Dr Mark Stevenson

Senior Lecturer

PhD Supervision

Workload Control; Supply Chain Resilience; Social Sustainability; Behavioral Operations Management.

Coordinating offshored operations in emerging economies: a contingency-based study
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 07/2014 In: International Journal of Production Economics. 153, p. 323-339. 17 p.
Journal article

Lean control for make-to-order companies: integrating customer enquiry management and order release
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Fredendall, L., Melnyk, S.A. 03/2014 In: Production and Operations Management. 23, 3, p. 463-476. 14 p.
Journal article

Card-based workload control for job shops: improving COBACABANA
Thurer, M., Land, M., Stevenson, M. 01/2014 In: International Journal of Production Economics. 147 Part A, p. 180-188. 9 p.
Journal article

The applicability and impact of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems: results from a mixed method study on Make-To-Order (MTO) companies
Aslan, B., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2014 In: Computers in Industry.
Journal article

Implementing social sustainability in the Bangladeshi apparel industry: isomorphism, diffusion, decoupling and change in institutional logics due to environmental shocks
Huq, F., Stevenson, M., Zorzini, M. 2014
Conference paper

Diffusion of social sustainability in the Bangladeshi apparel industry: isomorphism, decoupling and change in institutional logics due to environmental shocks
Huq, F., Stevenson, M., Zorzini, M. 2014
Conference paper

A card-based delivery date promising approach for high-variety manufacturing
Land, M., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. 2014
Conference paper

Buffer analysis: a framework for decomposition
Land, M., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. 2014
Conference paper

The design of simple subcontracting rules for make-to-order shops: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Qu, T., Filho, M. 2014 In: European Journal of Operational Research.
Journal article

Small manufacturers in Brazil: competitive priorities vs. capabilities
Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. 2014 In: International journal of advanced manufacturing technology.
Journal article

A case study of the successful implementation of workload control: a practitioner-led approach
Silva, C., Stevenson, M., Thurer, M. 2014 In: Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.
Journal article

Socially responsible sourcing: reviewing the literature and its use of theory
Zorzini, M., Hendry, L., Huq, F., Stevenson, M. 2014 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management.
Journal article

An exploratory analysis of counterfeiting strategies: towards counterfeit-resilient supply chains
Stevenson, M., Busby, J. 2014 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management.
Journal article

Continuous workload control order release revisited: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Qu, T., Stevenson, M., Maschek, T., Filho, M. 2014 In: International Journal of Production Research.
Journal article

The effects of managerial decision making behavior and order book size on workload control system implementation in make-to-order companies
Stevenson, M., Vanharanta, M. 2014 In: Production Planning and Control.
Journal article

Social sustainability in developing country suppliers: an exploratory study in the readymade garments industry of Bangladesh
Huq, F., Stevenson, M., Zorzini, M. 2014 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 34, 5, p. 610-638. 29 p.
Journal article

Integrating load-based order release and priority dispatching
Land, M., Stevenson, M., Thurer, M. 2014 In: International Journal of Production Research. 52, 4, p. 1059-1073. 15 p.
Journal article

Controlled order release: a performance assessment in job shops with sequence dependent set-up times
Thürer, M., Silva, C., Stevenson, M., Land, M. 2014 In: Production Planning and Control. 25, 7, p. 603-615. 13 p.
Journal article

Coping with finite storage space in job shops through order release control: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M. 09/2013 In: International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 26, 9, p. 830-838. 9 p.
Journal article

Workload control and order release in two-level multi-stage job shops: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Filho, M. 02/2013 In: International Journal of Production Research. 51, 3, p. 869-882. 14 p.
Journal article

Social sustainability in the Apparel Supply Chain: an Institutional Theory perspective
Huq, F., Stevenson, M., Zorzini, M., Hendry, L. 2013
Conference paper

Lean for small make-to-order shops: operationalizing Workload Control (WLC) using spreadsheets
Thurer, M., Filho, M., Fredendall, L., Land, M., Stevenson, M. 2013
Conference paper

Competitive priorities of small manufacturers in Brazil
Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. 2013 In: Industrial Management and Data Systems. 113, 6, p. 856-874. 19 p.
Journal article

The role of services in flexible supply chains: an exploratory study
Stevenson, M. 2013 In: International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (IJASM). 6, 4, p. 307-323. 17 p.
Journal article

Towards an integrated Workload Control (WLC) concept: the performance of due date setting rules in job shops with contingent orders
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M. 2013 In: International Journal of Production Research. 51, 15, p. 4502-4516. 15 p.
Journal article

Workload control: Successful implementation taking a contingency-based view of production planning & control
Hendry, L., Huang, Y., Stevenson, M. 2013 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 33, 1, p. 69-103. 35 p.
Journal article

Workload control (WLC) and order release: a lean solution for make-to-order companies
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Fredendall, L. 09/2012 In: Production and Operations Management. 21, 5, p. 939-953. 15 p.
Journal article

Enterprise resource planning systems: An assessment of applicability to make-to-order companies
Aslan, B., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 09/2012 In: Computers in Industry. 63, 7, p. 692-705. 14 p.
Journal article

Customer enquiry management in global supply chains: a comparative multi-case study analysis
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 04/2012 In: European Management Journal. 30, 2, p. 121-140. 20 p.
Journal article

Improving the applicability of workload control (WLC): the influence of sequence dependent set-up times on workload controlled job shops
Thurer, M., Silva, C., Stevenson, M., Land, M. 2012 In: International Journal of Production Research. 50, 22, p. 6419-6430. 12 p.
Journal article

The performance of due date setting rules in assembly and multi-stage job shops: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Huang, G., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Filho, M. 2012 In: International Journal of Production Research. 50, 20, p. 5949-5965. 17 p.
Journal article

The application of workload control in assembly job shops: an assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Huang, G. 2012 In: International Journal of Production Research. 50, 18, p. 5048-5062. 15 p.
Journal article

Supply chain uncertainty: a review and theoretical foundation for future research
Simangunsong, E.S., Hendry, L., Stevenson, M. 2012 In: International Journal of Production Research. 50, 16, p. 4493-4523. 30 p.
Journal article

A case study of the successful implementation of Workload Control: A practitioner-led approach
Silva, C., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. 2012
Conference paper

Integrating load-based order release and priority dispatching
Land, M., Stevenson, M., Thurer, M. 2012
Conference paper

Controlled order release (OR) in two-level multi-stage job shops: An assessment by simulation
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Filho, M. 2012
Conference paper

Developments, opportunities and challenges faced by small manufacturers in Brazil: An exploratory survey
Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. 2012
Conference paper

Sustainable Sourcing: a Plethora of Theories?
Hendry, L., Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M. 2012 In: Proceedings of the P&OM World Conference, 2012 Amsterdam.
Conference contribution

The theory and practice of workload control: A research agenda and implementation strategy
Stevenson, M., Huang, Y., Hendry, L., Soepenberg, E. 06/2011 In: International Journal of Production Economics. 131, 2, p. 689-700. 12 p.
Journal article

A contingency-based approach to the internationalization of operations: a multi-case analysis in Argentina
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2011 In: POMS Annual Conference (Reno) - 2011. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

A contingency-based approach to internationalization: a multi-case study analysis in Argentina
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2011 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Three decades of workload control research: a systematic review of the literature
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. 2011 In: International Journal of Production Research. 49, 23, p. 6905-6935. 31 p.
Journal article

Optimising workload norms: The influence of shop floor characteristics on setting workload norms for the workload control concept
Thurer, M., Silva, C., Stevenson, M. 2011 In: International Journal of Production Research. 49, 4, p. 1151-1171. 21 p.
Journal article

An Assessment of the Applicability of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems to Make-to-Order Companies
Aslan, B., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2011 In: 6th European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) (Ankara) - 2009.
Conference contribution

Improving the applicability of workload control (WLC): the influence of sequence dependent set-up times on the performance of WLC in job shops
Thurer, M., Silva, C., Stevenson, M. 2011 In: 17th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Porto) - 2010.
Conference contribution

Workload control due date setting rules: the key to short and reliable lead times
Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Fredendall, L. 2011 In: 22nd Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference (Reno).
Conference contribution

Product counterfeiting and supply chain resilience: The effect of production strategy
Stevenson, M., Busby, J. 2011 In: 22nd Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference (Reno).
Conference contribution

Risk from product counterfeiting and the resilience of legitimate supply chains
Busby, J., Stevenson, M. 2011 In: 19th SRA Europe Conference (Stuttgart) - 2011.
Conference contribution

Investigating the applicability and impact of enterprise resource planning systems: the effect of production strategy
Aslan, B., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2011 In: 18th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Cambridge) - 2011.
Conference contribution

Workload control and the OM-marketing link in MTO companies: Successful implementation in practice
Hendry, L., Stevenson, M., Huang, Y. 2011
Conference paper

Workload Control: Successful Implementation Taking a Contingency-based View of Production Planning & Control
Hendry, L., Huang, Y., Stevenson, M. 2010 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Supply Chain Uncertainty: A Review and Theoretical Foundation for Future Research
Simangunsong, E., Hendry, L., Stevenson, M. 2010 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Successful implementation of workload control: results of an action research project
Hendry, L., Stevenson, M., Huang, Y. 2010 In: 16th International Working Seminar on Production Economics (Innsbruck) - 2010. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Managing supply chain uncertainty: Emerging ethical issues
Hendry, L., Stevenson, M., Simangunsong, E. 2010 In: 17th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Porto) - 2010. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The Theory & Practice of Workload Control: A Research Agenda & Implementation Strategy
Stevenson, M., Huang, Y., Hendry, L., Soepenberg, E. 2010 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Approaches to the internationalization of operations: a multi-case study analysis
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2010 In: 16th International Working Seminar on Production Economics (Innsbruck) - 2010. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Internationalizing operations into emerging economies: a cross-case analysis
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2010 In: POMS Annual Conference (Vancouver) - 2010. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Workload control release mechanisms: from practice back to theory building
Thurer, M., Silva, C., Stevenson, M. 2010 In: International Journal of Production Research. 48, 12, p. 3593-3613. 21 p.
Journal article

Managing supply chain uncertainty: emerging ethical issues
Stevenson, M., Simangunsong, E.S., Hendry, L. 2010 In: 21st Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference (Vancouver).
Conference contribution

The practical implementation of production planning and control methods in SMEs
Stevenson, M. 10/2009 In: Production Planning and Control. 20, 7, 7 p.
Editorial

Using workload control in a supply chain context: an action research project
Huang, Y., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2009 In: 2nd International Workshop on Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management (Hong Kong) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

An action research project to improve customer responsiveness in a bespoke manufacturing company
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Huang, Y. 2009 In: Global Challenges and opportunities: The 20th Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference (Florida) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

NDM integrated organizational structures and the growth of organizations
Vanharanta, M., Stevenson, M. 2009 In: 9th Bi-annual International Conference on Naturalistic Decision Making (London) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Naturalistic decision making and social structure: a case study of coordination under conditions of growth of small firms
Vanharanta, M., Stevenson, M. 2009 In: Academy of Management Conference (Chicago) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Supply chain flexibility: an inter-firm empirical study
Stevenson, M., Spring, M. 2009 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 29, 9, p. 946-971. 26 p.
Journal article

The develoment and application of an interactive end-user training tool: part of an implementation strategy for workload control
Stevenson, M., Huang, Y., Hendry, L. 2009 In: Production Planning and Control. 20, 7, p. 622-635. 14 p.
Journal article

Investigating implementation issues for workload control (WLC): a comparative case study analysis
Hendry, L., Land, M.L., Stevenson, M., Gaalman, G. 03/2008 In: International Journal of Production Economics. 112, 1, p. 452-469. 18 p.
Journal article

Embedding hands-on experience with ERP systems into university courses: aligning academic and industry needs
Stevenson, M. 2008 In: ERP: Enhancing and Sustaining Value. Hyderabad : ICFAI University Press p. 188-202. 15 p.
Chapter

Customer enquiry management in a global competitive context: a comparative multi-case analysis
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2008 In: 15th International Working Seminar on Production Economics (Austria) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

A Review and Assessment of Enterprise Resource Planning for Make-To-Order Companies
Aslan, B., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2008 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Customer enquiry management and product customization: an empirical multi-case study analysis in the Italian capital goods sector
Zorzini, M., Hendry, L., Stevenson, M., Pozzetti, A. 2008 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 28, 12, p. 1186-1218. 33 p.
Journal article

