edition prolog 2023

20-23 Jun 2023, Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg

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7th Edition

In a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) Word, companies should create and implement new approaches in managing supply chains, and projects. This imperative of business renewal has been accentuated with the COVID19 Crisis. The objective of PROLOG 7th edition is to discuss innovative solutions adopted by organizations operating in a VUCA environment to improve their supply chain and project management.

Guests Speackers

HUEMANN Martina

Professor, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT

Martina Huemann is Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business where she heads the Project Management Group in the Department Strategy and Innovation and is the Academic Director of the Professional MBA Program: Project Management. She has published widely in the fields of Project Management and Human Resource Management. For her Research on Human Resource management in Project-oriented Organisations, she received the IPMA Research Award 2015. Martina Huemann has 20 years of experience in research, teaching and consulting. In research as well as in consulting and teaching she believes in a co-creation process with practitioners and other stakeholders. Martina Huemann has strong links in the research and practice communities, and a broad international network. Between 2006 and 2013 she has served on the Research Management Board of the International Project Management Association. Between 2014 and 2019 she was a member of the Academic Member Advisory Group at Project Management Institute. As an academic advisor of NETLIPSE, she contributes her knowledge to an international network on managing large infrastructure projects in Europe. In Austria she is board member of Projekt Management Austria. Since 2018, Martina serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Project Management, the prime academic journal in the Project Management field. In 2020, she established the new open access journal Project Leadership and Society (Elsevier). She is founder and facilitator of enable2change a network of independent experts to translate strategy into action.

PAPADOPOULOS Thanos

Professor, Kent Business School, UK

Thanos Papadopoulos is a Professor of Management (Information Systems/Operations Management) and Department Lead for Research and Innovation at the Department of ‘Analytics, Operations, and Systems’ of Kent Business School, University of Kent, UK. His research is focusing on the problems that are at the nexus of operations management and information systems and more recently on Big Data within Supply Chains and Operations. He has published over 150 articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences including, inter alia, the British Journal of Management, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and Production Planning and Control. He is Associate Editor for British Journal of Management and International Journal of Operations and Production Management. He also sits at the Editorial board of Production Planning and Control and Technological Forecasting and Social Change and is Distinguished Editorial Board member of International Journal of Information Management and International Journal of Information Management Data Insights.

FOSSO WAMBA Samuel

Professor, Toulouse Business School, FR

Dr. Samuel Fosso Wamba, Ph.D., HDR, is the Associate Dean of Research at TBS Education, France. He earned his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada. His current research focuses on the business value of information technology, blockchain, artificial intelligence for business, business analytics, and big data. He is among the 2% of the most influential scholars globally based on the Mendeley database that includes 100,000 top scientists for 2020 and 2021. He ranks in ClarivateTMs 1% most cited scholars worldwide for 2020 and 2021 and in CDO Magazine's Leading Academic Data Leaders 2021.

BESIOU Maria

Professor, Kühne Logistics University, DE

Maria Besiou is Dean of Research and Professor of Humanitarian Logistics at Kühne Logistics University. She received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Operations Management from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) in Greece. She holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from AUTH. Before joining KLU she worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Social Innovation Centre at INSEAD, France. As a researcher, she is currently involved in the Research Institute on Leadership and Operations in Humanitarian Aid (RILOHA), which seeks to enhance the effectiveness of humanitarian aid via psychological insights, and she is the Academic Director of the Center for Humanitarian Logistics and Regional Development (CHORD). Her research appears in several case studies and peer-review international journals like Production and Operations Management (POM), Journal of Operations Management (JOM), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), Journal of Business Ethics (JBE), and European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR). Besiou currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM), as a Senior Editor of the Disaster Management Department (DMD) of Production and Operations Management (POM), and on the editorial review boards of Journal of Operations Management (JOM) and Production and Operations Management (POM).

Organization Comittee

Standing organization committee

BENZIDIA Smaïl

Université de Lorraine, FR

Smaïl Benzidia is Full Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine/IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is a head for the Master Quality Management at IAE Metz and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic », www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Interorganizational Information Systems, development of E-business especially the business model of Electronic Marketplaces, Collaborative Supply Chain Management. He has published several papers in academic journals and conference proceedings. Email: smail.benzidia@univ-lorraine.fr>

BENTAHAR Omar

Université de Lorraine, FR

Omar Bentahar is Full Professor of Project Management and Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine, IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is the director of the MBA Program and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic » www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Management of Innovative and complex Projects, Supply Chain Management and Mixed Methods Research. E-mail: omar.bentahar@univ-lorraine.fr>

Organization committee

HUSSON Julien

Director & Professor, IAE Metz, Université de Lorraine, Metz, FR

Julien Husson Professeur à l’Université de Lorraine est directeur de l’IAE Metz School of Management depuis 2011. Il a débuté ses études en Lorraine puis a obtenu un doctorat en management à l’université Lyon III en 2005 et une habilitation à diriger des recherches à l’Université de Metz en 2011. Il a démarré sa carrière à Lyon comme consultant dans le domaine de la gestion des établissements de santé avant de rejoindre l’université comme maître de conférences en 2006. En 2008, il devient vice-président relations entreprises de l’université de Metz. Chercheur au CEREFIGE, il est auteur d’une centaine de communications et de publications. Il est le titulaire de la chaire Management de la Santé de l’Université Lorraine. Il enseigne le management de projets et l’analyse de la valeur. Julien HUSSON est investi dans la société civile où il est adjoint au Maire de Metz, auditeur à l’Institut des Hautes Études de la Défense Nationale (IHEDN) et il mène régulièrement des missions d’expertise en France et à l’étranger.

