Dr MCNAMARA Tom

Assistant Professor

Department : Supply Chain Management and Information Systems

Nationalities :

Teaching

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Operation Management

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, Open University, UKHigher Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • Higher Diploma in Secondary Education, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
  • M.B.A. Finance, Wagner College, New York, USA
  • B.Sc Economics, City University of New York, New York, USA
  • A.A.S Industrial Management, City University of New York, New York USA
  • Ph.D. Open University and Rennes School of Business, 2010
  • Ph.D. The Open University UK

 

Professional Development Professional Seminars / Workshops

  • 2012: Open University Training Seminar – “How to Effectively Supervise PhD Students”, Rennes, France.
  • 2006: European Case Clearing House (ECCH) Workshop, Rennes, France.

Professionnal certifications

  • Refrigerating System Operating Engineer’s License, 1992 to Present
  • High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer’s License, 1991 to Present

 

Professionnal membership

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2011

SERVICE

Academic Conference: Discussant

  • 2009

    The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) Seventeenth Annual International Conference, Montreal, Canada, September 23-25

Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator

  • 2015

    ICPEM 2015: XIII International Conference on Production Engineering and Management, June 25-26, Paris, France.

  • 2014

    The 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing

  • 2013

    21st International Colloquium in Relationship Marketing (ICRM), Rennes, France.

  • 2011

    The 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA), Philadelphia, USA, November 3-5, 2011.

  • 2011

    Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Conference Montréal, Canada

Reviewer: Conference Paper

  • 2014

    19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control

  • 2013

    21st International Colloquium in Relationship Marketing (ICRM), Rennes, France.
    McNamara, T. (2013) Anonymous Paper Referee for the 21st International Colloquium in Relationship Marketing (ICRM)

  • 2011

    Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Conference Montréal, Canada.

  • 2009

    10th International Decision Sciences Institute Conference (IDSI), Nancy, France,.

Reviewer - Article / Manuscript

  • 2014

    Journal of Enterprise Information Management – Special issue: IT System Innovation Out of Crisis: Lessons from Supply Chain Failures, Natural Disasters.

Research Interest

Trends and issues in Strategic Management and Operations Management
Investigating the performance of production lines through simulation

 

Work Experience

Academic

  • Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (2010 – Present)

Non-Academic

  • Senior Corporate Buyer, A Fortune 500 Energy Company (July, 1985 – April, 2001)

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles Contribution to Practice

Getting the Most Out of Your Unpaced Production Line.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and S. Shaaban Published in:Assembly Magazine Date:2007

Improving the Performance of Your Unpaced Production Line

Authors:McNamara, Tom and S. Shaaban Published in:Manufactures Monthly Date:2007

Discipline-Based Scholarship

An ICT-based framework to improve global supply chain integration for final assembly SMES

Authors:Cragg, Tony and Tom McNamara Published in:Journal of Enterprise Information Management Date:2015

The Performance of Unpaced Production Lines with Unbalanced Mean Operation Times and Unreliability Patterns

Authors:Hudson, Sarah, Sabry Shaaban, and Tom McNamara Published in:Journal of Manufacturing Systems Date:2015

The impact of failure, repair and joint imbalance of processing time means & buffer sizes on the performance of unpaced production lines

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry , Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management Date:2015

Theatre-Based Learning to Foster Corporate Legacy Change

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:Journal of Organizational Change Management Date:2015

Unbalanced Lines – Where Are We Now?

Authors:Hudson, Sarah, Tom McNamara, and Sabry Shaaban Published in:International Journal of Production Research Date:2015

Mean Time Imbalance Effects on Unreliable Unpaced Serial Flow Lines.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:Journal of Manufacturing Systems Date:2014

The Effect of Mean-Time and Variability Imbalance in Unreliable Lines.

Authors:McNamara, Tom, Sarah Hudson, and Sabry Shaaban Published in:Journal européen des systèmes automatisés Date:2014

Simulation of Unbalanced Buffer Allocation in Unreliable Unpaced Production Lines

Authors:McNamara, Tom, S. Shaaban, and S. Hudson Published in:International Journal of Production Research 51 Date:2013

The Effects of Unbalancing Operation Time Variability on the Performance of Unreliable Lines.

