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Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach (2021)
Thesis
Richardson, S. Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1491011

At present the use of online communities has become a great interest to practitioners and scholars alike due to the potential for recruitment and social marketing (Johnson, Safadi, & Faraq, 2015). However, despite the growth in interest for online co... Read More about Exploring online identities of influential users in online communities: A mixed methods approach.

Happiness and co-creation of value: Playing the blues (2021)
Journal Article
Hughes, T., & Vafeas, M. (in press). Happiness and co-creation of value: Playing the blues. Marketing Theory, https://doi.org/10.1177/14705931211032255

Little has been written about co-creational aspects of happiness. Happiness is generally treated in the marketing literature as an individual outcome of exchange. However, the notion of value in exchange has been challenged by S-D logic. To stimulate... Read More about Happiness and co-creation of value: Playing the blues.

Issues and analysis of critical success factors for the sustainable initiatives in the supply chain during COVID- 19 pandemic outbreak in India: A case study (2021)
Journal Article
Rajak, S., Mathiyazhagan, K., Agarwal, V., Sivakumar, K., Kumar, V., & Appolloni, A. (in press). Issues and analysis of critical success factors for the sustainable initiatives in the supply chain during COVID- 19 pandemic outbreak in India: A case study. Research in Transportation Economics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2021.101114

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has severely affected the supply chain all over. A major challenge for the supply chain (SC) is to address this disruption risk and bring sustainability to SC. The objective of this paper is to identify the stakeho... Read More about Issues and analysis of critical success factors for the sustainable initiatives in the supply chain during COVID- 19 pandemic outbreak in India: A case study.

Assessing the environmental impacts of agrifood production (2021)
Journal Article
Jirapornvaree, I., Suppadit, T., & Kumar, V. (in press). Assessing the environmental impacts of agrifood production. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-021-02153-5

Agriculture, Forestry, and other land use approximately contribute to 24 percent of 2010 global Greenhouse Gas (GHGs) emissions. This study, therefore, focuses on assessing the environmental impacts of jasmine rice production. The Life Cycle Assessme... Read More about Assessing the environmental impacts of agrifood production.

Reflections from the field (mountain, cityscape and park): Walking for management development and links to being-in-the world, belonging and ‘Ba’ (2021)
Journal Article
Turner, A., Edwards, G., Latham, C., & Shortt, H. (in press). Reflections from the field (mountain, cityscape and park): Walking for management development and links to being-in-the world, belonging and ‘Ba’. Journal of Management Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-11-2020-0362

Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper, based on reflections from practice, is to shed light on the realities of using walking as a tool for learning and development. We do this through an initial analysis of longitudinal reflective data spann... Read More about Reflections from the field (mountain, cityscape and park): Walking for management development and links to being-in-the world, belonging and ‘Ba’.

A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment (2021)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Oyedele, L. O. (2021). A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment. Journal of Building Engineering, 43, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.102934

A novel data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach is proposed for building retrofitting. The innovation points include big-data information, integrated retrofitting design, and life-cycle optimisation through a comprehensive assessment of the econ... Read More about A data-driven life-cycle optimisation approach for building retrofitting: A comprehensive assessment on economy, energy and environment.

Sequential mixed methods research: Non-compliance in apprentice pay with owls (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Drew, H., & Ritchie, F. (2021, June). Sequential mixed methods research: Non-compliance in apprentice pay with owls. Paper presented at 20th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Within mixed methods literature, the relationship between qualitative and quantitative data collection is ubiquitously presented as sequential. Thus, the most followed approach is for the first stage of data collection to follow the second, or to run... Read More about Sequential mixed methods research: Non-compliance in apprentice pay with owls.

The effects of individual differentiation on newcomer group identification (2021)
Journal Article
Chen, J., & Cooper-Thomas, H. D. (2021). The effects of individual differentiation on newcomer group identification. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 36(5), 461-473. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMP-05-2020-0253

Purpose: With organizations hiring from increasingly diverse labor markets, this study aims to examine the implications of newcomers’ individual differentiation for their group identification. The paper proposes and tests a self-verification process... Read More about The effects of individual differentiation on newcomer group identification.

A novel business strategies framework of do-it-yourself practices in logistics to minimise environmental waste and improve performance (2021)
Journal Article
Upadhyay, A., Kumar, A., Kumar, V., & Alzaben, A. (in press). A novel business strategies framework of do-it-yourself practices in logistics to minimise environmental waste and improve performance. Business Strategy and the Environment, https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2846

The transportation sector is consuming a high quantity of oil and producing air pollution, CO2 and allergies, as well as promoting the storage of goods in traditional warehouses. It is not only creating waste and environmental pollution but also incr... Read More about A novel business strategies framework of do-it-yourself practices in logistics to minimise environmental waste and improve performance.

