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Michael Becker-Peth is an Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research focuses on behavioral operations management, for example in the field of inventory management and supply chain contracting. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, and European Journal of Operational Research. Before joining, RSM, he worked as an assistant professor at the University of Cologne. He obtained his PhD (in Supply Chain Management) and MSc (in Business Administration) also from the University of Cologne.


Academic (7)
  • Sachs, A. L., Becker-Peth, M., Minner, S., & Thonemann, UW. (2022). Empirical Newsvendor Biases: Are Target Service Levels Achieved Effectively and Efficiently? Production and Operations Management, 31(4), 1839-1855. Advance online publication.

  • Becker-Peth, M., Hoberg, K., & Protopappa-Sieke, M. (2019). Multiperiod Inventory Management with Budget Cycles: Rational and Behavioral Decision-Making. Production and Operations Management, 29(3), 643-663.

  • Becker-Peth, M., Thonemann, UW., & Gully, T. (2017). A Note on Risk-Aversion of Informed Newsvendors. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 69(7), 1135-1145.

  • Langhammer, K., Sülz, S., Becker-Peth, M., & Roth, B. (2017). Observational study shows that nurses spend more time caring for mechanically ventilated preterm infants than those receiving non?invasive ventilation. Acta Paediatrica, 106(11), 1787-1792.

  • Sülz, S., Langhammer, K., Becker-Peth, M., & Roth, B. (2017). What drives perceived work intensity in neonatal intensive care units? Empirical evidence from a longitudinal study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(10), 2441-2449.

  • Becker-Peth, M., & Thonemann, UW. (2016). Reference points in revenue sharing contracts—How to design optimal supply chain contracts. European Journal of Operational Research, 249(3), 1033-1049.

  • Becker-Peth, M., Katok, E., & Thonemann, UW. (2013). Designing buyback contracts for irrational but predictable newsvendors. Management Science, 59(8), 1800-1816.

Academic (1)
  • Becker-Peth, M., & Thonemann, UW. (2019). Behavioral inventory decisions: The newsvendor and other inventory settings. In K. Donohue, E. Katok, & S. Leider (Eds.), The Handbook of Behavioral Operations (pp. 393-432). John Wiley & Sons Inc..

Internal (1)
  • Becker-Peth, M. (2012). Behavioral Supply Chain Contracting: Decision Biases in Behavioral Operations Management. [Doctoral Thesis, University of Cologne]. Springer-Verlag.

Academic (1)
  • Tuncel, O., Basten, R., & Becker-Peth, M. (2021). Who Should Bear the Risk? A Theoretical and Behavioral Investigation of After-Sales Service Contracts. SSRN. SSRN Electronic Journal

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Supply Chain Fundamentals

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2021/2022
  • Code: BM01SCM
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

MiM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023
  • Code: BMMTMIM
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Research Methods and Skills

  • Study year: 2023/2024
  • Code: BMRM4SCM
  • Level: Master

Past courses

Supply chain management

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022
  • Code: BK2110
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Supply Chain Management

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022
  • Code: BT2110
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Research Methods and Skills

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BMRM3SCM
  • Level: Master

Supply Chain Management

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BAD13
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Supply chain management

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2019/2020
  • Code: BKB1015
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Behavioural Operations Management

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME105
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master