Professor Lawrence Bellamy


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Academic Dean, Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism

I am the Academic Dean for the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism.

My background, as a Chartered Engineer, is within the manufacturing and construction industries and involved supply chain activities with composites, thermoplastics and thermosets.

My research interests lie in the area of Strategy, Enterprise, Small Business, International Management and work-based learning. I am a long-standing examiner for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and have taught and been involved with partnership development in countries including Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Norway, Singapore, Finland, Turkey, Malta, Brunei and various parts of Europe.

I have a range of experience as a Company Director, University Governor and Journalist as well as being a reviewer for several international journals.

Teaching and supervision

I have extensive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience in areas including strategy, supply chain, innovation, enterprise, operations and project management.


Research interests for potential research students

  • Strategy
  • Enterprise
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • IT systems and change
  • The role of the professions
  • Major events
  • Technology and change
  • Small firms
  • Entrepreneurship

Research

My main research interests lie in the following areas:

  • Strategy process and competitive advantage
  • Small firm growth and development
  • Managing innovation
  • Supply chain management
  • Work-based learning

Areas of expertise

  • Strategy
  • Supply chain management
  • Operations and project management
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and growth
  • Small firms
  • International management

Last updated 31 January 2019