Dr Phil Davies

Lecturer in Operations Management

Dr Phil Davies

Dr Phil Davies

IRC Seminar Coordinator
By area: Operations and Process Management, Service Operations Management, Servitization, Service Modularity, Internet of Things, Additive Manufacturing
IRC Seminar Organiser
G32, Henley Business School, Whiteknights
+44 (0) 118 378 4504


Dr Phil Davies studied for his PhD in Operations Management at the University of Warwick. The title of his PhD was 'Modularity in Context and 3D Printing for Resource Integration: An Operations Management Perspective' and was funded by the EPSRC Industrial CASE Awards and BAE Systems (Land) UK. Prior to his PhD, Phil gained industrial experience as a design engineer for Europac 3D and worked in a range of industries including automotive, aerospace, fashion, medical, television and film, with clients such as Wedgewood, Aston Martin, Pinewood Studios, SSE and RWE. His professional and academic work covers topics such as: service operations management, service design, modular process design, servitization and digitalisation of manufacturing and service organisations with emphasis placed on additive manufacturing and the Internet of Things.


Davies, P., Parry, G., Alves, K., & Ng, I.C.L. (2020). How additive manufacturing allows products to absorb variety in use: empirical evidence from the defence industry, Production Planning & Control, (forthcoming).

Godsiff, P., Maull,. R., & Davies, P. (2018). Systems Behavior and Implications for Service-Dominant logic. In The SAGE Handbook of Service Dominant Logic (eds. Vargo, S & Lusch, R).

Green, M., Davies, P., & Ng, I. (2017). Two strands of servitization: A thematic analysis of traditional and customer co-created servitization and future research directions. International Journal of Production Economics, 192 (October), pp. 40-53