Search for courses or information

Dr Manish Unhale

Senior Lecturer

School of Business and Law, Business and Law

Manish is an academic with rich theoretical and administrative experience at national and international levels. He has assumed various leadership roles and responsibilities, in a culturally diverse environment. He has extensive teaching experience at both under-graduate and post-graduate levels, including mature students on e-learning programme.

    I lead research in the areas of supply chain networks and collaborative practices in SMEs. This includes work with novel datasets of Indian, Chinese and UK economy, projects with local industry as well as other cross-country and cross-region comparative studies. My fieldwork experience covers manufacturing, automotive, pharmaceutical sectors. I am also looking to lead inter-disciplinary projects with finance and other areas. I have supervised various projects for MBA, MSc, BSc and BA programmes.



    I am interested in collaboration practices in SMEs.

    Most recent research

    The recent research focus is on supply chain collaborations in low volume context, with a particular emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises. The current work examined research issues of: vertical and horizontal networks, essential requirements of collaborative relationships, effectiveness of different collaborative strategies, major problems and benefits associated with collaboration. 


    • test


    Green Supply Chain Management: A Literature Metareview. Conference Paper for British Academy of Management (BAM) , Virtual Conference in The Cloud 2020, 2-4 Sept 2020



    Interests and Expertise

    Project Management

    Operations Management

    Supply Chain Management

    Business Statistics

    Quantitative Methods & Techniques

    Research Methods



    Module Leader:
    Current Modules:
    SG7236 Managing innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable international supply chains
    SG5001 Managing Sustainable Operations and Projects
    SG3033 Developing Key Numeracy Skills

    Module leadership for UG (SG5009, SG5010, SG5011) and PG (SG7004, MK748)

    SG4001 The Business & Financial Environment

    Previous Modules
    FNM116- International Business Analysis and Research
    FNM216- Strategic Management of Enterprise Risks
    SGM213- Managing Successful Projects
    SGM232- International Human Resource Management and Project Management
    SG2038- Supply Chain Management

    Dissertation Supervision for undergraduate & postgraduate students