Dr Mark Hall

Dr Mark Hall

Department of Management
Senior Lecturer in Project and Operations Management

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Mark is a senior lecturer in project and operations management. Previously, he worked at the University of Bristol and University of Bath. Apart from operations and project management, he has also taught change and innovation management, organizational theory and research methods, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His current area of research is in behaviours in response to risk in projects. He is also interested in public sector projects, public-private partnerships and sustainability.

At Bristol, he was a member of the Action Research and Critical Inquiry in Organisations Research Centre (ARCIO) and remains an external member of this Centre.



  • BSc (Hons)
  • PhD


  • BSc Module in Project Management
  • MBA (Singapore) Module in Operations Management

Postgraduate supervision

Mark is interested in supervising PhDs in the field of project management, with a focus on risk and opportunity management and theoretical perspectives on practitioner behaviour.


Recent publications


Hall, M & Kutsch, E 2020, Mindful Project Management: Resilient Performance Beyond the Risk Horizon. Routledge, London.

Kutsch, E, Hall, M & Turner, N 2015, Project Resilience: The Art of Noticing, Interpreting, Preparing, Containing and Recovering. 1st edn, Gower Publishing Ltd, Farnham.


Kutsch, E, Djabbarov, I & Hall, M 2021, 'How managers frame and make sense of unexpected events in project implementation', International Journal of Project Management, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 570-580. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2021.04.002

Qamar, A, Hall, M, Chicksand, D & Collinson, S 2020, 'Quality and flexibility performance trade-offs between lean and agile manufacturing firms in the automotive industry', Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 723-738. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1681534

Qamar, A & Hall, M 2018, 'Can lean and agile organisations within the UK automotive supply chain be distinguished based upon contextual factors?', Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 239–254. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-05-2017-0185

Qamar, A, Hall, M & Collinson, S 2018, 'Lean versus agile production: flexibility trade-offs within the automotive supply chain', International Journal of Production Research, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 3974-3993. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2018.1463109

Tidy, M, Wang, X & Hall, M 2016, 'The role of Supplier Relationship Management in reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions from food supply chains: Supplier engagement in the UK supermarket sector', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 112, pp. 3294-3305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.10.065

Tidy, M, Wang, X & Hall, M 2015, 'Prospects for on-farm anaerobic digestion as a renewable energy technology in the UK: learning from early adopters', International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 256. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBPSCM.2015.071601

Kutsch, E, Ward, J, Hall, M & Algar, J 2015, 'The Contribution of the Project Management Office: A Balanced Scorecard Perspective', Information Systems Management, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 105-118. https://doi.org/10.1080/10580530.2015.1018768

Kutsch, E, Browning, TR & Hall, M 2014, 'Bridging the risk gap: The failure of risk management in information systems projects', Research Technology Management, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 26-32. https://doi.org/10.5437/08956308X5702133


Qamar, A & Hall, M 2016, 'Can Firm Size, Manufacturing Classification and Positional Tier Distinguish Lean and Agile Manufacturing Systems within the Automotive Supply Chain?', Paper presented at EurOMA 2016 Interactions, Trondheim, Norway, 17/06/16 - 22/06/16.

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