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October, 2007

Perspectives of project failure by executives and project managers wins prize for Vanderbilt researchers

Oct. 18, 2007—An article examining the factors used by public service personnel and their contractors to reach the decision to terminate a project won the second-place award for best paper at the Academy of Management meeting in Philadelphia recently. Awards are given annually for the top three articles published in the prestigious Journal of Operations Management that...

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Clay, Johnston and Thackston receive Distinguished Alumnus Awards

Oct. 12, 2007—W. Robert Clay, John W. Johnson, and Edward Thackston received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering during the Engineering Celebration Dinner at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Thursday, Oct. 11. The award recognizes distinguished achievement, significant service, excellent character and a reputation that reflects well on the school. The honoree is chosen...

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