Professor Shaofeng Liu
Profiles

Professor Shaofeng Liu

Professor Shaofeng Liu can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Lean operations
  • Resource efficiency
  • Knowledge management
  • Process improvement
  • Decision making and decision support
  • Supply chain management
Biography

Biography

 
 
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Qualifications

Professional membership

 

Roles on external bodies

Expert Evaluator for research councils:
  • European Commission (Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programmes)
  • UK ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
  • UK EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
  • British Academy
  • UK Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Universities UK International (UKIERI)
Editorial Boards for international journals:
Programme Scientific Committee/ Chairing for international conferences: 
Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

At undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA and DBA levels: 
  • Knowledge management and decision making
  • Management Decision Making 
  •  Operations Management
  •  Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Business in Context
  • Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems 
  • Applying Theory to Practice (for DBA degree)
  • Research Methods for Business Students
Award from UK HEA:
Higher Education Academy (HEA) seminar series, workshop on "Exploring innovative approaches to experiential teaching and learning in Management Decision Making education". 

Staff serving as external examiners

External examiner for PhD/MPhil research degree viva:

External examiner for over 20 PhD/MPhil research degrees in UK, France, Spain, South Africa, UEA and Brazil. Some of the recent external examinations include:
  • 2023, University of Toulouse, France. Thesis  topic "A decision support system based on supply chain control tower for supply chain risk management".
  • 2023, Albi-Mines, France. Thesis topic "Designing a Data-Driven Model for Business Continuity Planning Evaluation using Robustness Indicators".
  • 2023, Huddersfield University, UK. Thesis topic "Sustainable Public Procurement: Conceptualisation, Integration and Application".
  • 2023, Strathclyde University, UK. Thesis topic "The model of supply chain collaboration in the oil and gas industry: a case of performance management in Nigeria".
  • 2022, UPV, Spain. Thesis  topic "Models and algorithms for the optimisation of replenishment, production and distribution plans in industrial enterprises ".
  • 2020, University College London, UK.
  • 2019, Strathclyde University, UK. Thesis  topic "Exploring the application of lean manufacturing best practices in the remanufacturing context".
  • 2019, Liverpool John Moors University, UK. Thesis  topic "Freight Transport Modal Choice in North West England’s Atlantic Gateway".
  • 2018, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil. Thesis  topic "Multi-criteria web-based decision support system for resource allocation in Brazilian public universities".
  • 2018, Liverpool University, UK. Thesis  topic "4 step fact-based framework for solving product quality problems".
  • 2018, British University in Dubai, UAE. Thesis  topic "The relationship between leadership and project staff turnover".
  • 2017, Loughborough University, UK. Thesis  topic "A decision support framework for sustainable supply chain management".
  • 2017, Huddersfield University, UK. Thesis  topic "Modelling an end-to-end supply chain system using simulation".
  • 2017, Liverpool University, UK. Thesis  topic "Design and evaluation of sustainable packing in supply chain".
  • 2016, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Thesis  topic "WiMAX spectrum virtualization and network federation".
  • 2015, University of Strathclyde, thesis  topic "A strategic operations framework for disassembly in remanufacturing".
  • 2014, University of Central Lancashire, thesis  topic "Evaluation of business benefits of SaaS-based integrated enterprise systems for SMEs". 
  • 2014, University of Strathclyde, thesis  topic "Improving the process of cleaning in automotive remanufacturing".
  • 2013, University of Toulouse (France), thesis  topic " Decision support for infrastructure network vulnerability assessment in natural disaster crisis situations". 
  • 2013, Manchester University, Manchester Business School, thesis  topic "Knowledge Sharing by Using Knowledge Management Systems to Support Decision-Making Process in Multinational Corporations". 
  • 2013, Liverpool University, Liverpool Management School, thesis  topic " Carbon emission policies impact in logistics supply chain networks". 
  • 2013, Greenwich University, Greenwich Management School, thesis  topic "Decision Support for Operational ERP Systems Implementation in Small and Medium Enterprises".
Research

Research

Research interests

Knowledge-based techniques in business and management, particularly: 
  •  Business decision making and intelligent decision support
  •  Knowledge management (knowledge sharing, networking and mobilisation; lean KM)
  •  Product and service value chain innovation
  •  Business process improvement
  •  Resource management and quality management 
  •  Project management
  •  Multi-criteria decision analysis and life cycle assessment
  •  Lean and green operations management 
  •  Sustainable and global supply chain management 
  •  Business intelligence and ERP systems
  •  Business models creation and innovation
  •  E-business and business digitalisation
 

Have supervised more than ten PhD students to successful completion. Some current PhD projects:
  • Using social network analytics to enhance business intelligence and decision making in food supply chain chains. Guoste Pivoraite (funded DTA).
  • Adoption of blockchain technology for sustainable food security: drivers, barriers and potential solutions for agri-food supply chain in Nigeria . Ruth Goma
  • Peer learning to support the creation of closed-loop social value networks in food sharing communities. Xinyi Li (Generation Delta Champion)
  • The Impact of effective use of Big Data Analytics on drilling operation’s performance in the upstream of the Oil and Gas value chain. Mohammad Jrakhi.
  • Innovative business model addressing the full value circle for technology development in brain cancer diagnosis and healthcare. Aira Ong (Marie Curie Fellow).
  • The Impact of sociocultural factors on consumers’ attitudes towards social media advertising and purchase intention within the luxury clothing industry. Lamis Aldawish. (Co-supervisor)
  • Analyzing The Dimensions of Relationship Marketing to Enhance Sustainable Competitive Advantage (SCA) in Ghanaian Cocoa Industry, Richard Asante
     (Co-supervisor)
 

