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Personal profile

Biography

Jim joined the University in 2012 following a successful career in the NHS. After an initial career with the private sector working for GE in call centre environments, Jim gained experience in all areas of healthcare through successfully redesigning patient pathways of care across the Bradford and Airedale Health Economy for many years.

Knowledge transfer has always been of interest to Jim and he has led many successful Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. He was awarded the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Knowledge Transfer Partnership prize for the Best Application of Social or Management Science and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) Best Partnership Award, North East England. These awards recognisethe most innovation-led successful research partnerships.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Operations improvement strategies 
  • The application of Operations Management theories in the service sector 
  • Strategic organisational change 
  • Leadership and organisational culture

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Research Output 2016 2017

Sports Operation Management: The Whole Nine Yards

Bamford, D., Dehe, B., Reid, I., Bamford, J. & Papalexi, M., 7 Apr 2017, The Routledge Companion to Production and Operations Management. Starr, M. K. & Gupta, S. K. (eds.). Routledge, p. 443-466 24 p. 24

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Managing Quality: The Future

Dale, B., Bamford, R., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, A., 2016, Managing Quality: An Essential Guide and Resource Gateway. Dale, B., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, T. (eds.). 6th ed. Wiley, p. 311-320 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Senior management
Industry
Pull
Incremental

Managing Quality: New Challenges

Dale, B., Bamford, R., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, A., 2016, Managing Quality: An Essential Guide and Resource Gateway. Dale, B., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, T. (eds.). 6th ed. Wiley, p. 301-310 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality management
Core competencies
Economics of scale
Innovation
Product design

Self-Assessment, Models and Quality Awards

Dale, B., Bamford, R., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, A., 2016, Managing Quality: An Essential Guide and Resource Gateway. Dale, B., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, T. (eds.). 6th ed. Wiley, p. 283-299 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Self-assessment
Quality awards
Excellence
Success factors
European Foundation for Quality Management

Teams and Teamwork

Dale, B., Bamford, R., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, A., 2016, Managing Quality: An Essential Guide and Resource Gateway. Dale, B., Bamford, D. & van der Wiele, T. (eds.). 6th ed. Wiley, p. 271-282 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Team work
Project teams
Sponsor
Quality improvement
Health

Activities 2015 2018

  • 6 Oral presentation

Analysis of the Innovation Systems affecting the National Health Service in the UK

Jim Bamford (Speaker)
6 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Sports Operations Management: The Whole Nine Yards

David Bamford (Speaker), Benjamin Dehe (Speaker), Iain Reid (Speaker), Jim Bamford (Speaker), Marina Papalexi (Speaker)
9 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Benchmarking Stadium Operations to Identify the Effects of Operations on Performance

Jim Bamford (Speaker), Benjamin Dehe (Speaker), David Bamford (Speaker), Iain Reid (Speaker), Marina Papalexi (Speaker)
9 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Professional Service Operations Management: Sustaining the Discipline?

Iain Reid (Speaker), David Bamford (Speaker), Robert Bamford (Speaker), Marina Papalexi (Speaker), Benjamin Dehe (Speaker), Moheeb Abualqumboz (Speaker)
19 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Research Opportunities through the Use of Social Media?

Marina Papalexi (Speaker), Benjamin Dehe (Speaker), David Bamford (Speaker), Robert Bamford (Speaker), Iain Reid (Speaker)
20 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation