Research overview


Research in this strand builds on one of the traditional strengths of OMDS, which has been among the pioneers in the incorporation of Sustainability concerns in Supply Chain Management. Members of the theme are engaged in a variety of research projects exploring the issues around production, value chains, continuous improvement and sustainability.

Research topics within the SPC theme:

  • Continuous Improvement in an era of sustainability

  • Operations Management and sustainability

  • Food supply chain sustainability

  • Technology for production sustainability and traceability

  • Network Design

  • Performance Measurement and Sustainability

  • Sustainability Audit of Production Value Chain

  • Benchmarking Sustainability

  • Business models and sustainability

  • Waste management (repurposing, recycling, reusing)

  • The community asset transfer of local government leisure facilities

  • The response of volunteers in sport to covid-19