Chris Ellegaard

Professor

Chris Ellegaard

Profile

Professor

Ph.D. Purchasing and Supply Management,2003

M.Sc. Engineering - Operations Management,1999

Research and teaching interests

1. Management of buyer-supplier (B2B) relationships: Resource mobilization, adaptation and coordination, cooperation, portfolio management and segmentation, value creation and appropriation etc.

2. Management/governance of Interorganizational Relationships.

3. Strategic sourcing/purchasing: Supply strategy, supply risk management, category management, purchasing organization, supplier selection and evaluation etc.

4. Social exchange processes in buyer-supplier relationships: Conflict management, attractiveness, trust, commitment, motivation, power/influence, relational norms and expectations etc.

5. Strategic sourcing: Global sourcing, outsourcing, make/buy decisions, organizational boundary decisions, boundary spanning etc.

6. Entrepreneurial and small company purchasing.

The main research areas of interest are industrial (B2B) marketing and purchasing, positioned between the broader Marketing and Operations Management fields.

I also rely on theories from the literature on Interorganizational Relationships – such as the Relational View, Resource Dependency Theory, Transaction Cost Economics, Strategic Alliances, Agency Theory.

As well as theories on interpersonal relationships in B2B exchange – originating in fields such as Social Psychology, Social Exchange, Sociology, and Organizational Behaviour.

Academic experience

2014- : Professor, Department of Business Administration, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University.

2011-2014: Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University.

2010 : Visiting researcher (4 months) at University of Adelaide, Australia (Department of Marketing). 2006 - 2011 : Associate Professor, Centre for Applied Market Science, Department of Marketing, Copenhagen Business School.

2004 - 2006 : Assistant Professor, Centre for Applied Market Science, Department of Marketing, Copenhagen Business School.

2003 - 2004 : Assistant professor, Center for Industrial Production (CIP), Aalborg University.

2001 : Visiting researcher (7 months) - International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland.

1999 - 2003 : Ph.D. student, Center for Industrial Production, Aalborg University.

1999 : M.Sc. Engineering - Operations Management, Aalborg University.

Administrative experience

2014- : Head of the Business-to-Business Marketing research group at Department of Business Administration, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University.

2009 - 2011 : In the steering committee of the national innovation consortium “Innonet Interior and Wear”.

2008 - 2011 : Head of the research centre Centre for Applied Market Science (CAMS), Department of Marketing, Copenhagen Business School.

2006 : Arranger of the Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research.

2006 - 2011 : Arranger of several Skagen International Workshop on B2B Marketing

2005 - 2010 : Coordinator of the Industrial Marketing and Purchasing CM education at CBS.

 

ID: 40193569