Professor Shaofeng Liu
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Professor Shaofeng Liu

Professor of Operations Management and Decision Making

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Role


Qualifications

Professional membership

 

Roles on external bodies

Expert Evaluator for research councils: 

  • European Commision (Horizon 2020 programme)
  • 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 interests

At undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA levels:

(1) Knowledge management and decision making

  • Knowledge representation and modelling
  • Knowledge reasoning/ inference
  • Knowledge-based decision support systems

(2) Management Decision Making
  •    Decision trees
  •   Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)
  •   Analytical Network Process (ANP) 
  •   Linear Programming
  •   Group and organisational decision making
  •    Multi-criteria decision making
  •   Intelligent decision support: AI for decision making  
 (3) Operations Management
  •   Manufacturing and service processes
  •   Resource management
  •   Quality management
  •   Supply chain management 
  •   Lean operations
 (4) Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  •   Supply chain risk management
  •   Supply chain resilience
  •   Closed-loop supply chains
  •   Reverse logistics
  •   Green supply chains
(5) Business in Context
  •   Business activities 
  •   Business strategic decisions (strategy, management and leadership models)
  •   Business organisation (size, ownership)
  •   Business environment (culture, economy, state and social influences)
(6) Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems 


Award from UK HEA:
- 2013-2014 UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) seminar series, workshop on "Exploring innovative approaches to experiential teaching and learning in Management Decision Making education", held on 23rd April 2014 in Plymouth.

Staff serving as external examiners

External examiner for PhD/MPhil research degree viva:

External examiner for a great number of PhD/MPhil research degrees inside and outside UK. Some of the recent external examinations include:

  • 2019, Strathclyde University, UK. Thesis title " Exploring the application of lean manufacturing best practices in the remanufacturing context".
  • 2019, Liverpool John Moors University, UK. Thesis title "Freight Transport Modal Choice in North West England’s Atlantic Gateway".
  • 2018, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil. Thesis title "Multi-criteria web-based decision support system for resource allocation in Brazilian public universities".
  • 2018, Liverpool University, UK. Thesis title "4 step fact-based framework for solving product quality problems".
  • 2018, British University in Dubai, UAE. Thesis title "The relationship between leadership and project staff turnover".
  • 2017, Loughborough University, UK. Thesis title "A decision support framework for sustainable supply chain management".
  • 2017, Huddersfield University, UK. Thesis title "Modelling an end-to-end supply chain system using simulation".
  • 2017, Liverpool University, UK. Thesis title "Design and evaluation of sustainable packing in supply chain".
  • 2016, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Thesis title "WiMAX spectrum virtualization and network federation".
  • 2015, University of Strathclyde, thesis title "A strategic operations framework for disassembly in remanufacturing".
  • 2014, University of Central Lancashire, thesis title "Evaluation of business benefits of SaaS-based integrated enterprise systems for SMEs". 
  • 2014, University of Strathclyde, thesis title "Improving the process of cleaning in automotive remanufacturing".
  • 2013, University of Toulouse (France), thesis title " Decision support for infrastructure network vulnerability assessment in natural disaster crisis situations". 
  • 2013, Manchester University, Manchester Business School, thesis title "Knowledge Sharing by Using Knowledge Management Systems to Support Decision-Making Process in Multinational Corporations". 
  • 2013, Liverpool University, Liverpool Management School, thesis title " Carbon emission policies impact in logistics supply chain networks". 
  • 2013, Greenwich University, Greenwich Management School, thesis title "Decision Support for Operational ERP Systems Implementation in Small and Medium Enterprises".

Research interests

 Knowledge-based techniques in business and management, particularly:

  •   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 
  •   Digital business

Current PhD projects:
  • Lean knowledge management for global supply chain integration decisions, Jiang Pan.
  • Knowledge networking and mobilisation framework for lean supply chain decisions. Huilan Chen.
  • The alignment of business and information systems for improving e-Government performance. Sulaiman Alfadhel. 
  • The impact of inter-organisational knowledge management on supply chain resilience. Guoqing Zhao.
  • Business model addressing social-economic dimensions for technologydevelopment in AD diagnosis and healthcare, Bin Gao (Marie Curie Fellow on BBDiag project).
  • Innovative business model addressing the full value circle for technology development in brain cancer diagnosis and healthcare. Aira Ong (Marie Curie Fellow on AiPBAND project).
  • Supply chain collaboration in grocery retailing, Ghada Elkady , DoS - Dr J. Moizer
  • Logistics and production management: cost and investment analysis. Michael Radler. DoS - Prof Klaus Meier.
  • Supply Chain and Corporate Strategy, Andy Helming. DoS - Professor Klaus-Jurien Meier.

