Dr Michael Wang

Lecturer

Email: michael.wang@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8334-3911

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Academic appointments:

  • Researcher, Crown Research Institute Scion (2018 - 2020)
  • Lecturer, Monash University (2017 - 2018)

Qualifications:

  • PhD, RMIT University
  • Master's Degree, Massey University
  • Bachelor's Degree, University Of Auckland

Overview:

Dr Michael Wang is a Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at the Auckland University of Technology Business School. Prior to this, he was a researcher at Value Chain Optimisation team at Scion. Michael has teaching and research experience in Monash University and RMIT University in Australia. He has more than 10 years’ business research and management experience in New Zealand and Australia. Michael has led research and industrial projects in different countries including Australia, New Zealand, UK, and China, often in collaboration with international organisations.

Professional associations:

• Member of Royal Society New Zealand MRSNZ
• Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Australia and New Zealand, CMILT
• The Annals of Operations Research Adhoc reviewer
• Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics Ad-hoc reviewer
• International Journal of Innovation Management Ad-hoc reviewer
• International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications Ad-hoc reviewer
• International Journal of Agile Systems and Management Ad-hoc reviewer
• Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal Ad-hoc reviewer
• Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications Ad-hoc reviewer
• Speaker- NEW SILK ROADS WORLD FORUM-2020
• Conference organiser – 2019 New Zealand’s engagement in the Belt and Road Initiative, including New Zealand-China connectivity, industrial collaboration and the China-New Zealand industrial park.
• The speaker 2019 APPITA/NZIF meeting Title: Blockchain and Supply Chain Integration on the 25th of July
• Conference panellist/ speaker - 8/May/2019 Sustainable agricultural value chains: Creating systems that meet Economic + Social+ Environmental goals, Agresearch Hamilton, New Zealand
• The speaker - 2018 Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in association with Asian Logistics Round Table Conference: “Connectivity in Asia: Trade, Transport, Logistics and Business”. Oxford University OBOR institute & Monash University


Research grants/awards

National Science Challenges NZ
New Zealand – China Food Protection Network grant NZ
Higher Degree Research Grant, RMIT University Australia
Australia Postgraduate Award (APA) Australia
RMIT University scholarship Australia

Research interests:

Main research areas are supply chain management, international logistics, sustainability, supply chain uncertainty and risk, logistics innovation, supply chain capability, urban freight transport and logistics.

Teaching summary:

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Fields of research:

  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Researcher, Royal Society of New Zealand (2018 - ongoing)
  • Chartered member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (2009 - ongoing)

Editorship, reviewing, examining, and judging

  • Associate Editor, International Journal of information Systems and Informatics (IJISI) (2020 - ongoing)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Wang, M., Asian, S., Wood, L. C., & Wang, B. (2020). Logistics innovation capability and its impacts on the supply chain risks in the Industry 4.0 era. Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications, 2(2), 83-98. doi:10.1108/MSCRA-07-2019-0015

  • Wang, M., & Jie, F. (2020). Managing supply chain uncertainty and risk in the pharmaceutical industry. Health Services Management Research, 33(3), 156-164. doi:10.1177/0951484819845305

  • Wang, M., Wang, B., Song, B., & Bayne, K. (2020). Understanding effects of COVID-19 in New Zealand businesses: An early-stage study. New Zealand Forestry Business Outlook, (Special Issue on Covid-19), 1-12.

  • Wang, M. (2018). Impacts of supply chain uncertainty and risk on the logistics performance. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 30(3), 689-704. doi:10.1108/APJML-04-2017-0065

Journal articles

  • Wang, M., Asian, S., Wood, L. C., & Wang, B. (2020). Logistics innovation capability and its impacts on the supply chain risks in the Industry 4.0 era. Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications, 2(2), 83-98. doi:10.1108/MSCRA-07-2019-0015

  • Wang, M. (2020). Assessing logistics capability for the Australian courier firms. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. doi:10.1504/IJLSM.2020.10023801

  • Wang, M., & Jie, F. (2020). Managing supply chain uncertainty and risk in the pharmaceutical industry. Health Services Management Research, 33(3), 156-164. doi:10.1177/0951484819845305

  • Wang, M., Wang, B., Song, B., & Bayne, K. (2020). Understanding effects of COVID-19 in New Zealand businesses: An early-stage study. New Zealand Forestry Business Outlook, (Special Issue on Covid-19), 1-12.

