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Symposium Program

The 11th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Service Management Symposium will be held in Brisbane on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 June 2013.
The program is designed to promote high level interaction between practicing professionals and academic researchers.

Wednesday 19 June 2013

7.30 – 9.00 pm

Welcome Reception – Pig & Whistle (see website for directions)

Thursday 20 June 2013

8.15 am onwards

Registration & Collection of Packs - Beverages served

9.00 am

Opening Address: Professor Andrew Griffiths

9.20 am

Keynote Speech: Robert D’Állessio, Virgin Australia

9.50 am

Keynote Speech: Ash Nelson, Biarri

10.30 – 10.45 am


10.45 – 12.30

Sustainability 1
Chair: Peter Tatham
MBA Theatre

Quality & performance 1
Chair: Peter Robertson
The Hub

Chair: Ronald Beckett

Intention to adopt sustainable supply chain practices: development of propositions using the theory of planned behaviour

Rujikietkumjorn, Chao; Rahman, Shams: Jie, Ferry

Evaluating the impact of supply chain member relationships on organisational performance in the Victorian organic fruit and vegetable industry – development of a conceptual framework

Bandara, Sumangala D.; Lobo, Antonio and Hewege, Chandana R

Seeking client legitimacy: outsourcing contract labour in the petrochemical industry

Wilson, Mark M.J. and Ritson, Neil H

Investigating the critical capabilities of information technology for developing ecological competencies of organizations

Antoni, Darius and Jie, Ferry

Prioritising of warehouse operations performance measures: fuzzy ahp approach

Samaranayake, P.; Laosirihongthong, T. and Boonyarit, S.

Why service receivers’ intent to switch providers in outsourcing arrangements?

Bhattacharya, Ananya and Singh, Prakash J

Scope for measuring sustainability performance in supply chains

Soosay, Claudine

Research design and method to investigate informal benchmarking

Samuel, Alan; Grigg, Nigel P. and Mann, Robin

Offshore sourcing research framework: Hydrexia case

Moroz, S. and Parker, D.W

Collaborative freight consolidation: review of literature for framework development and future research directions

Limoubpratum, Chattharn; Shee, Himanshu and Ahsan, Kamrul

Industry-driven R&D intermediary organisations: the ASCI case

Beckett, Ronald C.

12.30 -1.30 pm

Lunch (Foyer Suite)

1.30 – 2.15 pm

Keynote Speaker

Giselle Hodgson, Partner Strategy & Operations Consulting: Deloitte

“Operational Readiness”

MBA Theatre

2.20 – 3.30 pm

Agility & lean
Chair: Tava Olsen
MBA Theatre

Quality & performance 2
Chair: Henry Xu
The Hub

Supply chains 1
Chair: Claudine Soosay

Operational readiness - raison d’être and modus operandi

Robertson, Peter

Developing and testing a theoretical model integrating Taguchi’s quality philosophy in a lean manufacturing context

Gamage, Pramila; Jayamaha, Nihal P.; Grigg, Nigel P. and Nanayakkara, N.K.B.M.P

Modelling the stakes of stakeholders for R&D project management

Elias, Arun A.; Coyne, Amanda

Linking framing and supply chain ‘agility’: a research proposal

Houghton, Luke and Sanzogni, Louis

Performance measurement in the nonprofit sector

Soysa, Ishani B.; Jayamaha, Nihal P.; Grigg, Nigel P

Understanding supply networks: complexity and knowledge perspectives

Ogulin, Robert; Guzman, Gustavo and Lee, Ki-Hoon

Agility and reverse logistics: a conceptual framework

Soosay, Claudine

Beyond automation in distribution centres

Saavedra, Angelo and Ruiz, Samy

Learning orientation and exports performance of small business enterprises: the moderating role of knowledge management

Bimbona, Sarah; Matanda, Margaret Jekanyika and Sridharan, Srinivas

An investigation into agile supply chain networks: a proposal for a research framework based on pragmatic inquiry into workarounds

Sanzogni, Louis and Houghton, Luke

On the bullwhip effect in supply chains: MNC vs. local supermarkets

Shee, Himanshu and Kaswi, Surahman

3.30 – 3.45 pm


3.45 – 4.30

Humanitarian logistics
Chair: Liam Stitt
MBA Theatre

Change & services
Chair: David Parker
The Hub

Resources sector
Chair: Paul Childerhouse

A new classification model of disasters based on their logistics implications

L’Hermitte, Cécile; Bowles, Marcus and Tatham, Peter

Criticality of intervention preparation: case of the cerebral palsy league

Feagan, Andrew and Parker, David W.

