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Knowledge diffusion in a global supply network: a network of practice view (2019)
Journal Article
Marques, L., Yan, T., & Matthews, L. (in press). Knowledge diffusion in a global supply network: a network of practice view. Journal of Supply Chain Management,

This study investigates how knowledge diffusion occurs in a globally dispersed supply network, wherein buying firms and suppliers often do not have strong relationships and competitive tensions prevail. We elaborate the Network of Practice (NoP) view... Read More about Knowledge diffusion in a global supply network: a network of practice view.

On the road to carbon reduction in a food supply network: a complex adaptive systems perspective (2018)
Journal Article
Touboulic, A., Matthews, L., & Marques, L. (2018). On the road to carbon reduction in a food supply network: a complex adaptive systems perspective. Supply Chain Management, 23(4), 313-335. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-06-2017-0214

Purpose: In acknowledging the reality of climate change, large firms have set internal and external (supplier oriented) targets to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This study explores the complex processes behind the evolution and diffusi... Read More about On the road to carbon reduction in a food supply network: a complex adaptive systems perspective.

Voiceless but empowered farmers in corporate supply chains: contradictory imagery and instrumental approach to empowerment (2018)
Journal Article
McCarthy, L., Touboulic, A., & Matthews, L. (2018). Voiceless but empowered farmers in corporate supply chains: contradictory imagery and instrumental approach to empowerment. Organization, 25(5), 609-635. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508418763265

There have been calls for a shift of focus towards the political and power-laden aspects of transitioning towards socially equitable global supply chains. This paper offers an empirically grounded response to these calls from a critical realist stanc... Read More about Voiceless but empowered farmers in corporate supply chains: contradictory imagery and instrumental approach to empowerment.

Building bridges: towards an alternative theory of sustainable supply chain management (2015)
Journal Article
Matthews, L., Touboulic, A., Power, D., & Marques, L. (2016). Building bridges: towards an alternative theory of sustainable supply chain management. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 52(1), 82-94. https://doi.org/10.1111/jscm.12097

We contend that the development of sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) theory has been impaired by a lack of paradigmatic diversity in the field. The contested nature of the concept of sustainability has been repressed in SSCM theory, which ha... Read More about Building bridges: towards an alternative theory of sustainable supply chain management.