Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes

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November 2019 - Continuous success with publications of all kinds! See my "Publications" section.

July 2019 - I received the IEOM Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) for organising and Co-Chairing the 3rd European IEOM Conference, Pilsen, Czech Rep., 23-26 July.

July 2019 - I got my Kickboxing Red Belt after a tough 3hrs grading. many thanks to my mentor Liam Camm and the N.S.M.A Club for taking me through (http://www.northstarmartialarts.co.uk/home.html)

May 2019 - Book, book chapters, journal and conferences papers have been published and/or accepted for publication! See my "Publications" section.

January/February 2019 - The following papers have been accepted for publication:

Golcher-Barguil, L.A., Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2019), "Measuring Operational Excellence: An Operational Excellence Profitability (OEP) Approach", Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations - in press. 

- Garza-Reyes, J.A., Salome Valls, A., Nadeem, S.P., Anosike, A.I., Kumar, V. (2019), "A Circularity Measurement Toolkit for Manufacturing SMEs", International Journal of Production Research - in press. 

- Piyathanavong, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Maldonado-Guzman, G., Kumar Mangla, S. (2019), "The adoption of operational environmental sustainability approaches in the Thai Manufacturing sector", Journal of Cleaner Production - in press.

- Kumar, V., Ihsan, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Gonzalez, E.D.R.S., Al-Shboul, M.A.R. (2019), "Circular Economy in the Manufacturing Sector: Benefits, Opportunities and Barriers", Management Decision - in press.

- Al-Najem, Garza-Reyes, J.A., Antony, J. (2019), "Lean readiness within emergency departments: A conceptual framework", Benchmarking: An International Journal - in press.

- Al-Kalouti, J., Kumar, V., Kumar, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Upadhyay, A., Zwiegelaar, J.B., Kumari, A. (2019), "Investigating innovation capability and organisational performance in service firms", Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance - in press.

November/December 2018 - The following papers have been accepted for publication:

- Kaur, H., Singh, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Mishra, N. (2018), “Sustainable Stochastic Production and Procurement Problem for Resilient Supply Chain”, Computers and Industrial Engineering – in press.

- Nascimento, D.L.M, Alencastro, V, Quelhas, O.L.G, Caiado, R.G.G, Garza-Reyes, J.A, Rocha-Lona, L., Tortorella, G.L. (2019), “Exploring Industry 4.0 Technologies to Enable Circular Economy Practices in a Manufacturing Context: a Business Model”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management – in press.

- Yadav, M., Kumar, A., Kumar Mangla, S., Luthra, S., Bamel, U., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2019), “Mapping the human resource focused enablers with sustainability viewpoints in Indian power sector”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 210, pp. 1311-1323.

- Dieu Ho, T.H., Daniel, J., Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “Improving the Reliability of Warehouse Operations in the 3PL Industry: An Australian 3PL Case Study”, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 14-16. 

- Kumar, V., Sabri, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Nadeem, S.P., Kumari, A., Akkaranggoon, S. (2018), “The challenges of GSCM implementation in the UK manufacturing SMEs”, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Kandy, Sri Lanka, December 14-16.

September/October 2018 - The following two papers have been accepted for publication:

​- Möldner, A.K., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “Exploring Lean Manufacturing Practices' Influence on Process Innovation Performance”, Journal of Business Research – in press.

- Cherrafi, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Mishra, N., Ghobadian, A., Elfezazi, S. (2018), “Lean, green practices and process innovation: A model for green supply chain performance”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 206, pp. 79-92.

August 2018 - More success, the following two papers have been accepted and published with my colleagues and friend from the Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM, Mexico):

- Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Granda-Gutierrez, E., Kumar, V., Lankenau-Delgado, S. (2018), “A Lean Transportation Approach for Improving Emergency Medical Operations”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations

- Garza-Reyes, J.A., Villarreal, B., Kumar, V., Diaz-Ramirez, J. (2018), “A Lean-TOC Approach for Improving Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Transport and Logistics Operations”, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications: A Leading Journal of Supply Chain Management

July 2018 - Our paper "An empirical analysis of supply and manufacturing risk and business performance:  A  Chinese manufacturing supply chain perspective" has been accepted for publication in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal

July 2018 - A real honour to have been invited to be a Key Note Speaker at POMS 2018 International Conference ((http://www.poms2018.org/about/Keynote.php) and ICSBE 2018 (http://www.icsbe.org/icsbe/2018/) in Kandy, Sri Lanka in December 2018 .

July 2018 - Very active over the last 3 months! the following papers and book chapters have been accepted for publication:

- “Examining Legitimatisation of Additive Manufacturing in the interplay between Innovation, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability”, International Journal of Production Economics

- Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Granda-Gutierrez, E., Kumar, V., Lankenau-Delgado, S. (2017), “A Lean Transportation Approach for Improving Emergency Medical Operations”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations

- Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Kumar, V. (2018), “Innovation Capabilities and Performance: Are they truly linked in SMEs?", International Journal of Innovation Science

- Kumar, V., Loonam, J., Kumari, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ngo, H.V. (2018), “Supply Chain Integration through E-Business-Enabled Enterprise Systems – The Case of the UK Automo-bile Sector”, Bak, O. (Ed.), E-Business and Supply Chain Integration Strategies and Case Studies from Industry, Kogan Page, London.

- Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Glanville, D. (2018), “The Challenges of the Circular Economy”, Conway, E., Byrne, D. (Ed.), Contemporary Issues in Accounting: The Current Developments in Accounting Beyond the Numbers, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. 
March 2018 - Our article "The effect of lean methods and tools on the environmental performance of manufacturing organisations" has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Production Economics.

March 2018 - A real pleasure and honour to have been able to deliver a Key Note Speech at the 8th Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Conference  in Bandung, Indonesia and to have received the "Outstanding Researcher Award". https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6377253054059724800/

March 2018 - Our articles “Towards a life cycle sustainability analysis: a systematic review of approaches to sustainable manufacturing”  and “Best supply chain management practices and high-performance firms: The case of Gulf manufacturing firms” have been accepted for publication in the Journal of Cleaner Production and the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management respectively.

January 2018 - Our two articles entitled  “A PDCA-based approach to Environmental Value Stream Mapping (E-VSM)” and “A Lean and Cleaner Production Benchmarking Method for Sustainability Assessment: A Study of Manufacturing Companies in Brazil” have now been accepted for publication in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

January 2018 - Our article entitled “Decision modeling for evaluating risks in pharmaceutical supply chains” has been accepted for publication in Industrial Management & Data Systems.

November 2017 - Our article entitled “Green and Lean: a Gemba– Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement” has now been accepted for publication in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations

November 2017 - I have been appointed as Associate Editor for the Int. Journal of Operations and Production Management (http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=ijopm) and Editor-in-Chief for the Int. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (http://ieomsociety.org/ieom/journals/)

September 2017 - I am leading the Guest Editorial of the special issue "From Linear to Circular Manufacturing Business Models" for the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/call_for_papers.htm?id=7490

September 2017 - Our following papers have recently been accepted for publication:

- “Total Quality Environmental Management: Adoption Status in the Chinese Manufacturing Sector”, TQM Journal

- “Decision policy scenarios for just-in-sequence deliveries: A supply chain fluidity approach”, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management

- “Knowledge management for sustainability in operations”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations

- “Towards a Circular Economy: An investigation into the awareness, practices, and barriers at a firm level”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations

August 2017 - My fourth book written with my colleagues and friends Vikas Kumar, Juan Luis Martinez-Covarrubias and Ming K. Lim is out now!  

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Managing-Innovation-Operations-21st-Century/dp/1138214728 

July 2017 - I received the IEOM Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) for organising and Co-Chairing the 1st UK IEOM Symposium, Bristol, 24-25 July.