Port West: supply chain proposition

Stitt, Liam

Humanitarian logistics: development of an improved disaster classification framework

Tatham, Peter; L’Hermitte, Cécile; Spens, Karen and Kovács, Gyöngyi

A New Zealand healthcare operations

management case study on secondary fractures of elderly hip fracture

Jayamaha, Nihal P.; Jayamaha, Dileepa H. and Grigg, Nigel P

Building local supplier capability in the Queensland coal seam gas industry

Kinsella, Benjamin and Xu, Henry

Creating and sustaining resilience in humanitarian supply chains through enhanced industry collaboration

Barber, Elizabeth

Growing organisational change ability

Farrow, Elissa

Local procurement, SMEs and the resources sector: the changing policy landscape in Australia.

Onate, Barbara and Barclay, Mary Anne

6.30 – 10.00 pm

Dinner: Customs House

6.30 pm

Welcome & Drinks


Keynote Address: Vince Aisthorpe, Director Supply Chain & Logistics Association Australia; Manager Supply Chain, Business & Financial Services, Stanwell Corporation Limited

9.00 pm

Presentation of Awards:

1 Best industry paper award [sponsored by EsSCO]

2 Best student paper award [sponsored by Innovative Coaching]

3 Best refereed paper award [sponsored by UQ Business School]

Friday 21 June 2013

8.30 – 9.00 am

Beverages (Foyer Suite)

9.00 – 10.00

Sustainability 2
Chair: Nigel Grigg
MBA Theatre

Modelling & risk
Chair: Richard Lane
The Hub

Supply chains 2
Chair: Prakash Singh

Evaluation of waste streams in supply chains: research opportunities

Fuavao, Siutaisa; Reefke, Hendrik and Olsen, Tava

Examining the assumptions of the sand-cone model using longitudinal data in the Australian automobile industry

Singh Nand, Alka Ashwini and Singh, Prakash

Practical applications of neural decision making theory in supply chain management practice

Moore, Andrew

Sustainable manufacturing model: a step towards operationalizing sustainability in supply chains

Amjed, Tayyab Waqas and Harrison, Norma J

A business interruption insurance model

Li, Erick and Tong, Shilu

Agricultural supply chain integration: a Thai egg industry context

Pinmanee, Saichon; Ahsan, Kamrul and Shee, Himanshu K

Operations management: defining effectiveness in an international NGO

Holland, Bernard

Coopetition in agribusiness value networks

Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Wilson, Mark and Böhme, Tillman

Power and supply chain relationship quality: Indonesian automotive small and medium-sized enterprises

Sulungbudi, Meylianti; Yanamandram, Venkata and Spedding, Trevor

The carbon economy – the future for supply chains

Glass, Roderick

Biobutanol: the next generation of sustainable biofuel platforms

Bergey, Paul K

A study of supply chain integration and firm performance in Australian manufacturing

Soosay, Claudine and Pinto, Roberto

10.00 – 10.30 am


10.30 – 12.00 am

Keynote Speaker

Professor Sergio Cavalieri, University of Bergamo, Italy

“Twenty years of servitization: From hyped expectations towards a plateau of productivity?”

MBA Theatre

12.00 – 1.00 pm

Lunch (Foyer Suite)

Agenda Setting (MBA Theatre)

1.00 - 1.30 pm

Derek Lundberg, Director, Innovative Coaching

“Challenging the Status Quo”

1.30 – 3.00 pm

Panel Discussion and Breakouts (Raconteur: Derek Lundberg)

Liam Stitt, Industry Fellow to UQ Business School: Managing Director EsSSCO Pty Ltd

Professor Amrik Sohal, Faulty of Business and Economics, Monash University; Director of the Australian Supply Chain Management Research Unit

Dr Peter Robertson, Managing Director, EzyFlow Logistics Pty Ltd

3.00 – 3.15

The next 12th ANZAM 2013 [Amrik Sohal]

3.15 pm

Afternoon Break (Foyer Suite) & CLOSE