Dr Yong Lin BSc, MSc, PhD
BSc, MSc, PhD
International Link Tutor, Programme Leader & Principal Lecturer, Postgraduate Logistics and Transport
Department of Systems Management and Strategy
Dr Yong Lin has been a principal lecturer in operations management at the University of Greenwich Business School since 2009. Before joining the University of Greenwich, he worked as an associate professor in the School of Management, the Huazhong University of Science & Technology in China. He also had been a visiting researcher in the IfM (Institute for Manufacturing) of the University of Cambridge, and a research assistant in the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Dr Lin teaches in the areas of operations management, supply chain management, logistics management, e-logistics, international purchasing and project management. He is member of the University of Greenwich Supply Chain Research Group.
Lin, Y. and Zhou, L. (2011) The impacts of product design change on supply chain risk. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 41(2), pp. 162–86. This paper was awarded as the "Highly Commended Paper 2012" by Emerald.
- Chartered fellow of the Chartered Institution of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Dr Lin has spent many years in teaching and research, including being in charge of several research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the 863 Program (National High Technology Research and Development Program of China). Dr Lin's research interests lie in the fields of operations management and supply chain management, specifically in supply chain collaboration, logistics service design, inventory modeling and control, business ecosystem and innovation.
A recent focus has been on logistics service quality and innovation, service supply chain, supply chain risk management, open innovation and business ecosystem in ICT industry, green economy and electric vehicles, and Internet-of-Things in supply chain.
Zhou, Li, Xie, Jiaping, Gu, Xiaoyu, Lin, Yong, Ieromonachou, Petros and Zhang, Xiaole (2016) Forecasting return of used products for remanufacturing using graphical evaluation and review technique. Elsevier B.V.. ISSN 0925-5273
Lin, Yong, Luo, Jing, Cai, Shuqin, Ma, Shihua and Rong, Ke (2016) Exploring the service quality in the e-commerce context: A triadic view. Emerald. ISSN 0263-5577
Rong, Ke, Hu, Guangyu, Lin, Yong, Shi, Yongjiang and Guo, Liang (2015) Understanding business ecosystem using a 6C framework in Internet-of-Things-based sectors. Elsevier B.V.. ISSN 0925-5273
Huang, Lin, Lin, Yong, Ieromonachou, Petros, Zhou, Li and Luo, Jing (2015) Drivers and patterns of supply chain collaboration in the pharmaceutical industry: A case study on SMEs in China. Scientific Research. ISSN 2327-5952
Lin, Yong, Pekkarinen, Saara and Ma, Shihua (2015) Service-dominant logic for managing the logistics-manufacturing interface: A case study. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 0957-4093
Rong, Ke, Lin, Yong, Shi, Yongjiang and Yu, Jiang (2013) Linking business ecosystem lifecycle with platform strategy: a triple view of technology, application and organisation. Inderscience. ISSN 0267-5730
Lin, Yong, Ma, Shihua and Zhou, Li (2012) Manufacturing strategies for time based competitive advantages. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 0263-5577
Lin, Yong and Pekkarinen, Saara (2011) QFD-based modular logistics service design. Emerald. ISSN 0885-8624
Lin, Yong and Zhou, Li (2011) The impacts of product design changes on supply chain risk: a case study. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 0960-0035
Lin, Yong, Zhou, Li, Shi, Yongjiang and Ma, Shihua (2009) 3C framework for modular supply networks in the Chinese automotive industry. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 0957-4093
Lin, Yong, Zhou, Zhenkun, Zhou, Li and Ma, Shihua (2013) ERP implementation service supply chain. In: E-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management: applications for evolving business. IGI Global, Hershey, PA. ISBN 9781466639140
Lin, Yong, Shi, Yongjiang and Ma, Shihua (2012) Servitization strategy: priorities, capabilities, and organizational features. In: Service Science, Management, and Engineering: Theory and Applications. Elsevier Inc., Oxford, UK. ISBN 978-0-12-397037-4
Lin, Yong, Shi, Yongjiang and Zhou, Li (2010) Service supply chain: nature, evolution, and operational implications. In: Proceedings of the 6th CIRP-Sponsored International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology. Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-642-10429-9
Lin, Yong, Luo, Jing, Huang, Lin, Zhou, Li and Ieromonachou, Petros (2015) Nurturing business ecosystem with modular architecture. In: Proceedings of the 2015 European Academy of Management Conference. EURAM, Warsaw, Poland.
Lin, Yong, Luo, Jing, Ieromonachou, Petros and Zhou, Li (2015) The Antecedents of Service Innovation and Its Impacts on Manufacturing Firms’ Performance. In: Proceedings of the 22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference. EUROMA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Zhou, Zhenkun, Lin, Yong and Yue, Feng (2014) Service-dominant logic for exploring modular business service system. In: Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics and Informatics. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA. ISBN 9781479960583
Zhou, Zhenkun and Lin, Yong (2014) Platform-centric Modular Service Architecture Design KIBS-oriented Based on Front-Back Stage Decoupling. In: Software Engineering and Service Science (ICSESS), 2014 5th IEEE International Conference. IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4799-3278-8 ISSN 2327-0586
Lin, Yong, Luo, Jing, Zhou, Li, Ieromonachou, Petros, Huang, Lin, Cai, Shuqin and Ma, Shihua (2014) The impacts of service quality and customer satisfaction in the e-commerce context. In: 11th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM) 2014. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ US. ISBN 9781479931330
Lin, Yong, Zhou, Li, Rong, Ke, Ma, Shihua and Yin, Zhe (2013) The impact of supplier-supplier collaboration on firm performance. In: Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (SOLI), 2013 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, Dongguan, Chaina. ISBN 978-1-4799-0529-4
Lin, Yong, Zhou, Li, Rong, Ke and Shi, Yongjiang (2012) Service supply chain: Configuration structure and operations mechanism. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (SOLI). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA. ISBN 9781467324007
Zhou, Li, Xie, JiaPing and Lin, Yong (2010) Forecasting returns in reverse logistics using GERT metwork theory. In: 5th International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing - Green Manufacturing, ICRM 2010. Institution of Engineering and Technology, Stevenage, UK. ISBN 9781849191999
Lin, Yong, Luo, Jing and Zhou, Li (2010) Modular logistics service platform. In: Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, SOLI 2010. IEEE Computer Society, Piscataway, USA. ISBN 9781424471188
Zhou, Zhengkun, Lin, Yong, Ma, Shihua and Yue, Feng (2010) Modularity of service design for IT company. In: Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, SOLI 2010. IEEE Computer Society, Piscataway, USA. ISBN 9781424471188
Zhou, Li, Xie, Jiaping and Lin, Yong (2010) Forecasting returns in reverse logistics using GERT network theory. In: Responsive Manufacturing - Green Manufacturing (ICRM 2010). IEEE Xplore Digital Library, Ningbo.
Lin, Yong and Zhou, Li (2009) An application of quality function deployment and modularity to logistics service design. In: Proceedings of the 14th Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2009. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Corby, Northamptonshire, UK. ISBN 9781904564317
Zhou, Li, Lin, Yong and Ieromonachou, Petros (2009) Assessing the selection of 3PL provider in Beijing Olympics. In: Proceedings of the 14th Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2009. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Corby, Northamptonshire, UK. ISBN 9781904564317
Zhou, Li and Lin, Yong (2010) Dynamics performance in a hybrid system with information sharing and push policies adopted in remanufacturing process.
Lin, Yong and Zhou, Li (2009) A study on the cost sharing model for supply lead time reduction with component commonality.