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Dr James Stone

Engineering Systems & Management

James Stone

Position: Teaching Fellow
Phone: 0121 204 3612 
Email: j.stone@aston.ac.uk 
Room: MB168

  • PhD The impact of Performance Measurement Systems on Supply Chain Dynamics, 2011
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) University of Wales 1989,
  • BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 1988
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (PGCTL)
  • National Diploma Marketing (DipM)
  • Comptia Network+ Certified & ECDL

 March 99 - Present Aston University School of Engineering

  • Programme Director; BSc Logistics Management and BSc Transport Management     
  • Lecturing in;
  1. International Logistics and Operations
  2. Operations Management
  3. Purchasing & Supply Chain Management
  4. Supply Chain Dynamics and Simulation
  5. Business Simulation – 2011; designed ‘AirEdSim’ - simulation teaching tool for Commercial Airline operations.
  • Maersk Line                                           Import Sales Manager, London Office
  • Kent Line                                               Assistant UK Sales Manager
  • Norfolk Line, Den Haag, Netherlands.       TraineeMarketing Dept.
  • Maersk Co UK Ltd                                  Management TraineeCharter Dept
  • Chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics, University Accreditation Committee
  • Chair of the Institute of Operations Management (IOM), University Accreditation Committee
  • Participated in numerous Licensure and Accreditation events in the UK and Middle East for UK Universities and the UAE Accreditation Commission
  • Guest Lecturer at;

            o    Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Stuttgart; “Operations Management”. 
            o    Warwick Business School MBA; “Operations Strategy”.
            o    Emirates Aviation University, Dubai. “Supply Chain Strategy” and “Operations Management”.

  • Up to Oct 2010; Admissions for all UG and PG courses in the School of Engineering.

June 97 - Mar 99         Cambridge Technology Partners, now Novell, USA Senior Consultant

Oct 93 - June 97         Concept Intl Shipping Ltd. Director

Aug 89 - Oct 93          Maersk Company UK Ltd.       
  •  Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
  • Member of The Institute of Operations Management
  • Committee member of WEMMEC (West Midlands Military Education Committee).

 “Determining Inventory Service Support Levels in Multi-National Companies” G. Don Taylor , Doug M. Love, Miles W. Weaver, and James Stone. International Journal of Production Economics – Volume 116, Issue 1, November 2008, Pages 1-11

“An evaluation of SCOR modelling techniques and tools” Pavel Albores, Doug Love, James Stone, Miles Weaver, Helen Benton. EUROMOT, Conference 2007.

“Modelling the relationship between local logistics management decisions and overall supply chain; Performance: a research agenda.” James Stone, Doug Love; Int. J. Business Performance Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2007

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research