Dr John Hopkins
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Swinburne Business School
- Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship
- BA1111 Hawthorn campus
Dr. John Hopkins is the Discipline Leader (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.
His current research interests include:
Supply chain innovation
'Anywhere working' as a solution to urban traffic congestion
Effective inventory management in healthcare supply chains
Innovation in teaching and learning
Smart devices, big data, the Internet of Things, and supply chain mobility
SCLAA & PwC 'To Be Disrupted Ideathon' 2018 - Winner
Victorian International Education Awards 2013 – Excellence in International Education, Student Employability and Careers 2013
Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (Programs that Enhance Learning) 2013
Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards – National Training, Education & Development Award 2012
Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) – Victorian Training, Education & Development Award 2012
VU Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Learning and Teaching 2011
Professional Association Memberships
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)
Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Innovation; Technology & Innovation; Anywhere Working; Smart Cities
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.
PhD topics and outlines
Success Factors for an Efficient Medicinal Marijuana Supply Chain in Australia: Australian Parliament recently legalised the growing of medicinal marijuana in Australia. Linked with successful treatment of conditions such as MS and epilepsy, Health Minister Greg Hunt sees the move as "a very important step for our domestic patients and our domestic supply." This research aims to establish a framework for the development of an efficient supply chain in Australia.
Fields of Research
- Business And Management - 150300
Supply Chain Management;Procurement;Supply Chain Innovation;Innovative Supply Chain Technologies
- 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
Also published as: Hopkins, John; Hopkins, J.; Hopkins, John L.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2016: Increasing sustainable and ethical supply chains in the Indo-Pacific *; FAIRTRADE
* Chief Investigator
- 2018-08-28: Swinburne launches supply chain course - Transport & Logistics News
- 2018-08-27: Swinburne and CEVA collaborate to deliver supply chain course - Trailer Magazine
- 2018-08-27: Swinburne and CEVA collaborate to deliver supply chain course - Logistics & Materials Handling
- 2018-08-13: Logistics Media Network Podcast (Season 2, Episode 1) - Logistics Media Network (LMN)
- 2018-04-14: Insights: The 2018 Australian Supply Chain Tech Survey - Supply Chain & Logistics Association Australia