Two finalists for the AOM 2014 Chan Hahn Best Paper Award

The paper by dr. Melek Akin Ates, dr. Erik van Raaij, and prof. dr. Finn Wynstra, titled “The Impact of Purchasing Strategy-Structure (Mis)fit on Purchasing Cost and Innovation Performance” has been announced as one of the finalists for the Operations Management (OM) Division’s Chan Hahn Best Paper Award at the 74th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management (AOM) .

Another paper by the former external PhD student of prof. dr. Finn Wynstra, Kai Förstl (currently Assistant Professor at EBS Business School), has also been announced as a finalist. The title of this paper is “Why and how industrial suppliers integrate upstream supply chain management and downstream marketing”.

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