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Role

Lynne is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management and Assistant Course Leader for BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Her subject expertise lies in Operations and Supply Chain Strategy, and her secondary subject is Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

She teaches at all levels from undergraduate through to Masters.

Career overview

In her early career as an Engineer, Lynne was a tool designer designing jigs, fixtures and moulding tools, a production introducing new technical products and manufacturing technology (including surface mount technology) and processes. As a Manufacturing Engineering Manager she led a team of 14 engineers all working on a range of projects including the introduction of lean manufacturing, JIT and Total Quality. She also took responsibility for relocating the manufacturing facility into a purpose built facility and managing an autonomous business unit for fabrication.

As a manager in Economic Development for Nottinghamshire County Council, Lynne managed a team of development officers delivering an range of European funded projects aimed at sustaining and developing innovative SMEs across Nottinghamshire. The role entailed working with stakeholders in public and private partner organisations.

Research areas

As part of her MBA, Lynne researched organisational culture. At present she is part of a small team of academics - she is researching the disengagement of students with BTEC qualifications.

External activity

As Assistant Course leader for BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Lynne engages with The University of Burgundy Business School in the development and delivery of a programme for the Year Two students from the Entrepreneurship course. She has visited Dijon twice and contributes to meetings with senior faculty.

At present Lynne is a placement tutor and takes responsibility for visiting students at their placement organisations; liaising with managers and business leaders.

Sponsors and collaborators

Lynne works with business mentors and visiting lecturers.

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