Essential Guide to Operations Management: Concepts and Case Notes (2010) John Wiley and Sons: Chichester (with D R Bamford).
Market-Focused Production Systems: Design and Implementation (1993) Prentice-Hall: Hemel Hempstead (with D J Bennett).
Recent Journal Articles
"The role of the physical layout in the implementation of lean management initiatives", International Journal of Lean Six Sigma (with H. Soriano-Meier, S. Markose and J. A. Garza-Reyes). Vol.2, No.3, pp.254-269, 2011.
"The development of a lean park homes production process using process flow and simulation methods", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (with J.A. Garza-Reyes. I. Oraifage, H. Soriano-Meier, and D. Harmanto). fc, 2011.
“Analysing Approaches to Technology Transfer in the UK National Health Service”, OR Insight, (with D R Bamford and M Ismail), Vol.24, No.2, pp.90-109, 2011.
“Why Information Technology (IT) – Led Organizational Change does not work”, International Journal of Business, Management and Social Sciences (with M.P.J. Pollard, H. Soriano-Meier, J.A. Garza-Reyes and L. Rocha-Lona), Vol.1, No.1, pp.88-99, 2010.
“Lean production, market share and value creation in the agricultural machinery sector in Brazil” Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (with H Soriano-Meier et al), Vol.21, No.7, pp.853-871, 2010.
“Application of QFD for e-Business Planning”, International Journal of Production Planning and Control, Volume 15, Number 8, p.802-818, 2004 (with B L Tan and N K H Tang).
“An Application of the Delta Model and BPR in Transforming Electronic Business – The Case of a Food Ingredients Company in UK”, Information Systems Journal, 14(2), 2004 (with N K H Tang and P R Yasa).
"Managing Planned and Emergent Change within an Operations Management Environment", International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 23(5), 2003 (with D R Bamford).
A Model for Evaluating the Degree of Leanness of Manufacturing Firms", Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 13(2), 104-109, 2002 (with H Soriano-Meier).
"Reforming Management Education: Learning from the Moldovan Experience", Economic and Business Review, 2(4), 309-321, 2001 (with M Kelemen, G Pearson and J S Hassard).
"Managing Factory Operations in China: Empirical Evidence on the Integration of Design and Production", International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 1(4/5), 2001 (with J S Hassard).
"Supply Network Management in the UK Tableware Industry”, British Ceramics Transactions, 100(2), 86-89, 2001 (with M Day and J Burnett).
"Technological Innovation Antecedents in the UK Ceramics Industry", International Journal of Production Economics, 65(2), 85-98, 2000 (with M P Warren, J S Hassard and J W Cotton).
"Britain's last industrial district? A case study of ceramics production", International Journal of Production Economics, 65(2), 5-15, 2000 (with M day, J Burnett and J S Hassard).
“Paying Teachers for Performance: A Comparison with Private Sector Experience”, Management Research News, 23(4/5), 2000 (with G Forrester and J S Hassard).
“Agile Supply: Rethinking Systems Thinking, Systems Practice”, International Journal of Agile Manufacturing Systems, 2(3), 178-186, 2000 (with C Rigby, M Day and J Burnett).
“The Politics of Management in People's China: From CMRS to Modern Enterprise and Beyond”, Asia Pacific Business Review, 5(3/4), 47-72, 1999 (with R S Porter)
Contributions to Edited Books
"Technology and Politics in China: Influences upon the Process ofInnovation". In T M Khalil, L A Lefebvre and R M Mason [eds] Managementof Technology: The Key to Prosperity in the Third Millennium, Pergamon:Oxford, 2001 (with R S Porter).
"BPR and TQM: Divergence or Convergence." In H Willmott and DKnights [eds] The Re-engineering Revolution, Routledge: London, 2000(with M Kelemen and J S Hassard).
"The Challenges Facing Manufacturing Managers in Chinese Factories"In R S Porter and D H Brown [eds] Management Issues for China,Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1995.
"Computer Integrated Manufacturing and the Limits to Integration".In A Sen, J Winsor and R Gay [eds] Computer Integration ofManufacturing Systems, World Scientific: Singapore, 1995 (with J SHassard).
"Exploring Integration in an Organizational Setting". In A Sen, JWinsor and R Gay [eds] Computer Integration of Manufacturing Systems:World Scientific: Singapore, 1995 (with NKH Tang).
"Total Quality Management and Participation: Employee Empowerment orthe Enhancement of Exploitation?". In H Willmott and A Wilkinson [eds]Making Quality Critical: New Perspectives on Organizational Change,Routledge: London, 1995 (with M Rowlinson, J S Hassard, L McArdle and SProcter).