1986 …2024

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Personal profile


Dr Amrik Sohal is a Professor in the Department of Management, Monash Business, School, Monash University where his teaching and research covers Operations/Innovation/Technology Management, Supply Chain Management, Circular Economy and Sustainability, and Healthcare Improvement. He holds a PhD in Operations Management from the University of Bradford Management Centre in the UK, as well as a BEng (Hons) and an MBA, also from the University of Bradford. He has received research grants from the State and Federal Governments, the Australian Research Council, a number of industry associations and businesses, as well as from Monash University. In 2001, Professor Sohal received the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Postgraduate Supervision. In 2004, he received an award for research excellence from the International Association for Management of Technology and in 2009 the publications award from the same organisation.  In 2010, Professor Sohal received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, and in 2013, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Innovation and External Engagement. He was a Board member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) for over 10 years and ANZAM President during 2009. In 2011, Professor Sohal was awarded Life Fellow of ANZAM.

Research interests

Professor Sohal has impressive research experience both in Australia and overseas. He has authored or co-authored over 260 papers published in refereed journals, as well as three books and a number of chapters contributed to books. His current research interests are in circular economy and sustainability, healthcare improvement and health supply chains, construction industry operations and supply chains, and medical devices/technology manufacturing.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of a number of leading journals in his discipline area and have guest edited special issues of a number of these journals over the years.

Monash teaching commitment

MGF5611: Advanced Supply Chain Management

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • manufacturing/ operations strategy
  • Circular Economy
  • supply chain management

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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