Dr David Parker

Senior Lecturer

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
d.parker@business.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68136

Overview

Developing business solutions for small-medium enterprise

David Parker has held positions as Reader in Business Operations Management and PhD Research Director at the Centre for Organisational Effectiveness, Business School, Bournemouth University, UK; he was Project Director for the Smart Region Initiative, a consortium comprising Unisys, Microsoft, Bay Technologies: research funded by the Queensland government. He has held academic positions at: School of Management, Cranfield University; also Head of Schools of Operations Management at the Business School, University of the West of England, and at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests include SME transitioning to e-commerce capability, and strategic service operations management. He has presented at international conferences and published widely in academic journals that include: The Journal of Supply Chain Management; International Journal of Performance Management; International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management; Logistics Focus; Journal of Productivity Science; International Journal of Electronic Business; The Journal of Clothing Technology and Management; Logistics Today; International Journal of Business Process Management; Management Services Journal

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Open(UK)
  • Master of Science, The University of Manchester
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Forecasting at TNN hire centres. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations management: Process and supply chains global edition 9th ed. (pp. 518-519) Upper Saddle River, NJ, U.S.A.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Materials requirement planning (MRP) gives Dyson the edge. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations management: Process and supply chains global edition 9th ed. (pp. 598-601) Upper Saddle River, NJ, U.S.A.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Process analysis and process re-engineering at Carrefour Group. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations Management: Process and Supply Chains Global Edition 9th ed. (pp. 166-166) Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Process analysis in Carrefour Group. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations management: Process and supply chains global edition 9th ed. (pp. 174-175) Upper Saddle River, NJ, U.S.A.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Self-checkout hits the high street as Coles Myer and Woolworth's battle for speed and simplicity of use. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations Management: Process and Supply Chains Global Edition 9th ed. (pp. 531-532) Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Strategic operations at the Cedars Hotel Group. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations Management: Process and Supply Chains Global Edition 9th ed. (pp. 88-89) Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson.

  • Parker, David (2010). Case: Theorganicgrocer.com. In Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman and Manoj K. Malhotra (Ed.), Operations management: Process and supply chains global edition 9th ed. (pp. 50-51) Upper Saddle River, NJ, U.S.A.: Pearson.

  • Parker, D. (2009). Case study: Aquafresh. In Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl (Ed.), Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation 4th International ed. (pp. 121-124) Upper Saddle River: Pearson-Prentice.

  • Parker, D. (2009). Case study: Rationalisation and consolidation: Inventory issues at Harvey Fresh. In Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl (Ed.), Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation 4th International ed. (pp. 340-344) Upper Saddle River: Pearson-Prentice.

  • Kanagarajah, Ashok Kay, Lindsay, Peter, Miller, Anne and Parker, David (2008). An exploration into the uses of agent-based modelling to improve quality of healthcare. In Ali Minai, Dan Braha and Yaneer Bar-Yam (Ed.), Unifying themes in complex systems : Proceedings of the sixth international conference on complex systems (pp. 471-478) Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

  • Parker, David (2008). Operating system models. In Danny Samson and Prakash J. Singh (Ed.), Operations management : An integrated approach (pp. 37-63) Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139150002.002

  • Parker, D. (2008). Pilila clothing company goes lean: Case study. In Samson, D. and Prakash, J. S. (Ed.), Operations Management: An Integrated Approach (pp. 435-439) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Grunske, L., Lindsay, P. A., Bondarev, E., Papadopoulos, Y. and Parker, D. (2007). An Outline of an Architecture-Based Method for Optimizing Dependability Attributes of Software-Intensive Systems. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science Architecting Dependable Systems IV (pp. 188-209) Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • McNaughton, Maurice, Rao, Lila, Parker, David and Lewis, Daniel (2017). Big data analytics and customs throughput: the case of Jamaica. In: Álvaro Rocha, Ana Maria Correia, Hojjat Adeli, Luís Paulo Reis and Sandra Costanzo, 5th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, WorldCIST. 5th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, WorldCIST, Madeira, Portugal, (512-517). 11 - 13 April 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56538-5_52

  • Vaughan, Phillip and Parker, David (2015). Project-based change management body of knowledge: integrated intervention. In: European Operations Management Association (EurOMA), Neuchatel, Switzerland, (1-10). 26 June - 1 July, 2015.

  • Lane, Richard and Parker, David (2014). Strategy, culture and the management of projects. In: Production & Operations Management (POMs) Conference, Singapore, Singapore, (). 21-23 July 2014.

  • Feegan, Andrew and Parker, David W. (2013). Criticality of intervention preparation: case of the Cerebral Palsy League. In: Richard Lane and Daniel Kahn, Proceedings of the 11th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium. ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, (). 20-21 June 2013.

  • Moroz, Stephanie and Parker, David W. (2013). Offshore sourcing research framework: hydrexia case. In: Richard Lane and Daniel Kahn, Proceedings of the 11th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium. ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (100-113). 20-21 June 2013.

  • So, Stuart, Parker, David and Xu, Henry (2012). A conceptual framework for adopting sustainability in the supply chain. In: Amrik Sohal, Prakash Singh and Daniel Prajogo, Proceedings of the 10th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium. ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (397-413). 14-15 June 2012.

  • So, Stuart, Parker, David and Xu, Henry (2012). Do perceptions matter? Examining behavioral dynamics in the adoption of sustainable supply chain management. In: Werner Soontiens, 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Managing for Volatility and Instability. ANZAM 2012 Conference, Perth, Australia, (). 5-7 December 2012.