Grants & contracts

  • 2016-2020, Horizon 2020 project "Enhancing and implementing knowledge based ICT solutions within high risk and uncertain conditions for agriculture production systems (RUC-APS)", funded by European Commission under Marie Curie RISE scheme, €1.3M (WP leader).
  • 2017-2020, Horizon 2020 project Blood Biomarker-based Diagnostic Tools for Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease (BBDiag)", funded by European Commission under Marie Curie ETN scheme, €3.5M (Co-ordinaor:  Professor Genhua Pan from University of Plymouth).
  • 2018-2021, EUHorizon 2020 project “An Integrated Platform for Developing Brain CANcerDiagnostic Techniques (AiPBAND)”, funded by European Commission under MarieCurie ETN scheme, €3.7M (Co-ordinator: Dr Xingzhong Li from University of Plymouth). 
  • 2017-2019, EU Erasmus Plus project “Innovating youth work to foster youth active citizenship,entrepreneurship and employability (YOU-ACE)”, €197,925 (Plymouth PI: Dr Jonathan Moizer). 
  • 2015-2018, Horizon 2020 project "Innovative Quality of Experience Management in Emerging Multimedia Services (QoE-Net)", funded by European Commission under Marie Curie ETN scheme, €3.1M for the project (€547K to Plymouth, with Dr Lingfen Sun as WP leader and Professor Emmanuel Ifeachor).
  • 2015-2017, Post-doc Knowledge Transfer Partnership project Researching, evaluating and embedding sustainable technologies into Construction industry", funded by Innovate UK/EPSRC and Wates Construction, £146,000 (with Professor Steve Goodhew as Academic Lead). Link to project release on the KTP Associate, Dr Zainab Dangana
  • 2014-2016, EU Erasmus Plus KA2 project Developing online tools to foster entrepreneurship in retail sector for young people (LET IT BE PROJECT)", funded by European Commission, €120,832. Full details on the project website 
  • 2014-2015, " An Innovative, Consumer-centric Eco-system for Sustainable Water Resource Management (ICONS)", funded by ISSR Collaborative Awards scheme.
  • 2013-2014, " Exploring innovative approaches to experiential teaching and learning in Management Decision Making education", funded by UK Higher Education Academy (HEA).
  • 2013, Invited Professor, fully funded by French National Research Institute IRIT at the University of Toulouse, with Professor Pascale Zarate.
  • 2012-2013, Lean-KM project (Enabling systematic elimination of production waste to achieve lean operations through decision-focused knowledge management: beyond know-how and know-what), awarded by Social Science Collaboration scheme through University of Plymouth.
  • 2010-2012, GOM (Green Operations Management - integration challenges and decision support) project, awarded by International Research Networking and Collaboration (IRNC) Scheme through University of Plymouth, £10,000.
  • 2011, WEIR (Waste Elimination to Improve Resource Utilization for SMEs’ Sustainability) project , awarded by Research and Enterprise scheme through University of Plymouth. 
  • 2010, CoMPaSS (Cost Management in Production and Service Systems) project, awarded by Research and Enterprise scheme through University of Plymouth.
  • 2009, International travel grant, awarded by UK Royal Academy of Engineering.
  • 2008-2011, Doctor Training Account (DTA), awarded by UK EPSRC through NECTISE project (with Professor Alex Duffy), £80,000.
  • 2006-2011, UK EPSRC funded project NECTISE (Network Enabled Capability Through Integrated Systems Engineering, £8.4M), Decision Support Topic led by Professor Alex Duffy, University of Strathclyde.
  • 2006-2009, EU FP6 project VIRTUE (The Virtual Tank Utility in Europe, integrated project, €15M). The Integration Workpackage was led by Professor Alex Duffy at University of Strathclyde.
  • 2006-2009, EU FP6 project SAFEDOR (Design, Operation and Regulation for Safety, integrated project, €18M). (with Professor Alex Duffy, University of Strathclyde).
  • 2004 - 2006, UK EPSRC funded project ICID (Information Content In Documents, £1.5M), led by Professor Chris McMahon and Professor Steve Cully, University of Bath.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

