Stefan Kurpjuweit

Visiting Graduate Student

Stefan Kurpjuweit is a research associate and Ph.D. candidate in Supply Chain Management at the ETH Zurich. He obtained his Bachelor's and his Master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany and spent an academic year at the University of Barcelona (UB). He is currently visiting the IFM for two months. Stefan’s research focuses on two areas: First, he is exploring how companies can attract and integrate innovations from innovative supply chain partners – in particular from startup suppliers. Second, he is focusing on how organizations can benefit from adopting innovative technologies such as additive manufacturing or blockchain and subsequently, how this adoption affects companies’ supply chains.


Refereed Journal Articles

Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Reinerth, Dagmar/Wagner, Stephan M. (2018): Supplier Innovation Push: Timing Strategies and Best Practices, Research-Technology Management, Vol. 61, No. 2, March-April, pp. 47-55.

Hübner, Denis/Wagner, Stephan M./Kurpjuweit, Stefan (2018): The Service Recovery Paradox in B2B Relationships, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 291-302.

Durach, Christian F./Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M. (2017): The Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Supply Chains, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 47, No. 10, pp. 954-971.


Practitioner Articles

Wagner, Stephan M. and Kurpjuweit, Stefan (2017): In Supplier Management, Take Age Into Account, Inside Supply Management, Vol. 28, No. 8, October, pp. 32-33.

Wagner, Stephan M./Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Choi, Thomas (2017): Managing Startup Suppliers, CAPS Research.

Brachtendorf, Constantin/Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M. (2017): Four Steps to Maximize your Innovation Potential, Supply Chain Management Review, Vol. 21, No. 3, May/June, pp. 32-39.


Conference Papers

Kurpjuweit, Stefan (2018): Partnering with New Venture Suppliers: A Dynamic Capabilities Approach, 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago, USA.

- Winner of the Best Student Paper Award (OSCM division)

Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M./Choi, Thomas Y. (2018): Selecting New Venture Suppliers: Archetypes of Buying Firms, 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Chicago, USA.

Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M./Greil, Thorsten (2018): The Rise of Logistics Startups and their Impact on the Logistics Industry, Proceedings of the 25th EurOMA Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M. (2017): Sourcing From New Venture Suppliers: Supplier Selection Archetypes of Buying Firms, Proceedings of the 24th EurOMA Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Kurpjuweit, Stefan/Wagner, Stephan M. (2017): Strategic New Venture Programs: Selecting, Integrating and Developing Entrepreneurial Firms as Suppliers, Proceedings of the 29th NOFOMA Conference, Lund, Sweden.

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