Background

Professor Michael Bourlakis holds the Chair in Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He is also the Head of the Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group and the Director of the Centre of Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He was appointed at Cranfield School of Management in 2013. Previously, he worked at Brunel University Business School (Leadership Roles: Director of Postgraduate Studies for 7 MSc programmes, “Impact” Champion for REF2014, Director of OASIS Research Centre), Kent University Business School (Leadership Roles: Head of Marketing and Supply Chain Management Group, Director of Enterprise), Newcastle University (Leadership Roles: Director of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes), Oxford University Templeton College (Oxford Institute of Retail Management), Leicester University Management Centre.



Current activities

Michael is an internationally renowned and established authority in logistics and supply chain management especially in food, retail and sustainable supply chains. He has been very successful in winning substantial external funding. Specifically, he has won more than 25 research and consulting projects (as PI or Co-I) totalling more than £27.5 million (total allocated project funding) from various bodies (EPSRC, Food Standards Agency, Technology Strategy Board, EU [FPVI, FPVII], Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie), local Regional Development Agencies and private companies.

Professor Michael Bourlakis has generated more than 250 publications including 63 journal papers and 3 edited books. He sits on the Editorial Board of 15 journals including most leading logistics, supply chain and operations management journals (e.g. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Production, Planning and Control: The Management of Operations, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, International Journal of Logistics Management etc.). Michael has been a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications. He has also acted 11 times as the Guest Editor for journal special issues (European Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Production Planning & Control, Technological Forecasting & Social Change etc.). Based on this extensive expertise, Professor Bourlakis acted as an Expert Advisor for the CABS / ABS Journal Ranking List (2015).

Professor Bourlakis has been involved with pre- and post-project evaluations for the European Commission and he has acted as an Expert Reviewer and / or Panel Member for various funding bodies (Academy of Finland, AXA Research Fund, Flanders Research Foundation (Belgium, FWO), Czech Science Foundation, French National Research Agency, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada), Research Grants Council of Hong Kong etc.) In the UK, he has been a Reviewer for the British Academy, ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and he is currently a Member of the EPSRC Associate Peer Review College. Professor Bourlakis has been a Chair, Keynote Speaker and a Committee Member for numerous, leading logistics and supply chain management academic and industry conferences worldwide. Michael has been an External Examiner for Undergraduate (7 times) and MSc programmes (6 times) as well as PhD viva voce (20 times) involving leading universities in the UK and in Europe (Cardiff University, Imperial College, Leeds University, Lund University, Manchester University, Newcastle University, Nottingham University).

He has been a successful PhD / DBA supervisor 8 times and he has led Doctoral Workshops for numerous bodies including the European Logistics Association, BVL (Germany) and the U.K. Logistics Research Network. Professor Bourlakis has been involved as an External Member and / or External Referee of University Panels for Chair appointments (e.g. Aston University, Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Derby University, Norwich University, Surrey University, Wageningen University [Netherlands] etc.) He is / has been a Visiting Professor at various universities including, for example: Grenoble Ecole de Management (France), Krems University (Austria), University of Lorraine (IAE Ecole Business School, Metz, France), University of Modena and Reggio Emillia (Italy).

Michael is a recognised thought leader in logistics and supply chain management. His multidisciplinary research work and impactful thought leadership has received considerable attention by media (BBC News, ITV News, BBC Radio 4 Today, The Guardian, The Scotsman, Wall Street Journal etc.) In the past he had been a member of the European Technology Platform (Food for Life, European Commission). This is a leading industry-led, public/private partnership supported by the European Commission aiming to unite various stakeholders (food industry, academics, policy makers etc.), to strengthen the European innovation process, to improve knowledge transfer and to stimulate European competitiveness across the food supply chain. He has also been a Member of an Expert Panel for the European Commission (DG Research and Innovation) working with leading retailers (Tesco, Carrefour, Metro, Sonae etc.) on "Retail Innovation". He has also acted as an Expert Contributor providing written evidence for an Inquiry for the “All-Party UK Parliamentary Group on Retail” into the “Impact of Technology on Retail”. Michael is currently a member of the Academic Committee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT - Logistics Research Network) and an active Forum Member of CILT’s Retail and Food Logistics Forums. He has worked with / consulted most leading retailers in the world as well as numerous multinational organisations. For example, he finalised recently a thought leadership report for Knight Frank (international real estate company) and, since 2017, he has been an Expert Panel Member for TESCO on a “Future of Food Advisory Panel” – this Panel is chaired by TESCO’s CEO Dave Lewis.

