Michael Sony

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Old Engineering Building, G31
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2465
Email Address: 
ORCID: 
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8003-5216
Qualifications: 
  1. PhD. Operations Management, Goa University, India (2016)
  2. M.Eng. Industrial Engineering, Goa University, India (2009)

Professional Registration

Associate Member of The Institution of Engineers (India) AM 128072-7

Research Focus Areas

  1. Industry 4.0
  2. Operational Excellence
  3. Interdisciplinary research

Subjects Currently Teaching

  1. AEE920 – Applied Economics for Engineers [Masters]
  2. RTM920S- Research Techniques & Methodology [Masters]
  3. QRE920S – Quality and Reliability [Masters].
  4. QEN710S- Quality Engineering [Bachelors]
  5. SSM710S- System Simulation & Modelling [Bachelors]
  6. EEC710S- Engineering Economics for Engineers [ Bachelors]

 

Brief Career Summary

1.      2019 + Sr Lecturer / DMME, NUST, Namibia

2.      2017+ Lecturer/ DMME, NUST, Namibia

3.      2010 to 2017 / PhD Research Scholar & Part time Lecturer Goa University / Engineer in Power Utility / Consultant in Industrial Engineering

4.      2008-2009 Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, India

5.      2004 + Engineer / GED, India

 

Selected Publications

  1. Sony, M., Antony, J., Douglas, J. A. (2021). Motivations, barriers, and readiness factors for Quality 4.0 implementation: an exploratory study. The TQM Journal.
  2. Sony, M., Antony, J. and Douglas, J.A. (2020), "Essential ingredients for the implementation of Quality 4.0: A narrative review of literature and future directions for research", The TQM Journal, Vol. 32 No. 4, pp. 779-793.
  3. Antony, J., Sony, M., & Gutierrez, L. (2020). An Empirical Study into the Limitations and Emerging Trends of Six Sigma: Findings from a Global Survey. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
  4. Sony, M., & Naik, S. (2020). Industry 4.0 integration with socio-technical systems theory: A systematic review and proposed theoretical model. Technology in Society, 101248.
  5. Sony, M., & Naik, S. (2020). Critical factors for the successful implementation of Industry 4.0: a review and future research direction. Production Planning & Control, 31(10), 799-815

For detail list refer google scholar profile

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jB0Zp3kAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

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