Organisational embedding of a workload control concept: An action research project
Huang, Y., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2008 In: 15th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Groningen) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Supply chain uncertainty: A framework linking sources, management strategies and performance
Simangunsong, E., Hendry, L., Stevenson, M. 2008 In: 15th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Groningen) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Developing an implementation strategy for workload control: an action research project
Stevenson, M., Huang, Y., Hendry, L. 2008 In: 3rd World Conference on Production and Operations Management (Tokyo) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Customer Enquiry Management in a Global Competitive Context: A Comparative Multi-Case Study Analysis
Zorzini, M., Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2008 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Theoretical development of a workload control methodology: evidence from two case studies
Stevenson, M., Silva, C. 2008 In: International Journal of Production Research. 46, 11, p. 3107-3131. 25 p.
Journal article

Customer enquiry management and product customization: An empirical multi-case study analysis in the European capital goods sector
Zorzini, M., Hendry, L., Stevenson, M. 2007 In: 14th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Ankara) - 2007. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Implementation issues for workload control: European exploratory empirical research
Hendry, L., Land, M.L., Stevenson, M., Gaalman, G. 2007 In: 14th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference (Ankara) - 2007. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Flexibility in the supply chain: addressing research gaps through empirical study
Stevenson, M. 2007 In: 14th International EurOMA Conference (Ankara, Turkey) - 2007. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Flexibility from a supply chain perspective: definition and review
Stevenson, M., Spring, M. 2007 In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 27, 7, p. 685-713. 29 p.
Journal article

Embedding hands-on experience with ERP systems into university courses: aligning academic and industry needs
Stevenson, M. 2007 In: ITALICS, The Journal of the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences. 6, 1, p. 1-11. 11 p.
Journal article

Flexibility and lean manufacturing in customised b2B industries
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2007 In: Control (Journal of the Institute of Operations Management). 33, 1, p. 16-20. 5 p.
Journal article

Improving supply chain integration using a workload control concept and web-functionality
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2007 In: Production Planning and Control. 18, 2, p. 142 - 155. 14 p.
Journal article

Investigating implementation issues for workload control (WLC): a comparative case study analysis
Hendry, L., Land, M.J., Stevenson, M., Gaalman, G. 2007 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Aggregate load oriented workload control: a review and a reclassification of a key approach
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 12/2006 In: International Journal of Production Economics. 104, 2, p. 676-693. 18 p.
Journal article

Investigating implementation issues for workload control: a comparative case study analysis
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Land, M.L., Gaalman, G. 2006 In: 14th International Working Seminar on Production Economics (Innsbruck) - 2006. N/A : unknown p. 129-142. 14 p.
Conference contribution

Refining a workload control (WLC) concept: a case study
Stevenson, M. 2006 In: International Journal of Production Research. 44, 4, p. 767-790. 24 p.
Journal article

The development of a decision support system (DSS) for workload control (WLC): a case study
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2005 In: Winds of Change: Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference (Chicago) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

A review of production planning and control: the applicability of key concepts to the make-to-order industry
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Kingsman, B.G. 2005 In: International Journal of Production Research. 43, 5, p. 869-898. 30 p.
Journal article

Improving supply chain integration using a workload control (WLC) concept and web functionality
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2005 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

Aggregate load oriented workload control
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Kingsman, B.G. 2004 In: 13th International Working Seminar of Production Economics (Innsbruck) - 2004. N/A : unknown p. 399-411. 13 p.
Conference contribution

Aggregate load oriented workload control
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L. 2004 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper

A review of new and established production planning and control (PPC) methods and their applicability to make-to-order (MTO) companies
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Kingsman, B.G. 2003 In: One World? One view of Operations Management? EurOMA-POMS Conference, Como, Italy - 2003. N/A : unknown p. 739-748. 10 p. ISBN: 88-86281-78-1.
Conference contribution

A review of Production Planning and Control (PPC): the applicability of key concepts to the Make to Order (MTO) industry
Stevenson, M., Hendry, L., Kingsman, B.G. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Management Science
Working paper