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.

    • Article
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2015). Themes of study in manufacturing strategy literature 35(4), 604-698. (Impact Factor: 1.518) . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Operations & Production Management
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2015). Research methodologies and publication trends in manufacturing strategy: a content analysis based literature review 35(4), 487-546. (Impact Factor: 1.518) . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Operations & Production Management
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2012). National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE): Genetically Modified Spider-Cotton . Journal: Academic , Asian Journal of Management Cases
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2010). Cellular Manufacturing at Prime Safety Limited . Journal: Academic , Asian Journal of Management Cases
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2007). "Process Classes Deployed in Manufacturing Enterprises" . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2007). "Enriched Multi-Process Modelling in Support of the Life Cycle Engineering of Business Processes" . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Production Research , pp. 103-141
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2006). "Combined discrete event simulation and systems thinking-based framework for management decision support" . Journal: Academic , Journal of Engineering Manufacture , pp. 1969-1982
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2006). "Predicting the Performance of Candidate Human Systems within Specific Work Contexts" . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture , pp. 651-662
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2005). "Combined Enterprise and Simulation Modelling in Support of Process Engineering" . Journal: Academic , International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacture , pp. 652-670
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2005). "Implementation and optimisation of ERP Systems: A Better Integration of Processes, Roles, Knowledge and User Competences" . Journal: Academic , Computer Journal , pp. 620-638
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2003). An approach to modelling dependencies linking engineering processes" . Journal: Academic , Journal of Engineering Manufacture , pp. 669-687
    • Journal Articles
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Themes of Study in Manufacturing Strategy Literature. . Chatha, K.A. and Butt, I. , International Journal of Operations and Production
    • Conference Papers
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). The role of institutional pressures and organizational culture in social compliance performance of suppliers . Jajja, M.S.S., Asif, M., Montabon, F. and Chatha, K.A. (2014) , 21st Euroma Conference
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Organizational Design: Need for a Socio-technical Inclusive System Design Approach to meet 21st Century Workforce Challenges . , 5th International Conference on AHFE
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Development of an innovative methodology for analysis and design of supply chain networks . , POMS 25th Annual Conference
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Designing the Milk Collection Networking Using Integrated Location Routing Approach . Mumtaz, M.K., Jalil, M.N. and Chatha, K.A. (Jan 2014), , Fourth International Conference on IEOM
    • PaperI
      • Chatha, K. A. .(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.
      • Chatha, K. A. .(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),
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2013). "Risk Analysis for Business Diversification at KSP Pumps Company Limited Pakistan" . , 2nd AJMC Case Conference, Pakistan.
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2013). "The Development of an Academic – Industry Link in Pakistan" . , 2nd AJMC Case Conference, Pakistan.
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2012). Thematic Developments in Manufacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis . , Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2011). Methodological Developments in Manuacturing Strategy: A Content Analysis . , Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2010). "On the Nature of Process", . , IAE Conference at Strasbourg
TitleSemesterCode
Decision AnalysisFall Semester 2014-151401
Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain StrategyFall Semester 2014-151401
Operations StrategySpring Semester 2014-151402
Decision AnalysisFall Semester 2015-161501
Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain StrategyFall Semester 2015-161501
Seminar in Technology and Innovation ManagementFall Semester 2015-161501
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Management & IslamSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project in Management ScienceSpring Semester 2015-161502
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSummer Semester 2015-161503
Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2016-171601
Decision AnalysisFall Semester 2016-171601
Seminar in Technology and Innovation ManagementFall Semester 2016-171601
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2016-171602
Supply Chain & Logistics ManagementSpring Semester 2016-171602
Decision AnalysisSpring Semester 2016-171602
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSummer Semester 2016-171603
Management of Technology and InnovationFall Semester 2017-181701
Decision AnalysisFall Semester 2017-181701
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    Project ManagementWinter Qtr 2006-07602
    Operations ManagementAutumn Qtr 2007-08701
    Project ManagementWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Operations and Supply Chain ManagementTerm I 2007-2008710
    Operations ManagementTerm II 2007-2008720
    Project ManagementAutumn Qtr 2008-09801
    Introduction to Operations ManagementWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Project ManagementSpring Qtr 2008-2009803
    Operations ManagementTerm II 2008-2009820
    Operations ManagementTerm II 2008-2009820
    Senior Project ISpring Semester 2009-10902
    Independent Study -ISpring Semester 2009-10902
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2009-10902
    Operations ManagementSpring Semester 2009-10902
    Seminar System DynamicsSpring Semester 2009-10902
    Operations and Supply Chain ManagementTerm II 2009-2010920
    MBA ProjectTerm II 2009-2010920
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2010-111001
    Supply Chain & Logistics ManagementFall Semester 2010-111001
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Management Science and Spreadsheet Modeling: A Practical ApproachSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Operations and Supply Chain ManagementTerm II 2010-20111020
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2011-121101
    Supply Chain & Logistics ManagementFall Semester 2011-121101
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2011-121102
    Management Science and Spreadsheet Modeling: A Practical ApproachSpring Semester 2011-121102
    Operations StrategyTerm I 2011-20121110
    Operations StrategyFall Semester 2012-131201
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2012-131201
    Supply Chain & Logistics ManagementFall Semester 2012-131201
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2013-141301
    Operations StrategySpring Semester 2013-141302
    Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2013-141302
    Management of Technology and InnovationSpring Semester 2013-141302