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Dr Caroline Emberson

BSc (Hons) (The University of Manchester), MSc with distinction (University of Warwick), MA (The Open University), PhD (The Open University)
Enterprise Fellow, Hermes Fellowship

Division: Operations Management and Information Systems
E-mail: Caroline.Emberson@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466121
Location: A19 Highfield House, University Park (, Jubilee Campus)

Caroline joined the Nottingham University Business School's Operations Management and Information Systems division as an Enterprise Fellow in March 2017 and is currently a Research Fellow for the Rights Lab, Unchained Supply project.

Her earlier industrial experience was gained in the clothing industry where she was responsible for, among other things, the development of ISO 9001-compliant supplier auditing and assessment.

As an academic she has held lectureships in Management and Retail Management at The Open University, UK research-council funded posts as a Research Fellow in the behavioural aspects of customer-responsive supply chain management and a competitive PhD studentship investigating actors' inter-organisational information system use in retail supply networks.


Research Interests
Her research interests include the behavioural aspects of supply chain management and she is involved currently in collaborative project between business and academia to develop a risk assessment tool to assess the impact of modern slavery in supply chains.

Current Research Activities
Caroline's current research interests include modern slavery risk in public sector labour supply chains, the effect of recent legal changes on supply chain management practice and the behavioural aspects of supply chain management.
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Conferences

Emberson, C.A. 2003, "The rhetoric of partnership", in European Group of Organization Studies Conference.

Emberson, C.A.; Godsell, J. 2003, "Customer responsiveness or customer control?", in European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management Conference Proceedings.

Emberson, C.A. 2002, "Shaping customer responsive supply chains - an interactional approach", in British Academy of Management Conference Proceedings.

Emberson, C.A.; Godsell, J.; Harrison, A.; Storey, J. 2001, "Customer responsive supply chains: an exploratory view of concepts and definitions", in Logistics Research Network conference proceedings.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. (2010), "The re-configuration of practical knowledge in competitive alliances", International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, Vol.4/2, pp.114-131.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. (2006), "Buyer-supplier collaborative relationships: beyond the normative accounts", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J.; Godsell, J.; Harrison, A. (2006), "Managing the supply chain using in store supplier-employed merchandisers", International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, Vol.34/6, 467-481.

Godsell, J.; Harrison,A.; Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. (2006), "Customer responsive supply chain strategy: an unnatural act?", International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, Vol.9/1, pp. 47-56.

Storey, J.; Emberson, C.A.; Godsell, J.; Harrison, A. (2006), "Supply Chain Management: theory, practice and future challenges", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol.26/7, pp. 754-774.

Storey, J.; Emberson, C.; Reade, D. (2005), "The barriers to customer responsive supply chain management", International Journal of Operations and Production Management.



Chapters in Books

Emberson, C.; Trautrims, A. (2019), "Public procurement and modern slavery risks in the English adult social care sector", Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2019.

Emberson, C.; Trautrims, A. (2018), "PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND MODERN SLAVERY RISKS IN THE ENGLISH ADULT SOCIAL CARE SECTOR", in Public Procurement and Human Rights: Risks, Opportunities and Dilemmas for the State as Buyer, Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2018.

Storey, J., Emberson, C.A.; Reade, D. (2006), "The barriers to customer responsive supply chain management", in Managing Innovation and Change, (3rd Edition), Sage.

Storey, J.; Emberson, C.A. (2006), "The realities of supply chain management", in Supply Chain Management: An Introduction, (Ist and 2nd Editions), ICFAI Press.



Conferences

Emberson, C.; Trautrims, A. 2018, "Managers' perceptions of modern slavery risk in a UK health-care supply network", in EUROMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum, Kassel, Germany, forthcoming 2018.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. 2010, "Actors' behaviours within dynamic inter-organizational networks characterised by competitive and co-operative collaboration".

Emberson, C.A. 2009, "Re-connecting supply networks: an alternative lens for the study of inter-organisational information systems".

Emberson, C.A.; Gould, N,; Hearne, P.; Huxham, C.; Knight,L.; Vangen, S.; Winchester, N.J. 2009, "Teaching collaboration theory, principles and practices using games and simulations", in British Academy of Management Annual Conference.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. 2008, "The politics of simulation: actors inter-organisational information system use", in International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference Proceedings.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. 2008, "Learning Difficulties: collaborative inter-organisational information system use with UK retail supply networks", in British Academy of Management Annual Conference Proceedings.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. 2006, "Negotiating the inter-organizational information systems space", in International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference Proceedings.

Emberson, C.A.; Storey, J. 2005, "Acting outside the box? Constituting boundary spanning information systems", in British Academy of Management Conference Proceedings.



Reports for external body

Emberson, C. 2017, "An Evaluation of Modern Slavery Risks in Nottinghamshire County Council's Adult Social Care Procurement".

University of Nottingham Rights Lab; Walk Free, 2017, "Modern Slavery: What Business Needs to Know", in https://www.walkfreefoundation.org/news/resource/tool-kit-business/, Walk Free Foundation.

 

 

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