UNITED KINGDOM Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management Bayes Business School Visiting Faculty
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Dr. Byung Gak Son is a reader in SCM at Bayes Business School, City, University of London. He is also a course director in MSc Supply Chain and Global Logistics Management in MSc Supply Chain and Global Logistics Management. He holds visiting faculty position at several top business schools, including Bologna Business School and Trinity Business School in Dublin. In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Son has also provided consulting services to organizations such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Korea. His research interests include supply network, buyer-supplier relationships, and supply chain risk management. Dr. Son has published extensively in top-tier academic journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Dr. Son’s contributions to the field of SCM have been recognized through several awards, including the Euroma Best Paper Award. Dr. Son teaches SCM modules at both MSc and MBA levels and has received multiple teaching awards from both Bayes Business School and Trinity Business School, in recognition of quality teaching. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, and has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Outside of his professional activities, Dr. Son is an active member of the Red Cross, serving as a local volunteer. He is also an avid animal lover, particularly of cats and seals.


Operations management involves all the functions necessary to design, operate and improve the systems that create and deliver products and services. In this course, our focus will be on various production and operations functions, decisions and trade-offs that are necessary to create value for an organization. In order to reflect today’s work environment half of the course will be focusing on boundary spanning activities like supply chain management and sourcing as significant opportunities and challenges for operations management emerge from globalization.

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