Sprott School receives top honour at ASAC 2012

Posted on June 13, 2012 in Faculty, News, Research

The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) presented the Sprott School with its top award for research achievement at ASAC’s annual conference, which took place earlier this week at Memorial University.

In addition to winning the prestigious Research Excellence Award, several Sprott faculty members and students were also recognized with two Best Paper Awards, an Honourable Mention, and Distinguished Speaker Award.

Congratulations to Sprott’s faculty, students and graduates for these outstanding achievements and contributions to the conference!

Research Excellence Award

  • Sprott School of Business (Comprehensive Universities Category)

Best Paper Awards

  • “Supply Chain Sustainability Framework: An Empirical Study” (Production and Operations Management Category)
    – Ved Vedmani (PhD in Management Candidate), Kamel Fantazy (University of Sharjah), Vinod Kumar (Professor of Technology and Operations)
  • “Using Internet-based and Web 2.0 Technologies to Attract the Wine Tourist: An International Comparison” (Tourism and Sport Management Category)
    – Leighann Neilson (Associate Professor of Marketing), Judith Madill (University of Ottawa)

Honourable Mention

  • “An Exploration of the Gap between the Supply Chain and Finance Functions in Canadian Enterprises and its Potential Impact on Cross Enterprise Financial Innovation Consideration” (Production and Operations Management Category)
    – Peter Cowan (PhD in Management Candidate), Vinod Kumar (Professor of Technology and Operations)

Distinguished Speaker

  • “Quality in R&D: Developments and Opportunities in this New Research Frontier”
    – Vinod Kumar (Professor of Technology and Operations)