SONIC member and Ph.D candidate in Industrial Engineering & Management Scienes,  Jackie Ng, was selected as one of eight finalists in the INFORMS Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions available to doctoral students studying organizations. Finalists presented their dissertation proposals during a workshop on Saturday, October 21st to a panel of judges at the 2017 INFORMS annual conference in Houston.  Jackie’s dissertation proposal is titled Social media and their affordances for effective teamwork.