Kari Tanskanen

Professori
Professori
T307 Dept. Industrial Engineering and Management

Dr. Kari Tanskanen is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University School of Science, Finland. His current research interests include supply chain integration, management of strategic buyer-supplier relations, and supply management. His previous work has focused, among others, on e-business logistics, vendor managed inventory, and logistics services.

He has supervised 15 doctoral theses and over 200 masters’ theses, and he has been responsible director of over 10 large research projects (0,5 – 1,5 million Euros) with more than 100 Finnish firms from different industries. He has published his research in for example, Research Policy, International Journal of Production and Operations Management, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, and Production Planning and Control.

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Contact information

Phone number
+358505508008

Areas of expertise

Supply Chain Management, Purchasing and supply management, External resource management, Logistics, Buyer-supplier relationships

Honors and awards

Best paper award in Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2003 Institute of Logistics and Transport, England

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2003

TEKESin Elektronisen liiketoiminnan logistiikka (ELO) teknologiaohjelman parhaan projektin palkinto: Elocore-projekti, Logistiikan tutkimusryhmä, BIT Tutkimuskeskus, TKK TEKES, Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2006

Palkinto vuoden 2004 parhaasta artikkelista: Jaana Auramo; Kari Tanskanen; Johanna Småros "Increasing operational efficiency through improved customer service: Process maintenance case" Intenational Journal of Logistics, USA

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2005

Burbidge-palkinto parhaasta esityksestä APMS 2005 Conference, Rockville, MD., USA, September 19-21, 2005. Kirsi Eloranta; Jaana Auramo; Kari Tanskanen "The effect of www systems in distributed engineering projects - competitiveadvantagethroughnetwork , USA

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2005

Publications

Acquisition of supply market intelligence – An information processing perspective

Harri Lorentz, Anna Aminoff, Riikka Kaipia, Matti Pihlajamaa, Jesse Ehtamo, Kari Tanskanen 2020 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

Agile planning: Avoiding disaster in the grocery supply chain during COVID-19 crisis

Lauri Saarinen, Lauri Loikkanen, Kari Tanskanen, Riikka Kaipia, Susanna Takkunen, Jan Holmström 2020

Unveiling the intellectual structure and evolution of external resource management research

Johanna Bragge, Katri Kauppi, Tuomas Ahola, Anna Aminoff, Riikka Kaipia, Kari Tanskanen 2019 Journal of Business Research

Attention-based view on achieving ambidexterity in purchasing and supply management

Harri Lorentz, Sini Laari, Janne Engblom, Kari Tanskanen 2019 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

How to stimulate supplier innovation?

Matti Pihlajamaa, Riikka Kaipia, Anna Aminoff, Kari Tanskanen 2019 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

Can supplier innovations substitute for internal R&D? A multiple case study from an absorptive capacity perspective

Matti Pihlajamaa, Riikka Kaipia, Julius Säilä, Kari Tanskanen 2017 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management

Towards evidence-based management of external resources

Kari Tanskanen, Tuomas Ahola, Anna Aminoff, Johanna Bragge, Riikka Kaipia, Katri Kauppi 2017 Research Policy

Linking service quality to B2B service repurchase intentions

Wenting Zou, Saara Brax, Mervi Vuori, Risto Rajala, Kari Tanskanen, Esa Viitamo 2016 Annual Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group Conference

Supply management capabilities in open innovation – Overcoming the lack of internal R&D resources

Matti Pihlajamaa, Julius Säilä, Riikka Kaipia, Kari Tanskanen 2016

Developing Superior Knowledge Of Supply Markets

Harri Lorentz, Riikka Kaipia, Matti Pihlajamaa, Anna Aminoff, Kari Tanskanen 2016