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Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall (2020)
Journal Article
Bolden, R., Williams, R., & O’Regan, N. (in press). Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall. Journal of Management Inquiry, https://doi.org/10.1177/1056492620935192

In this interview Ruth Hunt, former CEO of the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall and now crossbench peer at the House of Lords, discusses her approach to leadership for social change. She considers the changing context of LGBT rig... Read More about Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall.

The fall of Edward Colston and the rise of inclusive place-based leadership (2020)
Digital Artefact
Bolden, R. (2020). The fall of Edward Colston and the rise of inclusive place-based leadership. [Blog post]

The killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, USA triggered a wave of protests about racial inequality across the world. In Bristol, UK, it led to the toppling of the statue of Edward Colston, a 17th-century slave trader. The respon... Read More about The fall of Edward Colston and the rise of inclusive place-based leadership.

Cyber resiliency for digital enterprises: A strategic leadership perspective (2020)
Journal Article
Loonam, J., Zwiegelaar, J., Kumar, V., & Booth, C. (in press). Cyber resiliency for digital enterprises: A strategic leadership perspective. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2020.2996175

As organizations increasingly view information as one of their most valuable assets, which supports the creation and distribution of their products and services, information security will be an integral part of the design and operation of organizatio... Read More about Cyber resiliency for digital enterprises: A strategic leadership perspective.

A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network (2020)
Journal Article
Jabarzadeh, Y., Reyhani Yamchi, H., Kumar, V., & Ghaffarinasab, N. (in press). A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/MEQ-12-2019-0276

Purpose: This paper aims to present a closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) optimization problem for a perishable agricultural product to achieve three pillars of sustainability, including minimizing total network costs and carbon dioxide emissions from di... Read More about A multi-objective mixed-integer linear model for sustainable fruit closed-loop supply chain network.

Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach (2020)
Journal Article
Frederico, G. F., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, A., & Kumar, V. (in press). Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-08-2019-0400

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical approach based on the balanced scorecard (BSC) with regard to performance measurement – PM in supply chains for the Industry 4.0 era. Design/methodology/approach: This paper combines the... Read More about Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach.

Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies (2020)
Journal Article
da Silva, H. G., Ferreira, J. C. E., Kumar, V., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (in press). Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/MEQ-12-2019-0272

Purpose: The purpose of this research was to develop new sustainability indicators consistent with the sand mould casting industry, through benchmarking of cleaner production (CP), in order to identify the levels of practice and performance of compan... Read More about Benchmarking of cleaner production in sand mould casting companies.

Lean readiness level of the Azerbaijan construction industry (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Aghayev, H., Arturo, J., Nadeem, S. P., Kumar, A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., & González-Aleu, F. (2020). Lean readiness level of the Azerbaijan construction industry

This paper identifies and measures the Lean readiness of the Azerbaijan construction industry. A survey questionnaire was utilised to evaluate the Lean readiness of this industry by measuring its quality practices and to test three hypotheses. The Le... Read More about Lean readiness level of the Azerbaijan construction industry.

A multi-objective linear optimization model for designing sustainable closed-loop agricultural supply chain (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Kumar, V., Reyhani, H., Jabarzadeh, Y., Ghaffarinasab,, N., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (2020). A multi-objective linear optimization model for designing sustainable closed-loop agricultural supply chain

Demand for agricultural products will grow by nearly 70 percent in 2050 and high volume of chemical pesticides and agricultural fertilizers along with considerable waste in this sector induces serious environmental concerns. Hence it is not a priorit... Read More about A multi-objective linear optimization model for designing sustainable closed-loop agricultural supply chain.

A systematic literature review on machine learning applications for sustainable agriculture supply chain performance (2020)
Journal Article
Sharma, R., Kamble, S. S., Gunasekaran, A., Kumar, V., & Kumar, A. (2020). A systematic literature review on machine learning applications for sustainable agriculture supply chain performance. Computers and Operations Research, 119, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2020.104926

Agriculture plays an important role in sustaining all human activities. Major challenges such as overpopulation, competition for resources poses a threat to the food security of the planet. In order to tackle the ever-increasing complex problems in a... Read More about A systematic literature review on machine learning applications for sustainable agriculture supply chain performance.

Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects (2020)
Journal Article
Olawale, O. A., Oyedele, L. O., & Owolabi, H. A. (in press). Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2019-0255

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to commence the discourse on the non-inclusiveness of the dynamics of reputation within the construction industry by identifying and examining the key product and process drive... Read More about Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects.

Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail and IT industries: The mediation role of customer engagement (2020)
Journal Article
Garg, P., Gupta, B., Dzever, S., Sivarajah, U., & Kumar, V. (2020). Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail and IT industries: The mediation role of customer engagement. International Journal of Information Management, 52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102069

Social media analytics (SMA) is a dynamic field which has received considerable attention from both academics and management practitioners alike. A significant number of the scholarly research currently being conducted in SMA, however, is conceptual.... Read More about Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail and IT industries: The mediation role of customer engagement.

How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry (2020)
Journal Article
Ng, I., Davies, P., Alves, K., & Parry, G. (in press). How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry. Production Planning and Control,

The operations and supply chain management the normative assumption holds that a product's structural and functional elements are fixed pre-production to support efficiency of operations. Firms moving from manufacturing to service are faced with deli... Read More about How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry.

The impact of culture of quality (COQ) on the organizational performance (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Han, Y., Kumar, V., Tuyết Trương, N., & Ngoc Hoang, N. Y. (2019). The impact of culture of quality (COQ) on the organizational performance. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Vietnam, 2019

Culture of Quality (COQ) is regarded as an important component of TQM however this is a relatively new theme, compared to other concepts in the quality management domain. However, literature resources on this topic are relatively scarce and there is... Read More about The impact of culture of quality (COQ) on the organizational performance.

Network for Creative Enterprise final report (2019)
Report
Moreton, S., Dovey, J., Johnson, M. P., & Bellaar Spruijt, V. (2019). Network for Creative Enterprise final report. Bristol: Arts Council England/ERDF

The Network for Creative Enterprise (NfCE) was established in October 2017 to help freelancers, artists, creative practitioners, start-up microbusinesses, and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the West of England LEP area make a sustainable livin... Read More about Network for Creative Enterprise final report.


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