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RESEARCH AWARD FEEDBACK FORM-CONTRIBUTION TO NEW KNOWLEDGE

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Name: Date: Submission Title: Author Name(s):

Write your comments and recommendations in paragraph format in the space provided below each question. Feel free to take as much space as needed to thoroughly answer the questions. Your writing should be detailed and specific relative to the criteria. Please also provide your individual scoring for each section. Upon completion, please email a copy of this form to shingo.assistant@usu.edu. You will be scoring the submission on the following items: 1. Content 2. Premise 3. Presentation At the end of your feedback, please give the submission your overall recommendation with a yes or no answer.


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Feedback and Criteria

1. Content a. In what ways does this submission contribute to new knowledge and understanding of operational excellence? Please refer to the bulleted list below to help guide you when evaluating and providing feedback for the submission. This list should not limit you in finding examples, but should help to guide you in your comments.       

Applies operational excellence concepts to a new, different, or underdeveloped environment or business domain Describes and articulates how to achieve a transformative or breakthrough operational excellence/lean concept; does so from a unique perspective Contributes new insight, concept, and practices for enabling continuous improvement Provides a deeper understanding of operational excellence and/or lean principles Includes a focus on front-line associates and senior management engagement Applies operational excellence from a principles and systems perspective Represents or encourages scientific thinking Please enter your response here

b. What is this submission’s potential for significant impact on the body of knowledge or the practice of operational excellence. Please refer to the bulleted list below when evaluating and providing feedback for the submission. This list should not limit you in finding examples, but should help to guide you in your comments. 

Does the submission present new information in an effective, innovative, or valuable way?


RESEARCH AWARD FEEDBACK FORM-CONTRIBUTION TO NEW KNOWLEDGE

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Has widespread application Is relevant to practitioners Adds value to current body of operational excellence knowledge Provides useful and practical information Provides guidance for achieving sustainable performance improvements Is engaging and thought provoking and provides new motivational insights Please enter your response here

2. Premise a. Below is the author’s intended premise for the book. Has the author met this premise? Please refer to the bulleted list below when evaluating and providing feedback for the submission. This list should not limit you in finding examples, but should help to guide you in your comments.  

Is the author’s intended premise important? Why? Does the author achieve the premise he/she intended? How?

Author’s Premise Include author’s premise here


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Feedback and Criteria

Please enter your response here

3. Presentation a. Please describe the presentation quality of this work. Refer to the bulleted list below when evaluating and providing feedback for the submission. This list should not limit you in finding examples, but should help to guide you in your comments.       

Has clearly stated and realized objectives Uses an appropriate level (frequency and nature) of practical examples Is specific in terms of who, what, why, and how Is well referenced, grounded, and data-based Has a distinctive organization and style that will attract target audience Is visually appealing (especially if multi-media) Contains compelling, clear, precise, and error-free writing that avoids jargon Please enter your response here


RESEARCH AWARD FEEDBACK FORM-CONTRIBUTION TO NEW KNOWLEDGE

Scoring Please score each section below.

Content

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Premise

Put your score here

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Put your score here Add Scores together

25

Submission executes premise stated by author

Presentation Total

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Recommendation Do you recommend this submission receive the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award from The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence? Yes

No

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Research award feedback form new knowledge