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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge


Dr Davies spent ten years consulting with companies in the finance, telecoms and public sectors on business process re-engineering and technology change projects.  Before joining the faculty at Cambridge, Dr Davies completed her doctorate at Boston University School of Management  where she also taught the MBA Core Operations class as well as electives in Six Sigma and Project Management. 

Dr Davies holds a Master's degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics, a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Boston University.


Dr Davies' research interests focus on :

the interface between operations management and finance;

the stock market valuation of flexibility within a firm and with a supply chain with specific focus on the clean energy sector;

the role of operations in entrepreneurial growth.


Key publications: 

Davies, J. and Joglekar, N. (2013) "Supply chain integration, product modularity, and market valuation: evidence from the solar energy industry." Production and Operations Management, 22(6): 1494-1508 (DOI: 10.1111/poms.12052)

Lévesque, M., Joglekar, N. and Davies, J. (2012) "A comparison of revenue growth at recent-IPO and established firms: the influence of SG&A, R&D and COGS." Journal of Business Venturing, 21(1): 47-61 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2010.08.001)

Director of the MBA Programme
Senior Faculty in Management Practice
Deputy Director of the Centre for Process Excellence & Innovation (CPEI)
Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College
Dr Jane  Davies
Not available for consultancy


Departments and institutes: 

Members Sorted by Specialty

Plant Biology

Food Lanscapes

Infectious Diseases


Political Economy

Global Governance

Supply Chains

Land Resources

Food and Health


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