Cristina Giménez Thomsen
Professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences in ESADE
URL Professor

Director, Dirección de Identidad y Misión

Education

  • Doctora en Ciències Econòmiques i Empresarials. Universitat de Barcelona
  • Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Cranfield University
  • Llicenciada en Administració i Direcció d'Empreses. Universitat de Barcelona

Areas of interest

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • Logistics integration processes

Biography

Cristina graduated Summa cum Laude from the Doctorate in Business Administration at Universitat de Barcelona and obtained the Institute of Logistics (UK) Prize for the most outstanding student of the year in the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Cranfield University. Her teaching and research interests are Supply Chain Management, Logistics' integration processes and Logistics' impact on performance.

Her recent papers have been published in the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, the International Journal of Integrated Supply Management and The International Journal of Logistics Management.

Cristina has teaching experience both in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management in undergraduate, graduate and in-company courses.


Selected publications

Wong, C.Y.W., Sancha Fernández, C. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2017). A national culture perspective in the efficacy of supply chain integration practices. International Journal of Production Economics, (193), pp. 554-565. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.08.015.

Rodríguez Rodríguez , J. A., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Arenas Vives, D. (2016). Cooperative initiatives with NGOs in socially sustainable supply chains: How is inter-organizational fit achieved?. Journal of Cleaner Production, (137), pp. 516-526. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.115.

Rodriguez Rodriguez , J., Giménez Thomsen, C., Arenas Vives, D. & Pagell, M. (2016). NGOs' initiatives to enhance social sustainability in the supply chain: Poverty alleviation through supplier development programs. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 52 (3), pp. 83-108. DOI: 10.1111/jscm.12104.

Sancha Fernández, C., Wong, C.Y.W. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2016). Buyer-supplier relationships on environmental issues: A contingency perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112 (Part 3), pp. 1849-1860. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.09.026.

Sancha Fernández, C., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Sierra, V. (2016). Achieving a socially responsible supply chain through assessment and collaboration. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112 (Part 3), pp. 1934-1947. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.04.137.

Wiengarten, F., Humphreys, P., Giménez Thomsen, C. & McIvor, R. (2016). Risk, risk management practices, and the success of supply chain integration.. International Journal of Production Economics, 171 (3), pp. 361-370. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.03.020.

Chávez Clavijo, R., Yu, W., Giménez Thomsen, C., Fynes, B. & Wiengarten, F. (2015). Customer integration and operational performance: The mediating role of information quality. Decision Support Systems, 80 (December), pp. 83-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.dss.2015.10.001.

Giménez Thomsen, C., Sierra, V., Rodón Mòdol, J. & Rodríguez Rodríguez , J. A. (2015). The role of information technology in the environmental performance of the firm: The interaction effect between information technology and environmental practices on environmental performance. Academia: Revista Latinoamericana de Administración, 28 (2), pp. 273-291. DOI: 10.1108/ARLA-08-2014-0113.

Sancha Fernández, C., Giménez Thomsen, C., Sierra, V. & Kazeminia, A. (2015). Does implementing social supplier development practices pay off?. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 20 (4), pp. 389-403. DOI: 10.1108/SCM-07-2014-0239.

Wiengarten, F., Giménez Thomsen, C., Fynes, B. & Ferdows, K. (2015). Exploring the importance of cultural collectivism on the efficacy of lean practices: Taking an organisational and national perspective. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35 (3), pp. 370-391. DOI: 10.1108/IJOPM-09-2012-0357.

Wiengarten, F., Bhakoo, V. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2015). The impact of host country regulatory quality on the value creation process in E-business supply chains. International Journal of Production Research, 53 (16), pp. 4963-4978. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2015.1008108.

Mendonça Tachizawa , E., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Sierra, V. (2015). Green supply management approaches: Drivers and performance implications. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35 (11), pp. 1546-1566. DOI: 10.1108/IJOPM-01-2015-0023.

Sancha Fernández, C., Longoni, A. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2014). Sustainable supplier development practices: Drivers and enablers in a global context. Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 21 (2), pp. 95-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.pursup.2014.12.004.

Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M., Ahmed, M. U. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2014). Do a country's logistical capabilities moderate the external integration performance relationship?. Journal of Operations Management, 32 (1-2), pp. 51-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jom.2013.07.001.

Giménez Thomsen, C. & Sierra, V. (2013). Sustainable supply chains: Governance mechanisms to greening suppliers. Journal of Business Ethics, 116 (1), pp. 189-203. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-012-1458-4.

Chávez Clavijo, R., Giménez Thomsen, C., Wiengarten, F., Yu, W. & Fynes, B. (2013). Internal lean practices and operational performance: The contingency perspective of industry clockspeed. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 33 (5), pp. 562-588.

Mendonça Tachizawa , E., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Montes Sancho , M. J. (2012). Green supply management strategies in Spanish firms. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59 (4), pp. 741-752.

Giménez Thomsen, C., Sierra, V. & Rodón Mòdol, J. (2012). Sustainable operations: Their impact on the triple bottom line. International Journal of Production Economics, 140 (1), pp. 149-159.

Rodón Mòdol, J., Mària Serrano, J. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2012). Managing cultural conflicts for effective humanitarian aid. International Journal of Production Economics, 139 (2), pp. 366-376.

Giménez Thomsen, C. & Mendonça Tachizawa , E. (2012). Extending sustainability to suppliers: A systematic literature review. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 17 (5), pp. 531-543.

Van Donk , D. P., Van der Vaart , T., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Sierra, V. (2012). Modelling the integration-performance relationship: Collaborative practices, enablers and contextual factors. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 32 (9), pp. 1043-1074.

Giménez Thomsen, C., Van der Vaart , T. & Van Donk , D. P. (2012). Supply chain integration and performance: The moderating effect of supply complexity. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 32 (5), pp. 583-610.

Fynes, B., Giménez Thomsen, C. & Wiengarten, F. (2012). Assessing the effect of industry clockspeed on the supply chain management practice-performance relationship. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 17 (3), pp. 235-248.

Large , R. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2011). Drivers of green supply management performance: Evidence from Germany. Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 17 (3), pp. 176-184.

Mendonça Tachizawa , E. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2010). Supply flexibility strategies in Spanish firms: Results from a survey. International Journal of Production Economics, 124 (1), pp. 214-224.

Mendonça Tachizawa , E. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2009). Assessing the effectiveness of supply flexibility sources: An empirical research. International Journal of Production Research, 47 (20), pp. 5791-5809.

Large , R., Giménez Thomsen, C. & McCarthy , D. (2009). Oral communication capabilities of governmental purchasers in the USA. Journal of Public Procurement, 9 (2), pp. 197-221.

Giménez Thomsen, C. & Ramalhinho-Lourenço , H. (2008). e-SCM: Internet's impact on supply chain processes. International Journal of Logistics Management, 19 (3), pp. 309-343.

Mendonça Tachizawa , E. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2007). Drivers and sources of supply flexibility: An exploratory study. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 27 (10), pp. 1115-1136.

Large , R. & Giménez Thomsen, C. (2006). Oral communication capabilities of purchasing managers: measurement and typology. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 42 (2), pp. 17-32.

Giménez Thomsen, C. (2006). Logistics integration processes in the food industry. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 36 (3), pp. 231-249.

Giménez Thomsen, C. & Ventura , E. (2005). Logistics-production, logistics-marketing and external integration: Their impact on performance. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 25 (1), pp. 20-38.

Giménez Thomsen, C. (2004). Supply Chain Management implementation in the Spanish grocery sector: An exploratory study. International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, 1 (1), pp. 98-114.

Giménez Thomsen, C. & Ventura , E. (2003). Supply chain management as a competitive advantage in the Spanish grocery sector. International Journal of Logistics Management, 14 (1), pp. 77-88.