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Caroline Bishop

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Caroline is a lecturer in Global Supply Chain Management and is module leader for the second year undergraduate module Global Supply Chain Management. She has taught Operations, Enterprise/Entrepreneurship, Project Management and Research Methods at undergraduate level. In addition to her undergraduate teaching Caroline has contributed to Masters modules including Global Supply Chain Management and Consultancy Projects and supervises Masters Consultancy Projects.

Career overview

Caroline has had an eclectic career, which has included working for a variety of companies; from multinationals such as Boot the Chemists, to SME’s providing software solutions, to running her own business. Her wide ranging job roles have made use of her skills in areas such as computer programming, systems analysis, project management, operations improvement, personal development, teaching, consultancy and business administration but her passion has always been for teaching and facilitating the sharing of knowledge.

Research areas

Caroline is a member of the Nottingham Business School Research as Practice Research Group and is currently writing up her PhD on Trust and knowledge sharing in a collaborative SME project.

External activity

Caroline is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a member of the British Association of Management (BAM), a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (MInstLM) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (AssocCIPD).

Caroline is Director of a small local business which specialises in control systems for special purpose machines and automation solutions mainly within the food and engineering sectors.