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Research areas

  • Humanitarian logistics & supply chain management
  • Disaster relief, disaster management, and preparedness
  • Development aid
  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Industrial ecology
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Research approaches in logistics
  • Gender mainstreaming

Research and teaching information

RESEARCH

Founding editor of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Former (founding) director, and board member of the HUMLOG Institute

TEACHING

List of current courses at university profile page

Education information

Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Business Economics, Hanken School of Economics, Finland, 2007

Keywords

  • 117,2 Environmental sciences
  • Industrial ecology
  • 512 Business and Management
  • Logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Humanitarian logistics
  • Sustainable supply chains
  • Green supply chain management
  • Reverse logistics
  • Closed loop supply chains
  • Humanitarian supply chains
  • Disaster relief
  • Disaster management
  • Disaster prevention
  • 222 Other engineering and technologies
  • Logistics
  • 212 Civil and construction engineering
  • Logistics

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Research Output

Borrowing theories in humanitarian supply chain management

Tabaklar, T., Halldorsson, A., Kovacs, G. & Spens, K., 2015, In : Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 5, 3, p. 281-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Cash as a form of relief

Heaslip, G., Haavisto, I. & Kovacs, G., 2016, Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations. Zobel, C. W., Altay, N. & Haselkorn, M. P. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 59-78 (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science; vol. 235).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

A commentary on agility in humanitarian aid supply chains

Oloruntoba, R. & Kovacs, G., 2015, In : Supply chain management. 20, 6, p. 708-716

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)

What skills are needed to be a humanitarian logistician?

Kovacs, G., Tatham, P. & Larson, P. D., 2012, In : Journal of Business Logistics. 33, 3, p. 245-258 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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71 Citations (Scopus)

Trends and developments in humanitarian logistics - a gap analysis

Kovacs, G. & Spens, K. M., 2011, In : International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. 41, 1, p. 32-45 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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129 Citations (Scopus)

Prizes

ANZAM OM/SC best paper award 2013

Kovacs, Gyöngyi (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

EDSI (External organisation)

Gyöngyi Kovacs (Board member)

06.20142017

Activity: MembershipMembership in academic committee, council, board

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (Journal)

Gyöngyi Kovacs (Editor)

20092013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workScientific journal

Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Journal)

Gyöngyi Kovacs (Editor in chief)

201006.2015

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workScientific journal

Frontline Humanitarian Logistics

Diego Vega Bernal (Consultant), Gyöngyi Kovacs (Consultant) & Félicia Rachel Saiah (Consultant)

01.04.202030.09.2020

Activity: Consultancy and peer review for external organisationsConsultancy and peer review for external organisation

HERoS - Health Emergency Response in Interconnected Systems

Gyöngyi Kovacs (Receiver), Ioanna Falagara Sigala (Participant), Wojciech Piotrowicz (Participant), David B. Grant (Participant), Diego Vega Bernal (Participant) & Kam-Ming Wan (Participant)

01.04.202031.03.2023

Activity: OtherTypes for other activities - Coordination of external teaching, subject or project

Press / Media

Ilmastotiedosta apua humanitaariseen logistiikkaan

Minchul Sohn & Gyöngyi Kovacs

31.01.2020

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Aiming Higher

Gyöngyi Kovacs

25.11.2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Research in Humanitarian Logistics

Gyöngyi Kovacs

13.11.2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Man kan inte äta pengar

Gyöngyi Kovacs

08.03.2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media