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Nov. 7: Tepper School Professor Linda Argote Receives Prestigious INFORMS Fellows Award

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Tepper School Professor Linda Argote Receives
Prestigious INFORMS Fellows Award

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Recognizes Outstanding Contributions

Linda ArgoteHANOVER, Md.—The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has selected Linda Argote, the David M. Kirr and Barbara A. Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, to receive the 2008 INFORMS Fellows Award in recognition of her professional contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences.  
      
The INFORMS Fellows Award recognizes outstanding achievements in five areas: education in the field of operations research/management science; management of operations research/management science, including responsibility for applying the profession's techniques within an organization of any type; the practice of operations research/management science; research; and service to INFORMS and the profession of operations research.
      
Argote, one of 12 recipients this year, received the award at a special luncheon during the INFORMS annual meeting in Washington, D.C. She joins four faculty members, Egon Balas (2002), John Hooker (2007), Gerald Thompson (2004) and Michael Trick (2006), and Ph.D. alumni Fred Glover (2002), Manfred Padberg (2002), Suresh Sethi (2003), M. Martin Weingartner (2002) and Stan Zionts (2006) as INFORMS Fellows.
      
Argote is also a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Her instruction and research focus is on organizational learning, innovation productivity, knowledge transfer, organizational memory, group decision-making and performance.

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