Crafting cross case studies and publishing in high ranking journals.

This is a Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research (COSCR) Seminar taking place at Leeds University Business School on Thursday 14 December 2017

Dr Fahian Anisul Huq, Alliance Manchester Business School, will be discussing academic writing style and the publishing process as part of the 2017/18 COSCR seminar series.

The event will focus on how to craft your paper in order to get published in high ranking journals. Dr Huq will talk through research design, writing a cross-case study, and how to deal with comments and the publishing process through learnings from his paper “Social Management Capabilities of Multinational Buying Firms and Their Emerging Market Suppliers: An Exploratory Study of the Clothing Industry” in the Journal of Operations Management (4*). This seminar will provide ways to improve your paper and writing style. 

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About the speaker

Dr Fahian Anisul Huq

Dr Fahian Huq is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Alliance Manchester Business School. His main research is on the area of supply management and focuses on sustainability and risk. The context of his research is around developing countries and Base of the Pyramid (BoP) markets. His work considers the management of developing country suppliers within complex institutional environments. Fahian's work has been published in leading management journals, including the Journal of Operations Management, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), recipient of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Supporting Learning Award and a member of European Operations Management Association (EurOMA).

Fahian is also an entrepreneur with extensive experience of working in the manufacturing and service sectors of Bangladesh. Among others, he is the co-founder and past CEO of Everbest, the pioneer ladder manufacturing company in Bangladesh and Talents-in-Tandem, a business process outsourcing services solutions provider.