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Operations Management Research

Advancing Practice through Theory

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29-05-2021 Open Access

Stress testing supply chains and creating viable ecosystems

Businesses and governments are becoming increasingly concerned about the resilience of supply chains and calling for their review and stress testing. In this conceptual essay, we theorize a human-centred ecosystem viability perspective that spans …


A scenario-based robust time–cost tradeoff model to handle the effect of COVID-19 on supply chains project management

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak deeply impressed supply chains in different aspects. In response to this unexpected situation, supply chain managers have decided to recover and reinforce their supply chains. Considering the expanse of these …

17-05-2021 Open Access

Challenges to competitive manufacturing in high-cost environments: checklist and insights from Swedish manufacturing firms

Research on competitive manufacturing (CM) in high-cost environments has earlier indicated that firms struggle to remain competitive and that manufacturing operations often have been offshored to low-cost environments. The purpose of this research …


The impact of food supply chain traceability on sustainability performance

Increasing quality and risk issues have made food supply chain traceability a worldwide societal concern. This paper aims to examine how exactly traceability practices improve firm sustainability performance. Through structural equation modeling …


Disruption in global supply chain and socio-economic shocks: a lesson from COVID-19 for sustainable production and consumption

The novel COVID-19 has emerged as a severe threat to global health globally, affecting over 210 countries and regions. The profound dilemma interrupted global trade and social activities and enormously influenced daily lives through social …

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Operations Management Research: Advancing Practice through Theory publishes short, focused research studies that advance the theory and practice of operations management. OMR is a rigorous, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that is oriented toward fast reviews and publication of high-quality research that makes a clear contribution to the science and practice of operations management in today’s global institutions. Coverage includes all topics in operations management as well as research paradigms.

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