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Aki Jääskeläinen

Associate Professor (tenure track), Operations and Supply Chain Management

About me

Dr. Aki Jääskeläinen works as an Associate Professor (tenure track) at the unit of Industrial Engineering and Management and manages Operations and Supply Chain Group. His is also an Adjunct Professor at LUT University. He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has also written books for practitioners and participated in several development projects of Finnish organizations. 


Responsible teacher at the courses: 

TUTA.252 Toiminnanohjaus   

TUTA.352 Tuotannon suunnittelu ja kehittäminen  

Fields of expertise

Performance measurement and management

Purchasing and supply management

Operations management and operations strategy

Quality management

Information management

Top achievements

IPSERA 2023 Best Conference Paper Award

Emerald Outstanding Paper Award 2012, 2014, 2015

Emerald Highly Commended Award 2017

Research unit

Operations and Supply Chain Group

Selected publications

Korhonen, T., Jääskeläinen, A., Laine, T., & Saukkonen, N. 2023. How performance measurement can support achieving success in project-based operations. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 41, No. 1, 102429.

Jääskeläinen, A., Lintukangas, K. and Vos, F.G.S. 2022. The role of social capital in achieving preferred customer status with manufacturing and service suppliers, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 42 No. 13, pp. 385-410. 

Jääskeläinen, A. 2021. The relational outcomes of performance management in buyer-supplier relationships. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 232.

Jääskeläinen, A., Schiele, H., & Aarikka-Stenroos, L. 2020. Getting the best solution from a supplier–A social capital perspective. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Vol. 26, No. 5., 100648. 

Argento, D., Grossi, G., Jääskeläinen, A., Servalli, S., & Suomala, P. 2019. Governmentality and performance for the smart city. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. 204-232.

Jääskeläinen, A., Heikkilä, J. 2019. Purchasing and supply management practices in customer value creation, Supply chain management: an International Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 317 - 333. 

Jääskeläinen, A., Laihonen, H., Lönnqvist, A. 2014. Distinctive Features of Service Performance Measurement, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 1466–1486.