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

Elevating Business Models to the Ecosystem Level: Evidence from Web3 and Beyond

Annika Bengts, Ville Eloranta, Esko Hakanen, Taija Turunen, Valeska Tullney 2024

Explorative Study on the Utilization of Patient Pathways in Finnish Public Healthcare

Amanda Eklund, Märt Vesinurm, Paulus Torkki 2024 Proceedings of the 57th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

The virtuous cycle of prosocial behaviour and perceived prosocial impact in organizations : a longitudinal three-wave study

Marcos Gómez, Álvaro Espejo, Frank Martela, Catalina Bastías, Diego Bravo, Wencesalo Unanue 2024 European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

Interpersonal mattering and the experience of meaning in life

Devin Guthrie, Joe Maffly-Kipp, Chase Gause, Jinhyung Kim, Frank Martela, Joshua A. Hicks 2024 JOURNAL OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Lessons Learned from Frontier Entrepreneurship Education in North Korea

Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä 2024 Science & Diplomacy

Pitfalls and Opportunities of the Therapist’s Metacommunication : A Self-determination Perspective

Édua Holmström, Virpi Liisa Kykyri, Frank Martela 2024 Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

Machine Learning Applications for Smart Building Energy Utilization: A Survey

Matti Huotari, Kary Främling, Avleen Malhi 2024 Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering

Temporal Relation Between Myocardial Infarction and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation : Results from a Nationwide Registry Study

Elin Karlsson, Tuomas Kiviniemi, Olli Halminen, Ossi Lehtonen, Konsta Teppo, Jari Haukka, Pirjo Mustonen, Jukka Putaala, Miika Linna, Juha Hartikainen, K. E. Juhani Airaksinen, Mika Lehto 2024 American Journal of Cardiology

Which Predicts Longevity Better : Satisfaction With Life or Purpose in Life?

Frank Martela, Elmeri Laitinen, Christian Hakulinen 2024 Psychology and Aging
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