Dr. Mohsen Varsei


With hands-on industry, consulting and executive education experience in supply chain and operations, Dr. Mohsen Varsei serves as a Lecturer at the Australian Institute of Business where I coordinate strategic supply chain and operations management MBA courses. In the classroom, students learn how the supply chain has become a key source of competitive advantage and value creation in today's globalized business environment. Mohsen also help executives and managers in a range of industries improve or create supply chain-based business models, worldwide and particularly in Asia-Pacific.

Mohsen's industry-linked research focuses on how supply chains can be more economically, environmentally and/or socially sustainable. Aiming for world-class excellence and innovation, Mohsen has published in high-impact leading academic outlets such as the International Journal of Management Science (Omega, ranked A*), US Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (ranked A), and Supply Chain Management (ranked A), for which he received its 2015 Outstanding Paper of the Year award. Being a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Carolyn Dexter award, he also received an Honorable Mention in the 2015 NBS Impact on Practice award from the Academy of Management.

Mohsen holds an award winning PhD from the School of Management, University of South Australia. He is an active member of the Academy of Management, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, INFORMS, and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.

Publications and Presentations

Varsei, M., Polyakovskiy, S. (2017), “Sustainable supply chain network design: A case of the wine industry in Australia”, Omega (International Journal of Management Science), Vol. 66 Part B, pp. 236-247. (ABDC-ranked A*). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305048316000153

Varsei, M., Christ, K. & Burritt, R., “Distributing wine globally: Financial and environmental trade-offs”. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. Accepted in February 2017 (ABDC-ranked A). http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/IJPDLM-01-2016-0012?af=R

Varsei, M., Christ, K. & Burritt, R. (2015), ‘Bottling location and the global wine supply chain: Dollar, water and carbon trade-offs’. In John Humphreys (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management. Online ISSN: 2151-656. http://proceedings.aom.org/content/2015/1/12112.abstract?sid=7b27ec96-7826-475e-a1e6-7167a611fdba

Varsei, M., Soosay, C., Fahimnia, B. and Sarkis, J. (2014), “Framing sustainability performance of supply chains with multidimensional indicators”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 19 No. 3, pp. 242-257. (ABDC-ranked A). http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/SCM-12-2013-0436?journalCode=scm