A special talk by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Mamun Habib

A Special Lectures on “Recent Trends of Supply Chain Management


A Seminar on “Tips and Techniques to Publish Quality Research Publications

Venue: Main Hall, Faculty of Economics, Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai School of Economics)

20th February 2015



Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Mamun Habib
Visiting Scholar
School of Quantitative Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM)


“Recent Trends of Supply Chain Management (SCM)”

Dr. Habib would represents theory and evolution of Supply Chain Management as well as highlights chronological prospective of SCM in terms of time frame in different areas of manufacturing and service industries. The exploration of SCM trends in Engineering and Business areas is enhancing in the course of time.

The objective of SCM is to incorporate activities across and within organizations for providing the customer/stakeholders value. Supply Chain Management (SCM) has been widely researched in numerous application domains during the last decade. Despite the popularity of SCM research and applications, considerable confusion remains as to its meaning. There are several attempts made by researchers and practitioners to appropriately define SCM. Amidst fierce competition in all industries, SCM has gradually been embraced as a proven managerial approach to achieving sustainable profits and growth.

Finally, Dr. Habib would demonstrate Educational Supply Chain Management, as the application of SCM in the service industry, which would unlock other applications of SCM in different arenas whatever in Engineering and Business Administration. Integrated Tertiary Educational Supply Chain Management (ITESCM) model would be verified through Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Techniques that would describe in his lecture.


“Tips and Techniques to Publish International Research Publications”

Prof. Dr. Md. Mamun Habib
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM), UK


Publishing in international journals is important to the careers of scholars in most educational institutions, yet many experience frustration upon submitting their research papers. Scholars receive critical comments from reviewers on work which they believe to be close to perfection, and in the majority of cases, submitted papers are rejected by top international journals. This high degree of frustration and rejection is caused by multiple sources including the quality of the research itself, the quality of the written report of the research, mismatches between the paper and journal to which it is submitted, management problems at some journals resulting in slow reviews, and poor communications among authors, reviewers, and editors.

This workshop will discuss the reviewing and publishing process, using International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management as examples. First, the overall process of submission and review will be described. Next, the perspectives of the various parties involved in the review process: Authors, Editors-in-Chief, Department Editors, Editorial Assistants, Editorial Review Board members, and Ad Hoc Reviewers will be reviewed. Finally, suggestions will be offered to authors as to how to choose journals for particular papers, how to prepare a manuscript for submission, how to prepare a useful transmittal letter to the Editor-in-Chief, how to respond to reviewer comments, how to prepare a revised manuscript, and what to do with a rejected manuscript. The workshop should help scholars to reflect on their own experiences as researchers, authors, reviewers, and editors.

The workshop will conclude with reflections on the role of publishing in the academic promotion process and in academic careers. It will be interactive and tailored to the interests of those attending, so bring your questions and comments!

About the speaker

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Mamun Habib

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md. Mamun Habib is a Visiting Scholar at the School of Quantitative Sciences (SQS), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia. Prior to that, he was working as Associate Professor at the Dept. of Operations Management, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM) which publishes from London, UK. He also involves with online learning programme at University of Roehampton (UoR), London, UK. He accomplished his Ph.D. and M.S. with outstanding performance in Computer & Engineering Management (CEM) from Assumption University, Thailand.

He developed a Supply Chain Management model entitled ITESCM (Integrated Tertiary Educational Supply Chain Management) model for Tertiary Educational Institutions at his doctoral degree level. Furthermore, he has more than 12-year experience in the field of teaching for graduate and postgraduate students, as well as in training, consultancy and research. He is supervising few Ph.D. students at SQS, UUM. In addition, he is Ph.D. Dissertation Committee member of GSB (Graduate School of Business), Assumption University, Thailand; Ph.D. External examiner of Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) – Deemed University, India and National Institute of Technology (NIT), India.

As a researcher, Dr. Habib published more than 50 research papers, including Conference Proceedings, Journal articles, and book chapters/books. Books have been published from India, Croatia, Germany and U.K. Also, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief/Lead Guest Editor/Editor/Editorial Board Member/Reviewer of books/journals/conferences. Among the Journals Dr. Habib collaborates to, included are the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JSCM)-Wiley Blackwell, the Journal of Operations Management (JOM)-Elsevier, Journal of Service Science and Management (JSSM), Int. J. of Advances in Management Science (IJAMS), Scientific J. of Management Science and Engineering (SJMSE).

He delivered lecture as Keynote Speaker in BPSCM Conference, India. http://bpscm.soauniversity.ac.in/, 3rd LSCM Conference, Bali, Indonesia. http://industri.petra.ac.id/lscm2013/ 2ND ICIE Conference, India http://www.icie2013.com, 7th ICIEM Conference, China. http://www.ieee-iciem.org, 1st ICIDSC Conference, Malaysia, http://confbay.com/conf/icidsc2014, 8th MASS Conference, China, http://www.massconf.org/2014, COES&RJ Conference, Singapore, http://www.centreofexcellence.net. Furthermore, he would deliver lecture as Keynote Speaker at 2nd ICAEM, China, http://www.icaem2015.org.

He also serves as General Chair, Technical Chair, Organizing Committee Member, Technical Committee Member, Track Chair, Session Chair as well as Reviewer of numerous international conferences, namely IEEE ICMIT’2010 (Singapore), 2012 (Indonesia), 2014 (Singapore); IEEE ITMC’2011 (San Jose, CA, USA), 2012 (Dallas, TX, USA); IEEE IEEM’2011 (Singapore), 2012 (Hong Kong), 2013 (Thailand), 2014 (Singapore); INFORMS IEOM’2012 (Istanbul, Turkey), 2014 (Indonesia), IEEE 2013 IIE Conference (Turkey), APMS 2013 (Pennsylvania, USA), etc. He received Best Track Chair Award at IEOM’2012 Conference.

His core research areas are supply chain management, production & operations management, operations research, engineering management, technology management, and educational management. Finally, Dr. Habib is an active member of different professional organizations, including IEEE (Senior Member Grade), IEOM Society (President of SCM Technical Group), IEB, AIMS, INFOMS, just to name a few.



Associate Professor Md Mamun Habib with Dr.Pairach Piboonrungroj (Director of SCERC) and the Team SCERC.


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