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Dr. Jiachen Hou

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Jiachen joined the Operations and Information Management Group in January 2016. Prior to this, she was a teaching fellow at the Department of Management Science, University of Strathclyde. She involved in two European Commission found projects during her PhD study from Nottingham Trent University, EU-Asia Link project and EU-IT&C project. The aims of the projects are to improve co-operation between Asia and Europe by increasing the mutual understanding of the complexity of transferring European information and communications technology to China, thus improving technology cross-flow and the quality of Europe-China partnerships. Her PhD project was focused on investigating the issues that have influenced SMEs in the processes of product life cycle and supplier selection.Jiachen has been engaged with a range of professional activities. She has reviewed articles for journals such as International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, International Journal of Design Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Public Money and Management 92018), for Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation (2018), etc. Jiachen was a member of the Member of the program committee for BLESS U Workshop (2018), member of the program committee for The 19th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (2018), and programme committee of the International Conference on Advanced Desing and Manufacture (2006, 2009, 2010, 2011). She is a member of SAP Global University Alliances Program Community.Jiachen is currently working on British Council Sponsored project: "Bandar Lampung Enhanced Smart-health Services with Smart Ubiquity".Recent publications:Emilia Vann Yaroson, Liz Breen, Jiachen Hou, Julie Sowter (2023). 'The role of power-based behaviours on pharmaceutical supply chain resilience'. Supply Chain Management: An International JournalFatema Al-Dhaen, Jiachen Hou, Nripendra P Rana, Vishanth Weerakkody (2021). ‘Advancing the Understanding of the Role of Responsible AI in the Continued Use of IoMT in Healthcare’. Information Systems FrontiersEmilia Vann Yaroson, Liz Breen, Jiachen Hou, Julie Sowter (2021) ‘Advancing the Understanding of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Resilience using Complex Adaptive System (CAS) Theory’. Supply Chain Management---An International Journal. Vol. 26 No. 3, pp. 323-340. Emilia Vann Yaroson, Liz Breen, Jiachen Hou, Julie Sowter (2021) Resilience Strategy Outcomes, Medicine Shortages, and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (PSC). LRN2021: The Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2021. Cardiff, UK, September 8-10, 2021 Emilia Vann Yaroson, Liz Breen, Jiachen Hou, Julie Sowter (2019) 'Resilience Strategies and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain The Role of Agility in Mitigating Drug Shortages' In: Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Medicines Shortages. Portugal: Springer.T Sigwele, A Naveed, Y.F Hu, M Ali, Jiachen Hou, M Susanto, H Fitriawan (2019) ‘Building a Semantic RESTFul API for Achieving Interoperability between a Pharmacist and a Doctor using JENA and FUSEKI’. Journal of Physics Conference Series.A Naveed, T Sigwele, Y.F Hu, Mumtaz Kamala, Jiachen Hou, M Susanto, H Fitriawan (2018) ‘Addressing Semantic Interoperability, Privacy and Security Concerns in Electronic Health Records’. International Conference on Engineering, Technologies and Applied Sciences(ICETsAS) 2018.Sigwele T, Hu Y, JC Hou, Susanto M, Fitriawan H. (2018) ‘Intelligent and Energy Efficient Mobile Smartphone Gateway for Healthcare Smart Devices Based on 5G’. 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2018Sigwele T, Hu Y, JC Hou, Susanto M, Fitriawan H. (2018) ‘An Intelligent Edge Computing Based Semantic Gateway for Healthcare Systems Interoperability and Collaboration’ 2018 IEEE 6th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and CloudRongyao He, Yu Xiong, Yongheng Cheng, Jiachen Hou, ‘Online expansion: is it another kind of strategic manufacturer response to a dominant retailer?’. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol 30 (1/2), 2016, pp 1-18


Process improvement in healthcare industry, knowledge management & decision making for SMEs, sustainable supply chain, business process and IT alignment, and servitization.

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