Dr. Alka Nand is a Lecturer in the Department of Business IT and Logistics at RMIT University.
Her expertise lies in the operations and supply chain management fields. Her studies have been based in the transport and logistics sector, manufacturing sector, health and public sector. She has published her work in a number of leading journals including International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operations and Production Management and International Journal of Production Research.
Additionally she has showcased her work at leading international and local conferences and was also a finalist for the Best OM student paper award at the Academy of Management and winner of Best PhD Department paper 2012.She is an active reviewer for the International Journal of Operations and Production Management and will serve as a track chair for the 2016 Decision Sciences Institution Conference.
Alka obtained her PhD from the University of Melbourne and her thesis examined how firms in Australian service and manufacturing industries treated and developed their operational capabilities using primarily secondary data. Alka is an experienced lecturer, having taught many courses in undergraduate and postgraduate program locally and abroad.
Dr Nand's teaching responsibilities include assisting with the development and coordination of supply chain management and strategic procurement subjects.
- Doctor of Philosophy - The University of Melbourne, Australia
- Bachelor and Master of Management and Public Administration – The University of the South Pacific, Fiji
- Member of European Operations Management Association
- Member of Decision Sciences Institute
- Member of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
- Member of Academy of Management
- Bhattacharya, A.,Singh, P.,Nand, A. (2015). Antecedents of buyer opportunistic behavior in outsourcing relationships In: International Journal of Production Economics, 166, 258 - 268
- Singh, P.,Wiengarten, F.,Nand, A.,Betts, T. (2015). Beyond the trade-off and cumulative capabilities models: Alternative models of operations strategy In: International Journal of Production Research, 53, 4001 - 4020
- Nand, A.,Singh, P.,Bhattacharya, A. (2014). Do innovative organisations compete on single or multiple operational capabilities? In: International Journal of Innovation Management, 18, 1 - 17
- Nand, A.,Singh, P.,Power, D. (2013). Testing an integrated model of operations capabilities: An empirical study of Australian airlines In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 33, 887 - 911
- Rahman, M.,Naz, R.,Nand, A. (2013). Public sector reforms in Fiji: Examining policy implementation setting and administrative culture In: International Journal of Public Administration, 36, 982 - 995