Adelaide Business School
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Sajad has held leadership and professorial appointments across Australia and Canada. He is Program Director (Operations Management) at the Adelaide Business School while also serving as a member of Peer Review College at Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre.
Sajad is a member of the Academy of Management (AoM), Production & Operations Management Society (POMS), and European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) and has been regularly invited to speak at international academic and industry forums.
He has published in some of the leading international journals such as Production & Operations Management, Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, International Journal of Management Reviews, Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Supply Chain Quarterly.
Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in undertaking your Doctoral Studies in the following areas:
- human rights & modern slavery risks; artificial intelligence for social good; social/ethical procurement
- social/environmental innovation; political economy of sustainability transitions; sustainability paradoxes
- lean & agile operations; complex adaptive systems; behavioural drivers of resilience
I welcome your inquiries in relation to engagement with the Supply Chain for Sustainable Development (SC4SD) Lab which is a start-up initiative helping businesses create a better society and planet through healthy supply chains.
Date Institution name Country Title 2013 Deakin University Australia PhD
Year Citation 2022 Drozdibob, A., Sohal, A., Nyland, C., & Fayezi, S. (2022). Supply chain resilience in relation to natural disasters: Framework development. Production Planning and Control, 1-15.
2022 Fayezi, S., & Ghaderi, H. (2022). What are the mechanisms through which inter-organizational relationships contribute to supply chain resilience?. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 34(1), 159-174.
DOI Scopus7 WoS8
2021 Bhattacharya, A., & Fayezi, S. (2021). Ameliorating food loss and waste in the supply chain through multi-stakeholder collaboration. Industrial Marketing Management, 93, 328-343.
2021 Fayezi, S., Benstead, A., Gold, S., Klassen, R., & Van Wassenhove, L. (2021). Special Issue of Production and Operations Management "Modern Slavery in Supply Chains: A Socio‐Technical Perspective". Production and Operations Management, 30(11), 4328-4329.
2020 Fayezi, S., Stekelorum, R., El Baz, J., & Laguir, I. (2020). Paradoxes in supplier’s uptake of GSCM practices: institutional drivers and buyer dependency. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 31(3), 479-500.
2020 Fayezi, S., O’Loughlin, A., Zutshi, A., Sohal, A., & Das, A. (2020). What impacts do behaviour-based and buffer-based management mechanisms have on enterprise agility?. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 31(1), 169-192.
2019 Zomorrodi, M., Fayezi, S., Lau, K. H., & McMurray, A. (2019). Supply chain adaptations for the base-of-the-pyramid business: towards a theoretical model. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 49(5), 599-624.
2019 Iranmanesh, M., Fayezi, S., Hanim, S., & Hyun, S. S. (2019). Drivers and outcomes of eco-design initiatives: a cross-country study of Malaysia and Australia. Review of Managerial Science, 13(5), 1121-1142.
2018 Fayezi, S., Zomorrodi, M., & Bals, L. (2018). Procurement sustainability tensions: an integrative perspective. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 48(6), 586-609.
2017 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2017). Understanding and Development of Supply Chain Agility and Flexibility: A Structured Literature Review. International Journal of Management Reviews, 19(4), 379-407.
2015 Fayezi, S., & Zomorrodi, M. (2015). The role of relationship integration in supply chain agility and flexibility development: An Australian perspective. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 26(8), 1126-1157.
2015 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2015). How Australian manufacturing firms perceive and understand the concepts of agility and flexibility in the supply chain. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 35(2), 246-281.
2014 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2014). Developing an analytical framework to assess the uncertainty and flexibility mismatches across the supply chain. Business Process Management Journal, 20(3), 362-391.
2013 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2013). Flexibility and Relationship Integration as Antecedents of Organisation’s Supply Chain Agility. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, 4(2), 175-177. 2012 Fayezi, S., O'Loughlin, A., & Zutshi, A. (2012). Agency theory and supply chain management: A structured literature review. Supply Chain Management, 17(5), 556-570.
Year Citation 2022 Paradox theory (2022). In Supply networks: dyads, triads and networks (pp. 221-247). Edward Elgar Publishing.
2020 Zomorrodi, M., Fayezi, S., Lau, K. H., & McMurray, A. (2020). Integrating base-of-the-pyramid business into global supply chains. In V. Ratten, M. Ramirez-Pasillas, & H. Lundberg (Eds.), Managing Sustainable Innovation: Innovation & Technology Horizons (1 ed., pp. 11-28). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. 2016 Fayezi, S., & Zomorrodi, M. (2016). Supply chain management: Developments, theories and models. In B. Christiansen (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (pp. 313-340). United States: IGI Global.
Year Citation 2022 Fayezi, S., Varkkey, H., & Bals, L. (2022). Sustainability Transitions in Supply Chains: The Role of Political Tensions. In 32nd Annual Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference. 2022 Fayezi, S., Varkkey, H., & Bals, L. (2022). Sustainability Transitions in Supply Chains: Augmenting Agency in Response to Political Tensions. In Academy of Management Proceedings. Seattle, WA: Academy of Management. 2020 Zomorrodi, M., & Fayezi, S. (2020). Unpacking Base-of-the-Pyramid Sourcing Challenges: Moving Beyond Institutional Factors. In Academy of Management Proceedings. Vancouver, Canada: Academy of Management. 2020 Zomorrodi, M., & Fayezi, S. (2020). Unpacking Base-of-the-Pyramid Sourcing Process: Moving Beyond Institutional Factors. In Academy of Management Proceedings. 2019 Zomorrodi, M., Lau, K. H., McMurray, A., & Fayezi, S. (2019). Sourcing from the Base of the Pyramid markets: An integrative perspective. In Academy of Management Proceedings Vol. 2019. 2019 Drozdibob, A., Sohal, A., Fayezi, S., & Nyland, C. (2019). Supply chain resilience in relation to natural disasters: The case of category 1 and category 5 Queensland storms. In European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Vol. 2019. 2019 Assadzadeh, A., Arashpour, M., Rashidi, A., Bab-Hadiashar, A., & Fayezi, S. (2019). A review of data-driven accident prevention systems: Integrating real-time safety management in the civil infrastructure context. In Proceedings of the 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2019 (pp. 289-296). online: International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC).
2019 Al-Kaissy, M., Arashpour, M., Fayezi, S., Nezhad, A., & Ashuri, B. (2019). Process modelling in civil infrastructure projects: A review of construction simulation methods. In Proceedings of the 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2019 (pp. 368-375). Canada: International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction.
2018 Zomorrodi, M., Lau, K. H., McMurray, A., & Fayezi, S. (2018). Adapting supply chains for the base of the pyramid business. In Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute 2018. 2018 Moehler, R., Algeo, C., Bjerknes, G., & Fayezi, S. (2018). Re‐interpreting Project Knowledge Management: a philosophical review. In International Research Network on Organizing by Projects 2018: A skilled hand and a cultivated mind. International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP). 2017 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2017). Positivist agency theory and sourcing decisions: perceptions, pressures, and contexts. In European Operations Management Association. 2016 Fayezi, S. (2016). Flexibility and Sustainability Priorities in Procurement: Practices, Relationships and Trade-Offs. In S. Taneja (Ed.), Academy of Management Proceedings Vol. 2016 (pp. 15459). Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA: Academy of Management.
2010 Fayezi, S., Zutshi, A., & O'Loughlin, A. (2010). Collaboration and risk mitigation capability in supply chains: A conceptual framework. In ANZAM 2010: Proceedings of the 24th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management. Conference: Managing for Unknowable Futures; 2010. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.
I have received several fundings from industry, government, and international agencies to undertake research and consultancy in various areas associated with developing responsible, sustainable, and resilient supply chains. Recent examples include:
- New Colombo Plan, DFAT 70,000
- Fight Food Waste, CRC 300,000
- Monash Infrastructure, Monash 50,000
- 2022: Best Procurement-Related Book 2022 in France for “Handbook of Theories for Purchasing, Supply Chain and Management Research” edited by Wendy Tate, Lisa Ellram, and Lydia Bals, UK: Edward Elgar
- 2019: Research Excellence Award, La Trobe University (presented by Prof Paul Mather)
- 2015: Best Paper Award, Swinburne University of Technology (presented by Prof Michael Gilding)
I have designed and developed innovative, industry-oriented masters programs across multiple universities. Moreover, I have led postgraduate and undergraduate programs and have long been an advocate for sustainability pedagogy and principles for responsible management education (PRME).
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2023 Principal Supervisor Modern Slavery in the Supply Chain: A socio-economic perspective Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Ngoc Hanh Thi Tran 2023 Principal Supervisor Towards conceptualization of workforce and professionals well-being in green construction mega-projects Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ardalan Marandi Alamdari 2022 Co-Supervisor Investigate the impact of Industry 4.0 Technologies on the performance of Australian E-Commerce companies. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohamad Ali Mezher
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