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General

Professor Tim Baines specialises in the realisation of competitive manufacturing operations.  He works extensively across the disciplines of management and engineering, is highly active in postgraduate and executive teaching and supervision, has a strong track record of raising research funding, and has consistently published his work in the leading journals of his field.  He has experience of a wide range of industrial engineering, technology management, and manufacturing management disciplines, and works with the leading companies in his field including Rolls-Royce, Caterpillar, Alstom, MAN and Xerox.  His career started with a technician apprenticeship, and has progressed through a variety of industrial and academic positions, including that of Visiting Scholar within the Centre for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He holds a variety of positions, including membership of EPSRC College of Peers, a Fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and Institution of Engineers and Technologists, and is a Chartered Engineer.

Research Interests

Operations strategy formulation

Product-Service Systems and the servitization of manufacturing

Teaching Activity

BNM879, Operations Management

BNM899, Operations Management

MBAPROJ, Project Part B

Employment

Professor of Strategic Manufacture, Cranfield University. (2005 - 2010)

Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University. (1998 - 2005)

Research Manager, North Staffordshire Polytechnic. (1997 - 1998)

Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (1996 - 1997)

Professor, Aston Business School

Qualifications

Ph D, Cranfield University, 1994. Subject: Manufacturing Strategy Formulation

MSc, Cranfield University, 1987. Subject: Manufacturing Systems Engineering

HND, CNAA, 1984. Subject: Mechanical engineering as part of technician apprenticeship

Membership of Professional Bodies

Fellow, Institution of Engineers and Technologists.

Fellow, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Member, EPSRC College of Peers.

Member, European Operations Management Association.

Member, Production and Operations Management Society.

Member, The Consortium of Manufacturing Engineering Heads.

Member, UK Manufacturing Professors Forum.

Committee Member, West Midlands Business Voice

Administrative Roles

Member, Aston University Senate, University

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Research Output 1991 2019

Industry
Business networks
Internet of things
Transport industry
Road transport

Digital servitization business models in ecosystems: A theory of the firm

Kohtamäki, M., Parida, V., Oghazi, P., Gebauer, H. & Baines, T., 24 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Business Research. 104, p. 380-392 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Business model
Service economy
Ecosystem
Theory of the firm
Firm boundaries
Transformation process
Service economy
Industry
Organizational change
Progression

The measurement of degree of servitization: literature review and recommendations

Calabrese, A., Levialdi Ghiron, N., Tiburzi, L., Ziaee Bigdeli, A. & Baines, T. S., 3 Oct 2019, In : Production Planning and Control. 30, 13, p. 1118-1135 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel
Economics
Literature review
Service economy
Employees

Measuring Servitization Progress and Outcome: The Case of ‘Advanced Services’

Ziaee Bigdeli, A., Baines, T. S., Schroeder, A., Brown, S., Musson, E., Shi, V. G. & Calabrese, A., 31 Jan 2018, In : Production Planning and Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Service economy
Performance measures
Service provider
Service performance
Literature review

Prizes

Author with greatest impact

Timothy S Baines (Recipient), Nov 2012

Prize: Other distinction

Publications

Activities 2001 2014

ESRC business models seminar series

Tim Baines (Participant)
7 Feb 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

PTC live executive exchange

Tim Baines (Keynote/plenary speaker)
11 Feb 201412 Feb 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Research seminar

Tim Baines (Participant)
22 Jan 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

EPSRC Future ICT-enabled manufacturing project workshop

Tim Baines (Participant)
17 Sep 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

PTC live service exchange 2013

Tim Baines (Keynote/plenary speaker)
11 Jun 201312 Jun 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference