The University of Southampton
Southampton Business School

Transforming Operations into Strategic Capabilities Seminar

strategic operations
Date:
18:00 - 20:00, 29 November 2017
Venue:
Southampton Business School, Building 2, Room 3043
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Event details

In the past, where organisations tended to be more hierarchical than today, the words, "strategy" and "operations" were almost mutually exclusive. In today's highly competitive environment, though, strategic operations capabilities must be in place in order for organisations to provide goods and services that meet and exceed customer requirements. Key issues such as cost, speed, quality, flexibility and constant innovation are all part of strategic operations. However, achieving such capabilities does not come by chance - instead a range of factors need to be put in place, as this session will explore.

Speaker information

Professor Steve Brown, University of Southampton. Editor in Chief for the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, which is the leading European journal on Operations Management and in the top three in the world in its field. His management experience was gained in both Public and Private Sectors including large and SME organisations. He has been actively involved in consulting in a range of organisations in manufacturing and service sectors including government level engagements.

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