Scott McDonald

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School: The Business School
Department: Business Innovation
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID: 0000-0002-7811-7300

Scott has been teaching/coordinating courses in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management as well as Tourism and Hospitality Management programs since 2016. Prior to joining RMIT, Scott was Assistant to the President, Head of Extra-Curricular Activities, as well as taught Business Studies, English, and Science to high school students at Vietnam Australia International School since 2011.

  • Ph.D. from Nottingham Business School
  • DBA from Horizons University
  • MSc from U of Hertfordshire
  • MBA/BBA from Trinity College

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management

Learning & Teaching, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, and Communications (soft skills).

Cluster alignment: Scholarship of Learning in Higher Education and Organisations, Logistics & Supply Chain, Skills Development, Upskilling the Workforce, and Communications.

  • Duong, A., Pham, T., Truong Quang, H., Hoang, G., McDonald, S., Hoang, H. and Pham, T., (2023). Ripple effect of disruptions on performance in supply chains: an empirical study. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
  • McDonald, S. (2023). China Belt and Road Initiative. In: Clarke, S.J. (eds) Contemporary Strategic Chinese American Business Negotiations and Market Entry. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.
  • Nguyen, H.M., McDonald, S., Au, B., Akbari, M. (2022). Benefits, Drawbacks, and Future Directions of Lean on the Fashion and Textile Industry. In: Nayak, R. (eds) Lean Supply Chain Management in Fashion and Textile Industry. Textile Science and Clothing Technology. Springer, Singapore.
  • Nguyen, Q. T., Coventry, L., McDonald, S., & Rametse, N. (2021). Ethnic Women in Son La Province, Northern Vietnam: The Entrepreneurial Landscape. Asia-Pacific Social Science Review, 21(1).
  • McDonald, S. D., Hung, N. M., & Akbari, M. (2020). Transportation and Logistics for a Sustainable Fashion Sector. In Supply Chain Management and Logistics in the Global Fashion Sector (pp. 159-182). Routledge.
  • Bouilheres, F., McDonald, S., Nkhoma, C., & Jandug-Montera, L. (2020). Defining student learning experience through blended learning. Education and Information Technologies, 1-21.
  • Huynh, M.Q., Walsh, N. & McDonald, S.D. (2019). A Broader Look at a Student Newspaper under Disruptive Changes. In InSITE 2019: Informing Science+ IT Education Conferences: Jerusalem (pp. 335-350).
  • Pham, H. C., Nguyen, T. T., McDonald, S., & Tran-Kieu, N. Q. (2019). Information Sharing in Logistics Firms: An Exploratory Study of the Vietnamese Logistics Sector. The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, 35(2), 87-95.
  • Kim, E., & McDonald, S. (2018). Development of the Food Safety Labeling Technique for Applied Business in the Vietnamese Retail Food Industry. Innovare Journal of Food Science, 6(2).
  • Kim, E., & McDonald, S. (2018). Food Safety Labelling Management in the Green Supply Chain Management: A Direct Observational Study in the Vietnamese Retail Food Sector. Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 16(3), 95-108.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 13, 79-96.
  • McDonald, S. D. (2017). Enhanced Critical Thinking Skills through Problem-Solving Games in Secondary Schools.

  • RMIT Internal ECR Grant - $3000 – 2018
  • RMIT Internal ECR Grant - $3000 – 2019
  • RMIT L&T Grant - $3000 – 2019

  • 2 Ph.D. candidates since 2016
  • Not currently supervising

  • 2020 RMIT Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning – Excellence in Learning & Teaching

  • 2018–Present: Logistics Consultant for EMI Asia Limited. Site selection, building construction and facility installations, machinery importations, government regulation processing, and other consultations as needed

  • 2016-Present – RMIT University – Lecturer/Coordinator
  • 2011-2016 – VAS International School – Assistant to the President, Head of ECA, and Teacher
  • 2004-2011 – Express Manufacturing - Project Manager
  • 1999-2004 – Alsius Corp. - Materials Manager/Purchasing Manager