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.

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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

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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Cooperation Published:

AScI internship program sees record number of applications

As it enters it’s 9th year, the AScI internship programme is celebrating receiving over 1,000 applications for a single recruitment round
Doctoral hats, 2016
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Dissertation Awards in the School of Science in 2020

Every year, Aalto University rewards the top 10% of the doctoral dissertations with an Aalto University Dissertation Award
Emilia Lahti archives
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Journal awards Emilia Lahti's sisu study as article of the year

Other parts of Emilia Lahti's dissertation examine sisu from the angles of ultra-running and systems intelligence. The hybrid-type doctoral thesis is in its final stretch.
Students
Campus Published:

School of Science announced 2021 equality implementation plan, and funds new diversity and inclusivity projects

The three community led projects will facilitate discussions about inclusivity, and increase representation of a more diverse range of people in science teaching and research

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.

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
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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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highlights

To see the monthly highligths of the department, follow the link here

  • JUFO 2-3 publications, dissertations, and awards,
  • achievements in societal impact,
  • new projects and funding decisions,
  • other major events and achievements.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

Coded Bias: Unmasking the Abuses of Face Recognition Technologies in Society

Film screening and panel discussion with the director

Where to find us

Maarintie 8

(previously TUAS building) Maarintie 8, Espoo.

Maarintie 8

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