Dr Qiang Wu

Lecturer, Engineering Systems & Management

Phone number:  0121 204 3641
Email:  q.wu3@aston.ac.uk
Room Number: MB222B

Profile 

Qiang joined Aston University as a lecturer in Logistics and Transport in 2013. Before joining Aston University, he worked in industry holding a varieties of SCM-related positions, with manufacturing and consultant companies.

 

His research interests include sustainable supply chain management, innovation strategies and capabilities for corporate and supply chain sustainability.

  • PhD in Supply Chain Management, University of Bedfordshire.
  • MRes in Management Research, Cranfield University.
  • MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield University.
  • BSc in Transportation Economics, University of International Business and Economics.
  • 2013 – date: Lecturer in Logistics and Transport, School of Engineering & Applied Science, Aston University.
  • 2011 – 2013: Module Tutor in Supply Chain Management, Business and Management Research Institute (BMRI), University of Bedfordshire.
  • 2009 – 2010: SCM Consultant in Rubbernek Fittings Ltd.      
  • 2008 – 2009: Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI) Consultant in Northwest Aerospace Alliance (NWAA).
  • 2004 – 2006: Supply Chain Manager in Huawei Technologies. 

Course Lecturer (2013 - date)

  • Facilities Design and Management (undergraduate)
  • International Logistics and Purchasing (undergraduate)
  • Purchasing Principles and Process (undergraduate)
  • Supply Chain Planning (undergraduate).


Course Lecturer (2011 - 2013)

  • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management (postgraduate)
  • Supply Chain Management (postgraduate)
  • New Advances in Business (undergraduate).
  • Sustainable supply chain management.
  • Innovation strategies and capabilities for corporate and supply chain sustainability.
Open to supervise postgraduate and PhD research students on broad issues related to sustainable supply chain management, innovation strategies and capabilities for corporate and supply chain sustainability, and multi-tier supply chain partnership.
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT).

Journal Articles                                   

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2014), “Dynamic Capabilities for CSR Management: towards Identifying  Common Processes”, Society and Business Review, 9(3), 276-297.


  Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2013), “Explicating Dynamic Capabilities for Corporate Sustainability”, Euromed Journal of Business, 8(3), 255-272.


  Wu, Q., He, Q., Duan, Y., and O'Regan, N. (2012), “Implementing Dynamic Capabilities for Corporate Strategic Change towards Sustainability”, Strategic Change, 21(5-6).

 

 

Selected Conference Papers

Ramirez, P and Wu, Q. (2016), “To what extent and in what manner do Chinese and Indian contract research organization learn and upgrade with the unbundling the global pharmaceutical R&D value chain”. In proceedings of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 2016 Conference, Berkeley, CA, United States.

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2013), “Innovation Strategies, Dynamic Capabilities and Institutional Interactions: a Case of Huawei and ZTE”. In proceedings of British Academy of Management 2013 Conference, Liverpool, UK.

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2013), “CSR Standardization: a Dynamic Capabilities Perspective”. In proceedings of EURAM 2013 Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2012), “Explicating Dynamic capabilities for Corporate Sustainability: Evidence from Corporate Social Responsibility Reports”. In proceedings of British Academy of Management 2012 Conference, Cardiff, UK.

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y. (2012), “Developing Dynamic Capabilities for Corporate Sustainability: the Role of Sustainable Knowledge Transfer between Supply Chain Partners”. In proceedings of EURAM 2012 Annual Conference, Rotterdam, Holland.

Book Chapter

Wu, Q., He, Q., and Duan, Y., 2016, Corporate strategic change towards sustainability: a dynamic capabilities view, the Handbook of strategic renewal: core concepts, antecedents, and micro-foundations.