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Dr. Susana Garrido Azevedo

Dr. IZVERCIAN - PETREA MONICA – SEMPRONIA

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Logistics and Management at
University of Beira Interior (UBI) – Portugal. Her research interests include: logistics,
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in logistics (RFID) and supply chain management.

 

 

She holds a Ph.D. in Management. Is Assistant Professor of Logistics and Management at
University of Beira Interior (UBI) – Portugal. Her research interests include: logistics,
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in logistics (RFID) and supply chain
management. She has published in several international journals and has published books in
Operations Management, Logistics and Competitiveness areas. Also, she has collaborated as
reviewer with many journals and also international conferences. She has published in several
international journals and is also member of the editorial board of a set of journals.
Working Situation: Assistant Professor
University of Beira Interior
Management and Economics Department
Address: University of Beira Interior
Business and Economics Department
Estrada do Sineiro – Polo IV
6200 Covilha
Portugal
ACADEMIC DEGREES
2004 - Ph.D. in Management – University of Beira Interior (UBI) – thesis titled: “The Impact of
the Logistics Practices on firms’ performance: the case of the Portuguese Manufacturing firms”
1999 - Master in Management – University of Beira Interior (Portugal) Dissertation titled:
Practices of Production and Operations Management in manufacturing firms and its influence on
production’ performance.
1994 - Graduated in Business - (UBI) – Portugal
Associations, Research Units, and Networks
Since 2011 member of the research unit UNIDEMI (Mechanical and industrial engineering)
Since 2007 member of the Eastern Academy of Management (EAM)
Since 2007 member of the Production and Operations Management Society (POM)
Since 2000 member of the Associação Portuguesa de Logística (APLOG).
Since 2000 member of the European Operations Management Association (EUROMA)
Since 1998 member of the Research Unit in Science Business (NECE).
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER
International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling (IJBPSCM) -
Editorial Board Member.
International Journal of Logistics & Transportation Research (IJLTR) - International Editorial
Board Member.
International Journal of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (IJLSCM) - Editorial Board
Member.
Journal of Communication Technology and Human Behaviors - Associate Editor
International Journal of Business Management and Leadership - Editorial Board Member
International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling - Editorial Board
Member
Researchers World—Journal of Arts Science & Commerce Research (RW-JASCR) - Associate
Editor.
International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT) - Associate
Editor.
REVIEWER:
International Journals:
• International Journal of Production Economics
• Journal of Cleaner Production
• International Journal of Business Performance Management
• Journal of Medical Systems
• Baltic Journal of Management
• International Journal of Production Research
• Advances in Management
• African Journal of Business Management
• European Management Review
• International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling
• International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications
• International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management
• International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology
• International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management
• International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Application
• Journal of Brand Management
• Journal of Fashion Marketing Management
• Journal of Information Systems and Technology Management
• Scientific Research and Essays
• Transactions on Engineering Management
International conferences:
• 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management, Steyr, Austria (2011).
• Southern Management Association Meeting (SMA 2011 meeting)
• Value chain Management conference 2011
• Competitive and Sustainable Manufacturing, Products and Services – APMS2010
• Eastern Academy of Management - EAM (2009)
• Academy of Management Annual Meeting – AOM (2008, 2008)
• 5th Iberoamerican academy of Management (IAM) (2007)
• IASK - International Association for the Scientific Knowledge, Global Management
(2007)
• 4 th International Meeting of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management (IAM) (2005)
PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS
Alcibiades et al, (2010) Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Abastecimento, José Crespo de
Carvalho (Ed), Sílabo, ISBN: 978-972-618-598-7.
Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2009), Seaport Competitiveness Based on RBV and Stakeholders
Approaches: The Case of Sines Seaport, Edited by LAMBERT Academic Publishing,
ISBN 978-3-8383-2721-1.
Leitão, J; Ferreira, J e Azevedo, S. (2008) Dimensões competitivas de Portugal: contributos dos
Territórios, Sectores Empresas e Logística, Centro Atlântico, ISBN: 978-989-615-057-0.
Silva, S., Vaz, M.J., Loureiro, D., Ferrão, M.J., M.E., Branco, M.L. e Azevedo, S. (2005),
Ensino Superior, in Estudos Temáticos para Preparação do próximo Ciclo de Intervenções
Estruturais - QREN 2007-2013, Lisboa, ISBN: 972-99623-2-4.
Azevedo, S. (1999) Práticas de Gestão da Produção e das Operações e o Desempenho da Função
Produção, Fundação Nova Europa - UBI, ISBN 972-9209-94-4.
BOOK CHAPTERS
Azevedo, S., Prata, P. and Fazendeiro, P. (2013) The role of radio frequency identification
(RFID) technologies in improving process management and product tracking in the
textiles and fashion supply, in Supply chain management using radio frequency
identification (RFID) technologies, Wong and Gao (Ed.), Woodhead Publishing.
H. Carvalho, S. G. Azevedo, and V. Cruz Machado V., Trade-offs among Lean, Agile, Resilient
and Green Paradigms in Supply Chain Management: A Case Study Approach, in J. Xu et
al. (eds.), International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management
2013, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering.
Azevedo, S., Machado, V-Cruz, Hofstetter, J., Cudney, E. and Yihui, T. (2012) Importance of
Green and Resilient SCM Practices for the Competitiveness of the Automotive Industry: A
Multinational Perspective, in, Reverse Supply Chains: Issues and Analysis, Editor
Surenda Gupta, CRC Press.
