Dr Kurt Liu

  • Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Analytics (Management)

Biography

Kurt is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Supply Chain Analytics at Adam Smith Business School. He studied at University of Waikato, New Zealand and Arizona State University, USA for his Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management. He obtained double Master’s degrees in Logistics Management and Transport Management from University of Sydney. In 2015, he completed his PhD in Engineering from University of Cambridge.

Kurt joined the School in June 2020. Prior to that, he was a Lecturer in Operations Management at University of Birmingham. Before joining academia, Kurt has worked in industry for an international logistics firm based in China and for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Consulting in Sydney, Australia.

His current research involves the exploration of sustainable supply chain management in the new Big-Data era, business model innovation within the context of Industry 4.0 and its impact on traditional supply chain management.

Research interests

Kurt is a member of the School's Services and Operations Management research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Supply chain analytics
  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Supply network design/configuration
  • Big data and supply chain management

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 14.

2020

Liu, Y., Ndubisi, N. O., Liu, Y. and Barrane, F. Z. (2020) New product development and sustainable performance of Chinese SMMEs: the role of dynamic capability and intra-national environmental forces. International Journal of Production Economics, 230, 107817. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2020.107817)

Liu, Y., Zhu, Q. and Seuring, S. (2020) New technologies in operations and supply chains: implications for sustainability. International Journal of Production Economics, 229, 107889. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2020.107889) (PMCID:PMC7413863)

2019

Cui, L., Zhai, M., Dai, J., Liu, Y. and Zhang, P. (2019) Assessing sustainability performance of high-tech firms through a hybrid approach. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 119(8), pp. 1581-1607. (doi: 10.1108/IMDS-02-2019-0066)

Liu, Y. , Zhang, Y., Batista, L. and Rong, K. (2019) Green operations: what's the role of supply chain flexibility? International Journal of Production Economics, 214, pp. 30-43. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.03.026)

2018

Liu, Y., Blome, C., Sanderson, J. and Paulraj, A. (2018) Supply chain integration capabilities, green design strategy and performance: a comparative study in the auto industry. Supply Chain Management, 23(5), pp. 431-443. (doi: 10.1108/SCM-03-2018-0095)

Rong, K., Hu, J., Ma, Y., Lim, M. K., Liu, Y. and Lu, C. (2018) The sharing economy and its implications for sustainable value chains. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 130, pp. 188-189. (doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.12.001)

Batista, L., Bourlakis, M., Liu, Y., Smart, P. and Sohal, A. (2018) Supply chain operations for a circular economy. Production Planning and Control, 29(6), pp. 419-424. (doi: 10.1080/09537287.2018.1449267)

2017

Liu, Y., Zhu, Q. and Seuring, S. (2017) Linking capabilities to green operations strategies: the moderating role of corporate environmental proactivity. International Journal of Production Economics, 187, pp. 182-195. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.03.007)

2016

Liu, K. (2016) Design and Manufacture in Link to Link: Driving Resource Efficiency across Supply Chains. Documentation. Policyconnect, APSRG.

Liu, Y. , Srai, J. S. and Evans, S. (2016) Environmental management: the role of supply chain capabilities in the auto sector. Supply Chain Management, 21(1), pp. 1-19. (doi: 10.1108/SCM-01-2015-0026)

2015

Liu, Y. (2015) Green Supply Chain Management: the Complementary Effects of Internal and External Supply Chain Flexibilities. In: 22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 28 Jun - 01 Jul 2015,

2013

Liu, Y., Srai, J. A. and Evans, S. (2013) An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship Between Supply Chain Capabilities and Green Logistics. In: 17th Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, Cambridge, UK, 19-20 Sep 2013, ISBN 9781902546360

2012

Liu, Y. and Srai, J. S. (2012) A Configuration Perspective on Sustainable Supply Chain Management. In: 17th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 20-24 Feb 2012,

2011

Liu, Y. and Srai, J. S. (2011) Sustainable Supply Chain Configuration: Proposing a Hot Spot Analysis Methodology. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Materials Science, Metal and Manufacturing (M3 2011), Singapore, 12-13 Dec 2011,

This list was generated on Sun Jun 13 14:34:50 2021 BST.
Number of items: 14.

