Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Groups

At DIEM, creating and transforming technology-based business is approached from three complementary perspectives: strategy and venturing, operations, and people.

Research Groups

TUTA Strategy and venturing

Strategy and Venturing

We are the leading Institute for research and education in strategy and venturing in Finland

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Aalto University/Logistics Research Group

Logistics Research

We have conducted research since 1990s 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 project business, and project sales and marketing.

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Healthcare Engineering and Management

Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture

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

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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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Latest publications

State ownership, political ideology, and firm performance around the world

Ruth V. Aguilera, Patricio Duran, Pursey P.M.A.R. Heugens, Steve Sauerwald, Roxana Turturea, Marc Van Essen 2021 Journal of World Business

What Can We Learn About the Concept of Meaning in Life from Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease? A Directed Content Analysis Study

Laura Dewitte, Tine Schellekens, Michael F. Steger, Frank Martela, Siebrecht Vanhooren, Mathieu Vandenbulcke, Jessie Dezutter 2021 JOURNAL OF HAPPINESS STUDIES

High-frequency forecasting for grocery point-of-sales

Chethana Dharmawardane, Ville Sillanpää, Jan Holmström 2021 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT RESEARCH

Structuring the phenomenon of procurement digitalisation

Harri Lorentz, Anna Aminoff, Riikka Kaipia, Jagjit Singh Srai 2021 International Journal of Operations and Production Management

A dual-processing view of three cognitive strategies in strategic decision making

Jukka Luoma, Frank Martela 2021 Long Range Planning

Motivating voluntary compliance to behavioural restrictions

Frank Martela, Nelli Hankonen, Richard M. Ryan, Maarten Vansteenkiste 2021 EUROPEAN REVIEW OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Blockchain-based deployment of product-centric information systems

Juri Mattila, Timo Seppälä, Pellervo Valkama, Taneli Hukkinen, Kary Främling, Jan Holmström 2021 Computers in Industry

Estimating firm digitalization

Tomasz Mucha, Timo Seppälä 2021 MethodsX

Effectiveness of value calculators in B2B sales work – Challenges at the sales-call level

Essi Pöyry, Petri Parvinen, Jonas Martens 2021 Journal of Business Research

Kitting Logistics Solution for Improving On-Site Work Performance in Construction Projects

Müge Tetik, Antti Peltokorpi, Olli Seppänen, Mikko Leväniemi, Jan Holmström 2021 JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT: ASCE
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