Overall, Michael has an applied, industry-led research perspective examining logistics and supply chain management issues via multi- and inter-disciplinary lenses. His current research interests lie in e-commerce / technology issues and supply chain management, sustainability and supply chain management and the marketing and supply chain management interface.


Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Nonhoff B, Skipworth H, Bourlakis M, Mena C, Bernon M & Reefke H (2017) Exploring the imperative for purchasing strategic alignment to drive purchasing maturity. In: 24th EurOMA Conference 2017, Edinburgh, 1-5 July 2017.
  • Aktas E, Bourlakis M & Zissis D (2016) Sustainable Distribution of Online Groceries in the Cities. In: 28th European Conference on Operational Research, Poznan, 3 July 2016.
  • Adebanjo D, Tickle M, Lin Y & Bourlakis M (2016) E-Business Capabilities in Developed and Developing Countries: Different or the Same?. In: International Conference on Innovation of Management and Technology 2016, Bangkok, 19 September 2016.
  • Maglaras G, Sparks L & Bourlakis M (2016) Power Dynamics and Distribution of Benefits Within Supply Networks: Insights from the UK Grocery Network. In: Logistics Research Network - LRN 2016, Hull, 7 September 2016.
  • Batista L, Bourlakis M & Maull R (2016) Business Models in the Circular Economy and the Enabling Role of Supply Chains. In: 23rd EurOMA Conference, Trondheim, 19 June 2016.
  • Dennis C, Papagiannidis S, Alamanos E & Bourlakis M (2016) The role of brand attachment strength in Higher Education. In: 23rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Services Science 2016, Edinburgh, 11 July 2016.
  • Mirzabeiki, Vahid, Julien, Denyse, Mena, Carlos, Saghiri, Soroosh, Bourlakis & Michael (2015) Inter-organisational Collaboration for Improving Sustainability Performance of Food Supply Chains, POMS 2015, Washington DC, US.. In: POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) 26th Annual Conference, Washington DC, 8 May 2015.
  • Sakali C, Skalkos D & Bourlakis M (2015) Innovative Agri-Food Supply Chain Network: Leading to Traditional "Back to the Future" Foods. In: 3rd Olympus International Conference on Supply Chains, Athens Metropolitan Expo, 7 November 2015.
  • Braziotis C & Bourlakis M (2015) Exploring Power Attributes Within Highly Partnered Supply Chains. In: The 20th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), University of Derby, 9 September 2015.
  • Khalaf HB, Bourlakis M & Jackson E (2015) Co-Creation of Trust in FMCG Supply Chains in the Middle East. In: The 20th Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), University of Derby, 9 September 2015.
  • Alamanos E, Charles D, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2015) Value Co-Creation, Shopping Channels, Social Exclusion and Well-Being. In: 22nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Retailing and Consumer Services Science, Montreal, 27 July 2015.
  • Kalaitzi D, Matopoulos A & Bourlakis M (2015) Exploring the Implications of Natural Resource Scarcity on Manufacturing Supply Chains. In: 20th International Symposium on Logistics, Bologna, 5 July 2015.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Sparks L (2015) Opportunism in Power-Balanced Retailer-Supplier Relationships: The Case of the Food Supply Chain. In: 18th Conference of the European Association of Education and Research in Commercial Distribution, Rennes, 1 July 2015.
  • Eksoz C, Mansouri A, Bourlakis M & Aktas E (2015) A Relational View to Collaborative Forecasting in the Food Supply Chains. In: POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) 26th Annual Conference, Washington DC, 8 May 2015.
  • Alamanos E, Charles D, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2015) Value Co-Creation Through Multiple Shopping Channels: The Interconnections with Social Exclusion and Wellbeing. In: American Marketing Association/American Collegiate Retailing Association, Coral Gables, 4 March 2015.
  • Alamanos E, Bourlakis M & Hingley M (2015) The Impact of Holidays on UK Residents' Future Tourism Preferences and Food Consumer Behaviour: The Case of Greece as Tourism Destination. In: 2nd Corfu Symposium on Managing and Marketing Places, Corfu, 27 April 2015.
