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2012 Publications

Journal Articles

  • Manzoor, F., Linton, D., Loughlin, M. (2012), “RFID based Efficient Lighting Control”, Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, Vol.4, No.1, 1-21.
  • Dues, CM, Tan, KH and Lim, M (2012), “Green as the new lean: How to use lean practices as a catalyst to greening your supply chain”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol.40, 93-100.
  • Lim, M K and Zhang, Z (2012), “A multi-agent system using iterative bidding mechanism to enhance manufacturing agility”, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.39, Issue 9, 8259-8273.
  • Senior C, Howard C, Reddy P.A, Clarke R, & Lim M (2012), “The relationship between student Centred lectures, emotional intelligence and study teams: A social telemetry study with mobile telephony”, Studies in Higher Education, Vol.37, No.8, 957-970.
  • Chien-wen Shen, Ming K Lim and Chiao-Chun Cheng (2012), “Technological innovation in electronics inventory solutions: An analysis of patent data”, International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Applications, Vol.6, No.13, 98-106.
  • Aggarwal, R and Lim, MK (2012), "Improving returnable transport equipment management with an autonomous approach", Lecture Notes in Logistics Series – Dynamics in Logistics, Springer, 441-452.
  • Hosie, P, Lim, M and Chng M (2012), “The impact of general sales agents on the air cargo industry”, International Journal of Logistics and Systems Management, Vol.13, No.13, 393-416.
  • Hosie, P, Lim, M, Tan, AWK and Yu YK (2012), “Current and future uses of IT in Europe and Far East: Achieving competitive advantage with 3PL”, International Journal of Logistics and Systems Management, Vol.13, No.1, 112-137.
  • Nielsen, I,  Lim, M, Nielsen, P and Aggarwal, R (2012), “A decision support system for waste collection management and its potential improvement with radio-frequency identification technology (RFID)”, International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, Vol.15, Nos 3/4/5/6, 305-324.
  • Lim, M.K. and Zhang, Z. (2012), Achieving cost competitiveness with an agent based integrated process planning and production scheduling system, “Production Scheduling” ISBN: 987-953-307-935-6, published by InTech, 185-206.
  • Lim, M.K. (2012), Exploring value-added benefits to enhance wider adoption of chipless RFID system. In Nemai Karmakar (Ed.), Chipless Radio Frequency Identification: Systems for Ubiquitous Tagging, IGI Global.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Thompson, R., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2012), “Empirical production management enquiry as an expatriate researcher”, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, 48-64.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Oraifige, I., Soriano-Meier, H., Forrester, P.L., Harmanto, D. (2012), “The development of a lean park homes production process using process flow and simulation methods”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 23, No. 2, 178-197.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Parkar, H.S., Oraifige, I., Soriano-Meier, H., Harmanto, D. (2012), “An empirical-exploratory study of the status of lean manufacturing in India”, International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. 4, No. 5, 395-412.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Forrester, P., Markose, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2011), “The role of the physical layout in the implementation of lean management initiatives”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 2, No. 3, 254-269.

Conference Papers

  • Manzoor, F., Linton, D., Loughlin, M., “Occupancy Monitoring using Passive RFID Technology for Efficient Building Lighting Control”, Proceedings of the 4th International EURASIP Workshop on RFID Technology, 27-28 September 2012, Torino, Italy.
  • Manzoor, F., Linton, D., Loughlin, M., “DSP-based Implementation of a Half-Duplex Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) System”, Proceedings of the 23rd IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC), 28-29 June, 2012, Maynooth, Ireland.
  • M K Lim and M Winsper, “Maximising the efficiency of logistics operations with radio frequency identification technology”, IEEE RFID – TA, 5-7 Nov 2012, Nice, France, 275-280.
  • M. K. Lim and H.K. Chan “Optimize resource utilization at multi-site facilities with agent technology”, Int. Conf. Advances in Production Management Systems, 24-26 Sept 2012, Rhodes, Greece.
  • P Singh, M Lim, D Love and G Hancox, “QFD-based manufacturing strategy development in an uncertain environment”, Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Research, 11-13 Sept 2012, Birmingham, UK, Vol.1, 80-85.
  • F Sai, M Lim and G Rahib, “Green strategies and initiatives in the UK transport network and logistics industry”, Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Research, 11-13 Sept 2012, Birmingham, UK, Vol.1, 785-792.
  • A Munir, M Lim and L Knight, “Capabilities and competence management in small and medium enterprises”, Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Research, 11-13 Sept 2012, Birmingham, UK, Vol.1, 20-25.
  • M Alnaeem and M Lim, “The obstacles of Saudi Arabian organisational culture to implement total quality management”, Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Research, 11-13 Sept 2012, Birmingham, UK, Vol.1, 292-297.
  • S.C.H. Leung, MK Lim, A. Tan, Y Yu, “Evaluating the use of IT by the third party logistics in South East Asia to achieve competitive advantage and its future trend”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Interaction Sciences: IT, Human and Digital Content, 26-28 June, Jeju, Korea, 465-469.
  • M Lim and M Winsper, “Exploring value-added applications of RFID systems in industry and service sectors”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Interaction Sciences: IT, Human and Digital Content, 26-28 June, Jeju, Korea, 470-475.
  • Ha Minh Vu, Hing Kai Chan and Ming K. Lim, “A framework for measuring business sustainability”, International Symposium on Business and Management, 30 Mar – 1 Apr, Hong Kong, 204-211.
  • M Lim, A Metopoulos, Y Yu, “Investigating the current and future use of IT by 3PL providers in Europe and the Far East”, International Conference on Industrial Logistics, 14-16 June 2012, Croatia, 334-341.
  • R Aggarwal and M Lim, “Advances in decision support systems on the endeavour of supply chain optimality”, International Conference on Industrial Logistics, 14-16 June 2012, Croatia, 472-477.
  • Aggarwal, R and Lim, MK, "Improving Returnable Transport Equipment Management with an Autonomous Approach", 3rd International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics, 27 Feb - 1 Mar 2012.
  • M. Winsper, M. Chli, “Using the Max-Sum Algorithm for Supply Chain Formation in Dynamic Environments” In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS), Valencia, Spain, 2012.
  • Flint, A., Garza-Reyes J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., Kumar, V., “Lead time and variability reduction in an aircraft engine assembly process: a case study”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM),10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Sengupta, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., “The role of lean management principles in ERP implementation”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM),10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Ammar Raza, S., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., “TQM implementation issues in a chilled food manufacturing organisation: a case study, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM),10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Kumar, V.N.S.A., Kumar, V., Brady, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier. H., Mishra, N., “AIS based approach to resolve forward-reverse logistics multi-period model with vehicle routing”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM),10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Alvarez-Reyes, S.E., Rocha-Lona, L., Soriano-Meier, H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., “Process improvement strategies based on Six Sigma to improve operational efficiency: the case of a pharmaceutical company”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Ibarra-Santa Ana, M. T., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., “Business partnerships based on lean manufacturing strategies for increasing SME’s competitiveness”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM),10-13 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Jirasukprasert, P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., Rocha-Lona, L., “A case study of defects reduction in a rubber gloves manufacturing process by applying Six Sigma principles and DMAIC problem solving methodology”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM),  3-6 July 2012,Istanbul, Turkey. Awarded the “Best Track Paper Award” under the Lean Six Sigma category
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lal, J.S., Rocha-Lona, L. “An investigation exploring the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing the development of new products in the Indian pharmaceutical industry”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM),3-6 July 2012,Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Withers, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., Oraifige, I. “Applying lean management, industrial engineering and automation technology methods for the improvement of a testing process”, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 11-13 September 2012, Birmingham, UK. Given the “Best Paper Award” under the category of best contribution to the advancement of industrial practice
  • Burtonshaw-Gunn, S., Oluwaseun-Apo, D., Soriano-Meier, H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. “Adoption of lean manufacturing processes in developing countries: a case study of Gasland Nigeria Limited”, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR), 11-13 September 2012, Birmingham, UK.
  • Houten, M.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Oraifige, I., Soriano-Meier, H., Rocha-Lona, L. “Implementing value stream mapping (VSM) in a world-class organisation”, Proceedings of the International Conference in Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development (IETSD), India, 3-5 September 2012, Tamil, Nadu.