Dr Merieke Stevens is de kerndocent van de collegereeks Operational excellence.
Dr Merieke Stevens
Merieke Stevens is an assistant professor at the department of technology & operations management at RSM. Her research focuses on relations between organisations. She is particularly interested in interfirm relationship dynamics over time; cooperation between buyers and suppliers to achieve competitive advantage; trust asymmetries; and power and dependence in the supply chain. Merieke lived in Japan, where she did extensive research in the automotive industry. She applies this experience to other sectors such as healthcare, and is involved in a large project on purchasing in the Dutch healthcare sector. Her teaching topics include Operational Excellence, Service Operations, Lean, and Procurement in Healthcare.