Other research

Grants & contracts

 
Publications

Publications

Books
  • S Liu, 2020. Knowledge Management: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Business Decisions. Publisher: Kogan Page. ISBN-10: 0749494832, ISBN-13: 978-0749494834. (This book is published in both English and Chinese languages)
  • X Wang, M Roe and S Liu, 2020. The Sustainability of Oil Ports: An Holistic Framework for China. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-3-030-41519-8.
Journals
Published over 200 peer-refereed research papers, including journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, guest editorial for journal Special Issues, and editorial for books and conference/workshop proceedings. See my Google Scholar Profile
  • 2023, Agri-food supply chain resilience strategies for preparing, responding, recovering, and adapting in relation to unexpected crisis: A cross-country comparative analysis from the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Business Logistics. Open access publishing.   https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jbl.12361
  • 2023, Investigating the Impact of Food Tourism Vlogger Entrepreneurs’ Language Characteristics on Audiences’ Attitude and Behaviours. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research. DOI: 10.1108/IJEBR-02-2023-0222. 
  • 2023, Analysis factors influencing knowledge mobilization crossing boundaries of SMEs involved in the agri-food supply chains: An integrated approach. Journal of Business Research. 
  • 2023, "Does the transcultural problem really matter? An integrated approach to analyze barriers to eHealth SMEs’ development", International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research.  
  •  2022, Links between risk source identification and resilience capability building in agri-food supply chains: A comprehensive analysis. IEEE Transactions for Engineering Management.
  • 2022, Modeling enablers for building agri-food supply chain resilience: Insights from a comparative analysis between Argentina and France. Production Planning & Control. Doi: 10.1080/09537287.2022.2078246
  • 2022. Integrating circular economy and industry 4.0 for sustainable supply chain management: a dynamic capability view. Production Planning & Control. Doi: 10.1080/09537287.2022.2063198.
  • 2020. The impact of knowledge governance mechanisms on supply chain performance: empirical evidence from agri-food industry. Production Planning and Control (DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2020.1809023).
  • 2020. Risk analysis of the agri-food supply chain: A multi-method approach. International Journal of Production Research 58(16): 4851-4876. (2021-2022 IJPR top cited article)
  • 2020. Key operational and institutional factors for improving food safety: a case study from Chile. Production Planning and Control ( doi: 10.1080/09537287.2020.1796137).
  • 2020. Pesticide residues and health risk assessment in tomatoes and lettuces from farms of Metropolitan Region Chile. Molecules (accepted for publication on 14 Jan 2020).
  • 2019. Pesticide residues in ready-to-eat leafy vegetables from markets of Santiago, Chile, and consumer’s risk. Food Additives and Contaminants - Part B, 12(4): 259-267.
  • 2019. Knowledge retention in ERP implementations: the context of UK SMEs. Production Planning & Control 30(10-12): 1032-1047, DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2019.1582107
  • 2019. Blockchain technology in agri-food value chain management: a synthesis of applications, challenges and future research directions. Computers in Industry 109: 64-99. doi.org/10.1016/j.compind.2019.04.002
  • 2019. A Decision support system for evaluation of the knowledge sharing crossing boundaries in agri-food value chains. Computers in Industry 110: 64-80.
  •  2019. How cultural impact on knowledge sharing contributes to organizational performance: using the fsQCA approach. Journal of Business Research 94: 313-319.
  •  2019. When challenges impede the process: For circular economy-driven sustainability practices in food supply chain. Management Decisions 57(4), https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-09-2018-1056.
  • 2019. Identifying knowledge brokers, artefacts and channels for waste reduction in agri-food supply chains. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics, 4(3): 273-289. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSAMI.2018.099238
  • 2019. Building theory of agri-food supply chain resilience using total interpretive structural modelling and MICMAC analysis. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics 4(3-4): 235-257. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSAMI.2018.099236
  • 2019. Ideal pattern of Business and IS alignment for improving e-government services in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Software 14(2): 92-106. Doi: 10.17706/jsw.14.2.92-106.
  • 2019. A Holistic Sustainability Framework for Oil Terminals: The Case of China. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics. DOI: 10.1504/IJSTL.2020.10019947.
  • 2018. Towards a knowledge management framework for crossing knowledge boundaries in agricultural value chain. Journal of Decision Systems 27(1): 88-97. DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2018.1468173.
  • 2018. Academics’ Perceptions of Knowledge Sharing In Higher Education. International Journal of Educational Management 32(6): 1001-1015.
  • 2018. Supply Chain Coordination under Trade Credit and Quantity Discount with Sales Effort Effects. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Volume 2018, Article ID 2190236, 15 pages. doi.org/10.1155/2018/2190236(open access journal) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/2018/2190236/
  • 2017. Sustainable knowledge-based DSS: perspectives, new challenges and recent advance. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 117(7): 1318-1322-6. Doi: 10.1108/IMDS-04-2017-0137 
  • 2017. Knowledge prioritisation for ERP implementation success: perspectives of clients and implementation partners in UK industries. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 117(7): 1521-1546. Doi: 10.1108/IMDS-09-2016-0390
  • 2017. A Knowledge Network and Mobilisation Framework for Lean Supply Chain Decisions in Agri-food Industry. International Journal of Decision Support System Technology 9(4): 37-48. DOI: 10.4018/IJDSST.2017100103.
  • 2016. How knowledge sharing and business process contribute to organizational performance: using the fsQCA approach. Journal of Business Research 69(11): 5222-5227. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.04.116 (ABS 3* Journal)
  • 2016. Empirical evidence of an integrative knowledge competence framework for ERP systems implementation in UK industries. Computers in Industry 82: 205-223. doi:10.1016/j.compind.2016.07.005(ABS 3* Journal)
  • 2016. New structured knowledge network for strategic decision making in IT innovative and implementable projects. Journal of Business Research 69(5): 1534-1538 (ABS 3* Journal).
  • 2016. A new trend for knowledge-based decision support systems design. International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences 8(3): 305-324. http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijids
  • 2015. Planning robust policing futures: modelling using multi-methodology. Industrial Management & Data Systems 115(3) (2013 Impact Factor 1.345, ABS 2 journal).
  • 2014. A knowledge chain management framework for global supply chain integration decisions. Production Planning and Control 25(8): 639-649. (ABS 3*journal)
  • 2014. An ERP Knowledge Transfer Framework for Strategic Decisions in Knowledge Management in Organizations. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology 5(4): 301-308. ISSN: 2010-0248.
  • 2014. Editorial, Special Issue on “Knowledge-based Decision Systems”. Journal of Decision Systems 23(3): 229-231. DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2014.919736 .
  • 2014. A Decision Support Framework to Assess Grocery Retail Supply Chain Collaboration: A System Dynamics Modelling Approach. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology 5(4): 232-238. ISSN: 2010-0248.
  • 2014. Knowledge network modelling to support decision-making for strategic intervention in IT project-oriented change management. Journal of Decision Systems 23(3): 285-302. DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2014.886499. 
  • 2014. Using Scripts for the Construction of Management Simulation Models in the Context of Multi-Agency Engagement. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology 5(4): 273-279. ISSN: 2010-0248.
  • 2014. Where can knowledge-based decision support systems go in contemporary business management – a new architecture for the future. Journal of Economics, Business and Management 3(5): 498-504. ISSN: 2301-3567.
  • 2014. An integrated sustainability analysis approach to support strategic decision making in green supply chain management. Intelligent Decision Technology – an International Journal 8(1): 3-13 (extended from the IFIP 8.3 2012 DSS Conference, Special Issue on Decision Support Systems).
  •  2013. Rural-urban migration decision making process: a whole and personal support network analysis. International Journal of Information and Decision Science 5(3): 312-330. DOI: 10.1504/IJIDS.2013.055928
  • 2013. Using groups to support judgemental parameter estimation VISCONS: "eyeballing" to capture a qualified group consensus. Expert Systems with Applications40(2): 715-721 (journal impact factor: 2.203; ABS 3*journal).
  • 2013. A decision-focused knowledge framework to support collaborative decision making for lean supply chain management. International Journal of Production Research 51(7): 2123-2137 (ABS 3* journal).
  • 2012. A hub-and-spoke model for multi-dimensional integration of green marketing and sustainable supply chain management. Journal of Industrial Marketing Management 41(4): 581-588. (ABS 3* journal). (SCI citation)
  • 2012. The impact of resources on decision making. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing 26(4): 407-423. (journal impact factor: 0.64)
  • 2011. A decision support system for global manufacturing co-ordination in the automotive industry. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing 24(4): 285-301 (2* journal on ABS list). (SCI citation)
  • 2011. An integrated environment for organisational decision support. Computers in Industry 62(8-9): 842-853. (ABS 3)
  • 2011. State-of-the-art sustainability analysis methodologies for efficient decision support in green production operations. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering 4(3): 236-250. DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2011.574744
  • 2010. Integration of decision support systems to improve decision support performance. Knowledge and Information Systems - An International Journal 22(3): 261-286.DOI 10.1007/s10115-009-0192-4. (SCI citation)
  • 2010. Metadata and mark-up in product and service design: a discourse. Journal of Future Internet 2(1): 74-95.
  • 2010. A Diary Study of information needs and document usage in the engineering domain, Journal of Design Studies 31(1): 46-73. (SCI citation)
  • 2009. Towards the realisation of an integrated decision support environment for organisational decision making.International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology1(4): 38-58.
  • 2009. Engineering Design: perspectives, challenges and recent advances. Journal of Engineering Design. 20(1): 7-19. (SCI citation)
  • 2008. An automatic mark-up approach for structured document retrieval in engineering design. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 38: 418-425.
  • 2008. A review of structured document retrieval (SDR) technology to improve information access performance in engineering document management. Computers in Industry (International Journal) 59(1): 3-16.(ABS 3 Journal)
  • 2007. An exploration of key information models and their relationships for global manufacturing decision support. Journal of Engineering Manufacture (IMechE Part B), 221(4): 711-724.
  •  2007. EDCMS: a content management system for engineering documents. International Journal of Automation and Computing, 4(1):56-70.
  • 2007. Towards a method for profiling engineering documents. Journal of Theory and Applications in Mechanical Engineering 49(2): 61-70.
  • 2006. A computational framework for retrieval of document fragments based on decomposition schemes in engineering information management. Advanced Engineering Informatics (International Journal), 20(4): 401-413.
  •  2005. Starting to audit documents in the engineering domain. Journal of Strojarstvo 47(3): 21-28. ISSN 0562-1887.
  • 2004. Utilizing information and knowledge models to support global manufacturing co-ordination decisions. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing 17(6): 479-492.





























































Chapters
  • S Elgueta, A. Correa, J Hernández, S Liu, H Lu, G Saavedra, E Kehr, 2020. Pesticide residues in vegetable products and consumer’s risk in agri-food value chains. In Book “Agriculture value chain - challenges and trends in academia & industry” (Editors: Jorge Hernandez and Janusz kacprzyk). Publisher: Springer.
  • Dulekha Kasturiratne and Shaofeng Liu, 2020. The role of information and communication in marketing channels in the tea industry. In Book “Agriculture value chain - challenges and trends in academia & industry” (Editors: Jorge Hernandez and Janusz kacprzyk). Publisher: Springer.
  • MME Alemany, Ana Esteso, A. Ortiz, J. Hernández, A. Fernández, A. Garrido, J. Martín, S. Liu, G. Zhao, C. Guyon, R. Ianaccone, 2020. conceptual framework for crop-based agri-food supply chain characterization under uncertainty. In Book “Agriculture value chain - challenges and trends in academia & industry” (Editors: Jorge Hernandez and Janusz kacprzyk). Publisher: Springer.
  • Sulaiman Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu and Festua Oderanti, 2019. Business and Information System alignment theories built on eGovernment service practice: An holistic literature review. IntechOpen, online.
  • Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Huilan Chen, Carmen Lopez, Jorge Hernandez, Cécile Guyon, Rina Iannacone, Nicola Calabrese, Hervé Panetto, Janusz Kacprzyk and MME Alemany, 2019. Value-chain wide food waste management: a systematic literature review. Book on “Decision Support Systems IX: Main Developments and Future Trends”. P.S.A. Freitas et al (Eds.). In series of Lecture Notes in Business Processing (LNBIP), vol. 348, pp. 41-54. Published by Springer Nature Switzerland AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-18819-1_4.
  • Sulaiman Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu, Festus O. Oderanti, 2017. Business process modelling and visualisation to support e-government decision making: Business/IS alignment. Springer book on “Decision Support Systems VII –Data, Information and Knowledge Visualisation in Decision Making” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), volume 282, published in 2017. ISSN: 1865-1348.
  • Irina Neaga, Shaofeng Liu, Lai Xu, Huilan Chen and Yuqiuge Hao, 2015. Cloud Enabled Big Data Business Platform for Logistics Services: A Research and Development Agenda. Springer book on “Decision Support Systems V – Big Data Analytics in Decision Making” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), volume 228, published in 2015. ISSN: 1865-1348
  • Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu and Irina Neaga, 2015. The Contribution of Knowledge Sharing to Organizational Performance and Decision Making: A Literature Review. Springer book “Decision Support Systems IV: Information and Knowledge Management in Decision Process” in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), volume 221, pp. 1-12, published in 2015.
  • S Liu and P Zarate, 2014. Knowledge-based decision support systems: a survey on technologies and application domains. In “Group Decision and Negotiation: A Processed-Oriented View” (edited by P Zarate, G.E. Kersten and J.E. Hernandez; published by Springer), Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), vol. 180, pp. 62-71.
  • J Pan, S Liu, S Tuck and A Alkuraiji, 2014. A framework for optimizing inventory level of global critical knowledge to support group decision making. In “Group Decision and Negotiation: A Processed-Oriented View” (edited by P Zarate, G.E. Kersten and J.E. Hernandez; published by Springer), Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), vol. 180, pp. 81-89.
  • K Soliman, S Liu and D Song, 2014. The network perspective of supply chain risks to support group decision making in fast moving consumer goods in Middle East region. In “Group Decision and Negotiation: A Processed-Oriented View” (edited by P Zarate, G.E. Kersten and J.E. Hernandez; published by Springer), Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), vol. 180, pp. 254-261.
  • U Jayawickrama, S Liu and MH Smith, 2013. An integrative knowledge management framework to support ERP implementation for improved management decision making in industry. In book “Decision Support Systems II – Recent Developments Applied to DSS Network Environments”, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Hernández JE, Liu S, Zarate P, Dargam F, Delibašic B and Ribeiro R (Eds.): EWG-DSS 2012, LNBIP 164, pp.86-101. Springer, Heidelberg (2012), ISSN 1865-1348, ISBN 978-3-642-32190-0.
  • Fátima Dargam, Isabelle Linden, Shaofeng Liu, Rita A. Ribeiro and Pascale Zaraté, 2013. The Development Roadmap of the EWG-DSS Collab-Net Project: A Social Network Perspective of DSS Research Collaboration in Europe. In book on “Decision Support Systems II – Recent Developments Applied to DSS Network Environments”, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Hernández JE, Liu S, Zarate P, Dargam F, Delibašic B and Ribeiro R (Eds.): EWG-DSS 2012, LNBIP 164, pp. 1-18. Springer, Heidelberg (2012), ISSN 1865-1348, ISBN 978-3-642-32190-0.
  • S Liu, F Annansingh, J Moizer, L Liu and W Sun, 2012. A Knowledge System for Integrated Production Waste Elimination in Support of Organisational Decision making. In book on “Decision Support Systems – Collaborative Models and Approaches in Real Environments”, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Hernández JE, Zarate P, Dargam F, Delibašic B, Liu S and Ribeiro R (Eds.): EWG-DSS 2011, LNBIP 121, pp. 134-150. Springer, Heidelberg (2012), ISSN 1865-1348, ISBN 978-3-642-32190-0. (EI index)
  • S Liu, ZH Wang and L Liu, 2012. An integrated sustainability analysis approach to support holistic decision making in sustainable supply chain management. In book “Fusing Decision Support Systems into the Fabric of the Context”. Respico A and Burstein F (eds). In the series of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. IOS Press. ISSN 0922-6389 (print), ISSN 1879-8314 (online). Volume 238, pp.391-402.
  • S Liu and M Jiang, 2011. Providing efficient decision support for green operations management: an integrated perspective. In book "Efficient Decision Support Systems: Practice and Challenges - From Current to Future" (Editor: C.S. Jao). INTECH Open Access Publishers, ISBN 978-953-307-441-2. Pages: 247-270.
  • S Liu, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and IM Boyle, 2008. An integrated decision support environment for organizational decision making. In book “Collaborative Decision Making: Perspectives and Challenges” (editor: P. Zarate et al). In the series of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. IOS Press. ISSN 0922-6389. Volume 176, pp. 392-401.
  • S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 2006. An approach for document fragment retrieval and its formatting issues in engineering information management. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 3981 (editors: M Gavrilova, et al). Pages: 279-287. Berlin: Springer.
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Scholarly Editions
[1] Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Sustainable knowledge-based decision support systems for business performance improvement in real industrial environment”. Industrial Management & Data Systems (IM&DS), 2017. ISSN: 0263-5577. 2014 impact factor: 1.226. (Editors: S Liu, B Delibasic, L Butel and H Xue).

