Staff profile

Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes


Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement

Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes

Subject

Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement

ORCiD ID

0000-0002-5493-877X

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

j.reyes@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement at the University of Derby, UK. I am actively involved in industrial projects where I combine my knowledge, expertise and industrial experience in operations management to help organisations achieve excellence in their internal functions and supply chains.

As a leading academic, I have led and managed international research projects funded by the European Commission, British Academy, British Council and Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). 

I have published extensively in leading scientific journals and seven books in the areas of operations management and innovation, manufacturing performance measurement, continuous improvement, and quality management systems. I am Co-founder and current Editor of the Int. Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience (Inderscience), Associate Editor of the Int. Journal of Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor of the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, and Editor-in-Chief of the Int. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. I have also guest-edited and led a number of special issues for journals such as Production Planning & Control, Technology Forecasting and Social Change, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Operations Management Research, Int. Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Int. Journal of Lean Six Sigma, among others.

My areas of interest and expertise include Operations and Production Management, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Lean and Agile Operations and Supply Chains, Sustainability within the context of Operations and Supply Chains, Circular or Closed-Loop Operations and Supply Chains, Sustainable and Green Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 technologies application in operations and supply chains, Lean Management, Quality Management & Operations Excellence and Innovation Management.

I am a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a certified Six Sigma-Green Belt, and have over eight years of industrial experience working as Production Manager, Production Engineer and Operations Manager for several global and local companies in both the UK and Mexico. I am also a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow Member of the Society of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (FIEOM) and a member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (MIET).

Teaching responsibilities

I am currently tutor of the following modules:

Masters 

Past Modules:

Master

Final Year

Second Year

First Year

Year Zero

Short Courses

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Publications from 2021 and 2020 only. For a full list of publications, see ResearchGate or MyPublications

Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

Research projects and successful external research funding

Editorial activities

Member of the editorial boards of the following journals

 Active Reviewer of Journals such as

Recent publications

Publications from 2021 and 2020 only. For a full list of publications, see ResearchGate or MyPublications

Books

Book Chapters

Journal Papers (from 2020 and 2021 only) 

A hand holding a graphic illustrating sustainable supply chains

The University of Derby's Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes explores the steps businesses are taking to create more environmentally sustainable supply chains - and what more needs to be done.