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 buyer-supplier relationship dynamics. She is particularly interested in cooperation between organizations to enhance innovation; the role of digital tools in supply chain management; and advantages and disadvantages of trust in supply chains.
Merieke lived in Japan for several years, where she did extensive on-site research in the automotive industry. She retains her automotive focus, but applies this experience to other topics such as the role of medical device suppliers in providing complex care.