Dr Renu Agarwal
Associate Professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management
UTS Business School
Dr Renu Agarwal is an Associate Professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and as the Director of Supply Chain Management Programs, she provides leadership in service value networks, supply chain management, service innovation and dynamic capability building, management practices, and innovation and productivity.
She has been instrumental in securing funding and managing both federal and state government grants on management practices for Australia and Nzl in collaboration with LSE, McKinsey and Stanford. More recently, Renu has been instrumental in the development of the Australian Management Capability Survey in collaboration with Stanford University and funded by DIIS and launched by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to 15000 Australian businesses to assess the impact of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Digital Business and Innovation Management practices on innovation and productivity.
Renu is also the Research Director, Future of Innovation and Innovative Systems at the Centre for Business and Social Innovation, UTS Business. Renu has published in several top tier journals which includes Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management amongst many, and is the editor of The Handbook of Service Innovation.
Currently Renu is the editor of the upcoming Routledge Companion to Global Value Chains: Reinterpreting and reimagining mega trends in the world economy, and guest editor of the special issue of the Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management titled The Future of Manufacturing Global Value Chains, Smart Specialization and Flexibility by Springer.