Dr Tim Else

Management School

Teaching Associate and Research Associate

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Dr Tim Else
Management School
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
S10 1FL

Tim is a research and teaching associate based in SUMS, having recently completed his PhD on sustainable supply chain management. This project was concerned with the conceptualisation and propagation of sustainability within an agri-food supply chain context, drawing on qualitative methodological approaches. His current research focuses on just transitions to circular economies contextualised in the South Yorkshire region, forming part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 funded JUST2CE project. Tim has an active interest in social research methods with a particular fascination regarding qualitative methods, notably interviewing and discourse analysis. Having taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, Tim enjoys engaging with students on a range of topics, including research methods, supply chain management, business statistics and wider management issues.

  • PhD in Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • MA Social Research, MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • BA (Hons.) Accounting and Financial Management
Research interests

Tim’s key areas of research interest span:

  • Sustainability conceptualisation in supply chains
  • Circular economy supply chain transitions
  • Power in a management context

Journal articles

Teaching interests

Tim is currently teaching on the following modules:

  • MGT6085: Global Supply Chain Leadership
  • MGT6129: Management Inquiry
  • MGT682: Research Methods

He has also previously taught on MGT138: Analysis for Decision Making and MGT134: Business Management in Context