researcher

Brian Fynes

Full Professor of Supply Chain Management

School of Business
Room S302
UCD Smurfit School of Business
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock
Co. Dublin

Tel: + 353 1 7168841
Email: brian.fynes@ucd.ie

Biography

Brian Fynes is Associate Dean (International) and Professor of Supply Chain Management at the College of Business, University College Dublin. Prior to that he was EU Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Operations Management at London Business School.  His research interests focus on supply chain practices and performance in manufacturing and service industries.  

He has published over 50 articles in premier journals including Production and Operations Management, the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, the European Journal of Operational Research, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, the International Journal of Production Research, Decision Support Systems and the International Journal of Production Economics. He received an Outstanding Reviewer Award for the International Journal of Operations & Production Management (2017) and has received four Emerald Literati Awards for his published work.
 His h-index currently stands at 29.

He was President of the Global Manufacturing Research Group (GMRG) in 2013 and continues to serve on its Executive Board. He served on the Board of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) from 2008 to 2014 and co-chaired the 20th EurOMA Conference in Dublin in 2013. He served as Head of the Management Subject Area from 2007 to 2016 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.



Professional

         

Conference Contributions

de Búrca, S. & Fynes, B.; Relationships and Technology: Combining ERP and Internet Technologies. [International Refereed Conference], 17th IMP Conference, Lugano .
               

Publications

Books

Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1997) Competing from the Periphery: Core Issues in International Business. : Oaktree Press. [Details]
Fynes, B., Morrissey, T., Roche, W.K., Whelan, B. & Williams, J. ; (1996) Flexible Working Lives? - The Changing Nature of Working Time Arrangements in Ireland. : Oaktree Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

Scholten, K. and Fynes, B (2017) 'Risk and Uncertainty Management for Sustainable Supply Chains' In: Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C.J., Fransoo, J.C. and Tan, T (eds). Sustainable Supply Chains. Basel: Springer. , pp.413-436 [Details]
Onofrei G., Ambrose E., Wiengarten F. and Fynes B. (2015) 'The interplay between environmental and quality/lean practices in supply chains' In: Ahrweiler, P., N. Gilbert and A. Pyka (eds). Joining Complexity Science and Social Simulation for Innovation Policy: Agent-based modelling using the SKIN platform. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Press. , pp.76-107 [Details]
Humphreys, P., Fynes, B. and Wiengarten, F. (2014) 'Creating Business Value through e-Business in the Supply Chain' In: Martínez-López, F (eds). Handbook of Strategic e-Business Management. Berlin: Springer Verlag. , pp.237-254 [Details]
Ambrose, E., Marshall, D., Fynes, B., and Lynch, D. (2009) 'Communication Media in Buyer-Supplier Relationships' In: Sweeney, E (eds). Supply Chain Management and Logistics in a Volatile Environment. Dublin: Blackhall Publishing. , pp.115-126 [Details]
Fynes, B. and Lally, A. M. ; (2008) 'Innovation in Services: From Service Concepts to Service Experiences' In: Hefley, B. and Murphy, W (eds). Service Science, Management and Engineering Education for the 21st Century. US: Springer. , pp.329-333 [Details]
Fynes, B., De Burca, S. and Marshall, D. ; (2007) 'Relationship Development and Manufacturing Performance' In: Fynes, B., De Burca, S. and Marshall, D. ; (eds). Managing Supply Chains. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press. , pp.107-126 [Details]
Marshall, D., Lamming, R., Fynes, B., and de Búrca, S. (2005) 'Deconstructing the outsourcing process' In: Ancarani, A. and Raffa, M (eds). Sourcing Decision Management. Naples: Edizione: Scientifiche Italiane. , pp.143-160 [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2004) 'Supply Chain Relationship Quality and the Competitive Environment ' A Contingency Perspective' In: de Koster, R. and Delfmann (eds). Supply Chain Management :European Perspectives. Denmark: Copenhagen Business School Press. , pp.115-129 [Details]
de Búrca, S., Fynes, B. & Roche, E.; (2004) 'Combining ERP and Internet Technologies' In: de Burca, S.,Brown, L. & Fletcher, R (eds). International Marketing: An SME Perspective. , pp.696-704 [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.,; (2000) 'Logistics and Manufacturing' In: Mangan, J. and Hannigan, K (eds). Logistics and Transport in a Fast Growing Economy Managing the Supply Chain for High Performance. , pp.148-166 [Details]
Fynes, B. & de Búrca, S. ; (2000) 'Quality Management, Management and Training: A Contingency Approach' In: Köper, J. & Zaremba,. H. J (eds). Quality Management and Qualification Needs: Towards Quality Capability of Companies and Employees in Europe. , pp.138-161 [Details]
Roche, W. K., Fynes, B. & Morrissey, T.; (1998) 'Les Expériences Locales du Partage du Travail: Un Tour d'Horizon International' In: Defalvard, H. and Guienne, V (eds). Le Partage du Travail: Bilan et Perspectives. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S. ; (1997) 'Microsoft Ireland' In: Heizer, J. & Nathan, J (eds). Cases in Total Quality Management. , pp.114-128 [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1997) 'Peripherality: Concepts, Issues and Alternative Frameworks' In: Ennis, S. & Fynes, B (eds). Competing from the Periphery: Core Issues in International Business. Dublin and London: Oaktree Press and Dryden Press. , pp.1-15 [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1995) 'Service Quality at the Manufacturing-Marketing Interface: From Kaizen to Service Driven Logistics' In: Glynn, W. J. & Barnes, J (eds). Understanding Services Management: Integrating Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Operations and Human Resource Management. Dublin: Oaktree Press. , pp.370-392 [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1994) 'Quality Standards and ISO 9000: Do the Results meet the Expectations' In: Lambkin, M. & Meenagahan, J. A (eds). Perspectives on Marketing Management in Ireland. , pp.186-202 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Wiengarten, F., Ahmed, M. U., Longoni, A., Pagell, M. and Fynes, B. (2017) 'Complexity and the triple bottom line: an information processing perspective'. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 27 (9):1142-1163. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Humphreys, P., Onofrei, G. and Fynes, B. (2017) 'The adoption of multiple certification standards: perceived performance implications of quality, environmental and health & safety certifications'. Production Planning and Control, 28 (2):131-141. [DOI] [Details]
Chavez, R., Yu, W., Jacobs, M., Fynes, B., Wiengarten, F. and Lecuna, A. (2015) 'Internal lean practices and performance: the role of technological turbulence'. International Journal of Production Economics, 160 (February):157-171. [DOI] [Details]
Chavez, R., Yu, W., Gimenez, C., Fynes, B. and Wiengarten, F. (2015) 'Customer integration and operational performance: the mediating role of information quality'. Decision Support Systems, 80 :83-95. [DOI] [Details]
Yaghoubi, S., Noori, S., Azaron, A. and Fynes, B. (2015) 'Resource allocation in multi-class dynamic PERT networks with finite capacity'. European Journal of Operational Research, 247 (3):879-894. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Gimenez, C., Fynes, B. and Ferdows, K. (2015) 'Exploring the importance of cultural collectivism on the efficacy of lean practices: taking an organisational and national perspective'. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 35 (3):370-391. [DOI] [Details]
Scholten, K., Sharkey Scott, P. and Fynes, B. (2014) 'Mitigation processes: antecedents for building supply chain resilience'. Supply Chain Management-An International Journal, 19 (2):211-228. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. and Fynes, B. (2013) 'The importance of contextual factors in the success of outsourcing contracts in the supply chain environment: the role of risk and complementary practices'. Supply Chain Management-An International Journal, 18 (6):630-643. [DOI] [Details]
Pagell, M. ,Wiengarten, F. and Fynes, B. (2013) 'Institutional effects and the decision to make environmental investments'. International Journal of Production Research, 51 (2):427-446. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Humphreys, P., McKittrick, A. and Fynes, B (2013) 'Investigating the impact of e-business applications on supply chain collaboration in the German automotive industry'. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33 (1):25-48. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Fynes, B. , Cheng, E. and Chavez, R (2013) 'Taking an innovative approach to quality practices: exploring the importance of a company's innovativeness on the success of TQM practices'. International Journal of Production Research, 51 (10):3055-3074. [DOI] [Details]
Chavez, R., Gimenez, C., Fynes, B., Wiengarten, F. and Yu, W. (2013) 'Internal lean practices and operational performance: the contingency perspective of industry clockspeed'. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33 (5):562-558. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Fynes, B. and Onofrei, G. (2013) 'Exploring synergetic effects between investments in environmental and quality/lean practices in supply chain'. Supply Chain Management-An International Journal, 18 (2):148-160. [DOI] [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. and Fynes, B. (2013) 'ISO 14000 certification and investments in environmental supply chain management practices: identifying differences in motivation and adoption levels between Western European and North American companies'. Journal of Cleaner Production, 56 :18-28. [DOI] [Details]
Chavez, R., Fynes, B., Gimenez, C. and Wiengarten, F. (2012) 'Assessing the effect of industry clockspeed on the supply chain management practice-performance relationship'. Supply Chain Management-An International Journal, 17 (3):235-248. [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. and Fynes, B. (2012) 'Supply chain environmental investments in dynamic industries: Comparing investment and performance differences with static industries'. International Journal of Production Economics, 135 (2):541-551. [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Fynes, B. Humphreys, P., Chavez, R. and Mc Kittrick, A; (2011) 'Assessing the value creation process of e-business along the supply chain'. Supply Chain Managment: An International Journal, 16 (4):207-219. [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Fynes, B., Pagell, M. and de Burca, S.; (2011) 'Exploring the impact of national culture on investments in manufacturing practices and performance: An empirical multi-country study'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 31 (5):554-578. [Details]
Azaron, A., Fynes, B. and Modarres, M; (2011) 'Due date assignment in repetitive projects'. International Journal of Production Economics, 129 (1):79-85. [Details]
Scholten, K., Sharkey Scott, P. and Fynes, B ; (2010) '(Le)Agility in Humanitarian Aid (NGO) Supply Chains'. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40 (8/9):623-635. [Details]
Hopkins, J.L. and Fynes, B; (2010) 'What's driving mobile content in the Irish telecoms value chain?'. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 12 (2):170-189. [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Humphreys, P., Cao, G., Fynes, B. and McKittrick, A. ; (2010) 'Collaborative supply chain practices and performance: Exploring the key role of information quality'. Supply Chain Managment: An International Journal, 15 (6):463-473. [Details]
Mangan, J., Lalwani, C. and Fynes, B.; (2008) 'Port-Centric Logistics'. International Journal of Logistics Management, 19 (1):29-41. [Details]
Ambrose, E., Marshall D., Fynes, B. and Lynch, D.; (2008) 'Communication Media Selection in Buyer-Supplier Relationships'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 27 (4):360-379. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Mangan,J.; (2008) 'The Effect of Relationship Characteristics on Relationship Quality and Performance'. International Journal of Production Economics, 11 (1):56-69. [Details]
De Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Brannick, T; (2006) 'The Moderating Effects of Information Technology on Services Practice and Performance'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 26 (11):1240-1254. [Details]
Marshall , D.J., Lamming, R.C., Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2005) 'The Development of an Outsourcing Process Model'. International Journal of Logistics, 8 (4):347-359. [Details]
Fynes, B. & de Búrca, S.,; (2005) 'The Effects of Design Quality on Quality Performance'. International Journal of Production Economics, 96 (1):1-14. [Details]
Fynes, B., Voss, C. & de Búrca, S., ; (2005) 'The Impact of Supply Chain Relationship Dynamics on Manufacturing Performance'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 25 (1):6-19. [Details]
Fynes, B., Voss, C. and de Búrca, S.; (2005) 'The Impact of Supply Chain Relationship Quality on Quality Performance'. International Journal of Production Economics, 96 (3):339-354. [Details]
De Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Marshall, D.; (2005) 'Strategic Technology Adoption: Extending ERP across the Supply Chain'. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 18 (4):427-440. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Voss, C., ; (2005) 'Supply Relationship Quality, the Competitive Environment and Performance'. The International Journal of Production Research, 43 (16):3303-3320. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Marshall, D; (2004) 'Environmental Uncertainty, Supply Chain Relationship Quality and Performance'. Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 10 (4/5):179-190. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ainamo, A.; (2004) 'Inter-Organisational Learning in the Supply Chain'. Journal of Enterprise Resource Management, 20 (4):1-12. [Details]
de Búrca, S. & Fynes, B.; (2004) 'Managing the Marketing-Design-Manufacturing Interface: An Empirical investigation of the underlying Problems and Solutions'. Irish Journal of Management, 25 (1):56-67. [Details]
de Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Roche, E; (2004) 'Evaluating Relationship Quality in a Business-to-Business Context'. Irish Journal of Management, 25 (2):61-75. [Details]
Glynn, W, de Búrca, S., Brannick, T. Fynes, B., and Ennis, S., ; (2003) 'Listening Practices and Performance in Services Organisations'. International Journal of Service Industry Management, 14 (3):310-330. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S., Brannick, T. & Glynn, W., ; (2002) 'Quality Practices, Quality Performance and Business Performance: A Test of the 'Trade-Off' and 'Multiple Capability' Theories'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 21 (1):29-50. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Voss, C. ; (2002) 'The Moderating Effect of Buyer-Supplier Relationships on Quality Practices and Performance'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 22 (6):589-613. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. & Ennis, S., ; (2002) 'A Contingency Model of Quality Management and Business-to-Business Relationships'. Journal of Chain and Network Science, 1 (2):111-122. [Details]
Brannick, T. de Búrca, S., Fynes, B., Roche, R. and Ennis, S., 2002) Services Management Practice-Performance Model: A Focus on Training and Listening Practices, Journal of European Industrial Training, Vol. 26, No. 8, pp 394-403.; (2002) 'Services Management Practice-Performance Model: A Focus on Training and Listening Practices'. Journal of European Industrial Training, 26 (8):394-403. [Details]
de Búrca, S., Fynes, B., Brannick, T. & Glynn, W., ; (2001) 'Intimate Relations Fact or Fiction: An Analysis of Business to Business Relationships in Irish Companies'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 22 (1):55-71. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Voss. C. ; (2001) 'A Path Analytic Model of Quality Practices, Quality Performance and Business Performance'. Production and Operations Managment, 10 (4):494-513. [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S., Brannick, T. and Glynn, W; (2000) 'Quality Practices, Quality Performance and Business Performance: A Test of the 'Trade-Off' and 'Multiple Capability' Theories'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 21 (1):29-50. [Details]
Coughlan, P, Fynes, B. & Glynn. W.; (1998) 'Special Edition (Quality Management) of the Journal of Irish Business and Administrative Research'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 19/20 (2). [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ainamo, A. ; (1998) 'Organisational Learning and Lean Supply Relationships: the Case of Apple Ireland and its Suppliers'. Supply Chain Management-An International Journal, 3 (2 ):96-107. [Details]
Fynes, B., ; (1998) 'Quality Management Practices: A Review of the Literature'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 19/20 (2):113-138. [Details]
de Búrca, S., Brannick, T., Fynes, B.,. Glynn, W. & O' Connell, L. ; (1997) 'Doing Management and Business Research in Irish Organisations: Reflections on Experience'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 18 (1):92-115. [Details]
Roche, W. K., Fynes, B, & Morrissey, T.; (1996) 'Working Time and Employment: A Review of International Evidence'. International Labour Review, 135 (2):129-157. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S. ; (1995) 'Lessons in Logistics at Microsoft Ireland'. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 12 (7):42-46. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S. ; (1994) 'Beyond World Class Manufacturing: the Case of Microsoft Ireland'. Irish Marketing Review, 6 :7-15. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S. ; (1994) 'EDI in Retailing: Implementation and Prospects in Ireland'. The International Review Of Retail, Distribution And Consumer Research, 4 (4):411-426. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1994) 'From Lean Production to Lean Logistics: the Case of Microsoft Ireland'. European Management Journal, 12 (3):322-331. [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S ; (1993) 'The impact of EDI on Competitiveness in Retail Supply Chains'. Irish Journal of Business and Administrative Research, 14 (2):16-29. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Parkinson, M., Pagell, M., Fynes, B. and Louis, M. (2017) A Longitudinal Analysis Of Socially Irresponsible Firm Behavior Proceedings of the 24th EurOMA Conference, Edinburgh [Details]
Coughlan, P., Fynes, B., Keegan, R. and Ledwith, A. (2016) Improving lean capabilities: awareness and achievement Proceedings of the 23rd EurOMA Conference, Trondheim [Details]
Nazarapour, A., Fynes, B.,Wiengarten, F., Fischl, M.,Sohrabpour, V. (2015) The Effect of Country Level Factors on the Trade-Off between Cost and Flexibility in Mass Customization; Proceedings of the 22nd EurOMA Conference, Neuchatel [Details]
Coughlan, P., Fynes, B., Ledwith, A., Keegan, R. (2015) Implementing Lean through a tiered Response: The Lean Business Offer Proceedings of the 22nd EurOMA Conference, Neuchatel [Details]
Onofrei, G., Fynes, B. & Hargaden, V. (2015) Investments in lean practices and production fitness: investigating the mediating effect Proceedings of the 22nd EurOMA Conference, Neuchatel Neuchatel, Switzerland, [Details]
Nazarapour, A., Fischl, M., Vahid, S.,Fynes, B. (2014) The impact of investments in innovation practices on competitive advantage Proceedings of 21st EurOMA Conference, Palermo [Details]
