Biography of Douglas Macbeth
Douglas Macbeth was Professor of Manufacturing Management at the University from 1991 and Professor of Supply Chain Management from 1995 until 2006. He is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Management.
In 2006, Macbeth was appointed Professor of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Southampton School of Management. He has researched collaboratively with IBM for many years and his research interests include both the operational and strategic impact of Supply Chains, especially in Global businesses.