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Matthias Thurer

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2020
  2. Forthcoming

    Workload Control Order Release in General and Pure Flow Shops with Limited Buffer Size Induced Blocking: An Assessment by Simulation

    Thurer, M., Ma, L. & Stevenson, M., 8/01/2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Forthcoming

    State-Dependent Service Rates in Make-to-Order Shops: An Assessment by Simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Aitken, J. & Silva, C., 7/01/2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Operations Management Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. 2019
  5. Published

    Parts feeding in two-stage assembly system: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O. & Stevenson, M., 31/12/2019, In : Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering. 36, 7, p. 493-501 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. E-pub ahead of print

    Lot Synchronization in Make-to-Order Shops with Order Release Control: An Assessment by Simulation

    Fernandes, N. O., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Carmo-Silva, S., 5/11/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    A game theory model based on Gale-Shapley for dual-resource constrained (DRC) flexible job shop scheduling

    Renna, P., Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 1/11/2019, In : International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations. 11, 2, p. 173-184 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. E-pub ahead of print

    Worker Assignment in Dual Resource Constrained Assembly Job Shops with Worker Heterogeneity: An Assessment by Simulation

    Thurer, M., Zhang, H., Stevenson, M., Costa, F. & Ma, L., 17/10/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    POLC-A: an assessment of POLCA’s authorization element

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. & Carmo-Silva, S., 1/08/2019, In : Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. 30, 6, p. 2435–2447 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. E-pub ahead of print

    The use of finite loading to guide short-term capacity adjustments in make-to-order job shops: An assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 25/06/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. E-pub ahead of print

    A systematic review of China’s belt and road initiative: Implications for global supply chain management

    Thurer, M., Tomasevic, I., Stevenson, M., Blome, C., Melnyk, S. A., Chan, H. K. & Huang, G., 15/04/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    On the combined effect of due date setting, order release, and output control: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Land, M. J. & Fredendall, L., 19/03/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research. 57, 6, p. 1741-1755 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    On the meaning of ConWIP cards: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Ziengs, N. & Stevenson, M., 1/03/2019, In : Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering. 36, 1, p. 49-58 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. Published

    Workload control in dual resource constrained high-variety shops: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Renna, P., 1/03/2019, In : International Journal of Production Research. 57, 3, p. 931-947 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Centralised vs. decentralised control decision in card-based control systems: comparing kanban systems and COBACABANA

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Stevenson, M., Qu, T. & Li, C. D., 2019, In : International Journal of Production Research. 57, 2, p. 322-337 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2018
  17. E-pub ahead of print

    On the integration of manufacturing strategy: Deconstructing Hoshin Kanri

    Thurer, M., Fredendall, L., Gianiodis, P., Maschek, T., Deuse, J. & Stevenson, M., 22/11/2018, In : Management Research Review. 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Lot splitting under load-limiting order release in high-variety shops: An assessment by simulation

    Thürer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Carmo-Silva, S. & Stevenson, M., 07/2018, In : Journal of Manufacturing Systems. 48, Part A, p. 63-72 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    Load-based ConWIP: An assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Ziengs, N., Stevenson, M. & Qu, T., 24/06/2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  20. Published

    A Systematic Review of the Literature on Integrating Sustainability into Engineering Curricula

    Thürer, M., Tomašević, I., Stevenson, M., Qu, T. & Huisingh, D., 20/04/2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 181, p. 608-617 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. Published

    Bottleneck-oriented order release with shifting bottlenecks: An assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 03/2018, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 197, p. 275-282 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. E-pub ahead of print

    On the meaning and use of excellence in the operations literature: a systematic review

    Thurer, M., Tomasevic, I., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. & Protzman III, C. W., 6/02/2018, In : Total Quality Management and Business Excellence. 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. Published

    On the Beat of the Drum: Improving the Flow Shop Performance of the Drum-Buffer-Rope Scheduling Mechanism

    Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 2018, In : International Journal of Production Research. 56, 9, p. 3294-3305 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. 2017
  25. Published

    On strategic trade-offs: Does the principle of energy conservation explain the trade-off law?

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Sarmiento, R. & Gianiodis, P., 11/2017, In : Management Research Review. 40, 11, p. 1163-1174 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Deconstructing bottleneck shiftiness: the impact of the bottleneck position on order release control in pure flow shops

    Thurer, M., Qu, T., Stevenson, M., Huang, G. & Li, C. D., 09/2017, In : Production Planning and Control. 28, 15, p. 1223-1235 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Improving performance in POLCA controlled high variety shops: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Carmo-Silva, S. & Stevenson, M., 07/2017, In : Journal of Manufacturing Systems. 44, Part 1, p. 143-153 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Drum-buffer-rope and workload control in high-variety flow and job shops with bottlenecks: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. & Qu, T., 06/2017, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 188, p. 116-127 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    On the backlog-sequencing decision for extending the applicability of ConWIP to high-variety contexts: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Fernandes, N. O., Stevenson, M. & Qu, T., 06/2017, In : International Journal of Production Research. 55, 16, p. 4695-4711 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    On the integration of due date setting and order release control

    Thurer, M., Land, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 05/2017, In : Production Planning and Control. 28, 5, p. 420-430 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. E-pub ahead of print

    Load-based POLCA: an assessment of the load accounting approach

    Fernandes, N. O., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Carmo-Silva, S., 29/03/2017, Recent Advances in Information Systems and Technologies: World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST). Rocha, Á., Correia, A. M., Adeli, H., Reis, L. P. & Costanzo, S. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Vol. 2. p. 397-405 9 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 570).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  32. 2016
  33. Published

    On the meaning of business excellence: does business excellence mean doing excellent business?

