Dissertations

Dissertations containing (soon to be) submittetd papers are "unpublished" to avoid criticism of self-plagiarism.

Dr. Tobias Mönch

Variable Takt Times in Mixed-Model Assembly Lines

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2019, 145 p.

Dr. Daniel Ringbeck

Retail Data Analytics – Personalized Online Shopping, Churn Prevention, and Dynamic Pricing

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2019, 118 p.

Dr. Thilo Scholz

Bottom-up Operations Strategy Formation

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2019, 132 p.

Dr. Verena Höllriegl

Customer Reactivation Management in the Pharmacy Market: Resource-efficient Implementation of Direct Marketing

Campaigns for Long-term Profit Maximization

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2018, 221 p.

Dr. Dmitry Smirnov

Prescriptive Analytics in Retailing

Application in Shel-Space Optimization, Labor Planning, and Retention Management

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2018, 136 p.

Dr. Dominic A. Seeberger

Profiting From Product Returns: Perspectives on Return Policies, Consumer Reviews, and Salvaging Portfolios

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2017, 130 p.

Dr. Christoph Diermann

Judgmental Demand Forecasting in Direct Sales

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2016, 156 p.

Dr. Felix Röllecke

Return Chain Management: Salvaging Returns Optimally and Influencing Customers to Shop Effectively

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2016, 168 p.

Dr. Marc Steuber

Global Production Soucing

A Benchmark Study on Manager's Strategic Decisions

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2016, 148 p.

Professor Rita Maria Difrancesco

Returns Management in Online Business: Effects of Late Returns, Restocking Fee Legislation and Multichannel Competition

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2014, 111 p.

Dr. Marius Häntsch

Strategic Capacity Planning under Risk in the Automotive Industry

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2014, 149 p.

Dr. Michael Schmälzle

Improving Promotional Demand Forecasts in Retailing

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2014, 147 p.

Professor Lima Zhao

The Interface of Operations and Finance in Global Supply Chains

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2014, 134 p.

Dr. Maik Schlickel

Strategy Deployment in Business Units: Patterns of Operations Strategy Cascading Across Global Sites in a Manufacturing Firm

Springer, 2013, 187 p.

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Professor Benoît Chevalier-Roignant

Investment under Market and Strategic Uncertainty

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2011, 127 p.

Dr. Andreas Breiter

Hedging Retail Promotions: Zero Out-of-Stock and Zero End-of-Period Coverage with Supply Options

Unpublished Dissertation, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, 2010, 201 p.

Dr. Daniela Wiehenbrauk

Collaborative Promotions: Optimizing Retail Supply Chains with Upstream Information Sharing

Springer, 2010, 153 p.

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Dr. Michaela Pfleger

Relational Supply Contracts: Optimal Concessions in Return Policies for Continuous Quality Improvements

Springer, 2010, 121 p.

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Dr. Christian Artmann

The Value of Information Updating in New Product Development

Springer, 2009, 208 p.

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Dr. Rainer Brosch

Portfolios of Real Options

Springer, 2008, 156 p.

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Dr. Rolf Hellermann

Capacity Options for Revenue Management: Theory and Applications in the Air Cargo Industry

Springer, 2006, 199 p.

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Dr. Andreas Enders

Management Competence: Resource-Based Management and Plant Performance

Springer, 2004, 204 p.

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Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler

Capacity Reservation for Capital-intensive Technologies: An Options Approach

Springer, 2003, 139 p.

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Professor Jürgen Mihm

Complexity in New Product Development: Mastering the Dynamics of Engineering Projects

Springer, 2003, 249 p.

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Dr. Andreas Cornet

Plattformkonzepte in der Automobilentwicklung

Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, 2002, 194 p.

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Dr. Rob Smith

Global Supply Chain Performance and Risk Optimization: The Value of Real Options Flexibility Demonstrated in the Global Automotive Industry

Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, 2002, 267 p.

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Dr. Stefan Mohr

Store Performance Optimization: Demand and supply side implications

Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, 2002, 277 p.

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Dr. Julia Freiheit

Smart Customers and Retail Promotions: Empirical evidence and supply chain implications

Springer, 2001, 215 p.

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Dr. Randolf Scheller

Performance of Corporate Acquisitions over the Medium Term in Germany

Springer, 1999, 316 p.

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Dr. Nils Tönshoff

Modular Machine Tools: Bundling and Pricing Strategies under Demand Uncertainty

Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, 1997, 157 p.

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Dr. Ralph Fürderer

Option and Component Bundling under Demand Risk

Springer, 1996, 145 p.

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