SIG: Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

About the SIG: 

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.

Objectives: 

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:

SIG Committee Members: 

SIG Chair - Claire Lindsay, Heriot-Watt University, Claire.Lindsay@hw.ac.uk

SIG Secretary - Rosanne Cole, r.cole@surrey.ac.uk, University of Surrey 

SIG Social Media & Event Organising Officer - Kate Mc Loughlin, k.mcloughlin@mmu.ac.uk, 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)