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Review on multi-criteria decision analysis in sustainable manufacturing decision making (2020)
Journal Article
Kumar, V., Jamwal, A., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, M. (in press). Review on multi-criteria decision analysis in sustainable manufacturing decision making. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/19397038.2020.1866708

At present sustainable development, assessment of sustainable manufacturing practices, and prioritisation of barriers, drivers, and indicators have become complex due to the involvement of existing benchmarks like social, economical, technical, and e... Read More about Review on multi-criteria decision analysis in sustainable manufacturing decision making.

PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools (2020)
Thesis
Davies, C. PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/3052539

This research project started as a demonstration of how the interpretive phenomenology and hermeneutics of Hans Georg Gadamer could be applied to the study of business pedagogy. It became a journey that ended as a narrative of how engagement in a phe... Read More about PHEADRUS: Using Gadamer’s interpretive phenomenology to examine the pedagogy of business schools.

Understanding the role of digital technologies in supply chain risks management (2020)
Book Chapter
Kumar, V., Yang, J., Ekren, B., & Kuzmin, E. (in press). Understanding the role of digital technologies in supply chain risks management. In Digital Transformation in Industry. Springer

Supply chain risks have been regarded as one of the most significant threats to business continuity. Digital technology is considered to reform human production and manufacturing methods. In the recent wake of COVID-19, disruptive digital technologie... Read More about Understanding the role of digital technologies in supply chain risks management.

Exploring the drivers and barriers to green supply chain management implementation: A study of independent UK restaurants (2020)
Journal Article
Meager, S., Kumar, V., Ekren, B., & Paddeu, D. (2020). Exploring the drivers and barriers to green supply chain management implementation: A study of independent UK restaurants. Procedia Manufacturing, 51(30th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM2021)), 1642-1649. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2020.10.229

This is an exploratory study into the drivers and barriers faced by independent restaurants when implementing green supply chain management (GSCM) practices. There is a limited evidence in the literature that attempts to explore GSCM implementation p... Read More about Exploring the drivers and barriers to green supply chain management implementation: A study of independent UK restaurants.

Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction (2020)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Muhammed-Yakubu, N. (2020). Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction. Automation in Construction, 120, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103388

A persistent barrier to the adoption of offsite construction is the lack of information for assessing prefabrication alternatives and the choices of suppliers. This study integrates three aspects of offsite construction, including BIM, DFMA and big d... Read More about Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction.

Benchmarking of sustainability to assess practices and performances of the management of the end of life cycle of electronic products: A study of Brazilian manufacturing companies (2020)
Journal Article
da Costa, L. G., Ferreira, J. C. E., Gonçalves da Costa, . L., Espíndola Ferreira, J. C., Kumar, V., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (in press). Benchmarking of sustainability to assess practices and performances of the management of the end of life cycle of electronic products: A study of Brazilian manufacturing companies. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-020-01947-3

The relentless pursuit of lower production costs causes companies to invest in more efficient production systems so that they can remain economically competitive, while the actions focusing on more sustainable operations from an environmental point o... Read More about Benchmarking of sustainability to assess practices and performances of the management of the end of life cycle of electronic products: A study of Brazilian manufacturing companies.

Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control (2020)
Journal Article
Alves, K., & Ritchie, F. (2020). Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control. Statistical Journal of the IAOS, 36(4), 1281-1293. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-200661

Statistical agencies and other government bodies increasingly use secure remote research facilities to provide access to sensitive data for research and analysis by internal staff and third parties. Such facilities depend on human intervention to ens... Read More about Runners, repeaters, strangers and aliens: Operationalising efficient output disclosure control.

How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry (2020)
Journal Article
Davies, P., Parry, G., Alves, K., & Ng, I. (in press). How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry. Production Planning and Control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1810763

The normative assumption holds that a product’s structural and functional elements are fixed pre-production to support manufacturing efficiency. Firms servitizing are faced with delivering resources for customers in context and absorbing contextual v... Read More about How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: Empirical evidence from the defensive industry.

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. (2021). Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall. Journal of Management Inquiry, 30(1), 91-97. 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, 31(5), 1351-1373. 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. (2020). Performance measurement for supply chains in the industry 4.0 era: A balanced scorecard approach. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 70(4), 789-807. 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, 31(5), 1407-1435. 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.

Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation (2020)
Working Paper
Shah, I., He, L., Hatfield, R., & Haroon, M. Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation

A significant contributor to China’s growth over the last 20 years is the ‘go-out’ policy, that is, for domestic firms to invest in international firms and has seen it develop a foundation of high technology industries and world leading research. We... Read More about Outward FDI: National and regional policy implications for technology innovation.

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. (2020). Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 18(6), 1571-1592. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2019-0255

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 drivers of reputation in mega-constructio... Read More about Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects.