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NJIT Researchers Win Bright Idea Awards

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The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October. “Leader delegation in global software teams: occurrence and effects,” was written by Suling Zhang, NJIT alum; Marilyn Tremaine, professor emeriti in the department of information systems at NJIT; Allen E. Milewski, department of software engineering at Monmouth University; Jerry Fjermestad, professor of information management at NJIT; and Patrick O’Sullivan, IBM Corporation.  This is the second Bright Idea Award for this research team which is based on Zhang’s doctoral dissertation and the fifth award for Fjermestad. 

“Information Technology for Small Business: Managing the Digital Enterprise” co-authored by Katia Passerini, interim dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College; Ayman El Tarabishy, George Washington University; and Karen Patten, NJIT alum and assistant professor at the University of South Carolina, also won the award. This is the second Bright Idea Award for Passerini.