[2] Guest editor, Special Issue on “Integrated Decision Support Systems” for Journal of Decision Systems, 2015, 24(2): 103-104. Print ISSN 1246-0125, online ISSN 2116-7052 (Editors: I Linden, J Papathanasiou and S Liu).

[3] Guest editor, Special Issue on “Knowledge-Based Decision Systems” for Journal of Decision Systems, 2014, 23(2). Print ISSN 1246-0125, online ISSN 2116-7052 (Editors: S Liu, P Zarate and R Ribeiro).

[4] Guest editor, Special Issue on “Prediction, Simulation and Optimization Methods for Decision Making” for International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology, 2013, 5(3). Print ISSN: 1941-6296, online ISSN: 1941-630X (Editors: F Dargam, S Liu and I Linden).

[5] Guest editor, Special Issue on “Modelling Decision Systems for Critical Applications” for International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology, 2013, 5(2). Print ISSN: 1941-6296, online ISSN: 1941-630X (Editors: F Dargam, S Liu and I Linden).

[6] Guest editor, Special Issue on "Collaborative Decision Making" for International Journal on Information and Decision Science, 2013, 5(3). (Jason Papathanasiou, S Liu and Pascale Zarate)

[7] Guest editor, Special Issue on "Networking Decision Making and Negotiation" for International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology, 2012, 4(2). (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez and S Liu)

[8] Guest editor, Special Issue on "Networking Decision Making and Negotiation" for International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology, 2012, 4(3). (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez and S Liu)

[9] Book editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems VII – Data, Information and Knowledge Visualisation in Decision Making” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. xxx). ISBN: 978-3-319-32876-8. (Editors: Isabelle Linden, S Liu, and Christian Colot).

[10]Book editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems VI – Addressing Sustainability and Societal Challenges” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 250). ISBN: 978-3-319-32876-8. (Editors: S Liu, B Delibasic and F Oderanti).

[11] Guest editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems V – Big Data Analytics in Decision Making” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 218), 2015. ISSN: 1865-1348 (Editors: B Delibasic, JE Hernández, Jason Papathanasiou, F Dargam, Pascale Zarate, R Ribeiro, S Liu, and I Linden).

[12]Guest editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems IV – Information and Knowledge Management in Decision Process” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 221), 2015. ISSN: 1865-1348, ISBN: 978-3-319-21535-8 (Editors: I Linden, S Liu, F Dargam, JE Hernández).

[13]Guest editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems III – Impact of Decision Support Systems for Global Environments” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 184), 2014. ISSN: 1865-1348 (Editors: F Dargam, JE Hernández, P Zaraté, S Liu, R Ribeiro, B Delibašićand J Papathanasiou). Online:
http://www.springer.com/computer/information+systems+and+applications/book/978-3-319-11363-0

[14]Guest editor, Springer book on “Decision Support Systems II – Recent Developments Applied to DSS Network Environments” for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 164), 2013. ISSN: 1865-1348 (Editors: Jorge Hernández, S Liu, P Zaraté, F Dargam, B Delibasic and R Ribeiro). Online: http://www.springer.com/978-3-642-41076-5

[15]Guest editor, Springer book on "Decision Support Systems – Collaborative Models and Approaches in Real Environments" for Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP vol. 121), 2012. (Jorge Hernández, Pascale Zaraté, Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, S Liu and Rita Ribeiro). ISSN 1865-1348, ISBN 978-3-642-32190-0.