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2018). Improving logistics performance for one belt one road: A conceptual framework for supply chain risk management in Chinese third-party logistics providers. International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 11(4), 364-380. doi:10.1504/IJASM.2018.095514

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2018). Logistics capability, supply chain uncertainty and risk, and logistics performance: An empirical analysis of Australian courier industry. Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 11(1), 45-54. doi:10.31387/oscm0300200

  • Wang, M. (2018). Impacts of supply chain uncertainty and risk on the logistics performance. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 30(3), 689-704. doi:10.1108/APJML-04-2017-0065

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2018). Improving logistics performance for one belt one road: A conceptual framework for supply chain risk management in Chinese third-party logistics providers. International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 11(4), 364-380. doi:10.1504/IJASM.2018.095515

  • Wang, M. (2016). THE ROLE of INNOVATION CAPABILITY in the AUSTRALIAN COURIER INDUSTRY. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20(7). doi:10.1142/S1363919616500705

  • Wang, M. (2016). The role of innovation capability in the Australian courier industry. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20(07).

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2015). A conceptual framework for mitigating supply chain uncertainties and risks in the courier industry. International Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience, 1(4), 319-338.

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2015). Business logistics performance measurement in third-party logistics: an empirical analysis of Australian courier firms. International Journal of Business and Information, 10(3).

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2015). Evaluating logistics capability for mitigation of supply chain uncertainty and risk in the Australian courier firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 27(3), 486-498. doi:10.1108/APJML-11-2014-0157

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2014). The measurement model of supply chain uncertainty and risk in the Australian courier industry. Operations and Supply Chain Management, 7(3), 89-96.

Conference contributions

  • Wang, M. (2020). Blockchain improves supply chain visibility to mitigate supply chain uncertainty and risk in the pharmaceutical supply chain. In 2020 Annual CHeST Symposium. University of Otago: University of Otago.

  • Wang, M., & Radics, R. I. (2019). A conceptual framework for understanding the impacts of driver shortage in the logistics service providers. In 17th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium. Melbourne.

  • Wang, M., & Abareshi, A. (2019). Investigating the relationships between Guanxi and supply chain integration in the BRI firms: A conceptual framework for China’s belt and road initiative. In 4th Belt and Road Initiative Conference (BRI 2019) in collaboration with the Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT). Bangkok.

  • Wang, M., & Jie, F. (2019). Towards a conceptual framework for managing supply chain uncertainty and risk in the Australian red meat industry: A resource-based view approach.. In 2019 IEEE 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications. Tokyo. doi:10.1109/IEA.2019.8714803

  • Wang, M., Chow, G. T., Abareshi, A., & Jie, F. (2018). Mitgating supply chain risks on new silk roads: a conceptual framework for one belt one road initiative. In 2018 Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in association with Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) Conference. Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2015). The role of innovation capability and operation capability in logistics performance of transport firms: a conceptual framework. In AAOM 2015: Innovation for and from Asian Emerging Markets (pp. 39-52). The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2015). The supply chain uncertainty and risk measurement development. In OSCM 2014: Making the world more comfortable, sustainable, and socially responsible: the role of operations and supply chain management (pp. 1-9). Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM).

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2014). Mitigating supply chain uncertainty and risk through logistics innovation capability. In ANZAM 2014: Reshaping Management for Impact (pp. 1-15). Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM).

  • Wang, M., Jie, F., & Abareshi, A. (2014). The relationship between logistics capabilities and supply chain uncertainties and risks in the third party logistics: a conceptual framework. In ISL2014: Designing Responsible and Innovative Global Supply Chains (pp. 209-218). University of Nottingham.

Reports

  • Radics, R. I., Hall, P., Bayne, K., Wang, M., Palmer, D. J., & Downing, L. (2019). Managing a steady base flow of log supply to Northland mills and other supply constrained regions, through warehousing models (196223). Christchurch, New Zealand.

Theses

  • Wang, M. (2016). Logistics capability, supply chain uncertainty and risk, and logistics performance: An empirical analysis of the Australian courier industry. (RMIT University, Melbourne).

Other outputs

  • Wang, M., & Chow, G. (2018). Introduction to New Silk Road- One Belt One Road Initiative. In The Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia Newsletter (Vol. Jan 2018, Iss. 1).

  • Wang, M. (2016). Courier delivery. In The Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport in Australia.

  • Wang, M. (2011). Reverse logistics optimization--a research to the uncertainties in the third party reverse logistics: case of New Zealand Couriers Ltd: a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. Massey University.

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