Campuses:

1999-2003 Winners

2003

Hoi-Ming ChiElectrical Engineering, Purdue University
Factories of the Future: Toward Automated Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (AIMS)

Ann H. DoddCommunication Arts & Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University
Examining the Relationship Between Communication and the Use of Quality Management Practices in Academic Departments

Amer KaissiHealth Services Research, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
The Effect of Culture and Structure on Patient Safety in Medical Group Practices

Nicholas L. BallInformation and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
The Effect of Information Systems Infrastructure on the Performance of the Information Systems Function: A Contingency Theory of Information Systems Infrastructure

Margo A. HalmSchool of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Health-Related Quality of Life of Coronary Artery Bypass Patients and their Spouses at 6 months to 1 Year

Enno SiemsenOperations, Technology & Innovation Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Why Do Workers Hoard Knowledge?

2002

Arpan JaniInformation & Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Fire-fighting in Software Projects and Its Impact on Software Quality: A Decision Making Approach

Trista JohnsonEpidemiology, Public Health
Epidemiology as a Tool to Study Medical Errors and Improve Patient Safety

Miguel RamosStrategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Maagement, University of Minnesota
Developing World-Class Quality in an Emerging Economy Under Radical Institutional Change: A Longitudinal Study

Leanne WirkkulaEducational Policies & Admin--Higher Education, Education & Human Development
A New Approach to Examining Planning and Management Fads in Higher Education

2001

Gwanhoo LeeInformation and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
The impact of information systems' organizational responsiveness on information systems quality and end-user satisfaction

Adrian ChooOperations and Management Science, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Knowledge creation in the structured improvement approach

Yvonne GodberEducational Psychology, Education and Human Development
Exploring the relationship between parental perspectives of school climate and their willingness to become involved

2000

Qimei (Angela) ChenJournalism and Mass Communication, College of Liberal Arts
Measurement, Meaning and Consequences of .com Satisfaction

Adrian ChooOperations and Management Science, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Mechanisms of Knowledge Creation Using the Six Sigma Approach

Scott ReynoldsStrategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Exploring the Ethical Aspects of Quality: How Do Managers Come to Label Issues as Ethical Issues?

1999

Kristy CuaOperations and Management Science, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
How do Just-In-Time, Total Quality Management, and Total Productive Maintenance programs relate? How do they lead to improved manufacturing performance?

Russel RogersStrategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Longitudinal Application of Complexity Theory to Healthcare Quality Improvement

Frank SchultzStrategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
The Pursuit of Quality of Care and Financial Performance in Health Care Decision Making