Dr Jeff Jia
Dr Jeff Jia (supply chain management)
Dr. Fu Jia PhD, MRes, MBA, is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Management at the University of Exeter Business School, England. He jointed the business school in 2009 as a Research Fellow. His research interests include supply relationship management in a cross cultural context, global sourcing, supply chain learning and innovation and sustainable supply management.
Dr Jia has been working extensively with the industry on a number of projects: “Global Sourcing Risk Management”, “International Procurement Office in China”, “Logistics Innovation in China-Europe supply chains”, and “WWF Chinese Innovation Case Studies”, to name a few.
He is a productive author and has published a number of papers in international conferences and top tier supply chain management journals such as Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Business Review and Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management among others. He has also edited a book and contributed a number of book chapters.
Prior to his academic career, he had worked in the 3PL sector in Beijing, China. Dr. Jia holds a B. Eng in Mechanical Engineering, China, a MBA from Birmingham Business School, UK and a PhD from Cranfield School of Management, UK.