Faculty Profile

Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes




Educational Qualifications:

  • PhD in Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK (2008).
  • MBA Master of Business Administration, Northampton Business School, The University of Northampton, UK (2010) – Graduated with Distinction.
  • MSc in Management Sciences with Major in Production and Quality, Mechanical and Electrical Faculty (FIME), Autonoma de Nuevo Leon University (U.A.N.L.), Mexico (2001) – Graduated with Distinction.
  • Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, School of Education and Social Sciences, The University of Derby, UK (2011).
  • BSc in Mechanical Management Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Faculty (FIME), Autonoma de Nuevo Leon University (U.A.N.L.), Mexico (1998).

Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes is a Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement at the University of Derby, UK. He is actively involved in industrial projects where he combines his expertise and industrial experience in operations management to help organizations achieve excellence in their internal functions and supply chains. He has led international research projects funded by the British Academy, British Council and Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology. As a leading academic, he has published extensively in leading scientific journals and a number of international conferences. Professor Garza-Reyes has also published four books in the areas of operations management and innovation, manufacturing performance measurement and quality management systems. He is Associate Editor of the Int. Journal of Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor of the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management and Editor-in-Chief of the Int. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. He is also co-founder and current Editor of the Int. Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience. Prof. Garza-Reyes has also led and guest edited special issues for journals such as Production Planning & Control, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Int. Journal of Lean Six Sigma, etc. His areas of expertise and interest include general aspects of operations and manufacturing management, business excellence, quality improvement, and performance measurement. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a certified Six Sigma-Green Belt, and has over eight years of industrial experience working as Production Manager, Production Engineer and Operations Manager for several international and local companies in both the UK and Mexico. He is a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (MIET).

  • Currently teaching at the University of Derby, UK
  • Project Operations Manager, Tingdene Homes Ltd / The University of Northampton, UK (09/2007-12/2008)
  • Production Manager / Production Engineer, Montoi Mattel S.A. de C.V., Mexico (06/2000-08/2003)
  • Production Assembly Engineer, Celestica de Monterrey S.A. de C.V., Mexico (12/1999-06/2000)
  • Production Packing Engineer, Nabisco Mexico S.A. de C.V., Mexico (11/1998-12/1999)

    Books

  • Gonzalez-Aleu, F., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2020), Leading continuous improvement projects: Lessons from successful, les successful and unsuccessful continuous improvment case studies, Productivity Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Maldonado- Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Solano-Romo, L.I. (2019), Intelligent agriculture: developing a system for monitoring and controlling production, Emerald Publishing Ltd., Bingley. Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Martinez-Covarrubias, J.L., Lim, M.K. (2017), Managing innovation and operations in the 21st century, Productivity Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Upadhyay, A., Vadam, C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), International operations, innovation and sustainability, Transnational Press, London.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Garza-Reyes J.A., Kumar, V. (2013), Building quality management systems: selecting the right methods and tools, Productivity Press, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2010), An investigation into some measures of manufacturing performance - Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Process Capability (PC), OEE+ and ORE, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

    Journal Papers

  • Tortorella, G.L., Cawley Vergara, A.M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Sawhney, R. (2020), “Organizational learning paths based upon Industry 4.0 adoption”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 219, pp. 284-294.
  • Möldner, A.K., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2020), "Exploring lean manufacturing practices' influence on process innovation performance", Journal of Business Research, Vol.106, pp. 233-249.
  • Ghobadian, A., Talavera, I., Bhattacharya, A., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., O’Regan, N. (2020), “Examining legitimatisation of additive manufacturing in the interplay between innovation, lean manufacturing and sustainability”, International Journal of Production Economics, 219, pp. 457-468.
  • Luthra, S., Kumar, A., Zavadskas, E., Mangla, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2020), “Industry 4.0 as enabler of sustainability diffusion in supply chain: analysis of influential strength of drivers in an emerging economy”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 58, No. 5, pp. 1505-1521.
  • Kaur, H., Singh, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Mishra, N. (2020), “Sustainable Stochastic Production and Procurement Problem for Resilient Supply Chain”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 139, article 105560.
  • Panda, T.K., Kumar, A., Jakhar, S., Luthra, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kazancoglu, I., Nayak, S.S. (2020), “Social and environmental sustainability model on consumers’ altruism, green purchase intention, green brand loyalty, and evangelism”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 243, article 118575.
  • Udokporo, C.K., Anosike, A.I., Lim, M.K., Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ogbuka, C.P. (2020), “Impact of Lean, Agile and Green (LAG) on Business Competitiveness: An Empirical Study of Fast Moving Consumer Goods Businesses”, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Vol. 156, 104714.
  • Al-Kalouti, J., Kumar, V., Kumar, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Upadhyay, A., Zwiegelaar, J.B. (2020), “Investigating innovation capability and organisational performance in service firms”, Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 103-113.
  • Jeihoony, P., Jabarzadeh, Y., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2020), “Learning Orientation and Innovation Performance: The Mediating Role of Operations Strategy and Supply Chain Integration”, Accepted for publication in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal - in press.
  • Kumar, A., Moktadir, M.A., Khan, S.A.R., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tyagi, M., Kazançoğlu, Y. (2020), “Behavioural factors on the adoption of sustainable supply chain practices”, Accepted for publication in Resources, Conservation & Recycling - in press.
  • Dieste, M., Panizzolo, R., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2020), “Evaluating the impact of lean practices on environmental performance: evidences from five manufacturing companies”, Accepted for publication in Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations. - in press.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2020), “Eco-Innovation Practices’ Adoption in the Automotive Industry”, International Journal of Innovation Science, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 80-98.
  • Gozali, L., Masrom, M., Zagloel, T.Y.M., Haron, H.N., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tjahjono, B., Irawan, A.P., Daywin, F.J., Syamas, A.F., Susanto, S., Aliwarga, H.K.K., I.A. Marie (2020), “Performance Factors for Successful Business Incubators in Indonesian Public Universities”, International Journal of Technology, 11(1), pp. 156-166.
  • Siegel, R., Antony, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Cherrafi, A., Lameijer, B. (2019), “Integrated Green Lean approach and sustainability for SMEs: From literature review to a conceptual framework”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 240, article 118205.
  • Ahuja, J., Kumar Panda, T., Luthra, S., Kumar, A., Choudhary, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2019), “Do human critical success factors matter in adoption of sustainable manufacturing practices? An influential mapping analysis of multi-company perspective”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 239, article 117981.
  • Nascimento, D.L.M., Goncalvez Quelhas, O.L., Gusmão Caiado, R.G., Tortorella, Guilherme; Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L. (2019), “A Lean Six Sigma framework for continuous and incremental improvement in the oil and gas sector”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma - in press.
  • Frederico, G.F., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A.I., Kumar, V. (2019), “Supply Chain 4.0: Concepts, Maturity and Research Agenda”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 262-282.
  • Prakash, G., Choudhary, S., Kumar, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Khan, S.A.R., Panda, T.K. (2019), “Do altruistic and egoistic values influence consumers’ attitude and purchase intention towards eco-friendly packaged products? An empirical investigation”, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 50, pp. 163-169.
  • Lopez-Torres, G.C., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Maldonado-Guzman, G., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., Cherrafi, A. (2019), "Knowledge management for sustainability in operations", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 30, No. 10-12, pp. 813-826.
  • Cherrafi, A., Elfezazi, S., Hurley, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Anosike, A., Batista, L. (2019), "Green and Lean: a Gemba-Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 30, No. 5-6, pp. 385-399.
  • Piyathanavong, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Maldonado-Guzman, G., Kumar Mangla, S. (2019), “The Adoption of Operational Environmental Sustainability Approaches in the Thai Manufacturing sector”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 220, pp. 507-528.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Salomé Valls, A., Nadeem, S.P., Anosike, A.I., Kumar, V. (2019), “A Circularity Measurement Toolkit for Manufacturing SMEs”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 57, No. 23, pp. 7319-7343.
