• Ph.D. in Decision Science, Massey University (New Zealand), 2004
  • M.Tech. in Production Technology and Quality Management, Massey University (New Zealand), 1997
  • B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), 1991
Dr. Simatupang is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia. He holds a PhD degree from Massey University in New Zealand. At the School of Business and Management ITB, he teaches Technology and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and the Creative Economy. He is well known as an expert in supply chain management and creative industry development. He is recently involved in emerging research on the creative economy in Indonesia such as national creative industry mapping, the roadmap of creative industry in the West Java Province, the creative mapping of Bandung City, and the concept of creative mapping for the Province of Jakarta. He is associated with Indonesia Logistics Association, Bandung Creative City Forum, and the British Council in developing creative industry and creative community. His research interests include supply chain collaboration, inventory models, operations management, service science, and creative economy.

His other research focuses on the development and management of collaborative relationships such as how to design and manage supply chain collaboration, how to equalize their risks and rewards, and how to share the benefits of collaboration. The results of his research have been published in a variety of journals, including the International Journal of Logistics Management, Total Quality Management, Management Decision, Business Process Management Journal, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Benchmarking: An International Journal, and International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. In addition, he has presented his work at national and international conferences.

He was a recipient of the Emerald Literati Network Award 2006 for the highly commended paper published in the International Journal of Logistics Management. He was also rewarded Endeavour Award from the Government of Australia for a postdoctoral study at the University of Newcastle in 2008.

Academic Teaching in Undergraduate Program

  • Technology and Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Academic Teaching in MBA Program

  • Supply Chain Design
  • Operations Management

Academic Teaching in MSM/DSM Program

  • Advanced Supply Chain Management
Togar Simatupang’s research is divided into three major area: (i) Operations and Supply Chain Management, (ii) the Creative economy, Innovation, dan (iii) Entrepreneurship. First, the Operations and Supply Chain Management refer to the resource management issues and uncertainties in serving customers need both on production and service activities. Second, the creative economy and innovation put focus on how to develop and manage the creative industries. While third, the entrepreneurship put focus on the innovation concept development (i.e., innovation policy, value driven innovation) and its application in various area (i.e., service industry, education)
His research agenda is described in the following picture.

  • Fredriks, J.W.S., Pennink, B.J.W., Simatupang, T.M. and Siswanto, J. (2014), “Modelling a technology push by using hybrid franchising”, to appear in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 22, No. 1.
  • Sabur, V.F. and Simatupang, T.M. (2014), “Improvement of customer response time using lean office”, to appear in International Journal of Services and Operations Management.
  • Andini, R.A. and Simatupang, T.M. (2014), “A process simulation of inventory planning and control for Minute Maid Pulpy at Coca-Cola”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp.66?82.
  • Cahyaningrum, A. and Simatupang, T.M. (2013), “An agent based model for the subsidized LPG with a closed distribution system”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 841-860.
  • Sridharan, R. and Simatupang, T.M. (2013), “Power and trust in supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp.76?96.
  • Ramadhan, A.N. and Simatupang, T.M. (2012), “Determining inventory management policy for perishable materials in Roemah Keboen Restaurant”, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 65, 3 December, pp. 992?999.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Widjaja, F.B. (2012), “Benchmarking of innovation capability in the digital industry”, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 65, 3 December, pp. 948?954.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2011), “A drama theory analysis of supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, Vol. 2, No. 2-3, pp. 129-146.
  • Siagian, P.J.R. and Simatupang, T.M. (2011), “A competence-based curriculum design for entrepreneurship study program”, International Research Journal of Business Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 137-155.
  • Handayati, Y., Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2011), ?An analysis of collaboration between Coca-Cola and Carrefour using drama theory”, International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 1-24.
  • Sulistyo, R., Soedjarno, A. and Simatupang, T.M. (2011), “Operations strategy formulation: shifting from Grasberg Open-Pit Surface Mining to underground mining”, International Research Journal of Business Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 21-48.
  • Sridharan, R. and Simatupang, T.M. (2009), “Managerial views of supply chain collaboration: an empirical research”, Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 253-273.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2008), “Design for supply chain collaboration”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 14 No. 3, pp. 401-418.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2007), “The architecture of supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 1 No. 3, pp. 304-323.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2007), “The architecture of supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol. 1 No. 3, pp. 304-323.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2005), “An integrative framework for supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp. 257-274.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2005), “Supply chain discontent”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 349-369.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2005), “The collaboration index: a measure for supply chain collaboration”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Vol. 35 No. 1, pp. 44-62.
  • Simatupang, T.M., Sandroto, I.V. and Lubis, S.B.H. (2004), “A coordination analysis of the creative design process”, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 430-444.
  • Simatupang, T.M., Sandroto, I.V. and Lubis, S.B.H. (2004), “Supply chain coordination in a fashion firm”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 256-268.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2004), “Benchmarking supply chain collaboration: an empirical study”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 11 No. 5, pp. 484-503.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2004), “A benchmarking scheme for supply chain collaboration”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 9-30.
  • Simatupang, T.M., Wright, A.C. and Sridharan, R. (2004), “Applying the theory of constraints to supply chain collaboration”, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 57-70.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and Sridharan, R. (2002), “The collaborative supply chain”, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 15-30.
  • Simatupang, T.M., Wright, A.C. and Sridharan, R. (2002), “The knowledge of coordination for supply chain integration?, Business Process Management Journal, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 289-308.
  • Simatupang, T.M. and White, A.J. (1998), “A policy resolution model for knowledge acquisition in quality management”, Total Quality Management, Vol. 9 No. 8.
  • Simatupang, T.M., Hurley, S.F. and Evans, A.N. (1997), “Revitalizing TQM efforts: a self-reflective diagnosis based on the theory of constraints”, Decision Management, Vol. 35 No. 10, pp. 746-752.
  • 2011-present Vice Dean for Academics at the School of Business and Management, ITB
  • 2008-present Assessor at the National Accreditation Board of Indonesia
  • 2007-present Editorial Board, Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • 2006-present Ad-hoc Reviewer for several international journals including Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and Business Process Management Journal
  • 2009-2011 Head of Master and Doctorate Program in Management Science at the School of Business and Management, ITB
  • 2010-2011 Member of Postgraduate Committee, the School of Postgraduate Study, ITB
  • March 2006-December 2009 Member of the Senate of Academic at Bandung Institute of Technology.
Togar Mangihut Simatupang