Doctoral Associate in Strategy
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Sheffield University Management School
After a career in manufacturing and operations management, Jamie completed his MBA at The University of Nottingham (2007) and joined the Unipart Group, an international supply chain, logistics and manufacturing organisation, as a process management consultant and facilitator.
In 2009, Jamie joined Sheffield Business School as Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management, also taking up the role of Executive MBA Course Leader.
He has developed detailed case studies to further his other research interests and facilitate the teaching of strategy, operations and supply chain. His particular sector focus is on disaster relief and humanitarian operations.
Since 2012, Jamie has also served as a Non-Executive Director and Advisory Council member of The Case Centre, at Cranfield University, UK.
Jamie joined the University of Sheffield in 2018 as a Doctoral Associate in the Department of Enterprise, Strategy, and International Business, where he divides his time between his research and teaching.
- Research interests
Jamie's current research is centred on organisational sensemaking theory with a particular interest in temporary and impermanent forms of organisation. His research context focuses on non-profit organisations and in particular the challenges faced by disaster relief and humanitarian organisations where he is looking at the ways in which actors facing ambiguous circumstances undertake decision making and change.
- Teaching interests
Jamie is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He is an advocate of discussion leadership and draws extensively upon case studies to engage learners and facilitate the analysis of contemporary and classic management issues.
His teaching draws upon his industrial experience as well as theory and includes courses in Business Operations, International Business, and Supply Chain and Logistics for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes.
Additionally, he has taught extensively on Executive and Professional Education courses for organisations including the NHS, Nestlé, the Post Office, as well as on many tailored courses for smaller organisations.
Jamie's international teaching includes programmes in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and Boston. He is currently a visiting teacher at Molde University in Norway and recently at Metropolia University in Finland.