Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

We conduct world-class research and provide impactful education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business. Our long-standing technological, economic and organisational knowledge is rooted in close collaboration with industry.

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Research

Our research focuses on creating new scientific knowledge for establishing new businesses and technology-driven transformation of large and small firms, and of entire industries. Tying together theory-driven and problem-oriented research is our basis for educating future managers, entrepreneurs, professionals, and scientists able to meet global challenges in technology-based business.

The main approaches in our research are strategy and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership.

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Strategy and Venturing

We focus on central issues in strategy, venturing, and their intersection. Our research on strategy includes strategy process research focusing on intra-firm processes, decision-making, cognition, and emotions that influence strategy processes and their outcomes.

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Operations and Service Management

We provide valuable new knowledge on design, management, and development of products, services, processes and supply chains.

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Entrepreneurial leadership

We focus on entrepreneurial leadership in technology-based business taking in multiple perspectives on technology entrepreneurship, from self-managed businesses to corporate entrepreneurship.

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Creating and transforming technology-based business

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Research Groups

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Institute of Strategy and Venturing

The Institute of Strategy and Venturing is the leading institute for research and education in strategy and venturing in Finland.

SimLab research group

SimLab

SimLab is a multidisciplinary research group founded in 1998 and led by Professor Riitta Smeds. SimLab's research focuses on co-creation, management and facilitation of collaboration processes in networked business.

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Logistics Research Group

Logistics Research Group has conducted since 1990s research on, among other things, e-commerce, e-grocery logistics, supply chain management, technologies on product-centric material flow management, manufacturing operations control, and sourcing.

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Service Engineering and Management

The Service Engineering and Management (SEM) group investigates services and service operations in inter-organizational service systems. Services have become a salient focus of economic and industrial activity and the body of scientific knowledge on services is growing rapidly. The SEM research group combines multidisciplinary knowledge to conducting multi-method research on services.

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Project Business

The PB research group examines projects in their wider business contexts, beyond traditional single project management. Research topics include, among others, the management of global projects, strategic and result-oriented project management, portfolio and stakeholder management and performance measurement in roject business, and project sales and marketing.

Healthcare Engineering and Management

Healthcare Engineering and Management

Healthcare Engineering and Management (HEMA) is a research group that concentrates on the production of health services and their development.

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Work Psychology and Leadership

The Work Psychology and Leadership group investigates leadership and human activities in operative organizations, their development and change management.

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Virtual and Mobile Work

The VmWork group examines dispersed and mobile work in its contexts by analyzing and modeling it.

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Human Capital and Leadership

The Human Capital and Leadership group conducts research and contributes to teaching area of knowledge and competence management, with a special interest in knowledge-intensive businesses.

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Maarintie 8

Formerly TUAS building. Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-20.00.

Maarintie 8 at Aalto University campus