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Distributed manufacturing: A new form of localized production? (2020)
Journal Article
Singh, J., Graham, G., Lorentz, H., Phillips, W., Kapletia, D., & Hennelly, P. (in press). Distributed manufacturing: A new form of localized production?. International Journal of Operations and Production Management,

Purpose: The emergence of distributed manufacturing (DM) is examined as a new form of localised production, distinct from previous manifestations of multi-domestic and indigenous production. Methodology: Supply network (SN) configuration and infrastr... Read More about Distributed manufacturing: A new form of localized production?.

The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on servitization: an exploration of changing supply relationships (2019)
Journal Article
Boehmer, J. H., Shukla, M., Kapletia, D., & Tiwari, M. K. (2020). The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on servitization: an exploration of changing supply relationships. Production Planning and Control, 31(2-3), 203-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1631465

This research paper explores the emerging potential of IoT technology as an enabler for manufacturers seeking to exploit opportunities for new production, business and operating models. Following an analysis of extant literature and exploration of fo... Read More about The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on servitization: an exploration of changing supply relationships.

Redistributed manufacturing to support field medical care (2019)
Journal Article
Hunt, P., & Kapletia, D. (2020). Redistributed manufacturing to support field medical care. Future Healthcare Journal, 6(Suppl 1), 64-65. https://doi.org/10.7861/futurehosp.6-1-s64

Aims The aim of redistributed manufacturing (RDM) is to bring production closer to the point of clinical use thereby enhancing the capability to deliver immediate and optimised medical care. Additional benefits include reducing logistical burden and... Read More about Redistributed manufacturing to support field medical care.

Redistributed manufacturing – challenges for operations management (2019)
Journal Article
Kapletia, D., Phillips, W., Medcalf, N., Makatsoris, H., McMahon, C., & Rich, N. (2019). Redistributed manufacturing – challenges for operations management. Production Planning and Control, 30(7), 493-495. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1540057

Recent advances in small-scale local production technologies and materials sciences, combined with the power of digital design and analysis methods, have generated new opportunities for product innovators to experiment with rapid prototyping and comm... Read More about Redistributed manufacturing – challenges for operations management.

Application of additive manufacturing for mass customisation: understanding the interaction of critical barriers (2018)
Journal Article
Shukla, M., Todorov, I., & Kapletia, D. (2018). Application of additive manufacturing for mass customisation: understanding the interaction of critical barriers. Production Planning and Control, 29(10), 814-825. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1474395

Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology presents a very optimistic case for its application for mass customisation. Even though theoretically suitable, practically several critical barriers inhibit its implementation. Thus, this paper attempts to iden... Read More about Application of additive manufacturing for mass customisation: understanding the interaction of critical barriers.

Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education (2017)
Journal Article
Alexander, E., Phillips, W., & Kapletia, D. (2017). Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education. Policy and Politics, 46(4), 551-569. https://doi.org/10.1332/030557317X15052077338233

© Policy Press 2018. Our study of UK higher education institutions (HEIs) offers insights into the role of institutional logics in the adoption of organisational practices - specifically outsourcing. We identify two logics prevalent within HEIs: a pu... Read More about Shifting logics: Limitations on the journey from 'state' to 'market' logic in UK higher education.

Risk factors for project success in the Chinese construction industry (2017)
Journal Article
Prabhakar, G., Wu, Z., Nisar, T., Kapletia, D., & Prabhakar, G. P. (2017). Risk factors for project success in the Chinese construction industry. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 28(7), 850-866. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMTM-02-2017-0027

Purpose – To achieve project success, an effective project risk management procedure is inevitable. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of risk factors on project success in the Chinese construction industry context. Design/meth... Read More about Risk factors for project success in the Chinese construction industry.

Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) in healthcare – a new business paradigm? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., Kapletia, D., & Medcalf, N. (2017, June). Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) in healthcare – a new business paradigm?. Paper presented at Production and Operations Management International Conference

We present the findings of a large-scale, collaborative project investigating RDM in healthcare. New technologies, small-scale flexible manufacturing equipment and novel manufacturing processes are driving the development of new business models and s... Read More about Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) in healthcare – a new business paradigm?.

An integrated framework for innovation management in cyber security and privacy (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Kapletia, D., Felici, M., & Wainwright, N. (2014). An integrated framework for innovation management in cyber security and privacy. In M. Felici, & F. Cleary (Eds.), Cyber Security and Privacy. , (135-147). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12574-9_12

This paper is concerned with increasing the impact of publicly funded research and development (R&D) in cyber security and privacy. In the context of a high level of threat, there is a pressing need for firms and institutions to implement innovative... Read More about An integrated framework for innovation management in cyber security and privacy.

Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., & Kapletia, D. (2013, September). Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Outsourcing has been commonly practised within the private sector for decades and the outsourcing of publically provided services is becoming evermore prevalent as the pulic sector responds to the need to bring about ‘more for less’. Despite this pre... Read More about Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions.

Business model innovation in complex service systems: pioneering approaches from the UK defence industry (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Morales, R., & Kapletia, D. (2013). Business model innovation in complex service systems: pioneering approaches from the UK defence industry. In 7th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations: Service and Cloud Computing. , (93-103). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30867-3_9

Manufacturers and operators of complex service systems are increasingly focused on customer-centric strategies. Examples include solution-based contracts, which provide more holistic approaches closely linking design, manufacture, use and reuse funct... Read More about Business model innovation in complex service systems: pioneering approaches from the UK defence industry.

Migrating from products to solutions: An exploration of system support in the UK defense industry (2010)
Journal Article
Kapletia, D., & Probert, D. (2010). Migrating from products to solutions: An exploration of system support in the UK defense industry. Industrial Marketing Management, 39(4), 582-592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2009.03.013

This article explores the acquisition of business solutions in complex systems environments, through insights drawn from current literature and a study of the UK defense industry. We seek to counter-balance the dominance of literature focusing on the... Read More about Migrating from products to solutions: An exploration of system support in the UK defense industry.

Real options in service investments: scenarios from defence (2009)
Journal Article
Driouchi, T., Pennesi, P., Kapletia, D., & Cuthbert, R. (2009). Real options in service investments: scenarios from defence. International Journal of Services Sciences, 2(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijssci.2009.021959

This paper addresses the theme of investment under uncertainty in services. We specifically apply principles of contingent-claims analysis to underline the value of flexibility, i.e., the real options, embedded in service level agreements (SLAs) and... Read More about Real options in service investments: scenarios from defence.


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