Inspiring Operations Management

Explore, debate and contest the latest thinking in operations management whilst networking old school (we mean face-to-face!) in the world heritage site of Edinburgh Old Town in the proud country of Scotland.

Call for Papers

Welcome to the 24th EurOMA conference, hosted by Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. Please always pay close attention to the full paper guidelines (same as for previous years).

Full Paper Guidelines and Template

Paper submission for Euroma 2017 is now closed. We look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh


We welcome papers addressing a variety of operations management topics and in particular those that fit under the special sessions. Although the theme provides a special focus for the conference, all the usual broad areas of operations and supply chain management will be addressed:
1. Behavioral Operations
2. Capacity Planning and Control
3. E-business and Operations
4. Empirical Modelling and Simulation
5. Empirical Research in Operations Management
6. Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing
7. Healthcare Operations Management
8. Humanitarian Operations and Crisis
9. Innovation, Product and Service Development
10. Information Systems in Operations
11. Inventory Management
12. Lean and Agile Operations
13. Logistics Management and Physical Distribution
14. Managing Change in Operations
15. Managing Inter-firm Relationships in Supply Chains
16. Managing the Operations Interface within Organisations
17. Mass Customization
18. Negotiations and conflicts in decentralized supply networks
19. Next generation operations
20. Operations Innovation
21. Operations Management in Regional Economies
22. Operations in the Public Sector
23. Operations Planning, Scheduling and Control
24. Operations Risk Management and Resilience
25. Operations Strategy
26. Performance Measurement and Management
27. Plant Location, Design and Layout
28. Project Management
29. Purchasing and Procurement
30. Reliability and Maintenance
31. Retail Operations
32. Revenue Management in Operations
33. Sales & Operation Planning
34. Service Operations Management
35. Servitization
36. Special Session
37. Supply Chain Management
38. Supply Network Design
39. Sustainability in Operations and Logistics (including CSR)
40. Teaching and Learning in Operations Management (incl. Cases, Games and Simulations)
41. Technology Management in Operations
42. Total Quality Management, Kaizen and Six Sigma

Best Paper Awards

EurOMA recognizes excellent research. If you think your paper could be considered for one of the best paper awards, please see Best Paper Awards.


EurOMA is an international network of academics and practitioners from around the world who have a common interest in the continuing development of Operations Management.










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