STEKELORUM Rebecca

ISN Business School, FR

Rebecca Stekelorum is Assistant Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at ICN Business School. She holds a PhD in Management Science from the University of Montpellier. Her research focuses on sustainable supply chain management, corporate social responsibility, small-to medium-sized enterprises, and financial and environmental performances in banking industry. She has published in recognized academic journals such as Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Annals of Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, Applied Economics, Economics Bulletin, Management Decision, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, Industrial Marketing Management, Production Planning & Control, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Her PhD thesis has been rewarded by the French Association for Logistics (ASLOG) in collaboration with AIRL-SCM. She also received in 2019 an Emerald Oustanding Reviewer Award for the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. She is a member of the Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Journal of Business Logistics. Rebecca Stekelorum est Professeur Assistant en stratégie et entrepreneuriat à l'ICN Business School. Elle est titulaire d'un doctorat en sciences de gestion de l'Université de Montpellier. Ses recherches portent sur la gestion durable de la chaîne logistique, la responsabilité sociale des entreprises, les petites et moyennes entreprises, et les performances financières et environnementales dans le secteur bancaire. Elle a publié dans plusieurs revues académiques telles que Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Annals of Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, Applied Economics, Economics Bulletin, Management Decision, Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, Production Planning & Control, Industrial Marketing Management, et Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Elle a été récompensée par un prix de thèse de l'Association française pour la logistique (ASLOG) en collaboration avec AIRL-SCM. Elle a également reçu en 2019 un Emerald Oustanding Reviewer Award par la revue International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. Elle est membre des comités de conseil éditorial des

BENZIDIA Smail

Professeur, IAE Metz, Université de Lorraine, FR

Smaïl Benzidia is Full Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine/IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is a head for the Master Quality Management at IAE Metz and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic », www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Interorganizational Information Systems, development of E-business especially the business model of Electronic Marketplaces, Collaborative Supply Chain Management. He has published several papers in academic journals and conference proceedings. Email: smail.benzidia@univ-lorraine.fr

MORBé Muriel

Director Training, Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg, LU

BENTAHAR Omar

Professeur, IAE Metz, Université de Lorraine, FR

Omar Bentahar is Full Professor of Project Management and Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine, IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is the director of the MBA Program and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic » www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Management of Innovative and complex Projects, Supply Chain Management and Mixed Methods Research. E-mail: omar.bentahar@univ-lorraine.fr

VIALE Laurence

EM Strasbourg Business School, FR

Dr. Laurence Viale holds a Phd in Management Sciences and is Assistant Professor at Ecole de Management de Strasbourg (University of Strasbourg-France). She is heading a Master degree in Business Management and the major in Supply Chain Management/International Purchasing of Programme Grande Ecole. Member of Humans and Management in Society (HuManiS), her research interests include roles of Purchasing agents in the innovation process and more recently supply chain digitalization and resilience. She has twenty years of experience in Strategic Buying and corporate sourcing. She is also a member of the IPSERA association.

ZOUARI Dorsaf

IUT Valence, Université Grenoble Alpes, FR

Dr. Dorsaf Zouari holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from Grenoble Alpes University, France. She is Assistant Professor at Grenoble Alpes University and Head of supply chain bachelor at IUT de Valence. Dorsaf teaches supply chain management and project management to students of Bachelor, domestic and international programs. Member of the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Appliquées à la Gestion in Grenoble (France), Dorsaf's research investigates inter-organizational coordination between supply chain partners and mechanisms for managing their interests, resolve conflicts. Actually she is working on the impact of digitalization on Supply Chain disruption.

MAHFOUD Jomana

Associate Professor, Université d’Orléans, FR

Jomana MAHFOD-LEROUX is Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Information System at the University of Orleans, France. She is a member of the Laboratory of VALLOREM. Her research focuses on Management of Innovative, Supply Chain Management, Logistics analytics, Supplier-buyer relationships.

RABIH Layal

Phd candidate, Université de Lorraine, FR

Smaïl Benzidia is Full Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine/IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is a head for the Master Quality Management at IAE Metz and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic », www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Interorganizational Information Systems, development of E-business especially the business model of Electronic Marketplaces, Collaborative Supply Chain Management. He has published several papers in academic journals and conference proceedings. Email: smail.benzidia@univ-lorraine.fr

EL KARKRI Sanae

Phd candidate, Université de Lorraine, FR

Omar Bentahar is Full Professor of Project Management and Supply Chain Management at the University of Lorraine, IAE Metz, France, and a member of the European Center for Research in Financial Economics and Business Management (CEREFIGE). He is the director of the MBA Program and a co-founder of the International Conference PROLOG: « Project Logistic » www.prolog-conference.com. His research focuses on Management of Innovative and complex Projects, Supply Chain Management and Mixed Methods Research. E-mail: omar.bentahar@univ-lorraine.fr

BELFELLAH Btissam

Phd candidate, Université de Lorraine, FR

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