  • Dieste, M., Panizzolo, R., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A.I. (2019), “The relationship between lean and environmental performance: practices and measures”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 224, pp. 120-131.
  • Gólcher-Barguil, L.A., Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., (2019), “Measuring Operational Excellence: An Operational Excellence Profitability (OEP) Approach”, Production Planning and Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 682-698.
  • Kumar, A., Choudhary, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Khan, S.A., Mishra, N. (2019), “Analysis of Critical Success Factors for Implementing Industry 4.0 Integrated Circular Supply Chain – Moving towards Sustainable Operations”, Accepted for publication in Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations.
  • Al-Najem, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., El-Melegy, A. (2019), "Investigating the lean readiness of Kuwaiti manufacturing companies", International Journal of Business Performance Management, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 70-92.
  • Nascimento, D.L.M, Alencastro, V., Quelhas, O.L.G, Caiado, R.G.G, Garza-Reyes, J.A, Rocha-Lona, L., Tortorella, G.L. (2019), “Exploring Industry 4.0 Technologies to Enable Circular Economy Practices in a Manufacturing Context: a Business Model”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 607-627.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Villarreal, B., Kumar, V., Diaz-Ramirez, J. (2019), "A lean-TOC approach for improving emergency medical services (EMS) transport and logistics operations", International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 253-272.
  • Kumar, V., Ihsan, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Gonzalez, E.D.R.S., Al-Shboul, M.A.R. (2019), “Circular Economy in the Manufacturing Sector: Benefits, Opportunities and Barriers”, Management Decision, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 1067-1086.
  • Al-Najem, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Antony, J. (2019), “Lean readiness within emergency departments: A conceptual framework”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 1874-1904.
  • Liakos, N., Kumar, V., Pongsakornrungsilp, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Gupta, B., Pongsakornrungsilp, P. (2019), “Understanding Circular Economy Awareness and Practices in Manufacturing Firms”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 563-584.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Kumar, V. (2019), “Innovation Capabilities and Performance: Are they truly linked in SMEs?, International Journal of Innovation Science, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 48-62.
  • Rocha-Lona, L., Muñoz-Sanchez, C., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lopez-Torres, G.C. (2019), “Aerospace industry in México and biofuels: a sustainability approach”, International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Production, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 206-216.
  • Thorley, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Anosike, A. (2019), “The circular economy impact on small to medium enterprises”, WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Vol. 231, pp. 257-267.
  • Yadav, M., Kumar, A., Kumar Mangla, S., Luthra, S., Bamel, U., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), "Mapping the human resource focus enablers with sustainablity viewpoints in Indian power sector", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 210, pp. 1311-1323.
  • Cherrafi, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Mishra, N., Ghobadian, A., Elfezazi, S. (2018), "Lean green practices and process innovation: A model for green supply chain performance", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 206, pp. 79-92.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Chaikittisilp, S., Tan, Hua, T.K. (2018), "The effect of lean methods and tools on the environmental performance of manufacturing organisations", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 200, pp. 170-180.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Granda-Gutierrez, E., Kumar, V., Lankenau-Delgado, S. (2018), “A Lean Transportation Approach for Improving Emergency Medical Operations”, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 928-942.
  • Kumar, V., Guo, R., Bak, O., Shaw, S. Colicchia, C., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), “An empirical analysis of supply and manufacturing risk and business performance: A Chinese manufacturing supply chain perspective”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 461-479.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Torres Romero, J., Govindan, K., Cherrafi, A., Ramanathan, U., (2018), "A PDCA-based approach to Environmental Value Stream Mapping (E-VSM)", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 180, pp. 335-348.
  • Gbededoa, M.A., Liyanage, K., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), "Towards a life cycle sustainability analysis: A systematic review of approaches to sustainable manufacturing", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 184, pp. 1002-1015.
  • Ribeiro Ramos, A., Espindola Ferreira, J.C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Cherrafi, A. (2018), "A Lean and Cleaner Production benchmarking method for sustainability assessment", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 177, pp. 218-231.
  • Masi, D., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Godsell, J. (2018), "Towards a Circular Economy: An investigation into the awareness, practices and barriers at a firm-level", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 539-550.