Fazendeiro, P., Azevedo, S. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2012) "A Framework proposal to assess the
LARG index of a supply chain in a Fuzzy context", in Handbook of Research on
Enterprise 2.0: Techological, Social and Organizational Dimensions, Editors Maria
Manuela Cruz, Fernando Moreira and João Varejão, IGI Global.
Rainho, M., Azevedo, S. e Nogueira, F. (2011) Desempenho em cadeias de abastecimento:
revisão de literatura e proposta de um modelo explicativo. em Gerry, C., Marques, C.
Nogueira, F (Org). Tópicos Avançados de Gestão, Vila Real: CETRAD/UTAD (no prelo).
Azevedo, S and Carvalho, Helena, (2012) “RFID Technology in the Fashion Supply Chain: an
Exploratory Analysis”, in Fashion Supply Chain Management: Industry and Business
Analysis, Ed. Jason Choi, IGI Global. ISBN: 978-1-60960-758-2. Doi:10.4018/978-1-
60960-756-2-2ch017.
Azevedo, S. and Cruz-Machado (2012) Influence of Lean, Resilient and Green Practices on
Supply Chain Sustainability. In Nikos E. Mastorakis, Valeri Mladenov, Zoran Bojkovic
(Eds.) Latest Advances in Systems Science and Computational Intelligence, pp. 230-236,
ISBN: 978-1-61804-094-7, WSEAS Press.
Cruz, R., Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2012) Operational Performance and physical capacity of
Iberian seaport: a multi-criteria anlysis. In A Gil-Lafuente, J. Gil-Lafuente, and J.
Merigó-Lindahl (Eds.). Soft Computing in Management and Business Economics, Vol. 1,
449-463, Springer.
Azevedo, S., Fazendeiro, P., Ferreira, A. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2012) A fuzzy LARG index
model to the automotive supply chain, in Transportation Infrastructure - Roads, Highways,
Bridges, Airports and Mass Transit", Editors Michal Zajac and Roman Nowaczek, Nova
Publisher, ISBN: 978-1-62417-126-0.
Azevedo, S., Carvalho, H. and Machado, V. Cruz (2011) “The influence of Lean and Agile
Practices on Supply Chain Performance”, in Cases on Supply Chain and Distribution
Management: Issues and Principles, Ed. Sumeet Gupta and Miti Garg, IGI Global.
(Forthcoming).
Azevedo, S., Carvalho, H., Carvalho, V. and Grilo, F. (2010) "The influence of Agile and
Resilient Practices on Supply Chain Performance: an Innovative Conceptual Model
Proposal", in Innovative Process Optimization Methods in Logistics: Emerging
Trends, Concepts and Technologies, Vol. 13, (eds) Thorsten Blecker, Wolfgag Kersten
and Christian Luthje, Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin, ISBN: 978 3
503 126835.
Pires, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2010) Competitive Strategies of Seaports: A Conceptual
Model Proposal, in AIMS International, The Association of Indian Management Scholars,
Houston, USA.
Susana Garrido Azevedo, (2010), Marketing na Gestão da Cadeia de Abastecimento, in
Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Abastecimento, José Crespo de Carvalho (Ed), Sílabo.
Susana Azevedo; Madalena Pereira, João Ferreira & Rui Miguel (2010), Factors that Influence
the Clothes Buying Decision, In Fashion Marketing & Theory, ISBN 978-0-9562471-1-7,
ICCESS Press Uk.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2009), Competitiveness of the Porto of Sines: the RBV
Contribution, in Resource-Based View (RBV): Concepts and Practices, Edited by ICFAI
Institute, The ICFAI University Press, India, ISBN: 975-81-314-2406-3.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2009), The Linkage Between LIS and RBV for Sustained
Competitive Advantage: An Integrated Conceptual Model, in Resource-Based View
(RBV): Concepts and Practices, Edited by ICFAI Institute, The ICFAI University Press,
India, ISBN: 975-81-314-2406-3.
Abreu, A. e Azevedo, S. (2008), Logística, Estratégia e Estratégias de Marketing, in Dimensões
competitivas de Portugal: contributos dos Territórios, Sectores Empresas e Logística,
Centro Atlântico, ISBN: 978-989-615-057-0.
Azevedo, S. (2007), Logística e Supply Chain Management, in Mário Raposo, Maria J. Silva e
Ricardo J. G., Rodrigues, Manual de Apoio à Dinamização de Empresas de Base
Tecnológica, Projecto CAIE, Eds. UBI. ISBN: 978-972-8790-77-6.
Ferreira, J, Leitão, J. e Azevedo, S. (2007), Padrões e Aspirações de Crescimento das Pequenas
Empresas: Um Estudo Empírico Comparativo, Editado por Ayala Calvo, J. C. y Grupo de
Investigacíon FEDRA, Conocimiento, Innovación y Empreendedores. Camino al Futuro,
Universidad de La Rioja, España, Fevereiro, (ISBN: 978-84-690-3573-3).
Azevedo, S. e Leitão, J. (2007), O Impacte da Identificação por Rádio Frequência (RFID) no
Desempenho das Empresas. Uma Proposta de Modelo de Avaliação, Editado por Ayala
Calvo, J. C. y Grupo de Investigacíon FEDRA, Conocimiento, Innovación y
Empreendedores. Camino al Futuro, Universidad de La Rioja, España, Fevereiro, (ISBN:
978-84-690-3573-3).
INTERNATIONAL REFEREED JOURNALS
Indexed in Social Sciences Citation Index and SCOPUS:
Cruz, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. Key factors of seaports competitiveness based on the
stakeholder perspective: an analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP) model. Maritime
Economics & Logistics, (Forthcoming). (Indexed: Social Sciences Citation Index - Impact
Factor: 0.902). (Forthcoming)
Azevedo, S., Carvalho, H. and cruz-Machado, V. (2013)“Using interpretive structural modelling
to identify and ranking performance measures: an application in the automotive supply
chain”, Baltic Journal of Management, Vol. 8, No.2, pp.208 – 230. (Indexed: Social
Sciences Citation Index - Impact Factor: 0.525).
