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Doctor Hao Dong

Dr Hao Dong

 PhD, MRes
Lecturer in Ops and Project Management

Research interests

  • Agile project management
  • Digital transformation
  • Sustainable supply chains

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Hao Dong is Lecturer in Operations and Project Management in the Operations, Projects, Purchasing, and Supply (OPPS) group and the department of Decision Analytics and Risk (DAR) at the University of Southampton Business School. Hao brings a wide range of knowledge across socioeconomics and business studies to explore how human action and responsible management can contribute to sustainable business practices and institutional models. 

                 'tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito'

Hao has acquired membership of professional bodies and networks, including British Academy of Management (BAM), Association for Project Management (APM), Mises Institute, UK Society for Co-operative Studies (UKSCS), and Institute of Directors (IoD).  As well as being an active member of the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science, and Information Systems (CORMSIS) at Southampton, Dr Hao Dong is the Director of Strategy & Collaboration of the Advanced Project Management Research Centre (APROM). Please visit APROM site for further details. 


  • Director of Strategy & Collaboration of APROM Research Centre
  • Representative at the SBS Ethics, Responsibility and Sustinability Committee
  • Policy think tank
  • Visiting associated professor at UFPR, Brazil
  • Providing consulting advisory to UK/US/China companies and NGOs/NPOs

Projects & Fund:

  • 2023-2025 - Digital Transformation in Public and Private Sector Project Management, funded by APM, the UK chartered Association for Project Management
  • 2022-2023 - ESRC Impact Acceleration Account
  • 2022-2023 - International co-operatives in post-pandemic era
  • 2022 & 2023 FSS Career Development Funds
  • 2022 Post Crisis Project & Supply Management: Towards Supply Chain Sustainability & Security in Global South
  • 2021-2022 - SBS Research Grant
  • 2020-2022 - Understanding Agile Project Management, funded by APM, the UK chartered Association for Project Management
  • 2015 onwards – several projects sponsored by business school and external funding bodies including international institutes and industrial partners