  • Singh, S., Pathak, R. D., Parker, D., Shee, H. and Kazmi, A. (2011). Critical success and failure factors affecting performance of small and medium enterprises in Fiji. In: Proceedings of Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting. Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, United States, (). 12-16 August 2011.

  • Kanagarajah, A. K., Parker, D., Lindsay, P. and Miller, A. (2007). Agent-based modeling to improve quality of health care. In: Singh, P. J., Prajogo, D. and O'Neill, P., Proceedings of the 5th ANZAM and 1st Asian Pacific Operations Management Symposium: Future Challenges for the Asian Pacific Region. 5th ANZAM and 1st Asian Pacific Operations Management Symposium, Melbourne, Vic, (1-12). 6-7 June, 2007.

  • Kanagarajah, A. K., Lindsay, Peter A., Miller, Anne M. and Parker, D. (2007). An exploration into the uses of agent-based modeling to improve quality of health care. In: Minai, A., Braha, D. and Bar-Yam, Y., Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Complex Systems. 6th International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, (1-10). 25-30 June, 2006.

  • Xu, H. and Parker, D. (2007). Business methodologies and information systems for cooperative network coordination. In: Proceedings of the 5th Supply Chain Management and Information Systems Conference. 5th Supply Chain Management and Information Systems Conference, Melbourne, (1-12). 9-12 December 2007.

  • Parker, D. and Xu, H. (2007). Health care supply networks in tightly- and loosely-coupled structures: Exploration using agent-based modelling. In: Proceedings of the 5th Supply Chain Management and Information Systems Conference. 5th Supply Chain Management and Information Systems Conference, Melbourne, (1-14). 9-12 December 2007.

  • Kanagarajah, A. K., Lindsay, P. and Parker, D. (2007). Simulation engine for strategic planning of health services using agent based modelling. In: Complex 07 Handbook & Abstracts. The 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference (Complex '07), Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, (57-57). 2-5 July, 2007.

  • Sohmen, V., Parker, D. and Lane, R. (2007). Transcultural project leadership: Developing a survey instrument. In: Singh, P. J., Prajogo, D. and O'Neill, P., Proceedings of the 5th ANZAM and 1st Asian Pacific Operations Management Symposium: Future Challenges for the Asian Pacific Region. 5th ANZAM and 1st Asian Pacific Operations Management Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, (1-12). 6-7 June, 2007.

  • Chen, J. and Parker, D. W. (2005). Antecedents of strategies adopted by Taiwan's textile and clothing small-to-medium size enterprises in response to global market dynamics. In: 31st EIBA Annual Conference: Landscapes and Mindscapes in a Globalized World. 31st EIBA Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway, (). 10-13 December 2005.

  • Chen, J. and Parker, D. W. (2005). Business strategy of Taiwan's textile and clothing small-to-medium size enterprises in response to global market volatility. In: Quamrul Alam, ANZIBA 2005 Confererence Proceedings. The 2005 Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference, Melbourne, Australia, (). 10-11 November 2005.

  • Baughan, P., Armistead, C. and Parker, D. W. (2005). Exploration using action research: Deployment of balanced scorecard. In: Professor P. Hyland and G. Stewart, Papers of the 3rd ANZAM Operations Management Symposium. 3rd ANZAM Operations Management Symposium 2005, Rockhampton, Australia, (). 13-14 June 2005.

  • Sohmen, V. S., Lane, R. O. and Parker, D. W. (2005). Management of trans-cultural projects: Towards a theoretical model. In: C. Nyland, R. Edwards and C. Zhu, ANZIBA 2005 Conference Proceedings. The 2005 Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference, Melbourne, Australia, (). 10-11 November 2005.

  • Sohmen, V. S., Lane, R. O. and Parker, D. W. (2005). Transcultural project management: A theoretical synthesis. In: 31st EIBA Annual Conference: Landscapes and Mindscapes in a Globalized World. 31st European International Business Academy (EIBA) Annual Conference, Oslo, Norway, (). 10-13 December 2005.

  • Parker, D. W. and Downie, G. (2004). Determinants, intention, propensity and intensity of SMEs engagement with e-commerce logistics. In: L. N. van Wassenhove, A. De Meyer, E. Yucesan, E. D. Gunes and L. Muyldermans, Operations Management as a Change Agent. 11th Annual International EUROMA Conference, Fountainebleau, France, (1087-1097). 27-29 June, 2004.

  • Parker, D. W. and Russell, K.A. (2004). Outsourcing and inter-intra supply chain dynamics: Operations management issues. In: D. Power, Proceedings of the ANZAM 2004 Operations Management Symposium. Operations Management: Global Challenges and Local Applications. 2nd ANZAM Operations Management Symposium, Melbourne, Victoria, (1-17). 17-18 June, 2004.

  • Parker, D. W. (2003). Hubs and regional clusters: Dynamic virtual enterprises. In: L. Hakanson, Multi-national Company as a Knowing Organisation: European International Business Academy (EIBA). 29th EIBA Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, (). 11-13 December, 2003.

  • Parker, D. W. and Mobey, A. (2003). Perceptions in risk evaluation for project management. In: G. Spina, A. Vinelli, R. Cagliano, M. Kalchschmidt, P. Romano and F. Salvador, One world? One view of OM? The challenges of integrating research and practice. EurOMA/POMS International Conference 2003, Como, Italy, (443-453). 16-18 June, 2003.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision