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Enhancing student engagement through case method with guest speakers (CMGS) (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Almenta, E., & Vallespin, M. (2015, June). Enhancing student engagement through case method with guest speakers (CMGS). Presented at UWL 2015 Teaching and Learning Conference

Enhancing student engagement through Case method with Guest Speakers (CMGS)

Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical industry (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., & Morales, J. (2015, May). Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical industry. Paper presented at The 2015 Spring Servitization Conference

Purpose: The present paper aims at providing an outlook of the portfolio of services developed by the pharmaceutical distribution in Spain and Portugal by looking at the different types and levels of implementation. This paper also provides the rese... Read More about Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical industry.

Assessing the impact of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management practices (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. (2014, June). Assessing the impact of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management practices. Paper presented at 21st European Operations Management Association (EUROMA) conference

Purpose: Inter-firm relationship has long been considered as a fundamental ingredient for the successful implementation of quality management practices. This importance has been echoed in Deming’s (1986) comment in that the synergy of closer relati... Read More about Assessing the impact of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management practices.

The influence of inter-firm relationships on Supply Chain Quality Management (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. (2012, March). The influence of inter-firm relationships on Supply Chain Quality Management. Presented at 4th Annual International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies (AGMS)

Claims of the association between inter-firm relationships and the successful implementation of Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM) practices have been long discussed in the literature. Nevertheless, these assumptions lack consistent empirical sup... Read More about The influence of inter-firm relationships on Supply Chain Quality Management.

Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management (SCQRM): A step forward (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., & Soltani, E. (2011, September). Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management (SCQRM): A step forward. Paper presented at 25th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (BAM)

The main focus of this paper is to highlight the importance of efficient implementation of quality management systems throughout the whole supply network, through Strategic Supplier Relationship Management (SSRM) and the establishment of adequate rel... Read More about Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management (SCQRM): A step forward.

An investigation into the factors influencing Supply Chain Quality Management processes (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., & Soltani, E. (2010, September). An investigation into the factors influencing Supply Chain Quality Management processes. Paper presented at 24th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management (BAM)

Given that Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM) seems to be the key for future competitiveness it is crucial to understand how to control quality throughout the whole Supply Chain (SC). The extended and globalised SC generated “co-ordinating” probl... Read More about An investigation into the factors influencing Supply Chain Quality Management processes.

Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management: Managing triadic relationships towards improved performance outcomes
Presentation / Conference
Soares, A., & Soltani, E. Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management: Managing triadic relationships towards improved performance outcomes. Paper presented at 14th Annual Conference of the QMOD Conference on Quality & Service Sciences (ICQSS)

Purpose: Managers and academics are conscientious that companies compete as a larger network. They need to understand the role of network relationships towards improved supply chain performance; however, clear conceptual backgrounds are needed. Fo... Read More about Supply Chain Quality Relationship Management: Managing triadic relationships towards improved performance outcomes.

The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms
Journal Article
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. (in press). The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms

Claims of the association between inter-firm relationships and the successful implementation of Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM) practices have been long discussed in the literature. Nevertheless, these assumptions lack consistent empirical sup... Read More about The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms.

Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes
Journal Article
Aldous, R., & Soares, A. (in press). Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes

Ethical values and purchasing intentions held by consumers often do not match to their ethical purchasing behaviour, a concept referred to as the ethical purchasing gap. This research project investigates UK consumers ethical purchasing behaviour in... Read More about Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes.


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