Dr Matthias Holweg

Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)

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Reader in Operations Management, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Dr Matthias Holweg is a Reader in Operations Management in the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. His research interests focus on the design, measurement and improvement of processes, with a particular focus on the application of lean and six sigma process improvement methodologies to private and public sector operations, as well as administrative processes. His current projects investigate the evolution and convergence of process improvement methodologies, the nature of turbulence and risk in global supply chains, and the identification and management of product safety recalls.

Prior to joining Judge Business School, Dr Holweg was a Sloan Industry Center Fellow at the Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Senior Research Associate at the Lean Enterprise Research Centre at Cardiff Business School.

He has also been a consultant to a range of manufacturing and service firms on process improvement and supply chain management issues, and has advised several government agencies on automotive industry matters.