Sushil K. Gupta POMS Distinguished Service Award
The Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) created the Sushil K. Gupta POMS Distinguished Service Award in its annual meeting in Chicago, April 20, 2012, to recognize contributions made by those members who substantially contributed to the growth of the Society. The award was named after Sushil to honor him for his dedicated services to POMS.
The recipient must be a long-standing member of POMS. The recipient must have significantly enhanced the general welfare of POMS members through service contributions. The recipient must have served POMS members for a minimum of 6 years in one or more significant leadership roles. The recipient must be a POMS member in good standing.
The recipient would receive an award along with a $2,000 honorarium. The recipient would also receive a lifetime POMS membership.
The first Sushil K. Gupta POMS Distinguished Service Award was given at the POM Annual Conference Awards Ceremony in Denver, May 3 - May 6, 2013. The second Sushil K. Gupta POMS Distinguished Service Award will be given at the POM Annual Conference Awards Ceremony in Atlanta, May 9-12, 2014, to recognize dedicated individual(s) who have served POMS over time—measured in years.
Nominations for the award should be sent to Martin Starr (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a copy to Sushil Gupta (email@example.com) by January 31, 2014. Read the announcement for more details.
The first recipients of the award was:
Martin K. Starr – Rollins College, USA