Authors:Shaaban, S, T. McNamara, and S. Hudson Published in:Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 24 Date:2013

Unpaced Production Lines with Three Simultaneous Imbalance Sources

Authors:McNamara, Tom, Sabry Shaaban, and Sarah Hudson Published in:Industrial Management & Data Systems 111. Date:2011

The Effects of Joint Operations Time Means and Variability Unbalance on Production Line Performance.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management 18 Date:2009

Improving the efficiency of unpaced production lines by unbalancing service time means.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and T. McNamara Published in:International Journal of Operational Research Date:2009

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

Comportement Entrepreneurial Responsable: Cas de la Feuille d'Erable

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:9e Congrès de l'Académie de l'Entrepreneuriat et de l'Innovation, Entrepreuriat Responsable: Pratiques et Enjeux Théoriques Date:2015

Unreliable Production Lines with Simultaneously Unbalanced Operation Time Means, Breakdown and Repair Rates.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:ICPEM 2015: XIII International Conference on Production Engineering and Management Date:2015

The Consumer Engagement Process As It Relates To A Brand's Revival Strategy

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:9th International Days of Statistics and Economics at VŠE, Prague, Czech Republic Date:2015

Unreliable Production Lines with Simultaneously Unbalanced Operation Time Means, Breakdown and Repair Rates.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:ICPEM 2015: XIII International Conference on Production Engineering and Management Date:2014

Eco-citizen Social Enterprise Governance by Emotional Management: The Case of Feuille d'Erable

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom Mcnamara Published in:International Days of Statistics and Economics at VSE.Prague,CZ Date:2014

Unbalanced Mean-time and Buffer Effects in Lines Suffering Breakdown.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom Mcnamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:The 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing, Date:2014

Improving the performance of manual production lines through deliberate imbalance: The sweet spot

Authors:McNamara, Tom Published in:20th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference Date:2013

Art-based Learning: Catalyst for Change in Corporate Culture

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:7th Annual Conference of International Days of Statistics and Economics, Prague, Republic Czech Date:2013

Reliable and Unreliable Unpaced Production Lines with Unbalanced Operation Time Means – A Comparison

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Sarah Hudson, and Tom McNamara Published in:14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing Date:2012

Performance of Reliable and Unreliable Unpaced Production Lines with Uneven Buffer Allocation

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing Date:2012

The Design of Reliable Unpaced Production Lines with Single and Double Imbalance Sources

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:The 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA Date:2011

he Impact of Unbalanced Processing Time Means on Unreliable Unpaced Serial Flow Lines

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: WASET Conference Date:2011

The Allocation of Buffer Capacities in Unreliable Unpaced Production Lines Using Simulation

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:The 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA), Philadelphia, USA Date:2011

The Behaviour of Unpaced Production Lines with Unequal Mean processing Times, Variability, or Buffer Capacities

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry , Tom McNamara, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Annual Conference Date:2011

Unpaced Serial Production Lines with Two Simultaneous Sources of Imbalance – Their Operating Characteristics

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Annual Conference Date:2011

The Operational Performance of Serial Unpaced Production Lines with Simultaneous Mean Processing Time, Variability and Buffer Imbalances

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Sabry Shaaban Published in:10th International Decision Sciences Institute Conference Date:2009

The Performance of Unpaced Lines with Unequal Buffer Sizes."

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The Economic & International Business Research Conference Date:2009

Transient Behaviour of Unbalanced Lines

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: WASET Conference Date:2009

Unreliable Flow Lines with Jointly Unequal Operation Time Means, Variabilities and Buffer Sizes.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: WASET Conference Date:2009

Unpaced Production Lines with Unequal Mean Operation Times and Uneven Buffer Capacities: Their Performance.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:Seventeenth Annual International Conference Date:2009

Balanced Reliable and Unreliable Manual Production Lines: Their Behaviour and Efficiency.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) Seventeenth Annual International Conference Date:2009

Learning & Pedagogical Scholarship

Can you please stop talking while I teach? Anglo-Saxon teaching expectations in a French business education environment.

Authors:Marsillac, Erika, Don Minday, and Tom McNamara Published in:AIB Midwest Conference, Date:2007

Unreliable Production Lines with Simultaneously Unbalanced Operation Time Means, Breakdown and Repair Rates.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:ICPEM 2015: XIII International Conference on Production Engineering and Management Date:2015

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements Case

Chapter 19 Case Study: Maybach - The rise, fall, and (possible) rise again of a luxury icon.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes

Chapter 9 Case Study: IKEA and Service - Will people in India be happy assembling their own furniture?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 21 Case Study: Volvo and Global Marketing Strategy - Fundamentally changing the way cars are marketed and sold

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed., by Jobber, D. and Ellis-Chadwick, F Date:2015

Chapter 16 Case Study: Starbucks and Social Media - It's more than just about the coffee

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed. Date:2015

Chapter 3 Case Study: The Mercurial Behaviour of Millennials

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 2 Case Study: SodaStream - Adapting itself to a changing market

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 16 Case Study: "Digital Marketing: Gucci – Making Luxury Go Digital.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 9 Case Study: "Nordstrom - A shining example of service excellence.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 15 Case Study: "JCPenney and Direct Marketing: Using something old to improve something new?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed., Date:2015

Chapter 9 Case Study: Chapter 11 Case Study.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 7 Case Study: IKEA - A unique service experience

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Foundations of Marketing – Global Edition, 5th ed Date:2014

Chapter 4 Case Study: H&M and Social Media - An effective market research too

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Foundations of Marketing – Global Edition, 5th ed Date:2014

Can IKEA adapt its service experience to India?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Date:2014

Case 19: Airbus' Overstretched Supply Chain - Just How Far Can You Go before Your Supply Chain Snaps?

Authors:Marsillac, Erika and Tom McNamara Published in:The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM Date:2013

Case 21: The End of Lean? - Automotive Manufacturers are Rethinking Some Supply Chain Basics.

Authors:Marsillac, Erika and Tom McNamara Published in:The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM Date:2013

Case 20: How to Keep Your Food Supply Chain Fresh.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM Date:2013

Case 18: Make to Demand with 3-D Printing -The Next Big Thing in Inventory Management?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM. Date:2013

Chapter

Chapter 11 - Reducing Pollution Through Green Logistics.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:Sustutainability in Supply Chain Management CaseBook Date:2014

Reading

Chapter 16 Mini-Case: Digital Marketing: Gucci – Making Luxury Goes Digital

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 22 Mini-Case SAS and marketing strategy: Success is in the details

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 19 Mini-Case Maybach: The rise, fall, and (possible) rise again of a luxury icon

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 3 Mini-Case: The Mercurial Behaviour of Millennials.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Principles and practice of marketing 8th ed Date:2015

Chapter 9 – Issues for Debate: Better Corporate Governance: If CEOs can't do it, shareholders will!

Authors:Gonzalez, Helena and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.8: The fracking industry: Is it really clean energy?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th Date:2014

Chapter 2 - Strategy Spotlight 2.3: The Future of Energy: Scenario planning at Shell.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed. Date:2014

Chapter 1 - Strategy Spotlight 1.6: Back to (manufacturing) basics for General Electric.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 1 - Learning From Mistakes: Microsoft hits another bump in the road.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Erika Marsillac Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 13 - Strategy Spotlight 13.3: LinkedIn and process reengineering: Better performance than Google or Facebook.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Helena Gonzalez Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 6 - Issues for Debate: Is Microsoft finally becoming a vertically integrated Company?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Helena Gonzalez Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.9

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th Date:2014

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.7: Employee empowerment at GE

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 11 - Issues for Debate: Ethically made clothing. You wear it but how do you really know it's been made ethically?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 3 - Strategy Spotlight 3.2: The power of crowds: Crowdsourcing comes of age

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw Date:2014

Chapter 3 - Strategy Spotlight 3.2: The power of crowds: Crowdsourcing comes of age

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw Date:2014

Chapter 3 - Learning From Mistakes - Mercedes Benz and the failure of the Maybach: A question of too much luxury or not enough?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw Date:2014

Chapter 8 - Strategy Spotlight 8.5

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Cyrlene Claasen Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 10 - Issues for Debate: Supercell has the world's weakest CEO

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore-Mangin Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 9 - Strategy Spotlight 9.4: Radical activism and Nestlé: How the company is being forced to re-think its strategy and policies

Authors:Moore - Mangin, Asha and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 5 – Learning From Mistakes: 'The story of how Showrooming' almost destroyed

Authors:Claasen, Cyrlene and Tom McNamara Published in:Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 2 - Learning From Mistakes

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 8 – Issues for Debate: Rebranding the city of Košice: From industrial eye sore to hotbed of creativity?

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 10 - Strategy Spotlight 10.5: National Geographic: Saving the planet is its strategy.

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 11 - Learning From Mistakes - GlaxoSmithKline's problems in China: Not what the doctor ordered

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 12 – Issues for Debate: Citizen-riders speak up and crowsource the Pibal

Authors:Descubes, Irena and Tom McNamara Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw Date:2014

Chapter 5 - Strategy Spotlight 5.4: How Apple uses its 'ecosystem' to give Mac an advantage over Windows

Authors:Gonzales, Helena and Tom McNamara, Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed. Date:2014

Chapter 9 – Issues for Debate: Better Corporate Governance: If CEOs can't do it, shareholders will

Authors:Gonzalez, Helena and Tom McNamara, Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2014

Chapter 2 Closing Case: France's troubled economy.

Authors:Cragg, Tony and Tom Mcnamara Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed Date:2014

Chapter 10 – Opening Case: Are world currency markets being manipulated? Something fishy with foreign exchange.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Agata Mirowska Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed., by Hill, C., McGraw Hill Publishers Date:2014

Chapter 15 Opening Case: Sulky Burel in Russia.

Authors:Cragg, Tony and Tom Mcnamara Published in:Global Edition, 10th ed., by Hill, C., McGraw – Hill Publishers Date:2014

Chapter 12 Opening Case: Restrictions on capital flows are growing. But are all capital flows alike?

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Irena Descubes Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed. Date:2014

Chapter 10 Management Focus: Wal-Mart Loses $680 million due to Failure to Hedge Against the Dollar.

Authors:Mirowska, Agata and Tom Mcnamara Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed. Date:2014

Chapter 9 – Management Focus: EU takes aim at Google over anti-trust accusations.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Agata Mirowska Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed Date:2014

Chapter 2 – Management Focus: JP Morgan Chase is under investigation for possible wrong doing

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Caroline Michel Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed Date:2014

Chapter 14 Opening Case: Reorganization at EADS.

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Asha Moore Published in:Global Edition, 10th ed., by Hill, C., McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2014

Chapter 10 Country Focus: Abenomics and Japan. Can Prime Minister Abe's policies prevent a third 'lost' decade?

Authors:Mirowska, Agata and Tom McNamara Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed Date:2014

Chapter 6 – Closing Case: Morocco's Growing Aviation Industry

Authors:Michel, Caroline and Tom McNamara Published in:International Business – Global Edition, 10th ed Date:2014

Chapter 10 - Issues for Debate: Supercell has the world's weakest CEO. On Purpose

Authors:McNamara, T. & Moore-Mangin, A Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 9 - Strategy Spotlight 9.4: Radical activism and Nestlé: How the company is being forced to re-think its strategy and policies

Authors:Moore - Mangin, A. & McNamara, T Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 5 – Learning from Mistakes: 'The story of how Showrooming' almost destroyed 'Best Buy' and what they did to fight back

Authors:Claasen, C. & McNamara, T Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 8 – Issues for Debate: Rebranding the city of Košice: From industrial eye sore to hotbed of creativity?

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.8: The fracking industry: Is it really clean energy?

Authors:McNamara, T. & Marsillac, E Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 2 - Strategy Spotlight 2.3: The Future of Energy: Scenario planning at Shell

Authors:McNamara, T. & Marsillac, E Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 1 - Strategy Spotlight 1.6: Back to (manufacturing) basics for General Electric

Authors:McNamara, T. & Marsillac, E. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers Date:2013

Chapter 1 - Learning from Mistakes: Microsoft hits another bump in the road

Authors:McNamara, T. & Marsillac, E. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 6 - Issues for Debate: Is Microsoft finally becoming a vertically integrated Company?

Authors:McNamara, T. & Gonzalez, H Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.9: "The IKEA way or the IWAY

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Strategy Spotlight 11.7: Employee empowerment at GE.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Issues for Debate: Ethically made clothing. You wear it but how do you really know it's been made ethically

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 3 - Strategy Spotlight 3.2: The power of crowds: Crowdsourcing comes of age.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, Mcgraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 3 - Learning from Mistakes - Mercedes Benz and the failure of the Maybach: A question of too much luxury or not enough?

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed Date:2013

Chapter 8 - Strategy Spotlight 8.5: "From 0 to $10 Billion. Young Chinese tech upstart "Xiaomi" has its eyes on Apple.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Claasen, C Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers Date:2013

Chapter 10 - Strategy Spotlight 10.5: National Geographic: Saving the planet is its strategy.

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Learning from Mistakes - GlaxoSmithKline's problems in China: Not what the doctor ordered.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGra. Date:2013

Chapter 11 - Learning from Mistakes - GlaxoSmithKline's problems in China: Not what the doctor ordered

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., Date:2013

Chapter 12 – Issues for Debate: Citizen-riders speak up and crowsource the Pibal.

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers Date:2013

Chapter 5 - Strategy Spotlight 5.4: How Apple uses its 'ecosystem' to give Mac an advantage over Windows

Authors:Gonzales, H. & McNamara, T. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 9 – Issues for Debate: Better Corporate Governance: If CEOs can't do it, shareholders will!

Authors:Gonzalez, H. & McNamara, T. Published in:Strategic Management - Global Edition, 7th ed., by Dess, G. et al, McGraw – Hill Publishers. Date:2013

Chapter 5 - A Very Unconventional Energy Source.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Truong, Y Published in:International Business – International Edition, by Hill 9th ed., McGraw - Hill. McGraw Hill. Date:2012

Chapter 5: "Corruption and Class Conflict in China

Authors:Truong, Y. & McNamara, T Published in:International Business – International Edition - Hill 9th ed., McGraw - Hill. McGraw Hill. Date:2012

Chapter 5: Mainstreaming Microcredit via the Internet.

Authors:Truong, Y. & McNamara, T Published in:International Business – International Edition - by Hill 9th ed., McGraw - Hill. McGraw Hill. Date:2012

Chapter 5: The Emerald Isle Is Getting Greener.

Authors:McNamara, T., Marsillac, E., & Dufeu, I. Published in:International Business – International Edition - by Ball 13th ed., McGraw - Hill. McGraww-Hill. Date:2012

Chapter 17: So you want to be an Expat?

Authors:McNamara, T. & Marsillac, E Published in:International Business – International Edition - by Ball 13th ed., McGraw - Hill. McGraw Hill. Date:2012

Danone: A Glocal Firm.

Authors:Duchaine, S., Dufeu, I., & McNamara, T Published in:International Business – International Edition Date:2012

Chapter 8: The Swiss National Bank: Not running like clockwork.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:International Business – International Edition - by Ball 13th ed Date:2012

Chapter 8: Islamic Banking: Say hello to your friendly neighbourhood religious banker.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:International Business – International Edition - by Ball 13th ed Date:2012

Chapter 13: Budweiser: Would a Bud by any other name still taste just as sweet?

