Tutkijaopettaja Petra Pekkanen

E-mail: petra.pekkanen@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 50 322 6301
CV:
Uploaded on: 09/01/2019

Current Organisation
Supply Chain Management (Superior organisation: LUT School of Engineering Science)

Biography
Associate Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management at the Lappeenranta University of Technology. Doctor of Science in Technology (D.Sc.tech.) in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management. Main research interest is process improvement and operations management in professional services and organizations

Research Interest
Professional Service Operations Management (PSOM)
Process improvement in professional services
Food supply chains and short food supply chains

Teaching Experience
Teacher at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) from the year 2002 onwards. Main teaching area and subjects are connected to managing and planning change programs and organizing and facilitating improvement projects in organizational process improvement efforts. Independent teaching responsibilities covering all related tasks: planning of course contents, producing teaching materials, carrying out teaching and assessment, as well as plan and execute improvement activities.

Head of the Master’s Degree program “Operations Management”. As a head of the program, responsible for the design, development, quality and performance of the program. The tasks of the Head of the program includes e.g. establishment of learning outcomes, designing the degree structure, procedures for student admission, analyzing and reacting to feedback and assessments, various communication and informing tasks, as well as guiding freshmen and other students in contextual issues.

Projects as Principal Investigator



Projects as Project Manager



Publications
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Building integration skills in supply chain and operations management study programs (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Pekkanen Petra, Niemi Petri, Puolakka Tiina, et al.
International Journal of Production Economics
Analysing courts as a professional service operations
management environment
(2018)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Pekkanen Petra, Puolakka Tiina, Pirttilä Timo
International Journal of Services and Operations Management
Caseflow Management Handbook – Guide for Enhanced Court Administration in Civil Proceedings (2018)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Pekkanen Petra
Innovations on European Caseflow Management in Courts
The evaluation and development of the quality of justice in Finland (2018)
D4 Published development or research report or study
Pekkanen Petra, Puolakka Tiina, Pirttilä Timo
HANDLE WITH CARE Assessing and designing methods for evaluation and development of the quality of justice
Estimating the business potential for operators in a local food supply chain (2016)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Niemi Petri, Pekkanen Petra
British Food Journal
Time-frame alarm system - Designing a practical tool for caseflow management (2015)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Pekkanen Petra, Eronen Maija, Pirttilä Timo, et al.
Justice System Journal
Lähiruokatoimijoiden sopimusopas avuksi yrittäjien ja pienyritysten yhteistyöhön (2014)
D1 Article in a trade journal
Pekkanen Petra, Niemi Petri
Lähiruokatoimijoiden sopimusopas (2014)
C1 Book
Niemi Petri, Pekkanen Petra, Seppänen Kaisa, et al.
Applying operations management approach to reduce process delays in justice courts (2013)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Jalonen Pauliina, Rintala Annastiina, Pekkanen Petra, et al.
International Journal of Business Excellence
Developing a service offering for a logistical service provider - case of local food supply chain (2013)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Martikainen Antti, Pekkanen Petra, Niemi Petri
International Journal of Production Economics



Keywords
Food
food supply
Productivity
Service operations
Services

Last updated on 2019-09-01 at 08:50