Dr Yu (Jack) Gong is an Associate Professor in Operations Management, Director of CORMSIS Business Liaison (China) at Southampton Business School, the University of Southampton. His main research interests are sustainable supply chain management and supply chain innovation. He has a track record of engaging multinational companies in research such as IKEA, Nestle, and Tetra Pak. He serves as an associate editor of Journal of Computer Information Systems, editorial board member of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, guest editor of International Journal of Operations and Production Management and International Journal of Production Research.
- Sustainable supply chain management
- Supply chain innovation
- Blockchain technology
- Case study
Dr Yu (Jack) Gong has worked on a number of research projects, focusing on multi-tier sustainable supply chain management and the application of blockchain in supply chain management. He welcomes PhD applications in his research areas especially in Sustainable supply chain management; The application of blockchain technology in supply chain management.
Current PhD Students
Dr Yu (Jack) Gong teaches and leads on a variety of modules, including:
MANG2021: Operations Management (module leader)
MANG6343: Operations Management (module leader, MBA module)
MANG6516: International Logistics (guest lecturer)
MANG6525: Strategic Operations Management (guest lecturer)
MANG6538: Principles of Supply Chain Management (module leader)
Dr Yu (Jack) Gong obtained his PhD at the University of Exeter (2013-2016), MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Cranfield University (2009-2010). He has publications in high quality journals such as International Journal of Operations & Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Business Strategy and the Environment, and has published several Ivey teaching cases.
Prior to his academic career, Dr Yu (Jack) Gong worked in management consulting firms in both Malaysia and China, providing services to various large scale multinational companies for three years. He has extensive project management experiences serving companies including 3M, Nestle Malaysia, Zuellig Pharma, TCL Corporation, Power Construction Corporation of China (PCCC) and BMW Brilliance.
- Paul R. Lawrence Fellowships (2017)
- Staff Achievement Award (2022)
- Staff Achievement Award (2019)
- Chris Voss Runner-up Best Paper Award (2017)
- Highly Commended Award of the 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research (2018)