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“We” versus “You”: Exploring the Extent of Gendered Language in Purchasing and Supply Management Job Advertisements (2024)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Hasche, N., Klézl, V., Marshall, D., & Stek, K. (2024). “We” versus “You”: Exploring the Extent of Gendered Language in Purchasing and Supply Management Job Advertisements. International Journal of Procurement Management, 20(3), 365 - 383. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPM.2024.138966

This paper explores the use of gendered language in purchasing and supply management job advertisements across three English-speaking countries. We use secondary data from a global job advertisement website to analyse the extent to which gendered lan... Read More about “We” versus “You”: Exploring the Extent of Gendered Language in Purchasing and Supply Management Job Advertisements.

Invitation To Gender: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Procurement Language (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Bayyat, A., Kelly, S., & Byrne, A. (2024, March). Invitation To Gender: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Procurement Language. Paper presented at The 33rd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Global public procurement spend is significant, and in addition to generating value-for-money for taxpayers, it can be used to introduce social change, namely, increasing the number of women-led [sic] businesses who secure competitive public sector c... Read More about Invitation To Gender: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Procurement Language.

Housebuilding procurement approaches: A systematic literature review (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Robertson, A., Kelly, S., Polychronakis, Y., & Sapountzis, S. (2024, March). Housebuilding procurement approaches: A systematic literature review. Paper presented at The 33rd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Current research within housebuilding procurement is based on project management approaches and theories from the infrastructure construction sector. This research uses a systematic literature review to synthesise research focused on housebuilding pr... Read More about Housebuilding procurement approaches: A systematic literature review.

Gender-responsive procurement: a systematic literature review (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Reszka, M., & Polychronakis, Y. (2024, March). Gender-responsive procurement: a systematic literature review. Paper presented at The 33rd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

There have been a number of ways in which governments and buying organisations have used gender-responsive procurement to attempt to increase the amount and spread of spend with women-led businesses. These range from regulatory interventions, such as... Read More about Gender-responsive procurement: a systematic literature review.

Contractual opportunism in public procurement practice: the three tests (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Vašek, J., Harnach, J., & Kelly, S. (2024, March). Contractual opportunism in public procurement practice: the three tests. Paper presented at The 33rd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Rio de Janeiro

Public sector buyers seek to put contracts in place that give them adaptation options and minimise supplier opportunism. However, there is a fine line between hard bargaining and contractual opportunism. This paper investigates this difference throug... Read More about Contractual opportunism in public procurement practice: the three tests.

A Critical Exploration of Bargaining in Purchasing and Supply Management: A Systematic Literature Review (2024)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., & Chicksand, D. (2024). A Critical Exploration of Bargaining in Purchasing and Supply Management: A Systematic Literature Review. Group Decision and Negotiation, 33(3), 617-646. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-024-09879-9

Bargaining with suppliers is a key Purchasing and Supply Management (PSM) activity but there is considerable ambiguity over what bargaining entails and the concept currently lacks a systematic treatment, despite its significant interest to PSM profes... Read More about A Critical Exploration of Bargaining in Purchasing and Supply Management: A Systematic Literature Review.

Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies: Future roles in purchasing and supply management (2023)
Journal Article
Delke, V., Schiele, H., Buchholz, W., & Kelly, S. (2023). Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies: Future roles in purchasing and supply management. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 196, 122847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2023.122847

Technological advancements associated with Industry 4.0 drive a paradigm shift with economic and social consequences where digitalization, robotization, and other emerging technologies reshape the interconnection between organizations. Critical areas... Read More about Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies: Future roles in purchasing and supply management.

Reporting Controversial Issues in Controversial Industries (2023)
Journal Article
Marshall, D., Jakob, R., Aideen, O., Kelly, S., Roshan, B., & Daniel, C. (2023). Reporting Controversial Issues in Controversial Industries. Accounting, auditing, & accountability, 36(9), https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-07-2020-4684

Purpose: This article explores how companies in multiple controversial industries report their controversial issues. For the first time, we use a new conceptualization of controversial industries, focused on harm and solutions, to investigate the rep... Read More about Reporting Controversial Issues in Controversial Industries.

A Systematic Literature Review Of The Factors Of Information Sharing That Enable Circular Procurement In The Construction Industry (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., & Kalaitzi, D. (2023, September). A Systematic Literature Review Of The Factors Of Information Sharing That Enable Circular Procurement In The Construction Industry. Paper presented at 27th Annual Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

The construction industry is one of the most resource-intensive industries, and the recent challenges of material shortages and scarcity with the growing environmental concerns led to the ongoing discussion of the development of circular economy (CE)... Read More about A Systematic Literature Review Of The Factors Of Information Sharing That Enable Circular Procurement In The Construction Industry.

Can we design a better advertisement for a SCM job than the AI? An experimental study (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Klézl, V., Kelly, S., Vašek, J., Rezvani, Z., & Farashah, A. (2023, April). Can we design a better advertisement for a SCM job than the AI? An experimental study. Paper presented at 32nd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Barcelona

This article aims to contribute to the very current discussion on the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tools in practice by conducting an experiment on overall usability of an AI generated job advertisement compared to a “real” advertisement from... Read More about Can we design a better advertisement for a SCM job than the AI? An experimental study.

Negotiating in public sector procurement: a systematic literature review (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Polychronakis, Y., & Israilidis, J. (2023, April). Negotiating in public sector procurement: a systematic literature review. Paper presented at The 32nd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Barcelona

The paper synthesises and consolidates the current public sector negotiation literature to establish a coherent platform through which to inform new policies and directions that will be needed as we move into a more flexible, dynamic, and changing re... Read More about Negotiating in public sector procurement: a systematic literature review.

Demand Forecasting in Manufacturing Pharmaceutical (MPharma) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Aidoo-Anderson, A., Polychronakis, Y., & Kelly, S. (2023, April). Demand Forecasting in Manufacturing Pharmaceutical (MPharma) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana. Paper presented at 32nd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Barcelona

This paper investigates how Manufacturing Pharmaceutical (Mpharma) SMEs in Ghana forecast demand. It identifies sector-specific forecasting methods, the importance of accurately forecasting demand, as well as the challenges and how they can be mitiga... Read More about Demand Forecasting in Manufacturing Pharmaceutical (MPharma) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana.

Organisational innovation and sustainability: the critical role of procurement (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Israilidis, J., Polychronakis, Y., & Kelly, S. (2023, April). Organisational innovation and sustainability: the critical role of procurement. Paper presented at 32nd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Barcelona

The paper explores how procurement can innovate to meet emerging socio-economic and environmental challenges. Innovation is looked at from the theoretical lens of absorptive capacity. We see procurement as gatekeepers operating at the interface betwe... Read More about Organisational innovation and sustainability: the critical role of procurement.

Gendered language as a barrier to female-led company participation in public sector tenders: A gender-responsive approach (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Hasche, N., Klezl, V., Marshall, D., Stek, K., & Reszka, M. (2023, April). Gendered language as a barrier to female-led company participation in public sector tenders: A gender-responsive approach. Paper presented at IPSERA, Barcelona

Global public procurement spend is significant and although its central goal is essentially the acquisition of goods and services for governments at the best possible value, it must also serve to promote equal treatment of all interest groups in the... Read More about Gendered language as a barrier to female-led company participation in public sector tenders: A gender-responsive approach.

Negativists, enthusiasts and others: a typology of players in free-to-play games (2022)
Journal Article
Klézl, V., & Kelly, S. (2022). Negativists, enthusiasts and others: a typology of players in free-to-play games. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 82(5), 7939-7960. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-022-13647-9

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop a novel multidimensional typology of free-to-play gamers, based on the theory of consumption values and to test whether these types of gamers differ in their premium content consumer purchasing beha... Read More about Negativists, enthusiasts and others: a typology of players in free-to-play games.

Purchasing and supply management skills and personality traits across roles: A job advertisements perspective (2022)
Journal Article
Klezl, V., Kelly, S., Stek, K., & Vasek, J. (in press). Purchasing and supply management skills and personality traits across roles: A job advertisements perspective. International Journal of Procurement Management, 15(3), 281-304. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPM.2022.122595

Abstract: This paper contributes to a growing trajectory of research on purchasing and supply management skills and requirements and uses job advertisements as a novel source of data and research perspective. Our findings broadly corroborate the exta... Read More about Purchasing and supply management skills and personality traits across roles: A job advertisements perspective.

Supplier satisfaction with public sector competitive tendering processes (2021)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Marshall, D., Walker, H., & Israilidis, J. (2021). Supplier satisfaction with public sector competitive tendering processes. Journal of Public Procurement, 21(2), 183-205. https://doi.org/10.1108/jopp-12-2020-0088

Purpose This paper aims to explore the supplier perspective on competitive tendering processes and build on an increasing and developing interest in supplier satisfaction with public sector procurement activities. Design/methodology/approach Qua... Read More about Supplier satisfaction with public sector competitive tendering processes.

A framework for implementing gamification in purchasing and supply management education (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Vangorp, P., Meyer, D., & Delke, V. (2021, March). A framework for implementing gamification in purchasing and supply management education. Presented at 30th Annual IPSERA Conference 2021, Knoxville, United States

This paper uses the findings from a literature review and series of expert interviews to develop a richer and Purchasing and Supply Management (PSM) context-specific perspective of the different key techniques, tools and principles that can be used t... Read More about A framework for implementing gamification in purchasing and supply management education.

Exploring industry 4.0 professional roles and skills within purchasing and supply management (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Delke, V., Karttunen, E., Kelly, S., Stek, K., & Tkac, M. (2021, March). Exploring industry 4.0 professional roles and skills within purchasing and supply management. Presented at 30th Annual IPSERA Conference 2021, Knoxville, United States

Professional roles, including specific skills for each role, are a step towards higher professionalism and maturity within purchasing and supply management (PSM). The global development towards increasing digitalization, Industry 4.0, globalization,... Read More about Exploring industry 4.0 professional roles and skills within purchasing and supply management.

Digital supply chain management in the videogames industry : a systematic literature review (2020)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Klézl, V., Israilidis, J., Malone, N., & Butler, S. (2021). Digital supply chain management in the videogames industry : a systematic literature review. ˜The œcomputer games journal, 10(1-4), 19-40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40869-020-00118-0

As industries mature, they rely more heavily on supply chain management (SCM) to ensure effective operations leading to greater levels of organisational performance. SCM has been widely covered in many industrial areas and, in line with other burgeon... Read More about Digital supply chain management in the videogames industry : a systematic literature review.

Opportunities for gamified learning in purchasing and supply management education (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Vangorp, P., Stek, K., & Delke, V. (2020, September). Opportunities for gamified learning in purchasing and supply management education. Presented at ECGBL 2020 14th European Conference on Game-Based Learning, Brighton, United Kingdom

Gamification has been used in a wide variety of subject-specific education contexts. Examples of such usage in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) context include the oft-played beer distribution game, developed by MIT Sloan School of Management (For... Read More about Opportunities for gamified learning in purchasing and supply management education.

Why organizations fail to share knowledge : an empirical investigation and opportunities for improvement (2020)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Israilidis, J., & Siachou, E. (2020). Why organizations fail to share knowledge : an empirical investigation and opportunities for improvement. Information Technology and People, 34(5), 1513-1539. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITP-02-2019-0058

Purpose – This paper explores critical failure factors (CFFs) in the context of knowledge sharing. It provides further insights into what can cause knowledge- sharing failures, inflexible knowledge-sharing strategies and ineffective knowledge- shar... Read More about Why organizations fail to share knowledge : an empirical investigation and opportunities for improvement.

Smart supply chain: Are the procurers ready for industry 4.0 (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Tkac, M., & Stek, K. (2020, September). Smart supply chain: Are the procurers ready for industry 4.0. Presented at 28th Interdisciplinary Information Management Talks: Digitalized Economy, Society and Information Management, IDIMT 2020, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

Industry 4.0 brings changes to the supply chain environment and companies that want to benefit from these changes must be prepared to implement them. However, successful implementation requires skilled and trained personnel who will embrace these cha... Read More about Smart supply chain: Are the procurers ready for industry 4.0.

Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies: Current and future requirements (2019)
Journal Article
Bals, L., Schulze, H., Kelly, S., & Stek, K. (2019). Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies: Current and future requirements. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25(5), 100572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pursup.2019.100572

Purchasing & Supply Management (PSM) competencies are the individual-level foundations of organisational PSM performance. In light of recent developments in the workplace and the external environment, the question of what PSM competencies are needed... Read More about Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies: Current and future requirements.

Supply chain management in the videogames industry: a systematic literature review evaluating the maturity of the field and establishing a new research agenda (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Klezl, V., Israilidis, J., & Malone, N. (2019, April). Supply chain management in the videogames industry: a systematic literature review evaluating the maturity of the field and establishing a new research agenda. Presented at 28th International IPSERA Conference: Art and Science of Procurement, Milan, Italy

The Video Games Industry (VGI) continues to grow dramatically and, as industries mature, they rely more heavily on Supply Chain Management (SCM) to ensure effective operations leading to greater levels of performance. SCM has been widely covered in m... Read More about Supply chain management in the videogames industry: a systematic literature review evaluating the maturity of the field and establishing a new research agenda.

