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A Framework for Successful Implementation of E-Kanban: a case study based approach.

Presentation / Conference
MacKerron, G., Kumar, M., Kumar, V., & Chan, F. T. S. (2011, June)
A Framework for Successful Implementation of E-Kanban: a case study based approach. Paper presented at 21st International FAIM Conference, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan
This paper provides generic guidelines to ensure an electronic supplier Kanban can be successfully implemented across an organisation. This approach is based on case study wor...

A Leagile Inspired Supply Chain Model to Improve the Performance of Steel Industries.

Presentation / Conference
Kumar, V., Mishra, N., Chan, F. T. S., Kumar, M., & MacKerron, G. (2011, June)
A Leagile Inspired Supply Chain Model to Improve the Performance of Steel Industries. Paper presented at 21st International FAIM Conference, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan
The fast emerging customer market, the increased product variety and fluctuating demand have urged manufacturers to efficiently manage their supply chain activities to outperf...

Outsourcing and the Flexible Firm; The Financial Services Industry

Book Chapter
Bagher, M., & MacKerron, G. (2018)
Outsourcing and the Flexible Firm; The Financial Services Industry. In Positive and Negative Aspects of Outsourcing, (55-68). Croatia: InTech. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.72771
This chapter investigates, through a literature review, the increasing use of outsourcing by organisations and why this has become so prevalent in recent years. The use if an ...

Supply chain management - practice and performance in the UK clothing industry.

Book
Iosif, L., Masson, R., Fernie, J., & MacKerron, G. (2003)
Supply chain management - practice and performance in the UK clothing industry. In Service Manufacturing, 259-267. Gemini International Ltd
Over the past few decades the textile and apparel industry has experienced radical changes. This has been the result of customers becoming increasingly sophisticated, demandin...

Supplier replenishment policy using E-Kanban: a framework for successful implementation.

Journal Article
MacKerron, G., Kumar, M., & Kumar, V. (2014)
Supplier replenishment policy using E-Kanban: a framework for successful implementation. Production Planning and Control, 25(2), 161-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2013.782950
This paper provides generic implementation guidelines for an electronic supplier Kanban in the form of an eight-step implementation Framework. This has been tested, proven and...

Performance management of suppliers in outsourcing project: case analysis from the financial services industry.

Journal Article
MacKerron, G., Kumar, M., Benedikt, A., & Kumar, V. (2015)
Performance management of suppliers in outsourcing project: case analysis from the financial services industry. Production Planning and Control, 26(2), 150-165. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2013.869702
This study investigates the characteristics of an effective performance management framework for outsourcing projects in a UK-based financial services organisation and how thi...

Performance Management of suppliers of outsourcing projects in the Financial Services Industry.

Presentation / Conference
MacKerron, G., Kumar, M., & Benedikt, A. (2012, July)
Performance Management of suppliers of outsourcing projects in the Financial Services Industry. Paper presented at 4th World P&OM Conference and 19th International EurOMA Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands
This study investigates the characteristics of an effective performance management framework for outsourcing projects in a UK-based financial services organisation and how thi...

Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry

Book
Gee, S., Weaver, M. W., & MacKerron, G. (2017)
Innovation in Limited Markets: Managing PCP Projects in the UK Defence Industry. In B. L. Moya, M. D. Storch de Gracia, & L. F. Mazadiego (Eds.), Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real CasesInTech. doi:10.5772/67543
This chapter will outline guidelines developed to both support and enhance innovation within the context of procuring complex performance (PCP) contracts. Such contracts are c...

Examining Financial Service Performance through Quality Management Lens’.

Presentation / Conference
Kumar, M., & MacKerron, G. (2010, June)
Examining Financial Service Performance through Quality Management Lens’. Paper presented at 2nd World P&OM Conference and 17th International EurOMA Conference on Managing Operations in Service Economies, Catholic University of Portugal (CUP), Porto, Portugal
Application of quality initiatives like Lean and Six Sigma is relatively new in UK financial services (FS), and its application is receiving increasing importance in the curre...

Enhancing the link between business and operations strategy.

Book
MacKerron, G. (1995)
Enhancing the link between business and operations strategy. In C. A. Voss (Ed.), Manufacturing strategy: operations strategy in a global contextLondon Business School
This paper reprots on the use of banchmarking to improve the links between business and operations strategies. The use of benchmarking as a toll to facilitate improvements in ...

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