Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS)

E-mail: ral.msc@cbs.dk
Rachel Alexander
Primary research areas
  • Global Production Networks
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation
  • SMEs
  • International Development
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Rachel Alexander; Aarti Krishnan / Exploring South African Manufacturers’ Relationships to Promote Economic, Social and Environmental Upgrading
Johannesburg : University of Johannesburg 2023, 8 p. (SARChI Industrial Development Policy Brief Series, No. PB 2023-08)
Working paper
Rachel Alexander / Migrant Workers’ Rights to Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
Genéve : International Labour Organisation 2023, 160 p.
Report > peer review
Rachel Alexander; Peter Lund-Thomsen / Sustainable Value Chains in the Global Garment Industry
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2023, 75 p. (Elements in Business Strategy)
Book > peer review
Rachel Alexander; Aarti Krishnan / Upgrading Trajectories in South Africa : Exploring the Roles of Customer and Supplier Link Types in Manufacturers’ Economic, Social and Environmental Upgrading.
Johannesburg : University of Johannesburg 2023, 67 p. (SARChI Industrial Development Working Paper Series, No. 2023-09)
Working paper
Rachel Alexander / Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand ClothesBy Andrew BrooksLondon
In: Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 58, No. 5, 5.2022, p. 1054-1055
Book review
Rachel Alexander / Rules Without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy
In: Competition & Change, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1.2022, p. 143-145
Book review > peer review
Rachel Alexander / Governance Needs for Promoting Green Employment in India’s Artisanal Bamboo Industry
New Delhi : Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) 2022, 91 p.
Rachel Alexander / Key Opportunities and Challenges for 4IR in South Africa
: University of Johannesburg 2022, 63 p. (SARChI Industrial Development Working Paper Series, No. WP 2021-8d)
Working paper > peer review
Rachel Alexander / Limits of Buyer-driven Governance for Sustainability : Inherent Challenges of Fragmented Supplier Networks.
In: Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 22, No. 4, 7.2022, p. 801-828
Journal article > peer review
Rachel Alexander / Assessing the Ability of the National Innovation System of South Africa to Facilitate the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Johannesburg : University of Johannesburg 2021, 108 p. (SARChI Industrial Development Working Paper Series, No. WP 2021-8b)
Working paper
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Outside activities
Name of contractual partner Duration of activity Type of activity

Foundation for Micro Small and Medium Enterprise Clusters, India 

 July 2021 – October 2022 


South African Research Chair Initiative – Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg 

September 2020 - Ongoing  


Global Development Institute, University of Manchester 

September 2022