Rachel Alexander’s research focuses on sustainable production and industrial development. She works as an independent policy and research consultant and is a senior research associate for the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development at the University of Johannesburg. She is currently a visiting researcher at the Centre for Business and Development Studies.
P R I M A R Y R E S E A R C H A R E A S
- Sustainable production
Global Production Networks
S E L E C T E D P U B L I C A T I O N S
- Alexander, R. (2020). Emerging Roles of Lead Buyer Governance for Sustainability across Global Production Networks. Journal of Business Ethics, 162(2): 269-290.
Oka, C., Egels-Zandén, N., Rahman, S. & Alexander, R. (2020). Scale Matters: Scalability of Business Case Sustainability Initiatives in the Garment Industry. Zug, Swizterland: Laudes Foundation.
Alexander, R. (2019). Limits to Buyer-Driven Governance for Sustainability in Global Production Networks. Garment Supply Chain Governance Discussion Paper Series No. 2/2019.
Alexander, R. (2018). Sustainability in Global Production Networks-Introducing the Notion of Extended Supplier Networks. Competition and Change, 22(3): 255-273.
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