Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Ying Yang

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management DPD for Dual Degree in Operations Management


Ying is an active researcher in operations strategy, supply chain management and business service. Her work has received well recognition and published in leading international journals. Among others, Ying is a reviewer forInternational Journal of Operations and Production Management, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal and International Journal of Production Research. Her work has been regularly presented at international academy conference. Before joining Newcastle University, Dr. Yang researched and lectured at the University of Ulster and Aberystwyth University. She is also an adjunct Professor for Management Development Institute, India from 2013.


Ying is very happy to cooperate with researchers in the similar areas, and to discuss research proposals in these areas with prospective PhD students. Please feel free to contact if interested.


 Roles and Responsibilities

Degree Programme Director - Dual Degree in Operations Management (with the University of Groningen)

The Deputy Head of the Marketing, Operations and Systems discipline group at the Newcastle University Business School.



Postgraduate Certificate of Teaching in High Education

PhD in Operations Management

MSc International Management

Master in Industry Economic Management


Research Grants:

ESRC Research Training Funding (2013)

ESRC Research Training Funding (2011)

International Travel Grant by Royal Academy of Engineering (2009)

ESRC Research Training Funding (2008)
International Conference Travel Grant Awarded by Royal Academy of Engineering (2004)

Vice Chancellor Research scholarship from Ulster University for PhD research study

Scholarship from Loughborough University for MSc study

External Examiner

University of Ulster for MBA, Master of Business Studies and PhD candidates (2013 – 2016)

PhD examiner for University of Ulster



A fellow of the Higher Educational Academy





Research Interests

 Supply Chain Stream

  • Supply Chain Resilience and Risk Management  

  • Behavioural Supply Chain Management and Decision Making in the Supply Chain

  • Supply Chain Relationships, Strategy, and Sustainability   

Operations Stream

Operations Strategy- postponement, decoupling points

 Service operations management, and knowledge management in organisations.  


PhD supervision

Ying encourages queries and applications in areas such as supply chain sustainability, buyer and supplier collaboration and relationship development, supply chain risk management, operations strategy and operations services etc.




Postgraduate Teaching

NBS8221 Operations Management

NBS8330 DD dissertation