Professor Kim Hua Tan

 
Name
Professor Hua Tan
School
Nottingham University Business School
Tel
+44 (0)115 8467 749
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Expertise summary

Accelerated product innovation, lean management, supply chain management, sustainable operations, lean green, operations strategy implementation

Asia expertise: Supply chain and manufacturing operations in ASEAN, China, and Japan. Helped ASEAN firms to develop and commercialise new products globally. Currently working on Belt and Road Initiatives focusing on supply chain innovation. Prior to academia, worked as a production executive capacity in MNCs in Malaysia.

Policy credentials

Papers cited in the 2014 whitepaper by Japan's Economics, Trade and Industry (METI) on policy guiding Japanese SMEs to innovate and independently expand their products/services into global markets.

Industry credentials

Shell, BAT, CRRC, Innovation (Apple tier one supplier), Starlite, Digipas, Malaysia SME Corp, Xiaomi etc.

Areas

Media Relations - External Relations

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