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Harri Lorentz
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Areas of expertise
international supply chain management
sourcing and SCM capabilities
 
Contact
Email: harri.lorentz(a)utu.fi
Tel.: +358 2 333 9354 / +358 50 502 7087
 
 
 
 
 
 

Biography

Harri Lorentz, D.Sc. (2009, Econ. & Bus. Adm.) is acting professor of purchasing and supply management in the Operations & Supply Chain Management programme of Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, Finland. His research interests are concentrated on international sourcing and SCM, sourcing and SCM capabilities, system dynamics, as well as emerging markets. He has been affiliated with the University of Cambridge and Manchester Business School as a visiting researcher, and has business experience from food export operations. Dr. Lorentz has also contributed in World Bank led trade and transport facilitation projects in the CIS countries. His research has been published, for example, in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Industrial Marketing Management.

Academic Background

D.Sc. in Econ. & Bus. Adm.(2009), Turku School of Economics, Finland

Selected Publications

Lorentz, H. – Töyli, J. – Solakivi, T. – Ojala, L. (2013), Priorities and determinants for supply chain management skills development in manufacturing firms, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, forthcoming.

Lorentz, H. – Töyli, J. – Solakivi, T. – Hälinen, H.-M. – Ojala, L. (2012), Effects of geographic dispersion on intra-firm supply chain performance, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 611-626.

Lorentz, H. – Lounela J. (2011) Retailer supply chain capability assessment in Russia, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Vol. 39, No. 9, 682-701.

Lorentz, H. – Ghauri, P.N. (2010) Demand supply network opportunity development processes in emerging markets: positioning for strategy realization in Russia, Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 39, No.2, 240-251.

Lorentz, H. – Wong, C.Y. – Hilmola, O.-P. (2007) Emerging Distribution Systems in Central and Eastern Europe: Implications from Two Case Studies, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 37, No. 8, 670-697.

Grants and Awards

Emerald/BMDA Borderless Management Research Award 2007
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