Operations and Supply Chain Management

* NCA is the main method; ** NCA in combination with a regression-based method; *** NCA in combination with QCA

Publications using NCA: 

  • Acquah, I. S. K. (2023). Modelling the importance of collaborative culture and its dimensions for supply chain collaboration: a necessary condition analysis. RAUSP Management Journal. *
  • Battistoni, E., Gitto, S., Murgia, G., & Campisi, D. (2023). Adoption paths of digital transformation in manufacturing SME. International Journal of Production Economics, 255, 108675. **
  • Bokhorst, J. A., Knol, W., Slomp, J., & Bortolotti, T. (2022). Assessing to what extent smart manufacturing builds on lean principles. International Journal of Production Economics253, 108599. *
  • Bokrantz, J., & Dul, J. (in press). Building and testing necessity theories in supply chain management. Journal of Supply Chain Management (Published on line in 2022). *
  • Bokrantz, J., & Skoogh, A. (2023). Adoption patterns and performance implications of smart maintenance. International Journal of Production Economics, 256, 108746. **
  • Franke, H., & Foerstl, K. (2020). Goals, Conflict, Politics, and Performance of Cross‐Functional Sourcing Teams—Results from a Social Team Experiment. Journal of Business Logistics41(1), 6-30. **
  • Frommeyer, B., Wagner, E., Hossiep, C. R., & Schewe, G. (2022). The utility of intention as a proxy for sustainable buying behavior–A necessary condition analysis. Journal of Business Research, 143, 201-213. *
  • Golini R, Deflorin P, Scherrer M (2016) Exploiting the potential of manufacturing network embeddedness. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 36:1741–1768.
  • Jankowska, D. M., & Karwowski, M. (in press). How vivid is your mental imagery? Validation of the vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire in five Polish samples. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. (published online in 2022). **
  • Knol, W.H., Slomp, J, Schouteten, R.L.J., & Lauche, K. (2018). Implementing lean practices in manufacturing SMEs: Testing ‘critical success factors’ using Necessary Condition Analysis. International Journal of Production Research, 56(11), 3955-3973. *
  • Knol, W.H., Slomp, Schouteten, R.L.J., Lauche, K. (2019) The relative importance of improvement routines for implementing lean practices, International Journal of Operations & Production Management39(2), 214-237. *
  • Servajean-Hilst, R. (2018). Necessary Governing Practices for the Success (and Failure) of Client-Supplier Innovation Cooperation. Innovation and Supply Chain Management: Relationship, Collaboration and Strategies, 79-100. *
  • Sousa, R., & Da Silveira, G.J.C (2017) Capability antecedents and performance outcomes of servitization: differences between basic and advanced services, International Journal of Operations & Production Management37(4), 447-467. *
  • Stek, K., & Schiele, H. (in press). How to train supply managers–necessary and sufficient purchasing skills leading to success. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 100700 (published online in 2021). ***
  • Sumo, R. (2014). Fostering Innovation through Contracting in Inter-Organizational Relationships. PhD thesis, Eindhoven University of Technology. (See Chapter 5: How Contracts and Trust are both Necessary for Innovation in Inter-Organizational Relationships).*
  • Suurmond, R. (2019). In Pursuit of Supplier Knowledge: Leveraging capabilities and dividing responsibilities in product and .service contexts. PhD thesis, Rotterdam School of Management. Suurmond (see Chapter 3: A Taxonomy of Quality in Outsourced Business Services: A qualitative comparative analysis).***
  • Valk, W. van der, Sumo, R., & Dul, J. (2014). How contracts and trust influence innovation in inter-organizational relationships: A necessary condition analysis. Editors: H. Badenhorst, et al. In: 23rd International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association Conference (IPSERA 2014), Pretoria, South Africa, 13- 16 April 2014 (pp 1-20).*
  • Valk, W. van der, Sumo, R., Dul, J. & Schroeder, R. (2016). When are contracts and trust necessary for innovation in buyer-supplier relationships? A Necessary Condition Analysis. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 22(4), 266-277.*
  • Vries, J. de (2016). Behavioral Operations in Logistics. PhD thesis, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Chapter 6: Which Drivers Should Transport Your Cargo? Empirical Evidence from Long-haul Transport.** 

Publications suggesting NCA for future research: 

  • Acquah, I. S. K., Quaicoe, J., & Arhin, M. (2022). How to invest in total quality management practices for enhanced operational performance: findings from PLS-SEM and fsQCA. The TQM Journal