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Prof. Dr. Fabian J. Sting


Forschungs- und Interessengebiete

  • Supply-Chain-Strategie
  • Technologie- und Innovationsstrategie
  • Projektmanagement
  • Strategieimplementierung
  • Produktionsmanagement
  • Prozessinnovation

Ausgewählte Publikationen

  • Sting, Fabian J., Stevens, Merieke, and Murat Tarakci (2018), Temporary De-Embedding Buyer-Supplier Relationships: A Complexity Perspective, forthcoming in Journal of Operations Management.
  • Crama, Pascale, Sting, Fabian J., and Yaozhong Wu (2017), Encouraging Help across Projects,
    forthcoming in Management Science.
  • Sting, Fabian J. and Christoph H. Loch (2016), Implementing Operations Strategy: How Vertical and Horizontal Coordination Interact, Production and Operations Management, 25 (7), pp. 1177-1193.
  • Chandrasekaran, Aravind, Linderman, Kevin, Sting, Fabian J. and Mary J. Benner (2016), Managing R&D Project Shifts in High-Tech Organizations: A Multi-Method Study,  Production and Operations Management, 25 (3), pp. 390-416.
  • Mihm, Jurgen, Sting, Fabian J. and Tan Wang (2015) On the Effectiveness of Patenting Strategies in Innovation Races, Management Science, 61(11), pp. 2662-2684.
  • Sting, Fabian J., Loch, Christoph H. and Dirk Stempfhuber (2015), Encouraging Help to Accelerate Projects, MIT Sloan Management Review, 56(3), pp. 33-41.
  • Sting, Fabian J. and Arnd Huchzermeier (2014), Operational Hedging and Diversification under Correlated Supply and Demand Uncertainty, Production and Operations Management, 23(7), pp. 1212–1226.
  • Kim, Yoon H., Sting, Fabian J. and Christoph H. Loch (2014) Top-Down, Bottom-Up, or Both?Toward an Integrative Perspective on Operations Strategy Formation, Journal of Operations Management, 32(7), pp. 462–474.
  • Sting, Fabian J. and Arnd Huchzermeier (2012), Dual Sourcing – Hedging Against Correlated Supply and Demand Uncertainty, Naval Research Logistics, 59(1), pp. 69–89.
  • Loch, Christoph H., Sting, Fabian J., Huchzermeier, Arnd and Christiane Decker (2012), Finding the Profit in Fairness, Harvard Business Review, 90(10), pp. 111–115.
  • Sting, Fabian J. and Arnd Huchzermeier (2010), Ensuring Responsive Capacity: How to Contract with Backup Suppliers, European Journal of Operational Research, 207(2), pp. 725–735.
  • Loch, Christoph H.; Sting, Fabian J.; Bauer, Nikolaus and Helmut Mauermann (2010), How BMW Is Defusing the Demographic Time Bomb, Harvard Business Review, 88(3), pp. 99–102.

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  • Supply Chain Strategy - Schwerpunktbereich
  • Supply Chain Innovation - Schwerpunktbereich
  • Supply Chain Management (CEMS)
  • Project Management


  • Supply Chain Management - Strategy and Innovation


Journal of Operations Management, Special Issue Editor
Production and Operations Management, Senior Editor


Seit 2016

Professor und Seminardirektor für Supply Chain Management - Strategie und Innovation,
Universität zu Köln, Köln

Seit 2014

Associate Professor (tenured) of Operations Management,
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Niederlande


Assistant Professor of Operations Management (Auszeichnung ,,Early Tenure"),
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Niederlande


Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Technology and Operations Management,
INSEAD, Technology and Operations Management Department, Fontainebleau, Frankreich


Promotion in Produktionsmanagement (Dr. rer. pol. summa cum laude),
WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar

2006 (Frühjahr)

Promotionsstudium als Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
Kellog School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


M.Sc. in Mathematik - Methoden und Modelle
Fernuniversität Hagen, Hagen

2004 (Frühjahr)

Masterstudium als Austauschstudent
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australien


Studium zum Diplom-Kaufmann mit Studienausrichtung Management Science,
Katholische Universität Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt