Peter David Ball

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Type of addressPostal address
Postal codeYO10 5DD
CountryUnited Kingdom
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  • The York Management School
    University of York
    Freboys Lane
    YO10 5DD

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Prof. Peter David Ball

Professor in Operations Management

Areas of expertise

  • modelling and simulation
  • operations management
  • sustainable manufacturing and eco-efficiency
  • lean operations

PhD opportunities

Operations management and sustainability feature strongly in my work. There are opportunities for research in: 1. developing and applying modelling and simulation techniques to better understand service and manufacturing systems 2. creating/capturing methods and practices to understand how they improve performance Current doctoral students are working in the areas of eco-efficiency modelling, sustainable manufacturing practices, diffusion of sustainability into the supplier base, developing archetypes for reverse logistics, characterising the application of lean in service systems (maintenance, repair and overhaul)

    Research areas

  • TS Manufactures - operations mangement, simulation, modelling, lean, eco-efficiency, environmental
  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management - sustainability, resource efficiency, supply chain, practices diffusion

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