Hall of Fame
Welcome to the Decision Sciences Institute Hall of Fame.
Below you will find listings of award winners throughout the Institute's 40-year history. Because of these individuals' outstanding contributions, the Decision Sciences Institute has become the premier professional organization dedicated to the science, practice, and teaching of business decision making.
The following list is still a work-in-progress. If you have information on an award winner not listed here, please contact Hal Jacobs at the DSI Home Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2013. E. Powell Robinson, Jr., University of Houston
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ELWOOD S. BUFFA DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARD WINNERS
2012 Winner: Alan Mackelprang, Georgia Southern University
2010 Winner: Aravind Chandrasekaran, Ohio State University
2009 Winner: Amrou Awaysheh, Instituto de Empresa - IE Business School
2008 Winner: Scott C. Ellis, Clemson University
John Gray, The Ohio State University
2006 Winner: Michael Naor, George Mason University.
2005 Winner: Tipparat Laohavichien, Kasetsart University in Thailand.
2004 Winner: Anand Nair, Auburn University.
2003 Winner: Joan McMahon, Christopher Newport University.
2001. Catherine Ridings, Lehigh University.
2000. Qiang Tu, Rochester Institute of Technology.
1999. Sime Curkovic, Western Michigan University.
1998. Joy Field, Boston College.
1997. Elena Katok, Colorado School of Mines.
1996. Robert Klassen, The University of Western Ontario.
1995. Anil Khurana, Boston University.
1994. John J. Lawrence, University of Idaho.
1993. Minghe Sun, University of Texas at San Antonio.
1992. Susan Wright Palocsay, James Madison University.
1991. John Seydel, University of Mississippi.
1990. Bhaba Sarker, Louisiana State University.
1989. Luis Huete, I.E.S.E., Barcelona, Spain (degree received from Boston University).
1988. Dale Goodhue, University of Minnesota (degree received from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
1987. Shoshana Anily, University of British Columbia (degree received from Columbia University).
1985. Dale Eugene Rude, University of Missouri-Columbia (degree received from the University of Iowa).
1984. Terry P. Harrison, The Pennsylvania State University.
1983. Richard James Penlesky, Marquette University (degree received from Indiana University).
1982. Honorable Mention:
John Ricketts, Indiana University.
1981. Gregory G. Dess. "The Relationship Between Objective and Subjective Measures of Manufacturers' Competitive Environments: Implications for Firm Economic Performance."
1980. Elaine Bennett, Northwestern University.
1979. Kose John. "Computing Equilibrium Paths of Continuous Families of Economies: A Homotopy Technique and Algorithms."
1978. Ronald Walter Hilton, The Ohio State University.
1977. Dennis P. Dykstra, Oregon State University.
1976. John M. Mulvey, UCLA.
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2013. Nils-Hassan Quttineh and Helene Lidestam, Linköping University.
2012. Suntichai Kotcharin (Thammasat University), Steve Eldridge (Lancaster University), James Freeman (University of Manchester). The Relationship between Lean Supply Chain Strategy and Supplier Integration and Competitive Capabilities in Thailand's Automotive Suppliers
2011. Jian Hua (The University of the District of Columbia), Sanjay Bapna (Morgan State University). Who Can We Trust? The Influence of Insider Threats on IS Security Investments
2010. Baofeng Huo, Xi’an Jiaotong University; Xiande Zhao, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Fujun Lai, University of Southern Mississippi. Supply Chain Quality Integration: A Global Empirical Study
2009. Stephan M. Wagner, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, and Victor Silveira Camargos, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Decision Model for the Application of Just In Sequence
Charles R. Gowen III, Gregory N. Stock, Kathleen L. McFadden, Northern Illinois University
2006. Mario G. Augusto, University of Coimbra; Elisio F. Brandao, University of Oporto; and Joao V. Lisboa, University of Coimbra.
2005. Dean C. Chatfield, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Terry P. Harrison, Pennsylvania State University; Jack C. Hayya, Pennsylvania State University).
2004. Paul Stephens, Bradley University; James R. Evans, University of Cincinnati; and Charles H. Matthews, University of Cincinnati. "Small Business View of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence."
2003. Scott E. Sampson, Brigham Young University. "Objective Function Specification in a Scheduling Optimization Problem."
2002. Scott Sampson, Brigham Young University. "DSI 2001 Preference-Based Scheduling."
2001. Daesik Hur, Bowling Green State University; Vincent A. Mabert, Indiana University; and Kurt M. Bretthauer, Indiana University. "Real Time Work Schedule Adjustment in a Quick Service Operation System."
2000. Kathleen L. McFadden, Northern Illinois University. "Operations Safety: A Study of the Effectiveness of a Commercial Aviation Program."
1999. Elliot Bendoly, Indiana University, Kurt Bretthauer, Indiana University, Murray J. Côté, Trinity University, and Daesik Hur, Indiana University. "Health Care Service Operations: Resource Planning Tools and the Role of Information Technology."
1998. Steven Walczak, University of Colorado at Denver. "A Decision Support Tool for Allocating Hospital Bed Resources."
1997. Edward J. Conlon, Sarvanan Devaraj, and Khalil F. Matta, University of Notre Dame. "Is Quality Perception a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? The Case of the Automotive Industry."
1996. Michael J. Brusco, Florida State University, and Tony R. Johns, Clarion University of Pennsylvania. "Staffing a Multi-Skilled Workforce with Varying Levels of Productivity: An Analysis of Cross-Training Policies."
1995. Ronald K. Satterfield, University of South Florida, and E. Powell Robinson, Jr., Texas A&M University. "An Integrated Framework for Profit Maximizing Distribution System Design."
1994. L. Douglas Smith, Susan M. Sanchez and Edward C. Lawrence, University of Missouri-St. Louis. "A Comprehensive Model for Managing Credit Risk and Forecasting Losses on Portfolios of Home Mortgages."
1993. Dorothy G. Dologite, William J. Ferns, and B. Loerinc Helft, City University of New York - Baruch College, Robert J. Mockler, St. Johns University, and Robert S. Pfeffer, New York City Mayor's Office. "Juvenile Delinquent Legal Advisement., Development of an Expert System Prototype."
1992. Varun Grover and James T. C. Teng, University of South Carolina. "Factors Contributing to the Successful Implementation of Customer-Based Inter-Organizational Systems."
1991. Charles R. Gowen, III, and William J. Tallon, Northern Illinois University. "Turnaround Strategies for American and Japanese Corporations."
1990. Manoj K. Malhotra, University of South Carolina, Larry P. Ritzman, The Ohio State University, W. C. Benton, The Ohio State University, and Keong G. Leong, The Ohio State University. "A Mathematical Programming Model for Scheduling Postal Distribution Employees."
1989. James J. Divoky and Mary Anne Rothermel, The University of Akron. "Patterns in Student Preferences for Teaching Behaviors."
1988. John J. Bernardo, University of Kentucky, and Edward Gillenwater, University of Louisville. "An Efficient Heuristic for Scheduling the Operation of a Continuous Miner and Bolter."
1987. Cheryl Gaimon, Ohio State University. "Closed versus Open Loop Dynamic Game Results on the Acquisition of New Technology."
1985. Fred Glover, University of Colorado-Boulder, Randy Glover, Management Robotics, Claude McMillan, University of Colorado-Boulder, and Scott McMillan, Management Robotics. "The General Employee Scheduling Problem: An Effective Large Scale Solution Approach."
1984. Joseph G. Glynn and Stanley Arbeit. "Teaching Product Lifecycle - An Interactive Computer Simulation."
1981. Clifford R. Skousen, Utah State University, and Gerald L. Hooper, Logan Regional Hospital. "A Cost Allocation Model for Hospital Surgical Suites."
