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PhD (Auckland)lincolnwood

Room OBS 714
Tel +64 3 470 3582

Prior to joining the department in 2017, Associate Professor Lincoln C Wood was a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Auckland, having previously also worked at the Auckland University of Technology (Auckland, NZ) and Curtin University (Western Australia). He holds a BCom(Hons) (Operations Management), a BSc (Chemistry and Statistics), MCom (Operations and Supply Chain Management), and a PhD (Operations and Supply Chain Management) from the University of Auckland.

Specialising in supply chain management, Lincoln's work has been published in a number of leading journals, including:

  • Transportation Research Part B: Methodological
  • The Journal of Cleaner Production
  • International Journal of Operations & Production Management
  • International Journal of Project Management
  • Applied Economics
  • The Service Industries Journal

Lincoln's research and connections with business have led to working closely with several industry association including the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). His expertise has led to invitations to present and lead workshops and present at several international, industry-focused conferences. He is on the editorial boards for a number of international journals focused on supply chain management, including the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

Teaching responsibilities

Lincoln's teaching responsibilities include:

Research Interests

Lincoln's core research focus on two broad themes:

  • Sustainable and consumer-focused outcomes through supply chain practices, with a particular focus on applications in the construction sector. This includes examining a range of sustainable supply chain practices and consideration of ethical and privacy issues when using supply chain technologies.
  • Logistics relationships, dynamics, and the use of technology with a focus on 3PLs and logistics service providers.

Lincoln is also a member of Food Waste Innovation, a University of Otago Research Theme which measures food waste, develops reduction strategies, applies innovative technology, and works to modify producer and consumer behaviour.

Current supervisions

Lincoln is currently taking on students who are wanting to research in areas that are aligned to his research interests.


Jason Wang: The Influence of customer firms' supply chain sustainability practices on suppliers: Exploring the moderating factors from the perspective of financial markets.


Sjoerd Dekkers (Dex) - Entrepreneurship 2.0 Researching and analysing entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and sustainable entrepreneurship. (Supervisors: Diane Ruwhiu, Lincoln Wood)


Wood, L. C., Wang, J. X., Olesen, K., & Reiners, T. (2017). The effect of slack, diversification, and time to recall on stock market reaction to toy recalls. International Journal of Production Economics, 193, 244-258. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2017.07.021 Journal - Research Article

Wood, L. C., Wang, J. X., Duong, L. N. K., Reiners, T., & Smith, R. (2018). Stock market reactions to auto manufacturers’ environmental failures. Journal of Macromarketing, 38(4), 364-382. doi: 10.1177/0276146718781915 Journal - Research Article

Bag, S., Wood, L. C., Xu, L., Dhamija, P., & Kayikci, Y. (2020). Big data analytics as an operational excellence approach to enhance sustainable supply chain performance. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 153, 104559. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104559 Journal - Research Article

Wood, L. C., Wang, C., Abdul-Rahman, H., & Abdul-Nasir, N. S. J. (2016). Green hospital design: Integrating quality function deployment and end-user demands. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112, 903-913. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.08.101 Journal - Research Article

Bag, S., Wood, L. C., Mangla, S. K., & Luthra, S. (2020). Procurement 4.0 and its implications on business process performance in a circular economy. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 152, 104502. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104502 Journal - Research Article

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