Pharma Supply Chains and Healthcare Technology


Our academics have published their research in top international journals on a range of subjects related to Pharmaceutical Supply Chains and Healthcare Technology.

Professor Constantin Blome, Professor of Operations Management

Blome, C., Schoenherr, T., & Eckstein, D. (2014). The impact of knowledge transfer and complexity on supply chain flexibility: A knowledge-based view. International Journal of Production Economics, 147, 307-316.

Blome, C., Hollos, D., & Paulraj, A. (2014). Green procurement and green supplier development: antecedents and effects on supplier performance. International Journal of Production Research, 52(1), 32-49.

Blome, C., Paulraj, A., & Schuetz, K. (2014). Supply chain collaboration and sustainability: a profile deviation analysis. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 34(5), 639-663.

Blome, C., Schoenherr, T., & Rexhausen, D. (2013). Antecedents and enablers of supply chain agility and its effect on performance: a dynamic capabilities perspective. International Journal of Production Research, 51(4), 1295-1318.

Blome, C., Schoenherr, T., & Kaesser, M. (2013). Ambidextrous governance in supply chains: The impact on innovation and cost performance. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 49(4), 59-80.

Reuter, C., Foerstl, K. A. I., Hartmann, E. V. I., & Blome, C. (2010). Sustainable global supplier management: the role of dynamic capabilities in achieving competitive advantage. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 46(2), 45-63.

Foerstl, K., Reuter, C., Hartmann, E., & Blome, C. (2010). Managing supplier sustainability risks in a dynamically changing environment—Sustainable supplier management in the chemical industry. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 16(2), 118-130. 

Professor Sue Newell, Professor of Information Systems, Head of Department, Business and Management

Nielsen, J., Mathiassen, L. & Newell, S. (2014). Theorization and translation in IT Institutionalization: Evidence from Danish Home Care. MIS Quarterly, 38, 1, 165-186.

Marabelli, M., Newell, S. M., Krantz, C., & Swan, J. (2014). Knowledge Sharing and Healthcare Coordination: The Role of Creation and Use Brokers. Health Systems, 3 (3), 185-198.

Newell, S. (2011). Lesson from Practice: Normative models in Healthcare IS (editorial), Special Issue on Healthcare Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 202, 2, 158-160.

Swan, J., Bresnan, M. Newell, S., Robertson, M. & Dopson, S. (2010). When policy meets practice: Colliding logics and the challenge of ‘Mode 2’ initiatives in the translation of academic knowledge. Organization Studies, 31, 9/10, 1311-134

Newell, S., Goussevskaia, A., Swan, J., & Bresnen, M. (2008). Managing interdependencies in complex project ecologies: The case of biomedical innovation. Long Range Planning, 41, 1, 33-45.

Swan, J., Goussevskaia,. A, Newell, S., Robertson, M., Bresnen, M. & Obembe, A. (2007). Modes of Organizing Biomedical Innovation in the UK and US and the Role of Integrative and Relational Capabilities. Research Policy, 36, 4, 529-547.

Swan, J., Bresnen, M., Robertson, M. and Newell, S. (2007). The object of knowledge: The role of objects in biomedical innovation. Human Relations, 60, 12, 1809-1837.

Dr Des Doran, Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Doran, Desmond, Hill, Alex, Brown, Steve, Emel, Aktas and Kuula, Markku (2013) Operations management teaching: establishing content and relevance to practitioners. Industry and Higher Education, 27 (5). pp. 375-388. ISSN 0950-4222

Onar, Sezi Cevik, Aktas, Emel, Topcu, Ilker and Doran, Desmond (2013) An analysis of supply chain related graduate programmes in Europe. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 18 (4). pp. 398-412. ISSN 1359-8546

 Giannakis, Mihalis, Doran, Desmond and Chen, Shanyin (2012) The Chinese paradigm of global supplier relationships: social control, formal interactions and the mediating role of culture. Industrial Marketing Management, 41 (5). pp. 831-840. ISSN 0019-8501

Hill, Alex, Doran, Desmond and Stratton, Roy (2012) How should you stabilise your supply chains? International Journal of Production Economics, 135 (2). pp. 870-881. ISSN 0925-5273 

Doran, Desmond and Giannakis, Mihalis (2011) An examination of a modular supply chain: a construction sector perspective. Supply Chain Management, 16 (4). pp. 260-270. ISSN 1359-8546

Doran, D., & Smith, P. (2004). Measuring service quality provision within an eating disorders context International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 17(4) 377-388.

