2014 Publications

Journal Articles

  • Louis Kirkham, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar, Jiju Antony, J. (2014), “Prioritisation of operations improvement projects in the European manufacturing industry, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 18, 5323-5345.
  • Ioannis Belekoukias, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar (2014), “The impact of lean methods and tools on the operational performance of manufacturing organisations”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 18, 5346-5366.
  • Vikas Kumar, D. Holt, A. Ghobadian, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes (2014), “Developing green supply chain management taxonomy based decision support systems”, International Journal of Production Research, accepted.
  • Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Luis Rocha-Lona, Vikas Kumar, V. (2014), “A Conceptual framework for the implementation of quality management systems”, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, accepted.
  • Claire Baldwin, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar, Luis Rocha-Lona (2014), “Personal Development Review (PDR) process and engineering staff motivation – a case study investigation in a manufacturing firm”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 25, No. 6, 827-847.
  • Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Ashley Flint, Vikas Kumar, Jiju Antony, Horacio Soriano-Meier (2014), “A DMAIRC approach to lead time reduction in an aerospace engine assembly process”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, 27-48.
  • Mitul Devpura, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar, Luis Rocha-Lona, Horacio Soriano-Meier (2014), “Exploring the application of quality improvement programmes and ISO standards in the Indian marble mining sector”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, 310-328.
  • Aayush Saboo, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Ahmet Er, Vikas Kumar (2014), “A VSM improvement-based approach for lean operations in an Indian manufacturing SME”, International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, 41-58.
  • Gabriela W. Jacques, Jose A. Garza-Reyes, Ming K. Lim, Vikas Kumar (2014), “Outcomes from an Exploratory Study of Quality Improvement Approaches Utilization in Brazilian Companies”, International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, accepted.
  • A. Anosike and Ming K Lim (2014), “A synergistic approach to process innovation”, International Journal of Knowledge, Innovation & Entrepreneurship ,Vol.2, No.1, 33-54.
  • Ploytip Jirasukprasert, Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Vikas Kumar and Ming Lim (2014), “A Six Sigma and DMAIC application for the reduction of defects in a rubber gloves manufacturing process”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol.5, No.1, 2-21.

Conference Papers

  • Ming-Lang Tseng, Anthony SF Chiu, Ming K. Lim, “Assessing the competitive priorities within sustainable supply chain management under uncertainty” 15th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference, 12-15 Oct 2014, Jeju, Korea.
  • Chinonso Udokporo, Anthony Anosike, Ming K Lim, “A comparative analysis of agility and sustainability” 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, 9-11 Sept 2014, Southampton Solent University, UK.
  • Ming-Lang Tseng, Ming K. Lim, Ru-Jen Lin, Anthony SF Chiu, “Identifying the competitive determinants of firms’ green supply chain capabilities: a study of the electronic manufacturing industry in Taiwan” Eighteenth International Working Seminar on Production Economics, 24-28 February 2014, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Chih-Cheng Chen and Ming Lim, “A Measurement of Information and Communication Technology contribution on Corporate Competitiveness Management and Efficiency between Taiwan and China Finance Industry” SIBR International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research, 7-8 February 2014, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
  • Adeyemi, A.A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, “An investigation into the challenges of implementing the EFQM Excellence Model”, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 20-23 May, 2014,  San Antonio, TX, US.
  • Kumar, V., Brady, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Bhattacharya, A., Kumari, A., Rocha-Lona, L., “Resolving waiting time issue in healthcare: a simulation modelling approach”, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), 20-23 May, 2014, San Antonio, TX, US.