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Performance measurement of India-based third party logistics sector: An empirical study of user versus provider perspectives (2019)
Journal Article
Asthana, S., & Dwivedi, A. (in press). Performance measurement of India-based third party logistics sector: An empirical study of user versus provider perspectives. Production planning & control,

The global third-party logistics (3PL) market was valued at US $802 billion in 2016, and is projected to exceed US $1.1 trillion by 2022. It has becoming increasingly essential for the 3PL service providers’ and 3PL service users’ to adjust their f... Read More

An observer-relative systems approach to information (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Demetis, D., & Lee, A. (2019). An observer-relative systems approach to information. In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 6300-6309

By returning to the foundational principles of second-order cybernetics and resting on the central role of the observer, this essay explores how the distinction between data/information can be conceptualized. Using systems theory, we derive a series... Read More

Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA) (2018)
Journal Article
Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., Noe', C., & Strozzi, F. (in press). Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA). Supply chain management, doi:10.1108/SCM-01-2018-0003

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the most important research areas on information sharing in supply chains and related risks, taking into account their evolution over time. This paper sheds light on what is happening tod... Read More

When humans using the IT artifact becomes IT using the human artifact (2018)
Journal Article
Demetis, D., & Lee, A. (2018). When humans using the IT artifact becomes IT using the human artifact. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 19(10), 929-952. doi:10.17705/1jais.00514

Following Demetis & Lee (2016) who showed how systems theorizing can be conducted on the basis of a few systems principles, in this conceptual paper, we apply these principles to theorize about the systemic character of technology and investigate the... Read More

The impact of supplier sustainability risk on shareholder value (2018)
Journal Article
Kim, S., Wagner, S. M., & Colicchia, C. (2019). The impact of supplier sustainability risk on shareholder value. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 55(1), 71-87. doi:10.1111/jscm.12188

Business scandals like sweatshop labor have received growing attention in the field of supply management. Yet little is known about how detrimental such scandals are to buying firms. This study aims to fill this gap by examining the magnitude of the... Read More

Systemic risk in major public contracts (2018)
Journal Article
Bloomfield, K., Williams, T., Bovis, C., & Merali, Y. (2018). Systemic risk in major public contracts. International Journal of Forecasting, doi:10.1016/j.ijforecast.2018.10.005

This paper presents a novel approach to the characterisation of “systemic risk” in the context of public sector procurement and contracting. We argue that contemporary risk management practices in project and programme management exhibit a number of... Read More

Analysing acculturation to sustainable food consumption behaviour in the social media through the lens of information diffusion (2018)
Journal Article
Choudhary, S., Nayak, R., Kumari, S., & Choudhury, H. (in press). Analysing acculturation to sustainable food consumption behaviour in the social media through the lens of information diffusion. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2018.10.009

Drawing on theories of acculturation and information diffusion, this paper examines whether social media usage, intergroup contacts and information dissemination influence the cultural adaptation of three ethnic groups, and its implications on sustai... Read More

Developing a systemic program evaluation methodology: A critical systems perspective (2018)
Journal Article
Torres-Cuello, M. A., Pinzón-Salcedo, L., & Midgley, G. (2018). Developing a systemic program evaluation methodology: A critical systems perspective. Systems research and behavioral science, 35(5), 538-547. doi:10.1002/sres.2561

In recent years, there has been an increased interest within the program evaluation field for introducing systems thinking concepts. However, most of these attempts have been primarily directed towards supporting the practice of evaluation and not to... Read More

Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics (2018)
Journal Article
Heaslip, G., Kovács, G., & Grant, D. B. (2018). Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 8(4), 497-517. doi:10.1108/jhlscm-08-2017-0042

This paper presents a literature review and conceptual consideration of servitization in humanitarian logistics. Its purpose is to provide a research agenda for humanitarian logistics scholars and insight for practitioners and by doing so will fill a... Read More

The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study (2018)
Journal Article
Dabija, D., Bejan, B. M., & Grant, D. B. (2018). The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study. Moravian Geographical Reports, 26(3), 173-185. doi:10.2478/mgr-2018-0014

Customer loyalty enables companies to outperform competitors and better satisfy customers' needs and desires. People today are increasingly interested in buying green or sustainable products, pursuing responsible consumption, getting involved in envi... Read More

