Martin Spring is a Professor at Lancaster University Management School. His research has contributed to and shaped three prominent themes in Operations Management over the past twenty years: business service operations and business models, supply chain management, and operations strategy.
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    The Future of Manufacturing in the UK

    What role does the UK have in the manufacturing industries of the future? China has surpassed the US in manufacturing output, and is seen by many as the factory of the world. Labour rates in China and other developing countries are so much lower than those in the UK. We can’t possibly compete. Or can we?