Doctoral Program

Research Award for Dr. Jörg R. Rottenburger

Dr. Jörg R. Rottenburger received the 2019 Research Award of the BME for his work on deception in business negotiations.

The award for the best dissertation is presented annually by the German Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement, and Logistics (BME) since 1988 and comes with a cash prize of €7,000. The 2019 award was given to Jörg during the 12th BME Supply Management symposium in Mannheim.

The BME has almost 10,000 individual and cor­porate members - from small businesses to large companies. The purcha­sing volume of its members adds up to €1.25 trillion, or more than one third of Germany’s GDP.

Jörg R. Rottenburger wrote his dissertation during his time as a research assistant at the chair of Professor Lutz Kaufmann. His second supervisor was Professor Christian Schlereth. It was the third time that a doctoral student from the team of Professor Lutz Kaufmann won this prestigious national research award for doctoral dissertations.