Dr Jay Daniel

Jay Daniel

Position: Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain

College: College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department: Derby Business School

Subject area: Business and Management

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About

Dr Jay Daniel is a Senior Lecturer in the Derby Business School at University of Derby. Before joining the Derby Business school he was a lecturer in Supply Chain and Information Systems at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Previously with DB Schenker, Australia, and Alliance International Registrar, Asia Pacific, Jay held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor.

Jay has made contributions to multiple research areas in the context of logistics and supply chain management with demonstrated practical applications across a wide range of industries. His primary areas of research focus are:

  • Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems and Sustainable Supply Chain
  • Decision Making in Logistics and Supply Chain

An expert in applied and problem-driven research, Jay has used analytical tools and innovative optimization approaches to help managers create efficient, resilient and sustainable supply chains. He is consulted by wide range of industries and organization structures, from small and medium size Australian companies to Fortune 500 corporations.

Teaching responsibilities

  • Managing Performance in Operations 
  • Applied Operations Management

Professional interests

Operations and Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, Healthcare Analytics, Performance Measurement, Complex Supply Chains Optimization and Planning, Decision Support Systems, Sales and Operations Planning, Lean Operations and Continuous Improvement, Sustainable Supply Chain

Research interests

Jay is actively engaged in research and consulting on information systems and supply chain themes. 

His primary areas of research focus are:

  • Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems and Sustainable Supply Chain
  • Decision Making in Logistics and Supply Chain

Prospective PhD and Master applicants interested in the research areas outlined above, please contact Dr Daniel at J.Daniel@derby.ac.uk

Membership of professional bodies

  • Leadership Team Member, Supply Chain Council, Australia and New Zealand Chapter
  • Member of Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
  • Member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Senior Member of Industry and Management Society (IMS) in International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)

Qualifications

Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Technology Sydney

PhD, Systems Engineering and Management / Supply Chain

BSc, MSc (Operations Research), Industrial Engineering and Management

Recent conferences

  • Liu, C., Zowghi, D., Talaei-Khoei, A., Daniel, J., (2018), Achieving Data Completeness in Electronic Medical Records: A Conceptual Model and Hypotheses Development, The 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii, US.
  • Taghikhah, F., Daniel, J., Mooney, G., (2017), Sustainable Supply Chain Analytics: Grand Challenges and Future Opportunities, The 21th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Langkawi, Malaysia.
  • Taghikhah, F., Daniel, J., Mooney, G., (2017), Profit, Planet and People in Supply Chain: Grand Challenges and Future Opportunities, The 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Guimarães, Portugal.
  • Talaei-Khoei, A., Daniel, J., Kaul, M., Lundy, L., Sharma, R., (2017), Use of Lean Robotic Communication to Improve Social Response of Children with Autism, The 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Boston, US.
  • Daniel, J., Talaei-Khoei, A. (2016), Developing a Conceptual Model to Evaluate Green Suppliers: Decision Making Method using DEMATEL, The 23th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, US, 1-10.
  • Talaei-Khoei, A., Daniel, J. (2016), Peer Tutoring on Facebook to Engage Students with Flipped Classes: A Correlational Experiment on Learning Outcomes, the 23th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego, US, 1-9.
  • Daniel, J., Talaei-Khoei, A. (2016), Can Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making Improve Strategic Planning by Balanced Scorecard? The 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (ERA A), Chiayi, Taiwan, Paper 215.

Additional interests and activities

Research projects and successful external research funding

Title: Supply Chain Improvement for Gerard Lighting, Sydney Funding Body: Gerard Lighting Pty Ltd
Chief Investigator: Jay Daniel
Duration: 2017-2020
Amount: AU$ 171,000


Title: Improving forecasting capabilities to achieve more cost effective supply chain outcomes: In collaboration with ISCL
Funding Body: FEIT Research Seeding Grant, UTS
Chief Investigator: Jay Daniel
Duration: 2016
Amount: AU$ 3,000


Title: Development of an innovative assessment system using Neuro-Fuzzy for EFQM
Funding Body: Malaysian Government, RUGS
Chief Investigator: Jay Daniel
Duration: 2009-2012
Amount: US$ 50,000

 

Editorial activities

  • Section Editor of Australasian Journal of Information Systems (AJIS)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Reviewer, European Journal of Operational Research
  • Reviewer, Information Systems Frontiers, etc.

 

Programme/technical chair of international conferences

 

 

Invited International Seminars

  • Keynote Speaker, “Supporting Growth with a Service-Centric Supply Chain”, Oracle Modern Business Experience Conference, Sydney 2017
  • Speaker, Supply Chain Management Industry Conference, Sydney, Australia 2017
  • Session Facilitator, “Achieving more cost effective supply chain outcomes by improving forecasting capabilities”, Supply Chain Management Industry Conference Australia 2016

Experience in industry

For more than 15 years, Jay has extensive global corporate, consulting and academic experiences in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Quality & Productivity Management, HSEQ (ISO Standards), Business Excellence Models (Balanced Scorecard and European Foundation for Quality Management), Decision Modelling and Project Management. He has worked in a number of internationally recognized organisations including SMEs and large private companies and government as a Planning Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Operations / Factory Manager, Project Manager, Training Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Lead Auditor / Lead Assessor of Management Systems and Senior Consultant.

International experience

Jay's industry and academic career reflects more than 15 years of experience with extensive teaching, research, management, administrative and consulting accomplishments at major national and international universities and global companies. These include the University of Technology Sydney (Australia), Charles Darwin University (Australia), University of Putra Malaysia, DB Schenker (Singapore and Australia) and Alliance International Registrar (Asia Pacific and Middle East Branches). He has had international collaboration with over five different countries.

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