  • Moktadir, M.A., Ali, S.M., Kumar Mangla, S., Sharmy, T.A., Luthra, S., Mishra, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), "Decision modeling for evaluating risks in pharmaceutical supply chains, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 118, No. 7, pp. 1388-1412.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2018), "A systematic approach to diagnose the current status of quality management systems and business processes", Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 216-233.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Yu, M., Kumar, V., Upadhyay, A. (2018), "Total Quality Environmental Management: Adoption status in the Chinese manufacturing sector", TQM Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 2-19.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Betsis, I.E., Kumar, V., Al-Shboul, M.A.R. (2018), "Lean readiness - The case of the European pharmaceutical industry", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 20-44.
  • Al-Shboul, M.A.R., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2018), "Best supply chain management practices and high-performance firms: The case of Gulf manufacturing firms", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 67, No. 9, pp. 1482-1509.
  • Cedillo-Campos, M.G., Morones Ruelas, D., Lizarraga-Lizarraga, G., Gonzalez-Feliu, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), "Decision policy scenarios for Just-in-Sequence deliveries: A supply chain fluidity approach", Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 582-603.
  • • Andreadis, L., Garza-Reyes, Kumar, V. (2017), "Towards a conceptual framework for Value Stream Mapping (VSM) implementation: An investigation of managerial factors", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 23, pp. 7073-7095.
  • Al-Shboul, M.A.R., Barber, K.D., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Abdi, R. (2017), "The effect of supply chain management practices on supply chain and manufacturing firms' performance", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 577-609.
  • Cherrafi, A., El Fezazi, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Benhida, K., Mokhlis, A. (2017), "Barriers in Green Lean implementation: a combined Systematic Literature Review and Interpretive Structural Modelling approach", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 3788-3807.
  • Cherrafi, A., El Fezazi, S., Govindan, K., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Mokhlis, A., Benhida, K. (2017), "A framework for the integration of Green and Lean Six Sigma for Superior Sustainability Performance", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 15, pp. 4481-4515.
  • Tomelero, R., Espindola Ferreira, J.C., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), "Lean environmental benchmarking for the management of cutting tools", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 3788-3807.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Pinzon-Castro, S.Y., Kumar, V. (2017), "Barriers to innovation in service SMEs: Evidence from Mexico", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 117, No. 8, pp. 1669-1686.
  • Chugani, N., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Upadhyay, A. (2017), "Investigating the green impact of lean, Six Sigma and lean Six Sigma: A systematic literature review", International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 7-32.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lim, M.K. (2017), "Improving road transport operations through lean thinking: A case study", International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 163-180.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Villarreal, B., Kumar, V., Molina Ruiz, P. (2016), "Lean and green in the transport and logistics sector - A case study of simultaneous deployment", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. 15, pp. 1221-1232.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Al-Balushi, M., Antony, J., Kumar, V. (2016), "A lean Six Sigma framework for the reduction of ship loading commercial time in the Iron Ore Pelletising industry", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. 13, pp. 1092-1111.
  • Kumar, V.N.S.A., Kumar, V., Brady, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Simpson, M. (2016), "Resolving forward-reverse logistics multi-period model using evolutionary algorithms", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 183, Part B, pp. 458-469.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2016), "Lean road transportation - a systematic method for the improvement of road transport operations", Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, Vol. 27, No. pp. 865-877.
  • Villarreal, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2016), "A lean thinking and simulation-based approach for the improvement of routing operations", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 116, No. 5, pp. 903-925.
  • Kumar, V., Amorim, M., Bhttacharya, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2016), "Managing Reverse Exchanges in Service Supply Chains", Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 157-165.
  • Binti Aminuddin, N.A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Antony, J., Rocha-Lona, L. (2016), "An analysis of managerial factors affecting the implementation and use of Overall Equipment Effectiveness", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 54, No. 15, pp. 4430-4447.
  • Maldonado-Guzman, G., Lopez-Torres, G.C., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Martinez-Covarrubias, J.L. (2016), "Knowledge management as intellectual property: evidence from Mexican manufacturing SMEs", Management Research Review, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 830-850.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), "Lean and green - a systematic review of the state of the art literature", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 102, No. 18-29.
  • Kumar, V., Holt, D., Ghobadian, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., (2015), "Developing green supply chain taxonomy based decision support systems", International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 53, No. 21, pp. 6372-6389.
  • Kumari, S., Singh, A., Mishra, N., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Arshed, N. (2015), "A multi-agent architecture for outsourcing SMEs manufacturing supply chain", Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 36, pp. 18-29.
  • Halim Lim, S.A., Antony, J., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Arshed, N. (2015), "Towards a conceptual roadmap for statistical process control implementation in the food industry", Trends in Food Science and Technology, Vol. 44, pp. 117-129.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2015), "From measuring Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to Overall Resource Effectiveness (ORE)", Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 506-527.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Vishnevsky, F., Kumar, V., Antony, J. (2015), "A review and comparative analysis of the Russian Federation Government quality award", Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 1-16.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ates, E.M., Kumar, V. (2015), “Measuring lean readiness through the understanding of quality practices in the Turkish automotive suppliers industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 64, No. 8, pp. 1092-1112.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L., Kumar, V. (2015), "A conceptual framework for the implementation of quality management systems", Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, Vol. 26, No.11-12, pp. 1298-1310.
  • Garza Reyes, J.A. (2015), “Green Lean and the need for Six Sigma”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 226-248.
  • Rocha-Lona L., Alvarez-Reyes, S.E., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V. (2015), “An integrated approach of Six Sigma and QSAM methodologies for a pharmaceutical company: a shipment improvement process”, International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 266-283.
  • Winck Jacques, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V. (2014), “Outcomes from an exploratory study of quality improvement approaches utilisation in Brazilian companies”, International Journal of Quality and Engineering Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 315-333.
  • Kirkham, L., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Antony, J. (2014), “Prioritisation of operations improvement projects in the European manufacturing industry”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 18, pp. 5323-5345.
  • Baldwin, C., Garza-Reyes J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (2014), “Personal Development Review (PDR) process and engineering staff motivation – a case study investigation in a manufacturing firm”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management,Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 827-847.
  • Garza-Reyes J.A., Flint, A., Kumar, V., Antony, J., Soriano-Meier, H. (2014), “A DMAIRC approach to lead time reduction in an aerospace engine assembly process”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 27-48.
  • Devpura, M., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., Soriano-Meier, H. (2014), “Exploring the application of quality improvement programmes and ISO standards in the Indian marble mining sector”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 310-328.
  • Jirasukprasert, P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Lim, M.K. (2014), “A Six Sigma and DMAIC application for the reduction of defects in a rubber gloves manufacturing process”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma,Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 2-21.
  • Saboo, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Er, A., Kumar, V. (2014), “A VSM Improvement based approach for lean operations in an Indian manufacturing SME”, Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 41-58.
  • Winck Jacques, G., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Lim, M.K., Kumar, V. (2014), “Outcomes from an exploratory study of quality improvement approaches utilisation in Brazilian companies”, International Journal of Quality and Engineering Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 315-333.
  • Marriott, B., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Soriano-Meier, H., Antony, J. (2013), “An integrated methodology to prioritise improvement initiatives in low volume-high integrity product manufacturing organisations”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 24, No. 2,pp. 197-217.
  • Withers, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L. (2013), “A case study improvement of a testing process by combining lean management, industrial engineering and automation methods”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, Vol. 3, No.3, pp. 134-143.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Thompson, R., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2012), “Empirical production management enquiry as an expatriate researcher”, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 48-64.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Oraifige, I., Soriano-Meier, H., Forrester, P.L., Harmanto, D. (2012), “The development of a lean park homes production process using process flow and simulation methods”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 178-197.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Parkar, H.S., Oraifige, I., Soriano-Meier, H., Harmanto, D. (2012), “An empirical-exploratory study of the status of lean manufacturing in India”, International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 395-412.
  • Soriano-Meier, H., Forrester, P., Markose, S., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2011), “The role of the physical layout in the implementation of lean management initiatives”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 254-269.
  • Garza-Reyes, J.A., Eldridge, S., Barber, K.D., Soriano-Meier, H. (2010), “Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Process Capability (PC) measures – a relationship analysis”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 48-62 Forrester, P., Shimizu, U., Soriano-Meier, H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Basso, L. (2010), “Lean production, market share and value creation in the agricultural machinery sector in Brazil”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 21, No. 7, pp. 853-871.
  • Pollard, M.P.J., Soriano-Meier, H., Forrester, P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Rocha-Lona, L. (2010), “Why Information Technology (IT) systems – led organisational change does not work”, International Journal of Business, Management and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 88-99.

