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Marta Bell

Lecturer in Operations and Project Management

Having previously held successful academic positions at both Lancaster and Liverpool University for over a decade, Marta Bell’s current research interests are within socially responsible practices within the supply chain, with a specific focus on emerging economies, and global supply chain management, including internationalisation processes and offshoring or reshoring decision-making. Industrial engagement and business partnerships are central to Marta’s research and teaching. She has worked collaboratively with blue chip companies in both the UK and in Italy, as well as emerging country businesses within the high fashion industry. Marta has contributed research projects such as the British Academy funded “Implementing social sustainability practices in developing country suppliers: A mmore...


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  1. Sayed, Maysara, Hendry, Linda C. and Bell, Marta Zorzini (2017) Institutional complexity and sustainable supply chain management practices. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 22 (6). pp. 542-563.
  2. Tukamuhabwa, Benjamin R., Stevenson, Mark, Busby, Jerry and Bell, Marta (2015) Supply chain resilience: definition, review and theoretical foundations for further study. International Journal of Production Research, 53 (18). pp. 5592-5623. ISSN 0020-7543
  3. Bell, Marta, Hendry, Linda C., Huq, Fahian Anisul and Stevenson, Mark (2015) Socially responsible sourcing: reviewing the literature and its use of theory. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35 (1). pp. 60-109. ISSN 0144-3577
  4. Bell, Marta, Stevenson, Mark and Hendry, Linda C. (2014) Coordinating offshored operations in emerging economies: A contingency-based study. International Journal of Production Economics, 153 . pp. 323-339. ISSN 0925-5273
  5. Anisul Huq, Fahian, Stevenson, Mark and Bell, Marta (2014) Social sustainability in developing country suppliers. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 34 (5). pp. 610-638. ISSN 0144-3577
  6. Perotti, Sara, Zorzini, Marta, Cagno, Enrico and Micheli, Guido (2012) Green supply chain practices and company performance: the case of 3PLs in Italy. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 42 (7). pp. 640-672. ISSN 0960-0035
  7. Zorzini, Marta, Hendry, Linda and Stevenson, Mark (2012) Customer Enquiry Management in global supply chains: A Comparative Multi-Case Study Analysis. European Management Journal, 30 (2). pp. 121-140. ISSN 0263-2373
  8. Brun, Alessandro and Zorzini, Marta (2009) Evaluation of product customization strategies through modularization and postponement. International Journal of Production Economics, 120 (1). pp. 205-220. ISSN 0925-5273
  9. Zorzini, Marta, Hendry, Linda, Stevenson, Mark and Pozzetti, Alessandro (2008) Customer enquiry management and product customization: An empirical multi-case study analysis in the Italian capital goods sector. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 28 (12). pp. 1186-1218. ISSN 0144-3577
  10. Zorzini, Marta, Corti, Donatella and Pozzetti, Alessandro (2008) Due date (DD) quotation and capacity planning in make-to-order companies: Results from an empirical analysis. International Journal of Production Economics, 112 (2). pp. 919-933. ISSN 0925-5273