Jamal Elbaz

Jamal Elbaz
University Ibn Zohr - Agadir

Ph.D in Supply Chain Management

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Introduction
Jamal Elbaz, Ph.D, is Associate Professor, author and expert in logistics, SCM and operations management. He is a visiting professor to numerous european universities. His research areas cover: Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Risk Management. He has published many books and papers and communicated several oral presentations in international conferences.
Additional affiliations
January 2015 - present
Montpellier Business School
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2011 - present
University Ibn Zohr - Agadir
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
January 2006 - July 2010
University Ibn Zohr - Agadir
Field of study
  • Supply Chain Management
September 2003 - September 2005
University Ibn Zohr - Agadir ENSA
Field of study
  • Quality Management
December 1999 - December 2003
University Ibn Zohr - Agadir ENCG
Field of study
  • Marketing

Publications

Publications (85)
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This paper examines Nigeria's blood supply chain challenges using socio-technical theory. Blood and blood products are scarce commodities in Nigeria because the demand for transfusion often exceeds supply availability. This unmet demand has contributed to increased mortality rates. Semi-structured interviews and consultation workshops were conducte...
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Purpose The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions and revealed the fragilities in supply chains. This crisis has re-opened the debate on supply chain resilience and sustainability. This paper aims to investigate distinct impacts of COVID-19 on supply chains. It identifies both short- and medium-to-long-term measures taken to mitigate the d...
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Purpose There have been several reviews of green, ecological and sustainable innovations, but a thorough assessment of green innovation (GI)'s mechanisms in a supply chain setting has not been attempted yet. The purpose of this paper is to review how GI was investigated in supply chains through the lens of a multilevel framework of innovation mecha...
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Technological entrepreneurship (TE) constitutes a mega trend in entrepreneurship research as demonstrated by the increase in the publications number. An updated review of TE is needed to underline the influential research areas and the structure of literature on technology based ventures’ creation and development. This paper is an attempt to analyz...
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Despite the increasing academic interest in Industry 4.0, only a minority of studies has examined the antecedents and outcomes of sustainability-oriented Industry 4.0 initiatives. In this paper, the authors investigate how sustainability drivers might be taken into account in Industry 4.0 technologies' implementation. Industry 4.0 sustainability dr...
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Purpose This study aims to examine the causes of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) disinclination towards subcontracting in public sector markets. Previous studies have revealed that UK SMEs are reluctant to do business with the public sector through the subcontracting route, but the reasons for this lack of enthusiasm have not been widely...
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Purpose This paper aims to provide and empirically test a conceptual model in which artificial intelligence (AI), knowledge management processes (KMPs) and supply chain resilience (SCR) are simultaneously considered in terms of their reciprocal relationships and impact on manufacturing firm performance (MFP). Design/Methodology/Approach In the stud...
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The aim of this study is to develop a model describing the interactions and interdependence between the obstacles to effective implementation of a collaborative model of pandemic preparedness and response. A comprehensive review of the relevant literature highlighted 15 key variables. The contextual interactions between these barrier variables were...
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This study investigates the impact of supply chain (SC) disaster readiness on SC resilience and robust-ness and the subsequent impact on firms' financial performance in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. Drawing on the dynamic capabilities view and organisational readiness for change theory , we provide a theoretical model and assess data gather...
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Purpose This research aims to review how current supply chain management (SCM) research addresses cultural issues, presents a critical assessment of literature and discusses future research avenues. Design/methodology/approach The literature is reviewed using systematic literature review, bibliometric citation analysis and content analysis. A tota...
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Plusieurs études se sont intéressées aux enjeux de formation et de sensibilisation des étudiants en management sur l’égalité de genre au travail. Cette recherche a comme objectif d’explorer la perception des étudiants en sciences de gestion de l’égalité de genre et d’évaluer leur positionnement vis-à-vis de la nécessité d’inclure les préoccupations...
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This study investigates the role of eco-control systems in translating the proactive environmental strategies (PES) of third party logistics providers (TPLs) into economic and environmental performances using variance-based structural equation modelling, popularly known as PLS-SEM. Analysis of survey data from 232 French TPLs indicate that improved...
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Purpose Along with rapid development in the green supply chain fields, questions have been raised about the direct effects of internal and external drivers. Recent evidence suggest that organizational culture is a prerequisite for the understanding of green supply chain management (GSCM). However, there has been limited examination of organizationa...
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This paper examines the barriers to adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices (SAPs) in smallholder coffee farming in Kenya. Previous studies identify several barriers, but there is limited research on where these barriers exist at different stages of the coffee farming operation processes i.e. nurseries for seed germination, planting, growing...
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This paper proposes a self-assessment model to evaluate the level of readiness of organizations to implement Green Lean initiatives. A systematic literature review was conducted to synthesize the key elements of the implementation of Green Lean, barriers and its critical success factors. The proposed instrument was validated through semi-structured...
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Purpose This paper aims to draw on the dynamic capabilities approach and aims to empirically investigate the impact of supply chain finance (SCF) on firm performance (e.g. operational risk and operational performance), the critical effect of environmental dynamism (ED) as moderator and supply chain risk (SCR) and a mediator in the relationship betw...
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Supply chain viability (SCV) is an emerging concept of growing importance in operations management. This paper aims to conceptualize, develop, and validate a measurement scale for SCV. SCV is first defined and operationalized as a construct, followed by content validation and item measure development. Data have been collected through three independ...
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la responsabilité sociale d’entreprise a connu une large diffusion dans le monde, notamment à travers les compagnies multinationales et les démarches d’institutionnalisation de la RSE promus par les standards et normes en RSE. Nous commençons à assister au développement des démarches de certification et de labélisations à caractère nationale ou sec...
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This paper aims to link Green SCM and cultural factors by empirically testing a conceptual model emphasizing how national culture and organizational culture affect the GSCM implementation. The conceptual model includes the effects of the firm’s characteristics, especially the firm size, type and industry sectors, on the application of GSCM practice...
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Purpose Literature on conflict minerals supply chain management issues has witnessed a significant surge during the last decade. The authors review how CM research addressed supply chain issues over the last decades and present a critical assessment of such literature based on supply chain governance theory. Design/methodology/approach A systemati...
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RÉSUMÉ L’innovation logistique constitue l’une des thématiques de recherche les plus développées durant la dernière décennie dans la littérature de logistique et supply chain management. A cet égard, plusieurs chercheurs ont tenté d’exposer les mécanismes et pratiques liées à l’innovation logistique. Par ailleurs, les recherches sur l’innovation et...
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This study investigates the role of supply chain risk management (SCRM) in mitigating the effects of disruptions impacts on supply chain resilience and robustness in the context of COVID-19 outbreak. Using structural equation modeling on a survey data from 470 French firms, the results confirm the basic tenets of resource-based view and organizatio...
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Recent years have seen an increasing interest on the separate areas of corporate environmental responsibility (CER) in small-and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) in SMEs, and collaboration with environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) on sustainable activities. However, very few studies have bo...
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This study investigates how green supply chain management (GSCM) practices help translate the proactive environmental strategies (PES) of third-party logistics providers (TPLs) into enhanced economic and environmental performances. The survey data from 232 French TPLs suggest that the positive influence of PES orientations on environmental performa...
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Purpose Although small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play major roles in most economies in terms of job creation, innovation and contribution to national income, they are often underrepresented in public procurement markets. This paper aims to explore how the dynamic capabilities theory can improve SME participation in public procurement. D...
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Purpose This paper seeks to explore, summarize, and interpret the existing literature linking green supply chain management (GSCM) to culture. To achieve this goal, three main questions are answered: (1) How culture has been linked to GSCM in prior works? (2) What are the general problems exposed? (3) What gaps to detect? Design/methodology/approa...
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Purpose: Our study investigates the impact of institutional drivers and buyer dependency on green supply chain management (GSCM) practices and performance of suppliers. Design/methodology/approach: We draw on institutional theory and resource dependence theory (RDT) to construct a conceptual model that links institutional drivers, GSCM practices,...
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L’objectif de ce travail est à l'identification et l'explication des facteurs susceptibles d'agir positivement sur l'intention entrepreneuriale des étudiants dans la région d'Agadir. Ce travail repose sur une analyse théorique du concept de l'entrepreneuriat et l'entrepreneur, et aussi un cadre multidisciplinaire qui fait appel à des théories et d...
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A growing body of literature argues that improving energy efficiency is an essential step that firms must take to mitigate climate change issues. It is assumed that corporate social responsibility (CSR) in general plays a prominent role in firms’ policies, and this paper specifically investigates the effects of the individual CSR dimensions on SMEs...
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Nontraditional supply chain stakeholders, such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), may be able to affect the adoption of CSR practices in supply chains. However, little is known about how companies cooperate with international NGOs to handle supplier assessment. Using partial least squares structural equation modelling, we establish a parsimo...
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In recent years, scholars have increasingly turned their attention to the separate areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and supply chain management (SCM). However, little scholarly attention has been paid to the transmission of CSR requirements from a small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) perspective. Drawing on institutional and innova...
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Purpose – This paper reviews the literature on logistics and supply chain management (SCM) in Africa over the last few decades. It provides a comprehensive assessment of theory application regarding the research articles published between 1994 and 2016. Design/methodology/approach – In this structured systematic literature review, a set of 105 arti...
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The respective literatures on corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure and sustainable supplier management have grown in recent years, but little scholarly attention has been paid to the link between the two. Within a framework that incorporates legitimacy and neo-institutional theories, this study investigates how CSR disclosure in small t...
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L'entrepreneuriat social (ES) est un concept émergent qui a suscité l’intérêt aussi bien des chercheurs que des décideurs et des porteurs de projets. Malgré l’abondance des travaux traitant la thématique d’ES, très peu de recherches ont analysé l’impact social et économique des entreprises d’ES (Pärenson, 2011; El Ebrashi, 2013; Jiao, 2011). L’obj...
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Purpose: The banking industry plays a key role in society because of its role as a financial intermediary. Today’s banks are being asked to endorse environmental objectives, and recent studies have shown that large banks with strong financial performance are more likely to engage in environmental actions. Thus, our paper investigates the link betwe...
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The present paper investigates the impact of corporate financial performance (CFP) on corporate environmental performance (CEP) in the banking industry. Based on the data of French banks from 2008 to 2011, our study reveals that the relationship between CFP and CEP is non-monotonic, thus suggesting that bank CEP increases significantly only after a...
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Purpose – This paper investigates RSC practices and their obstacles using case studies of Moroccan companies. We present the main findings of case studies’ analysis along with a discussion of an elaborated RSC framework for further directions of research. Design/methodology/approach – A qualitative approach was adopted and semi structured interview...
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Purpose : The purpose of this paper is to examine the environmental sustainability practices of third-party logistics providers (TPLs) in a developing country and analyze the efforts made by TPLs to implement green practices through a case study of Moroccan TPLs. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative case study of Moroccan TPLs was conduc...
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We investigate the influence of networking on micro and small enterprises (MSEs) innovation and growth. We claim that people whom the entrepreneur approaches for advice as well as the companies with which initial relationships are forged leave an imprint that is reflected in MSEs tendency to upgrade—that is, innovate and grow. Our analysis of a sam...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the environmental sustainability practices of third-party logistics providers (TPLs) in a developing country and analyze the efforts made by TPLs to implement green practices through a case study of Moroccan TPLs. Design/methodology/approach This qualitative case study of Moroccan TPLs was conducted u...
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L’entrepreneuriat social (ES) est un concept émergent qui a suscité l’intérêt aussi bien des chercheurs que des décideurs et des porteurs de projets (Mair, 2010). Malgré l’abondance des travaux traitant la thématique d’ES, nous ne disposons pas de suffisamment de données empiriques permettant de déterminer l’impact social et économique des entrepri...
