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Pepper, Matthew

Associate Professor

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • School of Management, Operations and Marketing
  • Discipline: Operations

Overview


Matt's PhD research centred on the design and application of continuous improvement frameworks in process industry supply chains.

Recent research and consultancy activities focus on lean thinking, six sigma based process improvement and supply chain design and optimisation. Matt has undertaken research and consultancy across a range of industry sectors, including the manufacturing and process industries as well as local government. Most recently his work has focused on the implementation of continuous improvement in service environments.

Matt is a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards for the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management,  the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education and an Associate Editor for the IIMK Society and Management Review Journal.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Continuous improvement, systems thinking and value creation.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Uncovering the Practice of Continuous Improvement in Local Government Davidson, Janelle
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Supply chain risk mitigation effectiveness against disruption and disruption propagation Parkes, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy Sustainable improvement practice in public sector organisations: How can practicing improvement as a 'knowledgeable doing’ reform the production of knowledge? Barnfather, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Investigating Industry 4.0 Practices Within 3PL Organisations Meira Silva Guimaraes, Talita
    Master of Philosophy - BAL Global Food Supply Chain, food fraud prevention and vulnerability risk assessment Motlagh, Pezhman
    Doctor of Philosophy Managing the Impact of Corporate Knowledge Loss: Examining Knowledge Acquisition & Knowledge Usage as Research Interventions Patrick, Melinda
    Doctor of Philosophy The influence of national culture on third party logistics outsourcing decision making processes and outcomes in multinational organisations in the Asia-Pacific region. Krishnan, Stephanie

Keywords


  • Supply chain management; continuous improvement; systems thinking

Full Name


  • Dr. Matthew P. Pepper

Mailing Address


  • School of Management, Operations and Marketing

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Continuous improvement, systems thinking and value creation.

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Uncovering the Practice of Continuous Improvement in Local Government Davidson, Janelle
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Supply chain risk mitigation effectiveness against disruption and disruption propagation Parkes, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy Sustainable improvement practice in public sector organisations: How can practicing improvement as a 'knowledgeable doing’ reform the production of knowledge? Barnfather, Steven
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Investigating Industry 4.0 Practices Within 3PL Organisations Meira Silva Guimaraes, Talita
    Master of Philosophy - BAL Global Food Supply Chain, food fraud prevention and vulnerability risk assessment Motlagh, Pezhman
    Doctor of Philosophy Managing the Impact of Corporate Knowledge Loss: Examining Knowledge Acquisition & Knowledge Usage as Research Interventions Patrick, Melinda
    Doctor of Philosophy The influence of national culture on third party logistics outsourcing decision making processes and outcomes in multinational organisations in the Asia-Pacific region. Krishnan, Stephanie

Keywords


  • Supply chain management; continuous improvement; systems thinking

Full Name


  • Dr. Matthew P. Pepper

Mailing Address


  • School of Management, Operations and Marketing

    Northfields Ave

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility