A paper that provides strong theoretical and practical insights into the important phenomenon of supplier involvement in new product development has won the Best Empirical Paper Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The award was announced at its annual awards session at the Academy of Management virtual meeting in August. Professor Finn Wynstra, Professor of Purchasing and Supply Management of Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University (RSM) worked with Dr Robert Suurmond and Prof. Jan Dul on Unraveling the Dimensions of Supplier Involvement and their Effects on NPD Performance: A Meta-Analysis.
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