Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

We conduct world-class research and education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business.

Kuva: Unto Rautio

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

Our mission is to provide valuable new knowledge on design, management, and development of products, services, processes and supply chains.

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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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Research Groups

News

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Engaging the social and political in designing technologies

Nitin Sawhney explores the role of human-centered research and design, beyond the traditional boundaries of computer science, in transforming civic action.
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Honoured Published:

Best strategy thesis awards to Industrial Engineering and Management students

Student Susanna Tamminen was the winner and Lasse Mäki came second in the annual thesis awards contest of The Strategic Management Society of Finland.
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Research & Art Published:

Meet our newest Academy of Finland Fellows

Our researchers who have been awarded Academy of Finland Fellowships tell us about what their projects will investigate
Lähikuva pinseteistä, jonka päässä nanoselluloosakalvoa, ja tutkijalla turkoosit hansikkaat
Honoured, Research & Art, University Published:

Nine new Academy Research Fellows and 18 Postdoctoral Researchers

The research posts funded by the Academy of Finland strengthen the university's research by 8.6 million euros.

Studies in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

DIEM students

Bachelor's and Master’s studies

We combine classical industrial engineering, which emphasizes understanding and developing operational processes and complex systems, with a focus on strategic and entrepreneurial leadership.

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Doctoral studies at the department

The deparment's research focus areas on strategy and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership offer our doctoral students a wide selection of research opportunities, paradigms and methodology for their dissertation research.

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Events

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Lectures and seminars (recurring)

"Manipulaation perusteet informaatioverkostoissa"

How to prepare yourself for an information war? Aalto University offers a lecture series on the lighter and darker sides of information manipulation. Even though this is a Finnish course, some of the lectures will be held in English.

Where to find us

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

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