Doran, D. (2003). Supply chain implications of modularization. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 23 (3). pp. 316-326.

Dr Piera Morlacchi, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Organisation Studies

Morlacchi, Piera and Nelson, Richard R (2015) The evolution of the left ventricular assist device as treatment for heart failure. In: Consoli, DavideMina, AndreaNelson, Richard R and Ramlogan, Ronnie (eds.) Medical innovation: science, technology and practice. Routledge international studies in health economics . Routledge, New York. ISBN 9781138860346 

Morlacchi, Piera (2013) Healthcare and innovation. In: Carayannis, Elias G (ed.) Encyclopedia of creativity, invention, innovation and entrepreneurship. Springer, Berlin, pp. 832-838. ISBN 9781461438571

Morlacchi, Piera, Szasz, Carly A, Wade, Joanne, Frew, Anthony J and Smith, Helen E (2014) Allergy products traded on eBay, 2007-2012. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 112 (1). pp. 76-78. ISSN 1081-1206

Morlacchi, Piera and Nelson, Richard R (2011) How medical practice evolves: learning to treat failing heart with an implantable device. Research Policy, 40 (4). pp. 511-525. ISSN 0048-7333 

Morlacchi, Piera and Martin, Ben R (2009) Emerging challenges for science, technology and innovation policy research: a reflexive overview. Research Policy, 38 (4). pp. 571-582. ISSN 0048-7333

Dr Thanos Papadopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

Reigada, C., Bajwah, S., Ross, J., Boland, J., Wells, A., Yorke, J., Grande, G., Hart, S., Currow, D., Papadopoulos, T., Macleod, U., & Johnson, M. (2015). Adaptation, face, and content validation of a palliative care needs assessment tool for people with interstitial lung disease. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care 5: 111-112.

Papadopoulos, T., Radnor, Z., & Merali, Y. (2011). The role of actor associations in understanding the implementation of Lean Thinking in Healthcare. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 31(2): 167-191.

Dr Dimitra Petrakaki, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

Petrakaki, D., & Klecun, E. (2015). Hybridity as a process of technology's ‘translation’: customizing a national Electronic Patient Record. Social Science and Medicine, 124. pp. 224-231.

Petrakaki, D., Klecun, E., & Cornford, T. Changes in healthcare professional work afforded by technology: the introduction of a national electronic patient record in an English hospital. Organization (forthcoming).

Petrakaki, D., Waring, J., & Barber, N. (2014) Technological affordances of risk and blame: the case of the electronic prescription service in England. Sociology of Health and Illness, 36 (5). pp. 703-718.

Klecun, E., Lichtner, V., Cornford, T., & Petrakaki, D. (2014) Evaluation as a Multi-Ontological Endeavour: A Case from the English National Program for IT in Healthcare. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 15 (3). pp. 147-176. 

Petrakaki, D., Barber, N., & Waring, J. (2012). The possibilities of technology in shaping healthcare professionals: (Re/De-) Professionalisation of pharmacists in England. Social Science and Medicine, 75 (2). pp. 429-437. 

Takian, Amirhossein, Petrakaki, Dimitra, Cornford, Tony, Sheikh, Aziz and Barber, Nicholas (2012) Building a house on shifting sand: methodological considerations in evaluating the implementation and adoption of national electronic health record systems. BMC Health Services Research, 12:105. 

Robertson, Ann, Cresswell, Kathrin, Takian, Amirhossein, Petrakaki, Dimitra, et al (2010) Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: qualitative analysis of interim results from a prospective national evaluation. British Medical Journal, 341 (c4564).

Mr Samuel Roscoe, Lecturer in Operations Management

Roscoe, S., Cousins, P., Lamming, R.  (2015) “Developing eco-innovations: a three stage typology of supply networks” Journal of Cleaner Production  

Roscoe, S and P. Baker (2014) “Supply Chain Segmentation in the Sporting Goods Industry”. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications17(2): 136-155
Montgomerie, Johnna and Samuel Roscoe (2013). “Owning the consumer—Getting to the core of the Apple business model”. Accounting Forum 37 (4): 290-299