Vesa Kilpi

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Areas of expertise
Purchasing and supply management, Service operations, Supply Chain Management


Vesa Kilpi has PhD from Univeritys of Turku and MSc from the Lappeenranta Technical University. Currently he is working as senior researcher in Turku School of Economics. His research interests are focusing on service supply chain and on knowledge management. Prior to the doctoral studies he worked for several years for Nokia Networks in international telecommunication infrastructure service supply management. In that work he gained practical experience on managing the service parts logistics and also on the managing service operations of professional services in multiple countries. 

Knowledge-Based Purchasing and Supply Management How PSM In evolving supply network a Small and Medium Size Enterprise (SME) needs new set of purchasing capabilities to ac-cess and develop external knowledge. Interesting question is, what is the role of knowledge in Purchasing and Supply Management?


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