Franz Edelman Laureates: Class of 1996


Team: South African National Defense Force
Paper: Guns or butter: Decision Support for Determining the Size and Shape of the South African National Defense Force
Laureates: Ivan Gryffenberg, South African Defense Headquarters
Jean L. Lausberg, South African Defense Headquarters
Willem J. Smit, South African Defense Headquarters
Stephanus Uys, South African Defense Headquarters
Sally Botha, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group
F. Rauten Hofmeyr, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group
Ruppert P. Nicolay, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group
Willie L. van der Merwe, Deloitee & Touche Consulting Group
Gysbert J. Wessels, Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group


Team: AT&T Capital
Paper: Automating Credit and Collections Decisions at AT&T Capital Corporation
Laureates: George Curnow, AT&T Capital Corporation
Gary Kochman, AT&T Laboratories
Steven Meester, AT&T Laboratories
Debashish Sarkar, AT&T Laboratories
Keith Wilton, AT&T Capital Leasing Services
Team: British National Health Services
Paper: A New Formula for Distributing Hospital Funds in England
Laureates: Roy A. Carr-Hill, University of York
Geoffrey Hardman, University of York
Stephen Martin, University of York
Stuart Peacock, Monash University
Trevor A. Sheldon, University of York
Peter C. Smith, University of York
Team: Federal Highway Administration
Paper: Pontis: A System for Maintenance Optimization and Improvement of U.S. Bridge Networks
Laureates: Kamal Golabi, Optima, Inc.
Richard Shepard, Department of Transportation, State of California
Team: National Car Rental System
Paper: Revenue Management Saves National Car Rental
Laureates: M.K. Geraghty, National Car Rental
Ernest Johnson, National Car Rental
Team: Procter & Gamble Co.
Paper: Blending OR/MS, Judgement, and GIS: Restructuring P&G's Supply Chain
Laureates: Jeffrey D. Camm, University of Cincinnati
Thomas E. Chorman, Procter & Gamble Co.
Franz A. Dill, Procter & Gamble Co.
James R. Evans, University of Cincinnati
Dennis J. Sweeney, University of Cincinnati
Glenn W. Wegryn, Procter & Gamble Co.
Team: The Finance Ministry of Kuwait
Paper: A Solution to Post Crash Debt Entanglements in Kuwait's al-Manakh Stock Market
Laureates: A.A. Elimam, San Francisco State University
Maurice Girgis, LTC Techno-Economics Research Group, Inc.
S. Kotob, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research