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Ian Fouweather

PositionLecturer in Operations and Information Management
LocationCartwright Building CB1.16
DepartmentSchool of Management
Telephone+44 (0)1274 234415
EmailI.M.Fouweather2@bradford.ac.uk
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Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Module Leader DL MBA Operations Management
  • Module Leader DL MBA Business Research
  • Module Leader Executive MBA Business Research
  • Module Leader DBA Philosophical approaches to Business Interest.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Programme Leader DL MBA Programme
  • External Examiners and External Experts Sub-Committee Member

Biography

Ian has worked as a lecturer in a range of Business Disciplines and Research disciplines for over ten years at a number of business schools around the world. Previously he worked in Industry in  Operations, ITC and Strategic Planning. As a result he has a broad interest in practical management issues, change management, operational improvement and technology. Ian is also has a passion for philosophy and has a well established Business Consultancy supporting client organisations to change, and improve, at both a strategic and tactical level.

Study History

MBA (Bradford) MRes (Bradford)

Research Areas

  • Organisational Change 
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • The philosophy of Organising
  • Language, Narratives and Dialogue within Organizations
  • Management Learning
  • Creativity in the workplace
  • ITC: Web enabled technologies and Big Data
  • The Philosophy of Sport
  • Technology mediated Learning

Publications

See Ian's publications on Bradford Scholars.

Manwani, S. & Fouweather, I. (2017) “Teaching Unteaching: Challenges and Insights”. Proceedings of the 5th Research in Management Learning & Education (RMLE) Unconference. New School, New York, USA. 28th – 29th June 2017.

Fouweather I. (2017) “The Management Consultant: The Hermes of our time”. In: Manville G, Matthias O and Campbell J (Eds.) Management Consultancy Insights and Real Consultancy Projects. Aldershot: Gower.

Matthias O., Fouweather I., Gregory, I., Vernon, A. (2017). “How will Big Data Transform Operations Management?” International Journal of Operations Management. 37(1): 37-55.

Bosma, B. & Fouweather, I. (2016) “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose“. Proceedings of the 30th British Academy of Management Annual Conference. Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 6th - 8th September 2016.

Babson, P., Chalcraft, D., Fouweather, I. & Manwani, S. (2016) “Unteaching: an oxymoron or the key to effective Management Learning”. Proceedings of the 4th Research in Management Learning & Education (RMLE) Unconference. INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. 4th – 5th July 2016

Bosma, B., Chia, R. & Fouweather, I. (2016) “Semantic Transformation: Learning from Novelty”. Management Learning. 47(1): 14-27

Fouweather, I. (2015) “Rescuing our imagination”. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Eastern Academy of Management International Conference. Lima, Peru. 23rd June 2015.

Fouweather, I. (2015) “Are we trying too hard?” Proceedings of British Philosophy of Sport Annual Conference. University of Sunderland, UK. 14th April 2015.

Dennison, M. & Fouweather I. (2014) “Darwin’s Legacy: Towards a Creative Conversation." 1st World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research Conference. University of Greenwich, London, UK. 12th September 2015.

Fouweather, I. (2014) “Assistance or analysis? Managing learners' expectations” Guest Lecture at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival. St Catherine's College, Oxford, UK. 9th July 2014.

Fouweather, I. (2014) “Space: The Final Frontier”. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2012, University of Bradford , UK. 8th July 2014.

Bosma, B. & Fouweather, I. (2013) “Tales of the Unexpected“. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies. Chania, Crete, Greece. 22nd June 2013.

Kotchekova, I. & Fouweather, I. (2012) “Taught PhD students - an oxymoron or could they benefit from taking formally assessed modules and what and how we should teach them.” Proceedings of the 11th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2012, University of Bradford , UK. 11th July 2012.

Fouweather, I., (2009) “Becoming Lean: How to become a healthy organisation” National Health Executive October 2009

Fouweather, I., (2009) Finding Time for feedback” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2009, University of Bradford , UK. 6th June 2009.

Zagorianakos, E & Fouweather, I., (2008) “Look before you leap: A balanced approach to Formative Assessment” Proceedings of the 7th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2008, University of Bradford , UK. 3rd June 2008.

