Dr Michael Becker-Peth

Michael Becker-Peth

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Michael Becker-Peth is an assistant 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.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management


Work in Progress (5)

  • S. Sülz, A. Fügener, M. Becker-Peth & B. Roth (2020). Waiting for the nurse – the potential of patient-based nurse staffing.
  • A.L. Sachs, M. Becker-Peth, S. Minner & U.W. Thonemann (2020). An Analysis of Empirical Newsvendor Decisions: Target Service Levels are Achieved Effectively, but Inefficiently.
  • X. Zhang, M. Becker-Peth, J. De Vries & R. de Koster (2020). Efforts go to waste? Planet-profit trade-offs in supply chain collaboration.
  • A.L. Sachs, M. Becker-Peth, S. Minner & U.W. Thonemann (2020). Which decision support do empirical newsvendors need? How to use local knowledge best.
  • M. Becker-Peth, E. Katok & U.W. Thonemann (2019). Negotiation under the Buyback Contract - How to Improve Efficiency and Fairness.

Scholarly Publications (8)


Organization Memberships


Supply chain management

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BK2110
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Supply Chain Fundamentals

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM01SCM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Supply Chain Management

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BT2110
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Past courses

Behavioural Operations Management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME105
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Supply Chain Management

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

Supply chain management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BKB1015
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master