Cruz, Rosa, Ferreira, J and Azevedo, S. "Logistics resources in seaport performance: multicriteria
analysis", Maritime Policy & Management (Forthcoming) (Indexed: Social
Sciences Citation Index - Impact Factor: 0.743).
Azevedo, S. A., Govindan, K., Carvalho, H., and Cruz-Machado, V. (2012) "An integrated
model to assess the leanness and agility of the automotive industry", Resources,
Conservation and Recycling, (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.297),
doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.12.013.
Azevedo, S., Govindan, K., Carvalho, H and Cruz.Machado, V. "Ecosilient index to assess the
greenness and resilience of the upstream automotive supply chain", Journal of Cleaner
Production (Fothcoming) (ISI Impact Factor: 3.398).
Azevedo, S.; Carvalho, H.; Duarte, S, and Machado, V-Cruz, "Influence of green and lean
upstream supply chain management practices on business sustainability, IEEE
Transactions on Engineering Management (Forthcoming) (ISI Impact factor: 1.344 )
Cruz, Rosa, Ferreira, J and Azevedo, S. " A strategic diagnostic tool applied to Iberian ports: a
evolutionary perspective", Transport Reviews (ISI, factor impact: 1.722).
Dias, J., Azevedo, S. Ferreira, J. and Palma, S. (2012) "Seaport Performance comparison using
data envelopment analysis: The Case of Iberian Container Terminals", Special Issue on:
"Performance and Efficiency Management of Service Sector Organizations", International
Journal of Business Performance Management, Vol. 13, Nos. 3/4, pp: 426-449. [Indexed:
SCOPUS].
Azevedo, S.G., Carvalho, H. and Cruz-Machado, V. “Agile Index: Automotive Supply Chain,”
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 79, pp. 784-790, 2011.
(Indexed Excellence in Scopus, Compendex, Thomson Reuters,World Cat, EBSCO,
Engineering Village/Engineering Index (EI), DOA, Electronic Journals Library.)
Azevedo, S. and Carvalho, H. "RFID Technology contribution for a better management of
fashion supply chain", International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management
(Forthcoming), ISSN: 0959-0552 (SCOPUS).
Helena Carvalho, Ana P. Barroso, Virgínia H. Machado, Susana Azevedo and V. Cruz-
Machado (2012), "Supply chain redesign for resilience using simulation, Computers &
Industrial Engineering, No. 62, pp. 329-341. (ISI journal, impact factor: 1.543).
Cruz, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2011) A dynamic strategic portfolio analysis: Iberian
seaports positioning, South African Journal of Business Management, 43(1), March
[Indexing in: Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Scisearch, Journal Citation Reports/
Social Sciences Edition - Impact Factor 1.105].
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. and Ortiz, R. (2011) Contribution of Resource-Based View and
Entrepreneurial Orientation on Small Firm Growth, Revista Cuadernos de Gestión,
Volúmen 11, Número 1, pp. 95-116. [Indexed to SCOPUS].
Azevedo, S.G., Carvalho, H. and Cruz Machado, V. (2011) “The influence of green practices
on supply chain performance: A case study approach,” Transportation Research Part E:
Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 850-871, 2011 (ISI Impact
factor: 1.954).
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. and Cruz, R. (2011) SME Growth in the Service sector: A Taxonomy
Combining Life Cycle and Resource-based Theories, Service Industries Journal, 31(1-2): 251-
71(doi:10.1080/02642060802712855) [Indexed: Social Sciences Citation Index (2010 Impact
Factor: 1.071).
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2010), Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID): A Case
Study on Healthcare Organisations, International Journal of Security and Networks, Vol.
5, No. 2/3, pp. 147-155.
[Indexed in: Academic OneFile, ACM Guide to Computing Literature, Business and
Company Resource Center, Computer and Information Systems, Compendex, DBLP
Computer Science Bibliography, General Business File ASAP International, Google
Scholar, InfoTrac Custom Journals, io-port, Scirus, SCOPUS].
Dias, J., Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. and Palma, S. (2009) A Comparative Benchmarking Analysis
of Main Iberian Container Terminals: a DEA Approach, International Journal Shipping
and Transport Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 260-275.
[Indexed in: Scopus, Social Science Citation Index, TRIS (Transportation Research
Information Services)].
Fernandes, P., Teixeira, J., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S., (2008), Modeling Tourism Demand: A
Comparative Study between Artificial Neural Networks and The Box-Jenkins
Methodology, Romanian Journal for Economic Forecasting, Vol. 5, Nº 3, pp. 30-50. ISSN
1582-6163. [Indexed in Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Science Citation
Index/Social Sciences Edition] ISI-JCR-SSCR-2009 impact factor: 0.620.
INDEXED IN OTHER DATABASES
Monteiro, A., Matias, J., Azevedo, S. and Real, M. (2013) "Impact of performance evaluation on
business competitiveness – engineering’s contribution”, International Journal of Education
and Research, Vol. 1, N.º 6, June 2013.
Helena Carvalho, Susana Azevedo and Virgílio Cruz-Machado, "An Innovate Agile and
Resilience Index for the Automotive Supply, Chain" International Journal of Agile
Systems and Management. (Forthcoming).
