Supply Chain Management
Ph.D., Cranfield University, UK, 2000; MBA, University of Wales, UK, 1996; B.Eng., Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria, 1986
Innovation management: in organizations, supply chains and networks; Supply chain management: supply chain risks and mitigation strategies, operational flexibility and strategy, global supply chains in less developed countries
"Risk mitigation Strategies in Supply Chains"
"Manufacturing strategies and innovation"
"Governing mechanism in networks"
Arizona State University: 2005-present. Previous Appointments: Cranfield University
Best Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Conference Paper award and Best paper in the OB/OT/OD Track, Southern Management Association Conference, Florida 2008; Journal of Operations Management 2007 Best Reviewer Award, Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, California, August 2008; Appointed a UK AIM Scholar, 2004; Director's prize for the best Ph.D. Thesis/Dissertation, Cranfield School of Management, June 2000
Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Operations Management, 2008-present; Member, Decision Sciences Institute, 2003-present; Member, Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2003-present
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Operations Analyst, Allied Steel and Wire Manufacturing Company, 1995-1996; Project Manager, Shell Petroleum Developement Company, Nigeria, 1986-1994
Oke, A., Idiagbon-Oke, M. and Walumbwa, F. "The Relationship between Brokers' Influence, Strength of ties and NPD project outcomes in Innovation-Driven Horizontal Networks." Journal of Operations Management. Vol. 26, pp 571-589, 2008.
Barratt, M. and Oke, A. "The antecedents of supply chain visibility: A Resource based view." Journal of Operations Management 25, pp. 1217-1233, 2007.
Oke, A. and Gopalakrishnan, M. "Managing Disruptions in a Retail Supply Chain." International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 118(1) pp168-174. 2009
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SCM 463 - Global Supply Chain Management
Supply chain activities in international business with special emphasis on management of transportation, global sourcing, customs issues, and facility location in a global environment.
SCM 581 - Mgmt of Technology/Innovation
Technology life cycles, technology forecasting, new product development process, innovation teams, innovation best practices.