Building agility into the organisation

25.5.2016 From principles to practice by Cécile L’Hermitte Once again we have the pleasure to have a guest writer here on our blog. This time it is Cécile L’Hermitte with her article Building agility into the organization. Read about how her findings can be used in practice. The following discussion relates to a 3-year research […]

HUMLOG best Master’s Thesis Award 2015 part II

13.5.2016 Memo of winner Cecilie Sælør Fon’s thesis As promised, here comes a presentation of Cecilie and her thesis; Logistics activities between emergency responses: A case study of Norwegian Red Cross. Cecilie Sælør Fon has a MSc in business with specialization within logistics, operations and supply chain management from BI Norwegian Business School and is […]

HUMLOG best Master’s Thesis Award 2015 part I

25.4.2016 Best Masters Thesis award 2015 by the HUMLOG Institute This year the HUMLOG Institute received many great nominations for the Best Master’s Thesis in Humanitarian Logistics 2015 award. Unfortunately we could not award all, but awarded two outstanding Master’s thesis by Lauren A. Seelbach and another by Cecilie Sælør Fon. Here you can see […]

The role of the military in humanitarian emergencies

17.3.2016 There are many challenges facing humanitarian organisations after an emergency is declared. How to bridge the relief resource and capability gap is the first challenge. To stage a response and overcome this gap, humanitarian organisations depend on their supply network composed of a number of loose partnerships with a range of actors. After an […]

The refugee crisis – how can we help?

4.1.2016 How can we help people in escaping from crises and unsecure environments? How can we help people in escaping from crises and unsecure environments? This is a question we at the HUMLOG Institute have received numerous times over the past six months by individuals, companies and organisations who want to convey their support to […]

Mini-interview with visiting researcher Ruth Banomyong

20.8.2015   The HUMLOG Institute currently has several visiting researchers, andwe are going to present them all in this blog. The first one in turn is Professor Ruth Banomyong from Thammasat  Business School, Thammasat University in Thailand. Read a bit about Ruth’s interests and what he thinks about Hanken and Finland in general!     […]

Many visitors in August!

19.8.2015 During August 2015, The HUMLOG Institute has had the honor of hosting several visiting researchers. They will all be presented in this blog. In the picture below, Hanken’s rector Karen Spens and Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics, Gyöngyi Kovács, with our guests David Grant, Ruth Banomyong and Richard Oloruntoba. Follow the blog to get […]