[16]Editor for Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7. (Editors: S Liu, B Delibasic, I Linden and F Oderanti)

[17]Editor for Proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), 27-29 May 2015, Belgrade, Serbia. ISBN: 978-86-7680-313-2. (Editors: B Delibasic, Fatima Dargam, Pascale Zarate, Jorge Hernandez, S Liu, Rita Ribeiro, I Linden and Jason Papathanasiou)

[18]Editor for workshop proceedings, EWG-DSS 2013 Thessaloniki Workshop on “Decisions in Internet Age”, 28th – 30th May 2013, Thessaloniki, Greece. (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez, S Liu, Rita Ribeiro, Pascale Zarate, Jason Papathanasiou)

[19]Editor for workshop proceedings, EWG-DSS 2012 Liverpool Workshop on “Decision Support Systems & Operations Management Trends and Solutions in Industries”, 10th-12th April, 2012, Liverpool, UK. (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez, S Liu, Rita Ribeiro and Pascale Zarate). ISBN: 978-0-9561122-4-8.

[20]Editor for workshop proceedings, EWG-DSS 2011 London Workshop on “Decision Systems”, 23rd-24th June 2011, London, UK. (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez, S Liu, Rita Ribeiro and Pascale Zarate)

[21]Editor for workshop proceedings, EWG-DSS 2011 Paris Workshop on “Collaborative Decision Making”, 30th November – 1st December 2011, Paris, France. (Fatima Dargam, Boris Delibasic, Jorge Hernandez, S Liu, Rita Ribeiro and Pascale Zarate)

Conference Papers
[1] Alejandro Fernández, Jorge E. Hernandez Hormazabal, Shaofeng Liu, Hervé Panetto, Matías Nahuel Pankow and Esteban Sanchez, 2019. Collaborative, distributed simulations of agri-food supply chains. PRO-VE 2019 Conference, 23-25 September 2019, Turin, Italy.

[2] Bin Gao, Shaofeng Liu, Genhua Pan, and Aira Patrice R. Ong, 2019. Concept and Building Blocks of a Business Model: Systematic Literature Review. The 6th International Conference on Economics, Society and Management (ICESM 2019). August 02-04, 2019. Madrid, Spain. (Accepted for publication)

[3] Sulaiman Abdulaziz Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu and Festus Oderanti, 2019. Investigation of eGovernment services and alignment between business and information systems. The 3rd International Conference on E-commerce, E-Business and E-Government (ICEEG 2019). 18-21 June 2019, Lyon, France.

[4] Shaofeng Liu, Guoqing Zhao, Huilan Chen, A. Fernandez, D. Torres, L. Antonelli, H. Panetto and M. Lezoche, 2019. Knowledge mobilisation crossing boundaries: a multi-perspective framework for agri-food value chains. International Symposium on Applications of Modelling as an Innovative Technology in the Horticultural Supply Chain (Model-IT 2019), 9-12 June 2019, Molfetta, Italy.

[5] Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Huilan Chen, Carmen Lopez, Jorge Hernandez, Cécile Guyon, Rina Iannacone, Nicola Calabrese, Hervé Panetto, Janusz Kacprzyk, MME Alemany, 2019. Value-chain wide food waste management: a systematic literature review. International Conference on Decision Support Technology (ICDSST 2019). May 27-29, 2019. Madeira, Portugal.

[6] Sulaiman Abdulaziz Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu and Festus O. Oderanti, 2018. Ideal pattern of Business and IS alignment for improving eGovernment services in Saudi Arabia. The 27th International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD2018), 22-24 August 2018, Lund, Sweden.

[7] Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Carmen Lopez, 2018. Modelling agri-food supply chain risks using total interpretive structural modelling and fuzzy MICMAC analysis. The 29th European Conference on operational Research (Euro 2018). 8-11 July 2018, Valencia, Spain.

[8] Biljana Mileva Boshkoska, Shaofeng Liu, Huilan Chen, 2018. Towards a knowledge management framework for crossing knowledge boundaries in agricultural value chain. The 19th Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems(IFIP DSS 2018). The theme of the conference is “DSS Research Delivering High Impacts to Business and Society”.13-15 June 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (accepted to be published in JDS Special Issue)

[9] Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu and Carmen Lopez, 2018. Building theory of agri-food supply chain resilience using total interpretive structural modelling. The 4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology–ICDSST2018 & PROMETHEE DAYS 2018, Heraklion, Greece, 22-25 May 2018.

[10] Huilan Chen, Shaofeng Liu and Festus O. Oderanti, 2018. Theoretical and Empirical Evidence of a Knowledge Mobilization Framework for Lean Supply Chain Decisions in Agri-food Industry. The 4th International Conference on Decision Support System Technology–ICDSST2018 & PROMETHEE DAYS 2018, Heraklion, Greece, 22-25 May 2018.

[11] Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu and Carmen Lopez, 2017. A literature review on risk sources and resilience factors in agri-food supply chains. The 18th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprise (PRO-VE 2017), 18-20 September 2017, Vicenza, Italy.

[12] J. Hernandez, S. Liu, et al, 2017. Challenges and solutions for enhancing Agriculture Value Chain Decision-making. A short review. The 18th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprise (PRO-VE 2017), 18-20 September 2017, Vicenza, Italy. In IFIP Advances in Information and Communication TechnologyVol. 506 (pp. 761-774). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-65151-4_68

[13] Huilan Chen, Shaofeng Liu and Festus Oderanti, Exploring the relationship between knowledge network/ mobilisation and lean performance in agri-food chain context: A fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis. 2017 International Conference of Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA). 28-30 June 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.

[14] Sulaiman Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu, Festus O. Oderanti, 2017. Business process modelling and visualisation to support e-government decision making: Business/IS alignment. 2017 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2017). 29-31 May 2017, Namur, Belgium.

[15] Xuemuge Wang, Mike Roe, Shaofeng Liu and Jingjing Xu, 2017. A Conceptual Model for Oil Port Sustainability Policy Research – A Case of Chinese Ports. International Conference on Maritime Energy Management (MARENER 2017), 24-25 January 2017. World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden.

[16] Ali Alkhuraiji, Shaofeng Liuand Festus Oderanti, 2016. Incorporating Knowledge Networks to Address Risk associated with Decision-Making in IT Projects. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[17] Huilan Chen, Shaofeng Liu and Festus Oderanti, 2016. A conceptual framework of knowledge networking and mobilization for lean supply chain decisions. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[18] Karim Soliman, Shaofeng Liu and Dongping Song, 2016. Identifying and Ranking Risk Factors for Supply Chain Resilience Decision Support in FMCG Industry: the Case of Middle East Region. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[19] Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu, Irina Neaga, 2016. Measuring knowledge sharing performance with DEA efficiency scores: efficiency model. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[20] Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu and Melanie Hudson Smith, 2016. Knowledge identification, categorisation and prioritisation for ERP implementation success. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[21] Sulaiman Alfadhel, Festus Oderanti, Shaofeng Liu, 2016. IS alignment theories built on e-government service practice. Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016), Editors: S. Liu, B. Delibasic, I. Linden and F. Oderanti. 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-18-4102-409-7.

