Researcher biography

Developing business solutions for small-medium enterprise

David Parker has held positions as Reader in Business Operations Management and PhD Research Director at the Centre for Organisational Effectiveness, Business School, Bournemouth University, UK; he was Project Director for the Smart Region Initiative, a consortium comprising Unisys, Microsoft, Bay Technologies: research funded by the Queensland government. He has held academic positions at: School of Management, Cranfield University; also Head of Schools of Operations Management at the Business School, University of the West of England, and at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests include SME transitioning to e-commerce capability, and strategic service operations management. He has presented at international conferences and published widely in academic journals that include: The Journal of Supply Chain Management; International Journal of Performance Management; International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management; Logistics Focus; Journal of Productivity Science; International Journal of Electronic Business; The Journal of Clothing Technology and Management; Logistics Today; International Journal of Business Process Management; Management Services Journal