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Since 1989 Arjan van Weele holds the (parttime) NEVI-Chair of Purchasing and Supply Management, at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS). He acts as an boardroom consultant to many large companies on procurement strategy and governance issues. He also acts as Supervisory Board Member for a few companies and organizations. He worked for many years in education and research programs at Eindhoven University of Technology (1979-1982)(1989-present) and Nyenrode University (1982-1989). Is/was related as visiting professor to several (international) management development programs, such as TIAS-Nimbas School of Management, (The Netherlands), Vlerick Gent Leuven School of Management (Belgium), University of Stuttgart (Germany), and European Institute of Purchasing Management (France). Over the last 15 years he has published over 200 articles and 15 books on purchasing and supply management, including ‘Revolution in Purchasing’ (with Frank Rozemeijer (1996)) and the best selling textbooks ‘Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief’ (Kluwer, Netherlands (1988-2010)) and ‘Purchasing and Supply Chain Management’ (Cengage Learning, London, (1995-2014)). The latter book has also been published in Chinese, Norwegian, Swedish and German (planned for 2015). Based upon his extensive research and publications he qualified as a senior research fellow of BETA, the accredited research school of Eindhoven University of Technology and Twente University. He is member of the Editorial Board the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management and member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Supply Chain Management (USA). Holds an MBA degree from Interfaculteit Bedrijfskunde at Delft (1978). Obtained his PhD at Eindhoven University of Technology (1984) on ‘Purchasing Control: Performance Measurement of the Industrial Purchasing Function'. Finally he acts as member of the Supervisory Board of INKA BV (buying consortium for installation sector) and Buurtzorg Nederland (elderly care). From 2003-2011 he acted as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ITC's (Geneva) global Modular Learning System on Supply Chain Management. This modular learning program was since 2003 rolled out in 61 countries through 121 partner institutes leading to over 6000 obtaining certificates and exams in the field. His academic trackrecord includes publications in refereed journals as Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, R&D Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Industrial Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, European Management Journal and The Journal of International Management. In 2003 he received the Hans Ovelgönne Award from the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) for his outstanding academic contribution in the area of purchasing and supply management. In 2010 he received the NIMA Award from NIMA (Norwegian Purchasing Association) for his outstanding contribution to the field. In 2003 he was elected ‘Best Professor of the Year’ by the students of the International Purchasing and Supply Management MBA-program, as organised by the European Institute for Purchasing Management (EIPM) at Geneva. His course on 'Purchasing and Supplier Management' many times won the Industria Best Program Award, a prize for the course that was best appreciated by the students of the School of Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology. From 2003-2008 he was the academic director of the NEVI3 Strategic Sourcing Master Class (NEVI) and the International Purchasing Presidents' Strategic Dialogue Program (Purspective)(2004). He currently acts as academic director of the International Contracting program for the offshore industry at TIAS Nimbas Business School, Tilburg. More informantion can be obtained through: www.arjanvanweele.com.

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Purchasing Business & Economics
Suppliers Business & Economics
Innovation Business & Economics
Supply chain Business & Economics
Sourcing Business & Economics
Performance-based contracting Business & Economics
Interorganizational relationships Business & Economics
Specificity Business & Economics

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Research Output 1980 2019

27 Downloads (Pure)
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Personnel
Managers
Formalization
Expert knowledge
Contingency
Specificity
Information asymmetry
Rail
Infrastructure projects
Social identification

Inkopen is een vak ... of toch niet ?

van Weele, A. J., 30 Nov 2018, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportInaugural speechAcademic

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Mission impossible: how to make early supplier involvement work in new product development?

van Weele, A. J., 29 Apr 2018, Innovation and Supply Chain Management: Relationship, Collaboration and Strategies. Moreira, A. C., Ferreira, L. M. D. F. & Zimmermann, R. A. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 141-162 22 p. (Contributions to Management Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Product development
Innovation
Human engineering
Marketing
Early supplier involvement
1 Citation (Scopus)

The effects of purchasing proactivity on value creation and supply risk reduction in sourcing projects: implications for marketers’ capabilities

Van Poucke, E., Matthyssens, P., van Weele, A. & Van Bockhaven, W., 11 Dec 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Industrial Marketing Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Proactivity
Supply risk
Value creation
Risk reduction
Purchasing

Prizes

Best academic paper 2014 Academy of Management Meeting (AOM). Entitled Fostering incremental and radical innovation through performance-based contracting in inter-organizational relationships

Arjan van Weele (Recipient), 1 Aug 2014

Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best academic paper 2014 IPSERA Conference. Entitled Fostering incremental and radical innovation through performance-based contracting in inter-organizational relationships

Arjan van Weele (Recipient), 3 Apr 2014

Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Academic Paper Award

Arjan van Weele (Recipient), 11 Apr 2011

Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Paper Award Winner for Managerial Relevance

Arjan van Weele (Recipient), 17 May 2010

Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

NIMA Prisen 2009

Arjan van Weele (Recipient), 15 Jun 2010

Prize: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

Activities 1997 2016

Annual Purchasing Conference of the Slovenia Purchasing and Supply Management Association

Arjan van Weele (Keynote speaker)
11 May 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

ProcureCon Healthcare 2016

Arjan van Weele (Keynote speaker)
1 Mar 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

SILF Annual Conference

Arjan van Weele (Keynote speaker)
19 Nov 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

Facto

Arjan van Weele (Keynote speaker)
16 Nov 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

Masterclass FM in perspectief, Facto / Vakmedianet, Unilever

Arjan van Weele (Speaker)
24 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Press / Media

Future focus

Arjan J. van Weele

6/01/11

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

De inkoper moet nu op de brug van het schip staan - Interview door Freek Andriesse

Arjan van Weele

1/01/09

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Miljarden verspild bij aanbesteding

Arjan van Weele

1/01/08

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Het gevaar van uitbesteden

Arjan van Weele

1/01/08

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Student theses

Adapting the sales approach to the customer's buying behaviour: a case study

Author: van Holten, T., 31 Oct 2017

Supervisor: van Weele, A. (Supervisor 1) & van der Borgh, W. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Are preferred supplier programs the new way of purchasing management consultancy services?

Author: Haazen, A., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Wouters, J. (Supervisor 1) & van Weele, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Blockchain as a tool for contract creation

Author: Kuijpers, R., 31 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Langerak, F. (Supervisor 1) & van Weele, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Buyer-supplier relationship: impact of trustworthiness on transaction costs and business performance

Author: Hernández Mendieta, J., 31 May 2011

Supervisor: van Weele, A. (Supervisor 1) & Cloodt, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Buying personnel services at Campina: structuring purchasing processes

Author: Claessen, F., 31 Mar 2004

Supervisor: van Weele, A. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

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