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Protzman III, C. W., Fredendall, L. & Tomasevic, I., 30/11/2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  34. Published

    Improving the logistics of a constant order-cycle Kanban system

    Silva, C., Ferreira, L. M., Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 07/2016, In : Production Planning and Control. 27, 7-8, p. 650-659 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    Workload control in job shops with re-entrant flows: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 07/2016, In : International Journal of Production Research. 54, 17, p. 5136-5150 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. E-pub ahead of print

    Card-based delivery date promising in pure flow shops with order release control

    Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 22/04/2016, In : International Journal of Production Research. 54, 22, p. 6798-6811 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published

    On the integration of input and output control: workload control order release

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Land, M., 04/2016, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 174, p. 43-53 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Published

    Card-based control systems for a lean work design: the fundamentals of Kanban, ConWIP, POLCA and COBACABANA

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Protzman III, C. W., 22/02/2016, Boca Raton: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Ltd. 194 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  39. Published

    Card-based delivery date promising in high-variety manufacturing with order release control

    Thurer, M., Land, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L. D., 02/2016, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 172, p. 19-30 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Published

    Job sequencing and selection within workload control order release: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Qu, T., 02/2016, In : International Journal of Production Research. 54, 4, p. 1061-1075 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    Card-based production control: a review of the control mechanisms underpinning Kanban, ConWIP, POLCA and COBACABANA systems

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Protzman III, C. W., 2016, In : Production Planning and Control. 27, 14, p. 1143-1157 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. 2015
  43. Published

    COBACABANA (control of balance by card based navigation): an alternative to kanban in the pure flow shop?

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Protzman III, C. W., 08/2015, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 166, p. 143-151 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. Published

    Concerning workload control and order release: the pre-shop pool sequencing decision

    Thurer, M., Land, M., Stevenson, M., Fredendall, L. & Filho, M., 07/2015, In : Production and Operations Management. 24, 7, p. 1179-1192 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. Published

    A case study of the successful implementation of workload control: a practitioner-led approach

    Silva, C., Stevenson, M. & Thurer, M., 2015, In : Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 26, 2, p. 280-296 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  46. Published

    Simple subcontracting rules for make-to-order shops with limited subcontractor capacity: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Qu, T., 2015, In : Production Planning and Control. 26, 13, p. 1145-1161 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published

    Small and medium sized manufacturing companies in Brazil: is innovativeness a key competitive capability to develop?

    Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 2015, In : Acta Scientiarum. Technology. 37, 3, p. 379-387 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. 2014
  49. Published

    The design of simple subcontracting rules for make-to-order shops: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Qu, T. & Filho, M., 16/12/2014, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 239, 3, p. 854-864 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    Small manufacturers in Brazil: competitive priorities vs. capabilities

    Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 10/2014, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 74, 9-12, p. 1175-1185 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  51. Published

    Lean control for make-to-order companies: integrating customer enquiry management and order release

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M., Fredendall, L. & Melnyk, S. A., 03/2014, In : Production and Operations Management. 23, 3, p. 463-476 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Card-based workload control for job shops: improving COBACABANA

    Thurer, M., Land, M. & Stevenson, M., 01/2014, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 147 Part A, p. 180-188 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    A card-based delivery date promising approach for high-variety manufacturing

    Land, M., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  54. Published

    Buffer analysis: a framework for decomposition

    Land, M., Thurer, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  55. Published

    Continuous workload control order release revisited: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Qu, T., Stevenson, M., Maschek, T. & Filho, M., 2014, In : International Journal of Production Research. 55, 22, p. 6664-6680 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    Integrating load-based order release and priority dispatching

    Land, M., Stevenson, M. & Thurer, M., 2014, In : International Journal of Production Research. 52, 4, p. 1059-1073 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. 2013
  58. Published

    Coping with finite storage space in job shops through order release control: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Filho, M. & Stevenson, M., 09/2013, In : International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 26, 9, p. 830-838 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    Competitive priorities of small manufacturers in Brazil

    Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 2013, In : Industrial Management and Data Systems. 113, 6, p. 856-874 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    Lean for small make-to-order shops: operationalizing Workload Control (WLC) using spreadsheets

    Thurer, M., Filho, M., Fredendall, L., Land, M. & Stevenson, M., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  61. Published

    Towards an integrated Workload Control (WLC) concept: the performance of due date setting rules in job shops with contingent orders

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. & Land, M., 2013, In : International Journal of Production Research. 51, 15, p. 4502-4516 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. 2012
  63. Published

    A case study of the successful implementation of Workload Control: A practitioner-led approach

    Silva, C., Thurer, M. & Stevenson, M., 2012. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  64. Published

    Controlled order release (OR) in two-level multi-stage job shops: An assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C., Land, M. & Filho, M., 2012. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  65. Published

    Developments, opportunities and challenges faced by small manufacturers in Brazil: An exploratory survey

    Thurer, M., Filho, M., Stevenson, M. & Fredendall, L., 2012. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  66. Published

    Integrating load-based order release and priority dispatching

    Land, M., Stevenson, M. & Thurer, M., 2012. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  67. Published

    The application of workload control in assembly job shops: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. & Huang, G., 2012, In : International Journal of Production Research. 50, 18, p. 5048-5062 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. Published

    The performance of due date setting rules in assembly and multi-stage job shops: an assessment by simulation

    Thurer, M., Huang, G., Stevenson, M., Silva, C. & Filho, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Production Research. 50, 20, p. 5949-5965 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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