It’s all about how networks are managed

Marko Kohtamäki is a Professor of Strategy, and a director of the Networked Value Systems research program at the University of Vaasa. He is focusing currently on servitization, strategy-as-practice, digitization, and strategic alliances.

Kohtamäki is a recognised organisation & strategy researcher in the context of manufacturing & technology industry. Marko has published several studies in top-ranking journals such as Strategic Management Journal, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Industrial Marketing Management, Long Range Planning, International Journal of Production Economics, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Technovation.

He works closely with large scale manufacturing & technology companies focusing on strategies, servitization, strategy processes and business model design. “None of the manufacturing companies are working as a separate in these days. It’s all about managing the network, operations with both customers and suppliers, and how those networks are managed”, says Marko Kohtamäki.

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Marko Kohtamäki’s interview was published originally in Friction Free Magazine on 12 July 2018.