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Supply Chain Management
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Lean and Agile, TPS, Shop floor management and Kaizen

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Jie is an assistant professor in Operations Management and programme leader at Newcastle Business School. Jie has a broad research interest in operations management and supply chain management. He is particularly interested in sustainable supply chain management, lean and agile implementations. One of his recent research interests is within the realm of social network analysis and using Big Data analytics to manage crisis. He has published high impact journals such as Transportation Research Part E, Information Technology & People, Journal of Business Research, Enterprise Information System, Journal of Management and Organisation, and many others.

Research interests

Research interests:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Risk Management
  • Lean and Agile, TPS, Shop floor management and Kaizen

 Current projects (funded):

  1. investigating the risks of Covid-19 vaccine supply chain
  2. factors affecting Airbnb reviews
  3. the challenges and opportunities of Virtual Learning
  4. the Development of an Inter-trading Tool for North Tyneside Business Forum

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Management, MA, Durham University

Operations Management, PhD, Newcastle University

Computer Science, MSc

Computer Science, BSc (Hons)


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