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Women in OR & Analytics

Introduction

We are pleased to bring you this collection of award winning articles, written by leading Women in Operational Research & Analytics. Each article is featured in a publication of The Operational Research Society, and is free to view exclusively via this page, until the end of 2019.

Goodeve Medal
The Goodeve Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of OR published in the Journal of the OR Society (JORS) within the relevant year.

Predicting time-to-churn of prepaid mobile telephone customers using social network analysis
Aimée Backiel, Bart Baesens & Gerda Claeskens
How many dentists does Sri Lanka need? Modelling to inform policy decisions
Sally Brailsford & Dileep De Silva
Use of modelling to inform public health policy: a case study on the blood-borne transmission of variant-CJD
Sonya Crowe, P Bennett, M Daraktchiev & M Utley
Effects of product postponement on the distribution network: a case study
S Kumar, D A Nottestad & Erin E Murphy
Stafford Beer Medal
The Stafford Beer Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of Information Systems published in the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) within the relevant year.

Examining the intended and unintended consequences of organisational privacy safeguards
Rachida Parks, Heng Xu, Chao-Hsien Chu & Paul Benjamin Lowry
Identity metamorphoses in digital disruption: a relational theory of identity
Anastasia Utesheva, Jason R Simpson & Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic
Six types of IT-business strategic alignment: an investigation of the constructs and their measurement
Jennifer E Gerow, Jason Bennett Thatcher & Varun Grover
Bridging the work/social divide: the emotional response to organizational social networking sites
Hope Koch, Ester Gonzalez & Dorothy Leidner
Decision support or support for situated choice: lessons for system design from effective manual systems
Reeva Lederman & Robert B Johnston
Cook Medal
The Cook Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of Knowledge Management published in Knowledge Management Research & Practice (KMRP) within the relevant period.

Enabling integrated knowledge acquisition and management in health care teams
Duncan Pentland, Kirsty Forsyth, Donald Maciver, Mike Walsh, Richard Murray & Linda Irvine
Deciding to use an enterprise wiki: the role of social institutions and scripts
Paul Jackson & Jane Klobas
KD Tocher Medal
The KD Tocher Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of simulation published in the Journal of Simulation within the relevant two year period.

Using soft systems methodology to determine the simulation study objectives
Kathy Kotiadis
Griffiths Medal
The Griffiths Medal is awarded in recognition of the most outstanding contribution to the philosophy, theory or practice of health systems published in the journal Health Systems within the relevant period.

Facilitating the transition from manual to automated nurse rostering
Mihail Mihaylov, Pieter Smet, Wim Van Den Noortgate & Greet Vanden Berghe
Facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle complex problems in health care: report from an exploratory workshop
Holly O Witteman & James E Stahl