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Profiles

Dr Anabela Soares

Lecturer in Strategy and Operations Management

Plymouth Graduate School of Management & Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)

Research interests

servitization | inter-firm relationships | supplychain quality management |  quality management | supply chain management |quality performance | Gamification | Sustainability

Articlesin Peer Reviewed Journals:

 

- Ruizalba, J.; Soares, A; Vallespín. M. González Porras,J. (2016). Internal market orientation and work-family balance in familybusinesses. European Journal of Family Business, 6, 46-53.

 

- Ruizalba Robledo, J.L., Soares,A., Morales Mediano, J. (2016), “Servitization and co-opetition in thepharmaceutical distribution: Back to Basics?” Universia Business Review, n.49, pp.96-115.

 

- Ruizalba, J., Soares, A. andRodriguez-Molina, M. (2015), Antecedents and Consequences of the ServitizationStrategy Implementation in the Pharmaceutical Industry, International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE), Submittedfor publication (Under review).

 

- Soares, A. and Nazarian, A.(2015), “Using simulations when teaching management”, informED, 25, March,2015, [online], Available at:

 http://informed.edublogs.org/2015/03/25/using-simulations-when-teaching-management/.

 

 - Soares, A., Soltani, E. and Liao, Y. (2012),"The influence of inter-firm relationships on Supply Chain QualityManagement: A Survey of UK firms", InternationalJournal of Global Management Studies Professional (IJGMSP), Vol. 4 No.2,pp. 17-32.

 

BOOKchapters:

 

Ruizalba Robledo, J.L. and Soares,A. (2015), Internal Market Orientation and strategy implementation, (Chapter 11,pp. 183-194) In: Casademunt, A. (eds), StrategicLabor Relations Management in Modern Organizations, IGI Global PublishingHouse.

Available at: www.igi-global.com/book/strategic-labor-relations-management-modern/145653

 

ConferenceParticipations:

 

- Ruizalba, J.,Soares, A., Rodriguez-Molina, M. and Frías, D. (2016), Servitization and Co-Creation: Customers’ Perspective,In: Proceedings of the 2016 Center for Business & Industrial Marketing(CBIM) Academic Workshop: Extending Value Through Product, Service and PlatformInnovations, The Faculty of Economics and Business, University of the BasqueCountry – UPV/EHU (Bilbao, Spain), 29 June – 1 July, 2016.

 

- Ruizalba, J.,Soares, A. and Barry, J. (2016), Assessing the Impact of Gamification onStudents’ Engagement and Motivation, In: Proceedings of the 8th annualInternational Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN16),International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), (Barcelona,Spain), 4-6 July 2016.

 

- Ruizalba, J.,Soares, A., Banoun, A. and Rodriguez-Molina, M. (2016), Developing Entrepreneurial Intentions Through Gamification Using OnlineBusiness Challenges, In: Proceedings of the 8th annual InternationalConference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN16), InternationalAcademy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), (Barcelona, Spain),4-6 July 2016.

 

- Ruizalba, J.,Soares, A., Rodriguez-Molina, M. and Frías, D. (2016), Servitizationstrategies and Co-creation , In: Proceedings of the 2016 Spring Servitization Conference(SSC2016), Aston Business School, Alliance Manchester Business School and theAdvanced Manufacturing Research Centre at the University of Sheffield(Manchester, UK), 16-17 May 2016.

 

- Ruizalba, J.,Soares, A., Rodriguez-Molina, M. and Castañeda-García, J.A. (2016), The effect of supply chain collaboration on the servitizationstrategies in the pharmaceutical industry , In: Proceedings of The 23rd EuropeanOperations Management Association (EurOMA) conference, Norwegian University ofScience and Technology (NTNU) (Trondheim, Norway), 17-22 June 2016.

 

- Soares, A.,Soltani, E., Ruizalba, J. and Rodriguez-Molina, M. (2016), Supply chainquality management dimensions and their impact on quality performance, In:Proceedings of The 23rd European Operations Management Association (EurOMA)conference, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (Trondheim,Norway), 17-22 June 2016.

 

- Ruizalba, J., Soares, A. andRodriguez-Molina, M. (2015), Strategicfactors of servitization in the pharmaceutical industry and the impact onperformance, In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference onBusiness Servitization 2015(ICBS2015), Rey Juan Carlos University, (Madrid, Spain, 19-20 November).

 

-Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Banoun, A. and Rodriguez-Molina, M. (2015), Gamification and Entrepreneurial intentions:A Theoretical and Methodological Approach., In: Proceedings of TheInternational Gamification for Business Conference 2015 (IGBC15), September,Aston Business School, Aston University (Birmingham, UK), 21-22 September.

 

-Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Mediano, J. (2015), Servitization in the Pharmaceutical Industry, In: Proceedings ofthe 3rd International Symposium of the Society of Spanish Researchers in theUnited Kingdom, July, Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom(SRUK/CERU) (London, UK), 4th July 2015, [online], Available at: https://3rdsymposiumcerusruk.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/libro-symposium_finalversion12.pdf

 

-Ruizalba Robledo, J.L., Soares A., Almenta, E., Vallespin, M. (2015), Enhancing student engagement through Casemethod with Guest Speakers (CMGS), In: Proceedings of the 2015 Teaching andLearning Conference, June, University of West London (London, UK) (29 June2015).

 

- Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Mediano,J. (2015), Servitization and Co-Opetitionin the Pharmaceutical Industry, In: Proceedings of the 2015 SpringServitization Conference, 18-19 May 2015, Aston Business School, AstonUniversity (Birmingham, UK), pp.124-132,[online], Available at:  http://www.aston.ac.uk/aston-business-school/research/events/ssc2015/conference-presentations/

 

- Soares, A., Soltani, E. And Liao,Y. (2014), Assessing the impact ofinter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management practices, In:Proceedings of the 21st European Operations Management Association(EurOMA) conference (p.91), 20-15 June 2014, University of Palermo (Sicily,Italy).

 

- Soares, A., Soltani, E. And Liao,Y. (2012), The influence of inter-firmrelationships on Supply Chain Quality Management: A Survey of UK firms, In:Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference of the Association ofGlobal Management Studies (AGMS) (p.14), 4-6 March 2012, University ofCalifornia, Berkeley (Berkeley, USA).

 

- Soares, A. and Soltani, E.,(2011), Supply Chain Quality RelationshipManagement: managing triadic relationships towards improved performanceoutcomes,  In: Proceedings of the 14thAnnual Conference of the QMOD Conference on Quality & Service Sciences(ICQSS), 29-31 August 2011, TECNUN, University of Navarra, (San Sebastian,Spain).

 

- Soares, A. and Soltani, E.,(2011), Supply Chain Quality RelationshipManagement (SCQRM): A Step Forward, In: Proceedings of the 25th AnnualConference of the British Academy of Management (pp. 26-38), 13th – 15thSeptember 2011, Aston Business School, Aston University (Birmingham, UK).

 

- Soares, A. and Soltani, E.,(2010), An investigation into the factorsinfluencing Supply Chain Quality Management processes, In: Proceedings ofthe 24th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management, 14-16September 2010, The University of Sheffield, (Sheffield, UK).

Other academic activities

Guest Speaker appearances:

 

24/02/2016 - Cardiff Business School Seminar Series

19/04/2016 - Warwick Manufacturing Group Service SystemsResearch Group - Research Seminar Series

 

Editorial/Reviewer experience

 

●     Associate Editor for the Journalof Organisational Studies and Innovation (JOSI) (Thomson Reuters ESCIindexed).

●     Conference track chair for the Management and BusinessAcademy International Business Conference 2015.

●     Part of the International Programme Committee for the 3rdInternational Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (2016)(http://sdm-16.kesinternational.org/cmsIPCdisplay.php)

●     Reviewer for the Academy of Management 2015 Conference(Canada)

●     Reviewer for Pearson Education

●     Contributor/reviewer for Bozarth and Handfield’s new editionof “Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management”