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Varieties of institutional systems, ownership characteristics and cross-border acquisitions: A comparative study of Brazil and China (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Cai, C. (2024). Varieties of institutional systems, ownership characteristics and cross-border acquisitions: A comparative study of Brazil and China.

In this paper, we use the Varieties of Institutional Systems framework and comparative institutional perspective to compare and contrast the home country institutional factors in two emerging countries: Brazil and China. Our focus is on exploring how... Read More about Varieties of institutional systems, ownership characteristics and cross-border acquisitions: A comparative study of Brazil and China.

Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement (2024)
Report
Alves, K., Rogerson, M., & Grosvold, J. (2024). Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement. Modern Slavery Policy & Evidence Centre

Existing links between modern slavery and climate change are becoming clearer as the need increases for a just transition to a low-carbon economy. Yet, how organisations attempt to address these risks, either separately or simultaneously, is not unde... Read More about Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement.

Characterising redistributed manufacturing in healthcare through the lens of transdisciplinary innovation (2023)
Book Chapter
Kapletia, D., & Phillips, W. (2023). Characterising redistributed manufacturing in healthcare through the lens of transdisciplinary innovation. In M. Seyed Esfahani, & M. Halkes (Eds.), Healthcare Innovation Shaping Future Models of Delivery (243-262). World Scientific Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1142/9781800614192_0009

This chapter explores the emergence of Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) as a disruptive system that can help address wicked or complex problems in healthcare, which cannot easily be solved by individual disciplines alone. RDM is presented as a new f... Read More about Characterising redistributed manufacturing in healthcare through the lens of transdisciplinary innovation.

The moderating effect of supply chain collaboration on servitization (2023)
Journal Article
Ruiz-Alba, J., Soares, A., & Rodríguez-Molina, M. (in press). The moderating effect of supply chain collaboration on servitization. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, https://doi.org/10.1108/JBIM-07-2022-0335

Purpose: Supply chain collaboration (SCC) is an important element that contributes to enhanced performance. Nonetheless, there is still a need to understand its role in servitization implementation and outcomes. This study aims to address this gap by... Read More about The moderating effect of supply chain collaboration on servitization.

Applying artificial intelligence in healthcare: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic (2023)
Journal Article
Balasubramanian, S., Shukla, V., Islam, N., Upadhyay, A., & Duong, L. (in press). Applying artificial intelligence in healthcare: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Production Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2023.2263102

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in global healthcare systems and highlighted the need for innovative, technology-driven solutions like Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, previous research on the topic has been limited and fragmented... Read More about Applying artificial intelligence in healthcare: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Value creation in the digital platform and the emergence of grassroots entrepreneurs (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Fu, X., Ghauri, P., & Minayora, A. (2023, September). Value creation in the digital platform and the emergence of grassroots entrepreneurs. Paper presented at British Academy of Management 2024, Brighton, UK

This paper explores a digital technology-based business model that enables marginalised communities to engage in commercial activities without access to the initial capital. We observe a great need for a perspective on how marginalised communities cr... Read More about Value creation in the digital platform and the emergence of grassroots entrepreneurs.

Do fast fashion sustainable business strategies influence attitude, awareness and behaviours of female consumers? (2023)
Journal Article
Hageman, E., Kumar, V., Duong, L., Kumari, A., & McAuliffe, E. (2024). Do fast fashion sustainable business strategies influence attitude, awareness and behaviours of female consumers?. Business Strategy and the Environment, 33(2), 1081-1098. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.3545

In recent years, the fashion and textile industries have come under pressure to manage customer expectations. Previous research has shown that female consumers tend to buy more clothing than male consumers and are understood to care more about fashio... Read More about Do fast fashion sustainable business strategies influence attitude, awareness and behaviours of female consumers?.

The mediating role of planned behaviour in the religiosity and nascent entrepreneurship nexus (2023)
Journal Article
Emmanuel Onjewu, A., Anosike, P., & Godwin, E. S. (2023). The mediating role of planned behaviour in the religiosity and nascent entrepreneurship nexus. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 29(8), 1950-1969. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-08-2022-0771

Purpose: Increasingly, there is scholarly recognition that individuals' faith constitutes a background factor much like other antecedents conditioning entrepreneurial inclination. Yet, there is room to expand knowledge on how faith interrelates with... Read More about The mediating role of planned behaviour in the religiosity and nascent entrepreneurship nexus.

Guest editorial: Modelling the business and societal decisions under the impact of COVID-19 (2023)
Journal Article
Shah, B., Kumar, V., Ekren, B. Y., & Frederico, G. (2023). Guest editorial: Modelling the business and societal decisions under the impact of COVID-19. Journal of Modelling in Management, 18(4), 1017-1021. https://doi.org/10.1108/JM2-10-2022-0237

A recent literature base shows that the researchers (Roda et al. 2020) have addressed multiple healthcare issues during the lockdowns and unlock periods (between March 2020-March 2021) to mitigate the effects of Corona Virus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) t... Read More about Guest editorial: Modelling the business and societal decisions under the impact of COVID-19.

RiHN Fina Report PDF 2023 (2023)
Report
Phillips, W., Bello, S., Benger, J., Bibb, R., Dalgarno, K., Howell, C., …Uwalaka, V. (2023). RiHN Fina Report PDF 2023. Bristol, UK: EPSRC

Over a period of two years, the EPSRC funded RiHN brought together a multi-disciplinary network of academics stakeholder organisations, clinical groups and industry to provide a forum to define the challenges of realising Redistributed Manufacturing... Read More about RiHN Fina Report PDF 2023.

Blockchain in supply chain management: A synthesis of barriers and enablers for managers (2023)
Journal Article
Kafeel, H., Kumar, V., & Duong, L. (2023). Blockchain in supply chain management: A synthesis of barriers and enablers for managers. International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, 8(1), 15-42. https://doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2023.8.1.002

Blockchain is an emerging and disruptive technology and has the potential to change how supply chains manage their information. However, Blockchain is accompanied by challenges, such as increased information technology complexity, issues of scalabili... Read More about Blockchain in supply chain management: A synthesis of barriers and enablers for managers.

Circular supply chain management: A bibliometric analysis-based literature review (2023)
Journal Article
Zhang, A., Duong, L., Seuring, S., & Hartley, J. L. (in press). Circular supply chain management: A bibliometric analysis-based literature review. International Journal of Logistics Management, The, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-04-2022-0199

Purpose: Supply chain management (SCM) research has contributed to the transition to a circular economy (CE). Still, confusions exist on the related terms, and no review has mapped out the development trends in the domain. This research clarifies the... Read More about Circular supply chain management: A bibliometric analysis-based literature review.

Deconstructing gender inequality: Implications for women leadership and COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria (2023)
Journal Article
Anosike, P., Ekeh, P., & Firth, J. (in press). Deconstructing gender inequality: Implications for women leadership and COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria. International Journal of Management Practice, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMP.2024.10056961

Evidence suggests that the COVID-19 crisis has affected women more severely than their male counterparts. Thus, impeding the progress towards achieving gender equality and inclusion in society. The pandemic has the potential to undo more than decade-... Read More about Deconstructing gender inequality: Implications for women leadership and COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria.

Additive manufacturing integration in E-commerce supply chain network to improve resilience and competitiveness (2023)
Journal Article
Ekren, B. Y., Stylos, N., Zwiegelaar, J., Turhanlar, E. E., & Kumar, V. (2023). Additive manufacturing integration in E-commerce supply chain network to improve resilience and competitiveness. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 122, Article 102676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2022.102676

In light of recently increased e-commerce, also a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this study examines how additive manufacturing (AM) can contribute to e-commerce supply chain network resilience, profitability and competitiveness. With the recent co... Read More about Additive manufacturing integration in E-commerce supply chain network to improve resilience and competitiveness.

Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry (2022)
Book Chapter
Wang, X., Kumar, V., Kumari, A., & Kuzmin, E. (2022). Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry. In V. Kumar, J. Leng, V. Akberdina, & E. Kuzmin (Eds.), Digital Transformation in Industry: Digital Twins and New Business Models (28). Springer (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94617-3

With the advancement of digital technologies, supply chain management is changing dramatically. However, the practice and application of digital supply chains are complex and challenging. Some studies claim that technology is the core element, while... Read More about Impact of digital technology on supply chain efficiency in manufacturing industry.

Managing maturity of global supply chains: Learning from COVID-19 Pandemic (2022)
Journal Article
Frederico, G., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Martins, R. A., & Kumar, V. (2022). Managing maturity of global supply chains: Learning from COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, 15(4), 505-509. https://doi.org/10.1108/JGOSS-09-2022-0098

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought huge challenges for global supply chains to keep their continuity amid this impacting and unexpected event. Several industries and services have faced disruptions and losses. This has created high co... Read More about Managing maturity of global supply chains: Learning from COVID-19 Pandemic.

Guest editorial: The COVID-19 impact on humanitarian operations: Lessons for future disrupting events (2022)
Journal Article
Shah, B., Frederico, G. F., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Kumar, A. (2022). Guest editorial: The COVID-19 impact on humanitarian operations: Lessons for future disrupting events. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 12(4), 473-481. https://doi.org/10.1108/JHLSCM-10-2022-132

During wide spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), it has been recorded that humankind played a responsive role in collaboration with societies, governing authorities and controlling agencies (Haque and Islam, 2018) while managing resources d... Read More about Guest editorial: The COVID-19 impact on humanitarian operations: Lessons for future disrupting events.

Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Alves, K., Oliver, S., & West, S. (2022). Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services. In Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy (CADE 2022) (150-157). https://doi.org/10.1049/icp.2022.2057

Technology-supported business models associated with Servitization and digitally-enhanced Advanced Services rely on the co-creation of value that emerges during engagements between customers and suppliers. This value must be clearly identified in ord... Read More about Contracts: “Help wanted” to deliver advanced services.

Investigating the impact of COVID-19 on sustainable food supply chains (2022)
Journal Article
Kumar, V., Ekren, B., Wang, J., Shah, B., & Frederico, G. (2023). Investigating the impact of COVID-19 on sustainable food supply chains. Journal of Modelling in Management, 18(4), 1250-1273. https://doi.org/10.1108/JM2-03-2022-0072

Purpose: The ongoing pandemic has gravely affected different facets of society and economic trades worldwide. During the outbreak, most manufacturing and service sectors were closed across the globe except for essential commodities such as food and m... Read More about Investigating the impact of COVID-19 on sustainable food supply chains.