Simonov Kusi-Sarpong

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Dr Simonov Kusi-Sarpong

Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management


Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

College of Business, Technology and Engineering


Journal articles

Tushar, S.R., Moktadir, M.A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Ren, J. (2023). Driving sustainable healthcare service management in the hospital sector. Journal of Cleaner Production, 420.

Kusi-Sarpong, S., Gupta, H., Khan, S.A., Chiappetta Jabbour, C.J., Rehman, S.T., & Kusi-Sarpong, H. (2023). Sustainable supplier selection based on industry 4.0 initiatives within the context of circular economy implementation in supply chain operations. Production Planning & Control, 34 (10), 999-1019.

Oyedijo, A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Mubarik, M.S., Khan, S.A., & Utulu, K. (2023). Multi-tier sustainable supply chain management: a case study of a global food retailer. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.

Shujaat Mubarik, M., Ahmed Khan, S., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Mubarik, M. (2023). Supply chain sustainability in VUCA: role of BCT-driven SC mapping and ‘Visiceability’. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications.

Zaman, S.I., Khan, S.A., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2023). Investigating the relationship between supply chain finance and supply chain collaborative factors. Benchmarking: An International Journal.

Cui, L., Gao, M., Sarkis, J., Lei, Z., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2023). Modeling cross‐border supply chain collaboration: the case of the Belt and Road Initiative. International Transactions in Operational Research, 30 (3), 1187-1215.

Gupta, H., Lawal, J.N., Orji, I.J., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2023). Closing the gap: The role of distributed manufacturing systems for overcoming the barriers to manufacturing sustainability. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 70 (5), 1754-1773.

Mubarik, M.S., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Govindan, K., Khan, S.A., & Oyedijo, A. (2023). Supply chain mapping: a proposed construct. International Journal of Production Research, 61 (8), 2653-2669.

Ojadi, F., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Orji, I.J., Bai, C., Gupta, H., & Okwara, U.K. (2023). A decision support framework for socially responsible supplier selection in the Nigerian banking industry. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing.

Khan, S.A., Mubarik, M.S., Kusi‐Sarpong, S., Gupta, H., Zaman, S.I., & Mubarik, M. (2022). Blockchain technologies as enablers of supply chain mapping for sustainable supply chains. Business Strategy and the Environment, 31 (8), 3742-3756.

Agyemang, M., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Agyemang, J., Jia, F., & Adzanyo, M. (2022). Determining and evaluating socially sustainable supply chain criteria in agri-sector of developing countries: insights from West Africa cashew industry. Production Planning & Control, 33 (11), 1115-1133.

Gupta, H., Yadav, A.K., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Khan, S.A., & Sharma, S.C. (2022). Strategies to overcome barriers to innovative digitalisation technologies for supply chain logistics resilience during pandemic. Technology in Society, 69.

Badri Ahmadi, H., Lo, H.-.W., Gupta, H., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Liou, J.J.H. (2022). Analyzing interrelationships among environmental sustainability innovation factors. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 24 (4), 1191-1207.

Oyedijo, A., Francois Koukpaki, A.S., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Alfarsi, F., & Yang, Y. (2022). Restraining forces and drivers of supply chain collaboration: evidence from an emerging market. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 27 (3), 409-430.

Ishizaka, A., Khan, S.A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Naim, I. (2022). Sustainable warehouse evaluation with AHPSort traffic light visualisation and post-optimal analysis method. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 73 (3), 558-575.

Kusi-Sarpong, S., Mubarik, M.S., Khan, S.A., Brown, S., & Mubarak, M.F. (2022). Intellectual capital, blockchain-driven supply chain and sustainable production: Role of supply chain mapping. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 175.

Kusi-Sarpong, S., Orji, I.J., Gupta, H., & Kunc, M. (2021). Risks associated with the implementation of big data analytics in sustainable supply chains. Omega, 105.

Muduli, K., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Yadav, D.K., Gupta, H., & Jabbour, C.J.C. (2021). An original assessment of the influence of soft dimensions on implementation of sustainability practices: implications for the thermal energy sector in fast growing economies. Operations Management Research, 14 (3-4), 337-358.

Faibil, D., Agyemang, M., Amponsah, O., Gupta, H., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2021). Assessing drivers of post-harvest losses: tangible and intangible resources’ perspective. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 23 (11), 15785-15829.

Bai, C., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Khan, S.A., & Vazquez-Brust, D. (2021). Sustainable buyer–supplier relationship capability development: a relational framework and visualization methodology. Annals of Operations Research, 304 (1-2), 1-34.

Gupta, H., Kumar, S., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Jabbour, C.J.C., & Agyemang, M. (2021). Enablers to supply chain performance on the basis of digitization technologies. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 121 (9), 1915-1938.

