Dr. Claudia M. Wagner received the IPSERA Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 2016 for her work on “Intuition in supplier selection – An emotional perspective of team decision making”. IPSERA, the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association, is a worldwide multi-disciplinary network of academics and practitioners dedicated to the development of knowledge concerning Purchasing and Supply Management. The Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 2016 was given to Claudia M. Wagner during the 26th of the annual IPSERA conferences.
The award committee, which consisted of professors from the United States, Finland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, judged all dissertations written at universities worldwide along the criteria of originality, rigor, and scientific and practical impact.
As a PhD candidate in the SCM Group, Claudia’s work was supervised by WHU-professor Lutz Kaufmann.