Research Profile

Dr Luai
Jraisat

Senior Lecturer in Logistics/Operations Management

  • Dr. Luai Jraisat is a Senior Lecturer of Logistics and Operation Management at Faculty of Business and Law (FBL), University of Northampton, UK.  Luai received his Ph.D. degree in Supply Chain Management and Marketing from Brunel University-London, UK, hold M.Sc degree in Marketing from the University of Huddersffield, UK, and completed his B.Sc degree in Agri-Business and Management from the University of Jordan, Jordan.

    Over the last years, Luai had various academic and consultancy positions. Luai’s focus is to provide high quality teaching and developing research group and publications. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in addition to supervision of MSc, DBA and PhD projects. He has published more than 30 research works including top journals, conferences, professional reports and books. His key publications have appeared in a variety of journals (some ranked 3* ABS) including International Marketing Review, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Tourism Review, and Journal of Organizational Studies and Innovation. Further to this, he worked with project teams and consultancy works to implement best practices across more than 10 countries including UK, France, Italy, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Netherland, Tunisia, Gulf Countries and Jordan. He took part as a senior expert in international funded projects on Supply Chain Management (SCM), Value Chain Analysis (VCA), Marketing, Logistics, Sustainability and Food Markets. Those projects were funded by European Union (EU), World Bank (WB) United Nations (UN), USAID, FAO, GIZ, ICARDA, IFAD, ICARDA, CBI, CHIEAM-IAMM-France, CIHEAM-MAIB-Italy, Soges S.p.A-Italy, Planet-Greece, British Standards Institution (BSI) and other bodies.

    Qualifications

    • Fellow of High Education Academy (FHEA), UK.
    • PhD: Supply Chain Management and Marketing, Brunel University-London, UK.
    • MSc: Marketing, the University of Huddersffield, UK.
    • BSc: Agri-Engineering, Business and Management, the University of Jordan, Jordan.

    Professional Membership

    • A member at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK.
    • A member at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), UK.
    • A Member at Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), U.S.A. 
    • A Member at European Operation Management Association (EurOMA), EU.
  • Luai is involved in a set of programs as a module leader:

    • MSc/BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
    • MSc/BSc Project Management.
    • MSc Business Analytics.
    • MSc Strategic Technology Management.
    • MBA CIPS
    • MSc/BSc Distance Learning

    Supervision

    Luai supervises a number of PhD and DBA candidates, in addition to MSc students. He welcomes enquiries from potential PhD students in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Value Chain, Sustainability, Industrial Marketing, and Food Supply Chain. 

    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
    • Value Chain Analysis.
    • Sustainability Practices and Supply Chain Operations.
    • Industrial Marketing.
    • Food Supply Chain and Agriculture.