Articles

Liu, Y., Ndubisi, N. O., Liu, Y. and Barrane, F. Z. (2020) New product development and sustainable performance of Chinese SMMEs: the role of dynamic capability and intra-national environmental forces. International Journal of Production Economics, 230, 107817. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2020.107817)

Liu, Y., Zhu, Q. and Seuring, S. (2020) New technologies in operations and supply chains: implications for sustainability. International Journal of Production Economics, 229, 107889. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2020.107889) (PMCID:PMC7413863)

Cui, L., Zhai, M., Dai, J., Liu, Y. and Zhang, P. (2019) Assessing sustainability performance of high-tech firms through a hybrid approach. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 119(8), pp. 1581-1607. (doi: 10.1108/IMDS-02-2019-0066)

Liu, Y. , Zhang, Y., Batista, L. and Rong, K. (2019) Green operations: what's the role of supply chain flexibility? International Journal of Production Economics, 214, pp. 30-43. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.03.026)

Liu, Y., Blome, C., Sanderson, J. and Paulraj, A. (2018) Supply chain integration capabilities, green design strategy and performance: a comparative study in the auto industry. Supply Chain Management, 23(5), pp. 431-443. (doi: 10.1108/SCM-03-2018-0095)

Rong, K., Hu, J., Ma, Y., Lim, M. K., Liu, Y. and Lu, C. (2018) The sharing economy and its implications for sustainable value chains. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 130, pp. 188-189. (doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.12.001)

Batista, L., Bourlakis, M., Liu, Y., Smart, P. and Sohal, A. (2018) Supply chain operations for a circular economy. Production Planning and Control, 29(6), pp. 419-424. (doi: 10.1080/09537287.2018.1449267)

Liu, Y., Zhu, Q. and Seuring, S. (2017) Linking capabilities to green operations strategies: the moderating role of corporate environmental proactivity. International Journal of Production Economics, 187, pp. 182-195. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.03.007)

Liu, Y. , Srai, J. S. and Evans, S. (2016) Environmental management: the role of supply chain capabilities in the auto sector. Supply Chain Management, 21(1), pp. 1-19. (doi: 10.1108/SCM-01-2015-0026)

Research Reports or Papers

Liu, K. (2016) Design and Manufacture in Link to Link: Driving Resource Efficiency across Supply Chains. Documentation. Policyconnect, APSRG.

Conference Proceedings

Liu, Y. (2015) Green Supply Chain Management: the Complementary Effects of Internal and External Supply Chain Flexibilities. In: 22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 28 Jun - 01 Jul 2015,

Liu, Y., Srai, J. A. and Evans, S. (2013) An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship Between Supply Chain Capabilities and Green Logistics. In: 17th Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, Cambridge, UK, 19-20 Sep 2013, ISBN 9781902546360

Liu, Y. and Srai, J. S. (2012) A Configuration Perspective on Sustainable Supply Chain Management. In: 17th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria, 20-24 Feb 2012,

Liu, Y. and Srai, J. S. (2011) Sustainable Supply Chain Configuration: Proposing a Hot Spot Analysis Methodology. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Materials Science, Metal and Manufacturing (M3 2011), Singapore, 12-13 Dec 2011,

This list was generated on Sun Jun 13 14:34:50 2021 BST.

Supervision

Supervisory interests

Kurt is interested in supervising PhD students who want to conduct research in the following areas:

  • Supply chain analytics
  • Industry 4.0 /Big data & supply chain
  • Sustainable supply chain & logistics
  • New technologies in operations & supply chain
  • Business model innovation in supply chain
  • Bai, Yutong
    Optimisation of hospital-internal logistics
  • Li, Weiyuan
    The Impact of Lean and Agility Strategy on the Sustainability of the UK Automotive Supply Chain

Teaching

  • Operations management
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Supply chain management

Additional information

Professional Membership:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Chartered Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT), UK.