Past Lectures:

2023-2024 Lectures

February 15, 2024

Marcia Mkansi
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, University of South Africa

“Research-based Innovation in Africa”

Lecture highlights


2022-2023 Lectures

September 15, 2023

Nathaniel Boso

Nathaniel Boso
Professor of International Marketing and Strategy, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

“Developing and Utilizing Relational Political Resources to Navigate Institutional Complexities”

Lecture highlights


August 24, 2023

Mei Li

Mei Li
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Oklahoma

“Dare to Cheat? The Liabilities of Newness and Foreignness in Containing Sustainability Fraud in China”

Lecture highlights


April 20, 2023

Stephan Wagner

Stephan Wagner
Professor and Chair of Logistics Management, ETH Zurich

“Startups in the Supply Chain Ecosystem — Practice and Research”

Lecture highlights


February 9, 2023

Frank Ojadi

Frank Ojadi
Lecturer, Lagos Business School

“Seaports and African Trade: the Role of Ports in Africa’s Economic Growth”

Lecture highlights


December 8, 2022

Denis Wolowiecki

Denis Wolowiecki
Executive Managing Director, CAPS Research

“Thinking Beyond Procurement”

Lecture highlights


October 20, 2022

Kevin Dooley

Kevin Dooley
Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University

“Working With Industry on Supply Chain Sustainability Issues”

Lecture highlights


2021-2022 Lectures

September 2, 2022

John Karani

John Karani
Chairman, Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

“The Journey Toward Supply Chain Management Professionalism: Lessons From the Institute of Supplies Management”

Lecture highlights


June 16, 2022

Veronica Villena

Veronica Villena
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University

“Do Sustainability and Resilience Go Hand in Hand? The Case of Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers”

Lecture highlights


April 21, 2022

Samuel Fosso Wamba

Samuel Fosso Wamba
Associate Dean of Research, Toulouse Business School, France

“Exploring AI Capabilities in Operations Management: Going From a Bibliometric Analysis to Empirical Studies”

Lecture highlights


February 25, 2022

Tobias Schoenherr
Hoagland-Metzler Endowed Professor in Purchasing and Supply Management, Michigan State University

“Best Practices for Publishing: Lessons Learned and the International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM) Perspective”

Lecture highlights


December 2, 2021

Mark Pagell
Chair in Global Leadership,
Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, University College Dublin
Co-Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supply Chain Management 

Watch now: Contemporary Research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management and What Leading Journals like JSCM Look for in a Submission


October 1, 2021

Francis K. Ando-Baidoo
Associate Professor of Information Systems, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

“How to Turn Your Thesis or Dissertation into a Peer-Reviewed Publication”