Cole, R., & Aitken, J. (2014) ‘Making the right decision: supplier self-assessment tools in the context of sustainable supply chains’, paper presented at the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Annual Conference, Palermo, 20th-25th June.
Cole, R. (2014) ‘Under what conditions? Transactional and relational factors affecting supplier selection decisions in the purchasing context of social sustainability’ , paper presented at the Sustainable Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Doctoral Student Conference, Sheffield, 5th June. Awarded ‘Best Paper’ sponsored by The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS).
Cole, R., & Aitken, J. (2013) ‘The identification and management of factors affecting supplier selection decisions to achieve sustainability objectives’, paper presented at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation: Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Birmingham, 4th-6th September.
Cole, R., and Aitken, J. (2012) ‘Considering social sustainability factors as a determinant when making supply chain decisions: The difference between theory and practice’, paper presented at British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cardiff, 11th-13th September.
Aitken, J., and Cole, R. (2011) ‘Service Company Led Reverse Logistics Systems’, paper presented at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation: Logistics Research Network Annual Conference, Southampton, 7th-9th September