Webster, M., Beach, R. & Fouweather, I. (2006), “E-business strategy development: an FMCG sector case study”, Supply Chain Management, An International Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4 pp 353-363

Fouweather, T., Coleman, S. & Fouweather, I. (2005), “Can six-sigma really help a SME”. Proceedings of the 5th Annual ENBIS Conference 2005, Newcastle, UK 14-16th September 2005

Fouweather, I. & Webster, M. (2004), “The virtual beer game: a case study from the UK beers, wines and spirits”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International EurOMA Conference 2004, Fontainbleau, France 27-30th June 2004

Fouweather, I. & Webster, M. (2003), “The development of an electronic strategy for a soft drinks manufacturer “ Proceedings of the 10th Annual International EurOMA Conference

Bosma, B. & Fouweather, I. (2016) “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose“. Proceedings of the 30th British Academy of Management Annual Conference. Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 6th - 8th September 2016.

Babson, P., Chalcraft, D., Fouweather, I. & Manwani, S. (2016) “Unteaching: an oxymoron or the key to effective Management Learning”. Proceedings of the 4th Research in Management Learning & Education (RMLE) Unconference. INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. 4th – 5th July 2016

Bosma, B., Chia, R. & Fouweather, I. (2016) “Semantic Transformation: Learning from Novelty. Management Learning. Forthcoming.

Matthias O., Fouweather I., Gregory, I., Vernon, A. (2016). “How will Big Data Transform Operations Management?” International Journal of Operations Management. Forthcoming. (DOI: 10.1108/IJOPM-02-2015-0084)

Fouweather, I. (2015) “Rescuing our imagination”. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Eastern Academy of Management International Conference. Lima, Peru. 23rd June 2015.

Fouweather, I. (2015) “Are we trying too hard?” Proceedings of British Philosophy of Sport Annual Conference. University of Sunderland, UK. 14th April 2015.

Dennison, M. & Fouweather I. (2014) “Darwin’s Legacy: Towards a Creative Conversation." 1st World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research Conference. University of Greenwich, London, UK. 12th September 2015.

Fouweather, I. (2014) “Assistance or analysis? Managing learners' expectations” Guest Lecture at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival. St Catherine's College, Oxford, UK. 9th July 2014.

Fouweather, I. (2014) “Space: The Final Frontier”. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2012, University of Bradford , UK. 8th July 2014.

Bosma, B. & Fouweather, I. (2013) “Tales of the Unexpected“. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies. Chania, Crete, Greece. 22nd June 2013.

Kotchekova, I. & Fouweather, I. (2012) “Taught PhD students - an oxymoron or could they benefit from taking formally assessed modules and what and how we should teach them.” Proceedings of the 11th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2012, University of Bradford , UK. 11th July 2012.

Fouweather, I., (2009) “Becoming Lean: How to become a healthy organisation” National Health Executive October 2009

Fouweather, I., (2009) Finding Time for feedback” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2009, University of Bradford , UK. 6th June 2009.

Zagorianakos, E & Fouweather, I., (2008) “Look before you leap: A balanced approach to Formative Assessment” Proceedings of the 7th Annual Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference 2008, University of Bradford , UK. 3rd June 2008.

Webster, M., Beach, R. & Fouweather, I. (2006), “E-business strategy development: an FMCG sector case study”, Supply Chain Management, An International Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4 pp 353-363

Fouweather, T., Coleman, S. & Fouweather, I. (2005), “Can six-sigma really help a SME”. Proceedings of the 5th Annual ENBIS Conference 2005, Newcastle, UK 14-16th September 2005

Fouweather, I. & Webster, M. (2004), “The virtual beer game: a case study from the UK beers, wines and spirits”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International EurOMA Conference 2004, Fontainbleau, France 27-30th June 2004

Fouweather, I. & Webster, M. (2003), “The development of an electronic strategy for a soft drinks manufacturer “ Proceedings of the 10th Annual International EurOMA Conference 2003, Cernobbio, Italy 16-18th June 2003

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