Aston Business School’s Prof David Bennett was recently in Malaysia to present an invited keynote paper. 'Managing the Technology and Operations Interface – The New Competitive Front Line' was delivered at the second International Conference on Technology and Operations Management' held on Langkawi Island, Malaysia from 5 - 7 July.
One of David’s former doctoral students was also at the conference and picked up the award of best paper at the conference. Dr Azmawani Abd Rahman, from the Faculty of Economics and Management at Universiti Putra in Malaysia was given the award for her paper 'Understanding Future Adopters of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Evidence from Malaysian SMEs'. Azmawani was awarded her PhD by Aston in 2007.