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Dr Breno Nunes

Operations and Information Management Group

Breno Nunes
Position: Lecturer in Operations Management
Room: ABS269
Tel: +44 (0)121 204 3153
Email: b.nunes@aston.ac.uk
Webpage: http://brenotsnunes.weebly.com
  • 2006-2011 - PhD in Management from Aston University. PhD thesis title: "Greening Operations: An investigation of environmental decision making".
  • 2005 - Master of Science Degree from the Industrial Engineering Graduate Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Natal (RN) - Brazil.
  • 2003 - BS. Industrial Engineering - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte - UFRN, Natal (RN) - Brazil.

Module Leader

  • BN3322 - International Operations (Final Year Undergraduate)
  • BN3385 - Effective Project Delivery (Final Year Undergraduate)
  • BNM633 - International Operations (MSc)

Green Operations, Sustainability Strategies, Sustainable Production Systems and Supply Chains, Technology Management, Environmental Decision Making, Sustainable Development Policies.

Journal Papers

  • Nunes, B., Bennett, D., & Marques Júnior, S. (2013). Sustainable agricultural production: an investigation in Brazilian semi-arid livestock farms. Journal of Cleaner Production.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2010) Green Operations Initiatives in the Automotive Industry: An Environmental Reports Analysis and Benchmarking Study, Benchmarking International Journal,Vol 17, No 3.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2008) The Contribution of Modularity to Green Operations Practices, Brazilian Journal of Operations and Production Management,Vol 5, No 2.

Book Chapters and Cases

  • Nunes, B.T.S. and Bennett, D.J. (2009) "Green Innovation Management in the Automotive Industry", Chapter 11 Case Illustration in Tidd, J. and Bessant, J. (eds) Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change- 4th Edition, Wiley, Chichester, UK. ISBN: 978-0-470-99810-6.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2008) "A Green Operations Framework and Its Application in the Automotive Industry", in Sharif, H. (ed) Innovation and Value Creation in Services and Systems, World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore (2008).

Editorials and Discussion Papers

  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2009) "Green Technologies in the Automotive Industry, in Sherif, H. (Ed) Management of Green Technology,Industry Committee of the International Association for Management of Technology, Miami, FL, USA.
  • Nunes, B. (2008) Car Manufacturers are going green...But, is it green enough to survive? Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.Editorial paper (Forthcoming)
  • Nunes, B. (2008) To green, or not to green? There is no question! Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.Editorial Vol 19, Issue 7.
  • Weaver, M. and Nunes, B. (2007) Sustaining Green Leadership. Young Fabians - Anticipations. Autumn 2007, Vol 11, Issue 1.

Conference Papers

  • Nunes, B., Dey, P., Bennett, D., Shaw, D. and Pasutham, A. (2009) How green is your supply chain: An analytic hierarchy process-based approach.Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Business in Asia, July, 2009, Bangkok, Thailans. ISBN: 978-974-667-672-1.
  • Nunes, B., Bennett, D.J., Shaw, D. and Brookes, N. (2009) The greening of a luxury car manufacturer. Proceedings of teh 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference. June, 2009, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Nunes, B., Shaw, D., Bennett, D.J. and Brookes, N. (2009) A System Approach to Green Operations Strategy,in Hosni, Y. (Ed) "Managing Green Technology", Proceedings of 18th International Conference of the International Association for Management of Technology, IAMOT, Miami, FL, USA.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2008) Green Operations: Diagnosing Environmental Initiatives in the Automotive Industry,in Amasaka, K., Matsui, Y., Matsuo, H. and Morita, M. (Eds) "Manufacturing Fundamentals: Necessity and Sufficiency", Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Production and Operations Management, Japanese Operations Management and Strategy Association, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2008) Environmental Threats and their Impact on the Automotive Industry,in Abu-Hijleh, B., Arif, M., Khalil, T. and Hosni, Y. "Creating & Managing a Knowledge Economy", Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Management of Technology, Dubai, U.A.E.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2007) Modularity and Industrial Complexes: Perspectives for Green Operations in the Automotive Industry,in Acur, N., Erkip, N.K. and Gunes, E.D. (Eds) Proceedings for 14th International Annual Conference of the European Operations Management Association, Bilkent University / TUBITAK, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2007) Towards the Development of a Green Operations Model and Its Application in the Automotive Industry,in Sherif, M.H. (Ed) "Management of Technology for the Service Economy", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the International Association for the Management of Technology, IAMOT, Miami, FL.
  • Nunes, B. and Bennett, D.J. (2007) How Green is Green? A Framework for Environmental Performance Assessment in Operations, in Gupta, S. and Coelho, J. (Eds) Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, POMS/FIU Miami, FL.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research