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A systems perspective on systemic innovation (2021)
Journal Article
Midgley, G., & Lindhult, E. (2021). A systems perspective on systemic innovation. Systems research and behavioral science, 38(5), 635–670. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.2819

The term ‘systemic innovation’ is increasing in use, but there is no consensus on its meaning: five understandings of the term can be identified, each based on a different view of what the word ‘systemic’ should refer to. The first understanding focu... Read More about A systems perspective on systemic innovation.

Re-thinking de-risking: a systems theoretical approach (2021)
Journal Article
Tambe, N., & Demetis, D. (in press). Re-thinking de-risking: a systems theoretical approach. Journal of Money Laundering Control, https://doi.org/10.1108/JMLC-04-2021-0030

Purpose: This paper aims to explain the de-risking phenomenon through Luhmann’s risk/danger model and demonstrate that de-risking should be facilitated and encouraged. Design/methodology/approach: The paper applies Luhmann’s system theory and more sp... Read More about Re-thinking de-risking: a systems theoretical approach.

Supply chain agility responding to unprecedented changes: empirical evidence from the UK food supply chain during COVID-19 crisis (2021)
Journal Article
Do, Q. N., Mishra, N., Wulandhari, N. B. I., Ramudhin, A., Sivarajah, U., & Milligan, G. (2021). Supply chain agility responding to unprecedented changes: empirical evidence from the UK food supply chain during COVID-19 crisis. Supply chain management, 26(6), 737-752. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-09-2020-0470

Purpose: The COVID-19 outbreak has imposed extensive shocks embracing all stages of the food supply chain (FSC). Although the magnitude is still unfolding, the FSC responds with remarkable speed, to mitigate the disruptive consequences and sustain op... Read More about Supply chain agility responding to unprecedented changes: empirical evidence from the UK food supply chain during COVID-19 crisis.

Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market (2021)
Journal Article
Oyedijo, A., Koukpaki, A. S. F., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Alfarsi, F., & Yang, Y. (in press). Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market. Supply chain management, https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-06-2020-0263

Purpose - This paper aims to investigate how restraining forces and driving forces impact supply chain collaboration in the context of Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach - A qualitative approach was adopted. Using semi-structured interviews, da... Read More about Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market.

The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains (2021)
Journal Article
Oyedijo, A., Yang, Y., Koukpaki, A. S. F., & Mishra, N. (in press). The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains. International Journal of Production Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2021.1928319

Fairness is an important topic that forms part of an organisation’s sustainability practice and agenda, particularly from a social dimension. However, past studies have rarely considered the role of fairness as a driver of sustainability in multi-tie... Read More about The role of fairness in multi-tier sustainable supply chains.

Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. (2021)
Book Chapter
Oyedijo, A., Adams, K., & Koukpaki, S. (2021). Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria. In J. B. Abugre, E. Osabutey, & S. Sigué (Eds.), Business in Africa in the Era of Digital Technology: Essays in Honour of Professor William Darley. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70538-1

This chapter investigates the barriers and driving forces of supply chain collaboration in Nigeria as prior research has not adequately explored this issue in developing countries. Using an in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with purchasing an... Read More about Supply Chain Management Systems in Africa: insights from Nigeria..

Cultural ecosystem services and wellbeing policies for tourism – transnational and national challenges and opportunities (2021)
Journal Article
Dłużewska, A., Tuohino, A., & Correia, F. (2021). Cultural ecosystem services and wellbeing policies for tourism – transnational and national challenges and opportunities. Czasopismo Geograficzne, 91(1-2), 285-306

The aim of the paper is to present the results of a comparative study about cultural ecosystem services (CES ), wellbeing and tourism policies in UK , Finland and Poland in the years 2012–2018. We start with a review of the theoretical background and... Read More about Cultural ecosystem services and wellbeing policies for tourism – transnational and national challenges and opportunities.

Online child sexual exploitation: a new MIS challenge (2021)
Journal Article
Demetis, D. S., & Kietzmann, J. (2021). Online child sexual exploitation: a new MIS challenge. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 22(1), 5-40. https://doi.org/10.17705/1jais.00652

© 2021, Association for Information Systems. All rights reserved. This paper deals with the difficult yet increasingly important MIS phenomenon of online child sexual exploitation (online CSE). Through the use of secondary and publicly available data... Read More about Online child sexual exploitation: a new MIS challenge.

Extending dynamic capabilities towards lean thinking in humanitarian supply chains (2020)
Journal Article
Mishra, J. L., Chiwenga, K. D., Mishra, N., & Choudhary, S. (2020). Extending dynamic capabilities towards lean thinking in humanitarian supply chains. Production planning & control, 33(6-7), 655-675. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834136

© 2020 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Humanitarian supply chain (HSC) research is still in its infancy and remains an enigma, due to its profound differences with the much-researched field of global supply chains. Thus, huma... Read More about Extending dynamic capabilities towards lean thinking in humanitarian supply chains.

Seventeen Pieces: Displacement, Misplacement and Conservation (2020)
Journal Article
Merali, Y., Mourad, K., & Ghanem, M. (2020). Seventeen Pieces: Displacement, Misplacement and Conservation. New England Journal of Public Policy, 32(2), Article 7

This article explores the systemic importance of art in the conservation of images, historical reference, and cultural meaning as displaced victims of humanitarian crises make the transition from the land of their birth to a new country with a differ... Read More about Seventeen Pieces: Displacement, Misplacement and Conservation.

Understanding rural Do-It-Yourself science through social learning in communities of practice (2020)
Journal Article
Wulandhari, N. B. I., Mishra, N., Dora, M., & Samuel, F. W. (2021). Understanding rural Do-It-Yourself science through social learning in communities of practice. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 163, Article 120411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120411

© 2020 The structural shift created by recent technological developments has resulted in the rise of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) science. Although DIY science has been useful in terms of explicating maker-movements within developed countries, its usage in a... Read More about Understanding rural Do-It-Yourself science through social learning in communities of practice.

Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems (2020)
Journal Article
Akhtar, P., Osburg, V., Kabra, G., Ullah, S., Shabbir, H., & Kumari, S. (in press). Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834126

Humanitarian operational excellence depends on effective coordination and collaboration not only between supply chain partners but also among other actors such as host government, local and international non-government organizations (NGOs), and donor... Read More about Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems.

A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions (2020)
Journal Article
Upadhyay, A., Mukhuty, S., Kumari, S., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Shukla, V. (in press). A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834133

Disasters have quadrupled over the last two decades leading to unprecedented loss of life. The objective of disaster-focussed humanitarian supply chains (HSCs) is to ensure saving maximum lives with limited resources; despite severe uncertainties. Th... Read More about A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions.

How Systems Thinking Enhances Systems Leadership (2020)
Report
Hobbs, C., & Midgley, G. (2020). How Systems Thinking Enhances Systems Leadership. London: National Leadership Centre

Systems leadership is only part of what is needed to deal with cross-cutting issues. Leaders need to be allowed to step back from the system they are in, think about what they are trying to achieve in relation to the bigger picture, and collaborate w... Read More about How Systems Thinking Enhances Systems Leadership.

Stewardship of personal data on social networking sites (2020)
Journal Article
Angelopoulos, S., Brown, M., McAuley, D., Merali, Y., Mortier, R., & Price, D. (2021). Stewardship of personal data on social networking sites. International journal of information management, 56, Article 102208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2020.102208

ABSTRACT The extant Information Management literature highlights the asymmetric distribution of power between users and online platforms, while the issues related to the stewardship of personal data on such platforms remain problematic and largely u... Read More about Stewardship of personal data on social networking sites.

A Systematic Literature Review of Supply Chain Resilience in Small–Medium Enterprises (SMEs): A Call for Further Research (2020)
Journal Article
Bak, O., Shaw, S., Colicchia, C., & Kumar, V. (in press). A Systematic Literature Review of Supply Chain Resilience in Small–Medium Enterprises (SMEs): A Call for Further Research. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2020.3016988

In this article, with the increased disruptions faced by businesses and the occurrence of natural disasters in the world, supply chain resilience remains a major challenge especially for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Despite the relevan... Read More about A Systematic Literature Review of Supply Chain Resilience in Small–Medium Enterprises (SMEs): A Call for Further Research.

The role of technological innovation in plastic production within a circular economy framework (2020)
Journal Article
Getor, R. Y., Mishra, N., & Ramudhin, A. (2020). The role of technological innovation in plastic production within a circular economy framework. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 163, Article 105094. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105094

The growing plastic waste problem has been highlighted by nature programmes like the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) War on Plastic series with the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2016 report estimating that by 2050, there could be more plastic tha... Read More about The role of technological innovation in plastic production within a circular economy framework.