Dr. Javad Feizabadi explores the supply chain and value chain design and capability-driven strategies in the current volatile business environment. His research examines dynamic capability development in value/supply chain and creating competitive advantage through value/supply chain design and management. In some of his recent research efforts, he looked into the impact of ASEAN Economic Community on value chain/supply chain design in automotive, electronics and steel industries. Adaptability and flexibility of value/supply chain facing with dynamics in various stages of value creation and demand fulfillment is the main focus of Dr. Feizabadi’s research. Other areas of his research are supply chain strategy and entrepreneurship in supply chain management.
During the period 2007-2008, he was involved in a study exploring the supply chain challenges in the European auto industry at IMD, Switzerland. His research has been published in several international conferences and academic journals.
He holds a PhD in Operations Management. He worked in automotive industry for 7 years and 2 years in management consulting. Dr. Feizabadi has been a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also a Research Affiliate with MIT.
Dr. Shardul Phadnis is Associate Professor at MISI. His area of expertise includes scenario planning and supply chain strategy. He has worked in the manufacturing industry for seven years in Lean/Continuous Improvement functions.