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MBA, MSc in Lean Enterprise
Business and Management
Oxford Brookes Business School
CLC..1.18, Clerici Building, Headington Campus
Kate is one of two Subject Co-Ordinators for the Postgraduate Business & Management programmes. She is a Module Leader for both Postgraduate and Undergraduate modules.
P58829 Level 7 Entrepreneurship
P58813 Level 7 Project & Contract Management
U55039 Level 5 Managing Business Projects
U58080/U51091 Level 6 UG Consultancy
Kate is Module Leader for the PG Client Project module, where students have the option to work on a genuine business problem as an alternative to a dissertation. She also supervises both Client Project and dissertation students.
Maguire, K. (2016), ‘Lean and IT – Working Together? An Exploratory Study of the Potential Conflicts between Lean Thinking and the Use of Information Technology in Organisations Today’, in , ed. ‘, , Understanding the Lean Enterprise, pp 31-77, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, ISBN 978-3-319-19994-8
Fellow of the Higher Education Authority
Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport
Kate has more than 25 years of extensive business experience acquired from working in a variety of roles within the automotive sector. She has worked in a large number of different functions including: Quality, Finance, Sales Administration, Operations, Information Systems and Continuous Improvement. Kate’s business career includes 17 years working at Harley-Davidson Europe, the European Headquarters of Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Her roles at Harley-Davidson included project managing the introduction of a new Europe-wide vehicle stocking system, Director of Information Systems for Harley-Davidson Europe, including being part of the Leadership Team of a complex SAP implementation project and, most recently, Director of Continuous Improvement for the Harley-Davidson International Markets.