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Malcolm Afferson

PositionSenior Lecturer in Operations Management
LocationCartwright 1.18
DepartmentSchool of Management
Telephone+44 (0)1274 235673

Research Interests (key words only)

Industrial Ecology

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Malcolm is currently responsible for teaching Operations Management, Project Management and World Class Operations at post graduate level. He has taught for the School of Management in these subjects on post graduate programmes in the Bahamas, Europe and the Middle and Far East.

Present responsibilities include further programme development especially in computer based learning and the use of SAP as a teaching medium.


Malcolm is a university lecturer in Production and Operations Management at the University of Bradford's School of Management. His previous experience includes working for the United Nations (Food Agriculture Organisation) on various food and water projects in Asia, Africa and Arabia. Prior to this he was a food technologist and factory manager for a blue chip organisation in the UK.

Study History

MSc (Sheffield Hallam)

Research Areas

Research interests have included the development of computer based scheduling and planning systems for small organisations and the development of manufacturing process improvement techniques for the service sector.

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