Azevedo, S. Prata, P., Fazendeiro, P. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2013) "Assessment of supply
chain agility in a cloud computing-based framework" Scalable Computing: Practice and
Experience, (Forthcoming).(indexed in SCOPUS)
Martins, P; Pereira, M., Azevedo, S; Miguel, R. and Lucas, J. (2012) Fashion Design and
Visual Merchandising attributes in E-commerce, Asian Journal of Management Cases,
(Forward).
Paula Odete Fernandes, João Paulo Teixeira, João Matos Ferreira, Susana Garrido Azevedo,
forecasting tourism demand with artificial neural networks, vol 2 (2011): special issue
(extended abstracts): book of proceedings of the international conference on tourism &
management studies.
Carvalho, H., Azevedo, S. G. and Cruz-Machado, V. "Agile and resilient approaches to supply
chain management: influence on performance and competitiveness", Logistics Research,
Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 49-62 - DOI: 10.1007/s12159-012-0064-2.
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. and Raposo, M. (2012). Specialisation of Regional Clusters and
Innovative Behaviour: A Case Study, Competitiveness Review: An international business
journal incorporating Journal of Global Competitiveness, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp: 147-169.
Carvalho, H., Azevedo, S. G., Duarte, S. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2011) Green and Lean
Paradigms Influence on Sustainable Business Development of Manufacturing Supply
Chains, International Journal of Green Computing (IJGC), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 45-62.
Azevedo, S. Carvalho, H. and , Cruz –Machado, V. (2011) "Agile index: Automotive supply
chain", World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (Forthcoming).
Azevedo, S., Carvalho, H. & Cruz-Machado, V. (2012) “Proposal of a conceptual model to
analyse the influence of LARG practices on manufacturing supply chain performance”,
Journal of Modern Accounting & Auditing, Vol.8, No. 2: pp.174-184. ISSN1548-6583.
Azevedo, S; Carvalho, H., and Cruz-Machado, V. (2011) "A proposal of LARG Supply Chain
Management Practices and a Performance Measurement System", International Journal of
e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IJEEEE), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.7 -
14.
Azevedo, S.G., Machado, V.H., Barroso, A.P., e Cruz Machado, V., (2011) "Mapping and Its
Importance to Supply Chains: A Case Study", China-USA Business Review, Vol. 10, Nº
7, pp. 532-541. ISSN 1537-1506.
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. and Raposo, M. (2011). Specialisation of Regional Clusters and
Innovative Behaviour: A Case Study, Competitiveness Review An official journal of the
American Society for Competitiveness (forthcoming).
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2011) Deployment of RFID Technology in two Fashion Retailers,
UTCC International Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 1, Nº 2.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2010) "Decision making for distribution centres location in CEP
sector: A case study", International Journal of Management Science and Engineering
Management Vol. 5, Nº5, 341-352.
Carvalho, H, Azevedo, S. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2010), “Supply Chain Performance
Management: Lean and Green Paradigms“ International Journal of Business Performance
and Supply Chain Modelling, Vol. 2, Nº (3/4), pp. 304-333.
[Indexing: Academic OneFile, Business and Company ASAP, Business and Company
Resource Center, Expanded Academic ASAP, General Business File ASAP International,
General One File, Google Scholar, InfoTrac Custom Journals.]
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2010), Innovative information technology in the service sector:
RFID technology applications in retailing and healthcare, International Journal of Services
Sciences, Vol. 3, No.2/3 pp. 105 - 132. [Indexing: Google Scholar, Scirus].
InderScience Publisher:
http://www.inderscience.com/search/index.php?action=record&rec_id=32219&prevQuery
=&ps=10&m=or.
Pereira, M.; Azevedo, S.G.; Ferreira, J.; Miguel R.M. and Pedroso; V. (2010), The Relationship
between Apparel Attributes and Advertising on Consumer Buying Behaviour;
International Journal of Management Cases, Vol 11, Issue 2; pp. 17-31.
[Indexed in Cabell Publishing - Official journal of the Centre for International Research
Consumers, Locations and their Environments (CIRCLE) Research Centre:
http://www.ijmc.org/IJMC/Home.html.]
Azevedo, S and Ferreira João (2009) The contribution of resources and capabilities to the
competitiveness: The case of Port of Sines, Chinese Business Review, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp.
14-26.
[Indexed in: Google Scholar, Scirus, TRIS (Transportation Research Information
Services)] Inderscience Publisher:
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=304&year=2009&vol=1&issu
e=3
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. and Raposo, M. (2009) Role of Small and Medium Enterprises in
Internationalization: A Cluster Policy Approach for SME in Portugal, Knowledge Hub,
Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 33-44.
[Indexed in Cabell Directory – USA, Ranked A in Business India Annual]. Publisher:
Rajiv Academy of Technology & Management.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2009) RFID Technology in Retailing: An Exploratory Study on
Fashion Apparels, IUP Journal of Managerial Economics, 7 (1): 7-22.
[Indexed in ABI/INFORM Global, RePEc]. ICFAI Institute Publisher:
http://econpapers.repec.org/article/icficfjme/v_3a07_3ay_3a2009_3ai_3a1_3ap_3a7-
22.htm.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2008) The RFID as an Innovative Technology in Retailing: A
Case Study, The Journal of Business & Retail Management Research, 3, Issue 1. ISSN
1751-8202. [Indexing: Cabells]
http://www.jbrmr.com/abstract/vol_3_issue_1_oct08.html
Ferreira, J., Azevedo, S. e Cruz, R. (2008) A Logística e o Processo de Crescimento das
Organizações: A teoria do Ciclo de Vida, Panorama Socioeconómico, año 26, no. 26,
Enero-Junio: 34-49. ISSN: 1727-7051.
[Indexed in Latindex-Catálogo, Redalyc EBSCO, Al-Día] http://panorama.utalca.cl/
Azevedo, S., Machado, V., Barroso, A. and Machado, V. (2008) Supply Chain Vulnerability:
Environment changes and Dependencies”, International Journal of Logistics and
Transport, Vol 2, No 1, ISSN: 1906-0521.
[Indexed in EBSCO Databes, Electronic Collections online, Transportation Research
Board and Zetoc]. Publisher: Thai Researchers’ Consortium and the Chartered Institute of
Logistics and Transport (Thailand). http://www.thaivcml.com/IJLT/index.php.
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. and Leitão, J. E (2008), The role of Logistics’ Information and
Communication Technologies in Promoting Competitive Advantages of the Firm, The
IUP Journal of Managerial Economics, Vol. VI, issue 3, pp. 7-21.
[http://econpapers.repec.org/article/icficfjme/v_3a06_3ay_3a2008_3ai_3a3_3ap_3a7-
21.htm]
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2008) Strategic Approach of Seaports: Qualitative Evidences of a
Portuguese Seaport, International Journal of Logistics and Transport, Vol 2, No. 2; pp.41-
55.
[Indexed in EBSCO Databes, Electronic Collections online, Transportation Research
Board and Zetoc, Engineering Information Inc]. Publisher: Thai Researchers’ Consortium
and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Thailand).
http://www.thaivcml.com/IJLT/index.php.
Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2008) Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) and Growth of Firms:
Key Lessons for Managers and Business Professionals, Problems and Perspectives in
Management, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 82-88.
[Indexed in IBSS, EconLit, ABI/INFORM, PAIS International, Cabell’s]. Publisher:
Sumy State University and Publishing Company Business Perspectives.
http://www.businessperspectives.org/component/option,com_journals/task,issue/id,71/ji
d,3/
Ferreira, J., Leitão, J. and Azevedo, S. (2008), Configuration of Logistics activities across
Life- Cycle of the Firms and Performance: Proposal of a Conceptual Model. The IUP
Journal of Managerial Economics, Vol. 6, Nº. 1, pp.34-50.
http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/pramprapa/1362.htm
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2007) A Model of Logistics Performance Measurement: A SEM
Approach, Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, Vol. 13, No 3, pp.1- 23.
(http://www.ijoqm.org/v13no3.asp#)
COMMUNICATIONS IN INTERMATIONAL CONFERENCES
Maria Rosa Cruz, João José de Matos Ferreira, Susana Maria Azevedo, "Operational
performance and physical capacity of iberian seaport: a multi- criteria analysis" AEDEM
2012, Barcelona.
Andre Ferreira, Susana Azevedo and Paulo Fazendeiro (2012) "A Linguistic Approach to
Supply Chain Performance Assessment", 2012 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy
Systems, June 10-15, Brisbane, Australia.
Azevedo, S., Govindan, K., Carvalho, H. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2012) Deployment of Radio
Frequency Identification Technology in Healthcare Organizations, POMS 23rd Annual
Conference “Socially Responsible Operations” April 20 – April 23, 2012, Chicago, IL,
U.S.A.
Rainho, M.J., Nogueira, F. and Azevedo, S. (2011) Indústria agro-alimentar um olhar sobre os
relacionamentos inter-organizacionais, as práticas de gestão e o desempenho da cadeia de
abastecimento”, XXII Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Gestão realizam-se na Universidade
de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD).
Cruz, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2011) “Posicionamento estratégico dos portos marítimos
ibéricos: uma perspectiva dinamica”, XXII Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Gestão realizamse
na Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD).
T. Jorge Almeida Ferreira, F. M. Bigares Charrua Santos, S. Garrido Azevedo, (2011)
Ferramente Orientadora Na Aplicação do Lean Manufacturing em Ambientes Industriais,
ICEUBI 2011, International Conference on Engineering , UBI 2011, Innovation and
Development, Covilhã, Portugal.
André Ferreira, Susana Azevedo, Paulo Fazendeiro, (2011), “A fuzzy logic approach to a webbased
automotive supply chain evaluation”, ICEUBI 2011, International Conference on
Engineering , UBI 2011, Innovation and Development, Covilhã, Portugal
Fernandes, P., Teixeira, J., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. G. (2011) "«Forecasting Tourism
Demand with Artificial Neural Networks", International Conference on Tourism &
Management Studies – Algarve 2011.
H. Carvalho, A. P. Barroso, V. H. Machado, Azevedo, S., and Cruz-Machado, V., “Supply
chain resilience: a simulation study,” in Annals of DAAAM for 2011 & Proceedings of
the 22nd International DAAAM Symposium, Viena, Austria, 2011, pp. 1611-1612.
(index in: Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) of Thomson Reuters ( ISI Proceedings
SM is now the Conference Proceedings Citation Index SM).
Carvalho, H, V, Machado, V., Barroso, A., Azevedo, S. and Machado, V-Cruz (2011) "Supply
chain resilience: a simulation study", International Conference on Instrumentation,
Measurement, Circuits and Systems - ICIMCS 2011, December 13-14, 2011, Hong Kong
(Indexed by EI Compendex, Thomson ISI Proceedings).
Azevedo, S, Carvalho, H. and Cruz-Machado, V. (2011) "Agile Index: Automotive Supply
Chain", ICMIE 2011 : International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems
Management, Paris, France, July, 27-29. (indexed: Google Scholar, Scopus, Compendex,
Thomson Reuters, WorldCat, EBSCO, GALE, Embase, Reaxys, Engineering Village /
Engineering Index (EI).
Charrua-Santos, F., Dias, S, Matias, J., Brójo, D. and Azevedo, S. (2011) "Orders Preparation
and Control on the Productive Process Efficiency Preparation", ICBMS 2011 :
"International Conference on Business and Management Sciences, Amsterdam,
Netherlands, July 13-15.
Ferreira, T., Santos, F. and Azevedo, S. "Ferramenta Orientadora na aplicação do Lean
manufacturing em ambientes intermitentes" ICEUBI 2011 International Conference on
Engineering - Innovation & Development, 28-30 Novenber, University of Beira Interior,
Covilhã, Portugal, 2011.
Fernandes, P; Teixeira, J.; Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. " Forecasting Tourism Demand with
Artificial Neural Networks", International Conference on Tourism & Management
Studies–Algarve 2010, which will be hosted at ESGHT-University of the Algarve, Faro,
Portugal, 26th –29th October 2011.
Helena Carvalho, Susana Garrido Azevedo, Cruz-Machado, (2011) "Pathways between Lean
and Green Paradigms and Supply Chain Performance". In Proceedings of International
Conference on Economics, Business and Marketing Management – CEBMM 2011, 11-13
March, Shanghai /) ISBN 978-1-4244-9544-3, abstracted/indexed by Thomson ISI).
Susana Garrido Azevedo, Helena Carvalho, Cruz-Machado, (2011) "The Influence of LARG
Supply Chain Management Practices on Manufacturing Supply Chain Performance". In
Proceedings of International Conference on Economics, Business and Marketing
Management – CEBMM 2011, 11-13 March, Shanghai /) (ISBN 978-1-4244-9544-3,
abstracted/indexed by Thomson ISI ).
Azevedo, S. , Carvalho, H. and V. Cruz-Machado “Green Supply Chain Management: A Case
Study Analysis of the Automotive Industry”, in APMS 2010 International Conference
Competitive and Sustainable Manufacturing, Products and Services, pp. 14, (ISBN 97888-
6493-005-3, Cernobbio, Como, Italy, October 2010.
Azevedo, S.; Madeira, I.; Miguel, R. and Pereira, M. (2010) "Fashion Luxury Brands: The
Consumer Profile", Global Fashion Conference CEPESE, 13 November, Universidade
Lusiada Porto.
Pereira, M; Azevedo, S.; Bernardo, B. and Miguel, R (2010) " The Influence of fashion stores
attributes on women and younger consumers", Global Fashion Conference CEPESE, 13
November, Universidade Lusiada Porto.
Andreia Santos; Rui Miguel; Susana Azevedo; Madalena Pereira & Jose Lucas, (2010) Design
and Consumers Behaviour Strategy of Luxury Fashion Brands – A Case Study,
Proceedings of the 5th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference: Magic World
of Textiles, October 3rd – 6th, Dubrovnik, Croatia. (http://itcdc.ttf.hr/) [Indexed: Citation
Index-Science (CPCI-S)]
Maria Pereira; Susana Azevedo; Vera Bernardo; Fernando Moreira da Silva; Rui Miguel & Jose
Lucas, (2010), "The effect of visual merchandising of fashion stores in shopping centers",
Proceedings of the 5th international textile, clothing & design conference: Magic world of
textiles, October 3rd – 6th, Dubrovnik, Croatia. (http://itcdc.ttf.hr/). [Indexed: Citation
Index-Science (CPCI-S)]
Azevedo, S., Carvalho, H., Cruz-Machado, V. and Grilo, F. (2010), “The influence of agile and
resilient practices on supply chain performance: an innovative conceptual model
proposal”, Proceedings of the HICL 2010 Hamburg International Conference of Logistics,
02-03 September, Germany, ISSN: 1863-3390.
Azevedo, S. Carvalho, H. and Machado, V. Cruz (2010) Green Supply Chain Management: A
Case Study Analysis of the Automotive Industry, Proceedings of the APMS 2010
International Conference, Competitive and Sustainable Manufacturing, Products and
Services, 11-13 October 2010, Cernobbio, Como, Italy.
Pereira, Madalena; Azevedo, Susana ;Ferreira, João; Miguel, Rui; Pedroso, Vilma (2010), The
influence of personal factors on consumer buying behaviour in fashion, Abstract book of
the CIRCLE conference, Estoril, Portugal, 7-9 April 2010, ISBN: 978-972-99232-2-7.
Rainho, M., Azevedo, S e Nogueira F. (2010) Influência de Factores Contextuais e Práticas de
Gestão sobre o Desempenho da Cadeia de Abastecimento: Proposta de uma Ferramenta
Teórica, Actas da Conferência IASK 2010 - Global Management, Valencia, Espanha.
Azevedo, S. and Pereira, M. (2009) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology: A
Benchmarking Approach in Retailing, Proceedings of the International Conference on
Integration of Design, Engineering and Management, for innovation -IDEMI 2009, 14-15
September, Porto, Portugal.
Pires, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2009) Competitive Strategies of Seaports: a Conceptual
model Proposal, Proceedings of the Seventh AIMS International Conference on
Management (AIMS-7), December, 20-23, IIM Bangalore, India.
Pereira, M., Azevedo, S., Miguel, R., Ferreira, J. Pedroso, V. (2009), Consumer buying
behaviour and fashion brands; Proceedings of the V International conference of AM's
Brand, Corporate Identity and Reputation SIG, September 1st - 3rd, Cambridge, England.
ISBN 978-1-901085-94-5.
Pires, R., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2009), Taxonomia de Empresas de Serviços:
Combinação das Abordagens de Ciclo de vida e Recursos e capacidades, 1º Congresso de
Desenvolvimento Regional de Cabo Verde/15º Congresso da APDR, Cidade da Praia,
Cabo Verde, 6 a 11 de Julho. ISBN 978-989-96353-0-2.
