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Influence of big data in managing cyber assets (2019)
Journal Article
Mitra, A., & Munir, K. (2019). Influence of big data in managing cyber assets. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 9(4), 503-514

Purpose Today big data plays an imperative role in the creation, maintenance, and loss of cyber assets of organisations. Research in connection to big data and cyber asset management is embryonic. Using evidence, we argue that asset management in th... Read More

An Investigation of the Performance of Nascent Manufacturing Firms (2019)
Journal Article
Zhang, Y., Zwiegelaar, J., & Kumar, V. (in press). An Investigation of the Performance of Nascent Manufacturing Firms. Journal of Small Business Management,

To understand the context for firms being created in the manufacturing space we explore the factors affecting performance by applying Gartners’ (2004) overarching theoretical framework. We investigate the phenomenon of nascent entrepreneurship from a... Read More

Investigating the motivators, barriers and enablers associated with the implementation of sustainable supply chain in Saudi manufacturing industry (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Aljoghaiman, A., Saad, M., & Kumar, V. (2019, July). Investigating the motivators, barriers and enablers associated with the implementation of sustainable supply chain in Saudi manufacturing industry. Paper presented at 3rd IEOM European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) can play a significant role in improving company sustainability performance by addressing the social, environmental and economic issues in the supply chain, including suppliers, in-house operations, distribu... Read More

Use of clean technologies in agribusiness in Mexico: A literature review (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Rocha-Lona, L., Cuevas-Zuñiga, I. Y., Soto-Flores, M. D. R., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Kumar, V. (2019, July). Use of clean technologies in agribusiness in Mexico: A literature review. Paper presented at 3rd IEOM European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Pilsen, Czech Republic

There is little research documenting the use of clean technologies (CT) in Agribusiness in Mexico. In this regard, the objective of this article is to provide an in-depth literature review that can cover this gap and help decision-makers and investor... Read More

Transport operations optimisation through lean implementation – A case study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Deesrisak, N., Garza-Reyes, J., Nadeem, S., Kumar, N., Kumar, V., González-Aleu, F., & Villarreal, B. (2019, July). Transport operations optimisation through lean implementation – A case study. Paper presented at 3rd IEOM European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Lean has benefited industries, however, the research regarding its implementation in the transportation sector is limited. Therefore, there is huge potential for the implementation of Lean in the transportation sector. With the growing population and... Read More

Measuring sustainability performance of SMEs in a developing country – A study of Southern Vietnam (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Phan, H., Kumar, V., Saad, M., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Nadeem, S. P. (2019, July). Measuring sustainability performance of SMEs in a developing country – A study of Southern Vietnam. Paper presented at 3rd IEOM European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Over the last decade, measuring sustainability performance has been increasingly important. So far, research about the subject matter has been mostly conducted in developed nations, and for large corporations but SMEs in developing countries has rece... Read More

Categorization of supply chain sustainability risks in SMEs: A preliminary evidence from a developing country (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Sutrisno, A., Kumar, V., Handayani, D., Arief, R., Virdhian, S., & Punuhsingon, C. (2019, July). Categorization of supply chain sustainability risks in SMEs: A preliminary evidence from a developing country. Paper presented at 3rd IEOM European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are an important contributor to the global economic growth. Nevertheless, owing to their lack of managerial capability to manage the impact of business uncertainty, they are prone to business failures. To prevent t... Read More

The impact of learning orientation on innovation performance: Mediating role of operations strategy and moderating role of environmental uncertainty (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Jeihoony, P., Jabarzadeh, Y., Kumar, V., & Garza-Reyes, J. (2019, July). The impact of learning orientation on innovation performance: Mediating role of operations strategy and moderating role of environmental uncertainty. Paper presented at 3rd European International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Pilsen, Czech Republic

Performing well in developing production industry is an important factor for companies to survive and sustain a competitive edge in the current turbulent business environment. The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of learning orientation... Read More

Legitimacy and emotions in crowdfunding campaign pitches (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Mariën, Y., & Mitra, A. (2019, July). Legitimacy and emotions in crowdfunding campaign pitches. Paper presented at 35th EGOS Colloquium Enlightening the future: The challenge for organisations

Crowdfunding solicits small investments over the internet from a variety of supporters. But, the lack of a proven track record leaves crowdfunding entrepreneurs struggling to convince others of their new venture. The online campaign pitch is the only... Read More

Knowledge management for sustainability in operations (2019)
Journal Article
Citlalli López-Torres, G., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Maldonado-Guzmán, G., & Kumar, V. (2019). Knowledge management for sustainability in operations. Production Planning and Control, 30(10-12), 813-826

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of Knowledge Management (KM) as a platform to enable sustainability in firms’ operations and to provide recommendations for managers to integrate sustainable operations into their business strategies... Read More

Knowledge retention in ERP implementations: The context of UK SMEs (2019)
Journal Article
Jayawickrama, U., Liu, S., Smith, M., Al Bashir, M., & Akhtar, P. (2018). Knowledge retention in ERP implementations: The context of UK SMEs. Production Planning and Control, 30(10-12), 1032-1047

Knowledge retention (k-retention) is vital for various enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), though it is a highly demanding and challenging task. The aim of this paper is to investigate diff... Read More

Managing the personalization-privacy paradox: A systematic literature review (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hsu, M., Kharlamov, A., & Parry, G. (2019, June). Managing the personalization-privacy paradox: A systematic literature review. Presented at Data for Policy

Effective utilization of personal data contributes to greater customer satisfaction and provides a better fit between the offer and the customer needs, which can be leveraged as competitive advantage. However, consumers may be reluctant to share thei... Read More

Understanding circular economy awareness and practices in manufacturing firms (2019)
Journal Article
Liakos, N., Kumar, V., Pongsakornrungsilp, S., Garza-Reyes, J., Gupta, B., & Pongsakornrungsilp, P. (2019). Understanding circular economy awareness and practices in manufacturing firms. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 32(4), 563-584. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEIM-02-2019-0058

Purpose: Circular Economy (CE) has evolved as a result of the growing environmental awareness, environmental legislation and the need for social responsibility. However, awareness levels of CE are not as high as expected and practices are further beh... Read More

Green and lean: A Gemba–Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement (2019)
Journal Article
Cherrafi, A., Elfezazi, S., Hurley, B., Garza-Reyes, J., Kumar, V., Anosike, A., & Batista, L. (in press). Green and lean: A Gemba–Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement. Production Planning and Control, 30(5-6), 385-399. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1501808

Despite the encouraging results obtained from the application of Green Lean, organizations have found the integration of Green and Lean, and their implementation as an integrated approach, challenging, especially when resources are limited. This pape... Read More

Supply Chain 4.0: Concepts, maturity and research agenda (2019)
Journal Article
Frederico, G., Garza-Reyes, J., Anosike, A., & Kumar, V. (in press). Supply Chain 4.0: Concepts, maturity and research agenda. Supply Chain Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-09-2018-0339

Purpose – Industry 4.0 is one of the most emergent research topics attracting significant interest by researchers as well as practitioners. Many articles have been published with regards Industry 4.0 however there is no research that clearly conceptu... Read More

Limited evidence for servitization in UK publishing: An empirical analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Kharlamov, A., & Parry, G. (in press). Limited evidence for servitization in UK publishing: An empirical analysis. International Journal of Business Environment,

Servitization is a strategic transition of firms towards the creation of additional value through services. In this study we adopt a data-driven approach and assume that company activity descriptions are representative of their activity and partly re... Read More

A classification and framework for measuring sustainability supply chain risk indices in small and medium enterprises (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Sutrisno, A., Kumar, V., Handayani, D., Arief, R., Virdhian, S., & Punuhsingon, C. (2019). A classification and framework for measuring sustainability supply chain risk indices in small and medium enterprises

Considering its significant contribution to the global Gross Domestic Product, improving an understanding of risks affecting the sustainability of operation in small and medium enterprises in a networked economy is undeniably important. Unfortunate... Read More

Analysis of critical success factors for implementing industry 4.0 integrated circular supply chain – Moving towards sustainable operations (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, A., Choudhary, S., Garza-Reyes, J., Kumar, V., Khan, S., & Mishra, N. (in press). Analysis of critical success factors for implementing industry 4.0 integrated circular supply chain – Moving towards sustainable operations. Production Planning and Control,

Many threats, such as scarcity of sources and climate change, are forcing the business community to examine their commitment towards the environment and society. Because of this pressure, companies have started to implement long term sustainable prac... Read More

From linear to circular manufacturing business models (2019)
Journal Article
Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, V., Batista, L., Cherrafi, A., & Rocha-Lona, L. (in press). From linear to circular manufacturing business models. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 30(3), 554-560. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMTM-04-2019-356

Purpose - This editorial piece introduces the special issue titled ‘From Linear to Circular Manufacturing Business Models’. Design/methodology/approach - The ‘Background and Motivation’ section provides an overview of the current practical environm... Read More

Circular economy in the manufacturing sector: Benefits, opportunities and barriers (2019)
Journal Article
Kumar, V., Sezersan, I., Garza-Reyes, J., Gonzalez, E., & AL-Shboul, M. (2019). Circular economy in the manufacturing sector: Benefits, opportunities and barriers. Management Decision, 57(4), 1067-1086. https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-09-2018-1070

Purpose: In recent years, Circular Economy (CE) has come to prominence as an alternative to the classic approach of “make-use-dispose”. How companies can exploit the opportunities of CE to position themselves better are not well articulated in litera... Read More