Bill Wang

Senior Lecturer




  • PhD of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Massey University
  • Postgraduate Diploma of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Massey University
  • Master of Business Administration, Huazhaong University of Science and Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Huazhaong University of Science and Technology


Dr Bill Wang is a Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at the Auckland University of Technology Business School. Prior to this, he was a lecturer and senior tutor at Massey University where he had been a six-time Lecturer of the Year (LOTY) nominee. He obtained his PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Massey University (receiving Massey University Dean’s Graduation Awards). His qualifications include an MBA, post-graduate diploma, and Bachelor of Engineering. He held a position as a lecturer at Wuhan Polytechnic University, China and worked as a senior manager in Hubei Provincial Metal Materials Company. He has published research papers in reputable academic journals. He is a believer in lifelong learning. He is ready to help students develop themselves and achieve their goals. He is open to collaboration with internal and external researchers in the areas of supply chain and operations management.

Massey University Dean’s Graduation Awards
Massey Unversity Conference Presentation Grant (2017)
Nominee of Lecturer of the Year (LOTY) in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017

Research interests:

Supply chain integration
Relationship management
Supply chain optimization
Supply chain sustainability
Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management

Research Summary:
I mainly use qualitative and quantitative research methods but also collaborate with researchers learning other approaches such as game theory. My research interests include sustainability and competition in supply chain and operations management.

Current Research Projects:
The role of soft factors in supply chain integration.

Teaching summary:

BSYS605-Goods and Services Procurement
MGMT849-Operations Management
MGMT851-Supply Chain Management

Fields of research:

  • Business and Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Research outputs:

Journal articles

  • Zhou, J., Zhao, R., & Wang, B. (2020). Behavior-based price discrimination in a dual-channel supply chain with retailer’s information disclosure. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 39. doi:10.1016/j.elerap.2019.100916

  • Venkatesh, V. G., Kang, K., Wang, B., Zhong, R. Y., & Zhang, A. (2020). System architecture for blockchain based transparency of supply chain social sustainability. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 63. doi:10.1016/j.rcim.2019.101896

  • Zhou, J., Li, S., & Wang, B. (2019). Investigation of dynamic incentive of supply chain under information asymmetry for screening. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2019. doi:10.1155/2019/9547931

  • Li, Y., Wang, B., & Yang, D. (2019). Research on supply chain coordination based on block chain technology and customer random demand.. Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2019, 1-10. doi:10.1155/2019/4769870

  • Wang, B., Kang, Y., Childerhouse, P., & Huo, B. (2018). Service supply chain integration: The role of interpersonal relationships.. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 118(4), 828-849. doi:10.1108/IMDS-02-2017-0062

  • Wang, B., Kang, Y., Childerhouse, P., & Huo, B. (2018). Interpersonal and inter-organizational relationship drivers of supply chain integration.. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 118(6), 1170-1191. doi:10.1108/IMDS-05-2017-0216

  • Ye, Y., Huo, B., Zhang, M., Wang, B., & Zhao, X. (2018). The impact of modular designs on new product development outcomes: The moderating effect of supply chain involvement.. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 23(5), 444-458. doi:10.1108/SCM-01-2018-0021

  • Adem, S., Childerhouse, P., Egbelakin, T., & Wang, B. (2017). International and local NGO supply chain collaboration: An investigation of the Syrian refugee crises in Jordan. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 8(3), 295-322. doi:10.1108/JHLSCM-05-2017-0020

  • Fu, S., Li, Z., Wang, B., Han, Z., & Huo, B. (2017). Cooperative behavior between companies and contract farmers in Chinese agricultural supply chains: Relational antecedents and consequences.. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 118(5), 1033-1051. doi:10.1108/IMDS-05-2017-0194

  • Yang, D., Li, X., Roger, J., & Wang, B. (2017). Decision support to product configuration considering component replenishment uncertainty: A stochastic programming approach.. Decision Support Systems, 105(January 2018), 108-118. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2017.11.004

  • Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., & Mathrani, S. (2016). Enablers of supply chain integration: interpersonal and interorganizational relationship perspectives. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 116(4), 838-855. doi:10.1108/IMDS-09-2015-0403