Fernandes, P., Teixeira, J., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2009) O Impacto da Variável Páscoa na
Previsão da Procura Turística, Proceedings of the International Congress of Applied
Economics (ASEPELT), Covilhã, Portugal, June, 17-20. ISBN: 978-84-92453-69-6.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2009) Security Systems in Healthcare Organisations: RFID
Technology Application, Proceedings of the POMS 20th Annual Conference, Orlando,
Florida U.S.A., May 1 to May 4.
Machado, V., Azevedo, S., Barroso,A., Tenera, A. and Cruz Machado, V., (2009), Strategies to
Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions, Proceedings of the POMS 20th Annual Conference,
Orlando, Florida U.S.A., May 1 to May 4.
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J., Dias, J. and Palma, S. (2009) Performance Evaluation of the Main
Terminal Containers in the Iberian Seaports: A Benchmarking Approach, Proceedings of
the POMS 20th Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida U.S.A., May 1 to May 4.
Azevedo, S., Machado, V., Barroso, A. and Machado, C. (2009), “The Mapping Framework: a
Case study on Automotive Supply Chain”, Proceedings of the International Conference on
Technology and Business Management (ICTBM), March 29- April 1, Al Ghurair
University, Dubai.
Pereira, M., Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J., Miguel, R., and Pedroso, V. (2009), The Relationship
between Apparel Attributes and Advertising on Consumer Buying Behaviour, Proceedings
of the 6th International Conference for Consumer Behaviour and Retailing Research,
organizada por: Centre for International Research in Consumers Location and their
Environments (CIRCLE). Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, 16th - 18th April,
Austria.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2009), Decisões Estratégicas na Localização de Centro de
Distribuição no Sector CEP: Um Estudo de Caso, Proceedings of XIX Spanish – Luso
Conference on Management, 5-6 February, 2009, University de Jaén, Baeza, Spain.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2008), The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in
Retailing: The Case of a Portuguese Fashion Retailer, Proceedings of Third National IT
Conference on IT Enabled Practices and Emerging Management Paradigms, Prestige
Institute of Management and Research (PIMR) 12-13, September, 2008, Indore, India.
Jerónimo, S, Miguel, R., Azevedo, S, and Lucas, J. (2008) Conceptual Model of Fashion Design
and Multi-Channel Garment Retailing Relationship, Autex2008, June 24-26, città studi,
Biella - Italy
Fernandes, P., Teixeira, J., Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2008), Artificial Neural Networks
versus Box-Jenkins Methodology in Tourism Demand Analysis, Proceedings of 48th
Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA): Culture, Cohesion and
Competitiveness: Regional Perspectives, 27 – 31 August 2008 Liverpool, UK.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira. J. (2008), The Role of an Identification Technology on Firm
Performance: A Conceptual Model Proposed, in, “Evolution and Revolution in the Global
Knowledge Economy: Enhancing Innovation and Competitiveness Worldwide”,
Proceedings of the Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) -, editors
Fuxman, L., Delener, N., Lu, F. and Rivera-Solis, L., pp. 44-53, ISBN: 1-932917-0407.
Fernandes, P., Teixeira, J., Ferreira, J. e Azevedo, S. (2008); "Modelação da Procura Turística:
Um estudo comparativo entre Redes Neuronais Artificiais e a Metodologia de BoxJenkins",
Actas do XII Congreso Anual Internacional de Investigación en Ciencias
Administrativas, Tijuana-México. ISBN:978-968-9356-02-8.
Ferreira, J.; Azevedo, S. e Raposo, M. (2008), Clustering and Innovation Policy: a Regional
Approach. Proceedings of the First International Conference for Entrepreneurship,
Innovation and Regional Development, Proceedings of the ICEIRD2008, National and
University Library “Ss. Kliment Ohridski”, 7-11 de Maio de 2008, Skopje and Ohrid,
Macedonia, 2008, pp 210-220. ISSN 978-9989-2636-4-4. ISBN 978-9989-2636-4-4.
Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2008), Strategic Entrepreneurship: key-Dimensions effect on
strategic orientation of small firms, Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of, Management
Meeting (EAM), in Washington, D.C., May 14-17, 2008.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira, J. (2008), The Contribution of Resources and Capabilities to the
Competitiveness: The Case of Port of Sines, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference
of the Production and Operations Management Society - POMS-2008, Hyatt Regency La
Jolla, California May 9 - May 12.
Azevedo, S., Barroso, A., Machado. V. and Machado, V. Cruz. (2008), A Contribution for a
Better Understanding of Supply Chains Vulnerability, Proceedings of the 19th Annual
Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society - POMS-2008, Hyatt
Regency La Jolla, California May 9 - May 12.
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. and Raposo, M. (2008) Regional Clustering and Innovative Practices in
a Firm-Level approach, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Academy of
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China March 27-
29, pp. 115-123 (ISSN: 978-7-80247-039-2).
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. and Raposo, M. (2008) Clusters policy approach for SME: Exploring
cluster differences in the region of Beira Interior, Proceedings of the XVIII Jornadas Luso-
Espanholas de Gestão (18th Luso-Spanish Conference on Management), Innovation,
Entrepreneurialship, Knowledge and Enterprise in Competitiveness, school of economics
of the University of Porto, February 7-8, Porto, Portugal (ISSN: 978-989-20-10009-0).
Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2007), Linkage between Logistics activities and firms
performance: Empirical Study, Proceedings of the Four Annual conference of Applied
Business and Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI), 16th – 20th,
November, Maui Hawaii.
