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SME’s disinclination towards subcontracting in the public sector markets : an attributional perspective (2022)
Journal Article
Akenroye, T., Owens, J., Oyegoke, A., Belal, H., & Jebli, F. (2022). SME’s disinclination towards subcontracting in the public sector markets : an attributional perspective. Journal of Public Procurement, https://doi.org/10.1108/JOPP-05-2021-0032

Purpose - This study aims to examine the causes of SME’ disinclination towards subcontracting in public sector markets. Previous studies have revealed that UK SMEs are reluctant to do business with the public sector through the subcontracting route,... Read More about SME’s disinclination towards subcontracting in the public sector markets : an attributional perspective.

Knowledge Transfer Openness Matrix facilitating accessibility in UK management education teaching (2021)
Book Chapter
Owens, J., & Talat, U. (2021). Knowledge Transfer Openness Matrix facilitating accessibility in UK management education teaching. In H. Alphin Jr., R. Chan, & J. Lavine (Eds.), Research Anthology on Digital Transformation, Organizational Change, and the Impact of Remote Work (1496-1518). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7297-9.ch074

This is an empirical investigation considering how the Knowledge Transfer Openness Matrix (KTOM) could facilitate accessibility and Knowledge Transfer (KT) for the UK Higher Education (HE) Management Education Teaching when utilising learning technol... Read More about Knowledge Transfer Openness Matrix facilitating accessibility in UK management education teaching.

Moratorium on travel may devastate U.K. fruit and vegetable growers (2020)
Journal Article
Lane, A., & Owens, J. (2020). Moratorium on travel may devastate U.K. fruit and vegetable growers

Getting food products from the ground quickly and with minimal waste, then to the marketplace — in order to maintain a constant supply [so] as not to bring about destabilization — is vital in feeding a nation

First Nightingale Hospital opens its doors (2020)
Journal Article
Owens, J. (2020). First Nightingale Hospital opens its doors

As the first Nightingale Hospital in the UK opens its doors to patients, logistics expert Dr Jonathan Owens looks at how the facility, possibly the most ambitious medical project since the Second World War, will be managed.

Dynamic capabilities for SME participation in public procurement (2020)
Journal Article
Akenroye, T., Owens, J., Elbaz, J., & Durowoju, O. (2020). Dynamic capabilities for SME participation in public procurement. Business Process Management Journal, 26(4), 857-888. https://doi.org/10.1108/bpmj-10-2019-0447

Purpose – Although small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play major roles in most economies in terms of job creation, innovation and contribution to national income, they are often underrepresented in public procurement markets. This paper aim... Read More about Dynamic capabilities for SME participation in public procurement.

Coronavirus : how does procurement pivot from cars to ventilators? (2020)
Journal Article
Green, W., Wilding, R., & Owens, J. (2020). Coronavirus : how does procurement pivot from cars to ventilators?

The UK government’s call for industry to help increase production of ventilators in response to the coronavirus outbreak will put procurement professionals centre stage.

Price rise warning follows British Steel collapse (2019)
Journal Article
Owens, J. (2019). Price rise warning follows British Steel collapse

Costs could increase following the British Steel collapse as industry will have to look abroad for specialist steel products, according to an academic.

Known unknowns (2019)
Journal Article
Beck, C. (2019). Known unknowns. Works management, Feb 19,

With time running out until the UK leaves the EU, manufacturing supply chains are coming under scrutiny. What should companies be doing to prepare?

On full charge (2018)
Journal Article
Owens, J., & Toye, K. (2018). On full charge

A demand increases the need for a more a more concerted and coordinated effort to increase the Electric Vehicle (EV) network is growing. How well positioned is the City of Manchester to adopt and develop an EV charge point infrastructure?

As Dyson selects Singapore for EV factory, British MPs step up calls green car tax breaks (2018)
Journal Article
Owens, J. (2018). As Dyson selects Singapore for EV factory, British MPs step up calls green car tax breaks

Calls grow for Chancellor to move UK electric vehicle adoption into the fast lane, as charging infrastructure investment takes a step forward. Dyson has confirmed it is to locate its first electric car factory in Singapore, dashing hopes the U... Read More about As Dyson selects Singapore for EV factory, British MPs step up calls green car tax breaks.

Dyson picks Singapore for its new electric car factory (2018)
Journal Article
Owens, J. (2018). Dyson picks Singapore for its new electric car factory

UK technology business Dyson is to build its electric cars in Singapore, with construction of a manufacturing facility to begin in December.

Beer supply running dry as C02 shortage bites (2018)
Journal Article
Owens, J. (2018). Beer supply running dry as C02 shortage bites

Shortages of CO2 have led to beer sales being rationed and companies such as Heineken saying production of some of its brands had been hit. Coca Cola has even had production problems.