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Professor David Gallear

Professor David Gallear
Vice Dean (Research) / Professor - Operations Management


I am Vice Dean (Research) for the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, and Professor of Operations Management with the Operations and Information Systems Management (OISM) research group at Brunel Business School.  I moved to Brunel in 2006, where I became Reader in Operations Management and Enterprise in 2010 and then Professor of Operations Management in 2015.  After serving as Director of Undergraduate Programmes (2006-2010), I was appointed Deputy Head for Teaching, Learning and Accreditation (2010-2015) and combined that role with directorship of the Operations and Supply Chain Systems (OASiS) Research Centre (2013-2015).  I served as Associate Head of the Brunel Business School between 2015 and 2017, and was appointed College Vice Dean in July 2017.


  • PhD Quality Management (Middlesex)
  • PGCHE (Middlesex)
  • MEng Manufacturing Systems Engineering with Management (Nottingham)
  • BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Nottingham) 

Newest selected publications

Gallear, D., He, Q., Ghobadian, A. and Ramanathan, R. (2019) 'Managing Knowledge in Supply Chains: A Catalyst to Triple Bottom Line Sustainability'. Production Planning and Control, 30 (5-6). pp. 448 - 463. ISSN: 0953-7287 Open Access Link

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Alghababsheh, M., Gallear, D. and Rahman, M. (2018) 'Balancing the scales of justice: Do perceptions of buyers' justice drive suppliers' social performance?'. Jornal of Business Ethics. ISSN: 0167-4544 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ramanathan, R., He, Q., Black, A., Ghobadian, A. and Gallear, D. (2016) 'Environmental Regulations, Innovation and Firm Performance: A Revisit of the Porter Hypothesis'. Journal of Cleaner Production, 155. pp. 79 - 92. ISSN: 0959-6526 Open Access Link

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Hadid, W., Mansouri, SA. and Gallear, D. (2016) 'Is lean service promising? A socio-technical perspective'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 36 (6). pp. 618 - 642. ISSN: 0144-3577 Open Access Link

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Beh, LS., Ghobadian, A., He, Q., Gallear, D. and O Regan, N. (2016) 'Second-life retailing: a reverse supply chain perspective'. Supply Chain Management, 21 (2). pp. 259 - 272. ISSN: 1359-8546 Open Access Link

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More publications(15)