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David Walters

David Walters

BA Alta MSc Bradford PhD Cranfield
Honorary Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Room 1320
C13 - St James Campus
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 1833
Fax +61 2 9114 1863
david.walters@sydney.edu.au

Bio

David Walters BA (Alberta), MSc (Bradford), PhD (Cranfield) is Honorary Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at ITLS. He has held posts at the universities of Western Sydney (Sydney Graduate School of Management), Macquarie University, Oxford University (Templeton College), and the Cranfield School of Management. He has published a number of textbooks in business and marketing subjects, the most recent "Strategic Operations: a Value Chain Approach" was published in 2007. He has published over 30 articles in professional journals. He is the Australasian editor for the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. David Walters has teaching experience in a wide range of continents including North America, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In addition to his wide teaching experience he has acted as a consultant for a number of international companies. These include: BOC, CSR, Harrods, Laura Ashley, The Kingfisher Group, Storehouse, British Oxygen Company, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and a number of others.

Newsroom articles

  • Professor of the week - David Walters 28 Nov 2013

    Financial Times

    Every week a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, defines a key term on FT Lexicon, online economics, business and finance glossary. Professor Walters explains why he thinks it is important to understand Mittelstand.

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Publications

2014

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2014 'Research Note: Market centricity and producibility: An opportunity for marketing and operations management to enhance customer satisfaction', Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (Special Issue: Managing the Manufacturing – R&D Interface), vol.25:2, pp. 299-308 Link

2013

2
Book Section/s

Walters D and Bhattacharjya J 2013 'Opportunities for Collaboration in the ‘Asian Century’' in Collaborative Systems for Reindustrialization - 14th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2013, Dresden, Germany, September 30 - October 2, 2013: Proceedings, ed. Luis M Camarinha-Matos & Raimar J Scherer, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 481-488 Link

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D and Bhattacharjya J 2013 'Aligning marketing and operations for more effective and efficient “total operations”', International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation, vol.5:2, pp. 94-107

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Walters D and Bhattacharjya J 2013 'A future in manufacturing: Major issues to be resolved by Australia Pty Ltd', Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies Working Paper Series: ITLS-WP-13-09, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Link

2012

1
Book/s

Walters D and Rainbird M 2012 'Managing in the Value Chain Network', Prestige Books , Sydney, Australia, pp. 351

2
Book Section/s

Walters D 2012 'Competition, Collaboration, and Creating Value in the Value Chain' in Modelling Value: Selected Papers of the 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management, May 4th-5th 2011 University of Applied Sciences in Upper Austria School of Management, Steyr, Austria, ed. Herbert Jodlbauer, Jan Olhager and Richard J. Schonberger, Physica-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 3-36

Walters D and Bhattacharjya J 2012 'Using the Product Life Cycle as a Basis for a Product-Service Strategy Model' in Collaborative Networks in the Internet of Services: 13th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2012, Bournemouth, UK, October 2012, Proceedings, ed. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Lai Xu and Hamideh Afsarmanesh, Springer, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 43-50 Link

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Walters D and Bhattacharjya J 2012 'A modified product life cycle becomes a useful basis for a new product-service strategy model', Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies Working Paper Series: ITLS-WP-12-11, University of Sydney, Australia Link

Bhattacharjya J and Walters D 2012 'A global perspective on pallet life-cycle management practices and a research agenda', Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies Working Paper Series: ITLS-WP-12-21, University of Sydney, Australia Link

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D, Bhattacharjya J and Chapman J 2011 'Drivers of Falling Interaction Costs in Global Business Networks', Competitiveness Review, vol.21:1, pp. 9-28

Walters D 2011 'Using Rudyard Kipling to design value chain processes: an application of interactions theory', International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, vol.8:2, pp. 123-133

Walters D 2011 'As the west makes room for the BRICS what are the implications for emerging business models?', Quality, Innovation, Prosperity, vol.15:1, pp. 57-84

5
Conference Paper/s

Walters D 2011 'Competition, Collaboration, And Creating Value in the Value Chain (Keynote speech)', Value Chain Management Conference, Steyr, Austria, 5th May 2011

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Lok P, Rhodes J and Walters D 2011 'The development of a strategic alliances framework to sustain growth in emerging economies', 37th European International Business Academy EIBA 2011 Annual Conference – "Taking International Business to the next level – emerging issues, strategies and economies", Bucharest, Romania, 10th December 2011

Rhodes J, Lok P and Walters D 2011 'The Success of Strategic Alliance Networks in the Post Global Financial Crisis Environment', Proceedings of the Global Management Conference 2011 - "Globalization, Sustainability and Development", Budapest, Hungary, 7th May 2011

2010

2
Book Section/s

Bhattacharjya J, Walters D and Newton C 2010 'The Implications of the 4 C‘s of Supply Chain Network Interaction Strategies for Cost Information Visibility and Network Profitability – An Integrative Model' in Proceedings of the 11th IFIP WG 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises PRO-VE2010, ed. Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Xavier Boucher and Hamideh Afsarmanesh, Springer, Germany, pp. 212-8

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Bhattacharjya J and Walters D 2010 'Interorganizational Interaction Processes for Demand-Supply Management in Business Networks - An Opportunity for a Dialogue between Industry and Academia', Proceedings of the Joint Conference of The 4th International Conference of Operations and Supply Chain Management and The 15th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China, 31st July 2010

Bhattacharjya J, Leonard J and Walters D 2010 'Multi-Level Enablers/Inhibitors of Knowledge Transfer in Interorganizational Networks', 14th International Business Information Management Association Conference IBIMA 2010 - "Business Transformation through Innovation and Knowledge Management - An Academic Perspective", Istanbul , Turkey, 24th June 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2009 'Understand the Value Chain Network, Understand the Market, Understand the Industry and Understand the Customer', Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management, vol.3:1, pp. 96-119

5
Conference Paper/s

Walters D 2009 'Using Value Drivers to Improve Productivity in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Contribution to Value Chain Networks', Seventh Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto (PMAC, MeRC), Canada, 30th October 2009

Walters D, Hanrahan J and Qin XL 2009 'Demand Led Retailing: The Retailer as the Brand – Comparison of ‘Hemispherical’ Approaches', Fifth Asia Pacific Conference in Retailing, Hong Kong, 27th August 2009

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Bhattacharjya J and Walters D 2009 'The emergence of interactions as strategic entities in value chain networks', Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies Working Paper Series: ITLS-WP-09-11, University of Sydney, Australia

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2008 'Demand chain management + response management = increased customer satisfaction', International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, vol.38:9, pp. 699-725

2007

1
Book/s

Walters D and Rainbird M 2007 'Strategic Operations Management: A Value Chain Approach', Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D and Rainbird M 2007 'Cooperative innovation: a value chain approach', Journal of Enterprise Information Management, vol.20:5, pp. 595-607

5
Conference Paper/s

Walters D 2007 'Using Rudyard Kipling to Design Value Chain Processes: An Application of Interactions Theory', Fifth Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, Canada, 19th October 2007

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2007 'The Implications of Interactions Theory and Application for Value Chain Management', 21st Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 7th December 2007

Walters D and Chapman J 2007 'Market Turbulence and the emergence of virtual value systems of organisation', 21st Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, Sydney, Australia, 7th December 2007

Walters D 2007 'Structural and Operational Cost Drivers: The Implications for Accounting of the Growth of Value Networks and Virtual Organisations', Proceedings of the 8th Manufacturing Accounting Research MAR 2007 Conference - "Cost and Performance in Services and Operations", Trento, Italy, 20th June 2007

Walters D and Rainbird M 2007 'Achieving Competitive Advantage through Strategic and Operational Partnering in the Value Chain: The Asia Pacific Challenge', ANZAM 2007 Operations Management Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 7th June 2007

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2006 'Demand Chain Effectiveness - Supply Chain Efficiencies: A Role for Enterprise Information Management', Journal of Enterprise Information Management, vol.19:3, pp. 246-61

Walters D 2006 'Effectiveness and efficiency: the role of demand chain management', International Journal of Logistics Management, vol.17:1, pp. 75-94

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2006 'Moving Up the Value Chain - But How Far', Moving Up the Value Chain, EUROMAR2006, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1st January 2006-31st December 2006

Walters D 2006 'Planning For Performance and Stability In Value System Structures', Moving Up the Value Chain, EUROMAR2006, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1st January 2006-31st December 2006

Walters D 2006 'Mass Customisation: Some of the Answers – Some of the Problems', ANZAM Operations Management Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 1st January 2006-31st December 2006

2005

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2005 'Performance planning and control in virtual business structures', Production Planning and Control, vol.16:2, pp. 226-39

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2005 'Partnership Innovation', 3rd Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management (Theme: Innovative Collaboration for Competitive Advantage), Toronto, Canada, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Walters D 2005 'Combining Strategic, Operational and Financial Performance: Issues for Emerging Business Structures', 6th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, Valencia, Spain, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Walters D 2005 'The Role of the Demand Chain in Developing Product Life Cycle Strategy', International Conference on Product Life Cycle Management PLN 05, Lyon, France, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Walters D 2005 'Value Chain Management: A Model for Cooperation, Competition or Conflict?', ANZAM Operations Management Conference, Rockhampton, Australia, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

Walters D 2005 'Demand Chain + Supply Chain = Effective Cash Flow Management', 2nd European Forum on Market-Driven Supply Chains, Milan, Italy, 1st January 2005-31st December 2005

2004

1
Book/s

Walters D and Halliday M 2004 'Marketing and Financial Management: New Economy - New Interfaces', Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, United Kingdom

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D and Rainbird M 2004 'The demand chain as an integral component of the value chain', Journal of Consumer Marketing, vol.21:7, pp. 465-75

Carr P, Rainbird M and Walters D 2004 'Measuring the implications of virtual integration in the new economy: A process-led approach', International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, vol.34:3/4, pp. 358-72

Walters D 2004 'New economy – new business models – new approaches', International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, vol.34:3/4, pp. 219-29

Walters D 2004 'A business model for the new economy', International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, vol.34:3/4, pp. 346-57

Walters D and Rainbird M 2004 'The demand chain and its place in the value catalyst: an e-commerce example', International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, vol.2:1, pp. 62-81

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2004 'Healthcare Marketing in the International Market Place: A Value Chain Approach', Third International Conference on Healthcare Systems, Charleston, United States, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'Can knowledge of your demand chain make your supply chain more efficient?', Modern Supply Chain Management: From Theory to Practice, Second Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management, Toronto, Canada, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'Making Operations Management More Effective by Integrating Your Demand Chain with Your Supply Chain', International Conference on Global Production Management – Integrated Concept in Manufacturing Technology and People, Indonesia, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'A Business Model for Managing the Virtual Enterprise', Virtual Enterprises and Collaborative Networks, IFIP 18th World Computer Congress, TC5/WG5.5 - 5th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, Toulouse, France, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'The demand chain – supply chain debate: Are the supply chain devotees beginning to lose ground? A review of the evidence – Towards The Value Chain', Marketing Science Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'Qualitative versus quantitative knowledge management: an issue for the 'new economy'', CIMOC Inaugural Conference, Hong Kong, (China), 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D 2004 'Global Pharmaceutical Marketing: A Role for the Demand Chain', Third International Conference on Healthcare Systems, Charleston, United States, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Walters D and Rainbird M 2004 'The value chain offers an opportunity to evaluate both strategic and operational decisions - but how?', ANZAM Operations Management Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 18th June 2004

2003

2
Book Section/s

Walters D 2003 'Supply chain financial performance measurement' in The Gower Handbook on Supply Chain Management, ed. J. Gattorna, Gower Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, United Kingdom, pp. 218-47

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D 2003 'Performance Planning and Management in a Stakeholder Led Economy', Quality, Innovation, Prosperity, vol.7:1, pp. 1-30

Walters D, Simic M and Harrison G 2003 'Measuring the Marketing Knowledge of Accounting Professionals', Australian Accounting Review, vol.13:1

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2003 'Performance Planning and Management in a Stakeholder Led Economy', 4th Conference in Cooperation & Competition International Conference, Vaxjo, Sweden, 1st January 2003-31st December 2003

Walters D 2003 'A Virtual Business Model For The New Economy', The Third International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2003) - Business Paradigms: Strategic Transformation and Partnership, Singapore, 13th December 2003

Walters D 2003 'Wither The Supply Chain: An Argument For Recognising The Role of The Demand Chain', SupplyChainKnowledge2003.Com, Cranfield, United Kingdom, 28th November 2003

Walters D 2003 'Virtual Organisations and Competitive Structures: A Resource Based Model Perspective', 4th International Conference on Co-operation and Competition, Vaxjo, Sweden, 13th September 2003

Walters D 2003 'The New Operations Management', ANZAM Operations Management Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 13th June 2003

2002

1
Book/s

Walters D 2002 '', Macmillan/Palgrave

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D, Halliday M and Glaser S 2002 'Added Value, Enterprise Value and Competitive Advantage', Management Decision, vol.40:9, pp. 823-33

Walters D, Halliday M and Glaser S 2002 'Creating Value in the New Economy', Management Decision, vol.40:8, pp. 775-81

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Walters D 2002 'Positioning The New Organisation In The New Economy', The Third International Conference in Cooperation & Competition, Sweden, 1st January 2002-31st December 2002

Walters D 2002 'Process and Capability Management in the Virtual Organisation', The Third International Conference in Cooperation & Competition, Sweden, 1st January 2002-31st December 2002

Walters D 2002 'The Key Question for Strategic Managers are no longer concerned with 'How Large?' and 'Where?' But rather 'Do We Need to Own It?'', Global Business and Technology Association: International Conference, Rome, Italy, 1st January 2002-31st December 2002

Walters D 2002 'The Management of Innovation and New Technology', The Third World Conference on the Management of Electronic Commerce, Hamilton, Canada, 1st January 2002-31st December 2002

1999

4
Journal Article/s

Walters D and Lancaster G 1999 'Using the Internet as a channel for Commerce', Management Decision, vol.37:10, pp. 800-17

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