Operations Management & Entrepreneurship Association

Winning Papers Archive

2022Issues Challenging the Valuation and Sale of a Family-Owned Italian Restaurant
George Dierberger, Augsburg University
Won Kim, Augsburg University
Cory Erickson, Augsburg University
Jacob Enger, Augsburg University
2021"Employee Ownership as a Solution to the SME Succession Issue"
Carl Pitchford, United International Business School
Perry Haan, Tiffin University
2018Proposed Border Tax Adjustment—Implications to the U.S. Auto Industry
Anthony Narsing, Middle Georgia State University
Wilhelmina (Mimi) Ford, Middle Georgia State University
Troy Sullivan, Middle Georgia State University
2017Rationality and Intuition in Operational Innovation:
The Role of an Ambidextrous Decision Culture
Jie McCardle, Georgia Southern University
2016"The Marketing-Product Recovery Interface: An Interdisciplinary and Case Study Approach"
Shad Dowlatshahi, University of Missouri Kansas City
2015"A Case Study Approach to Supplier Selection in Prototype Design"
Shad Dowlatshahi, University of Missouri-Kansas City
2014"Key Determinants Preventing Intra-Family Business Succession: An Empirical Study"
Archie Lockamy III, Samford University
2013"A Case Study Approach to Remanufacturing Operations in Reverse Logistics"
Shad Dowlatshahi, University of Missouri - Kansas City
2012"Part-Time Employee Scheduling at a University IT Support Call Center: A Goal Programming Approach"
Nicolette Johnson, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
James S. Moore, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
2011"The Effects of Employee Recognition, Pay and Benefits on Job Satisfaction: Cross Country Evidence"
Mussie Tessema, Winona State University
Kathryn Ready, Winona State University
Abel Embaye, University of Arkansas
2010Abel Embaye, University of Arkansas 2010 "A Practical View of Queues with Lane Switching."
Coleen Wilder, Illinois Institute of Technology
Nick Thomopoulos, Illinois Institute of Technology
2009"Deriving Demand Curves from Stochastic Conditions"
Craig Sorochuk, University of Western Ontario
John Wilson, University of Western Ontario
2007“Patent Analysis of RFID Technology”
Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta, University of Michigan-Flint
Amy J.C. Trappey, National Tsing Hua University
Charles V. Trappey, National Chiao Tung University
Ying-Shuo Huang, National Tsing Hua University
2006The OREO Model of Social Entrepreneurship: Prospects and Implications
Ram Kesavan, University of Detroit-Mercy
Oswald Mascarenhas, University of Detroit-Mercy
2005“Personnel Scheduling in Customer Service: A Goal Programming Approach”
Rachel L. Vinson, PHD Inc.;
James S. Moore, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
2004"The Ethical Nature of Selected Marketing Practices Among Small Organizations Seeking Competitive Advantages in Regional Markets”
John J. Withey, Indiana University South Bend
2003"Communication in Supply Chain Management Systems Between Collaborators"
Suresh Chalasani, Marwan Wafa - University of Wisconsin-Parkside
2002"Transformation of Women Entrepreneurs"
James R. Maxwell - Wilkes University
2001"The Perceived Impact of Outsourcing on Organizational Performance"
Dean Elmuti; - Eastern Illinois University
2000"Changes in AACSB Accreditation Standards: Analysis of Undergraduate Business Core and Entrepreneurship Course Offerings"
Hsiu-Hui Wang, Jack Sterrett
David Kunz - Southeast Missouri State University
1999"Business Process Re-engineering for Flexible & Innovation in Manufacturing"
Qingyu Zhang - The University of Toledo
1998"Managerial Implications of Profiling Small Business Personal Computer Users & Non-users"
Zafar U. Khan - Eastern Michigan University
S.K. Chawla - Angelo State University
Mary F. Smith - Georgia Southern University
Norton E. Marks - California State University/San Bernardino
1997"A Performance Evaluation of a Simulated Annealing Heuristic to a Hub Location Problem"
Sue Abdinnour-Helm - University of Wisconsin/River Falls

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Ulrich Schmelzle
Michigan Tech University\


Lisa Cooley
Delta State University



Rommel Moshed
Baker College