Van Wassenhove, L. N. (2019). Sustainable innovation: Pushing the boundaries of traditional operations management. Production and Operations Management, 28(12), 2930–2945. Operations Management is about designing innovative business models to allocate scarce resources. It provides the toolkit to help move the sustainability agenda.
Management UPDATE. (2021). What will manufacturing look like in 2021? Logistics Management 2002, 60(1), 1. Understanding the current business environment for operational management is essential. Addressing major economic and environmental changes allows us to develop contingency. This paper examines the effects of the 2020 pandemic and the changes necessary within operations management to resume the status quo.
Wilson, J. M. (2018). Deconstructing the reinvention of operations management. Journal of Management History, 24(2), 128–155. This paper provides an intellectual history of Operations Management and its underlying continuity with earlier systems and thinking. Operations Management as a discipline identifies its “modern” incarnation as dating from the 1960s, when it became more rigorous and managerially focused.