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A framework to achieve sustainability in manufacturing organisations of developing economies using industry 4.0 technologies’ enablers (2020)
Journal Article
Yadav, G., Kumar, A., Luthra, S., Arturo Garza-Reyes, J., Vikas Kumar, P., & Batista, L. (in press). A framework to achieve sustainability in manufacturing organisations of developing economies using industry 4.0 technologies’ enablers. Computers in Industry,

Sustainability has emerged as one of the most important issues in the international market. Ignorance of sustainability aspects has led many manufacturing organisations to face huge financial losses. It has been observed that developed nations have s... Read More about A framework to achieve sustainability in manufacturing organisations of developing economies using industry 4.0 technologies’ enablers.

The impact of digitalization and servitization on the financial performance of a firm: An empirical analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Abou-foul, M., Ruiz-Alba, J. L., & Soares, A. (in press). The impact of digitalization and servitization on the financial performance of a firm: An empirical analysis. Production Planning and Control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1780508

Manufacturing firms have vigorously pursued opportunities for profitability and growth through servitization and digitalization processes. However, the current body of research provides contradictory results on the impact of servitization and digital... Read More about The impact of digitalization and servitization on the financial performance of a firm: An empirical analysis.

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.

Developing a typology of the roles public contributors undertake to establish legitimacy: A longitudinal case study of patient and public involvement in a health network (2020)
Journal Article
Barker, J., Moule, P., Evans, D., Phillips, W., & Leggett, N. (2020). Developing a typology of the roles public contributors undertake to establish legitimacy: A longitudinal case study of patient and public involvement in a health network. BMJ Open, 10(5), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033370

Objective To identify how public contributors established their legitimacy in the functioning of a patient and public involvement programme at a health network. Design A longitudinal case study with three embedded units (projects) involving public co... Read More about Developing a typology of the roles public contributors undertake to establish legitimacy: A longitudinal case study of patient and public involvement in a health network.

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,

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.

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.

Learning orientation and innovation performance: The mediating role of operations strategy and supply chain integration (2020)
Journal Article
Kumar, V., Jabarzadeh, Y., Jeihouni, P., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (2020). Learning orientation and innovation performance: The mediating role of operations strategy and supply chain integration. Supply Chain Management, 25(4), 457-474. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-05-2019-0209

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of operations strategy (cost, quality, flexibility, and delivery) and supply chain integration on innovation performance under influence of learning orientation. Design/Methodology/appro... Read More about Learning orientation and innovation performance: The mediating role of operations strategy and supply chain integration.

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.

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.

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 about Limited evidence for servitization in UK publishing: An empirical analysis.

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.

Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Mitra, A., Evansluong, Q., & Diedrich, A. (2019, November). Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden. Paper presented at Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS Conference, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Given challenging conditions in different parts of the world, it is no wonder that people undertake journeys to regions where they may feel secure, seek refuge, be able to acquire a livelihood, as well as carry on a type of living. Migration is there... Read More about Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden.

Supply Chain 4.0: concepts, maturity and research agenda (2019)
Journal Article
Frederico, G. F., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Anosike, A., & Kumar, V. (2019). Supply Chain 4.0: concepts, maturity and research agenda. Supply Chain Management, 25(2), 262-282. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-09-2018-0339

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. 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... Read More about Supply Chain 4.0: concepts, maturity and research agenda.

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. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-07-2018-0098

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. 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,... Read More about Influence of Big Data in managing cyber assets.

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 about An investigation of the performance of nascent manufacturing firms.



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