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The financial consequences of servitization in manufacturing firms: An empirical analysis (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Izadi, J., & Abou-Foul, M. (2017, November). The financial consequences of servitization in manufacturing firms: An empirical analysis. Paper presented at 6th International Conference on Business Servitization 2017 (ICBS2017)

Prior body of servitization research falls short to fully capture the financial consequences of servitization. This paper aims at investigating the financial consequences of servitization in listed manufacturing companies in four countries, namely UK... Read More about The financial consequences of servitization in manufacturing firms: An empirical analysis.

Servitization of manufacturing: Exploring financial performance (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., & Izadi, J. (2017, June). Servitization of manufacturing: Exploring financial performance. Presented at Centre for Business & Industrial Marketing (CBIM) Academic Workshop

(1) Research question This research aims at investigating the impact of servitization on firm financial performance of listed manufacturing companies. (2) Theoretical background Most of the existing research on industrial services and servitizatio... Read More about Servitization of manufacturing: Exploring financial performance.

Causal recipes for product innovation: Quality management practices as ingredients (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., & Silva, G. (2017, May). Causal recipes for product innovation: Quality management practices as ingredients. Paper presented at 8th Annual Conference of the European Decision Sciences Institute (EDSI 2017): Information and Operational Decision Sciences

This study uses complexity theory to explore the apparent tension between quality management practices and product innovation. A survey of 112 manufacturing firms was conducted and the resulting data were analyzed using fuzzy set qualitative comparat... Read More about Causal recipes for product innovation: Quality management practices as ingredients.

Servitization and firm performance (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Rodriguez-Molina, M., & Gounaris, S. (2017, May). Servitization and firm performance. Poster presented at European Marketing Academy (EMAC) 2017

This paper explores the implementation of servitization from the viewpoint of servitized firms in the Spanish pharmaceutical industry. A quantitative research strategy was used to investigate the: (1) servitization motives (quest for profitability, c... Read More about Servitization and firm performance.

The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation (2017)
Journal Article
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. Y. (2017). The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation. Supply Chain Management, 22(2), 122-144. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-08-2016-0286

© 2017, © Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The extant literature highlights the notable lack of a consensus among operations and supply chain management scholars regarding the theoretical underpinnings and associated empirical evidence for the pe... Read More about The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation.

Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles (2017)
Journal Article
Lottermoser, B., Nazarian, A., Soares, A., & Lottermoser, T. (2017). Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 38(8), 1078-1094. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-05-2016-0119

© 2017, © Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Leadership has a major impact on organizational performance (Agle et al., 2006; Felfe and Schyns, 2004; Peterson et al., 2003). However, results are still conflicting regarding these effects and research... Read More about Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles.


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