Jamie Rundle is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Nottingham Business School, at Nottingham Trent University, specialising in operations and supply chain management. He holds an MBA from The University of Nottingham (2007), and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert.LTHE). He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Jamie has adopted the case study method as his principal pedagogical approach, which is something he practices extensively with his students to enhance discussion-based teaching. Since 2013, Jamie has also served as an executive committee member of The Case Centre. As well as establishing a special interest group for new case writers, he has recently served as a judge for the supply chain category of the EFMD Global Case Awards and has acted as a reviewer and judge for various international case study conferences and competitions.
Prior to joining the academic sector in 2009, Jamie worked for over 17 years in manufacturing operations management and process improvement, both in SMEs in the print manufacturing industry, and in supply chain and logistics for a large multi-national automotive and rail supplies organisation. During this time, as an operations manager in demanding manufacturing environments, he led on process improvement projects, the training and mentoring of staff members, and technology scouting and implementation during the mid-1990s and early-2000s era of integrating digital workflows into legacy analogue processes.
As an academic, and prior to taking up his post at NTU, Jamie held senior lectureships and teaching posts at Sheffield Hallam University, The University of Sheffield, and Salford University. During this time, he has also held a number of course and programme management roles including Course Leader for the Executive MBA, International MBA, and MSc Logistics Course Leader (Sheffield Hallam University), and Programme Director for the Senior Leader Apprenticeship (The University of Salford).
His teaching comprises operations and supply chain management at all levels of study, including executive education, as well as project management and risk and crisis management for final year and MSc students. He has taught extensively overseas including MBA and MSc courses in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong, and Erasmus+ programmes in Finland, Norway, and France and has delivered presentations for conferences and seminars including the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) at Sheffield Hallam University, AACSB seminars at Tampa, Florida.
Since 2013 Jamie has served as an Executive Committee member and trustee of The Case Centre at Cranfield University. He judged the Supply Chain category of the 2020 EFMD Global case awards and has previously acted as a reviewer for various case study writing awards and scholarships for The Case Centre, as well as for the North America Case Research Association (NACRA).
He has reviewed various operations management texts and chapters including texts for PearsonEducation by Slack et al., (2015, 2017) and Krajewski et al., (2013), and for Oxford University Press by Jones and Robinson (2015).
Since 2017, Jamie has held a visiting lectureship in the Faculty of Logistics at Høgskolen i Molde, Norway, where he developed and teaches the elective master’s level course Disaster Relief Logistics (LOG-951).
Jamie held the position of external examiner at Hertfordshire Business School (2016-2019) and as a reviewer for the postgraduate project management online course at Boston University (2016).
Jamie has conducted various consultancy projects for local organisations including, process design and improvement with the NHS in South Yorkshire, process crisis planning with a pharmaceutical logistics provider in the Midlands, and supply chain mapping with a disaster relief non-profit organisation in Europe.
- Rundle, J. (2021) Médecins Sans Frontières and the 2014 Ebola Disaster in West Africa (A): In Uncharted Waters. [Case study] Available at: https://casecent.re/p/166696
- Grainger, A., Rundle, J. M., and Ahsen, R. A. (2019) Customs and Humanitarian Logistics. Global Trade and Customs Journal. 14 (4) 154-168. [https://www.researchgate.net/project/Customs-and-Humanitarian-Logistics]
- Rundle, J., (2014) ShelterBox: A Decade of Disaster Relief [Case study], In: Schroeder, R. and Goldstein, S. M. Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2017, pp 481-484
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