Success in 'Journal of Operations Management' Best Paper award.
Jeff Jia, Chair Professor of Supply Chain Management at The York Management School, University of York, won the 2019 Jack Meredith Best Paper award honorable mention (runner-up award) from the Journal of Operations Management for his paper “Toward a theory of supply chain ﬁelds – understanding the institutional process of supply chain localization”. The paper, co-authored by Zhaohui Wu (Oregon State University), helps to uncover multinational companies' best practices for managing sustainability in their supply chains in China. The paper first coins the terms supply chain field, industry chain and Lin-nian, which revolutionises the concept of the supply chain. management.