Dr Sushma Kumari

Dr. Sushma Kumari

Programme Director- MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management and BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Qualifications

  • PCAP
  • PhD (University of Sussex)

Summary

At present I am working as Programme Director of the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Programme Director, BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

My specialism revolves around sustainable Supply chain design, management and planning, data driven decision making.

Working closely with AURA team and local companies on different ERDF project help me to transfer scientific and technical knowledge to companies and raising awareness and promote “environmental literacy” through applied research.

My teaching philosophy is based on 21st century 4C's learning skills: creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. I always keep research and industry practice at the forefront of the design of teaching and learning. The main aim is to adopt an optimum and unique blend of modern and traditional critical thinking methods drawn from best practice and supported by technology

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Multi-agent architecture for waste minimisation in beef supply chain

Nguyen, A. H. T., Singh, A., Kumari, S., & Choudhary, S. (in press). Multi-agent architecture for waste minimisation in beef supply chain. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2021.1979679

The role of alliance management, big data analytics and information visibility on new-product development capability

Dubey, R., Bryde, D. J., Graham, G., Foropon, C., Kumari, S., & Gupta, O. (2021). The role of alliance management, big data analytics and information visibility on new-product development capability. Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-021-04390-9

Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems

Akhtar, P., Osburg, V., Kabra, G., Ullah, S., Shabbir, H., & Kumari, S. (in press). Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834126

A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions

Upadhyay, A., Mukhuty, S., Kumari, S., Garza-Reyes, J. A., & Shukla, V. (in press). A review of lean and agile management in humanitarian supply chains: analysing the pre-disaster and post-disaster phases and future directions. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834133

Knowledge management for food supply chain synergies–a maturity level analysis of SME companies

Batista, L., Dora, M., Toth, J., Molnár, A., Malekpoor, H., & Kumari, S. (2019). Knowledge management for food supply chain synergies–a maturity level analysis of SME companies. Production planning & control, 30(10-12), 995-1004. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1582104

Research interests

My research interests are mainly in the domain of sustainable operations and supply chain management, carbon calculation, inclusive and integrated value chains, technological adoption, supply chain configurations and stakeholder relationships on building resilience systems.