Our publications

The Centre of Supply Chain Improvement (CSCI) recognises the importance of academic publishing to make available our research contributions to the widest possible audience to advance the fields of operations and supply chain management.

The Centre founded and currently co-edits the International Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience (Inderscience).

Publications by year

  • 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 Automobile 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.
  • Möldner, A.K., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “Exploring Lean Manufacturing Practices' Influence on Process Innovation Performance”, Accepted for publication in the 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.
  • Ghobadian, A., Talavera, I., Bhattacharya, A., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., O’Regan, N. (2018), “Examining legitimatisation of additive manufacturing in the interplay between innovation, lean manufacturing and sustainability”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Production Economics – in press.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Chaikittisilp, S., Hua, T.K. (2018), “The effect of lean methods and tools on the environmental performance of manufacturing organisations”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 200, pp. 170-180.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Granda-Gutierrez, E., Kumar, V., Lankenau-Delgado, S. (2018), “A Lean Transportation Approach for Improving Emergency Medical Operations”, Accepted for publication in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations – in press.
  • Kumar, V., Guo, R., Bak, O., Shaw, S. Colicchia, C., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “An empirical analysis of supply and manufacturing risk and business performance: A Chinese manufacturing supply chain perspective”, Accepted for publication in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal - in press.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Torres Romero, J., Govindan, K., Cherrafi, A., Ramanathan, U. (2018), “A PDCA-based approach to Environmental Value Stream Mapping (E-VSM)”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 180, pp. 335-348.
  • Gbededoa, M.A., Liyanage, K., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “Towards a life cycle sustainability analysis: A systematic review of approaches to sustainable manufacturing”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 184, pp. 1002-1015.
  • 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”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications: A Leading Journal of Supply Chain Management - in press.
  • Masi, D., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Godsell, J. (2018), “Towards a Circular Economy: An investigation into the awareness, practices, and barriers at a firm level”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 539-550.
  • Ribeiro Ramos, A., Espíndola Ferreira, J.C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Cherrafi, A. (2018), “A lean and cleaner production benchmarking method for sustainability assessment: A study of manufacturing companies in Brazil”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 177, pp. 218-231.
  • Moktadir, M.A., Ali, S.M., Kumar Mangla, S., Sharmy, T.A., Luthra, S., Mishra, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “Decision modeling for evaluating risks in pharmaceutical supply chains”, Accepted for publication in Industrial Management & Data Systems – in press.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Kumar, V. (2018), “Innovation Capabilities and Performance: Are they truly linked in SMEs?, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Innovation Science – in press.
  • Al-Shboul, M.A.R., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “Best supply chain management practices and high-performance firms: The case of Gulf manufacturing firms”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management – in press.
  • Cherrafi, A., Elfezazi, S., Hurley, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Anosike, A.I., Batista, L. (2018), “Green and Lean: a Gemba–Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement”, Accepted for publication in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations – in press.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “A systematic approach to diagnose the current status of quality management systems and business processes”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 216-233.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Yu, M., Kumar, V., Upadhyay, A. (2018), “Total Quality Environmental Management: Adoption status in the Chinese manufacturing sector”, TQM Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 2-19.
  • Garza-Reyes J.A., Betsis, I.E., Kumar, V., Al-Shboul, M.A.R. (2018), “Lean Readiness – The Case of the European Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 20-44.
  • Petliushenko, K., Kumar, V., Zwiegelaar, J., Loonam, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “Investigating the benefits and challenges of Total Quality Management implementation in the pharmaceutical companies”, Proceedings of the 2018 British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Bristol, UK, 4-6 September.
  • Seifullina, A., Er, A., Peter Nadeem, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), “ A lean implementation framework for the mining industry”, Proceedings of the 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM), Bergamo, Italy, 11-30 June.
  • Adebola Adeseun, M., Anosike, A.I., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Al-Talib, M. (2018), “Supply chain risk perception: understanding the gap between theory and practice”, Proceedings of the 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM), Bergamo, Italy, 11-30 June.
  • Kumar, V., Zeidan, J., Kumari, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tupa, J. (2018), “Investigating Supply Chain Performance and Supply Chain Integration Linkage in Jordanian Manufacturing Firms”, Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Paris, France, 26-27 July. Awarded the “Best Track Paper Award” under the Supply Chain Management category
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Díaz-Ramírez, J., Carranza, A., Morales, G., Quezada A. (2018), “Improve an emergency medical system capacity with theory of constraints”, Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Paris, France, 26-27 July.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tangkeow, S., Kumar, V., Nadeem S.P. (2018), “Lean manufacturing adoption in the transport and logistics sector of Thailand – An exploratory study”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Mejia-Trejo, J., Kumar, V., Nadeem, S.P. (2018), “Innovation and growth in family-owned SMEs”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March. Awarded the “Best Track Paper Award” under the Entrepreneurship and Innovation category
  • Gallotta, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A.I. (2018), “Using the Delphi method to verify a framework to implement sustainability initiatives”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March. Awarded the “Best Track Paper Award” under the Sustainable category
  • Pratama, N.A., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumari, A., Peter Nadeem, S. (2018), “Investigating the benefits and challenges of the implementation of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 in the aerospace industry”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Gonzalez Aleu, F., Quezada, A., Morales, G., Carranza, A. (2018), “Reduce Turnaround Time Through Waste Elimination”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bandung, Indonesia, 6-8 March.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Martinez-Covarrubias, J.L., Lim, M.K. (2017), Managing innovation and operations in the 21st century, Productivity Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Upadhyay, A., Vadam, C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), International operations, innovation and sustainability, Transnational Press London, London.

Book Chapters

  • Martinez-Covarrubias J.L., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), “Establishing the framework: sustainable transition towards a low carbon economy”, Baranova, P., Conway, E., Lynch, N., Paterson, F. (Ed.), The Low Carbon Economy: Understanding and supporting a sustainable transition, Palgrave, Basingstoke.
  • Cedillo-Campos, M.G., Morones Ruelas, D., Lizarraga-Lizarraga, G., Gonzalez-Feliu, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), “Decision policy scenarios for just-in-sequence deliveries: A supply chain fluidity approach”, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 582-603.
  • Andreadis, L., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2017), “Towards a conceptual framework for Value Stream Mapping (VSM) implementation: An investigation of managerial factors”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 23, pp. 7073-7095.
  • Lopez-Torres, G.C., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Maldonado-Guzman, G., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., Cherrafi, A., (2017), “Knowledge management for sustainability in operations”, Accepted for publication in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations – in press.
  • Al-Shboul, M.A.R., Barber, K.D., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Abdi, R. (2017), “The Effect of Supply Chain Management Practices on Supply Chain and Manufacturing Firms’ Performance”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 577-609.
  • Cherrafi, A., Elfezazi, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Benhida, K., Mokhlis, A. (2017), “Barriers in Green Lean implementation: a combined Systematic Literature Review and Interpretive Structural Modelling approach”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 829-842.
  • Tomelero, R., Espíndola Ferreira, J.C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), “Lean environmental benchmarking for the management of cutting tools”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 3788-3807.
  • Cherrafi, A., El Fezazi, S., Govindan, K., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Mokhlis, A., Benhida, K. (2017), “A framework for the integration of Green and Lean Six Sigma for superior sustainability performance”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 15, pp. 4481-4515.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Kumar, V. (2017), “Barriers to Innovation in Service SMEs: Evidence from Mexico”, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 117, No. 8, pp. 1669-1686.
  • Kumar, V.N.S.A., Kumar, V., Brady, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Simpson, M. (2017), “Resolving Forward-Reverse Logistics Multi-Period Model Using Evolutionary Algorithms”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 183, Part B, pp. 458-469.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lim, M.K. (2017), “Improving road transport operations through lean thinking: A case study”, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications: A Leading Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 163-180.
  • Chugani, N., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Upadhyay, A. (2017), “Investigating the Green Impact of Lean, Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma: A Systematic Literature Review”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 7-32.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Kumar, V. (2017), “Service innovation and performance in Mexican service SMEs”, IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS 2017): Advances in Production Management Systems. The Path to Intelligent, Collaborative and Sustainable Manufacturing, Hamburg, Germany, September 3-7, pp. 230-239, Springer.
  • Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Leung, S.C., Cherrafi, A., Anosike, A.I., Lim, M.K. (2017), “Lean manufacturing and environmental performance – exploring the impact and relationship”, IFIP International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS 2017): Advances in Production Management Systems. The Path to Intelligent, Collaborative and Sustainable Manufacturing, Hamburg, Germany, September 3-7, pp. 331-340, Springer.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Beltran Forero, J.S., Kumar, V., Villarreal, B., Cedillo-Campos, G., Rocha-Lona, L. (2017), “Improving road transport operations using lean thinking”, Procedia Manufacturing, 11, pp. 1900-1907, 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Modena, Italy, 27-30 June.
  • Kumar, V., Nwakama Chibuzo, E., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumari, A., Rocha-Lona, L., Lopez-Torres, G.C. (2017), “The impact of supply chain integration on performance: Evidence from the UK food sector”, Procedia Manufacturing, 11, pp. 814-821, 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Modena, Italy, 27-30 June.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Meza-Ruiz, I.D., Soto-Flores, M.R., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lopez-Torres, G.C. (2017), “Measuring Business Sustainability Maturity-Levels and Best Practices”, Procedia Manufacturing, 11, pp. 751-759, 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Modena, Italy, 27-30 June.
  • Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A.I., Kumar, V. (2017), “Spectrum of Circular Economy and its prospects in Logistics”, Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bristol, UK, July 24-25, pp. 440-451. Awarded the “Best Track Paper Award” under the Circular Economy and Computing category
  • Gallotta, B., Kolelas, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, T.I., Kumar, V. (2017), “Using BPM to improve sustainability in biomass generation”, Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bristol, UK, July 24-25, pp. 203-214.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ocañas, P., Martinez, F. (2017), “A Lean Transportation Approach for Reducing Distribution Cost: A Case Study”, Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bristol, UK, July 24-25, pp. 1-9.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Granda-Gutierrez, E.A., Lankenau, S., Montalvo, A., Bastidas, A.C. (2017), “Lean Emergency Medical Operations”, Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Bristol, UK, July 24-25, pp. 766-774.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Villarreal, B., Kumar, V., Molina Ruiz, P. (2016), “Lean and Green in the Transport and Logistics Sector – A Case Study of Simultaneous Deployment”,Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. 15, pp. 1221-1232.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Al-Balushi, M., Antony, J., Kumar, V. (2016), “A Lean Six Sigma framework for the reduction of ship loading commercial time in the Iron Ore Pelletising industry”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. 13, pp. 1092-1111.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2016), “Lean road transportation – a systematic method for the improvement of road transport operations”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 865-877.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2016), “A lean thinking and simulation-based approach for the improvement of routing operations”, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 116, No. 5, pp. 903-925.
  • Kumar, V., Amorim, M., Bhttacharya, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2016), “Managing Reverse Exchanges in Service Supply Chains”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 157-165.
  • Binti Aminuddin, N.A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Antony, J. (2016), “An analysis of managerial factors affecting the implementation and use of Overall Equipment Effectiveness”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 54, No. 15, pp. 4430-4447.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Lopez-Torres, G.C., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Martinez- Covarrubias, J.L. (2016), “Knowledge management as intellectual property: evidence from Mexican manufacturing SMEs”, Management Research Review, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 830-850.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), “Lean and Green – A systematic review of the state of the art literature”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 102, pp. 18-29. 
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Wong, K.K., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V. (2016), “Measuring the level of lean readiness of the Hong Kong's manufacturing industry”, Currently in revision for publication in the Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 27-30.
  • Ngo, H.V., Kumar, V., Kumari, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Akkaranggoon, S. (2016), “The role of supply chain integration in achieving competitive advantage: A study of UK automobile Manufacturers”, Currently in revision for publication in the Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 27-30.
  • Navasiri, P. Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumari, A. (2016), “How Supplier Selection Criteria affects Business Performance? A Study of UK Automotive Sector”, Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Logistics (ISL), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 3-6 July.