1980. Peter S. Rose and Gary A. Giroux, Texas A&M University. "Models of Corporate Bankruptcy: An Analytical and Empirical Evaluation."
1979. Alan H. Kvanli and James J. Buckley. "A Sequential Decision Rule for Credit Card Screening."
1978. Paul A. Griffin and David S. Ng, Stanford University. "Competitive Information Source and Capital Market Behavior: Theory and Empirical Test."
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2012: Sinan Erzurumlu, Babson College
2011: Christopher J. Roethlein and John K. Visich (Bryant University)
2010: Robert E. Collier, Mike Kadish, and Elliott Weiss, Darden School, University of Virginia
2009: Brandy S. Cannon and Louis A. Le Blanc, Berry College
2008: Matthew J. Drake (Duquesne University);
Paul M. Griffin (Georgia Institute of Technology);
Julie L. Swann (Georgia Institute of Technology)
2007: Rebecca Grant, University of Victoria
2006: Carol Prahinski, University of Western Ontario; Eric O.Olsen, California Polytechnic State University; and Renee Reid, University of Western Ontario
2005: Natalie Simpson, University of Buffalo (SUNY)
2004: Robert Klassen, University of Western Ontario. "Electrosteel Castings Limited"
2003: Carol Prahinski and John Haywood-Farmer, University of Western Ontario. "Quinte MRI and Quinte MRI Teaching Note"
2002: Thomas E. Vollmann, IMD; Carlos Cordon. "Freqon -- Buyer-Supplier Evolution?"
2001: William A. Fischer, International Institute for Management Development. "Stephen King and the Publishing Industry's Worst Nightmare"
2000: Rebecca A. Grant, University of Victoria. "Advanced Book Exchange Inc.: The BarnesandNoble.com Partnership"
1999: Neil R. Jones, The University of Western Ontario. "Industrie Pininfarina: The New Customer Decision"
1998: J. B. Wilkinson, Youngstown State University, and Gary B. Frank, The University of Akron. "Cironi's Sewing Center: Adding New Merchandise Lines"
1997: John S. Haywood-Farmer, University of Western Ontario. "Mutual Life of Canada - The Group Client Service Guarantee"
1996: Robert J. Mockler and Leonora Fuxman, St. John's University, and Dorothy Dologite, City University of New York-Baruch College. "Cineplex Odeon-The Motion Picture Theater Industry"
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2011: Jongsawas Chongwatpol (Oklahoma State Univ), Ramesh Sharda (Oklahoma State Univ), Naruamol Benmard (TMA Systems, LLC)
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2011. Wenjun Gu (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), Dilip Chhajed (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Nicholas C. Petruzzi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Is Remanufacturing Environmentally Friendly?
2010. Sarv Devaraj and Suvrat Dhanorkar, University of Notre Dame. Do as I Say Not as I Do—An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Corporate Sustainability Beliefs and Performance.
2003. David West and Scott Dellana, East Carolina University. "Nonlinear Forecasting Models for Predicting Wastewater Effluent Loads."
2002. Frank Montabon, Iowa State University; Robert Sroufe, Boston College; Ram Narasimhan, Michigan State University; Xinyan Wang, Household Financial. "An Examination of the Relationship Between Environmental Practices and Firm Performance."
2001. Robert Sroufe, Boston College; Frank L. Montabon, Iowa State University; Ram Narasimhan, Michigan State University; and Xinyan Wang, Michigan State University. "A Framework for Corporate Environmental Practices and Its Application for Enhancing Environmental Management."
2000. Peter Neergaard and Bettina Kildegaard Winsten, Copenhagen Business School. "Factors Leading to Excellence in Environmental Management. An Environmental Study."
1999. Remko I. van Hoek, Erasmus University. "Greening the Automotive Supply Chain Through Technology and Operations."
1998. Ingrid M. Martin, University of Colorado; Holly Wise Bender, Colorado School of Mines; Wade E. Martin, Colorado School of Mines; Deborah Shields, USDA Forest Service. "The Impact of Goals on the 'Values-Attitudes-Behaviors' Framework."
