Background and activities

Dr. Powell is a researcher and lecturer with expertise in the field of Lean Production.

Dr. Daryl Powell PhD is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. His education is in automotive engineering and lean manufacturing from the University of Wales, Swansea Metropolitan University. He has broad experience from industry, particularly from working with continuous improvement at Schaeffler (UK) Ltd. The research of Dr. Powell focusses on lean production and information technology, with a particular emphasis on how IT can be used to support lean production control principles. He has published in journals such as Lean Management Journal, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and International Journal of Lean Six Sigma. Powell is also a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Operations Management.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Netland, Torbjørn H.; Powell, Daryl. (2016) The Routledge Companion to Lean Management. Routledge. 2016. ISBN 978-1138920590.

Part of book/report