  • Gallotta, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, T., Lim, M.K., Roberts, I. (2016), “A conceptual framework for the implementation of sustainability business processes”, Proceedings of the 27th Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference, Orlando, FL., US, May 6-8.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), “Lean and Green – A systematic review of the state of the art literature”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 102, pp. 18-29. 
  • Kumar, V., Holt, D., Ghobadian, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), “Developing green supply chain management taxonomy based decision support systems”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 53, No. 21, pp. 6372-6389.
  • Kumari, S., Singh, A., Mishra, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), “A multi-agent architecture for outsourcing SMEs manufacturing supply chain”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 36, pp. 36-44.
  • Halim Lim, S.A., Antony, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Arshed, N. (2015), “Towards a conceptual roadmap for statistical process control implementation in the food industry”, Trends in Food Science and Technology, Vol. 44, pp. 117-129.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Vishnevsky, F., Kumar, V., Antony, J. (2015), “A review and comparative analysis of the Russian Federation Government quality award”,Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 1-16.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ates, E.M., Kumar, V. (2015), “Measuring lean readiness through the understanding of quality practices in the Turkish automotive suppliers industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 64, No. 8, pp. 1092-1112.
  • Garza Reyes, J.A. (2015), “Green Lean and the need for Six Sigma”,  International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 226-248.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), “From measuring overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) to overall resource effectiveness (ORE)”, Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 506-527.
  • Rocha-Lona L., Alvarez-Reyes, S.E., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2015), “An integrated approach of Six Sigma and QSAM methodologies for a pharmaceutical company: a shipment improvement process”, International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 266-283.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Kumar, V. (2015), “A conceptual framework for the implementation of quality management systems”, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, Vol. 26, No. 11-12, pp. 1298-1310.
  • Qassim, O., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V. (2015), “Integrating Value Stream Mapping and PDCA to improve the operations of a pharmaceutical organisation in Pakistan”, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference for Production Research (ICPR), Manila, Philippines, 2-5 August.
  • Li, X., Kumar, V., Kumari, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Lim, M.K. (2015), “Empirical investigation of the linkage between Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Image and Customer Loyalty among Chinese dairy consumers”,Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference for Production Research (ICPR), Manila, Philippines, 2-5 August.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lopez, A. (2015), “Eliminating seven transportation extended wastes (STEWs) to increase on-time delivery: a case study”, Proceedings of the 20th Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference, Derby, UK, 9-11 September.
  • Falguieres, M., Kumar, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumari, A., Lim, M.K., Rocha-Lona, L. (2015), “Investigating the impact of short food supply chain on emigration: A study of Valencia community in Spain”, Proceedings of the 15th  IFAC Symposium on Information Control in Manufacturing (INCOM), Ottawa, Canada, 11-13 May.
  • Ilchenko, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Er, A., Lim, M.K., Vikas, K. (2015), “Waste reduction in the manufacture of UPVC windows in a Russian SME: a case study”, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Wolverhampton, UK, 23-26 June.
  • Ruengket, N., Kumar, V., Akkaranggoon, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumari, A., Chen, M.C. (2015), “Examining wine supply chain coordination issues in Thai wine industry”, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Wolverhampton, UK, 23-26 June.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Zisis, S., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (2015), “Adoption of operations improvement methods in the Greek engineering sector”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Dubai, UAE, 3-5 March.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lim, M.K. (2015), “Corporate sustainability and business excellence”,  Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Dubai, UAE, 3-5 March.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Garza-Reyes J.A., Kumar, V. (2013), Building quality management systems: selecting the right methods and tools, Productivity Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Marriott, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., Antony, J. (2013), “An integrated methodology to prioritise improvement initiatives in low volume-high integrity product manufacturing organisations”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 24, No. 2,pp. 197-217.
  • Withers, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (2013), “A case study improvement of a testing process by combining lean management, industrial engineering and automation methods”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation , Vol. 3, No.3, pp. 134-143.
  • Lee, J.H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., Mishra, N. (2013), “A comparative study of the implementation status of Lean Six Sigma in South Korea and the UK”, Advances in Sustainable and Competitive Manufacturing Systems, 23rdInternational Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), Porto, Portugal, 26-28 June, Springer.
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