[22] Sulaiman Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu and Festus Oderanti, Understanding of business and information systems alignment – an initial review. 2016 International Conference of Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA). 21-23 March 2016, Valencia, Spain.

[23] Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu, Irina Neaga, 2016. How knowledge sharing and business process contributes to organizational performance: using fsQCA approach. 2016 International Conference of Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA). 21-23 March 2016, Valencia, Spain.

[24] Naoufel Cheikhrouhou, Paul de Vrieze, Emanuele Giovannetti, Shaofeng Liu, Ying Xie, Lai Xu and Hongnian Yu, 2016. Big Data Empowered Logistics Services Platform. ITS2016, 7-9 September 2016, Cambridge, UK.

[25] David Carter, Jonathan Moizer and Shaofeng Liu, 2015. Informing Secondary School Decision Making within a competitive market environment. Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, July 19-23, 2015.

[26] Ali Alkhuraiji, Shaofeng Liu, Festus Oluseyi Oderanti, Phil Megicks, 2015. New Structured Knowledge Network for strategic decision making in IT Innovative and implementable projects. 2015 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Conference (GIKA 2015), 14-16 July 2015, Valencia, Spain.

[27] Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu and Melanie Hudson Smith, 2015. Empirical evidence of an integrative knowledge competence framework for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems implementation in UK industries. 2015 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Conference (GIKA 2015), 14-16 July 2015, Valencia, Spain.

[28] Fatima Dargam, Pascale Zaraté, Rita Ribeiro and Shaofeng Liu, 2015. The Role of Decision Making in the Big Data Era. In Proceedings of EWG-DSS 1st International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2015), 27-29 May 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.

[29] Irina Neaga, Shaofeng Liu, Lai Xu, Huilan Chen and Yuqiuge Hao, 2015. Cloud Enabled Big Data Business Platform for Logistics Services: A Research and Development Agenda. EWG-DSS 1st International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2015), 27-29 May 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.

[30] Hawazen Alamoudi, Shaofeng Liu, Phil Megicks, and Dulekha Kasturiratne (2014) “Consumer Perceptions of Web Service Quality in Luxury Online Shopping” British Academy of Management (BAM), dated 9-11/09/2014, Belfast, UK.

[31] I. Neaga and S. Liu, 2014. The knowledge management context of cloud based big data analytics. In proceedings of 15th European Conference on Knowledge Management. 4-5 September 2014, Santarem, Portugal. Pp. 1339-1343. E‐Book ISBN: 978‐1‐910309‐35‐3, E‐Book ISSN: 2048‐8971, Book version ISBN: 978‐1‐910309‐34‐6, Book Version ISSN: 2048‐8963, CD Version ISBN: 978‐1‐910309‐36‐0, CD Version ISSN: 2048‐898X.

[32] Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu and Irina Neaga, 2014. The contribution of knowledge sharing to organisational performance: conceptual framework. The 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS). 13-18 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain

[33] U Jayawickrama, S Liu, and M H Smith, 2014. An ERP knowledge transfer framework for strategic decisions in knowledge management in organizations. In proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Strategic Management and Research. 3-4 July 2014, Plymouth, UK.

[34] D Carter, J Moizer and S Liu, 2014. Using scripts for the construction of management simulation models in the context of multi-agency engagement. In proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Strategic Management and Research. 3-4 July 2014, Plymouth, UK.

[35] Ghada Elkady, Jonathan Moizer and Shaofeng Liu, 2014. A Decision Support Framework to Assess Grocery Retail Supply Chain Collaboration: A System Dynamics Modelling Approach. In proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Strategic Management and Research. 3-4 July 2014, Plymouth, UK.

[36] S Liu and P Zarate, 2014. Knowledge Based Decision Support Systems: A Survey on Technologies and Applications Domains. In proceedings of 2014 Joint International Conference between INFORMS and EWG-DSS, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 180, (edited by Pascale Zarate, Gregory Kersten and Jorge E. Hernadez), pp. 62-72. 10-13 June 2014, Toulouse, France.

[37] J Pan, S Liu, S Tuck and Ali Alkuraiji, 2014. A framework for optimising inventory level of global critical knowledge to support group decision making. In proceedings of 2014 Joint International Conference between INFORMS and EWG-DSS, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 180, (edited by Pascale Zarate, Gregory Kersten and Jorge E. Hernadez), pp. 81-89. 10-13 June 2014, Toulouse, France.

[38] K Soliman, S Liu and D Song, 2014. The Network Perspective of Supply Chain Risks to Support Group Decision Making in Fast Moving Consumer Goods in Middle East Region. In proceedings of 2014 Joint International Conference between INFORMS and EWG-DSS, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 180, (edited by Pascale Zarate, Gregory Kersten and Jorge E. Hernadez), pp. 254-261. 10-13 June 2014, Toulouse, France.

[39] K Soliman, S Liuand D Song, 2013. Raising the bar of supply chain resilience in the Middle East Region in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry. 2013 BAM Conference. 10–12 September 2013, Liverpool, UK.

[40] A Alkuraiji, S Liu, F Annansingh and J Pang, 2013. Knowledge network modelling to support decision making for strategic intervention in IT project-oriented change management. The 26th EURO and INFORMS Joint International Conference, 1-4 July 2013, Rome, Italy.

[41] J Pan, S Liu, S Tuck and A Alkhuraiji, 2013. Optimising Inventory level of global critical knowledge for integrated decision support. The 26th EURO and INFORMS Joint International Conference, 1-4 July 2013, Rome, Italy.

[42] G. Elkady, B. Elmiligy, S. Liu and J. Moizer, 2013. E-commerce effect on the application of e-retailing in Egypt. In proceedings of the EWG-DSS 2013 Thessaloniki Workshop on “Exploring the New Directions for Decisions in the Internet Age” (editors: F. Dargam, B. Delibasic, J.E. Hernández, S. Liu, J. Papatanasiou, R. Ribeiro, P. Zaraté). Thessaloniki, Greece, 19th – 31st May 2013.

[43] F. Dargam, I. Linden, S. Liu, Rita Ribeiro and P. Zarate, 2013. EWG-DSS Collab-Net: A Social Network Perspective of DSS-Research Collaboration in Europe. In proceedings of the EWG-DSS 2013 Thessaloniki Workshop on “Exploring the New Directions for Decisions in the Internet Age” (editors: F. Dargam, B. Delibasic, J.E. Hernández, S. Liu, J. Papatanasiou, R. Ribeiro, P. Zaraté). Thessaloniki, Greece, 19th – 31st May 2013.

[44] H Alamoudi, S Liu, P Megicks and D Kasturiratne, 2013. Social Media Impacting Consumer Perception on Online Luxury Shopping. International Research Conference for the Management Disciplines (2013 BWM). 5-6 April 2013. San Francisco, USA.

[45] K Soliman, S Liuand D Song, 2013. A proactive measurement framework for supply chain resilience (2PM-SCR). The International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference (MARLOG 2013). Cairo, Egypt. 17th – 19th March, 2013.

[46] G Elkady, J Moizer, and S Liu, 2013. "Increasing Grocery Store Supply Chain Efficiency with Collaboration through the Use of a More Policy-Oriented System Dynamics Approach", 31 International System Dynamics Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA July 21–25, 2013.

[47] G Elkady, A Elgarhy, M Roe and S Liu, 2013. "Optimising the logistical transportation network: A proposed model for enhancing retail supply chain in Egypt" , proceedings of the Hamburg International Conference of Logistics Success Drivers of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 5 to 6 September 2013, Hamburg, Germany , 2013.

[48] G Elkady, M Elsayeh, J Moizer and S Liu, 2012. "A Proposed system dynamics model for Optimising the logistics distribution centre for Egyptian retail supply chain" , . In: Proceedings of International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference 2012, Alexandria, Egypt, 2012.

[49] S Liu, Z Wang and L Liu, 2012. An integrated sustainability analysis approach to support holistic decision making in sustainable supply chain management. Accepted for presentation at the 16th International Conference on Decision Support Systems (DSS2012), and will be published as a book chapter in the book "Fusing DSS into the Fabric of the Context" which will be published by IOS Press, Amsterdam, NL. Conference dates: June 28th – 30th, 2012. Anavissos, Greece.

[50] Z Wang and S Liu, 2012. An XML-based co-ordination system for logistics service supply chains. In Proceedings of International Conference on Computer and Management (CAMAN 2012). March 9th – 11th, 2012. Wuhan, China. (Ei indexed).

[51] U Jayawickrama, S Liu and M H Smith, 2012. Knowledge management for enterprise resource planning system implementation: a conceptual framework. BAM Conference. 11th – 13th September 2012, Cardiff, UK.

[52] D Dardenne, F Dargam, I Linden, S Liu, R Ribeiro, W Sun and P Zaraté, 2012. Extending the Analysis of the EURO Working Group on DSS Research Collaboration Network. The 25th European Conference on Operational Research- Stream on Decision Support Systems. Vilnius - July 8th- 11th, 2012

[53] M Masilela, F Annansingh and S Liu, 2012. Striving for Market Dominance in UK’s Private Healthcare Sector: A Case of Cygnet Healthcare. International Conference on Data Engineering. 1st – 4th April 2012. New York, USA.

[54] S Liu, G Smith and P Subramaniam, 2011. An analytical network model for decision support in global manufacturing operations management. The 5th International Conference on Management and Service Science (MASS2011). August 12th -14th, 2011, Wuhan, China.

[55] S Liuand M Jiang, 2011. Integrated Decision support for green operations management: a framework. International Conference on Remanufacturing (ICoR2011). July 27th - 29th, 2011. Glasgow, UK.

[56] S Liu, J Moizer, P Subramaniam, M Leat and I Linden, 2010. Decision support for ERP-based production management: a business intelligence perspective. The 15th International Conference on Decision Support Systems (DSS2010). July 7th -10th, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. ISSN 1647-7103.

[57] S Liu, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield, IM Boyle, et al, 2009. Decision-focused resource modelling for design decision support. 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED09). August 23rd – 27th, 2009. Stanford University, USA.In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'09), Vol. 3 on Design Organization and Management, pages: 169-180, ISBN 9-781904-670070.

[58] IM Boyle, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and S Liu, 2009. Towards an understanding of the impact of resources on the design process. 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED09). August 23rd – 27th, 2009. Stanford University, USA. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'09), Vol. 1, on Design Processes, pages: 323-334, ISBN 9-781904-670056.

[59] G Elkady, M Elsayeh, J Moizer and S Liu, 2009. "Impact of Inter- Port Competition in the Mediterranean Transhipment Container Market on the port service quality – A Case of SCCT”,14th ICPQR International Conference on Productivity & Quality Research Egypt 2009 - productivity & Quality Management: Trends, Drivers & Challenges - Alexandria 19-23 October 2009 MARITIM Jolie Ville Hotel , 2009.

[60] S Liu, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and IM Boyle, 2008. An integrated decision support environment for organizational decision making. International Conference on Collaborative Decision Making (CDM'08). In proceedings of Collaborative Decision Making: Perspectives and Challenges. ISSN 0922-6389. pp. 392-401. Toulouse, France, 1st-4th July.

[61] S Liu, AHB Duffy, IM Boyle and RI Whitfield, 2008. Knowledge reuse for decision support. Conference on Network Enabled Capability (RNEC08). October 13-14th, Leeds, UK.

[62] IM Boyle, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and S Liu, 2008. Providing decision support for the management of NEC-ready systems. Conference on Network Enabled Capability (RNEC08). October 13-14th, Leeds, UK.

[63] W Wang, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield, S Liu, and I Boyle, 2008. A design view of capability. Conference on Network Enabled Capability (RNEC08). October 13-14th, Leeds, UK.

[64] RI Whitfield, AHB Duffy, A Thomson, Z Wu and S Liu, 2007. An architecture for organisational decision support. Systems Engineering for Future Capability (SYEC’07). 12th-13th February, 2007. Loughborough, UK.

[65] S. Liu, C.A. McMahon and R.H. Bracewell, 2007. A web-based semantic information retrieval system to support decision-making in collaborative design. 16th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'07). Paris 28th -31st August. ISBN 1-904670-01-6 (for Abstract) and 1-904670-02-4 (for CD).

[66] S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 2006. An approach for document fragment retrieval and its formatting issues in engineering information management. International Conference of Computer Science and its Application (ICCSA’06). May 13th-16th, Glasgow, UK. Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3981: 279-287. (SCI citation)

[67] S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 2006. An automatic mark-up approach for structured document retrieval in engineering design. International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR08). 4-7th September. Liverpool, UK.

[68] RI Young, A Espinosa, G Gunendran, D Guerra and S Liu, 2003. Information and knowledge sharing in design decision support. 10th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications. Concurrent Engineering: Advanced Design, Production and Management Systems. pp.147-153. 26-30th July. Portugal.

[69] S Liuand RIM Young, 2003. Exploration of the information and knowledge structure for global manufacturing capability. 9th CACSUK. 20th September. Luton, UK.

[70] S Liuand RIM Young, 2001. Information models for the global manufacturing enterprises. International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR01). In proceedings of Advances in Manufacturing Technology – XV: 307-312. 4-6th September. Cardiff, Wales, UK.

[71] S Liu, JH Zhang, ZX Zhou and J Yang, 2000. Experimental study on turning crystal material to pursue mirror surface. 5th International Conference on Progress of Machining Technology (ICPMT 2000). In Proceedings of Progress of Machining Technology. Pp. 206-209. September 16-20th. Beijing, China.

[72] L Guo and S Liu, 1995. Analysis of dynamic performance of hybrid bearings. First International Conference on Computer Engineering Computation and Computer Simulation. In Proceedings. ISBN7-81053-006-2. September 1-4th. Changsha, China.

[73] Y Chen and S Liu, 1995. A real time control system for air conditioners. Conference on IT in Air Conditioning. Best paper award. September. Chengdu, China.

[74] JC Fu, ZX Zhou, S Liu, XN Zeng. 1993. Investigation in a new alarm system for cutting and grinding process. IMCC’93, Proceedings of the Sixth International Manufacturing Conference. Hong Kong, 10-12th March,1993,Vol.1.

Presentations and posters
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Reports & invited lectures

  • 2023  Keynote speaker for the 7thInternational Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Government (ICEEG 2023), 27-29 April 2023, Plymouth, UK. Talk title: Digital innovation and technologies for businesses in agri-food supply chains: gaps, barriers, challenges and potential solutions. 
  • 2023 Keynote speaker for the 3rd China Hunan Open Innovation and Transnational Technology Transfer Conference (OBOR-ASMT), 14-15 August 2023, Zhengzhou, China.
  • 2022 Keynote speaker for International Conference on Agricultural Information Measurement (ICASAST), Zhengzhou, China, 4-6 August 2022. Talk title: An international virtual community for knowledge mobilisation and e-collaborationto enhance agri-food value chain resilience. 
  • 2022 Keynote speaker for Advance Higher Education Workshop on Diversifying Leadership, held at University of Roehampton, London, 8 June 2022. Talk title: How to pave our own way?
  • 2022  Keynote speaker for the 6th International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Government (ICEEG 2022), held online, April 27-29, 2022. Talk title: An international virtual community for knowledge mobilisation and e-collaboration to enhance agri-food value chain resilience. 
  • 2022 Keynote speaker for the 6th International Conference on Management Service Sciences (ICMSS 2022), Wuhan, China, 7-9 January 2022. Talk: Knowledge mobilisation crossing boundaries in value chain management.
  • 2021 Keynote speaker for International Conference on Advanced Enterprise Information Systems (AEIS 2021), St Petersburgh, Russia, 18-20 June 2021. Talk: Creating a culture to foster knowledge sharing and organisational learning in businesses.
  • 2021 Keynote speaker for International Conference on e-commerce, e-business and e-government (ICEEG), Rome, Italy, 28-30 April 2021. Talk: Agri-food business digitalisation: virtual knowledge networks and global communities of practice.
  • 2021 Keynote speaker for International Conference on Leadership and Management (ICLM 2021), Hawaii, USA, 9-11 March 2021. Talk: The tale of two strands: knowledge lifecycle and deep learning in business management education.
  • Keynote speaker for 2020 International Conference on Leadership and Management (ICLM 2020), Paris, 3-5 March 2020. Talk: The role of leadership in creating organizational competence in knowledge economy.
  • Keynote speaker for 2019 The 3rd International Conference on E-Education, E-Business and E-Technology (ICEBT 2019), August 02-04, 2019. Madrid, Spain. Keynote speech: Business model innovation: challenges and implications for healthcare service.
  • Keynote speaker for 2019 International Conference on e-commerce, e-business and e-government (ICEEG), 18-21 June, 2019, Lyon, France. Keynote speech: Decision support in the context of business digitization - A knowledge-based, learning-led and value-driven framework for agri-food chains.
  • Keynote speaker for 2018 Logistics Research Network Conference (LRN 2018), 5-7 September 2018, Plymouth, UK. Keynote speech: Knowledge sharing crossing boundaries to improve value chain performance in agriculture - Report from EU funded RUC-APS project.
  • Keynote speaker for 2018 International Conference on Economics, Society and Management (ICESM 2018), 5-7 July 2018, Beijing, China (conference chair and keynote speaker). Keynote speech: Knowledge Management (KM) - evolution, trend and application in food value chain - With case from EU funded RUC-APS project.
  •  2017 International Conference on E-business, Management and Economics (ICEME 2017), 27-29 October 2017, Birmingham, UK (conference chair and keynote speaker).
  • Keynote speaker for The 5th International Conference on Society, Humanity and History (ICSHH 2015), 3-4 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Keynote speaker for 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics and Marketing Management (CEBMM 2014), 15-16 February 2014, Hong Kong.
  • Invited presentation, “Contemporary Knowledge-based Decision Support Systems: Towards a Multi-perspective Approach”, research seminar, 16 September 2013. University of Toulouse, France.
  • Invited presentation, “Integrated decision support for green operations management”, Durham Business School research seminar, 22 July 2010.

Conferences organised

[13]  2016 International Conference on Decision Support System Technology (ICDSST 2016)  , 23-25 May 2016, Plymouth, UK. [12] International Conference on Decision Support Systems Technology (ICDSST 2015), Belgrade, 27-31 May 2015.
[11] The 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS 2014), Barcelona, 13-18 July 2014.
[10] The 4th International Conference on Strategic Management and Research (ICSMR 2014), Plymouth, UK, 3rd - 4th July 2014.
[9] The 4th International Conference on Financial Management and Economics (ICFME 2014), Plymouth, UK, 3rd - 4th July 2014.
[8] The 3rd International Conference on Society, Humanity and History (ICSHH 2014), Plymouth, UK, 3rd - 4th July 2014.
[7] The 26th Euro Conference on Operational Research and INFORMS joint International Conference, Decision Support Systems Stream, Rome, Italy, 1st – 4th July 2013 . 
[6] Euro Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS) 2013 Annual Workshop in Thessaloniki, Greece, 29th – 31st May 2013. 
[5] Mini Euro Conference jointly organized by Working Groups on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS); Experimental Economics (EWG E-CUBE), the EURO Working Group on Methodology of Societal Complexity (MSC) and the EURO Working Group on OR in Agriculture and Forest Management. 27th – 29th October 2013, Graz, Austria. 
[4] The 25th Euro Conference on Operational Research, Decision Support Systems Stream, Vilnius, Lithuania, June 2012.
[3] Euro Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS) 2012 Annual Workshop in Liverpool, UK, April 2012.
[2] Joint Workshop between EWG-DSS and Decision Analysis, 30th November – 1st December 2011, Paris, France.
[1] Euro Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS) 2011 London Workshop in London, UK, June 2011.

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