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

The Institute of Strategy and Venturing enjoys an international reputation for research and teaching excellence in its core areas.

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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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Organization Design and Leadership

The Organization Design 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

Additive Manufacturing of Slow-Moving Automotive Spare Parts: A Supply Chain Cost Assessment

Levin Ahlsell, Didar Jalal, Siavash H. Khajavi, Patrik Jonsson, Jan Holmström 2023 Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing

Can Gift-Giving Affect Team Performance?

Diego Arias Padilla, Xabier Barriola 2023 Humanistic Management Journal

The role of generative design and additive manufacturing capabilities in developing human–AI symbiosis

Elliot Bendoly, Aravind Chandrasekaran, Robert Handfield, Siavash H. Khajavi, Samuel Roscoe, Mateus do Rogo Ferreira Lima 2023 Decision Sciences

Data-induced Rationality and Unitary Spaces in Interfirm Collaboration

Katharina Cepa, Henri Schildt 2023 Organization Science

What to teach when we teach digital strategy? An exploration of the nascent field

Katharina Cepa, Henri Schildt 2023 Long Range Planning

The acceptability of implementing patient-reported measures in routine maternity care: A systematic review

An Chen, Kirsi Väyrynen, Riikka Leena Leskelä, Paulus Torkki, Seppo Heinonen, Aydin Tekay, Ganesh Acharya 2023 Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica

Crafting and Assessing Design Science Research for Entrepreneurship

Dimo Dimov, Markku Maula, A. Georges L. Romme 2023 Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice

The supply and demand balance of recyclable textiles in the Nordic countries

Iskra Dukovska-Popovska, Linea Kjellsdotter Ivert, Hafdís Jónsdóttir, Heidi Carin Dreyer, Riikka Kaipia 2023 Waste Management
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