• Huddersfield Business School University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Dr Jason (Xiaowei) Wang holds Bachelor of Science (Economics and Business Economics), Master of Science (Operations and Supply Chain Management) from the University of Groningen, and Ph.D. (Operations and Supply Chain Management) from the University of Otago. Specializing in supply chain sustainability management and event study methodology, Jason’s work has been published in various renowned journals, including International Journal of Production Economics, Production Planning and Control, Journal of Macromarketing, International Journal of Applied Logistics, International Journal of Operational Research. Additionally, Jason has published three book chapters and eight conference papers.

His work also attracts the attention from the industrial community. He provided consulting services for industrial partners, including developing an applied research solution for a leading New Zealand vehicle recovery service provider. He was invited to publish his research in a leading professionally-focused Japanese logistics magazine - LOGI-BIZ. 

Research Interest

 Jason’s core research focuses on two broad themes:

  • Supply chain sustainability management and circular economy, with a particular focus on customer firms driven supply chain sustainability practices and their impacts on supplying firms. This includes the explorations of the financial consequences of buyers/customer firms and their suppliers, and operational strategies for dealing with potential business risks relating to the adoption of supply chain sustainability practices.  

  • Buyer-supplier relationships, especially investigating operational factors (e.g., supply chain power and operational resources) in the context of group purchasing and industry networks.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Supply Chain Sustainability
  • Event Study Methodology
  • Buyer-Supplier Relationships
  • Operations Management
  • Circular Economy

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Jason X. Wang is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 4 Similar Profiles
Supply chains Engineering & Materials Science
Waste management Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Sustainable development Engineering & Materials Science
Supply chain Business & Economics
Stock market reaction Business & Economics
Supply chain management Engineering & Materials Science
Event study Business & Economics

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2017 2019

Drivers of industry 4.0 enabled smart waste management in the supply chain operations: A circular economy perspective in China

Zhang, A., Venkatesh, V. G., Wang, J. X., Venkatesh, M., Wan, M. & Qu, T., 18 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Production Planning and Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste management
Supply chains
Sustainable development
Supply chain management
3 Citations (Scopus)

Stock Market Reactions to Auto Manufacturers’ Environmental Failures

Wood, L. C., Wang, J. X., Duong, L. N. K., Reiners, T. & Smith, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Macromarketing. 38, 4, p. 364-382 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stock market reaction
Environmental performance
Unethical behavior

The Event Study Method in Logistics Research: Overview and a Critical Analysis

Wood, L. C. & Wang, J. X., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Applied Logistics. 8, 1, p. 57-79 23 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Event study
Abnormal returns
External factors
Supply chain
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of slack, diversification, and time to recall on stock market reaction to toy recalls

Wood, L. C., Wang, J. X., Olesen, K. & Reiners, T., Nov 2017, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 193, p. 244-258 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chains
Financial markets

Transport on-demand in a service supply chain experiencing seasonal demand: Managing persistent backlogs

Duong, L. N. K., Wood, L. C., Wang, J. X. & Wang, W. Y. C., 2017, In : International Journal of Operations Research. 14, 3, p. 121-138 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Supply chain
Service performance
Discrete event simulation