Published over 180 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

  • Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Carmen Lopez, Huilan Chen, Haiyan Lu, Sachin Mangla, and Sebastian Elgueta, 2020. Risk analysis of the agri-food supply chain: A multi-method approach. International Journal of Production Research (accepted on 28/01/2020). DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2020.1725684. 
  • Sachin Kumar, Haiyan Lu, Sebastian Elgueta, Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu and Lise Hunter 2020. Key operational and institutional factors for improving food safety: a case study from Chile. Production Planning and Control (accepted for publication on 10 Jan 2020).
  • Sebastian Elgueta, Marcela Valenzuela, Marcela Fuentes, Pablo Meza, Juan Pablo Manzur, Shaofeng Liu, Guoqing Zhao and Arturo Correa. 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).
  • Sebastián Elgueta, Marcela Fuentes, Marcela Valenzuela, Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Haiyan Lu and Arturo Correa, 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.
  • Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu, Melanie Hudson Smith, Pervaiz Akhtar & Mamoon Al Bashir, 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
  • Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Carmen Lopez, Haiyan Lu, Sebastian Elgueta, Biljana Mileva Boshkoska, Huilan Chen, 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
  • Biljana Mileva Boshkoska, Shaofeng Liu, Guoqing Zhao, Huilan Chen, Alejandro Fernandez, Susana Gamboa, Mariana del Pino, Pascale Zarate, Jorge Hernandez, 2019. A Decision support system for evaluation of the knowledge sharing crossing boundaries in agri-food value chains. Computers in Industry 110: 64-80. doi.org/10.1016/j.compind.2019.04.012
  • Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu, Irina Neaga, Huilan Chen and Franklin Nakpodia, 2019. How cultural impact on knowledge sharing contributes to organizational performance: using the fsQCA approach. Journal of Business Research 94: 313-319. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.02.027.
  • Yogesh Kumar Sharma, Sachin Kumar Mangla, Pravin P. Patil, Shaofeng Liu, 2019. When challenges impede the process: For circular economy-driven sustainability practices in food supply chain. Management Decisions, https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-09-2018-1056.
  • Huilan Chen, Shaofeng Liu, Guoqing Zhao, Cécile Guyon, Biljana Mileva Boshkoska and Festus O. Oderanti, 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
  • Guoqing Zhao, Shaofeng Liu, Haiyan Lu, Carmen Lopez and Sebastian Elgueta, 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
  • Sulaiman Abdulaziz Alfadhel, Shaofeng Liu, Festus O. Oderanti, 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.
  • Xuemuge Wang, Shaofeng Liu, Jingjing Xu and Mike Roe, 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.
  • Biljana Mileva Boshkoska, Shaofeng Liu and Huilan Chen, 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.
  • Fenio Annansingh, Kerry Howell, Shaofeng Liu and JM Nunes, 2018. Academics’ Perceptions of Knowledge Sharing In Higher Education. International Journal of Educational Management 32(6): 1001-1015.
  • Zhihong Wang and Shaofeng Liu, 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/ 
  • Shaofeng Liu, Boris Delibasic, Lynne Butel and Xue Han, 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 (ABS 2* journal)
  • Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu, and Melanie Hudson Smith, 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 (ABS 2* journal)
  • Huilan Chen, Shaofeng Liu and F Oderanti, 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.
  • Oluwafemi Oyemomi, Shaofeng Liu, Irina Neaga and Ali Alkhuraiji, 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)
  • Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu, and Melanie Hudson Smith, 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)
  • A Alkhuraiji, S Liu, F Oderanti and P Megicks, 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).
  • P Zarate and S Liu, 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
  • J Moizer, D Carter and S Liu, 2015. Planning robust policing futures: modelling using multi-methodology. Industrial Management & Data Systems 115(3) (2013 Impact Factor 1.345, ABS 2 journal).
  • S Liu, J Moizer, P Megicks, D Kasturiratne and U Jayawickrama, 2014. A knowledge chain management framework for global supply chain integration decisions. Production Planning and Control 25(8): 639-649. (ABS 3* journal)
  • Uchitha Jayawickrama, Shaofeng Liu, and Melanie Hudson Smith, 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.
  • Shaofeng Liu, Pascale Zarate and Rita Ribeiro, 2014. Editorial, Special Issue on “Knowledge-based Decision Systems”. Journal of Decision Systems 23(3): 229-231. DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2014.919736 (ABDC listed journal – B status; ABS 1).
  • Ghada Elkady, Jonathan Moizer, and Shaofeng Liu, 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.
  • Ali Alkuraiji, Shaofeng Liu, Festus Oderanti, Fenio Annansingh and Jiang Pan, 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. (ABDC listed journal – B status; ABS 1).
  • David Carter, Jonathan Moizer, and Shaofeng Liu, 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.
  • S Liu, MH Smith, S Tuck, J Pan, A Alkuraiji and U Jayawickrama, 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.
  • S Liu, ZH Wang and L Liu, 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).
  • W Sun, G Zhang, J Scott and S Liu, 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
  • D Carter, J Moizer and S Liu, 2013. Using groups to support judgemental parameter estimation VISCONS: "eyeballing" to capture a qualified group consensus. Expert Systems with Applications 40(2): 715-721 (journal impact factor: 2.203; ABS 3* journal).
  • S Liu, M Leat, J Moizer, P Megicks and D Kasturiratne, 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).
  • S Liu, D Kasturiratne and J Moizer, 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)
  • [36] IM Boyle, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and S Liu, 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)
  • S Liu, RIM Young and L Ding, 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)
  • RI Whitfield, AHB Duffy, I Boyle, S Liu and I McKenna, 2011. An integrated environment for organisational decision support. Computers in Industry 62(8-9): 842-853. (ABS 3)
  • S Liu, M Leat and MH Smith, 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
  • S Liu, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield and IM Boyle, 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)
  • L Ding and S Liu, 2010. Metadata and mark-up in product and service design: a discourse. Journal of Future Internet 2(1): 74-95.
  • PJ Wild, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, S Liu, and SJ Culley, 2010. A Diary Study of information needs and document usage in the engineering domain, Journal of Design Studies 31(1): 46-73. (SCI citation)
  • S Liu, AHB Duffy, RI Whitfield, IM Boyle and I McKenna, 2009. Towards the realisation of an integrated decision support environment for organisational decision making. International Journal of Decision Support Systems Technology 1(4): 38-58.
  • S Liu and IM Boyle, 2009. Engineering Design: perspectives, challenges and recent advances. Journal of Engineering Design. 20(1): 7-19. (SCI citation)
  • S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 2008. An automatic mark-up approach for structured document retrieval in engineering design. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • 38: 418-425.
  • S Liu, CA McMahon and SJ Culley, 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)
  • S Liu and RIM Young, 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.
  • S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 2007. EDCMS: a content management system for engineering documents. International Journal of Automation and Computing, 4(1):56-70.
  • PJ Wild, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley, S Liu, 2007. Towards a method for profiling engineering documents. Journal of Theory and Applications in Mechanical Engineering 49(2): 61-70.
  • S Liu, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, SJ Culley and PJ Wild, 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. 
  • PJ Wild, SJ Culley, CA McMahon, MJ Darlington, S Liu, 2005. Starting to audit documents in the engineering domain. Journal of Strojarstvo 47(3): 21-28. ISSN 0562-1887.
  • S Liu and RIM Young, 2004. Utilizing information and knowledge models to support global manufacturing co-ordination decisions. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing 17(6): 479-492.


Books

Shaofeng Liu, 2020. Knowledge Management: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Business Decisions. Publisher: Kogan Page. ISBN-10: 0749494832, ISBN-13: 978-0749494834.

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 Delibašić and 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 Technology Vol. 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 Liu and 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 Liu and 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 Liu and 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 Liu and 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 Liu and RIM Young, 2003. Exploration of the information and knowledge structure for global manufacturing capability. 9th CACSUK. 20th September. Luton, UK.

[70] S Liu and 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.

Reports & invited lectures

·     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.

·     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.

·     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.

·     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 speech for The 5th International Conference on Society, Humanity and History (ICSHH 2015), 3-4 July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.

·     Keynote speech 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.


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Professor Alex Duffy  Dr Ali Alkhuraiji   Professor Bob Young  Professor Chris McMahon  Dr David Guerra Zubiaga  Dr Denny Cheung   Dr Hawazen Alamoudi   Dr Iain Boyle      Dr Ian Whitfield   Dr George Gunendran  Dr Jason Matthews  Dr Jie Zhao  Dr John Hopkins  Dr Karim Soliman   Dr Lian Ding    Dr Mansur Darlington    Peter Wild   Professor Roberto Rosso   Professor Steve Culley   Dr Oluwafemi Oyemomi    Dr Uchitha Jayawickrama  Dr Xuemuge Wang


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