Dr Vikram Bhakoo is a senior lecturer in supply chain management in the Department of Management & Marketing at the University of Melbourne. His current stream of research focuses on technology adoption and diffusion issues, sustainability concerns and buyer/supplier relationships. His research specifically seeks to develop a comprehensive understanding around the institutional and contextual dynamics at play when organizations are embedded in different tiers of the supply chain. He has published his work in a variety of prestigious journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Supply Chain Management amongst others. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of Journal of Operations Management and the Journal of Supply Chain Management. His research agenda continues to draw support from the Australian Research Council and the University of Melbourne.
Dr Bhakoo holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Delhi and a Masters in Information Systems and a PhD from Monash University. Prior to embarking on an academic career, he has worked in textile manufacturing, financial services and information technology sectors in business development and supply chain management roles.