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EurOMA Conference 2020

29–30 June 2020

The 2020 EurOMA Conference will take place virtually on the above dates.

The theme for this year is 'Managing Operations for Impact', which acknowledges that in today’s challenging times scholars should be both relevant and rigorous.

This theme both celebrates the roots of our subject as a practical endeavour, and looks forward to the way in which our subject can contribute to the challenges that face the environment, society, organisations and individuals in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. 

Don't miss

Keep an eye out for the session ‘Operationalising change: an impact literacy approach to research and innovation’ on Monday 29th June at 12.45–14.15 with Dr Julie Bayley, Director of Research Impact Development, University of Lincoln, UK. The session will look at;

  • An overview of impact, implementation challenges and impact literacy
  • Attendees work then through a series of impact literacy questions, guided by the speaker, to consider how impact relates to their own work and consider strategies for improvement
  • Sharing challenges and ideas, Q&A

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International Journal of Operations & Production Management

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Free selected papers

To coincide with the theme of 'Managing Operations for Impact', we have put together a virtual issue of specially selected papers from a number of journals including International Journal of Operations & Production Management and International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management.

The below content will be available for free from 22nd June until 22nd July.

International Journal of Operations & Production Management

How performance measurement influences stakeholders in not-for-profit organizations
Haley Allison Beer and Pietro Micheli

Research opportunities for a more resilient post-COVID-19 supply chain – closing the gap between research findings and industry practice
Remko van Hoek

Mitigating sustainability risk in supplier populations: an agent-based simulation study
Sara Hajmohammad, Anton Shevchenko

Operations and supply chain management: The role of academics and practitioners in the development of research and practice
Paul Coughlan, Domien Draaijer, Janet Godsell and Harry Boer

International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management

An empirical study into the limitations and emerging trends of Six Sigma in manufacturing and service organisations
Jiju Antony and Michael Sony

Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

Successful publishing in the journal of manufacturing technology management: a download-based analysis for determining impact
Harm-Jan Steenhuis

Journal of Enterprise Information Management

Collaboration in a circular economy: learning from the farmers to reduce food waste
Manoj Dora

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Last mile delivery to the bottom of the pyramid in Brazilian slums
André Luis de Castro Moura Duarte, Flavio Macau, Cristiano Flores e Silva, Lars Meyer Sanches

International Journal of Logistics Management

Corruption, gender inequality and logistics performance
Paul D Larson

International Journal of Lean Six Sigma

Agile and lean principles in the humanitarian supply chain: The case of the United Nations World Food Programme
Alessandra Cozzolino, Silvia Rossi and Alessio Conforti


We have a wide range of books related to operations, logistics and supply chain management such as the titles below.

If you would like to see the full range, visit our bookstore.

Mentorship-Driven Talent Management: The Asian Experience

Payal Kumar
BML Munjal University, India

Pawan Budhwar
Aston University, UK

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Change Management for Organizations: Lessons from Political Upheaval in India

Chandan Kumar Sadangi
Government of Odisha, India

Sanjay Mohapatra
Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar, India

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Understanding the New Business Paradigm in Eastern Europe: Lessons on Building a Successful Small Business

Robert Kozielski
University of Lodz, Poland

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Resource Allocation Problems in Supply Chains

K. Ganesh

Sanjay Mohapatra

R. A. Malairajan

M. Punniyamoorthy

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Coronavirus, the management of epidemics

We have brought together a number of research resources related to the coronavirus group of viruses, and epidemics more broadly.

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