1997. Linda C. Angell, The Pennsylvania State University, and Monika Winn, University of Victoria. "Viridity: The Quality or State of Being Green."
1996. Dan L. Worrell, K. Matthew Gilley, Wallace N. Davidson III, and Abuzar El-Jelly, The University of Texas at Arlington. "When Green Turns to Black: Announced Greening Activities and Firm Performance."
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2013. Ta-Wei Kao and Winston T. Lin, The State University of New York at Buffalo; Hsin-Hsin Chang, National Cheng Kung University. Managing Brand Equity in E-Banking: A Simultaneous Equations System Approach
2012. Yang Yu (Texas Tech Universit), Dara Gale Schniederjans (Texas Tech University),
2011. Cheng-Chieh Hsiao (National Chengchi University), Carol Yeh-Yun Lin (National Chengchi University). Do Supportive Human Resource Practices Mediate the Effect of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Firm Performance?
2010. Matthew W. Ford, Northern Kentucky University; James R. Evans and Suzanne S. Masterson, University of Cincinnati.The Road to Maturity: Process Management and Integration of Strategic Human Resource Processes.
2009. Jian Hua, University of the District of Columbia, and Sanjay Bapna, Morgan State University.The Impact of Cyber Terrorism on Investment for Information System Security.
2008. Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Moses Acquaah, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; and Jayanth M. Jayaram, University of South Carolina. The Effects of Human Resource Management, Manufacturing and Marketing Strategy on Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy: A Comparative Analysis of Family and Non-Family Firms.
2006. Manuel Tarrazo, University of San Francisco. Identifying Securities to Buy: The Heuristic ri/stdi.
2005. Subhashish Samaddar, Georgia State University; Satish Nargundkar, Georgia State University; Marcia Daley, Georgia State University. "Does Structure Matter? Exploring the Influence of Supply Network Configuration on IIS and Performance."
2004. Timothy Baker, Washington State University; and Nagesh N. Murthy, University of Oregon. "Performance Implications for Multi-Unit Online Auctions in the Presence of Forecast Errors."
2003. Wing M. Fok, Loyola University New Orleans Jing Li, Lillian Y. Fok, and Sandra J. Hartman, University of New Orleans. "An Exploratory Study of Quality Management Programs, the Use of Various Information Systems, Organizational Culture, and Perceptions of Success: A Sample from Mainland China."
2002. Krish Muralidhar, University of Kentucky; Rathindra Sarathy, Oklahoma State University. "What Could They Find? An Assessment of Security Risk."
2001. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay, Lamar University; and Lawrence L. Schkade, University of Texas at Arlington. "An Empirical Investigation of the Initiation, Adoption, and Implementation of Disaster Recovery Planning by Health Maintenance Organizations."
2000. Stelios (Steve) H. Zanakis, Florida International University, Michael Doumpos, Technical University of Crete, and Constantin Zopounidis, Technical University of Crete. "Global Investing Risk - Assessments of Experts."
1999. Caron H. St. John, Clemson University, Nagraj Balakrishnan, Clemson University, and James O. Fiet, University of the Pacific. "Using Neural Networks to Predict the Wealth Effects of Corporate Strategy Decisions."
1998. Asoo J. Vakharia, University of Florida, Jayashree Mahajan, University of Florida. "An Alternative Approach for Solving Clustering Problems in Manufacturing and Marketing."
1997. Madeleine E. Pullman, Southern Methodist University, and William L. Moore, University of Utah. "Optimal Service Design: Integrating Marketing and Operations Elements for Capacity Decisions."
1996. Larry J. Menor, Aleda V. Roth, and Charlotte H. Mason, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Operations Agility and Market Leadership in Services: An Exploratory Study of Competitive Capabilities and Performance."
1995. Noel C. Smith, University of Texas-Arlington, Mark Eakin, University of Texas-Arlington, Craig Slinkman, University of Texas-Arlington, Frank J. Papa, University of North Texas, and Anthony Clark, University of North Texas Health Science Center. "A Graphical Decision Support Tool for Medical Diagnosis: Cuts Costs While Improving Quality in Pilot Study."
1994. Robert B. Handfield, Michigan State University and Soumen Ghosh, Georgia Institute of Technology. "A Case Study of Total Quality Management and Organizational Change."
1993. Mark E. Nissen, University of Southern California. "Multivariate Statistics and Symbolic Artificial Intelligence: Analytical and Empirical Comparisons in Language Recognition."
1992. Charles R. Franz, University of Missouri and K. Gregory Jin, Western Connecticut State University. "A Speech Interaction Model and Methodology for Assessing Group Dynamics during System Development."
1991. Vivian Carpenter, Wayne State University. "Institutional Theory, Resource Dependence, and Self Interests: Implications for Governmental Accounting Research."
1990. Patricia L. Nemetz, Eastern Washington University. "An Empirical Analysis for the Factory of the Future."
1989. John Robb Dixon and Alfred J. Nanni, Jr., Boston University. "An Instrument for Investigating the Relationships Among Manufacturing Strategy, Actions and Performance Measures."
1988. Robert E. Markland and Murray L. Vincent, University of South Carolina. "Improving Resource Allocation in a Teenage Sexual Risk Reduction Program."
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2013. Kaitlin Wowak, The University of Notre Dame; Christopher Craighead, The Pennsylvania State University; Dave Ketchen, Auburn University.
2012. Emre M. Demirezen (Texas A&M University), Subodha Kumar (Texas A&M University), Bala Shetty (Texas A&M University).
2011. Kuo-Ting Hung (Suffolk University), Chanchai Tangpong (North Dakota State University)
2010. Jane Barnes and Ying Liao, Meredith College
2009. Peter G. Zhang, Georgia State University, and
Yusen Xia, Georgia State University
2008. Guoming Lai, Carnegie Mellon University
2007. Young H. Chun, Louisiana State University
2006. Minghe Sun, The University of Texas at San Antonio
2005. Goutam N. Challagalla, Georgia Institute of Technology; Nagesh N. Murthy, University of Oregon; Leslie H. Vincent, Georgia Institute of Technology
2004. Mohan Subramaniam, Boston College; and Mark A Youndt, Skidmore College. "The Influence of Intellectual Capital on the Types of Innovative Capabilities."
2003. Minghe Sun, University of Texas, San Antonio. "Multiple-Group Discriminant and Classification Analysis with Linear Programming Approaches."
2002. Hani Mesak, Louisiana Tech University; Hongkai Zhang, East Central University. "Optimum Scheduling of Advertising Pulses Over Time."
2001. Joy M. Field, Boston College; and Kingshuk K. Sinha, University of Minnesota. "Applying Process Knowledge for Yield Variation Reduction."
2000. Paul C. Nutt, The Ohio State University. "Intelligence Gathering for Decision-Making."
1999. Jun Zhao, Governors State University, Michael D. Michalisin, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, and Charles I. Stubbart, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. "Corporate Refocusing During the 1990s: A New Typology with an Empirical Investigation of Its Performance Consequences."
1998. Helen M. Moshkovich, University of West Alabama, Alexander I. Mechitov, University of West Alabama, David L. Olson, Texas A&M University. "Ordinal Judgments in Multiattribute Decision Analysis."
1997. Lee J. Krajewski and Jerry C. Wei, University of Notre Dame. "Supply-Chain Flexibility."
1996. Anil Khurana, Boston University, and F. Brian Talbot, The University of Michigan Robert Klassen, The University of Western Ontario. "Global Manufacturing Strategies: Can Internationalization Models Explain These?"
1995. Michael J. Brusco, Florida State University, and Tony R. Johns, Clarion University. "A Sequential Integer Programming Method for Discontinuous Labor Tour Scheduling."
1994. Michael P. Lillis, Medaille College and Raymond G. Hunt, State University of Now York at Buffalo. "An Application of Signal Detection Theory in the Evocation of Choice: Situational, Task and Individual Differences in Problem Recognition Performance."
1993. Ching-Chung Kuo and Krishna S. Dhir, The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, and Fred W. Glover, University of Colorado at Boulder. "Maximizing Diversity: Concept, Formulations, and Applications."
1992. S. Christian Albright, F. Robert Jacobs and John R. Willems, Indiana University. "Representing Process and Group Technology Layouts with a Closed Network Queueing Model."
1991. Renu Ramnarayanan and William L. Gardner, III, University of Mississippi. "Interactions Among Presentation Formats, Cognitive Styles and Time Constraints: An Experimental Study."
1990. J. Keith Ord, The Pennsylvania State University, and Anne B. Koehler, Miami University. "A Structural Model for the Multiplicative Holt-Winters Method."
1989. Chao-Hsien Chu and Wenyih Lee, Iowa State University. "A Comparison of 0-1 Integer Programming Models for Manufacturing Cell Formation."
1988. Paul C. Nutt, The Ohio State University. "Formulation Tactics Used by Managers in Strategic Decision Making."
1987. William I. Bullers, Jr., University of New Mexico. "A Tripartite Approach to Information Systems Development."
1985. Mark I. Rosen, Ramon J. Aldag, and Harold J. Joseph, University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Workplace Coping: Development of a Structural Equation Model."
1983. Lee J. Krajewski, The Ohio State University, Barry E. King, The Ohio State University, Larry P. Ritzman, The Ohio State University, Danny S. Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong. "Kanban, MRP, and Shaping the Production Environment."
1981. Bruce L. Golden, University of Maryland, and Edward A. Wasil, University of Maryland. "A Curve Fitting Experiment in Estimating Optimal Solution Values to Travelling Salesman Problems."
1980. Harvey J. Brightman, Georgia State University. "Teaching Quantitative Methods by General Problem Solving Heuristics."
1979. H. Albert Napier and Earle Steinberg. "Optimal Multi-Level Lot Sizing for Requirements Planning Systems."
1978. Bert M. Steece, University of Oregon. "Model Adequacy: A Bayesian Viewpoint."
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Instructional Innovation Award
The Instructional Innovation Award seeks to recognize outstanding contributions that advance instructional approaches within the decision sciences. The focus of this award is innovation in college- or university-level teaching.
2013. To be determined at the annual meeting.
2012. Monica Adya, Marquette University; Bryan Temple, Glasglow Caledonian University; and Donald Hepburn, Glasgow Caledonian University
2011. Alan Abrahams, Virginia Tech
2010. Anne Maggs and Timothy M. Bergquist, Northwest Christian University
2008. Janelle Heineke, Boston University;
Larry Meile, Boston College Carroll School of Management;
Linda Boardman Liu, Boston University; Jane Davies, Boston University
2007. Grandon Gill, University of South Florida
2006. Sandra Strasser, Valparaiso University
2005. Grandon Gill, University of South Florida
2004. Natalie Simpson,
SUNY at Buffalo
2003. Lee Revere, University of Houston - Clear
2002. S. Thomas Foster, Jr, Boise State University
2001. John Todd, University of Arkansas; Ken
Vickers, University of Arkansas
2000. Robert Minch, Boise State University; Sharon
Tabor, Boise State University
1999. Harvey J. Brightman, Georgia State University;
Robert Elrod, Georgia State University
1998. Karen A. Brown, Seattle University
1997. Peter Arnold and Anil Khurana, Boston University
1996. O. Homer Erekson, Orie L. Loucks, Raymond F. Gorman, Pam Johnson, and Timothy C. Krehbiel, Miami University. Sustainability Perspectives in Resources and Business: An Interdisciplinary Course for Business and Science Majors
1995. Chetan S. Sankar, Scott Kramer and Kamal
K. Hingorani, Auburn University
1994. Christine H. Lamb, James B. Lee, and Karen
L. Vinton, Montana State University
1993. Earl H. McKinney, Jr., United States Air
1992. David M. Dilts, University of Waterloo
1991. Donald L. Harnett, Indiana University. Integrating Quantitative Models and Managerial Economics in the MBA Core.
1990. Morag Stewart, Eastern Washington University, and Vance Cooney, University of Arizona. Practice What You Teach: Using a Database to Teach Database Concepts.
1989. Peter W. Stonebraker, Northeastern Illinois University. The `Little Red Wagon' Course.
1988. Peeter Kirs, The University of Texas @ El Paso. A Role-Playing Approach to Systems Analysis and Design.
1987. Lori S. Franz, University of Missouri-Columbia. A Board Meeting Approach for Integrating Analysis and Communication Skills into Quantitative Methods Courses.
1986. R. Lawrence LaForge, Clemson University, and Charles W. McNichols, Radford University. An Integrative, Experiential Approach to Teaching Production Management.
1985. Roger J. Gagnon, Wake Forest University. Teaching Operations Design: An Experiential Project Approach.
1984. James R. Evans, University of Cincinnati. Integrating Creative Thinking in the Application of Operations Research/Management Science.
1983. David M. Ambrose, University of Nebraska-Omaha, and Roger L. Hayen, Central Michigan University. The Nebraska Rural Communities Program: Decision Support in a Living Laboratory. AND Rebecca J. Klemm, Klemm Analysis Group. Business Statistics: A Consulting Firm Approach.
1982. Samuel E. Bodily, University of Virginia. A Course Structure and Teaching Approach for Decision Models in Management.
1981. Rick Hesse, Mercer University. The Block: Integrating Management and Management Science.
1980. Daniel Robey, Barbara Taggart and Bill Taggart, Florida International University. Decision Styles and Personal Effectiveness.
1979. John C. Anderson, University of Minnesota. Problem Formulation: A Management Science Approach.
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International Meeting Paper Awards
1999 Best Theoretical Papers
Jose H. Dula, University of The Mississippi, USA, and R.M. Thrall, Rice University, USA. "Accelerating DEA over Multiple Models and Forms with Frame."
Karl Inderfurth, Otto - von-Guericke Univ., Germ., A.G. de Kok, Eindhoven Univ. Technology, Netherlands, and S.D.P. Flapper, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, Netherlands. "Product Recovery Policies in Stochastic Remanufacturing Systems with Multiple Reuse Options."
Salvatore Greco, Universita di Catania, Italy, Benedetto Matarazzo, Universita di Catania, Italy, and Roman Slowinski, Poznan Technical University, Poland. "On Joint Use of Indiscernibility, Similarity and Dominance in Rough Approximation of Decision Classes."
1999 Best Application Papers
Krishna S. Dhir, Pennsylvania State University,USA, Warren H. Platt, Swinburne Univ. of Tec., Australia, and Garry Watts, Swinburne Univ. of Tec., Australia. "A Judgement-Analytic Decision Support System for the Management of Admissions to an Academic Program of Study."
Joanna R. Baker, Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte,USA, A.Cem Saydam, Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte,USA, and Pamela K. Lattimore, Research Triangle Institute,USA. "An Interactive Workload, Risk Balancing Model and Decision Support System for Probationer Assignment."
1999 Best Interdisciplinary Integration Papers
Stavros Zenios, University of Cyprus, Cyprus, and Andreas C. Soteriou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus. "On the Improvement of Efficiency, Quality and Profitability of Banking Services."
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Decision Sciences Journal
2013 Best Paper Award (two co-winners)
Competition and Sustainability: The Impact of Consumer Awareness
2011 Best Paper Award (two co-winners)
The Impact of Geographic Proximity on What to Buy, How to Buy, and Where to Buy: Evidence from High-Tech Durable Goods Market
2010 Best Paper Award
2008 Best Paper Award
2007 Best Paper Award
2006 Decision Sciences Journal Best Paper
2005 Decision Sciences Journal Best Paper
2005 Decision Sciences Journal Outstanding Associate Editors
2005 Decision Sciences Journal Outstanding Reviewers
2004 Decision Sciences Journal Best Empirical Paper
2004 Decision Sciences Journal Best Analytical/Theoretical Paper
2004 Decision Sciences Journal Best Associate Editors
2004 Decision Sciences Journal Best Reviewers
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
2011 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Paper Awards
2010 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Paper Awards
2009 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Papers' Awards
Enhancing knowledge transfer in classroom versus online settings: the interplay among instructor, student, content, and context
An entrepreneurial approach of a geographic information system
The Art of War: Managing the Intricacies of Supply Chain Power and Trust
2008 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Papers' Awards
Applying the Collective Causal Mapping Methodology to OM Curriculum Development
The Power of Doing: A Learning Exercise that Brings the Central Limit Theorem to Life
What?! No Quiz Today? An Innovative Framework for Increasing Student Preparation and Participation
2007 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Papers' Awards
Learning from the Pros: Influence of Web-Based Expert Commentary on Vicarious Learning About Financial Markets
Impact of Personality on Academic Performance of MBA Students: Qualitative Versus Quantitative Courses
2006 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Papers
Virtual and Traditional Feedback-Seeking Behaviors: Underlying Competitive Attitudes and Consequent Grade Performance
Examining Drivers of Course Performance: An Exploratory Examination of an Introductory CIS Applications Course
The Determinants of Students' Perceived Learning Outcomes and Satisfaction in University Online Education: An Empirical Investigation
2005 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Papers
Toward a Typology of Business Education in the Internet Age. Johnny Rungtusanatham (Arizona State University), Lisa M Ellram (Arizona State University), Sue Siferd (Arizona State University), Steve Salik (Arizona State University)
Relationship of Student Undergraduate Achievement and Personality Characteristics in a Total Web-based Environment: An Empirical Study. Marc Schniederjans (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Eyong B Kim (University of Hartford)Integrating Intellectual Property Concepts into MIS Education: An Empirical Assessment. Peter Mykytyn (Southern Illinois Univ, Carbondale), Kathleen Mykytyn (Southern Illinois Univ, Carbondale), David A Harrison (The Pennsylvania State University)
2004 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Paper (Vol. 1, No. 1)
2004 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Paper (Vol. 1, No. 2)
2004 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Best Paper (Vol. 2, No. 1)
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2013. Huay Ling Tay, Vikram Bhakoo, and Prakash J. Singh, University of Melbourne, Australia.
2012. Shakeel Sadiq Jajja and Syed Zahoor Hassan, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan; and Shaukat Ali Brah, Karachi School of Business & Leadership, Pakistan
2011. Melek Akin Ates (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
2010. Oanh T. K. Tran and David D. Dobrzykowski, University of Toledo. A Strategic Supply Chain Alignment Model: The Influence of 3D Strategy Alignment on Performance
2008. Antti Tenhiala, Helsinki University of Technology. Applicability of Different Capacity Planning Methods: Practical Implications from Contingency Theory
2007. Evelyne Vanpoucke, Ghent University. Creating Successful Collaborative Relationships: An Empirical Study in Europe
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The Institute would like to recognize and express appreciation to its charter members, listed below, who attended the first organizational meeting of the Institute in 1969. Most of these current charter members have remained and currently are very active in the Institute. Six are past presidents of the Institute, four have served as Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal, and 11 have been members of the Institute's Board of Directors. A grateful thank you is extended to each one for their contributions to the Institute since its inception.
David R. Anderson, University of Cincinnati
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