Ahmed, W., Najmi, A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Khan, S.A., Khushal, A., & Quartey, J. (2021). A framework for measuring customer loyalty for 3PL industry: a case of evolving market. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 28 (6), 2023-2046.

Bai, C., Ahmadi, H.B., Moktadir, M.A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Liou, J.J.H. (2021). Analyzing the Interactions Among the Challenges to Circular Economy Practices. IEEE Access, 9, 63199-63212.

Mubarik, M.S., Naghavi, N., Mubarik, M., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Khan, S.A., Zaman, S.I., & Kazmi, S.H.A. (2021). Resilience and cleaner production in industry 4.0: Role of supply chain mapping and visibility. Journal of Cleaner Production, 292.

Ahmed Khan, S., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Gupta, H., Kow Arhin, F., Nguseer Lawal, J., & Mehmood Hassan, S. (2021). Critical factors of digital supply chains for organizational performance improvement. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

Khan, S.A., Mubarik, M.S., Kusi‐Sarpong, S., Zaman, S.I., & Kazmi, S.H.A. (2021). Social sustainable supply chains in the food industry: A perspective of an emerging economy. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 28 (1), 404-418.

Ahmadi, H.B., Lo, H.-.W., Gupta, H., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Liou, J.J.H. (2020). An integrated model for selecting suppliers on the basis of sustainability innovation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 277.

Adjei-Bamfo, P., Bempong, B., Osei, J., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2020). Green candidate selection for organizational environmental management. International Journal of Manpower, 41 (7), 1081-1096.

Gupta, H., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Rezaei, J. (2020). Barriers and overcoming strategies to supply chain sustainability innovation. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 161.

Orji, I.J., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Huang, S., & Vazquez-Brust, D. (2020). Evaluating the factors that influence blockchain adoption in the freight logistics industry. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 141.

Ahmed, W., Ashraf, M.S., Khan, S.A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Arhin, F.K., Kusi-Sarpong, H., & Najmi, A. (2020). Analyzing the impact of environmental collaboration among supply chain stakeholders on a firm’s sustainable performance. Operations Management Research, 13 (1-2), 4-21.

Rahman, T., Ali, S.M., Moktadir, M.A., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2020). Evaluating barriers to implementing green supply chain management: An example from an emerging economy. Production Planning & Control, 31 (8), 673-698.

Nanda, T., Gupta, H., Singh, T.P., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Jabbour, C.J.C., & Cherri, A. (2020). An original framework for strategic technology development of small manufacturing enterprises in emerging economies. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 27 (2), 781-816.

Orji, I.J., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Gupta, H. (2020). The critical success factors of using social media for supply chain social sustainability in the freight logistics industry. International Journal of Production Research, 58 (5), 1522-1539.

Kaviani, M.A., Karbassi Yazdi, A., Ocampo, L., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2020). An integrated grey-based multi-criteria decision-making approach for supplier evaluation and selection in the oil and gas industry. Kybernetes, 49 (2), 406-441.

Orji, I.J., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Gupta, H., & Okwu, M. (2019). Evaluating challenges to implementing eco-innovation for freight logistics sustainability in Nigeria. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 129, 288-305.

Bai, C., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Badri Ahmadi, H., & Sarkis, J. (2019). Social sustainable supplier evaluation and selection: a group decision-support approach. International Journal of Production Research, 57 (22), 7046-7067.

Jakhar, S.K., Mangla, S.K., Luthra, S., & Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2019). When stakeholder pressure drives the circular economy: Measuring the mediating role of innovation capabilities. Management Decision, 57 (4), 904-920.

Agyemang, M., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Khan, S.A., Mani, V., Rehman, S.T., & Kusi-Sarpong, H. (2019). Drivers and barriers to circular economy implementation: An explorative study in Pakistan’s automobile industry. Management Decision, 57 (4), 971-994.

Kusi-Sarpong, S., Gupta, H., & Sarkis, J. (2019). A supply chain sustainability innovation framework and evaluation methodology. International Journal of Production Research, 57 (7), 1990-2008.

Book chapters

Orji, I.J., Kusi-Sarpong, S., & Okwara, U.K. (2024). Sustainability and the Digital Supply Chain. In Sarkis, J. (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Supply Chain Management. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham

Kusi-Sarpong, S., Mubarik, M.S., & Khan, S.A. (2024). Supply Chain Mapping for “Visilience”: Role of Blockchain-Driven Supply Chain Management. In Sarkis, J. (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Supply Chain Management. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham


Mubarik, M.S., Khan, S.A., Kusi-Sarpong, S., Brown, S., & Zaman, S.I. (2023). Supply Chain Mapping, Sustainability, and Industry 4.0. Taylor & Francis.

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