  • Mirza Beiki V, Julien D, Mena Madrazo C, Saghiri S, Bourlakis M & Mirza Beiki V (2014) Collaborative Relationships for Sustainability Performance of Food Supply Chains - a Conceptual Model. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3 September 2014.
  • Mirza Beiki V, Julien D, Mena Madrazo C, Saghiri S, Bourlakis M & Mirza Beiki V (2014) Collaboration for sustainability in food supply chains - A survey. In: POMS Conference, Atlanta, 9-12 May 2014.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Sparks L (2014) Opportunism in Power-Imbalanced Dyadic Food Chain Relationships: The Role of Size and Own Brands. In: Workshop on "The Dark Side of Business Relationships: Antecedents and Outcomes", London, 10 September 2014.
  • Dennis C, Alamanos E, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2014) Investigating the effect of retail operations on consumers' social inclusion and well being. In: British Academy of Management Conference 2014 BAM2014*, Belfast, 9-11 September 2014.
  • Khalaf HB, Bourlakis M & Jackson E (2014) Risks Affecting Supplier-Distributor Relationships: Evidence from Middle-Eastern Companies. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3 September 2014.
  • Braziotis C, Bourlakis M, Rogers H & Pawar K (2014) Supply Chain and Supply Networks: A Survey-Based Pilot Study. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3 September 2014.
  • Kalaitzi D, Matopoulos A & Bourlakis M (2014) Natural Resource Dependence Implication in Supply Chains: A Conceptual Framework and a Case Study from the Automotive Sector. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3 September 2014.
  • Maglaras G & Bourlakis M (2014) The Role of Retail Power in the Greek Food Supply Chain: Insights from Suppliers' Perceptions. In: Academy of Marketing Conference 2014, Bournemouth, 7 July 2014.
  • Eksoz C, Mansouri A, Bourlakis M & Aktas E (2014) Improving Collaborative Forecasting Performance in the Food Chain. In: POMS Conference, Atlanta, 9 May 2014.
  • Sánchez-Pérez M, Marin-Carrillo MB & Bourlakis M (2014) Exploration and Exploitation Innovation in the Food Firms. In: 8th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Innsbruck, 18 February 2014.
  • Alamanos E, Charles D, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2014) Social Exclusion, Shopping and Well-Being: A Three - Shopping Channel Approach. In: Shopper Marketing and Pricing Conference 2014, Stockholm, 8 May 2014.
  • Sánchez-Pérez M & Bourlakis M (2014) Absorptive Capability and Knowledge Tacitness in the Transfer of Knowledge in the Agri Food Cluster of the South East of Spain. In: 8th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Innsbruck, 18 February 2014.
  • Mirzabeiki V, Julien D, Mena C, Saghiri S & Bourlakis M (2014) The Effects of Collaborative Relationships on Sustainability Performance: A Survey of Food Supply Chains. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2014, Huddersfield, 3 September 2014.
  • Manika D, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2013) The effects of a CEO's YouTube apology for service failure on customer's behavioural intentions. In: British Academy of Management Annual Conference, 2013, Liverpool, 10-12 September 2013.
  • Braziotis C, Bourlakis M, Rogers H & Pawar K (2013) Operationalising Supply Chain and Supply Network Perspectives. In: 18th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, Birmingham, 4 September 2013.
  • Braziotis C, Bourlakis M, Rogers H & Pawar K (2013) Supply Chain and Supply Network Dimensions: An Exploratory Study. In: 18th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL 2013), Salzburg, 7 July 2013.
  • Bourlakis M, Maglaras G, Aktas E, Gallear D & Fotopoulos C (2013) Firm Size and Sustainable Performance in Food Supply Chains: Insights from Greek SMEs. In: 18th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL 2013), Salzburg, 7 July 2013.
  • Kalaitzi D, Matopoulos A & Bourlakis M (2013) A Conceptual Framework for Analysing Resource Efficiency and Sustainability in the Agri-Food Supply Chain. In: 18th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, Birmingham, 4 September 2013.
  • Aktas E, Bourlakis M, Maglaras G & Fotopoulos C (2012) Does greater company size lead to better performance? Evidence from Greek food supply chain. In: EURO XXV European Conference on Operational Research, Vilnius, 8 July 2012.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Fotopoulos C (2012) A Conceptual Model for Possible Opportunism in the Food Supply Chain: Examination of Retailer's Opportunistic Behavior and its Determinants. In: 2nd Olympus International Conference on Supply Chains, Katerini, 5 October 2012.
  • Matopoulos A & Bourlakis M (2012) Analysing Perceived Consumer Responses Following an Out of Stock: The Case of Fresh Products. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2012, Cranfield, 5 September 2012.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Fotopoulos C (2012) Determinants and Impact of Retailers' Opportunism in the Food Supply Chain: A Conceptual Model. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2012, Cranfield, 5 September 2012.
  • Bourlakis M, Maglaras G & Fotopoulos C (2012) Evaluating Supply Chain Performance: An Empirical Analysis of the Green Dairy Sector. In: 17th International Symposium on Logistics 2012, Cape Town, 8 July 2012.
  • Matapoulos A, Ranitovic R & Bourlakis M (2012) Exploring Demand and Production Planning Challenges in the Food Processing Industry: A Case Study. In: 10th International Conference on Chain and Network Management, Wageningen, 23 May 2012.
  • Matapoulos A, Michaelidou L & Bourlakis M (2011) Healthcare Supply Chains: A Case Study of Hospital-Vendor Collaborative Practices. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2011, Southampton, 7 September 2011.
  • Fotopoulos C, Bourlakis M & Maglaras G (2011) Becoming a "Best Value Supply Chain"? The Case of the Greek Food Chain. In: 27th Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Conference 2011, Glasgow, 1 September 2011.
  • Balmer J, Bourlakis M & Gupta S (2011) Exploring the Ability of Relationship Marketing to Integrate Just-in-Time and Efficient Business Processes to Drive Brand Preferences of Customers in Industrial Networks. In: 27th Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Conference 2011, Glasgow, 1 September 2011.
  • Fotopoulos C, Bourlakis M & Maglaras G (2011) Creating a "Best Value Supply Chain"? Empirical Evidence from the Greek Food Chain. In: 16th International Symposium on Logistics, Berlin, 10 July 2011.
  • Djorai M, Bourlakis M, Laffey D & Taylor M (2011) Customer-Based Brand Equity in a B2B Service Environment: The Case of Erlang Solutions. In: 2011 Academy of Marketing conference: marketing fields forever, Liverpool, 5 July 2011.
  • Papagiannidis S, Coursaris C & Bourlakis M (2010) Do Web Sites Affect Voting Decisions? Exploring the Findings from Two General Elections in Greece. In: British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2010, University of Sheffield, 14 September 2010.
  • Jraisat L, Bourlakis M & Gotsi M (2010) Information sharing in the exporter-producer supply chain: developing and testing a conceptual model. In: 15th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, 2010, Harrogate, 8-10 September 2010.
  • Rahman NA, Bourlakis M & Melewar TC (2010) Relationship Marketing in Logistics: An Investigation of the Buyer-Supplier Relationship. In: Academy of Marketing Conference, Coventry University, Coventry, 6 July 2010.
  • Fotopoulos C & Bourlakis M (2010) Supply Chain Performance Evaluation: The Case of the Greek Food Chain. In: 9th International Conference on Chain and Network Management (2010), Wageningen, 26 May 2010.
  • Rahman NA, Bourlakis M & Melewar TC (2009) Investigation into Satisfaction in the Buyer-Seller Logistics Outsourcing Relationship: The Case of 3PL Company. In: 7th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress (2009), Istanbul, 5 November 2009.
  • Mamalis S, Ness M & Bourlakis M (2009) Canonical Correlation Analysis of Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty in the Context of Fast-Food Restaurants. In: International Conference on Applied Business and Economics (2009), Kavala, 1 October 2009.
  • Fotopoulos C, Bourlakis M & Maglaras G (2009) Supply Chain Performance Evaluation: The Case of the Greek Dairy Sector. In: 14th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, Cardiff, 9 September 2009.
  • Bourlakis M, Clear F & Patten L (2009) Understanding the UK Hospital Supply Chain in a Patient Choice Era. In: 14th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference, Cardiff, 9 September 2009.
  • Rahman NA, Bourlakis M & Melewar TC (2009) Antecedents and Consequences of Customer Relationship Satisfaction in Business-to-Business Environment: The Case of Third Party Logistics Companies. In: Academy of Marketing Annual Conference 2009, Leeds, 6 July 2009.
  • Spence LJ & Bourlakis M (2009) Unilateral Standards for Social Responsibility: Corporations as Social Watchdogs?. In: European Group of Organization Studies Conference (2009), Barcelona, 2 July 2009.
  • Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2009) Experiencing Metaverse Retailing: A Glimpse of the Future?. In: International Academy of Business and Economics (2009), Thessaloniki, 5 June 2009.
  • Bourlakis M, Vlachos I & Melewar TC (2009) Ex Ante Selection Criteria and Ex Post Reasons for Dissatisfaction in Logistics Outsourcing: Empirical Insights from Greek Food SMEs. In: International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, Budapest, 20 June 2009.
  • Spence L & Bourlakis M (2009) The Evolution from Corporate Social Responsibility to Supply Chain Responsibility: The Case of Waitrose. In: 3rd International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks (2009), Innsbruck, 16 February 2009.
  • Sharif AM, Bourlakis M, Gallear D, Lee H & Gunasekaran A (2008) Operations and Supply Chain Management: Making Sense of the Field. In: The 15th International Annual EurOMA Conference, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 15 June 2008.
  • Menachof D, Bourlakis M & Makios T (2008) Order Lead-Time of Grocery Retailers in the UK and Greek Markets. In: Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Liverpool, 10 September 2008.
  • Li F, Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2008) Multiple Spaces: MMORPGs and their Business Implications. In: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, 8 August 2008.
  • Bourlakis M & Papagiannidis S (2008) Examining the Intertwined Spatial Relationships in Food Retailing: the Case of Second Life. In: 2nd International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Innsbruck, 18 February 2008.
  • Bourlakis M (2007) Collection of Workshop Papers. In: European Logistics Association Doctoral Workshop, Grainau, 27 June 2007.
  • Bourlakis M, Papagiannidis S & Li F (2007) E-Business & IS Research: Where are we going?. In: British Academy of Management Workshop, 2007, London, 3-4 May 2007.
  • Papagiannidis S, Bourlakis M & Vafopoulos M (2007) Banking in Second Life: Marketing Opportunities and Repercussions. In: 1st Bi-Annual International Conference: Strategic Developments in Services Marketing, Chios, 27 September 2007.
  • Papagiannidis S, Bourlakis M & Li F (2007) From E-Retailing to Meta-Retailing: evolution or revolution?. In: Conference proceedings 2007 : British Academy of Management : management research, education and business success : is the future as clear as the past?, Warwick, 11-13 September 2007.
  • Bourlakis M (2007) Logistics and Procurement Requirements of the UK North East Public Sector: Insights from a Food Supplier Capacity Study. In: 12th Logistics Research Network Conference 2007, Hull, 5 September 2007.
  • Tzavaras M, Tzimitra-Kalogianni I & Bourlakis M (2007) Consumer Behaviour in the Floral Market: Empirical Evidence from Northern Greece. In: Mediterranean Conference of Agr-Food Social Scientists "Adding Value to the Agr-Food Supply Chain in the Future Mediterranean Space, Barcelona, 23 April 2007.
  • Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2007) The Consumer Ethics of the Virtual Environment: An Aetiology. In: Information Resources Management Association International Conference 2007, Vancouver, 19 May 2007.
  • Bourlakis M, Cullinane K, Mulley C & Nelson J (2006) 11th Annual Logistics Research Network Conference. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2006, Newcastle, 6 September 2006.
  • Vlachos I, Bourlakis M & Karalis V (2006) Manufacturer-Retailer Collaboration in Food Demand Chains: a Win-Win Battle. In: Logistics Research Network Conference 2006, Newcastle, 6 September 2006.
  • Bourlakis M & Clark K (2006) Sustainable Price Promotion Strategies in the UK Food Chain: The Consumer Viewpoint. In: The International Food and Agribusiness Supply Chain Management Conference 2006, Wageningen, 31 May 2006.
  • Mamalis S, Ness M & Bourlakis M (2006) Standardization Versus Customisation: The Role of Culture. In: European Association Agricultural Economics Seminar, Chania, 29 June 2006.
  • Hubbard C, Bourlais M & Garrod G (2006) Farmers' Perception of Animal Welfare Across the UK Farm Assurance Schemes. In: The Rural Citizen, Culture and Well-Being in the 21st Cenury Conference 2006, Plymouth, 5 April 2006.
  • Bourlakis M & Grant D (2005) Logistics and Supply Chain Issues in Event Management: The Case of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. In: Logistics Research Network 2005, Plymouth, UK, 7 September 2005.
  • Bourlakis M, Mamalis S & Sangster J (2005) Planned Verus Unplanned Grocery Shopping Behaviour: An Empirical Study. In: 5th WSEAS International Conference 2005, Corfu, 23 August 2005.
  • Mamalis S, Ness M & Bourlakis M (2005) Tangible and Intangible Factors of Store Image. In: 5th WSEAS International Conference 2005, Corfu, 23 August 2005.
  • Ness M, Bourlakis M & Priporas C (2005) The Greek Food Shopper: Segmentation on the Basis of Attitudes to Store Features. In: 13th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades EAERCD 2005, Lund University, 29 June 2005.
  • Bourlakis M & Bourlakis C (2004) Integrating Logistics and Information Technology Strategies for Sustainable Competitive Advantage. In: European Applied Business & Research Conference, Edinburgh, 14 June 2004.
  • Bourlakis M, Tregear A & Allinson J (2004) The Potential of Collective Distribution Schemes: The Case of the UK North East Food and Drink Sector. In: Logistics Research Network 2004, Dublin, Ireland, 9 September 2004.
  • Bourlakis M & Zazopoulos T (2003) An Empirical Investigation of Consumer Responses to Stock-Outs During In-Store Promotion. In: 8th International Symposium on Logistics, Seville, 6 July 2003.
  • Allinson J & Bourlakis M (2003) Integration and the Fat Lamb Supply Chain: Obstructive and Conducive Influences, Structures and Agency, Pre and Post FMD. In: 8th Logistics Research Network Conference 2003, Cass Business School, City University, 10 September 2003.
  • Bourlakis M & Allinson J (2002) The Aftermath of the Food and Mouth Crisis in Agricultural Logistics: The Case of the UK Fat Lamb Chain. In: Logistics Research Network 7th annual conference, Birmingham, 5 June 2002.
  • Bourlakis M (2001) Strategy and Efficiency in Retailing: The Relevance of Information Technology and Retail Logistics. In: 11th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades (EAERCD), Tilburg, 27 June 2001.
  • Bourlakis M & Bourlakis C (2001) Logistics and Information Technology: The Formation of Retail Networks. In: Logistics Research Network 6th annual conference, Edinburgh, 13 September 2001.
  • Bourlakis M (2000) Logistics Strategy in Greek Food Multiple Retailing: Emergent or Deliberate?. In: Logistics Educators Conference 2000, Athens, 14 May 2000.
  • Bourlakis C & Bourlakis M (2000) A Simultaneous Equations Framework of Retail Change. In: 6th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades (The European Assoc for Educaiton and Research in Commercial Distribution) 2000, Barcelona, 13 July 2000.
  • Bourlakis M (2000) Logistics Strategy During Retail Internationalisation: The Case of Green Food Multiple Retailing. In: 5th Logistics Research Network Conference 2000, Cardiff Business School, 7 September 2000.
  • Bourlakis M (1999) The Application of the Eclectic Paradigm into Greek Food Multiple Retailing. In: 10th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades (The European Assoc for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution) 1999, Stirling, 26 September 1999.
  • Bourlakis M (1998) European Food Retail Internationalisation: An Inter-Country Comparison of the 10 Largest Players. In: 5th International Conference on Education in Commercial Distribution (The European Assoc for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution) 1998, Asker, 25 June 1998.
  • Bourlakis M (1997) Transaction Costs, Internationalisation and Logistics: The Case of European Food Retailing. In: 9th International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades (The European Association for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution) 1997, Leuven University, 17 July 1997.
  • Bourlakis C, Bourlakis M & Dawson J (1996) The Rise of Retailer Power in the Greek Food Retail Sector, 1988-1994. In: Channel Productivity: Efficiency in Retailing and Merchandising, Mons, 4 October 1996.
  • Zissis D, Aktas E & Bourlakis M Sustainable Logistics Model in Food Supply Chain. In: 3rd International Conference on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change, Marathaon, 10-16 July 2016.

Books

  • Zeimpekis V, Bloemhof J & Bourlakis M (In Press) (2017) Reverse Logistics in Food Supply Chains. In: Market, Business and Sustainability. Vlachos I, Malindretos G (ed.), Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Bourlakis M (In Press) (2017) Channels of Distribution. In: Encyclopedia of Marketing. Lee N, Farrell A (ed.), Wiley.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Fotopoulos C (In Press) (2017) Sustainability in Value Chains: Empirical Evidence from the Greek Food Sector. In: Sustainable Value Chain Management: Analyzing, Designing, Implementing and Monitoring for Social and Environmental Responsibility. Lindgreen A, Sen S, Maon F Vanhamme J (ed.), Gower Publishing.
  • Dennis C, Papagiannidis S, Alamanos E & Bourlakis M (2017) The role of brand attachment and its antecedents in brand equity in Higher Education: an extended abstract. In: Creating Marketing Magic and Innovative Future Marketing Trends: Proceedings of the 2016 Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference. Maximilian Stieler (ed.), Springer, p. 287-292.
  • Bourlakis M (2016) Channels of Distribution. In: Wiley Encyclopedia of Marketing, Wiley.
  • Bourlakis M, Magalaras G, Aktas E, Gallear D & Fotopoulos C (2016) Does Firm Size Influence Sustainable Performance in Food Supply Chains: Insights from Greek SMEs. In: Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Past, Present and Future (forthcoming). Pawar K, Rogers H, Potter A, Naim M (ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, p. 253-265.
  • Maglaras G, Bourlakis M & Fotopoulos C (2013) Sustainability in Value Chains: Empirical Evidence from the Greek Food Sector. In: Sustainable Value Chain Management: A Research Anthology. Lingreen A, Sen S, Maon F, Vanhamme J (ed.), Gower Publishing.
  • Spence LJ & Bourlakis M (2011) Social Responsibility in the Supply Chain: CSR or Corporate Social Watchdogs?. In: Business Ethics and Corporate Sustainability. Tencati A, Perrini F (ed.), Edward Elgar, p. 164-176.
  • Bourlakis M, Vlachos I & Zeimpekis V (2011) Introduction. In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks. Bourlakis M, Vlachos I, Zeimpekis V (ed.), Blackwell-Wiley, p. 1-6.
  • Bourlakis M (2011) Retailing Technologies in the Agrifood Chain. In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks. Bourlakis M, Vlachos I, Zeimpekis V (ed.), Blackwell-Wiley, p. 27-36.
  • Bourlakis M & Vlachos I (2011) E-Business Applications in the European Food and Beverages Industry: Evidence from the Wine Sector. In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks. Bourlakis M, Vlachos I, Zeimpekis V (ed.), Blackwell-Wiley, p. 167-178.
  • Bourlakis M, Vlachos I & Zeimpekis V (2011) Conclusions. In: Intelligent Agrifood Chains and Networks. Bourlakis M, Vlachos I, Zeimpekis V (ed.), Blackwell-Wiley, p. 281-287.
  • (2011) Intelligent Agri-Food Chains and Networks.
  • Bourlakis M & Matapoulos A (2010) Trends in Food Supply Chain Management. In: Delivering Performance in Food Supply Chains. Mena C, Stevens G (ed.), Woodhead Publishing, p. 511-527.
  • Bourlakis M, Grant D & Weightman P (2009) Food Business Management: Principles and Practice. In: Food Science and Technology. Campbell-Platt G (ed.), Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, p. 411-435.
  • Bourlakis M, Papagiannidis S & Fox H (2008) Trusting the Consumer Avatar: an Examination of Trust and Risk Factors in Electronic and Virtual Retailing. In: Trust and New Technologies: Marketing and Management on the Internet and Mobile Media. Kautonen T, Karjaluoto H (ed.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 40-55.
  • Papagiannidis S & Bourlakis M (2007) Advertising in the Networked Environment: Implications for Fair Use, Media Convergence and Consumer Privacy. In: Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security. Quigley M (ed.), Hershey, PA: Idea Group, p. 15-22.
  • Bourlakis M & Vizard C (2007) Fair Trade : a Basis for Adequate Producers' Incomes, Farm Reinvestment and Quality and Safety Focused Production. In: Handbook of Organic Food Safety and Quality. Leifert C (ed.), Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, p. 454-465.
  • Bourlakis M & Weightman P (2004) Introduction to the UK Food Supply Chain. In: Food Supply Chain Management. Bourlakis M, Weightman P (ed.), Oxford: Blackwell Publications, p. 1-10.
  • Bourlakis C & Bourlakis M (2004) The Future of Food Supply Chain Management. In: Food Supply Chain Management. Bourlakis M, Weightman P (ed.), Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, p. 221-230.
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