I have a multi-disciplinary background in science and management and I have spent over 10 years advancing the disciplines of innovation studies and supply chain management. Prior to my current position, I worked at the ESRC Centre for Innovation and Competition at the University of Manchester and the Centre for Research in Strategic Purchasing and Supply (CRiSPS) at the University of Bath School of Management.
My research impacts policy and practice in procurement in complex public sector supply networks such as the NHS, the Welsh NHS, and UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
I am currently leading a large-scale EPSRC funded project, RiHN (www.RiHN.org.uk), with the universities of Brunel, Cambridge, Loughborough, Newcaste and Nottingham and Newcastle to map the research landscape for redistributed manufacturing (RDM) in healthcare. My experience includes leading and contributing to the following:
Srai, J. S., Kumar, M., Graham, G., Phillips, W., Tooze, J., Tiwari, A., Ford, S., Beecher, P., Raj, B., Gregory, M., Tiwari, M., Ravi, B., Neely, A. and Shankar, R.
Distributed manufacturing: Scope, challenges and opportunities.International Journal of Production Research, 54 (23).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/28424
Phillips, W., Lee, H., James, P., Ghobadian, A. and O'Regan, N.
Social innovation and social entrepreneurship: A systematic review.Group & Organization Management, 40 (3).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24436
Lewis, M., Piercy, N., Phillips, W. and Palmer, J. and Welsh Assembly Government
Towards a model of the intervention process.Policy and Politics, 43 (2).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22072
Phillips, W. and Kapletia, D.
Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions.
British Academy of Management Conference, Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, 10-12 September 2013.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/19940
Phillips, W. and Lee, H.
Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises.
British Academy of Management Conference 2013, Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, 10-12 September, 2013.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/19942
Bessant, J. and Phillips, W.
Innovation management and dynamic capability.
In: Harland, C., Nassimbeni, G. and Schneller, E., eds.
The Sage Handbook of Strategic Supply Management: Relationships, Chains, Networks and Sectors.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12488
James, P., Saad, M. ed, Douglas, A. and Phillips, W.
Key characteristics of SME procurement: An empirical study.
IPSERA Conference 2012, Naples, Italy, 1st- 4th April, 2012.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16612
Piercy, N., Phillips, W. and Lewis, M.
Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams.Production, Planning and Control.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/14691
Johnsen, T., Calvi, R. and Phillips, W.
Discontinuous innovation: A challenge for purchasing.
Under consideration for publication in Journal of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16610
Lee, H., Collins, L., Phillips, W. and James, P.
Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises.
British Academy of Management Conference, Cardiff, UK, 11 - 13 September 2012.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16611
Phillips, W., Lamming, R. and Caldwell, N.
Customer-supplier relationships during the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach.Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, 21 (5-6).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16608
Ford, J., Phillips, W. and Cicmil, S.
A square peg in a round hole? A case study of whole life costing applications within sustainable procurement practices in the UK social housing sector.
British Academy of Management Conference, Aston, UK, 13th-15th September, 2011.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/14694
Phillips, W., Johnsen, T., Caldwell, N. and Chaudhuri, J.
The difficulties of supplying new technologies into highly regulated markets: the case of tissue engineering.Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 23 (3).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12469
Phillips, W., Lamming, R. and Caldwell, N.
Analysing customer-supplier relationships in the process of innovation: An innovation systems approach.
Under consideration for publication in European Management Journal.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/14695
Rolfstam, M., Phillips, W. and Bakker, E.
Public Procurement and the diffusion of innovations: Exploring the Role of Institutions and Institutional Coordination.International Journal of Public Sector Management, 24 (5).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12658
Walker, H. and Phillips, W.
Sustainable procurement: emerging issues.International Journal of Procurement Management, 2 (1).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12476