The Best Student Paper Award is given to the best paper presented as part of the OSCM conference program with a student as the leading author.
Papers for this award are assessed on the following criteria:
- Significance of the paper to the field of Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM);
- The extent to which the paper is interesting and managerially relevant;
- Theoretical contribution to OSCM;
- Use of appropriate methodological rigor;
- Clarity of writing and/or presentation.
Finalists for the award are selected by the OSCM Division Program Chair based on the ratings and comments received from AOM conference reviewers. The award winner is then chosen from these finalist papers by an independent committee following a blind review process.
2019 Best Student Paper
Winner: The Impact of Behavioral and Economic Drivers on Gig Economy Workers
Park Sinchaisri, University of Pennsylvania
The Effect of Unstable Schedules on Employee Turnover Productivity
Mohammad Mahdi Hashemian, MIT Sloan School of Management; Zeynep Ton, Harvard Business School
Differentiating Inter-Hospital Transfer Types: Varied Impacts on LOS and Destination Choice
Raymond Fan, U. of Houston; Ming Zhao, U. of Houston; Xiaosong Peng, U. of Houston
The Unintented Consequences of Health Policy: An Empirical Analysis of Opioid Prescribing Behavior
Justin Kistler, U. of South Carolina; Luv Sharma, U. of South Carolina
Past Best Student Paper Awards
2018 Stefan Kurpjuweit: "Partnering with New Venture Suppliers: A Dynamic Capabilities Approach"
2017 James Knuckles, ManMohan Sodhi: “A Multiple Case Study of Development Supply Chains for Household Solar Products Sold in Haiti”
2016 Sina Golara, Kevin Dooley: “The Influence of Manufacturing Services on Innovation”
2015 Desirée van Dun, Celeste Wilderom: “Governing Highly Performing Lean Team Behaviors: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Study”
2014 Luv Sharma, Aravind Chandrasakeran, Ken Boyer: “The Impact of Hospital Information Technology Bundles on Performance: an Econometric Study”
2013 Marcus Bellamy, Soumen Ghosh, Manpreet Hora: “Supply network structure and firm innovation”
2012 Brett Massimino, John Gray: “The Effect of Culture and Cultural Distance on Plant-Level Process Compliance”
2011 Claire Senot, Aravind Chandrasekaran, Ken Boyer
2010 Heng Liu, Yi Liu, Yuan Li
2009 Pekka Helkio, Antti Tenhiala: “Beyond the Product-Process Matrix: Fit between Production Process Specificity and Task Environment”
2008 Bart van Hezewijk (RSM Erasmus U.)
2007 Anant Ravindra Deshpande (UT Pan American)
2005 Andrea McGee Prud’homme (MSU), Ken Boyer (MSU), Roger Calantone (MSU)
2004 Gopesh Anand (OSU)
2003 Murat Kristal (UNC), Aleda Roth (UNC) and Jayashankar Swaminathan