Professor Marc Day

Professor of Strategy and Operations Management

Professor Marc Day

Professor Marc Day

International Business and Strategy
By area: Business Strategy, Operations Management, Operations Strategy, Supply Strategy, Resource-Based View
By industry: Aerospace, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Consumer Retailing, Train Manufacturing, UK Public Sector, Telecoms, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, General Engineering
By geography: Europe, North America
GL84, Greenlands Campus
marc.day@henley.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1491 414556
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Biography

Marc Day is an experienced scholar, consultant and teacher in the areas of operations management and strategy. His particular interest is how organisations co-create value with suppliers, and how organisations configure business unit strategy using a capabilities-based perspective. He is a well-respected educator and designs/delivers programmes for corporate clients, MBAs and DBAs at Henley. In his career he has taught in more than 15 countries. A member of four journal editorial boards, and an experienced broadcast media commentator in the areas of strategy, operations and procurement.

Marc also undertakes a wide variety of consulting assignments, ranging from intensive board-level strategic reviews through to detailed operational assessments of business & supplier performance. Marc Day holds a PhD in manufacturing strategy from Keele University.

Teaching

Marc Day leads the teaching of strategy (MBA - all modes of study), research skills (MBA - all modes) and research philosophy (DBA Programme).

Executive education delivery in the areas of strategic management and operations strategy.

Research Collaboration & Supervision

Research Collaboration

Marc Day is currently collaborating with Prof. Stan Fawcett (Weber State University, USA) and Prof. Greg Magnan (Seattle University, USA) on strategies to build relational capabilities with suppliers. He has long-term links as a consultant and strategic advisor for Future Purchasing Ltd, and also works on the impact of supply strategy on firm performance with Dr. Scott Lichtenstein (Birmingham City University) and Prof. Phillip Samouel (Kingston Uni, UK). He also has considerable publishing links with Prof. Sarah Dixon (Leicester University).

Research Supervision

Current DBAs:

Anil Gupta: The role of TQM enabled change in buyer-supplier relationships

J. Marcelo Gomez: Sustainable practices of the organic cacao supply chain

Lillia Knauer: Innovation and its role in the development of German small and mid-sized businesses

John Keogh: Transparency and trust in food supply chains

Brian Weetman: How power impacts relationships between buyers and suppliers in the commercial insurance sector.

Please note: Professor Day does not accept unsolicited enquiries for PhD or DBA supervision.

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