Tim Coltman

Current Positions:

Tim Coltman is a Professor in the School of Management, Operations, and Marketing.


Tim is a Professor at the University of Wollongong. He has a PhD in strategic management from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and is currently engaged in pioneer supply chain management research where he has raised over $4.6 million in supported research from the ARC and companies such as DHL, BlueScope Steel and Ports Australia. Tim has published in leading journals such as J. of Operations Management, California Management Review, J. of Business Research, J. of Information Technology, Interfaces, J. of Supply Chain Management, J. of Business Logistics, J. of Strategic Information Systems and European J. of Information Systems. Previously, he has completed research projects for organizations such as the DHL, BlueScope Steel, Port Kembla Port Corporation, SAS Institute, SAP, Fairfax Business Research, Kimberly Clark and MIS magazine. Tim has more than 15 years experience in industry, having worked as a senior project manager within private consultancy, government and higher education.

Research Interests:

Tim's research interests are Business Strategy & Performance, Innovation Management, Supply Chain Management, Technology Alignment.

Research Students

  • Ralph Pain : By hook or by crook: towards an objective-oriented approach for sustaining competitive performance