Profile of Dr. Shobod Deba Nath

Profile of Dr. Shobod Deba Nath

Dr. Shobod Deba Nath
Associate Professor & Chairman
Department of International Business
Faculty of Business Studies
Phone: +88-02-9661900-73, Ext: 7840, +8801712269380
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Short Biography:

University Teaching and Student Learning Experience: 6+ years of experience in academia with 8+peer reviewed journal articles (including A ranked by ABDC / 4 ranked ABS), book chapters, and conference paper publications (two best paper awards) in sustainability, supply chain management, and sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Research/Projects Experience: PhD in Management with 4+ years of experieice in multiple research projects in sustainable supply management, corporate sustainability, principles for responsible management education (PRME), ethical leaderships, SDGs and multi-stakeholder partnerships

Industry Experience: 8+ months of experience in manufacturing and service industry relating to distribution/supply network analysis

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Management Massey University New Zealand 2019
Masters Marketing Management University of Durham Bangladesh 2014
Bachelor Marketing University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2007
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Chris Voss Best Paper Award at EurOMa 2020 2020 United Kingdom

I along with my co-author was awarded the Chris Voss Best Paper Award 2020 in the European Operations Management Association Conference at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom (June 30, 2020).

International Massey University Dean’s Graduation Award 2019 2019 New Zealand

I was awarded "Massey University Dean's Graduation Award 2019" for the successful completion of my PhD studies (on time).

International “Goodwill Ambassador” for the city of Palmerston North, New Zealand 2019 New Zealand Appointed as a “Goodwill Ambassador” for the city of Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2019.
International The Jan Schapper Scholarship 2018 New Zealand Obtained best paper award, followed by the Jan Schapper Scholarship, 8th Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) conference, 2018.
International Commonwealth Scholarship for PhD 2016 New Zealand Achieved Commonwealth Scholarship for PhD in New Zealand under New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2016
International Commonwealth Scholarship for MSc. 2012 United Kingdom Obtained Commonwealth Scholarship for MSc. in the United Kingdom, 2012
Local The Dean's Merit list and Honor list 2009 Bangladesh Enlisted in the Dean’s Merit list and in the Dean’s Honor List under Dean’s Academic Award of the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka (2009).
Local Merit scholarship 2007 Bangladesh Received Merit scholarship from Professor Abdullah Faruk Memorial Trust, University of Dhaka for securing highest CGPA in the undergraduate level (2007).
Research Interest
Subject Description
The Hidden Issues of Global Supply Chains or Global Sourcing
Supply Chain Governace Mechanisms
Blockchain Technology Implementation
Humanitarian Logistics
Multi-tier Supply Chains
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainable Development Goals
Supply Chain Management
Buyers-Supplier Relationships
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Investigating the impact of the Accord and Alliance on the Bangladeshi RMG suppliers Shobod Deba Nath N/A Mir Pavel Rahman

Management (SCM)

Masters Investigating the challenges for implementing green financing practices - A study on Dutch Bangla Bank Limited and its clients Shobod Deba Nath, PhD N/A Ahmed Sikatura

Management (CSR)

Current Year
Other The impact of COVID-19 on RMG sector of Bangladesh: Challenges and Opportunities Shobod Deba Nath, PhD N/A Naela Haque

Management (SCM)

Current Year
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Ethical Leadership Ethical Decision Making in the private and public organisations Massey University Business School's Sustainability and CSR Research Group 05-07-2020 05-07-2020 Collaboration
Sustainable Development Goals Exploring SDGs, Social Sustainability Issues and their linkage with NZ context Massey University Business School's Sustainability and CSR Research Group 28-10-2017 04-12-2018 Collaboration
Management Revisiting the relationships between CSR and Organizational Performance School of Management, Massey University 07-11-2016 16-12-2016 Collaboration
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Academic 2020 2021
2 Australasian Business Ethics Network Academic Member 2018 Life Time
3 Australasian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Professional Member 2018 2021
4 European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Academic Member 2020 2021
5 Academy of Management (AOM) Academic Member 2019 2021
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Associate Professor University of Dhaka Dhaka 27-11-2019 Currently Working

Teaching undergraduate and postgrduate management (supply chain management) and marketing courses; and producing academic research.

Supervising undergrate and postgrdadute level students.

Leading a team of the Department of International Business to ensure institutional academic quality in teaching and learning.

Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Dhaka 10-12-2013 26-11-2019

Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate management and marketing related courses; and produce academic research.

Lecturer University of Dhaka Dhaka 09-12-2010 09-12-2013

Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate management and marketing related courses and produce academic research.

Book Section
Nath, S.D.,, Eweje, G., and and Bathurst, R. "“Why supply chain sustainability matters for developing countries’ apparel suppliers? An integrated framework.." Responsible business in uncertain times and for a sustainable future.. N. Capaldi, S. O. Idowu, R. Schmidpeter, and M. Brueckner (Eds.) Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019 pp. 187–206 .
Kobayashi, K.,, Nath, S.D.,, Chen, M. S., and and Malenga, J. "Decent work and economic growth: Is NZ business progressing well?”." Clean, green & responsible? Soundings from down under.. G. Eweje and R. Bathurst (Eds.) Cham, Swizerland:: Springer, 2019 pp 11-27 .
Journal Article
Nath, S.D., Eweje, G., and and Bathurst, R. : The invisible side of managing sustainability in global supply chains: Evidence from multi-tier suppliers, Journal of Business Logistics., (impact factor:JIF= 4.697) no.pp. 1-26. DOI 10.1111/jbl.12230 2020 .
Eweje, G., Sajjad, A.,, Nath, S.D. and Kobayashi, K. : Multi-stakeholder partnerships: A catalyst to achieve sustainable development goa, Marketing Intelligence and Planning, (impact factor:1.585) 2020 .
Nath, S.D., Eweje, G. and and Sajjad, A. : The hidden side of sub-supplier firms’ sustainability – An empirical analysis, International Journal of Operations and Production Management., (impact factor:5.676) no.DOI 10.1108/IJOPM-05-2019-0403 2020 .
Conference Proceedings
Nath, S.D. and and Eweje, G. "Inside the multi-tier supply firm: Exploring responses to institutional pressures and challenges for sustainable supply management." 27th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) conference University of Warwick, Warwick, United Kingdom.: European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) conference, 2020 .