prof.dr. J.Y.F. (Finn) Wynstra

Full Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Fellow ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 2003

Finn Wynstra is a Professor of Purchasing and Supply Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Netherlands) and a fellow of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). From 2004 until 2019, he has held an Endowed Chair sponsored by the Dutch Association for Purchasing Management (NEVI).

His research focuses on purchasing and supply management, in particular the interplay of supply and innovation processes, and buyer-supplier relations in business service contexts.

His work has appeared in various journals spanning different disciplines, including Journal of Operations Management; International Journal of Research in Marketing; Journal of Product Innovation Management; and Accounting, Organizations & Society. He also co-authored two textbooks: ‘Buying Business Services’ and ‘Developing Sourcing Capabilities’ (both at Wiley).

Finn is involved in developing and teaching courses for bachelor, masters, PhD, MBA and executive programmes in the Netherlands and abroad. He acts as Associate Editor for the Journal of Operations Management, serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management and the Journal Supply Chain Management, and is a past Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management. In 2013, he received the Hans Ovelgönne Award from the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM), for his scientific contribution to the development of the field, among others as chair of the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA). Administrative positions have included those of Director of Doctoral Education and Associate Director at the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), and chair of the Erasmus University taskforce on scientific integrity.

Finn Wynstra received a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands) and a Licentiate degree from Uppsala University (Sweden). Prior to joining RSM Erasmus University, he worked at Eindhoven University of Technology and Jönköping International Business School (Sweden), and held visiting appointments at universities in Germany, Sweden, the UK and the US. Currently (2018-2020), he is a visiting professor at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden).

  • R. Suurmond, J.Y.F. Wynstra & J. Dul (2020). Unraveling the dimensions of supplier involvement and their effects on NPD performance: a meta-analysis. The Journal of Supply Chain Management, (in press).
  • R. Suurmond, J.Y.F. Wynstra & J. Dul (2019). The sense and non-sense of (early) supplier involvement in NPD: a meta-analysis. In Proceedings of the 27th IPSERA Annual Meeting
  • K. Dittrich, F.P.H. Jaspers & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Ed.). (2005). Dealing with Dualities. Proceedings of the 21st IMP Conference. Rotterdam: RSM Erasmus University
  • B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Developing Sourcing Capabilities: Creating Strategic Change in Purchasing and Supply Management. Chichester: Wiley
  • B. Axelsson & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2002). Buying Business Services. Chichester: Wiley
  • L.E. Gadde & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2017). Purchasing and Supply Management: On Strategic Roles and Supplier Interfaces. In H. Håkansson & I. Snehota (Eds.), No Business is an Island: Making Sense of the Interactive Business World (pp. 67-86). Bingley: Emerald Insight doi: 10.1108/978-1-78714-549-820171004
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra (2016). Past, Present and Future Trends of Purchasing and Supply Management: An Extensive Literature Review - A Review and Outlook. In E. Bartezzaghi, R. Cagliano & F. Caniato (Eds.), A Journey through Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy Research: A Tribute to Professor Gianluca Spina (pp. 199-228). Berlin: Springer doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-31104-3_8
  • W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2011). Lessons in Procuring Complex Services. In N. Caldwell & M. Howard (Eds.), Procuring Complex Performance: Studies of Innovation in Product-Service Management (pp. 217-231). New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis
  • W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2008). Building propositions about the kind of company representatives involved in communication with providers of business services. In T. Hak & J. Dul (Eds.), Case Study Methodology in Business Research (pp. 179-207). Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra & C.A.M. Hurkens (2005). Total cost and total value of ownership. In M. Essig (Ed.), Perspektive des Supply Management (pp. 463-482). Heidelberg: Springer
  • B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Synthesis and reflections. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 325-330). Chichester: Wiley
  • B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Supporting change through performance measurement. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 189-214). Chichester: Wiley
  • B. Axelsson, P. Bouwmans, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Developing and managing knowledge and competencies. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 135-168). Chichester: Wiley
  • F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Organizing for strategic sourcing. In B. Axelsson, F. Rozemeijer & F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 87-106). Chichester: Wiley
  • A. Dubois & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Developing the supply base by changing supplier relations. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 61-86). Chichester: Wiley
  • B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Exploring change issues in strategic sourcing. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilties (pp. 15-32). Chichester: Wiley
  • B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). The case for change. In B. Axelsson, F.A. Rozemeijer & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.), Developing Sourcing Capabilities (pp. 3-14). Chichester: Wiley
  • C. Harland, T. Johnsen, J. Zheng, R.C. Lamming & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2005). Networking activities in supply networks. In M. Essig (Ed.), Perspektiven des Supply Management (pp. 151-184). Heidelberg: Springer
  • W. van der Valk, J.Y.F. Wynstra & B. Axelsson (2005). Interaction Patterns in Purchasing Business Services: A literature review. In A. Ancarani & M. Raffa (Eds.), Sourcing Decision Management (pp. 87-100). Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane S.p.A.
  • M.J.F. Wouters, J.Y.F. Wynstra & J.C. Anderson (2002). What gets measured, gets done ? but how do the measurements get done? In J. Telgen (Ed.), Proceedings 11th International Annual IPSERA Conference (pp. 749-762). Enschede NL: IPSERA
  • F. Van Echtelt, J.Y.F. Wynstra & A.J. Van Weele (2002). Managing Supplier Integration into Product Development: Understanding the critical processes for successful supplier involvement. In J. Telgen (Ed.), Proceedings 11th International Annual IPSERA Conference (pp. 194-211). Enschede NL: IPSERA
  • F. Von Corswant & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2002). In Chains? Automotive suppliers and their product development activities. In R. Spencer (Ed.), Conference proceedings 18th Annual IMP Conference (CD ROM). Dijon F: IMP / Dijon-Burgundy Graduate School of Management
  • F. Van Echtelt, M. Melens & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2002). Return to the Supplier Involvement Portfolio: an evaluation of the effectiveness of a portfolio approach for managing supplier involvement in product development. In J. Telgen (Ed.), Proceedings 11th International Annual IPSERA Conference (handout at conference). Enschede NL: IPSERA
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra (Ed.). (2015). Prestatiecontracten in dienstentriades: sturen op resultaat vanaf de zijlijn. Zoetermeer: NEVI
  • E.M. van Raaij & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2014). Problem-solving in healthcare services procurement. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 20 (4), 5-7.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra (2012, maart 1). Prestatiecontractering in driehoeksrelaties. Deal!, pp. 28-30.
  • M.A. Ates, J. Bloemhof, E.M. van Raaij & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2012). Proactive environmental strategies pay off. RSM Insight, 9 (1), 12-13.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra & J.C. Anderson (2011). Purchasing superior-value offerings effectively and successfully. RSM Insight, 7 (3), 12-14.
  • J. Bonants, J.Y.F. Wynstra & F. Verbeeten (2010, juni 1). Paymont on account. CPO Agenda, pp. 54-57.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra (2006). Inkoop, leveranciers en innovatie: van VOC tot Space Shuttle. In H.J. van den Hoogen & S. Santema (Eds.), Van inkoop naar ondernemen (pp. 117-`38). Zoetermeer: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Inkoopmanagement
  • W. van der Valk, J.Y.F. Wynstra & B. Axelsson (2006). Strategische segmentatie bij de inkoop van zakelijke diensten. In H.J. van den Hoogen, S. Santema & S. Santema (Eds.), Van inkoop naar ondernemen (pp. 69-92). Zoetermeer: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Inkoopmanagement
  • W. van der Valk, J.Y.F. Wynstra & B. Axelsson (2006). Strategische Segmentatie bij de Inkoop van Zakelijke Diensten. In S.C..Santema H.J. van den Hoogen (Ed.), Van Inkoop naar Ondernemen (pp. 69-92). Zoetermeer: NEVI
  • C.A.M. Hurkens, J.Y.F. Wynstra & W. van der Valk (2004). Total Cost and Total Value of Ownership. In S.C. Santema (Ed.), Inkoop voorbij 2004 (pp. 77-82). NEVI
  • F. Van Echtelt, W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2003). Samenwerking bij productontwikkeling: een instrument voor zelfdiagnose. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 19 (12), 37-40.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra & F. Van Echtelt (2003). Drivers and enablers for supplier involvement in product development. In R. Boutellier & S.M. Wagner (Eds.), Der Einkauf in schwierigen Zeiten - Resultate zahlen (Schriftenreihe zur Materialwirtschaft, Band 13) (pp. 17-74). Aarau: SVME
  • F. Claessen, E. Spoelder & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2003). Leveranciers redelijk tevreden over Siemens VDO Automotive. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, 42-45.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra & B. Vos (2003). Internationaal aanbod van academisch onderwijs in inkoop en leveranciersmanagement. In Handboek Internationaal Inkopen (pp. A3310-1-A3310-16). Deventer: Kluwer
  • F. Van Echtelt, W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2003, december 1). Samenwerking bij productontwikkeling. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, pp. 33-37.
  • S. Mestrom, P. Van Kol & J.Y.F. Wynstra Milieugerichte inkoop bij DAF Trucks. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, pp. 27-29.
  • M. Melens, H. Sparidans, J.Y.F. Wynstra & W. Van Vuuren Geintegreerde toolbox voor leveranciersmanagement bij productontwikkeling. Tijdschrift voor Inkoop en Logistiek, pp. 31-35.
  • J.Y.F. Wynstra (1997). Meten is nog geen weten: De toegevoegde waarde van leveranciersbetrokkenheid bij productinnovatie. Tijdschrift voor Bedrijfsadministratie, 101 (1207), 330-336.
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Mahmut Ozdemir
  • Time frame: 2006 - 2011
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Wendy van der Valk
  • Time frame: 2003 - 2007
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Melek Akin Ates
  • Time frame: 2008 - 2014
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Anna Nikulina
  • Time frame: 2016 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Vikrant Sihag
  • Time frame: 2013 - 2019
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Fanny Chen
  • Time frame: 2020 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Linh Nguyen
  • Time frame: 2020 -

Editorial positions (6)

  • Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

    Member Editorial-Advisory Board

  • Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

    Editor in Chief

  • Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing

    Member Editorial Review Board

  • Journal of Operations Management

    Member Editorial Review Board

  • Journal of Operations Management

    Associate Editor

  • Supply Chain Management

    Member Editorial-Advisory Board

Side positions

  • Stichting Stadspodium (Stadgehoorzaal Vlaardingen)

    Penningmeester/Treasurer

Past
  • IFPSM/IPSERA Summer School: Theories for Purchasing and Supply Management Research (2019/2020)
2021
April
28
Other
As: Coordinator
2020
January
17
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2019
December
09
2019
December
04
2014
November
20
Research Seminar
As: Speaker, Coordinator, Contact
2014
November
04
Research Seminar
As: Speaker, Contact, Coordinator
2013
December
04
Institute Event
As: Coordinator
2012
May
21
2011
December
02
2011
February
15
2011
February
01
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2009
June
10
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2008
June
18
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2007
October
31
2006
April
19
2006
February
17
Inaugural Address
As: Coordinator, Speaker

Address

Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T09-15
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands