Eva A. Enns (Ph.D. Stanford University, Advisor: Margaret L. Brandeau) - Currently at University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Honorable Mention:

An Agent-Based Modeling Approach to Reducing Pathogenic Transmission in Medical Facilities and Community Populations
Sean Barnes (Ph.D. University of Maryland, Advisor: Bruce Golden) - Currently at University of Maryland


2013 DECISION SCIENCES JOURNAL BEST PAPER AWARDS
This year our senior editors chose two papers for the Best Paper Award which is sponsored by Wiley-Blackwell:

Using Electronic Medical Records in Admission Decisions: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis
Ofir Ben-Assuli, Faculty of Business Administration, Ono Academic College & Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University;
Moshe Leshno, Faculty of Management & Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
(Decision Sciences, Volume 44, Issue 3, April 2013, pp. 463-481)

Competition and Sustainability: The Impact of Consumer Awareness
Michael R. Galbreth, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Bikram Ghosh, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
(Decision Sciences, Volume 44, Issue 1, February 2013, pp. 127-159)

Outstanding Senior Editor
Nallan Suresh, University of Buffalo (SUNY)

Outstanding Associate Editors
Jennifer Blackhurst, Iowa State University
Patrick Chau, The University of Hong Kong
Chris Craighead, Pennsylvania State University
Frederick Easton, Syracuse University
Mani Subramani, University of Minnesota

Outstanding Reviewers
Gopesh Anand, University of Ilinois
Xiuli He, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Sriram Narayanan, Michigan State University
Carrie Queenan, University of South Carolina
Tobias Schoenherr, Michigan State University
Qinghua Zhu, Dalian University of Technology


The Carol J. Latta Memorial DSI Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholar
Aravind Chandrasekaran, Ohio State University