Erikoistutkija Minna Saunila

E-mail: Minna.Saunila@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 40 518 7841
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8952-6102 (Go to ORCID profile)
CV:
Uploaded on: 18/12/2020

Current Organisation
Performance Management / Lahti (Superior organisation: Common, Industrial Engineering and Management)

Biography
Minna Saunila (D.Sc. Tech.) is a senior researcher at LUT University, School of Engineering Science, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. She received a D.Sc. degree from LUT in 2014 in the field of Industrial Management. Her research covers topics related to performance management, innovation, service operations, as well as sustainable value creation. Recently, her research projects have been related to digitisation of services and production. She has previously published in Technovation, Computers in Industry, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, and Technology Analysis and Strategic Management among others. Since 2018 she is also a docent of the University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics.

Research Interest
- Digital transformation of industrial services and production
- Service operations management
- Sustainable operations
- Performance measurement and management
- Innovation

Teaching Experience
Doctoral and Master level education:

Industrial Management Research, Responsible lecturer (2021-)
Successful performance management, Responsible lecturer (2016-)
Successful performance management TUDI, Responsible lecturer (2017-)
Implementation of performance measurement system TUDI, Responsible lecturer (2011-)
Implementation of performance measurement system, Responsible lecturer (2010-)

Doctoral thesis supervision
Master thesis supervision

Continuous education:

Management research, Lecturer (2019)
Performance measurement and analysis, Lecturer (2012)

Projects as Principal Investigator
Innovaatiokyvykkyyden kehitys pk-yrityksissä (01/01/2021 - 31/10/2021)
Funder: Other Finnish



Projects as Project Manager
Digitaalisen transformaation johtaminen (01/10/2019 - 30/09/2022)
Funder: Other Finnish
#DigiLAHTI - Uutta kasvua digitaalisuudesta PK-yrityksille (01/01/2018 - 30/04/2020)
Funder: Other Finnish



Publications
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Company capabilities and implementing real-time activities (2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Nasiri Mina, Ukko Juhani, Saunila Minna, et al.
Real-time Simulation for Sustainable Production: Enhancing User Experience and Creating Business Value
Determinants of the Digital Orientation of Small Businesses (2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Saunila Minna, Nasiri Mina, Ukko Juhani, et al.
The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Sustainability in the Digital Era
Managing digital-twin lifecycle – recognition and handling of business risks (2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Tero Rantala, Minna Saunila, Juhani Ukko, et al.
Real-time Simulation for Sustainable Production: Enhancing User Experience and Creating Business Value
Real-time simulation strategies
Implications for operational excellence and sustainability performance
(2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Saunila Minna, Nasiri Mina, Ukko Juhani
Real-time Simulation for Sustainable Production: Enhancing User Experience and Creating Business Value
Reframing Technological Innovation Capabilities: Empirical Evidence and a Framework for Study (2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Saunila Minna, Pertuz Vanessa, Pérez Adith
Technological Innovation and International Competitiveness for Business Growth
Sustainable competitive advantage through the implementation of a digital twin (2021)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Ukko J, Rantala T, Nasiri M, et al.
Real-time Simulation for Sustainable Production: Enhancing User Experience and Creating Business Value
Connecting relational mechanisms to performance measurement in a digital service supply chain (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Ukko Juhani, Saunila Minna, Rantala Tero
Production Planning and Control
Digin hyödyntämiseen vaikuttavat tekijät (2020)
D1 Article in a trade journal
Rantala Tero, Sore Sariseelia, Ukko Juhani, et al.
LAB Pro
LAB Pro
Digistrategia erottaa jyvät akanoista myös pk-yrityksissä (2020)
D1 Article in a trade journal
Ukko Juhani, Sore Sariseelia, Saunila Minna, et al.
LAB Pro
Digitaalisen transformaation johtaminen: tarve, ei itse teknologia edellä, Lahden yliopistokampus (2020)
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article
Saunila Minna
Lahden yliopistokampus



Keywords
Digital transformation
Innovation
Performance management
Service operations
Sustainable value creation

Last updated on 2020-18-12 at 10:04