Dr Jeff Jia
Lecturer in Supply Network Management

Peer reviewed journal papers

  1. Jia, F. and Zsidisin, G. (in press). “Supply Relational Risk: What Role Does Guanxi Play?”, accepted for publication by Journal of Business Logistics.
  2. Jia, F., Lamming, R., Orzes, G., Sartor, M. and Nassimbeni, G (2014). “International Purchasing Offices in China: An dynamic evolution process model”, International Business Review 23, 580-593 (ABS 3*).
  3. Jia, F., Lamming, R., Sartor, M., Orzes, G., and Nassimbeni, G. (in press, 2014). “Global purchasing strategy and International Purchasing Offices: Evidence from case studies”, International Journal of Production Economics (3*). Accepted for publication
  4. Sartor, M., Orzes, G., Nassimbeni, G., Jia, F., and Lamming, R. (in press, 2014). “International Purchasing Offices: Literature review and research directions”, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (2*). Accepted for publication
  5. Trifilova, A., Bessant, J., Jia, F. and Gosling, J. (2013). “Sustainability-driven innovation and the Climate Savers’ programme: Experience of international companies in China”, Corporate Governance (1*). Accepted for publication
  6. Jia, F. and Lamming, R. (2013). “Dyadic learning in an international context:
    Evidence from Sino-West supply relationships”. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33, 5 (3*)
  7. Zhou, Y., Li, H. and Jia, F. (2012). “Offshore sourcing for Chinese enterprises: Case studies”, China Business and Market, 2 (in Chinese)
  8. Zhou, Y., Liu, S., and Jia, F. (2011). “An stage model of offshore sourcing for Chinese enterprises”, China Business and Market, 1 (in Chinese)
  9. Zhou, Y., Liu, S., and Jia, F. (2011). “An empirical study of offshore sourcing for Chinese enterprises”, Enterprise Economy, 11 (in Chinese)
  10. Jia, F. and Rutherford, C. (2010).“Mitigation of supply chain relational risk caused by cultural differences between China and the west”, International Journal of Logistics Management, 21, 2 (ABS 2*; Cranfield 3*)


  1. Christopher, M., Jia, F., Khan, O., Mena, C., Palmer, A. and Sandberg, E. (2007). Global Sourcing and Logistics. Report of Global Sourcing and Logistics Project for DFT (Department for Transport), UK
  2. Mena, C., Christopher, M., Johnson, M., and Jia, F. (2007). Innovation in Logistics Services. Report for NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and Arts.
  3. Jia, Fu. and Gosling, J. (2012). WWF Climate Savers Chinese Innovation Case Studies Reports. 8 case reports for Worldwide Fund for Nature.

Published practitioner journal papers

  1. Jia, Fu and Rutherford, Christine. (2008). “Watch your Guanxi.” Supply Chain Standard. London. February/March.
  2. Jia, F. and Witzel, M. (2012). “Competing in China: Fairmont hotels”, Financial Times, July 3rd, 2012.

Jeff publishes on average 2 conference papers per year.