Faculty Profile

Dr. Kamran Ali Chatha

Associate Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business SSRC

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.

      • 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
      • Cases

      • Chatha, K. A. .(2016). Awais Model Farms . InsDev Case , Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2015). GIKI MEMS Lab–Architects of Tiny Machines . InsDev Case , Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2015). A Note on Islamic Management and Organization . InsDev Case , Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2011). Champion's League and Beyond: Forward Sports, NPD and Footballs . InsDev Case , Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2011). National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE): Mutant Spider-Cotton . InsDev Case , Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2010). Systemizing Project Management (Practices) at Electronic Systems Incorporated . InsDev Case ,
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2010). Evolution of Project Monitoring and Evaluation at Punjab Rural Support Program . InsDev Case ,
      • 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
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Internationalization of Manufacturing . ,
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Linking R&D Employee Competencies with Individual Absorptive Capacity and their impact on innovation outcomes . ,
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). Theoretical Development in Manufacturing Strategy . ,
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). The state of lean management practices in Pakistani manufacturing organizations . ,
      • Chatha, K. A. .(2014). SPEL Innovation System . ,
    Award
  • 2016: Research Excellence Award at Suleman Dawood School of Business,, Lahore University of Management Sciences
  • 2015: Award for Significant Contribution in organizing 2nd AJMC Case, Conference
  • 2005: Research Award for being an excellent researcher (2005),, Loughborough University, UK.
  • 2004: Awarded Full Scholarship for pursuing Ph.D. studies, at Loughborough University, UK.
  • 2000: Stood 1st in the Class and secured Distinction in M.Sc. studies., Loughborough University, UK.2004
  • 2000: Awarded Full Scholarship for pursuing M.Sc. studies, at Loughborough University, UK.
  • 1997: Awarded Distinction Scholarship for securing 6th position in the 2nd year of undergraduate studies in a session of 250 students, UET
  • 1997: Secured 8th position in the final professional year of undergraduate studies in a session of 250 students., UET