Journal publications and book chapters
Korhonen, J., Nuur, C., Feldmann, A., and Birkie, S.E., (2018). “Circular Economy as an essentially contested concept”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 175, pp. 544-552.
Gebreslassie, M.G., Gebreyesus, H.B., Gebretsadik, M.T., Bahta, S.T. and Birkie, S.E. (2019). “Characterization of municipal solid waste’s potential for power generation at Mekelle City as a waste minimisation strategy”, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/19397038.2019.1645757
Birkie, S. E. (2018). “Exploring business model innovation for sustainable production: Lessons from Swedish manufacturers”, Procedia Manufacturing, Vol. 25, pp. 247–254.
Birkie, S. E., Trucco, P., & Campos, P.F. (2017). “Effectiveness of resilience capabilities in mitigating disruptions: leveraging on supply chain structural complexity”, Supply Chain Management - An International Journal, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp.506-521.
Birkie, S. E., Trucco, P., & Kaulio, M. (2017). “Sustaining performance improvement under operational turbulence: The role of lean in engineer-to-order operations”, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 8, No. 4 pp.457-481.
Birkie, S. E., & Trucco, P. (2016). “Understanding dynamism and complexity factors in engineer-to-order and their influence on lean implementation strategy”, Production Planning & Control, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 345 - 359.
Dabhilkar, M., Birkie, S.E., & Kaulio, M. (2016). “Supply-side resilience capabilities as practice bundles: A critical incident study”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 36, No. 8, pp.948 - 970.
Birkie, S. E. (2016). “Operational resilience and lean: In search of synergies and trade-offs”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 185-207.
Trucco, P., Petrenj, B., Birkie, S. E. (2018). “Assessing supply chain vulnerabilities upon critical infrastructure disruptions: a multilevel modelling approach”, in Yacob Khojasteh (ed.), Supply Chain Risk Management: Advanced Tools, Models, and Developments.
Recent conference papers
Birkie, S. E., (2019, June). “Towards resilient and sustainable production systems: a resource orchestration perspective”, 26th EurOMA conference, Helsinki, Finland.
Linderson, S., Birkie, S. E., Bellgran, M. (2019, June), “Success factors for rapid roll-out of a lean method change: a pharmaceutical manufacturing case study ”, 26th EurOMA conference, Helsinki, Finland.
Birkie, S.E., Bellgran, M. & Feldmann, A. (2019, March). “Managing manufacturing footprint decisions for better sustainability”, 6th EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply chains Forum, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Birkie, S.E., Kurdve, M., Bellgran, M., & Korhonen, J. (2018, Sept). ”Implementation Challenges Affecting the Environmental Improvement Performance in Pharmaceutical Production”. In: Moon I., Lee G., Park J., Kiritsis D., von Cieminski G. (eds), Advances in Production Management Systems. Production Management for Data-Driven, Intelligent, Collaborative, and Sustainable Manufacturing. APMS 2018. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 535. Springer, Cham. (paper selected and invited for submission to a journal special issue)
Negri, A., Birkie S.E., Trucco, P. (2018, June). “The influence of structural and dynamic complexity factors on supply chain resilience: a qualitative study”, 25th EurOMA Conference, Budapest, Hungary.
Birkie, S. E., (2018, 16-18 May). “Exploring business model innovation for sustainable production: lessons from Swedish manufacturers”, 8th Swedish Production Symposium, SPS 2018, Stockholm, Sweden.