Jul 022014
<!--:en-->Participants of the Global Executive Master in Operations & SCM overcome the third residential module <!--:-->

Desirée Knoppen Operations Management and Information Systems Department From June 18-21 EADA has hosted the third residential module of GEMOS (Global Executive Master in Operations & SCM). The courses focussed this time on service operations management, project management, and capacity/queue management, as well as on further development of leadership skills. Learning by doing and more […]

Sep 092013
<!--:en-->Purchasing: bridging the gap between strategic intentions and tactical realities<!--:-->

Desirée Knoppen Operations Management and Information Systems Department Companies increasingly depend upon resources from outside the firm. Successful companies view purchasing as a strategic function that buys these external resources and manages the associated supplier relationships with a pro-active and long-term perspective. In that sense, purchasing has evolved from a clerical function to an increasingly […]

Mar 082013

In my blogs I talk about my professional passions: supply chain & the logistics world, managers & management, training & teaching and business simulations & experiential learning. I like to look forward, that’s why the blog is titled “ADELANTE!”, and I hope the reader will find something of interest in them, be it a new fact, a new way of looking or, even better, a new inspiration. (Ed Weenk)En mis blogs hablo de mis pasiones profesionales: la supply chain & el mundo logístico, managers & management, formación & la docencia y simulaciones de negocio & el experiential learning (aprender haciendo). Me gusta mirar hacia delante, por eso el blog se llama así: “¡ADELANTE!”. Espero que el lector encuentre algo de interés en ello, sea algún hecho nuevo, una nueva manera de mirar o, mejor todavía, una nueva inspiración. (Ed Weenk)