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OM Doctoral Students

We encourage applications from prospective PhD students with research interests which align with our research areas. Please look at individual academics' profiles or the OM group research page to check. Details of entry to the WBS PhD programme are available here. Eligibility criteria. If you wish to apply to the OM Group, first send a CV and brief research proposal to Rhian Silvestro who coordinates all OM Group PhD applications.



Rima Al Hasan




Rima Al Hasan The interaction between process improvement approaches and product innovation

Daniella Badu

Daniella Badu The use of information from performance measurement system to drive organisational ambidexterity

Lisa Callf The future role of the ‘people’ element in automotive supply chain decision-making processes (photo to come)


Jonathan Canioni arrived October 2017 - research details to come

Altricia Dawson

Altricia Dawson Group biases in operating processes

SImon Guilfoyle 

Simon Guilfoyle Data display as a catalyst for dysfunction in police performance information systems  

Shaun Kelso  The utilisation of a Strategy-As-Practice approach within a nuclear case study (photo to come)

Luodi Pan

Luodi Pan The development and deployment of e-service business models

Joanne Rees photo and research details to come


Amirhossein Ziaeiardekani Formalisation and performance measurement in medium sized growing SMEs: investigating the formal and informal mechanisms of performance measurement


Haley Beer (2016) Social Enterprise Performance Measurement and Management

Assistant Professor, OM Group WBS

Ross Ritchie (2014) Managing Risk in Operations: A Multi-Level Study'

Associate Dean and Principal Teaching Fellow, WBS

Emmanuel Alvizos (2013) Servitization strategies and firm boundary decisions

Management Consultant

Claire Collins (2012) The dynamics of dyadic leadership development relationships using executive coaching as an intervention example

Associate Professor of Leadership Development and Behaviour at Henley Business School

Nicola Burgess (2012) Lean Implementation in the NHS

Associate Professor in Operations Management, WBS

Xiangyu Kong (2012) Exploring online customer experience

Management Consultant/lecturer at Aston Business School

Paul Walley (2012) Demand and capacity management in healthcare

Lecturer in Operations Management, The Open University