    Book Chapters

  • Gozali, L., Masrom, M., Zagloel, T., Haron, H., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Tjahjono, B. (2020), “Final Framework for a Successful Business Incubator for Indonesian Public Universities: The Influence of Information Technology on Business Incubator Success”, In: Luppicini, R., ed., Interdisciplinary Approaches to Digital Transformation and Innovation, IGI Global, Hershey, USA.
  • Upadhyay, A., Kumar, V., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2019), "Facilitating students' (doctoral) transition to the workplace: A critical review", In: Bui, H., Nguyen, H., and Cole, D., eds., Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability, Routledge, London.
  • Kumar, V., Loonam, J., Kumari, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Ngo, H.V. (2018), “Supply Chain Integration through E-Business-Enabled Enterprise Systems – The Case of the UK Automobile Sector”, Bak, O. (Ed.), E-Business and Supply Chain Integration Strategies and Case Studies from Industry, Kogan Page, London.
  • Nadeem, S.P., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Glanville, D. (2018), “The Challenges of the Circular Economy”, Conway, E., Byrne, D. (Ed.), Contemporary Issues in Accounting: The Current Developments in Accounting Beyond the Numbers, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Martinez-Covarrubias J.L., Garza-Reyes, J.A. (2017), “Establishing the framework: sustainable transition towards a low carbon economy”, Baranova, P., Conway, E., Lynch, N., Paterson, F. (Ed.), The Low Carbon Economy: Understanding and supporting a sustainable transition, Palgrave, Basingstoke.

    Research Projects and External Research Funding

  • 29th – 1st June 2017 – British Council, Researchers Links, Attendance to International Research Workshop “A pathway to global sustainability – Role of local food and logistics SMEs in global sustainability”, Rio du Soul, Brazil, amount applied (£2,000).
  • 19th September 2016 - British Council and Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT), Institutional Links, "Developing Food Security and Water Conservation for Economic Growth in Mexico – A Smart Monitoring and Control System (SMCS) Agro-Technology for Sustainable and Efficient Farming Operations", amount applied £80,000 (total project’s economic cost £136,784).
  • 14th September 2016 – British Academy, Advanced Fellowships, “Adoption of Green Technologies and Sustainability Standards for Emerging Economies: the Case of Mexico”, amount applied £101,700 (total project’s economic cost £125,614).
  • 21st – 23rd March 2016 – British Council, Researchers Links, Attendance to International Research Workshop “Short Food Supply Chains: A pathway to sustainable development and employment creation”, Bangkok, Thailand, amount applied (£2,000).
  • 28th September 2016 – British Council, Researchers Links, International Research Workshop “Sustainable Development - Exploring Energy Efficiency Opportunities through Supply Chain and Operations Innovation”, Aguascalientes, Mexico, amount applied (£46,200).
  • 24th – 26th August 2015 – British Council, Researchers Links, Attendance to International Research Workshop “Eco food supply chains: Exploring industrial ecosystems to minimize food waste and maximize social benefits”, Sao Paulo, Brazil, amount applied (£2,000).
  • 2014 - British Council-Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Researchers Links, International Research Workshop “Managing Business Excellence and Adapting Innovation Systems for Supporting a Sustainable Transition towards a Low Carbon Economy”, Mexico City, Mexico, amount applied (£30,000).