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Sachin Kamble

Adjunct Professor, Operations & Supply Chain

Professor of Digital Transformation (Operations and Strategy) at EDHEC Business School, Roubaix, France. I hold a Ph.D. in Management, MBA in Operations and bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from reputed Indian universities. In academics, I have been associated with various institutions of repute such as National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai, and Karnatak University in India. My teaching and research interests include Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Digital Transformation, Big Data Analytics, Industry 4.0 and Blockchain Technology. I have more than 75 authored / co-authored publications in referred international journals and include high impact journals such as Int. J of Production Economics, Int. J of Production Research, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, Production Planning and Control, and Process Safety & Env. Mgmt. I have completed 27 consultancy assignments for leading manufacturing organizations that includes TNT Logistics Ltd, Holcim group (ACC Cements), Glaxo-Smithkline Pharmaceuticals, Mundra Ports & SEZ Ltd., Indogulf Fertilisers Ltd., Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., and Times Group. I have also designed and delivered numerous Executive Development Programs for different sectors that include defense, petroleum, cement, banking, machine tools, automobile etc., in operations and supply chain management. I have also conceptualized one-year special certificate program on supply chain & Logistics Management for Larsen and Toubro Electrical group and Apollo Tyres Ltd.

In my first year at EDHEC Business School I have successfully launced two new courses titled “Managing Innovation and Digital Transformation” and “Industry 4.0 Transformation.” I am also actively engaged as a member of Foresight-Innovation-Transformation (FIT) Chair.

  • Ph. D. in Management. Department of Business Management, Vikram University. Ujjain. India 2004. (NAAC Accreditation: A Grade)
  • Master of Business Administration. Operations Management. Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad. India. 1999. (NAAC Accreditation: A Grade)
  • Bachelor of Engineering. Mechanical Engineering. KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Karnatak University, Dharwad. India. 1996. (NAAC Accreditation: A+ Grade, NBA Accredited)
  • Global Institute of Flexible Technology Society- Life time member.
  •  Indian Institution of Industrial Engineers, Senior Member.
  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) – Annual Member.
  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) – Indian Chapter- Executive Committee Member.
  • Society of Operations Management (SOM) – Member
  • Reviewer for leading international research journals



  • Recipient of Performance Bonus at EDHEC Business School for the year 2020-21.
  • Appreciation Letter from Dean (Faculty & Research), EDHEC Business School for Exceptional Performance in Teaching, Research, and Student Mentoring during 2020-21.
  • Generated Industrial Consultancy Income of more than 50 million INR from various industrial consultancy.
  • Published more than 125 articles including 70+ International Journal Papers, 3 books, and more than 30 peer reviewed international conference papers.
  •  More than 6500 google citations with a h-index of 28 and i10 index of 58.
  • Listed in top 2% of researchers globally- Published by Elsevier- Stanford University.
  • Listed in top five researchers in France as per the latest p-ranking for 2020 publications.
  • The papers appearing in the most cited papers list.

o Kamble, S. S., Gunasekaran, A., & Gawankar, S. A. (2020). Achieving sustainable performance in a data-driven agriculture supply chain: A review for research and applications. International Journal of Production Economics, 219, 179-194. (1st position).
o Kamble, S. S., Gunasekaran, A., & Gawankar, S. A. (2018). Sustainable Industry 4.0 framework: A systematic literature review identifying the current trends and future perspectives. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 117, 408-425. (1st position).
o Kamble, S. S., Gunasekaran, A., & Sharma, R. (2018). Analysis of the driving and dependence power of barriers to adopt industry 4.0 in Indian manufacturing industry. Computers in Industry, 101, 107-119. (5th Position).

  • The following papers appears in the list of most cited papers of International Journal of Production Research in the year 2020.

o Kamble, S., Gunasekaran, A., & Arha, H. (2019). Understanding the Blockchain technology adoption in supply chains-Indian context. International Journal of Production Research, 57(7), 2009-2033. (235 Google citations).
o Kamble, S., Gunasekaran, A., & Dhone, N. C. (2020). Industry 4.0 and lean manufacturing practices for sustainable organisational performance in Indian manufacturing companies. International Journal of Production Research, 58(5), 1319-1337. (138 Google Citations).
o Kamble, S. S., & Gunasekaran, A. (2020). Big data-driven supply chain performance measurement system: a review and framework for implementation. International Journal of Production Research, 58(1), 65-86. (56 Google Citations).

  • The following paper is the most downloaded paper for the journal Technology Forecasting and Social Change in 2021.

o Belhadi, A., Kamble, S., Jabbour, C. J. C., Gunasekaran, A., Ndubisi, N. O., & Venkatesh, M. (2021). Manufacturing and service supply chain resilience to the COVID-19 outbreak: Lessons learned from the automobile and airline industries. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 163, 120447.

  • Best Teacher Award in 2018 at National Institute of Industrial Engineering

• Best research paper awards
o Dr Sharad Joshi Outstanding Management Research Paper Award (2016).
o ABEED Best Research Paper award 2012.