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19962016

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Research interests

My research focuses on lean management (also known as the successful Toyota production system). More specifically the application of the lean management principles in a logistics environment, with special reference to process improvement and worker motivation. Based on the project 'Lean logistics, more value with people' we developed a method to train logistic service providers mastering the lean principles within there own company.

Career

2005 - to present: Lecturer (Tilburg University)

Courses:

  • International Production Management, control management game
  • Management 2
  • Organization of the Enterprise

Other activities:

  • Supervising Bachelor theses
  • Supervising Master theses
  • Coordinator Master Thesis
  • Member ICT & Onderwijsklantgroep
  • Member advisory council Integrand

2000 - 2003:Project coordinator (Agri Chain Competence Center)

Activities:

  • Acquisition, projects and program money
  • Developing communications- and PR structure
  • Organising workshops
  • EU Project Food Safe and High Quality Food Chains and Networks (www.globalfoodnetwork.org)
  • Group guide in setting up projects by East-European policy officers

1998-2003:PhD student (Wageningen University)

Activities:

  • Research managent of import relationships
  • Coordinate Colloquium Ketenbesturing under auspices by the Mansholt Institute
  • Control automation chair Business Administration

Current courses

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External positions

(L-Logic)

19 Sep 2014 → …

Keywords

  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Organisation And Management
  • Lean
  • Cultural Differences
  • Production Management

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