Hakan Karaosman

Hakan Karaosman

PHD EDITION

3rd EDITION

HOME UNIVERSITY

UPM - Madrid

HOST UNIVERSITY

POLIMI - Milan

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Turkey

Contact information:

E-mail: hakankaraosmann@gmail.com

Hakan Karaosman on Linkedin

Curriculum:

Dr. Hakan Karaosman is an internationally experienced sustainability management professional and academic researcher focusing on fashion supply chain sustainability. Previously, he was a sustainability consultant, assisting companies in terms of their carbon footprint and social responsibility performance. He is currently pursuing an academic career to spread ethical and environmental responsibility across fashion supply networks by overcoming mismatches between theoretical and practical approaches.

He holds BSc. in Environmental Engineering, MSc.in Management in Engineering of Energy and Environment and double degree Ph.D. in Industrial Management. He has written several academic papers as well as book chapters, industrial reports and essays on fashion supply chain sustainability. He is a principal researcher of Sustainable Luxury Academy, an observatory research project organized by POLIMI, assistant curator of State of Fashion 2018 - Searching for New Luxury (the first-large scale international public event dedicated to fair fashion), academic partner for the Sustainable Thinking of Salvatore Ferragamo, project expert for apparel and footwear supply chain transparency and traceability project developed by the United Nations, organizer of many industrial engagement events, and knowledge partner for A New Awareness. He is currently working with Prof. Donna Marshall (University College Dublin) and they are jointly developing a comprehensive multi-stakeholder interdisciplinary research to investigate trade-offs and tensions between social, economic and environmental sustainability in the context of fashion supply management.

Publications:

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Karaosman, H., Perry, P, Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G. (2018), “Integrating sustainability in luxury fashion supply chains: Empirical Investigation of Leather and Textiles in Italy’’, Journal of Business Research.

Brun, A. and Karaosman, H. (2018), ‘’Customer influence on supply chain management strategies’’, Business Process Management Journal.

Brun, A., Castelli, C. and Karaosman, H. (2017), ‘’ A Focused Supply Chain Strategy for Luxury Fashion Management’’, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Vol. 21 No. 4, pp. 544–563.

Karaosman, H., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G. (2017), “Environmental and social impact free stance and consequences on the operational performance”, Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology, Vol. 1 No. 4, pp. 1–12.

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G. and Brun, A. (2016), “From a Systematic Literature Review to a Classification Framework: Sustainability Integration in Fashion Operations”, Sustainability, Vol. 9 No. 1, p. 30.

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G. and Grijalvo, M. (2015), “Consumer Response to CSR in a Cross-Cultural Setting”, Cogent Business&Management, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 1–18.

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G., Grijalvo, M. and Brun, A. (2015), “The impact of ethical fashion on Spanish consumers”, Direccion y Organizacion, Vol. 57, pp. 63–73.

WORKING PAPERS


Karaosman, H., Marshall, D., Brun, A. “Does the Devil Wear Prada: Supply Chain Sustainability Lessons from Luxury Fashion” – to be submitted

RESEARCH MONOGRPAHS

Karaosman, H. (2017) “Sustainability Integration in Luxury Fashion Supply Chains: An Empirical Investigation of Leather and Textiles in Italy”, Submitted at the European Commission’s European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM)

BOOK CHAPTERS

Karaosman, H., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G. (2017), “Vogue or Vague: Sustainability performance appraisal in luxury fashion supply chains”, in Gardetti, M.A. (Ed.), Sustainable Management of Luxury, Springer, Singapore, pp. 301–330.

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G. and Brun, A. (2017), “Strike a pose: Luxury for sustainability”, in Gardetti, M.A. (Ed.), Sustainable Management of Luxury, Springer, Singapore, pp. 145–162.

Brun, A., Castelli, C. and Karaosman, H. (2017), “See now buy now: A revolution for luxury supply chain management”, in Rinaldi, R. and Bandinelli, R. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, pp. 33–46.

Karaosman, H. and Brun, A. (2016), “The myth of sustainability in fashion supply chains”, in Vecchi, A. and Buckley, C. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising, IGI Global, pp. 481–509.

Karaosman, H., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G. (2016), “Slow fashion and sustainability: The luxury impact”, in Vecchi, A. and Buckley, C. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Global Fashion Management and Merchandising, IGI Global, pp. 468–481.

Karaosman, H., Mermod, A.Y. and Yuksel, U. (2014), “Corporate social responsibility in the European Union: An assessment of CSR strategy”, in Idowu, S.O., Frederiksen, C.S., Mermod, A.Y. and Nielsen, M.E.J. (Eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance: Practice & Theory, Springer, Berlin, 1st. ed., pp. 317–337.

TEACHING CASES

Perry, P. and Karaosman, H. (2018), “Applying Circular Economy Principles in Luxury Fashion: petit h”, Bloomsbury Publishing

INDUSTRIAL REPORTS

Karaosman, H. et al. (2018), “Unlocking Responsible Luxury: The Manifesto”, Official document of. The Responsible Luxury Submit 2018 by Politecnico di Milano and Mazars

INTERNATIONAL PRESS

 “Piano d'azione per un lusso responsabile”, Vogue Italia, 8 February 2019;

 “Il lusso responsabile non è più un’utopia”, Corriere della Sera, 24 April 2019;

 “Is carbon offsetting the answer?”, Fashion Revolution, 19 September 2019,

 “‘A New Awareness’ Spotlights Sustainable Fashion in Milan”, WWD, 22 September 2019,

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Karaosman H. Marshall D. Brun A. (2019). “Unlocking responsible luxury”. IPSERA Conference, Milan, Italy, April 2019;

Brun, A. and Karaosman, H., ‘’Bespoke supply chains: Transforming luxury supply networks”. 20th Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, February 2019

Karaosman, H., Perry, P., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G., ‘’Integrating sustainability in luxury fashion supply chains’’. Global Fashion Management Conference, Vienna, July 2017;

Karaosman, H., Perry, P., Brun, A. and Morales-Alonso, G., “Integrating sustainability in luxury fashion production networks: An empirical investigation of leather and silk”. CE2S Conference, Coventry, July 2017;

Brun, A. and Karaosman, H., ‘’Product sustainability matrix’’. IT4 Fashion Conference, Florence, April 2017;

Karaosman, H., Brun A., and Morales-Alonso, G., “Embarking on environmental and social sustainability in luxury fashion supply chains”, EurOMA Sustainability Forum, Milan, February 2017;

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G. and Brun, A., ‘’From a systematic review to a classification framework: Sustainability integration in fashion operations’’. 5th International Workshop on Luxury Retail, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Milan, November 2016;

Karaosman, H., Brun, A., and Morales-Alonso, G., ‘’Vogue or Vague? Sustainability Performance Appraisal’’. IT4 Fashion Conference, Florence, April 2016;

Brun. A, Castelli. C, and Karaosman, H., ‘’See now buy now: A revolution for luxury fashion supply chain management’’. IT4 Fashion Conference, Florence, April 2016;

Brun, A., and Karaosman, H., ‘’A simulation study of inventory replenishment in luxury fashion supply chains’’. 19th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, February 2017;

Karaosman, H., Brun A., and Morales-Alonso, G., ‘’Joining the dots: Sustainability impact on operational performance’’. 19th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, February 2017;

Karaosman, H., Brun A., and Morales-Alonso, G., ‘’Integrated sustainable fashion supply chains and the impact on operational performance: Assessing annual sustainability reports’’. 22nd EurOMA Conference, Neuchatel, July 2015;

Karaosman, H., Morales-Alonso, G. and Brun, A., ‘’ How can local manufacturing improve economic development? Saint Brissant: A case study of local manufacturing in Spain”. 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management, Malaga, July 2014;

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