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Sous la pression des parties prenantes, les entreprises sont de plus en plus appelées à intégrer les considérations de responsabilité sociale, environnementale et économique dans leurs opérations et/ou stratégies de gestion de chaîne logistique. Avec la montée en puissance du courant du Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM), ces préoccupations...
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Several studies find that the dominance of retail Amazigh in North Africa. In Morocco, Souassa are known master and control the traditional distribution channel. This paper aims to understand the nature and basis of development of trust in social networks linked to the traditional distribution channel in Morocco. It aims to demonstrate that the nat...
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Dues aux pressions de leurs parties prenantes et de l'environnement concurrentiel, les entreprises sont appelées à prendre en considération les problématiques de développement durable et particulièrement celles liées à la protection de l'environnement. La gestion des chaines logistiques est également concernée par ces aspects environnementaux, d'au...
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The aim of this study is to analyse the approaches that Moroccan SMEs adopt with respect to taxation using survey data. After the major approaches were identified from the tax management literature and were extracted by applying the principal component analysis to the survey data, we conducted a confirmatory factor analysis to determine the tax man...
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This paper explores whether Moroccan family small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are more or less likely to be socially responsible than nonfamily firms of comparable size. Basing on 20 qualitative case studies, we collected qualitative data during semi-structured interviews with SME managers in charge of corporate social responsibility (CSR)...
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This paper analyzes how national institutions impact corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the food-processing industries of France and Morocco. In this study, CSR practices are defined around two main dimensions: corporate performance (financial versus global) and the CSR approach (defens...
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This paper examines the CSR practices of family firms listed in the French financial market and distinguishes between those managed by a family member CEO and those managed by a competent external CEO. We adopt an exploratory approach and begin with a content analysis of the annual reports from family firms listed in the CAC 40 index during the 200...
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Résumé : Les équations structurelles ont connu une grande popularité en sciences de gestion, surtout dans la littérature traitant les relations inter organisationnelles. En effet, cette littérature fait appel à des variables voulant mesurer les attitudes des partenaires (confiance, engagement, …) (Valette Florence, 1988 ; Livolsi et Meschi, 2003)....
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p>Several researchers have reported that family firms tend to show a CSR orientation in their activities which might increase their performance (Chrisman et al., 2005; O'Boyle et al., 2010). In Morocco, many studies have focused on the integration of CSR principles into businesses without highlighting the impact of family structure on the adoption...
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Sous la pression des parties prenantes, les entreprises sont de plus en plus appelées à intégrer les considérations de responsabilité sociale, environnementale et économique dans leurs opérations et/ou stratégies de gestion de chaîne logistique. Avec la montée en puissance du courant du Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM), ces préoccupations...
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Sous la pression des parties prenantes, les entreprises sont de plus en plus appelées à intégrer les considérations de responsabilité sociale, environnementale et économique dans leurs opérations et/ou stratégies de gestion de chaîne logistique. Avec la montée en puissance du courant du Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM), ces préoccupations...
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In recent years, research in Supply Chain Management has experienced rapid progress and diversity in tools used by researchers. Due to lack of literature on SCM strategies in Morocco, we seek to study Moroccan firm's strategies in SCM using qualitative approach. This paper aims to offer understanding of the role of logistics in Moroccan companies....
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Dans un contexte mondial des affaires incertain et volatile, la gestion des risques est devenue une des préoccupations majeures des transporteurs et des logisticiens (Waters, 2007 ; Zsidisin et al., 2009). Au Maroc, ce n’est que tardivement que la notion de criticité des risques et le besoin pour la maîtriser, a commencé à s’ancrer dans les discou...
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This paper analyzes the impact of the current economic and financial crisis on French bank practices in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR). From this perspective, we sought to determine whether French banks consider the current crisis as an opportunity to develop their CSR practices in an overall performance purpose or as a threat that...
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En adoptant le point de vue de l’approche comportementaliste (Verstraete, 1999 ; Schmitt, 2003) qui prône la définition des entrepreneurs parce qu’ils font, (c'est-à-dire par leurs actions et leurs comportements qu’ils engagent tout au long du processus entrepreneurial), l’objectif de cet article est de présenter une formulation claire du comportem...