School of Management, IT and Governance

Dr Thokozani Patmond Mbhele

Telephone: 033 260 7524
Email: mbhelet@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Westville
Building & Room:M-Block, , 2nd Floor Room M1-217

Biography

Dr Thokozani Patmond Mbhele is a committed qualified academic lecturer with over 13 years of experience at leading and ranked South African academic institution teaching and supervising students from diverse social, cultural and international backgrounds. The main focus is contribute to writing of the proposed textbook with the colleagues. Develop the profile by publishing more on international journal, and consciously associate the context of African Scholarship and Glocalisation approach to students and community engagement.

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Supply Chain Management) – UKZN
  • Masters in Commerce (MCom) – Management – UKZN
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – UDW
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management and Economics) – UDW

Professional Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma (Financial Management) – University of Natal
  • Certificate – University Education Induction Programme – UKZN
  • 2001 Diploma Financial Management University of Natal
  • 2001 Advanced Diploma Financial Management University of Natal

Research Interests

  • Logistics and Service Operations
  • SMMEs and Supply Chain Management

Professional Membership

  • APICS
  • SAPICS

Recent Publications

Journal Articles, Books and Book Chapters
  • Propensity Towards Financial and Growth Prospects: Initial Public Offerings (IPO). International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 10 [Special Issue – May 2013]
  • The Effects of Venture Capital Finance and Investment Behaviour in the Small Medium-Sized Enterprises. International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, Vol.1, No. 4, 2011, pp. 12-26.
  • Central Supply Chain Distribution System diffusion in the selected Retail Grocery Industry. International Journal of Information Technology and Business Management 29th June 2013. Vol.14 No.1
  • The Study of Venture Capital Finance and Investment Behaviour in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. South African Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, NS 15 (2012) No 1,p.94-111.
  • The challenges of green logistics in the Durban road freight industry. Environmental Economics, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2015
  • Dynamics of intermodal logistical systems on containerisation and road transportation in Durban, South Africa. Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management 8(1), Art. #150, 10 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/jtscm.v8i1.150
  • Antecedents of Quality Information Sharing in the FMCG Industry. Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies Vol. 6, No. 12, pp. 986-1003, December 2014 (ISSN: 2220-6140)
  • Understanding the Phenomenon of Bullwhip Effect in Relation to Supply Chain Strategies: FMCG industry. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 5 No 20, September 2014
  • Fuzzy effectiveness of self-service innovative systems
    in the lean retail banking sector. Banks and Bank Systems, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2015
  • Dynamics of short-term operations scheduling in supply chain distribution centres. Problems and Perspectives in Management, Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2015
  • Propensity to green logistics initiatives diffusion in the road freight
    Networks. Environmental Economics, Volume 6, Issue 4, 2015
  • D Decoupling paradigm of push-pull theory of oscillation in the FMCG industry. SA Journal of Business Management, Volume 47, Number 2, 2016
  • Antecedent of sustainable cooperative within the social capital Networks. Environmental Economics, Volume 7, Issue 4, 2016
  • Challenging Bullwhip Effect Dynamics with Electronically Enabled-Supply Chain Management Systems. Risk Governance & Control: Financial Markets & Institutions / Volume 6, Issue 4, Fall 2016,
  • Supply Chain Performance Likelihood on the Phenomena of Technological Social Systems. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, Volume 15 Number 20 2017
  • Engineering patterns of supply chain optimization to manage oscillation effect. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 15(2), ppm.15(2).2017

Books and Book Chapters

  • Textbook: Contributor: Operations Management. (Steve Paton, Ben Clegg, Juliana Hsuana and Alan Pilkington), Berkshire: McGraw-Hill

Conference Proceedings

  • Smart Procurement World, KwaZulu Natal, Inkosi Albert Luthuli, International Convention Centre[Date: 8-9 June 2016]
  • Smart Procurement World, KwaZulu Natal, Inkosi Albert Luthuli, International Convention Centre[Date: 5-6 June 2017]
  • Global trends in management, IT and governance in an E-World (E-MIG 2017) International Conference[8 to 10 November 2017]
  • Smart Procurement World, KwaZulu Natal, Inkosi Albert Luthuli, International Convention Centre[Date: 17-18 July 2018]

Editorial Boards

  • South African Journal of Economics and Management Sciences