Scholten, K. Sharkey Scott, P. and Fynes, B. (2013) A Triple Vision - Combining Stakeholder Views To Develop A Consolidated Humanitarian SCM Research Agenda Proceedings of 20th EurOMA Conference Dublin [Details]
Onofrei, G., Fynes, B. De Burca, S and Roche, E. (2013) Empirical Relationship Between Infrastructure Practices, Lean Practices And Factory Fitness: The Swift Even Flow Perspective Proceedings of 20th EurOMA Conference Dublin [Details]
Scholten, K., Sharkey-Scott, P.Fynes, B. (2012) Learning for Supply Chain Resilience Proceedings of the 19th EurOMA Conference [Details]
Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. and Fynes, B. ; (2011) The importance of risk for the success of outsourcing contracts: identifying the complementary role of enforcement practices Proceedings of 18th EurOMA Conference Cambridge [Details]
Coughlan, P., Fynes, B., Wiengarten, F. and Fränken, B. ; (2011) Process capability - towards an empirical basis for support of lean operations Proceedings of 18th EurOMA Conference, Cambridge [Details]
Chavez, R., Fynes, B., Gimenez, C. and Wiengarten F.; (2011) Exploring the relationship between information sharing and information quality and customer integration: a contingency perspective Proceedings of 22nd Annual POMS Conference Reno, Nevada, [Details]
Chavez, R., Gimenez, C., Fynes, B. and Wiengarten, F.; (2011) Assessing the influence of information sharing and information quality on customer integration Proceedings of 18th EurOMA Conference Cambridge [Details]
Scholten, K. Sharkey Scott, P and Fynes, B.; (2010) Strategic supply chain management in nongovernmental organizations 17th EurOMA Conference Oporto, [Details]
Pagell, M., Wiengarten, F. Fynes, B. and Onofrei G. ; (2010) Reducing supply chain impacts: The role of country and GDP in the level and efficacy of investments in sustainable supply chain management practices 17th EurOMA Conference Oporto, [Details]
Chavez, R. and Fynes, B.; (2009) Supply Chain Management: Characteristics Moderating the Supply Chain Practice-Performance Link 20th Annual POMS Conference Orlando, [Details]
Chavez, R. and Fynes, B. ; (2009) Supply chain management practice performance link: a conceptual model and preliminary analysis 16th EurOMA Conference Gothenburg, [Details]
Coughlan, P., Fynes, B. And Vecchi, A. , ; (2009) Emphasising today over tomorrow: not a strategic option in Operations 16th EurOMA Conference Gothenburg, [Details]
Scholten, K., Sharkey-Scott, P. and Fynes, B,.; (2009) Supply chain management concepts and humanitarian aid agencies : an exploratory study 16th EurOMA Conference Gothenburg, [Details]
Phelan, M. P., Fynes, B., McGarraghy, S., de Burca, S., Costello, A., de Burca, D. ; (2008) The Clustering of Products to Improve Forecast Accuracy . In: K S Pawar, C S Lalwani, R Banomyong eds. ISL 2008: 13th International Symposium on Logistics: Integrating the Global Supply Chain Bangkok, Thailand, , 06-JUL-08 - 08-JUL-08 , pp.325-332 [Details]
Chavez, R. and Fynes, B.; (2007) The moderating effect of supply chain management external and internal characteristics on its practice-performance relationship 12th International Symposium on Logistics [Details]
Hopkins, J.L., and Fynes, B; (2007) Examining the value of mobile content delivery in Ireland: where is the next killer application? IEEE 65th Vehicular Technology Conference [Details]
De Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Roche, E. ; (2007) Manufacturing Practices and Performance: A Comparative Study of European SMEs 16th International Management Development Association Maastricht, [Details]
De Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Roche, E. ; (2007) Manufacturing Practices and Performance: A Comparative Study of European SMEs 16th International Management Development Association [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2006) The Effects of Relationship Characteristics On Relationship Quality and Performance Irish Academy of Management Conference Cork, , 07-SEP-06 - 08-SEP-06 [Details]
Hopkins, J. L. and Fynes, B.; (2006) The value distribution of the telecommunications supply network in Ireland 8th INFORMS Telecommunications Conference Dallas, , 30-MAR-06 - 01-APR-06 [Details]
Ambrose, E., Fynes, B., Marshall, D. and De Búrca, S.; (2006) The Use of E-Commerce Channels in ICT value chains 12th EurOMA Conference Glasgow, , 18-JUN-06 - 21-JUN-06 [Details]
MacDonnell, M., Fynes, B. and Chakravarty, A.; (2006) The Outlook for Supply Chains in the Telecommunications Industry: An Empirical Study of Leaders' Opinions 3rd CEMS Logistics Conference Riezlern, , 25-JAN-06 - 28-JAN-06 [Details]
Reid, C., Marshall, D. and Fynes, B.; (2006) The impact of organizational values on buyer-supplier relationships 15th IPSERA Conference San Diego, , 06-APR-06 - 08-APR-06 [Details]
Hopkins, J.L. and Fynes, B.; (2006) The distribution of value across the telecommunications supply network in Ireland: An empirical study 12th EurOMA Conference Glasgow, , 18-JUN-06 - 21-JUN-06 [Details]
Lally, A. and Fynes, B.; (2006) Articulating Service Concept to Enhance Tourism Experience Design Irish Academy of Management Conference Co Cork, , 07-SEP-06 - 08-SEP-06 [Details]
Fynes, B. and Lally, A. ; (2006) Innovation in Services: From Service Concept to Service Experience IBM Services Science, Management & Engineering Conference: Education for the 21st Century Palisades New York, , 05-OCT-06 - 07-OCT-06 [Details]
Brennan, L., Coughlan, P., Fynes, B., Keegan, R., Ledwith, A., O'Riordain, S., Roche, E., Stewart, J. and Vecchi, A.; (2006) Made in Ireland II- Benchmarking Irish SME Practice and Performance 12th EurOMA Conference Glasgow, , 18-JUN-06 - 21-JUN-06 [Details]
Fynes, B. and Ambrose E.; (2006) E-Commerce Usage and Supply Chain Relationships 3rd CEMS Logistics Conference Riezlern, , 25-JAN-06 - 28-JAN-06 [Details]
Fynes, B., Ambrose, E. De Búrca, S.; (2006) Supply chain relationship dynamics and manufacturing performance: some empirical evidence 15th IPSERA Conference San Diego, , 06-APR-06 - 08-APR-06 [Details]
Hopkins, J.L., and Fynes, B.; (2006) Mapping the Value Chain Network of the Irish Telecommunications Industry 11th International Symposium on Logistics Beijing, China, , 09-JUL-06 - 11-JUL-06 [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2005) The Impact of Supply Chain Relationship Dynamics on Manufacturing Performance Proceedings of the 2nd CEMS Logistics Conference Riezlern, [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Ambrose, E; (2005) An Empirical Study of Environmental Context, Firm Characteristics and Quality Management in Irish SMEs 12th EurOMA Conference budapest, [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S., ; (2005) The Effects of Supply Chain Dynamics on Manufacturing Performance 10th International Symposium in Logistics Lisbon, [Details]
Fynes, B. and Ambrose E; (2005) E-Commerce and Supply Chain Relationships Proceedings of the 1st EIASM Workshop on SCM and ICT University of Groningen, [Details]
Ambrose, E. and Fynes, B.; (2005) Trust in Supply Chain Relationships - Issues of Measurement 3rd EIASM Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations Brussels, , 27-OCT-05 [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2004) The Moderating Effect of the Competitive Environment on Supply Chain Performance Proceedings of the 1st CEMS Logistics Conference Riezlern, [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Ambrose, E; (2004) A Contingency Model of Supply Chain Relationship Quality, the Competitive Environment and Performance Proceedings of the 11th EurOMA Conference INSEAD Fontainbleu, [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Brannick, T; (2004) Information Technology and Services Practice and Performance Proceedings of the 2nd International Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Forum Lake Como, [Details]
Marshall, D., Lamming, R., Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2004) Proceedings of the 13th IPSERA Conference An Exploration of the Outsourcing Process. A Study of the UK Telecommunications Industry Catania Sicily, [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S., Marshall, D. and Ennis, S; (2004) A Contingency Model of Supply Chain Relationship Quality and Performance Proceedings of the 13th IPSERA Conference Catania Sicily, [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S.; (2004) The Competitive Environment and Supply Chain Performance Proceedings of the 9th Logistics Research Network Conference Dublin, [Details]
Fynes, B. and de Búrca, S; (2003) ERP and the Internet Proceedings of Joint EurOMAPOMS Conference Cernobbio, Lake Como, [Details]
De Búrca, S., Fynes, B. and Brannick, T; (2003) The Moderating Effects of Information Technology on Service Practices and Performance Proceedings of the 6th Irish Academy of Management Conference Smurfit Business School, UCD, [Details]
De Búrca, S and Fynes, B.; (2003) Relationships and Technology: Combining ERP and Internet Technologies Proceedings of 17th IMP Conference Lugano, [Details]
                               

