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Dr Marta Bell

Formerly at Lancaster University

Marta Bell

PhD supervision

Reshoring in manufacturing and service contexts; socially responsible practices in supply chains; Operations and Supply Chain Management in emerging and developing economies.

Research Interests

My main research interests are in the following areas:

- Sustainable Supply Chain Management; socially responsible practices within supply chains.

- Global Supply Chain Management; offshoring & backshoring decisions; internationalisation processes.

- Operations and Supply Chain Management in emerging and developing economies. 

- Operations management in customized contexts; product customisation.

Current Teaching

MSCI102: Introduction to Operations Management

MSCI 231: Introduction to Operations Management

MSCI 575: Strategic Sourcing

MSCI 576: Global Sourcing and Business Services

PhD Supervision: Xiaoyue Tan, Maysara Sayed

Qualifications

PhD (Politecnico di Milano), MSc in Industrial & Systems Engineering (Politecnico di Milano)

Research Grants

'Implementing Social Sustainability Practices in Developing Country Suppliers', The British Academy, Small Research Grant Scheme (2012)

'Exploring the Nature of Backshoring Decisions', LUMS Pump Priming Research Grant Scheme (2011)

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