M&SOM Best Paper Award
•Stage 1: Compilation of Papers.
–All papers (excluding erratum notes and editorial pieces) in prior three years are "nominated" by default. No solicitation of nominations required.
•Stage 2: Approval voting to select three finalists.
–Voting open to the M&SOM journal EIC, Department Editors, and Associate Editors.
–If there is a tie for the third ranked paper, then all of those tied papers will be finalists.
•Stage 3: Selection of the winner.
–Approval voting (among finalists) open to entire MSOM society.