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Prof. Yahaya Yusuf

Professor

School of Management

Greenbank Building, GR049

+44 (0) 1772 89 4534

yyusuf@uclan.ac.uk

Professor Yusuf is research active within the area of Business and Management and is the Director of the Institute of Logistics and Operations Management. His main research interests are in agile manufacturing, supply chain agility, sustainable operations and supply chains and decision support systems. He was the founding Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Agile Systems and Management. He is currently exploring agility and sustainability in the oil and gas industry as well as lean practices in developing economies.

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Professor Yusuf is the Director of the Institute of Logistics and Operations Management. His main research interests are in agile manufacturing, supply chain agility, sustainable operations and supply chains and decision support systems. He has published in a number of well-established journals including the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, and European Journal of Operational Research. His research has been supported by grants from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) and industry. He serves on the international advisory boards of a number of academic conferences. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Agile Systems and Management and currently on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Benchmarking: An International Journal and a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.

PhD Operations Management, University of Liverpool, 1996
MSc Productions Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, 1991
BEng Mechanical Engineering, Bayero University Kano, 1986

Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Publications

Yusuf, Y.Y., et al., (2012) The UK oil and gas supply chains: An empirical analysis of adoption of sustainable measures and performance outcomes, International Journal of Production Economics.

Yusuf, Y.Y., et al., (2012) ‘A relational study of supply chain agility, competitiveness and business performance in the oil and gas industry’, International Journal of Production Economics.

Yusuf, Y.Y., et al (2012) A study of the diffusion of agility and cluster competitiveness in the oil and gas supply chains, International Journal of Production Economics.

Gopalakrishnan, Kavitha, Yusuf, Yahaya Y., Musa, Ahmed, Abubakar, Tijjani and Ambursa, Hafsat M. (2012) Sustainable supply chain management: A case study of British Aerospace (BAe) Systems. International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 140, Issue 1, Pages 193–203.

More publications

Research

Agility and Sustainability in the Oil and Gas Industry

Lean Practices in Developing Economies and Organisational Performance

Ethical Issues in Supply Chain Management

RFID-enabled Supply Chain Management

Teaching

Operations Strategy (MG4101)

Supply Chain Planning and Control (MG4108)