Chris Voss Best Paper Award

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'.