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2014 publications

Journal Papers

  • Kirkham, L., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Antony, J. (2014), “Prioritisation of operations improvement projects in the European manufacturing industry, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 18, pp. 5323-5345.
  • Belekoukias, I., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2014), “The impact of lean methods and tools on the operational performance of manufacturing organisations”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 18, pp. 5346-5366.
  • Baldwin, C., Garza-Reyes J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (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, pp. 827-847.
  • Garza-Reyes J.A., Flint, A., Kumar, V., Antony, J., Soriano-Meier, H. (2014), “A DMAIRC approach to lead time reduction in an aerospace engine assembly process”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 27-48.
  • Devpura, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., Soriano-Meier, H. (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, pp. 310-328.
  • Jirasukprasert, P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lim, M.K. (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, pp. 2-21.
  • Saboo, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Er, A., Kumar, V. (2014), “A VSM improvement-based approach for lean operations in an Indian manufacturing SME”, International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 41-58.
  • Winck Jacques, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V. (2014), “Outcomes from an exploratory study of quality improvement approaches utilisation in Brazilian companies”, International Journal of Quality and Engineering Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 315-333.
  • Anosike, A., Lim, M.K. (2014), “A synergistic approach to process innovation”, International Journal of Knowledge, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Vol.2, No.1, 33-54.

Conference Papers

  • Adeyemi, A.A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona (2014), “An investigation into the challenges of implementing the EFQM Excellence Model”, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), San Antonio, TX, US, 20-23 May. 
  • Kumar, V., Brady, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Bhattacharya, A., Kumari, A., Rocha-Lona, L. (2014), “Resolving waiting time issue in healthcare: a simulation modelling approach”, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), San Antonio, TX, US, 20-23 May. 
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Winck Jacques, G.,  Lim, M.K., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (2014), “Lean and green – synergies, differences, limitations, and the need for Six Sigma”, in B. Grabot et al. (Eds.): International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2014, Part II, IFIP AICT 439, Ajaccio, France, 20-24 September, Springer.
  • Kumar, V., Kumari, A., Ruan, X., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Akkaranggoon, S.  (2014), “Investigating key antecedents of customer satisfaction in B2B information service firms”, Digital Services and Information Intelligence IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Volume 445, pp. 327-337, 13th IFIP Conference on Digital Services and Information Intelligence, Sanya, China, 27-30 November, Springer.