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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.

Measuring sustainability performance of SMEs in a developing country: A study in the southern of Vietnam (2022)
Thesis
Phan, H. Measuring sustainability performance of SMEs in a developing country: A study in the southern of Vietnam. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/8046146

Given that sustainability performance measurement has gained a lot of momentum in recent years, there has been a shortcoming of sustainability metrics developed from SMEs perspective. This thesis investigated the most appropriate metrics for SMEs in... Read More about Measuring sustainability performance of SMEs in a developing country: A study in the southern of Vietnam.

Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks (2022)
Working Paper
Arif, A., Bottazzi, L., & Pastorello, S. (2022). Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks

This study investigates the impact of securitization and the issuance of covered bonds on the credit risk taking behavior of banks. We collected data for seven major European economies for the period between 2001 and 2014, that is, both before and af... Read More about Securitization, covered bonds and the risk taking behavior of European banks.

Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions (2022)
Journal Article
Ullah, N., Mugahed al-rahmi, W., Alfarraj, O., Alalwan, N., Ibrahim Alzahrani, A., Ramayah, T., & Kumar, V. (2022). Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions. Journal of Telematics and Informatics, 6(June 2022), Article 100008. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.teler.2022.100008

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is transforming the financial industry and leading to a rise in the modern banking system. Like in developed nations, disruptive technology is necessary to advance the traditional banking system in emerging economi... Read More about Hybridizing cost saving with trust for blockchain technology adoption by financial institutions.

Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals (2022)
Journal Article
Oliveira Neto, G. C. D., Leite, R. R., Lucato, W. C., Vanalle, R. M., Amorim, M., Matias, J. C. O., & Kumar, V. (2022). Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals. Sustainability, 14(5), Article 2944. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14052944

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the economic and environmental gains that result from the implementation of cleaner production in a small enterprise (SE) from the metal and mechanics industry, allowing for overcoming barriers and contributin... Read More about Overcoming barriers to the implementation of cleaner production in small enterprises in the mechanics industry: Exploring economic gains and contributions for sustainable development goals.

Redesigning traditional linear supply chains into circular supply chains–A study into its challenges (2022)
Journal Article
Roy, T., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, V., Kumar, A., & Agrawal, R. (2022). Redesigning traditional linear supply chains into circular supply chains–A study into its challenges. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 31, 113-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2022.02.004

Transitioning to a Circular Economy (CE) is considered the most promising way to achieve economic and environmental sustainability. However, companies and governments are faced with challenges in redesigning existing linear supply chains (SCs) into c... Read More about Redesigning traditional linear supply chains into circular supply chains–A study into its challenges.

Supply chain sustainability risk decision support model using integrated Preference Selection Index (PSI) method and prospect theory (2022)
Journal Article
Sutrisno, A., & Kumar, V. (2022). Supply chain sustainability risk decision support model using integrated Preference Selection Index (PSI) method and prospect theory. Journal of Advances in Management Research, 19(2), 316-346. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAMR-06-2021-0193

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the integrated model of the Preference Selection Index (PSI) and the prospect theory as new means to appraise the impact of supply chain sustainability risks based on five pillars of sustainability.... Read More about Supply chain sustainability risk decision support model using integrated Preference Selection Index (PSI) method and prospect theory.

Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Mangion-Thornley, K. (2022). Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence. In LTSE 2021 Conference Proceedings (27-31)

Cultural intelligence (CQ) and intercultural competence have repeatedly been identified as key skills for the development of future global leaders and the recruitment of young graduates. This case study presents an innovative use of peer-mentoring to... Read More about Online peer-mentoring for the development of cultural intelligence.

“It’s a two-way street”: Examining coaching in talent management through the lens of social exchange theory (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Mangion-Thornley, K., Gannon, J., & Wylie, N. (2022). “It’s a two-way street”: Examining coaching in talent management through the lens of social exchange theory. In Applied Research Conference 2022 - Submissions (20-23)

This paper is based on a qualitative case study exploring coaching as a talent management (TM) practice in a global bank. Using social exchange theory as a theoretical lens, it focuses on individual coaching practices embedded in TM programmes target... Read More about “It’s a two-way street”: Examining coaching in talent management through the lens of social exchange theory.

“It’s a two-way street”: examining coaching through the lens of social exchange theory (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Mangion-Thornley, K., Gannon, J., & Wylie, N. (2022, January). “It’s a two-way street”: examining coaching through the lens of social exchange theory. Presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference 2022, Online

This paper is based on a qualitative case study exploring coaching as a talent management (TM) practice in a global bank. Using social exchange theory as a theoretical lens, it focuses on individual coaching practices embedded in TM programmes target... Read More about “It’s a two-way street”: examining coaching through the lens of social exchange theory.

Supply chain sustainability risk assessment model using integration of the preference selection index (PSI) and the Shannon entropy (2022)
Journal Article
Sutrisno, A., & Kumar, V. (in press). Supply chain sustainability risk assessment model using integration of the preference selection index (PSI) and the Shannon entropy. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJQRM-06-2021-0191

Purpose: This study proposes a new model for assessing supply chain sustainability risk integrating subjectivity and objectivity of decision-maker. Research has shown the vacancy of study in dealing with the above issue. To fill this research gap, a... Read More about Supply chain sustainability risk assessment model using integration of the preference selection index (PSI) and the Shannon entropy.

Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production (2022)
Journal Article
Phillips, W., Roehrich, J. K., Kapletia, D., & Alexander, E. (2022). Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production. California Management Review, 64(2), 71-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/00081256211068545

The COVID-19 pandemic shocked the global economy, laying bare the coordination challenges and vulnerabilities of global value chains (GVCs) across sectors. Governments, consumers, and firms alike have called for greater GVC resilience to ensure criti... Read More about Global value chain reconfiguration and COVID-19: Investigating the case for more resilient redistributed models of production.

An analysis of operational behavioural factors and circular economy practices in SMEs: An emerging economy perspective (2021)
Journal Article
Luthra, S., Kumar, A., Sharma, M., Arturo Garza-Reyes, J., & Kumar, V. (2022). An analysis of operational behavioural factors and circular economy practices in SMEs: An emerging economy perspective. Journal of Business Research, 141, 321-336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.12.014

Circular Economy (CE) principles are relatively unexplored, especially in emerging economies. None of the studies so far have also explored operational behavioural factors and CE practices in the context of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).... Read More about An analysis of operational behavioural factors and circular economy practices in SMEs: An emerging economy perspective.

Multiple life-cycle products: A review of antecedents, outcomes, challenges, and benefits in a circular economy (2021)
Journal Article
Nag, U., Sharma, S. K., & Kumar, V. (2022). Multiple life-cycle products: A review of antecedents, outcomes, challenges, and benefits in a circular economy. Journal of Engineering Design, 33(3), 173-206. https://doi.org/10.1080/09544828.2021.2020219

The importance of design and its contribution to society is heavily emphasised in the literature. Multiple life-cycle products are based on the ideology value retention of components, products, and materials after its use phase, and utilised for the... Read More about Multiple life-cycle products: A review of antecedents, outcomes, challenges, and benefits in a circular economy.

Impact of different conflict levels on culturally diversified Japanese organisations’ performance under a collaborative conflict management style (2021)
Journal Article
Nguyen, G., & Kumar, V. (2021). Impact of different conflict levels on culturally diversified Japanese organisations’ performance under a collaborative conflict management style. International Journal of Organizational Business Excellence, 4(2), 71-94

With the increasing globalization, cultural diversity management has emerged as an important issue and it is regarded as a process that helps to maintain a positive workplace environment where the similarities and differences of individuals from diff... Read More about Impact of different conflict levels on culturally diversified Japanese organisations’ performance under a collaborative conflict management style.

Coupling of cryptocurrency trading with the sustainable environmental goals: Is it on the cards? (2021)
Journal Article
Khaled Mustafa, F. M., Lodh, S., Nandy, M., & Kumar, V. (2022). Coupling of cryptocurrency trading with the sustainable environmental goals: Is it on the cards?. Business Strategy and the Environment, 31(3), 1152-1168. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2947

Following the systematic review and bibliometric analysis of current literature, this paper attempts to investigate whether the wealth generated through cryptocurrency trading can assist in attaining the United Nation's (UN) Sustainable Development G... Read More about Coupling of cryptocurrency trading with the sustainable environmental goals: Is it on the cards?.

Emerging technologies in emergency situations (Guest editorial) (2021)
Journal Article
Fosso Wamba, S., Queiroz, M., Roscoe, S., Phillips, W., Kapletia, D., & Azadegan, A. (2021). Emerging technologies in emergency situations (Guest editorial). International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 41(9), 1405-1416. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-07-2021-0481

The world is witnessing an unprecedented upheaval in global operations and supply chains (Azadegan & Dooley, 2021; Scholten et al., 2020). Increasingly occurring natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic have plunged organisations into a state of e... Read More about Emerging technologies in emergency situations (Guest editorial).

Impact of I4.0 technologies and their interoperability on performance: Future pathways for supply chain resilience post-COVID-19 (2021)
Journal Article
Frederico, G., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, A., & Agarwal, R. (in press). Impact of I4.0 technologies and their interoperability on performance: Future pathways for supply chain resilience post-COVID-19. International Journal of Logistics Management, The, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-03-2021-0181

Purpose – This study aims to investigate the impact of I4.0’s technologies and their interoperability on Supply Chains (SCs) performance and how the integration of such technologies and their interoperability can create pathways for SCs resilience po... Read More about Impact of I4.0 technologies and their interoperability on performance: Future pathways for supply chain resilience post-COVID-19.

Paradoxes of leadership (2021)
Book Chapter
Bolden, R. (in press). Paradoxes of leadership. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Leadership Studies. SAGE Publications

Recognizing the tensions and contradictions within leadership theory and practice is an important starting point for developing more creative and constructive ways of working. The ambiguity, uncertainty and complexity that now permeate all areas of... Read More about Paradoxes of leadership.