Lehrstuhl für Produktionsmanagement

 

Willkommen am Lehrstuhl für Produktionsmanagement, der seit 1993 von Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier (Ph.D. Wharton 1991) geleitet wird. Der Lehrstuhl hat folgende Forschungsschwerpunkte:

  1. Management Qualität für Industrielle Exzellenz
  2. Globales Supply Chain und R&D Management
  3. Nachhaltigkeit
  4. Operations Management-Marketing Interface: Retail & Business Analytics
  5. Operations Management-Finance Interface: Blockchain, Realoptionen, Supply Chain Finance

Der seit 1995 mit INSEAD durchgeführte Industriewettbewerb "Industrial Excellence Award Deutschland" (früher "Die Beste Fabrik") – unter der Schirmherrschaft des Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI) - findet jährlich statt. Der Fokus der 4. Edition liegt auf digitaler Geschäftsfeldstrategie. Zeitgleich bestimmen AESE Business School in Portugal, Cambridge Judge Business School in Großbritannien, Erasmus & TU Eindhoven in den Niederlanden, HEC Paris und INSEAD in Frankreich, IMD in der Schweiz, IESE in Spanien, Koç in der Türkei und SDA Bocconi in Italien weitere Landessieger. Im Herbst wird der Champion der Europäischen Industrie mit dem Industrial Excellence Award Europe ausgezeichnet (http://de.industrial-excellence-award.eu/home/).

Dem Lehrstuhl ist das Center for Collaborative Commerce angegliedert (www.whu.edu/ccc).

News

12.02.2019

Dr. Dominic Seeberger, Bain & Company, discussed Salvaging Strategies for Product Returns and the Effect of Online Customer Reviews

On February 12th, Dr. Dominic Seeberger, Case Team Leader at Bain & Company, discussed salvaging portfolios for product returns and the effect of online customer reviews on online shoppers’...

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08.02.2019

Annual Research Day with invited guests from retailer real

On February 7th and 8th, the annual research day of the department took place at WHU’s campus in Düsseldorf. Internal and external doctoral students presented and discussed their ongoing research....

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06.02.2019

Dr. Felix Röllecke discussed Pre- and Post-Purchase Strategies for Product Returns

On February 6th, Dr. Felix Röllecke, co-founder and Managing Director of vetevo.de (www.vetevo.de), discussed the hidden strategic opportunity of returns management as well as how returns policies...

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05.02.2019

SCM World announces GE Appliances and Levi Strauss as winners of the Power of the Profession Award 2019

On February 5th, the winners of SCM Worlds’ Power of the Profession Award 2019 were announced. GE Appliances won in the category ‘Talent Breakthrough of the Year’ and Levi Strauss & Co. in the...

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29.01.2019

Oliver Höllriegl, Medicon Apotheke, discussed Customer Activation & Retention Management in the Pharmacy Market

On January 29th, Oliver Höllriegl, Director at GFK in Nuremberg and co-author of an unreleased WHU case study, discussed Direct-to-Customer-Marketing (DTCM) strategies by a leading pharmacy...

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Upcoming events

Inaugural issue of Management and Business Review (MBR)
forthcoming
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Wissenschaftspreis 2019
February 20, 2019
Messe Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
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Submission Deadline ‚Industrial Excellence Award Germany‘
February 28, 2019
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4th Wharton Study Tour 2019
March 3-9, 2019
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CEIBS MBA Germany and Switzerland Module on Excellence in Manufacturing
Invited Keynote: Manufacturing Excellence in Germany
March 18, 2019
Stuttgart

NEW Springer Book „Build Your Own Blockchain: A Practical Guide to D.L.T.”
April 2019

MoreSteam's Best Practice Conference 2019
April 2-4, 2019
WHU Campus Vallendar
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4th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Retail Operations
April 9-11, 2019
Colonia de Sant Jordi, Spain

3rd College of Operational Excellence Mini-Conference
POMS 2019
May 2, 2019
Washington D.C., USA
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Ningbo Study Tour 2019
12-18 May, 2019

Department Summer BBQ
- by invitation only -
May 25, 2019

Manufacturing and Serice Operations Management Conference 2019
June 30-July 2, 2019
Singapore
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Supply Chain Thought Leaders Roundtable 2019
July 22-24, 2019
Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington, USA

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