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Performance measurement of India-based third party logistics sector: An empirical study of user versus provider perspectives (2019)
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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, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1631467

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 about Performance measurement of India-based third party logistics sector: An empirical study of user versus provider perspectives.

The ethical dimension in political market orientation: a framework for evaluating the impact of India’s Look East policy on regional income convergence (2019)
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Choudhury, H., Kopacsi, Z. L., Saxena, G., & Mishra, N. (in press). The ethical dimension in political market orientation: a framework for evaluating the impact of India’s Look East policy on regional income convergence. Journal of business ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04169-w

In this paper, we employ what we term as ‘the ethical dimension in political market orientation (PMO)’ framework to underline how an integration of information from relevant stakeholder groups can inform the formulation of market-oriented, yet ethica... Read More about The ethical dimension in political market orientation: a framework for evaluating the impact of India’s Look East policy on regional income convergence.

Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA) (2018)
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Colicchia, C., Creazza, A., Noe', C., & Strozzi, F. (2019). Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA). Supply chain management, 24(1), 5-21. https://doi.org/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 about Information sharing in supply chains: a review of risks and opportunities using the Systematic Literature Network Analysis (SLNA).

Analysing acculturation to sustainable food consumption behaviour in the social media through the lens of information diffusion (2018)
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Choudhary, S., Nayak, R., Kumari, S., & Choudhury, H. (2019). Analysing acculturation to sustainable food consumption behaviour in the social media through the lens of information diffusion. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 145, 481-492. https://doi.org/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 about Analysing acculturation to sustainable food consumption behaviour in the social media through the lens of information diffusion.

Developing a systemic program evaluation methodology: A critical systems perspective (2018)
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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 . https://doi.org/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 about Developing a systemic program evaluation methodology: A critical systems perspective.

The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study (2018)
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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 . https://doi.org/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 about The impact of consumer green behaviour on green loyalty among retail formats: a Romanian case study.

Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research (2017)
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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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.026

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 about Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research.

Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises (2017)
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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 about Dynamic capabilities and environmental sustainability for emerging economies' multinational enterprises.

Emerging trends and new frontiers in community operational research (2017)
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Johnson, M. P., Midgley, G., & Chichirau, G. (2018). Emerging trends and new frontiers in community operational research. European journal of operational research, 268(3), 1178-1191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.032

Community Operational Research (Community OR), and its disciplinary relation, Community-Based Operations Research, has an increasingly high profile within multiple domains that benefit from empirical and analytic approaches to problem solving. These... Read More about Emerging trends and new frontiers in community operational research.

Chain coordinators’ strategic leadership and coordination effectiveness: New Zealand-Euro agri-food supply chains (2017)
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Akhtar, P., Kaur, S., & Punjaisri, K. (2017). Chain coordinators’ strategic leadership and coordination effectiveness: New Zealand-Euro agri-food supply chains. European Business Review, 29(5), 515-533. https://doi.org/10.1108/ebr-08-2015-0082

Purpose – Although suitable leadership is crucial for chain coordinators (CEOs, managing directors and heads of departments) to achieve the effectiveness of supply chain coordination (operational and social performances contributing to financial perf... Read More about Chain coordinators’ strategic leadership and coordination effectiveness: New Zealand-Euro agri-food supply chains.

The contingent role of distributed leadership in the relationship between HR practices and organizational ambidexterity in the cross-border M&As of emerging market multinationals (2016)
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Rao-Nicholson, R., Khan, Z., Akhtar, P., & Tarba, S. Y. (2016). The contingent role of distributed leadership in the relationship between HR practices and organizational ambidexterity in the cross-border M&As of emerging market multinationals. The international journal of human resource management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2016.1216882

This paper investigates the effect of human resource practices on organizational ambidexterity in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Previous research suggests that human resource practices play an important role in improving organizational perfo... Read More about The contingent role of distributed leadership in the relationship between HR practices and organizational ambidexterity in the cross-border M&As of emerging market multinationals.

Information processing and management using citation network and keyword analysis to perform a systematic literature review on green supply chain management (2015)
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Strozzi, F., & Colicchia, C. (2015). Information processing and management using citation network and keyword analysis to perform a systematic literature review on green supply chain management. Journal of Scientometric Research JSCIRES ; official publication of SciBiolMed.Org, 4(3), 195-205 . https://doi.org/10.4103/2320-0057.174860

The field of Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) has recently gained considerable attention from both academics and practitioners. This has caused an exponential growth in the number of publications related to different aspects of sustainability in... Read More about Information processing and management using citation network and keyword analysis to perform a systematic literature review on green supply chain management.

Boundary games: how teams of OR practitioners explore the boundaries of intervention (2015)
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Velez-Castiblanco, J., Brocklesby, J., & Midgley, G. (2016). Boundary games: how teams of OR practitioners explore the boundaries of intervention. European journal of operational research, 249(3), 968-982. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.08.006

An operational research (OR) practitioner designing an intervention needs to engage in a practical process for choosing methods and implementing them. When a team of OR practitioners does this, and/or clients and stakeholders are involved, the social... Read More about Boundary games: how teams of OR practitioners explore the boundaries of intervention.

Governance for sustainability: learning from VSM practice (2015)
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Espinosa, A. (2015). Governance for sustainability: learning from VSM practice. Kybernetes, 44(6-7), 955-969 . https://doi.org/10.1108/K-02-2015-0043

Purpose – While there is some agreement on the usefulness of systems and complexity approaches to tackle the sustainability challenges facing the organisations and governments in the twenty-first century, less is clear regarding the way such approach... Read More about Governance for sustainability: learning from VSM practice.

Intermediaries in power-laden retail supply chains : an opportunity to improve buyer-supplier relationships and collaboration (2015)
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Hingley, M., Lindgreen, A., & Grant, D. B. (2015). Intermediaries in power-laden retail supply chains : an opportunity to improve buyer-supplier relationships and collaboration. Industrial marketing management, 50, 78-84 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2015.05.025

Despite the benefits of buyers and seller collaboration and hence relationships extolled in extensive studies, issues of relationship power inhibit implementation of collaborative and relational approaches, particularly in some parts of the retail Se... Read More about Intermediaries in power-laden retail supply chains : an opportunity to improve buyer-supplier relationships and collaboration.

Insights into the development of strategy from a complexity perspective (2015)
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Gregory, A., & Ronan, M. (2015). Insights into the development of strategy from a complexity perspective. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66(4), 627-636 . https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2014.27

This paper provides an account of an ongoing project with an independent school in the UK. The project focuses on a strategy development intervention which, from the start, was systemic in orientation. The intention was to integrate simple systems co... Read More about Insights into the development of strategy from a complexity perspective.

Knowing differently in systemic intervention (2015)
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Rajagopalan, R., & Midgley, G. (2015). Knowing differently in systemic intervention. Systems research and behavioral science, 32(5), 546-561 . https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.2352

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. This paper makes the case for extended ways of knowing in systemic intervention. It argues that the deployment of formal (even reflective) thinking and dialogue methods are inadequate, on their own, to the critical ta... Read More about Knowing differently in systemic intervention.

Using portfolio optimisation to calculate the efficient relationship between maritime port security residual risk and security investment (2014)
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Talas, R., & Menachof, D. (2014). Using portfolio optimisation to calculate the efficient relationship between maritime port security residual risk and security investment. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 6(3), 314-338 . https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTL.2014.060788

The research employs an adaptive cross-disciplinary research strategy in an industrial example to address container port facilities’ inability to assess whether their security systems are efficient. The research combines subjective assessments of the... Read More about Using portfolio optimisation to calculate the efficient relationship between maritime port security residual risk and security investment.

Evaluating logistics network configurations for a global supply chain (2010)
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Creazza, A., Dallari, F., & Melacini, M. (2010). Evaluating logistics network configurations for a global supply chain. Supply chain management, 15(2), 154-164. https://doi.org/10.1108/13598541011028750

Purpose: This paper aims to identify and assess different configurations to design logistics networks in global sourcing contexts. A framework to support the choice of the most suitable logistics network is developed. Design/methodology/approach: Sta... Read More about Evaluating logistics network configurations for a global supply chain.

Purchasing behaviour in an online supermarket: The applicability of E-S-QUAL (2010)
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Vidgen, R., Marimon, F., Barnes, S., & Cristóbal, E. (2010). Purchasing behaviour in an online supermarket: The applicability of E-S-QUAL. International journal of market research : the journal of the Market Research Society / MRS, 52(1), 111-129. https://doi.org/10.2501/S1470785310201089

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to assess the applicability of the four dimensions of online service quality, as proposed in the E-S-QUAL scale, to the setting of an online supermarket; and, second, to propose and test a model that links... Read More about Purchasing behaviour in an online supermarket: The applicability of E-S-QUAL.


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