Nigel Caldwell

Nigel was awarded a PhD at the School of Management, University of Bath. He previously held a lecturing post in operations management at Plymouth University. Nigel holds an MBA from Bradford University which led to teaching and research at Bradford. Nigel’s understanding of inter-organisational relations is grounded in practice as well as theory. Read Nigel's full profile

Centre for Research in Strategic Purchasing and Supply (CRiSPS)

CRiSPS is a world leading centre for research and education in supply strategy. Established in 1994, CRiSPS enjoys an international reputation for its ability to apply academic rigour to real-world issues and to influence policy.

The centre has an unrivalled depth of research expertise in public sector procurement in addition to a flourishing portfolio of work examining the private sector and is possibly unique in its capacity to work at the interface of the two. Find out more


University of Bath

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. We have achieved an impressive position of 5th in the UK for management research in the RAE 2008 and we are ranked in the top UK Schools.


We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our research which covers all areas of management. Research is structured around issue-based, multi-disciplinary groups and a number of industry-funded research centres and projects exist within the School. Find out more