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Dr Sara Rye

Dr Sara Rye

ryes@lsbu.ac.uk

Innovation, Leadership, Strategy and Management

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5264-149X

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Sara specialise in risk management, humanitarian logistics and the application of decision making tools and techniques. She has experience as supply chain manager in automotive manufacturer ,performance consultant in global distribution network of medical equipment. Her educational background is Decision Sciences, Operations Research, Economics and research methods.

Her research focuses on various aspects of operations management, systems thinking, disaster management, decision making and serious games. She provides consultancy to not-for-profit organisations on pro-bono basis. She is a member of the following research groups including “Gender and Disasters” at UCL , “SIG research interest group” at OR society and “Economic and Financial Modelling Research Group” at London South Bank University and Risk SIG committee in Association of Project Management. She has led International research projects on game based learning across Europe and Middle East. She has supervised PhD candidates on the following subjects: Humanitarian logistics, Sustainable project, Simulation and serious game, Operations Risk , behavioural OR, Decision Sciences, Project and Agile risks.

Accepting self-funded full time students on the following subjects: Humanitarian logistics, Sustainable project, Simulation and serious game, Operations Risk , behavioural OR, Decision Sciences

Courses taught

Business Management with Project Management - BA (Hons)

Business Project Management (with internship) - MSc

Business Project Management - MSc

International Business Management with Project Management - MSc

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Current
Ms Firdaous EnnamiDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Mr Johnny DanquahDoctoral Research ProjectPhD
Johnny DanquahPhD by Published Work

Awarded in the last 5 years
Epigeum Supervisory TrainingPhD
PhD in management studies

Brunel University

2011
2015
MSc in Research Methods

Middlesex University

2009
2011
BA in Theoretical Economics
1998
2002
Agile APMG

APM

2018
Lego serious play

Lego group

2019
FunderYear wonProjectRole
John Hopkins Aramco Healthcare2022Agile Programme Management Course for John HopkinsPrincipal Investigator
Erasmus+2020Training the Educators to Facilitate the Teaching and Assessment of Abstract Syllabus by the Use of Serious Games (TEGA)Principal Investigator
HEA
2015
APM
2018
Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
2015
Chartered Management Institute CMI
2018
UK Operations Research Society

2013
UCL Institute for risk & disaster reduction (IRDR)
2011
IJFMA

CFP IJFMA Vol 8 No 1 2023 : NEW DEADLINE !! CFP IJFMA Vol. 8 No. 1 Interaction, Challenge, and Learning: Innovations in Gaming for Serious Purposes

Guest editor
2022
Reviewer in Journal of “Disasters”
Reviewer in Journal of “Simulation and gaming”
Robert Gordon University
External examiner

Supply Chain Management

Operations Management

Project Management

Hertfordshire University
External examiner

Supply Chain Management

Operations Management

Project Management

Serious Games as a Validation Tool for Decision Support System in Disaster Management—Case of PREDIS
Rye, S. and Aktas, E. (2022). Serious Games as a Validation Tool for Decision Support System in Disaster Management—Case of PREDIS. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (24), p. 16584. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192416584

A Multi-Attribute decision support system for allocation of humanitarian cluster resources , based on decision makers’ perspective
Rye, S. and Aktas, E. (2022). A Multi-Attribute decision support system for allocation of humanitarian cluster resources , based on decision makers’ perspective. Sustainability. 14 (20), p. 13423. https://doi.org/10.3390/su142013423

Analysis of the Disparity between Recurring and Temporary Collaborative Performance: A Literature Review between 1994 and 2021
Rye, S. (2022). Analysis of the Disparity between Recurring and Temporary Collaborative Performance: A Literature Review between 1994 and 2021. Logistics. 6 (4). https://doi.org/10.3390/logistics6040071

The Challenges and Opportunities of Analogue Game-Based Learning
Medeisiene, R. A., Sciukauske, I., Karasa, D., Maratou, V., Chaliampalias, R., Moore, J. D., Abdullahi, Y., Rye, S., Sousa, C., Luz, F., Barroso, I., Neves, P. P. and & Fonseca, M. (2021). The Challenges and Opportunities of Analogue Game-Based Learning. London South Bank University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30907.54567

Using simulation gaming to validate a mathematical modeling platform for resource allocation in disasters
Rye, S. and Atkas, E. (2016). Using simulation gaming to validate a mathematical modeling platform for resource allocation in disasters. 8th Operational Research Society Simulation Workshop. Ettington 11 2016 - 13 Apr 2022 Operational Research Society.

A disaster severity assessment decision support tool for reducing the risk of failure in response operations
Rye, S., El-Haddadeh, R. and Aktas, E. (2022). A disaster severity assessment decision support tool for reducing the risk of failure in response operations. RISK/SAFE 2022. Rome, Italy 12 - 14 Oct 2022 WIT Press. https://doi.org/10.2495/risk140311

The Partner Proliferation Problem in Disaster Response Networks
Rye, S., El-Haddadeh, R. and Aktas, E. (2015). The Partner Proliferation Problem in Disaster Response Networks. in: Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations