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Dr John Hopkins

Senior Lecturer, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Biography

Dr. John Hopkins is an Innovation Fellow, and Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, for Swinburne Business School. He has worked extensively in industry, for organisations such as General Motors and Cadbury, in addition to academic institutions in the UK, USA, Ireland and Australia. John's experience in industry has been critical to his academic career and he enjoys working at the interface of academic theory/knowledge and real-world industry practice.

Specialising in survey and case study-based methods, John's research has featured in many high ranking, internationally recognised peer-reviewed academic journals and industry publications. John is also regularly invited to provide expert opinion in the local, national and international media, for outlets like Channel 7 News, SBS World News, ABC, 2SER, 3AW, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, World Economic Forum, The Saigon Times and The Hong Kong Herald.

His current research interests include:

Flexible working as a solution to traffic congestion
Work from home behaviours during COVID-19
Supply chain innovation


Recent awards:
Swinburne Innovation Fellow 2020 - Winner
Swinburne Vice-Chancellor's Global Initiatives Award 2019 - Winner
FBL Teaching Excellence Award (Individual), for 'Innovation, leadership or scholarship that has influenced and enhanced learning and teaching and/or the student experience' 2019 - Winner
SCLAA & PwC 'To Be Disrupted Ideathon' 2018 - Winner
Victorian International Education Awards 2013 – Excellence in International Education, Student Employability and Careers 2013 - Winner
Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (Programs that Enhance Learning) 2013 - Winner
Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards – National Training, Education & Development Award 2012 - Winner
Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) – Victorian Training, Education & Development Award 2012 - Winner
VU Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Learning and Teaching 2011 - Winner

Professional Association Memberships
CILTA (CMILT)
SCLAA
CIPS (Committee Member for the Australasian Academic Forum)
Organising committee member for ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium
Program committee member of Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS)



Research interests

Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Innovation; Technology & Innovation; Anywhere Working; Smart Cities; Workplace Flexibility

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Business And Management - 150300

Teaching areas

Supply Chain Management;Procurement;Supply Chain Innovation;Innovative Supply Chain Technologies;Business Innovation in Europe;Lean Six Sigma

Awards

  • 2020, Swinburne, Innovation Fellowship , Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2019, Swinburne, Vice-Chancellor's Global Initiatives Award, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2019, Swinburne, FBL Teaching Excellence Award (Individual), for 'Innovation, leadership or scholarship that has influenced and enhanced learning and teaching and/or the student experience', Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2018, National, To Be Disrupted: Supply Chain Ideathon 2018, PwC ($5000 1st Prize)
  • 2013, International, Excellence in International Education, Student Employability and Careers 2013 , Victorian International Education Awards
  • 2012, Other, Victorian Training, Education & Development Award 2012, Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
  • 2012, National, National Training, Education & Development Award 2012, Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards

Publications

Also published as: Hopkins, John; Hopkins, J.; Hopkins, J. L.; Hopkins, John L.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Transport for New South Wales: Improving Workplace Flexibility for Frontline Staff *; Transport for New South Wales
  • 2016: Increasing sustainable and ethical supply chains in the Indo-Pacific *; FAIRTRADE

* Chief Investigator


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