    Scholarly Activity

    • A member of the Centre for Sustainable Business Practices (CSBP), FBL, University of Northampton, UK.
    • An Editorial Advisory Board Member of “Journal of Advances in Management Sciences and Information Systems” since 2015. Published by: Lifescience Global, Canada.
    • An Editorial Board Member of Journal of Business Strategies | New Horizons, Greenwich University, DK-10, 38 Street, Darakshan, Karachi 75500, Pakistan since 2017.
    • Member at E-Food Chain (efoodchain), European Commission since 2015, 170 – 1040 Brussel, Belgium.
    • Member at the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) since 2015, IFAMA Europe, Wageningen University & Washington, DC. USA.
    • Member at International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) since 2015, Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA.
    • Member at the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR) since 2007, Jordan.
    • Member at the Jordan Exporters and Producers Association for Fruit and Vegetables (JEPA) since 2007, Jordan.
    • Reviewer of the European Journal of Marketing.
    • Reviewer of the International Marketing Review.
    • Reviewer of the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management.
    • Reviewer of the Journal of Advances in Management Sciences and Information Systems.
    • Reviewer of the Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences (JJAS).
    • Reviewer of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA).
    • Reviewer of the Journal of Economics and Trade, International Knowledge Press.
    • Reviewer of the Annual Research & Review in Biology  Sciencedomain international (SDI).
    • Reviewer of the International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, UK
    • A guest speaker: “Agriculture and Rural Development: Sharing Best Practices and Experience with Research Players” at European Commission, 170-1040 Brussel, Belgium. 16-17 Oct, 2014.
    • A guest speaker:  “Gender Sensitive Value Chains: Pilot Projects to a Sustainable & Inclusive Regional Growth Strategy” at Hôtel Carthage Thalasso Resort, Tunisia. 9-10 Dec, 2014.
    • A guest speaker: “Gender Sensitive Value Chains Roundtable Discussion” GIZ, at Landmark Amman Hotel, Amman. 7th June, 2015.
    • Senior expert of supply/value chain & markets at IFAD/ Near East, North Africa and Europe Division, Italy, 2017. 
    • Senior expert of value chain/ marketing at CBI/Netherland Embassy projects, Netherland, 2017.
    • Senior expert of Value chain/ SCM at ICARDA/ CGIAR, Caritas Switzerland projects, 2016/7.
    • Senior expert of logistics at USAID projects, 2016/7.
    • Senior expert of ENPI CBC MED Programme at the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Jordan, 2015.
    • Senior expert of vegetable value chain at Jordan Exporters and Producers Association for Fruit and Vegetables (JEPA) for FAO projects, Jordan, 2015/6.
    • Senior expert of value chain analysis and proposal writing at The Regional Centre on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development for the Near East (CARDNE), 2015/6.
    • Senior expert of supply chain management/ marketing at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply (MITS), Jordan, 2013/5
    • Senior expert of Economic and Communication expert at the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Jordan, 2014/5.
    • Senior expert of marketing and supply chain management at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Jordan, 2013/5.
  • Journal Papers:

    • Jraisat, L. (2018) ‘ The Role of Not-for-Profit Perspective in Sustainable Value Chain Partnership (Working paper)
    • Jraisat, L. (2018) ‘Sustainable Buyer-Seller Relationships in Food Supply Chain (Working paper)
    • Jraisat, L. (2018) ‘The Role of IoT in Sustainable Networks in Cities  (Working paper)
    • Jraisat, L. (2017) ‘Factors of Relationship Marketing in Creating Leadership’, Journal of Organisational Studies and Innovation, Vol. 4, No.1, pp.1-14.
    • Jraisat, L. and AlSaied, R. (2017) ‘Internet Banking and Organizational Change: From a Customer Perspective’, Organisational Studies and Innovation Review, Vol. 3, No.1, pp.1-10.
    • Samawi, J., Jraisat, L. and Haloub, R. (2017) ‘The Effect of Health Advertising on University Students’, Journal of Business & Economic Policy, Vol. 4, No.1, pp.130-137.
    • Jraisat, L. (2016) ‘A Network Perspective and Value Added Tasks: The Case of Agri-Food Value Chain’, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, Vol.28 No.2, pp.350-366.
    • (ABS= 1*).
    • Akroush, M, Jraisat, L., Kurdieh, D., AL-Faouri, R. and Qatu, L (2016) ‘Tourism Service Quality and Destination Loyalty-The Mediating Role of Destination Image from International Tourists’ Perspectives’, Tourism Review, Vol.71No.1, pp.18-44.
    • (ABS=1*).
    • Jraisat, L. Jrisset, L. and H, C.  (2016) ‘Quality in Construction Management: An Exploratory Study’, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Vol.33 No.7, pp.920 – 941.
    • (ABS=2*).
    • Jraisat, L.   Akroush, M. ,  Al-Faouri, R. , Qatu, L. ,  Kurdieh, D.  (2015) ‘Perceived brand salience and destination brand loyalty from international tourists’ perspectives: the case of Dead Sea destination, Jordan’, International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp.292 – 315.
    • (ABS=1*).
    • Jraisat, L., Gotsi, M. Bourlakis, M. (2013) ‘Drivers of Information Sharing and Export Performance in the Jordanian agri-food export supply chain: A qualitative Study’, International Marketing Review, Vol. 30 No.4,pp. 323 – 356.
    • (ABS=3*).
    •  Jraisat, L. and Sawalha, I., (2013) ‘Quality Control and Supply Chain Management: A Contextual Perspective and a Case Study’, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 194-207.
    • (ABS=3*).
    • Sawalha, I., Jraisat, L., and Qudah, K. (2013) ‘Crisis and Disaster Management: practices and cultural considerations’, Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 22 No.3,pp:- 210 – 228
    • (ABS=3*).
    • Jraisat, L., (2011) ‘A Perspective for Supply Chain Management: Building a conceptual framework’, International Journal of Business Science and Applied Management, Vol.6 No.3, pp.1-14.
    • (ABS= -*).

    Conference Papers and Coordination:

    Conference Papers

    • Jraisat, L., (2018) ‘Partnerships in Sustainable Value Chains: Perspectives of Not-for-Profit-Actors’, The POMS 29th annual conference, Expanding Boundaries of POM: the Hilton Americas, Houston, TX, May 4 to May 7, 2018,  U.S.A.
    • Jraisat, L., (2018) ‘Information sharing in sustainable value chain network (SVCN): innovative technology for transportation in cities’, The 25th Annual EurOMA Conference from 24-26 June 2018 in Budapest, Hungary. 
    • Jraisat, L., (2018) ‘Collaboration for Buyer-Seller Relationships in Supply Chains: a Sustainable Perspective’, The Annual UoN Conference from 21-22 June 2018 in University of Northampton, Northampton, UK. 
    • Jraisat, L., (2017) ‘The Awareness of Renewable Energy efficiency for Supply Chain Management’, MBAcademy International Business Conference, Venue: Hilton Diagonal Mar: Barcelona, August 17-18, 2017, Spain.
    • Jraisat, L., (2016) ‘Relationship Marketing in Creating Leadership’, The International Business Conference of MBAcademy: Brunel University, 2016 from Dec 17-18, 2016, UK.
    • Jraisat, L., (2016) ‘Value Chain Analysis: The Case of Olive Industry, The 2nd International Conference on Economic, Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), 23 April 2016, Jordan.
    • Jraisat, L., (2014) ‘Agriculture and Rural Development: Sharing Best Practices and Experience with Research Players’,at European Commission, 170-1040 Brussel, 16-17 Oct, 2014, Belgium.
    • Jraisat, L., (2014) ‘Gender Sensitive Value Chains: From Pilot Projects to a Sustainable & Inclusive Regional Growth Strategy’, at Hôtel Carthage Thalasso Resort, 9-10 Dec, 2014, Tunisia.
    • Jraisat, L., Bourlakis, M. and Gotsi, M. (2010) ‘Information Sharing in the Exporter-Producer Supply Chain’, The 15th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network (LRN), Yorkshire: University of Leeds, 8th – 10th September, UK.
    • Jraisat, L. and Bourlakis, M. (2010) ‘Information Sharing in an Export Supply Chain Relationship: a Model of Export Supply Chain Management’, 6th Student Conference Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK, London: University of Greenwich, Business School, 8th February, UK.
    • Jraisat, L. and Bourlakis, M. (2009) ‘Information Sharing in the Exporter-Producer Supply Chain Relationship’, The 14th European Logistic Association (ELA) Workshop: Nantes-Saint Nazaire, 24th – 27th June, France.

    Conference Coordination

    • A member of the Scientific Committee –The 24rd Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), at University of Northampton, September 2019, Northampton, UK.
    • Co-organizer/Member of the Scientific Committee -3 rd International Conference on Economic, Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), 29 April 2017, Jordan.
    • Co-organizer/Member of the Scientific Committee-2 nd International Conference on Economic, Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), 23 April 2016, Jordan.
    • Co-organizer/Member of the Scientific Committee-1st International Conference on Economic, Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), 20 April 2014, Jordan.