Azevedo, S. and Ferreira J. (2007), The Linkage between LIS and RBV for Sustained
Competitive Advantage: An Integrated Conceptual Model, Proceedings of the IASK –
International Association for the Scientific Knowledge: E-Activity and Leading
Technologies, 3rd to 6th of December, Porto, pp. 172 (ISSN: 978-972-99397-5-4).
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. (2007), A Model of Logistics Performance Measurement: A SEM
approach, Proceedings of the 5th AIMS International Conference, Institute of Finance and
International Management, December 27-30, IBS, Hyderabad, Índia.
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. (2007), The Impact of Logistics’ Information and Communication
Technologies on Sustaining Competitive Advantages: The Resource-Based View
Approach, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Operations and
Quantitative Management (ICOQ8), ABAC School of Management, October 17-20, pp.
18, Bangkok, Thailand.
Lucena, L. e Azevedo S. (2007), A Macrologística na dinamização de Clusters estratégicos,
Actas do IX Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial, 15-16 Novembro,
Covilhã.
Santos, F., Ferreira, J. e Azevedo S. (2007), Práticas Logísticas: Abordagem competitiva à
Indústria Têxtil e Vestuário, Actas do IX Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia
Empresarial, 15-16 Novembro, Covilhã.
Ferreira, J. Leitão, L. and Azevedo, S. (2007) Padrões E Aspirações De Crescimento Das
Pequenas Empresas: Um Estudo Empírico Comparativo, Ayala Calvo, J.C. y grupo de
investigación FEDRA, Conocimiento, innovación y emprendedores: Camino al futuro.
Ferreira, J. and Azevedo, S. (2007), The Impact of EO Resource-Based View on Growth of
Small Firms, Proceedings of the ISBE2007 Conference, 7th-9th November 2007,
Glasgow, Scotland, ISBN 978 1 900862 02 8.
Azevedo, S., Ferreira, J. and Leitão, J. (2007), “The Role of Logistics’ ICT in Determining
Competitive Advantages: A New Dimensional Framework”, Proceedings of Eastern
Academy of Management.
Pereira, M., Lourenço, L., Miguel, R. and Azevedo, S. (2007), Relationships Between
Operations Strategy and Operational Performance in Portuguese Textile Chain,
Proceedings of Autex2007, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, (ISSN 978-952-
15-1793-8).
Ferreira, J., Leitão, J. and Azevedo, S. (2006), “Configuration of Logistics Activities across
Life- Cycle of the Firms and Performance: Proposal of a Conceptual Model”, Proceedings
of the 4th AIMS International Conference Proceedings, Institute of Finance and
International Management, December 2006, pp. 12, Bangalore, India.
Azevedo, S. e Abreu, F. (2006), Logística, estratégia e estratégias de marketing, Actas do
SLADE 2006- Encontro Luso-Brasileiro de Estratégia, Balneário Camboriu, Novembro.
Azevedo, S., (2006), Logistics in a Different context: the rally Lisbon Dakar, (2006),
Proceedings of the Vth Congress of the Public and Non Lucrative Marketing International
Association, AIMP, 18 e 19 Maio, Cluj Napoca, Roménia – ISSN: 973-751-241-3, pg
419-428.
Azevedo, .S., (2005), “A Logística nas Organizações de Ajuda Humanitária”, Proceedings of
the IV Congresso Internacional de Marketing Público e Não Lucrativo, Maio, Jerez de la
Frontera – Cádiz, ISSN: 84-689-2155-6.
Azevedo, G. S. (2004), “A Resposta Logística às alterações no ambiente das empresas”, XV
Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de Gestão Científica, Sevilha, ISBN: 84-96378-10-1.
Azevedo, G. S. (2003), “A Realidade Portuguesa e a Logística”, (2003), actas do V Seminário
Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial, Covilhã, Novembro (ISBN 972-8790-11-2).
Azevedo, G. S; Mendes, L e Almeida, A. (2001), “Comportamento das Empresas de Menor
Dimensão Face ao Fenómeno da Qualidade” (2001), actas das XI Jornadas Hispano-
Lusas de Gestão Cientifica: Empresa e Nova Economia, Cáceres, Fevereiro, (ISBN 84-
88611-15-3).
Azevedo, G. S.; Almeida, A. e Mendes L, (2001),“Modelos de Gestão de Materiais: O Caso da
Distribuição de Materiais nos Hospitais”, actas das XI Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de
Gestão Cientifica: Empresa e Nova Economia, Cáceres, Fevereiro, (ISBN 84-88611-15-
3).
Azevedo, G. S. e Miranda, L., (2000) “Indicadores de Desempenho Gerencial mais utilizados
pelos empresários: Estudo Comparativo Brasil-Portugal”, actas do encontro ENANPAD
2000, Florianápolis, Brasil.
Azevedo, G. S., (2000), “Medidas de Avaliação de Desempenho Geral da Empresa e da Função
Produção”, (2000), actas das X Jornadas Luso <Espanholas de Gestão Científica,
Fevereiro, Vilamoura (ISBN 972-9341-26-X)
Azevedo, G. S.; Mendes, L. e Almeida, A., (2000), “O JIT na Relação Empresa/Fornecedor:
Análise Custo/Benefício para os dois Agentes na Cadeia de Abastecimento” (2000),
actas do II Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial, Covilhã, Novembro.
Azevedo, G. S. and Almeida, A., (2000),”Relationships Between Buyer and Supplier under a
Just-in-Time Environment”, Proceedings of the First World Conference on Production and
Operations Management, POMS-2000, Sevilha, Agosto (ISBN 84-8009-103-7).

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