Reports

Fynes, B. de Búrca, S., Roche, E., Keegan ,R. & McSherry, R.; (2001) Made in Ireland Benchmarking Irelands SMEs. Reports [Details]
UCD, NITL and University of Ulster; (2001) Supply Chain Management and Transportation on the Island of Ireland. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ryan, P.; (2000) Logistics Audit of the NETA Corridor. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ryan, P.; (2000) Telematics Audit of the NETA Corridor. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B & Hodgins, D.; (1998) Best Practice using the DOCIT (drawing office control through information technology) methodology. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B. & de Búrca, S.; (1998) Developing Supplier Capabilities: Behaviours and Best Practice. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B. & de Búrca, S.; (1996) An Investigation into the Management of Business Relationships in Competitive Supply Chains. Reports [Details]
Crowley, J. & Fynes, B.; (1991) An Analysis of Training Needs in the Logistics Sector. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B.; (1989) Pilot Implementation of EDI in L&N Stores, Odlums and Johnson Brothers. Reports [Details]
Fynes, B.; (1988) Advanced Telecommunications Services in the Retail Distribution Sector. Reports [Details]
Crowley, J. & Fynes, B.; (1981) Market Assessment Database Model, Reports 1-6. Reports [Details]
     

Presented Papers

Fynes, B.; (2004) A Contingency Perspective of Supply Chains. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.; (2004) Quality and the Supply Chain, Research Seminar Series. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.; (2002) Information Needs of Supply Chain Service Providers. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B., (2001) ,; (2001) Benchmarking Irelands SMEs. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.; (2001) Made in Ireland, Enterprise Ireland. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.; (2001) The NETA Corridor: Trade and Transport Strategies. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.; (2000) Key Economic Development Issues in the NETA Corridor. Presented Papers [Details]
Fynes, B.& Glynn, W.; (1998) L'Impatto degli Sviluppi di Internet sulla Gestione dei Servizi. Presented Papers [Details]
                   

Research Papers

De Burca, S. & Fynes, B.; (0) The Relationship between TQM Practices, Marketing Orientation and Business Performance. Research Papers [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ryan, P.; (0) The Contribution of NETA to Improving Supply Chain Competitiveness. Research Papers [Details]
                                 

Review Articles

Fynes, B.; (1999) Quality Management: Un Diabattio Aperto. Review Articles [Details]
de Búrca, S., Hide, M., Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1998) Partnership Strategiche Nel Settore Farmaceutico. Review Articles [Details]
de Búrca, S., Hide, M., Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1998) L' Atmosfera del Rapporto Cliente-Fornitore: Il Punto di Vistadel Cliente. Review Articles [Details]
Fynes, B.; (1996) Evoluzione Logistica e Trasformazione dei Sistemi Industriali. Review Articles [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1995) Costi e Benefici Degli Standard di Qualità. Review Articles [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1995) La Creazione di Valore all Interfaccia Produzione-Marketing. Review Articles [Details]
Fynes, B. & Ennis, S.; (1995) Focused factory e Reti Logistiche a Valore Aggiounto. Review Articles [Details]
de Búrca, S., Fynes, B. & Roche, E.; (0) Comparing Manufacturing Practices and Performance: An Empirical Study of SMEs. Review Articles [Details]
Fynes, B., de Búrca, S. and Brannick, T ; (0) The Moderating Effects of Information Technology on Services Practice and Performance. Review Articles [Details]
                                   

Research

Research Interests

My current research interest incorporates both academic research and contract research. The following themes are of particular interest on an ongoing basis: Contingency effects of buyer-supplier relationships on practices and performance.  Innovation and product development in supply chains. The relationship between quality management, market orientation and business performance.  The impact of telematics on supply chain competitiveness.  Benchmarking supply chain practice and performance.  Sense and respond: managerial implications


In addition, I lead the following projects:

1. GMRG
I am Principal Investigator on the Global Manufacturing Research Group (GMRG) in Ireland.  GMRG was founded by Professor Clay Whybark and has been in existence for 16 years. GMRG is a multi-national community of researchers dedicated to the study and improvement of manufacturing supply chains world-wide. Through systematic study and research throughout the world, GMRG aims to improve manufacturing supply chains through the development of theory and dissemination of results.

     

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