This Special Interest Group (OLSCM) is focused on all aspects of Operations. This includes Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Process Management and the practical demands of designing workplaces and jobs for optimum performance and sustainability. It aims to provide a forum for contemporary research ideas and outputs which respond to grand challenges and industrial need so to guide the practices of managers and future researchers. As such this SIG has broad relevance and interest to practitioners. The SIG is a platform for engagement between academics and practitioners in shaping the research agenda through discussion, collaboration and events.
Investigating opportunities and challenges to inform practices in Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (OLSCM)
Encouraging and supporting innovative research which has potential to advance the field of OLSCM
To theoretically and practically advance the disciplines of OLSCM across manufacturing/service/private and public settings
To support continuous professional development of practitioners and academics through collaborative networks and events
To provide a supportive developmental environmental for doctoral researchers in any of the areas within our broad discipline.
SIG Events 2019-2020:
- 6 February 2019: Decision Support Systems – an afternoon of discussion, debate and networking
- 23 May 2019: Methods and Methodologies in an Applied World
- 9 December 2019: Enhancing Project Management Research Capabilities
- 28 February 2020: Developing Academic Citizenship
SIG Chair - Claire Lindsay, Heriot-Watt University, Claire.Lindsay@hw.ac.uk
SIG Secretary - Rosanne Cole, firstname.lastname@example.org, University of Surrey
SIG Social Media & Event Organising Officer - Kate Mc Loughlin, email@example.com, Manchester Metropolitan University
SIG Treasurer - Tammi Sinha (commence January 2020), Tammi.Sinha@winchester.ac.uk, University of Winchester
Conference Track Chair - Kate Mc Loughlin (as above)