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T Published in:International Business – International Edition, by Ball 13th ed Date:2012

Chapter 13: Walmart's joint venture in India: A marriage of love or convenience.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:International Business – International Edition Date:2012

Chapter 2: Exercising Strategy - Attention shoppers: Nervous breakdown in progress on aisle

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition Date:2012

Chapter 4: Evidence Based HR - Don't feel like going to work today? Not a problem. Human Resources Management

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Chapter 5: Exercising Strategy - Do you need a compliant labour force willing to work 7 days a week for pennies a day? Call us.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition Date:2012

Chapter 11: Managing People - Porsche: Where high performance meets low cost labour.

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Chapter 1: Exercising Strategy - Danone: The power of people

Authors:McNamara, T., Duchaine, S., & Dufeu, I Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Chapter 11: Pay Structure Decisions - Oil, diamonds and ... computers? The emergence of a new cartel

Authors:McNamara, T. & Descubes, I Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Chapter 12: Recognizing Employee Contributions with Pay - Carrots and sticks aren't cutting it anymore!

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed. Date:2012

The Analysis and Design of Work - Daily stand-up meetings: an agile management tool

Authors:Descubes, I. & McNamara, T Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Chapter 2: Strategic HRM: Control Vs Commitment.

Authors:Asha, M. & McNamara, T Published in:Human Resources Management – International Edition, by Noe 8th ed Date:2012

Presentations of Refereed Papers International

Unreliable Production Lines with Simultaneously Unbalanced Operation Time Means, Breakdown and Repair Rates

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:ICPEM 2015: XIII International Conference on Production Engineering and Management Date:2015

Unbalanced Mean-time and Buffer Effects in Lines Suffering Breakdown

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom Mcnamara, and Sarah Hudson Published in:The 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing Date:2014

Improving the performance of manual production lines through deliberate imbalance: The sweet spot

Authors:McNamara, Tom Published in:20th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference, Dublin, Ireland Date:2013

The Allocation of Buffer Capacities in Unreliable Unpaced Production Lines Using Simulation

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:The 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business & Economics Association (NBEA), Philadelphia, USA Date:2011

The Design of Reliable Unpaced Production Lines with Single and Double Imbalance Sources

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:The 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Business & Economics Association Date:2011

The Impact of Unbalanced Processing Time Means on Unreliable Unpaced Serial Flow Lines

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management Date:2011

The Behaviour of Unpaced Production Lines with Unequal Mean processing Times, Variability, or Buffer Capacities

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Annual Conference, Montréal, Canada Date:2011

Unpaced Serial Production Lines with Two Simultaneous Sources of Imbalance – Their Operating Characteristics

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry, Tom McNamara, and Ahmed Atil Published in:Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2011 Annual Conference Date:2011

The Operational Performance of Serial Unpaced Production Lines with Simultaneous Mean Processing Time, Variability and Buffer Imbalances

Authors:McNamara, Tom and Sabry Shaaban Published in:10th International Decision Sciences Institute Conference Date:2009

The Performance of Unpaced Lines with Unequal Buffer Sizes

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The Economic & International Business Research Conference Date:2009

Transient Behaviour of Unbalanced Lines

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The International Conference on Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Date:2009

Unreliable Flow Lines with Jointly Unequal Operation Time Means, Variabilities and Buffer Sizes

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The International Conference on Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Date:2009

Balanced Reliable and Unreliable Manual Production Lines: Their Behaviour and Efficiency.

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) Seventeenth Annual International Conference Date:2009

Unpaced Production Lines with Unequal Mean Operation Times and Uneven Buffer Capacities: Their Performance

Authors:Shaaban, Sabry and Tom McNamara Published in:The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) Seventeenth Annual International Conference Date:2009

Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers - International

An Investigation into the Operating Characteristics of Unbalanced Manual Serial Production Lines. Network of International Business Schools

Authors:McNamara, Tom Published in:10th International Conference / Doctoral Colloquium, the Rennes Sc, Rennes, France. Date:2005

Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers - Regional

The United States, Globalization and the Current Financial Crisis.

Authors:McNamara, Tom Published in:Socio-Cultural Conference on "The Challenges of Globalization", November 12 to 17, 2012 held at Lycée La Touche, Ploërmel, France, Ploërmel, France Date:2012