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Dr. Luciano Batista

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
  • Department: Business Systems & Operations

General information

Luciano is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management atNorthampton Business School.  He is an External Examiner for the UG Management Programme at the University of Exeter and is a Guest Senior Lecturer at the University of Sao Paulo, Management Institute Foundation (FIA).

Luciano's professional memberships include:

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK
  • Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience. 

Luciano's academic degrees include:

  • BSc(Hons) in Computer Science 
  • MSc in Management by the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil, 
  • PhD in Management by the University of Manchester, Manchester Business School, UK. 

Before starting his academic career, Luciano acquired industry experience by working in the IT sector for many years. During that period he worked as a computer programmer for a large government bank, a system analyst for a multinational ICT company, and CIO for a large health insurance corporation. 


Luciano teaches Operations Management and Strategic Logistics Issues across the undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes that we offer nationally and internationally.


Luciano's PhD research focused upon the applicability of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems in the government context. 

Luciano has been developing research on key areas of the value chain stream such as CRM, Operations and Supply chain Management (SCM). Luciano's research at the University of Northampton focuses on the sustainability of operations and supply chains as well as trade facilitation issues concerning border-crossing operations in international logistics. 


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  1. Batista, L., Bourlakis, M., Liu, Y., Smart, P. and Sohal, A. (2019) Supply chain operations for a circular economy. Production Planning & Control. 29(6), pp. 419-424. 0953-7287.


  1. Batista, L., Bourlakis, M., Smart, P. and Maull, R. (2018) In search of a circular supply chain archetype – a content-analysis based literature review. Production Planning & Control. 29(6), pp. 438-451. 0953-7287.
  2. Batista, L., Dora, M., Toth, J., Molnár, A., Malekpoor, H. and Kumari, S. (2018) Knowledge management for food supply chain synergies – A maturity level analysis of SME companies. Production Planning & Control. 0953-7287. (Accepted)


  1. Cherrafi, A., Elfezazi, S., Hurley, B., Jose Arturo, G.-R., Kumar, V., Anosike, A. and Batista, L. (2017) Green and Lean: a Gemba–Kaizen model for sustainability enhancement. Production Planning & Control. 0953-7287. (Accepted)


  1. Batista, L., Bourlakis, M. and Maull, R. (2016) Business models in the circular economy and the enabling role of supply chains. Paper presented to: 23rd European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference, Trondheim, Norway, 17- 22 June 2016.
  2. Batista, L., Davis-Poynter, S., Ng, I. and Maull, R. (2016) Servitization through outcome-based contract - a systems perspective from the defence industry. International Journal of Production Economics. 192, pp. 133-143. 0925-5273.


  1. Batista, L., Saes, S., Fouto, N. and Fassam, L. (2015) Industrial ecology perspectives of food supply chains: a framework of analysis. Paper presented to: 17th International Conference on Industrial Ecology (ICIE 2015), Istanbul, Turkey, 21-22 May 2015. (Unpublished)
  2. Batista, L., Saes, S. and Fouto, N. (2015) Sustainability of food supply chains – mapping food waste and by-product synergies. Paper presented to: 20th Logistics Research Network (LRN) Annual Conference and PhD Workshop, University of Derby, 09-11 September 2015. (Unpublished)


  1. Batista, L., Meadows, M., Dibb, S., Hinton, M. and Analogbei, M. (2013) Improving organisational responsiveness through CRM – the dynamics of strategy, information systems, and staff empowerment. In: British Academy of Management Conference Proceedings. Liverpool: British Academy of Management (BAM).
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