BSc, MSc, PhD
Senior lecturer in operations management
Department of Systems Management and Strategy
Dr Yong Lin has been a senior lecturer in operations management at the University of Greenwich Business School since 2009. Before joining the University of Greenwich, he worked as an associate professor in the School of Management, the Huazhong University of Science & Technology in China. He also had been a visiting researcher in the IfM (Institute for Manufacturing) of the University of Cambridge, and a research assistant in the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Responsibilities within the university
Dr Lin teaches in the areas of operations management, supply chain management, logistics management, e-logistics, international purchasing and project management. He is member of the University of Greenwich Supply Chain Research Group.
Lin, Y. and Zhou, L. (2011) The impacts of product design change on supply chain risk. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 41(2), pp. 162–86. This paper was awarded as the "Highly Commended Paper 2012" by Emerald.
- Chartered fellow of the Chartered Institution of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Dr Lin has spent many years in teaching and research, including being in charge of several research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the 863 Program (National High Technology Research and Development Program of China). Dr Lin's research interests lie in the fields of operations management and supply chain management, specifically in supply chain collaboration, logistics service design, inventory modeling and control, business ecosystem and innovation.
A recent focus has been on logistics service quality and innovation, service supply chain, supply chain risk management, open innovation and business ecosystem in ICT industry, green economy and electric vehicles, and Internet-of-Things in supply chain.
and Yu, Jiang (2013) Linking business ecosystem lifecycle with platform strategy: a triple view of technology, application and organisation.
and Zhou, Li (2012) Manufacturing strategies for time based competitive advantages.
and Zhou, Li (2011) The impacts of product design changes on supply chain risk: a case study.
and Ma, Shihua (2009) 3C framework for modular supply networks in the Chinese automotive industry.
and Ma, Shihua (2013) ERP implementation service supply chain.
and Ma, Shihua (2012) Servitization strategy: priorities, capabilities, and organizational features.
and Zhou, Li (2010) Service supply chain: nature, evolution, and operational implications.
and Shi, Yongjiang (2012) Service supply chain: Configuration structure and operations mechanism.
and Lin, Yong (2010) Forecasting returns in reverse logistics using GERT metwork theory.
and Zhou, Li (2010) Modular logistics service platform.
and Yue, Feng (2010) Modularity of service design for IT company.
and Lin, Yong (2010) Forecasting returns in reverse logistics using GERT network theory.
and Ieromonachou, Petros (2009) Assessing the selection of 3PL provider in Beijing Olympics.
and Ma, Shihua (2008) Supply-side collaboration with modular supply: cases from Chinese automotive industry.
Recent conference presentations
and Lin, Yong (2010) Dynamics performance in a hybrid system with information sharing and push policies adopted in remanufacturing process.
and Zhou, Li (2009) A study on the cost sharing model for supply lead time reduction with component commonality.