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Dotun Adebanjo

Professor Dotun Adebanjo BSc, MSc, PhD

Dotun Adebanjo

Professor Dotun Adebanjo
BSc, MSc, PhD

Professor of Supply Chain Management

Department of Systems Management and Strategy

Business School

Professor Dotun Adebanjo joined the University of Greenwich in February 2013. He previously worked as a lecturer and senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool Management School. Prior to taking up a career in academia, he worked at Leatherhead Food Research Association where he led business improvement research and consultancy for clients in the food and drinks industry.

Professor Adebanjo's experience in industry has been critical to his academic career and he enjoys working at the interface of academic knowledge and practical business application.

Professor Adebanjo has published widely in the fields of supply chain management, technology management and total quality management. His most recent research has focused on supply chain and operations management in developing economies, particularly in Asia. He has also acted as an adviser to several organisations in different industries in the UK and mainland Europe, and presents his research regularly at leading international conferences.

Professor Adebanjo has supervised a number of PhD studies in the fields of supply chain management and quality management and his current supervision includes students examining supply chain development in Asia and Africa.

  • Independent reviewer for the Innovation and Technology Commission, a funding agency for applied research of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (2009)
  • Management expert on EU-sponsored 'Phare' organisational development project for the National Food Inspection Authority in the Czech Republic (2003)
  • Member of the 'Spreading Best Practice' Taskforce of the Food Chain and Crops for Industry Panel of the UK Government’s DTI Foresight exercise (2001–02).

Professor Adebanjo’s research interests are in the field of operations and supply chain management. Much of his recent focus has been on how technology enables interaction and business-to-business relationships within the supply chain. His research has increasingly been examining supply chain management within the context of developing economies which is driven not just by increasing globalisation but also by a need to improve the quality of life. This emerging theme has enabled Professor Adebanjo to build strong research collaborations with academic colleagues in Asia, Africa and the Centre for Organisational Excellence Research (COER) at Massey University in New Zealand. He also currently supervises doctoral studies in this area. A second theme of his research is in the field of total quality management with a particular focus on benchmarking and business excellence.

Funded research projects

To significantly improve culture of customer service and efficiency through the re-engineering and commercialisation of the Building Maintenance Unit's operations and supply chain management.

2010–13. Co-investigators: Dr Paul Drake, Dr Jo Meehan. Grant from TSB and Cartrefi Conwy. Grant value: £125,000.

The management of the supply chain in building services is an important topic that remains largely unexplored. Large numbers of organisations, including social landlords and local councils, spend hundreds of millions of pounds annually on maintaining properties under their care. Their operations involve many activities such as procurement, inventory management and job scheduling that are key elements of operations and supply chain management. Often these organisations fail to take advantage of the many methodologies that have been applied in other industries and which could improve their efficiency and reduce operational costs. This project set out to improve the operations of the building maintenance unit of a social landlord by applying advanced supply chain strategies and techniques.

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, , and () . Benchmarking: An International Journal. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. pp. 1983-2003. ISSN 1463-5771 ISSN 1463-5771

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