06/10/2014

BME Science Award for Prof. Dr. Erik Hofmann

Prof. Dr. Erik Hofmann was distinguished with the BME Science Award by the registered Federal Association for Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (Bundesverband für Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V. – BME).

The economist from the University of St. Gallen and a longstanding cooperation partner of Kerkhoff Consulting was granted the award for his post-doctoral thesis entitled "Interorganizational Operations Management – from Strategy to Financial Control of Performance in Supply Chains".

Since 1988, the BME has bestowed the award for promoting scholarly debate in the area of procurement. Criteria for the assessment of submitted doctoral and post-doctoral theses are innovation, theoretical soundness and practical relevance.