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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.

Lean Readiness Level of the Azerbaijan Construction Industry (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Aghayev, H., Arturo, J., Nadeem, S. P., Kumar, A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., & González-Aleu, F. (in press). 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 (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Kumar, V., Reyhani, H., Jabarzadeh, Y., Ghaffarinasab,, N., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (in press). 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 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 about A classification and framework for measuring sustainability supply chain risk indices in small and medium enterprises.

Coalescing the lean and circular economy (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Nadeem, S., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Anosike, A., & Kumar, V. (2019). Coalescing the lean and circular economy

Growing population along with technological advancement to pace the production speed like never before has raised alarming concerns and attracted attention globally. Circular Economy, a fairly new concept has emerged to address such issues by proposi... Read More about Coalescing the lean and circular economy.

The challenges of GSCM implementation in the UK manufacturing SMEs (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Kumar, V., Sabri, S., Garza-Reyes, J., Nadeem, S., Kumari, A., & Akkaranggoon, S. (in press). The challenges of GSCM implementation in the UK manufacturing SMEs

The importance of green supply chain management has long attracted the interest of both researchers and practitioners in the industry. As environmental concerns are becoming one of the major issues discussed in the 21st century, countries with manufa... Read More about The challenges of GSCM implementation in the UK manufacturing SMEs.

Improving the reliability of warehouse operations in the 3PL industry: An Australian 3PL case study (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Dieu Ho, T., Daniel, J., Nadeem, S., Garza_Reyes, J., & Kumar, V. (in press). Improving the reliability of warehouse operations in the 3PL industry: An Australian 3PL case study

Warehouses play an important value-adding role to provide a competitive edge to any organization, and support business growth and efficiency throughout their supply chains. This paper explores warehouse operations (i.e. receiving, put away, picking,... Read More about Improving the reliability of warehouse operations in the 3PL industry: An Australian 3PL case study.

Adoption of operations improvement methods in the Greek engineering sector (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Lim, M. K., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Garza-Reyes, J., Zisis, S., Kumar, V., & Rocha-Lona, L. (2015). Adoption of operations improvement methods in the Greek engineering sector. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093947

© 2015 IEEE. This paper presents an initial research that explores the awareness and adoption of Lean Manufacturing (LM), Lean Six Sigma (LSS), Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) and Theory Of Constraints (TOC) in the Greek engineering sector. An exp... Read More about Adoption of operations improvement methods in the Greek engineering sector.

Corporate Sustainability and Business Excellence (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Lim, M. K., Rocha-Lona, L., Garza-Reyes, J. A., Kumar, V., & Lim, M. K. (2015). Corporate Sustainability and Business Excellence. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093844

© 2015 IEEE. This paper discusses the suitability for Business Excellence Models (BEMs) to include Corporate Sustainability on business model criteria. The conceptual paper brings discussion of what sort of measures are required to fit organizations'... Read More about Corporate Sustainability and Business Excellence.