Strategies and effective decision-making against terrorism affecting supply chain risk management and security: A novel combination of triangulated methods (2018)
Journal Article
Khan, M. N., Akhtar, P., & Merali, Y. (2018). Strategies and effective decision-making against terrorism affecting supply chain risk management and security: A novel combination of triangulated methods. Industrial management + data systems, 118(7), 1528-1546. doi:10.1108/IMDS-09-2017-0449

Purpose –The aim of this study is to investigate the knowledge gaps in the published research on terrorism-related risk in supply chains, and to develop a framework of strategies and effective decision-making to enable practitioners to address terro... Read More

A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics (2018)
Journal Article
Grant, D. B., & Elliott, M. (2018). A proposed interdisciplinary framework for the environmental management of water and air-borne emissions in maritime logistics. Ocean and Coastal Management, 163, 162-172. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.06.011

This paper develops and tests a conceptual environmental risk assessment and management framework to guide businesses and other stakeholders, including government, in defining and addressing potential environmental problems in ocean shipping and port... Read More

Assessment of consumers' motivations to purchase a remanufactured product by applying Fuzzy Delphi method and single valued neutrosophic sets (2018)
Journal Article
Vafadarnikjoo, A., Mishra, N., Govindan, K., & Chalvatzis, K. (2018). Assessment of consumers' motivations to purchase a remanufactured product by applying Fuzzy Delphi method and single valued neutrosophic sets. Journal of cleaner production, 196, 230-244. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.037

Environmental issues have been worldwide matters of concern especially in the recent decade and have made many firms implement end-of-life strategies such as remanufacturing. In prior studies, the supply side of remanufacturing supply chain has been... Read More

Barriers to effective circular supply chain management in a developing country context (2018)
Journal Article
Mangla, S. K., Luthra, S., Mishra, N., Singh, A., Rana, N. P., Dora, M., & Dwivedi, Y. (2018). Barriers to effective circular supply chain management in a developing country context. Production planning & control, 29(6), 551-569. doi:10.1080/09537287.2018.1449265

Circular supply chain emphasizes surge in application of reuse, recycling and remanufacturing and thereby promotes the transformation of manufacturing characteristics from linear (‘take-produce-utilize-dump’) to circular model of flow of products, by... Read More

Soft side of knowledge transfer partnership between universities and small to medium enterprises: Exploratory study to understand process improvement (2018)
Journal Article
White, G., Cicmil, S., Upadhyay, A., Subramanian, N., Kumar, V., & Dwivedi, A. (in press). Soft side of knowledge transfer partnership between universities and small to medium enterprises: Exploratory study to understand process improvement. Production planning & control, ISSN 0953-7287

The study explores the soft side of knowledge transfer partnerships between universities and small to medium enterprises (SMEs), a topic which is often neglected in the knowledge management literature. The aim of this paper is to uncover the issues w... Read More

Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data (2018)
Journal Article
Ullah, S., Akhtar, P., & Zaefarian, G. (2018). Dealing with endogeneity bias: The generalized method of moments (GMM) for panel data. Industrial marketing management, 71, 69-78. doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2017.11.010

Endogeneity bias can lead to inconsistent estimates and incorrect inferences, which may provide misleading conclusions and inappropriate theoretical interpretations. Sometimes such bias can even lead to coefficients having the wrong sign. Although th... Read More

Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research (2017)
Journal Article
Fazey, I., Schäpke, N., Caniglia, G., Patterson, J., Hultman, J., van Mierlo, B., …Wyborn, C. (2018). Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research. Energy research & social science ERSS, 40, (54-70). doi:10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.026. ISSN 2214-6296

The most critical question for climate research is no longer about the problem, but about how to facilitate the transformative changes necessary to avoid catastrophic climate-induced change. Addressing this question, however, will require massive ups... Read More

Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises (2017)
Journal Article
Akhtar, P., Ullah, S., Amin, S. H., Kabra, G., & Shaw, S. (in press). Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises. International studies of management & organization,

This paper enhances our understanding how country-level (government environmental policies, legal and market requirements, technological advances, among others) and firm-level (organizational size, culture, managerial characteristics, among others) d... Read More