How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study (2021)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Bolden, R., Jarvis, C., Mann, R., Patterson, M., & Thompson, E. (2021). How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study. Public Health, 196, 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.04.033

Objectives: Systems leadership is widely acknowledged to be needed to address the many ‘wicked issues’ challenging public health systems. However, there is a lack of evidence on how to develop public health professionals into effective systems leader... Read More about How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study.

The art of survival: Tourism businesses in Thailand recovering from COVID-19 through brand management (2021)
Journal Article
Pongsakornrungsilp, S., Pongsakornrungsilp, P., Kumar, V., & Maswongssa, B. (2021). The art of survival: Tourism businesses in Thailand recovering from COVID-19 through brand management. Sustainability, 13(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13126690

The purpose of this study is to employ the existing theory on crisis management and corporate branding in a service context to explore how tourism businesses in Thailand can recover from the crisis caused by the impact of COVID-19. To manage the impa... Read More about The art of survival: Tourism businesses in Thailand recovering from COVID-19 through brand management.

Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects (2021)
Journal Article
Oyedele, A., Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L. O., Delgado, J. M. D., Akanbi, L., Akinade, O., …Bilal, M. (2021). Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects. Applied Soft Computing, 110(107587), 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2021.107587

Electrical injury impacts are substantial and massive. Investments in electricity will continue to increase, leading to construction project complexities, which undoubtedly contribute to injuries and associated effects. Machine learning (ML) algorith... Read More about Deep learning and Boosted trees for injuries prediction in power infrastructure projects.

Developing IT-enabled performance monitoring system for green logistics: A case study (2021)
Journal Article
Chhabra, D., Singh, R. K., & Kumar, V. (in press). Developing IT-enabled performance monitoring system for green logistics: A case study. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-12-2020-0678

Purpose – Logistics companies are compelled to improve their efficiency and the environmental performance by introducing the green concept in their operations. The main purpose of the paper is to have continuous monitoring and tracking of logistics o... Read More about Developing IT-enabled performance monitoring system for green logistics: A case study.

Coaching in the context of talent management: An ambivalent practice (2021)
Journal Article
Mangion-Thornley, K. (2021). Coaching in the context of talent management: An ambivalent practice. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, S(15), 4-19. https://doi.org/10.24384/dkvw-da37

Little is known about coaching in the context of talent management, especially the views of talented employees on its role for their career progression and leadership development. This single case study offers a contextualised analysis of the role... Read More about Coaching in the context of talent management: An ambivalent practice.

Triads in sustainable supply-chain perspective: Why is a collaboration mechanism needed? (2021)
Journal Article
Jraisat, L., Upadhyay, A., Ghalia, T., Jresseit, M., Kumar, V., & Sarpong, D. (in press). Triads in sustainable supply-chain perspective: Why is a collaboration mechanism needed?. International Journal of Production Research,

This research explores focal actors and their dyads, addressing their sustainable collaboration in triads and its relevance in the agri-triads that share information along the supply chains. We employ a multiple-case approach and presents two triads... Read More about Triads in sustainable supply-chain perspective: Why is a collaboration mechanism needed?.

Helping ensure survival: Digitally enhanced advanced services in community businesses (2021)
Report
Bradley, P., Gardner, M., Parry, G., & Webber, D. (in press). Helping ensure survival: Digitally enhanced advanced services in community businesses. Repository: Power to Change and DEAS

This study arose out of a three-year longitudinal study exploring the values held by community business leaders and how these values impact on the financial and social sustainability of their businesses. The final wave of interviews with leaders took... Read More about Helping ensure survival: Digitally enhanced advanced services in community businesses.

A set of efficient heuristics and meta-heuristics to solve a multi-objective pharmaceutical supply chain network (2021)
Journal Article
Ghasemi, P., Goodarzian, F., & Kumar, V. (2021). A set of efficient heuristics and meta-heuristics to solve a multi-objective pharmaceutical supply chain network. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 158, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2021.107389

In this paper, we propose a new multi-objective optimization approach for the pharmaceutical supply chain network (PSCN) design problem to minimize the total cost and the delivery time of pharmaceutical products to the hospital and pharmacy, while ma... Read More about A set of efficient heuristics and meta-heuristics to solve a multi-objective pharmaceutical supply chain network.

Machine learning applications for sustainable manufacturing: A bibliometric-based review for future research (2021)
Journal Article
Jamwal, A., Agrawal, R., Sharma, M., Kumar, A., Kumar, V., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. A. (in press). Machine learning applications for sustainable manufacturing: A bibliometric-based review for future research. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEIM-09-2020-0361

Purpose: The role of data analytics is significantly important in manufacturing industries as it holds the key to address sustainability challenges and handle the large amount of data generated from different types of manufacturing operations. The pr... Read More about Machine learning applications for sustainable manufacturing: A bibliometric-based review for future research.