Cranfield School of Management has a reputation for making contributions to knowledge and practice of management and leadership, and aims to be both academically rigorous and relevant to practitioners. Research informs our teaching and ensures that our reputation for excellence in the classroom is supported by innovative and original knowledge.
Professor Richard Wilding's particular interests include supply chain strategy, the creation of collaborative business environments, the alignment of supply chains to maximise customer value and reduce risk. A key focus of his work is the creation of effective supply chain strategies that result in risk mitigation within the supply chain. Effective Supply Chain Management results in reduced risk for all players and enhances value for customers and simultaneously reduces cost!
Professor Richard Wilding is engaged with his colleagues in the development of the Cranfield Supply Chain Research Centre and its research portfolio including Supply Chain Risk and Resilience. The focus of this Centre's activity is the applied research into logistics and supply chain management, with a view to providing practicing managers and policy makers with the tools and concepts necessary to enable them to improve Supply Chain effectiveness.
Innovating the Global Supply Chain