Chris Voss Best Paper Award

2015

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to:

  • Menglei Niu, Christian Busse, Stephan M. Wagner, for their paper: “Supplier development for sustainability in global supply chains: Insights from dyadic case studies conducted in Switzerland and China”.

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Awards were presented to:

  • 2015 Highly Commended 1: Carolien De Blok, for the paper “How public service supply chains achieve integration: Findings from five cases”.
  • 2015 Highly Commended 2: Guido Orzes, Fu Jia, Marco Sartor, Guido Nassimbeni, for their paper “Does social accountability pay off? An empirical investigation on the performance impact of Sa8000”

2014

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to:

  • Antony Potter, Benn Lawson, Frits Pil, Matthias Holweg, for their paper: “Organizational responsiveness to supplier disruptions: Empirical evidence from agri-food product recalls”.

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Awards were presented to:

  • Annachiara Longoni, Raffaella Cagliano, for their paper “Sustainable supply chain management and competitive advantage: The role of human capital”.
  • Katri Kauppi, Federico Caniato, Markku Kuula, Annachiara Longoni, for their paper “Supply chain risk management and operational performance: The impact of country-level disruption risks”.

2013

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to

  • Min Zhang (Norwich Business School, UK), Xiande Zhao (China-Europe International Business School, China), and Marjorie A. Lyles (Indiana University Kelley School of Business, USA), for their paper: “Absorptive capacity and mass customization capability: The role of customers and suppliers as sources of knowledge”.

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Award was presented to

  • Antony Potter (Manchester Business School, UK), Benn Lawson (Cambridge Judge Business School, UK), and Beverly B. Tyler (North Carolina State University, USA), for their paper: “Building new product advantage within inter-firm NPD projects: The role of firm selection, supplier technology, and absorptive capabilities”.
  • Lisa Hüttinger and Holger Schiele (both at University of Twente, Netherlands), for their paper: “Empirical evidence for the influencing factors of preferential treatment by suppliers”.

2012

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to:

  • Benn Lawson (University of Cambridge, UK), Daniel Krause (Colorado State University, USA), andAntony Potter (University of Manchester, UK), for their paper: “Managing Supplier Performance during Collaborative New Product Development”.

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Award was presented to

  • Melek Akin Ates (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands), Guido Ianniello (Luiss Guido Carli University, Italy), and Jan van den Ende (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands), for their paper: “An Exploratory Model for Coordination Approaches in
    Buyer-supplier-supplier Triads in NPD projects”.
  • Emanuele Lettieri, Giovanni Radaelli, Nicola Spiller (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), and Matteo Mura (Università di Bologna, Italy), for their paper: “Innovating Healthcare Operations: lessons from a micro-level investigation”.

2011

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to

  • Carolien de Blok, Wietze van der Aa, Pim den Hertog (University of Amsterdam, NL) for the paper: ‘Managing inter-firm relationships in open service innovation.’

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Award was presented to

  • Katri Karjalainen (University of Manchester, UK), Alistair Brandon-Jones (University of Bath, UK),Stephano Ronchi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Erik van Raaij (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) for the paper: ‘Electronic purchasing tools and purchasing absorptive capacity as antecedents of purchasing category performance.’
  • Bart MacCarthy, Amila Jayarathne (University of Nottingham, UK) for the paper: ‘Global supply networks and responsiveness in the international clothing industry:
    Differences across different retailer types.’

2010

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to

  • Andreas Feldmann, Jan Olhager, Don Fleet, and Yongjiang Shi for the paper:
    ‘Linking networks and plant roles: The impact of changing a plant role.’

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Award was presented to

  • José Moyano-Fuentes, Macarena Sacristán-Díaz, and Pedro J. Martínez-Jurado for the paper: ‘Cooperation in the supply chain and lean production adoption: Evidence from the Spanish automotive industry.’
  • Zoe Radnor and Matthias Holweg for the paper:
    ‘From tools to systems: A critical appraisal of lean healthcare implementations.’

2009

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to

  • Joe Miemczyk, Thomas Stäblein,and Matthias Holweg for the paper: ‘Theoretical versus actual product variety: how much customisation is really demanded in the marketplace?’

The Chris Voss Highly Commended Award was presented to

  • Raffaella Cagliano, Federico Caniato, Ruggero Golini, and Evelyn Micelotta for the paper:
    ‘The impact of country culture on the adoption of new forms of work organization.’

2008

The Chris Voss Best Paper Award was presented to:

  • Amrou Away Sheh and Robert D. Klassen for the paper
    'Supply chain structure and its impact on supplier socially responsible practices'.

Chris Voss Highly Commended Awards were presented to:

  • Giovani J. C. da Silveira and Rui S. Sousa for the paper 'Analysis of the relationships between operations strategy paradigms and performance'.
  • Giorgia Dal Pont, Andrea Furlan and Andrea Vinelli for the paper
    'Effects on performance of lean bundles'.