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Alan Pilkington

  • Professor
  • University of Westminster
  • 91PublicationsNumber of items in Alan's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 9Followers

Research interests

and the adoption of process improvement methodologies for strategic advantage.analysing bibliometric data to define emerging research streamsCurrent research includes developing patent analysis techniques to explore inventor and technology networks

About

Alan Pilkington is a Professor of Technology Management at Westminster Business School, London. He has previously held positions at Copenhagen Business School and Royal Holloway, University of London. He holds a degree in engineering, a PhD in manufacturing strategy and spent six years working for a UK automobile producer. Current research includes developing patent analysis techniques to explore inventor and technology networks, analysing bibliometric data to define emerging research streams, and the adoption of process improvement methodologies for strategic advantage. He is Chair of the IEEE Engineering Management Society UKRI Chapter and also a member of the European Operations Management Association, Academy of Management and POMS. He has dozens of publications including articles in the California Management Review, Journal of Operations Management, Technovation, and International Journal of Operations and Production Management. He is coauthor of a leading textbook on Operations Management with McGraw-Hill and his most recent research book is Transforming Rover: Renewal Against the Odds, 1981-1994.

Groups

  • OR/MS
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Publications (5)

  • Exploring the Disruptive Nature of Disruptive Technology

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  • Management of Technology, Conceptualizing

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  • Technology Management, Defining

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  • Mass-Customization Definitions for Operations Marketing and Strategy: Conflict at the Interface

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  • Developing the Tangible Dimension: Evidence for an Integrated Product-Service Matrix

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Professional experience

Professor

University of Westminster

October 2013 - Present

Professor

Handelshojskolen

August 2013 - July 2015(2 years)

Associate Professor

Royal Holloway University of London

July 1996 - July 2013(17 years)

Education

PhD

Aston University