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Qualifications

PhD Univeristy of South Wales, UK. 2019
FHEA (Fellow of the Higher Education Academy)
AFHEA (Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy)
MSc. International Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Glamorgan University, 2012.
BSc Management Information Systems, Covenant University, 2009.
Microsoft Certified IT Professional Server 2008 (Enterprise Administrator)

Experience

Grading undergraduate students presentation
Marking/Grading both undergraduate and postgraduate students course work
Anonymous reviewer of journal articles
Tutor in Strategic Operations Management for MSc and MBA students.

Responsibilities

Currently supervising 5 MSc dissertation projects in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
MSc and MBA Strategic Operations Management and Operational Research Module lecturer.
Strategic Operations Management Module Tutor.
MSc Logistics and Operations Management Lecturer.
Research Methods Lecturer for year 2 Business Students.
Research Methods Lecturer for MSc and MBA Students

Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES:
Afolayan, A., Plant, E., White, G.R.T., Jones, W.P., Beynon-Davies, P. (2015) Information Technology Usage in SMEs in a Developing Economy. Strategic Change, Special Issue ‘Strategic Impact of the Deployment of Information Technology’.

Books:
White, G.R.T., Afolayan, A., Plant, E. (2014) ‘Challenges to the Adoption of E-Commerce Technology for Supply Chain Management in a Developing Economy: a focus on Nigerian SMEs’. In, Lacka, E., Chan, H.K., Yip, N. ‘E-Commerce Platform Acceptance: suppliers, retailers and consumers’. Springer: UK.

Conference Papers:
Afolayan, A., White, G.R.T, and Mason‐Jones, R. (2016) “Why Knowledge Acquisition is Important to effective Supply Chain Management: The Role of Supply Chain Managers as Knowledge Acquisitors”, BAM Conference, Newcastle.

Memberships

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).
Member Education Workforce Council (EWC) Wales.
Student Member Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
Student Member British Academy of Management (BAM).

Research

Investigating Knowledge Acquisition activities of Supply Chain Managers.

Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain Management
Knowledge Management
Knowledge Acquisition
SMEs

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