dr. (Merieke) M Stevens

dr. (Merieke) M Stevens
Associate professor Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Department of Technology and Operations Management
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
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Merieke Stevens is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the department of Technology & Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Merieke's research focuses on supply chain coordination to improve outputs--economic but also societal and environmental. She is particularly interested in how trust and digital tools can increase supply chain transparency and inclusiveness. Merieke lived in Japan for several years, where she conducted extensive on-site research in the automotive industry. She retains her automotive focus, but applies her experience to other settings such as medical teams, and infrastructure asset management. Merieke teaches, amongst others, the core course Operations Management in RSM's fulltime MBA, and received the 2014-2016 PMB Best Teacher Award. She has held visiting positions at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; the Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo; and the Management Research Center, École Polytechnique Paris. She serves on the Editoral Review Board of the Journal of Operations Management. Merieke obtained her PhD in Operations Management from the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, and is a member of Queens' College where Desiderius Erasmus studied between 1510 and 1515.

  • Merieke Stevens (2012) - Renault-Nissan Alliance: Not just a handshake - Oxford University Press
  • Merieke Stevens & T Fujimoto (2009) - Nissan: From the brink of bankruptcy - Palgrave Macmillan
  • Merieke Stevens (2008) - Foreign Influences on the Japanese Automobile Industry: The Nissan-Renault mutual learning alliance - doi: 10.1080/13602380701660947 - Routledge

  • Merieke Stevens (2017) - Administrative Science Quarterly (Journal)
  • Merieke Stevens (2016) - Organization Studies (Journal)

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master, master, master, master
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    PhD Positions in Supply Chain Management
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    Coordination & Control in Contemporary Organizations

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