The CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards will take place as scheduled on 29 - 30 July 2020 at ICC Sydney.

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Lecturer, Operations/Supply Management, University of Melbourne  
Tuesday 16 July – 15:00
Research presentation: Digitalisation in procurement and supply 
Tuesday 16 July – 15:20 
Q&A Session: Embracing the digital world – how the fusion of technology and procurement will redefine the global marketplace

Zahra is a lecturer in Operations and Supply chain Management and a research fellow in the Centre for Workplace Leadership at the University of Melbourne. Zahra has a bachelor in Business, an MBA and received her PhD from Monash University.

Her research interests include digital supply chain management, technology management, procurement and buyer-supplier relationship. Prior to joining academia, Zahra worked in the manufacturing and automotive industries in procurement roles. Zahra’s research has appeared in business and management journals.