Opportunism in buyer--supplier exchange: a critical examination of the concept and its implications for theory and practice (2018)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Wagner, B., & Ramsey, J. (2018). Opportunism in buyer--supplier exchange: a critical examination of the concept and its implications for theory and practice. Production Planning and Control, 29(12), https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2018.1495772

Claims that opportunism is widespread in the process of buyer–supplier exchange are commonplace, but direct supporting evidence for such claims is largely absent from the relevant literature. This article offers a critique of the treatment of opportu... Read More about Opportunism in buyer--supplier exchange: a critical examination of the concept and its implications for theory and practice.

A case study on the use of meditation techniques to develop mindfulness in MBA supply chain management students (2018)
Book Chapter
Kelly, S., Marshall, D., McCarthy, L., & Pugh, J. (2018). A case study on the use of meditation techniques to develop mindfulness in MBA supply chain management students. In The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Spirituality and Fulfillment (1095-1113). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62163-0_42

An increased focus on spirituality and mindfulness in the management education literature has resulted in calls for greater empirical work of a nontraditional nature. Therefore, this research looks to contribute to this growing body of literature by... Read More about A case study on the use of meditation techniques to develop mindfulness in MBA supply chain management students.

Naughty but nice: communications in controversial industries (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Marshall, D., Rehme, J., Kelly, S., Chicksand, D., & Boojihawon, R. (2018, March). Naughty but nice: communications in controversial industries. Presented at 27th Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Athens

The effects of supply chain management (SCM) activities and their impact upon festival management and the customer experience (2017)
Book Chapter
Kelly, S., & Ryan, W. (2017). The effects of supply chain management (SCM) activities and their impact upon festival management and the customer experience. In A. Jepson, & A. Clarke (Eds.), Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals (109-128). Abingdon: Routledge

As the number of festivals and the need to provide more satisfying customer experiences continue to grow, the challenges faced by festival managers have become more complicated than ever. The demand to reduce costs and deal with the increasingly comp... Read More about The effects of supply chain management (SCM) activities and their impact upon festival management and the customer experience.

The role of explicit and tacit knowledge in purchasing and supply management (PSM) today and in future (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Bals, L., Kelly, S., Schulze, H., & Stek, K. (2017, April). The role of explicit and tacit knowledge in purchasing and supply management (PSM) today and in future. Presented at 26th Annual IPSERA Conference 2017, Budapest, Hungary

While research has shed considerable light on the organizational-level maturity of PSM organizations, the individual competencies of PSM, especially in light of current developments in the workplace such as digitization, have received relatively less... Read More about The role of explicit and tacit knowledge in purchasing and supply management (PSM) today and in future.

Gamification in purchasing & supply management (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Andrews, D., Kelly, S., & Chicksand, D. (2016, March). Gamification in purchasing & supply management. Presented at 25th Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Dortmund

Purchase offering quality: The effects of buyer behaviour on organizational supplying behaviour (2013)
Journal Article
Ramsay, J., Wagner, B., & Kelly, S. (2013). Purchase offering quality: The effects of buyer behaviour on organizational supplying behaviour. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33(10), 1260-1282. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-09-2011-0325

Purpose This paper aims to explore the supply chain management problem of understanding the response of suppliers to buyer behaviours and characteristics. Design/methodology/approach The paper reviews the relevant literature in search of referen... Read More about Purchase offering quality: The effects of buyer behaviour on organizational supplying behaviour.

Abandoning the upstream supply chain metaphor (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, J., & Kelly, S. (2013, March). Abandoning the upstream supply chain metaphor. Presented at 22nd Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Nantes

Buyer-supplier opportunism: myth or reality? (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsay, J., Kelly, S., & Wagner, B. (2012, April). Buyer-supplier opportunism: myth or reality?. Presented at 21st Annual International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference, Naples

Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies today and in future: taking stock and moving forward
Presentation / Conference
Bals, L., Schluze, H., Kelly, S., & Stek, K. Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies today and in future: taking stock and moving forward. Presented at 27th Annual IPSERA Conference 2018: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Fostering Innovation, Athens, Greece

Competencies in Purchasing & Supply Management (PSM) are the individual-level foundations of PSM performance. This paper takes stock of previous research and presents empirical results on current and future PSM competencies based on case study resear... Read More about Purchasing and supply management (PSM) competencies today and in future: taking stock and moving forward.

Digitally disrupted networks through the lens of IMP: a case study of the videogames industry
Presentation / Conference
Kelly, S., Klezl, V., Israilidis, J., Malone, N., & Butler, S. Digitally disrupted networks through the lens of IMP: a case study of the videogames industry

Greater use of digital distribution, rapid and disruptive innovations in technological development and an increase of customer driven innovations in fast-changing environments such as the Videogames Industry heightens the need for further research in... Read More about Digitally disrupted networks through the lens of IMP: a case study of the videogames industry.