Faculty Profile

Dr. Kamran Ali Chatha

Associate Professor

Strategic Sector Research Centre

Dr. Kamran Chatha has research interests in the areas of Manufacturing Strategy, and Technology & Innovation Management. He was involved in a multi-country study that aimd at developing an Atlas of Science and Technology based Innovations in the Muslim World sponsored by The Royal Society and Organization of the Islamic Countries. Besides he has continuing interest in developing techniques for planning, formulating, implementing and evaluating manufacturing strategy in SME sector.

Kamran has taught courses such as operations strategy, supply chain management, project management, operations management, system dynamics, decision analysis, and spreadsheet modeling at various levels ranging from Industry Executives and PhDs to undergraduate levels. He is the director of the Factory Management Program that aims to develop know-how of contemporary manufacturing management practices among industry executives.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (In Press 2016). Talat, Z., Naeem, A. and Chatha, K.A. (Accepted for Publication), Awais Model Farms: The Crop Decision,. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Ali Chatha, K. & M.K.S, B. (In Press 2016). Survey of Lean Management Practices in Pakistani Industrial Sectors. International Journal of Services and Operations Management.

      • Ali Chatha, K., Butt, I. & Tariq, A. (2015). Research methodologies and publication trends in manufacturing strategy: a content analysis based literature review 35(4), 487-546. (Impact Factor: 1.518). International Journal of Operations & Production Management.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2015). Jajja, M.S.S., Asif, M., Montabon, F., Chatha, K.A., (Submitted in 2015), Institutional Pressures and Organizational Culture in Supplier Social Compliance, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.. Supply Chain Management: an international journal.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2015). Chatha, K.A. and Omar, A., (2015), "Chip Design Capability at GIKI", Asian Journal of Management Cases, Vol 12, No. 1, pp 55-83. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Ali Chatha, K. & Butt, I. (2015). Themes of study in manufacturing strategy literature 35(4), 604-698. (Impact Factor: 1.518). International Journal of Operations & Production Management.

      • Ali Chatha, K. & Aziz, O. (2012). National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE): Genetically Modified Spider-Cotton. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Ali Chatha, K. & Ayaz, M. (2010). Cellular Manufacturing at Prime Safety Limited. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Chatha, K., Weston, R. & Ajaefobi, J. (2007). "Enriched Multi-Process Modelling in Support of the Life Cycle Engineering of Business Processes". International Journal of Production Research, 45 (1), 103-141.

      • Weston, R., Guerrero, A. & Chatha, K. (2007). "Process Classes Deployed in Manufacturing Enterprises". International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture, 20 (6).

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2006). "Combined discrete event simulation and systems thinking-based framework for management decision support". Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 220, 1969-1982.

      • Ajaefobi, J., Weston, R. & Chatha, K. (2006). "Predicting the Performance of Candidate Human Systems within Specific Work Contexts". International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture, 19 (17), 651-662.

      • Hermosillo-Worlley, J., Chatha, K., Weston, R. & Aguirre & Aguirre, O. (2005). "Implementation and optimisation of ERP Systems: A Better Integration of Processes, Roles, Knowledge and User Competences". The Computer Journal, 56 (6), 620-638.

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2005). "Combined Enterprise and Simulation Modelling in Support of Process Engineering". International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture, 18 (8), 652-670.

      • Chatha, K., Weston, R. & Monfared, R. (2003). An approach to modelling dependencies linking engineering processes". Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 217, 669-687.

      • Chatha, K. & Aziz, O. (2015). GIKI MEMS Lab–Architects of Tiny Machines, Published. CRC Number 30-002-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2015). A Note on Islamic Management and Organization, Published. CRC Number 30-003-2015-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Chatha, K. & Butt, U. (2011). Champion's League and Beyond: Forward Sports, NPD and Footballs, Published. CRC Number 03-845-2011-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Ali Chatha, K. & Omar, A. (2011). National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE): Mutant Spider-Cotton, Published. CRC Number 18-434-2011-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Chatha, K. (2010). Evolution of Project Monitoring and Evaluation at Punjab Rural Support Program, Accepted. Case Research center, LUMS.

      • Chatha, K. (2010). Systemizing Project Management (Practices) at Electronic Systems Incorporated, Accepted. Case Research center, LUMS.

      • Hussain, A. & Chatha, K. (2014). Organizational Design: Need for a Socio-technical Inclusive System Design Approach to meet 21st Century Workforce Challenges". 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics., ., Poland.

      • Mumtaz, M. & Chatha, K. (2014). Development of an innovative methodology for analysis and design of supply chain networks. POMS 25th Annual Conference, Atlanta, United States of America.

      • Mumtaz, M., Jalil, M. & Chatha, K. (2014). Designing the Milk Collection Networking Using Integrated Location Routing Approach". Fourth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). Fourth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM),, Indonesia, Indonesia.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2014). The role of institutional pressures and organizational culture in social compliance performance of suppliers. 21st Euroma Conference, Italy, Italy.

      • Chatha, K. & Rehman, A. (2013). "The Development of an Academic – Industry Link in Pakistan". 2nd AJMC Case Conference, Pakistan., Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Chatha, K. & Sohail, M. (2013). "Risk Analysis for Business Diversification at KSP Pumps Company Limited Pakistan". 2nd AJMC Case Conference, Pakistan., Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Butt, I. & Chatha, K. (2012). Thematic Developments in Manufacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, St. John's, Canada.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2011). Methodological Developments in Manuacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, Canada.

      • Jajja, M. & Chatha, K. (2010). "Optimal Shelf Space Allocation Using System Dynamics Approach: A Case Study in Shoe Retailing Industry". Asian Business & Management Conference, Osaka, Japan., Osaka, Japan.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2010). "On the Nature of Process",. IAE Conference at Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.

      • Chatha, K. (2007). "Islamic Perspective to Enterprise Design". International Conference on Management from Islamic Perspectives, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia.

      • Ajaefobi, J., Weston, R. & Chatha, K. (2005). "Modeling Human Roles in Support of Reconfigurable Manufacturing". 3rd International Conference on Reconfigurable Manufacturing, Ann Arbor, United States of America.

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2005). "Enriched Multi Process Modeling". IFAC World Congress in Praha, prague, Czech Republic.

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2005). "Re-Engineering Production Process Using An Enriched Multi-Process Modeling Approach". The Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference,, Atlanta, Georgia.

      • Panetto, H., Whitman, L. & Chatha, K. (2005). "Ontology for Enterprise Interoperability in the domain of Enterprise Business Modelling". IFAC TC Worshop held in Geneva, Geneva, Swaziland.

      • Weston, R., West, A., Harrison, R., Monfared & Monfared, R. & Vera, D. (2003). "Use of CIMOSA and Systems Thinking to document and inform the design and development of car engine production sysems". Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research & Applications, ISPE Madeira Island, Portugal.

      • Weston, R., Harrison, R., West, A., Monfared & Monfared, R. & Vera, D. (2003). "Linked Product and Process Modularisation: A Requirement to Model Dependent Business Processes". International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Production Management (IEPM), Porto, Portugal.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (In Press 2015). Chatha, K.A., Butt, I., Arshad, M., and Jajja, S.S. (2016), "Theoretical development in manufacturing strategy literature", POMS 27th Annual Conference, May 6-9, Orlando, USA.. POMS 27th Annual Conference, May 6-9, Orlando, USA..

      • Ali Chatha, K. (In Press 2015). "Innovation Capability and Internationalization Performance of SMEs:. POMS 26th Annual Conference, May 8-11, Washington, USA..

      • Ali Chatha, K. (In Press 2015). Chatha, K.A. (Accepted for Publication). "Service Tyre and Tube Division: Strategic Capabilities for Business Growth", Asian Journal of Management Cases,. Asian Journal of Management Cases (SAGE).

      • Hussain, A., Case, K., Chatha, K., Imran & Imran, S. & Imran, M. (2014). Organizational Design: Need for a Socio-technical Inclusive System Design Approach to meet 21st Century Workforce Challenges. 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 19-23 July, 2014, Poland.

      • Mumtaz, M. & Chatha, K. (2014). "Development of an innovative methodology for analysis and design of supply chain networks". POMS 25th Annual Conference.

      • Mumtaz, M., Jalil, M. & Chatha, K. (2014). "Designing the Milk Collection Networking Using Integrated Location Routing Approach". Fourth International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM),.

      • Jajja, M., Asif, M., Montabon, F. & Chatha & Chatha, K. (2014). "The role of institutional pressures and organizational culture in social compliance performance of suppliers". 21st Euroma Conference.

      • Butt, I. & Chatha, K. (2012). "Thematic Developments in Manufacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis". Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.

      • Chatha, K. & Butt, I. (2011). "Methodological Developments in Manuacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis". Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.

      • Jajja, M. & Chatha, K. (2010). "Optimal Shelf Space Allocation Using System Dynamics Approach: A Case Study in Shoe Retailing Industry". Asian Business & Management Conference, Osaka, Japan..

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2010). "On the Nature of Process". IAE Conference at Strasbourg.

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2007). "Islamic Perspective to Enterprise Design". International Conference on Management from Islamic Perspectives.

      • Chatha, K. & Weston, R. (2005). "Re-Engineering Production Process Using An Enriched Multi-Process Modeling Approach". The Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference,.

      • Ajaefobi, J., Weston, R. & Chatha, K. (2005). "Modeling Human Roles in Support of Reconfigurable Manufacturing". 3rd International Conference on Reconfigurable Manufacturing.

      • Chatha, K. & Chatha, R. (2005). "Enriched Multi Process Modeling". 16th IFAC World Congress in Praha, Prague.

      • Panetto, H., Whitman, L. & Chatha, K. (2005). "Ontology for Enterprise Interoperability in the domain of Enterprise Business Modelling". IFAC TC Worshop held in Geneva.

      • Weston, R., West, A., Harrison, R., Monfared & Monfared, R. & Vera, D. (2003). "Use of CIMOSA and Systems Thinking to document and inform the design and development of car engine production sysems". Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research & Applications.

      • Weston, R., Harrison, R., West, A., Monfared & Monfared, R. & Vera, D. (2003). "Linked Product and Process Modularisation: A Requirement to Model Dependent Business Processes". International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Production Management (IEPM).

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2016). Buyer-Supplier Relationship and Organizational Culture in Supplier Social Compliance.

      • Chatha, K. & Butt, I. (2016). Theoretical Development in Manufacturing Strategy.

      • Chatha, K., Khan, A. & Gillani, F. (2014). Linking R&D Employee Competencies with Individual Absorptive Capacity and their impact on innovation outcomes.

      • Ali Chatha, K. (2014). Internationalization of Manufacturing.

      • Butt, U. & Chatha, K. (2014). SPEL Innovation System.

      • Chatha, K. & Bhutta, K. (2014). The state of lean management practices in Pakistani manufacturing organizations.