S. NAZLI WASTI

Professor (Profesör)

Department of Business Administration (İşletme Bölümü)

Middle East Technical University (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi)

06800 Ankara, Turkey

Tel: 90-312-2102010

Fax: 90-312-2107962

e-mail: nazli@metu.edu.tr

http://www.metu.edu.tr/~nazli

 

EDUCATION

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

COURSES TAUGHT

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCE PAPERS

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS

BOOK CHAPTERS, REVIEWS, WORKING PAPERS

THESES AND DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISED

PROJECTS

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., 1995

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Dissertation: Supplier Involvement in Automotive Component Design: A Study of the U.S. and Japan Automotive Industries

Industrial and Operations Engineering

 

M.S., 1992

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Industrial and Operations Engineering

M.S., 1989

University of Missouri-Rolla (renamed as Missouri University of Science and Technology)

Thesis: An Intelligent Scheduling System for Automatic Storage and Retrieval

Engineering Management

B.S., 1988

Middle East Technical University

Industrial Engineering

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Spring 2009-present

Full Professor, Department of Business Administration, METU

Fall 2000-Spring 2009

Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, METU

July-September 2000

Visiting Scholar, Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy (CIRJE), Faculty of Economics, Tokyo University

June-September 1998

Japan Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Economics, Tokyo University

Summer 1995-Fall 2000

Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, METU

Winter 1991-Fall 1995

Research Associate II: Japan Technology Management Program, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Summer 1991

Research Assistant II: Industrial Development Division, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Fall 1989-Summer 1990

Teaching Assistant, Department of Industrial Engineering, METU

Fall 1988-Summer 1989

Teaching Assistant, Department of Engineering Management, University of Missouri-Rolla

 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Buyer-supplier relationships

Interorganizational trust, trust repair

Innovation management, product development

Japanese management

Organization theory

Operations management

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Spring 1996-2003; Spring 2014-

Organizational Theory, Sophomore year course, METU

Fall 2009

Managing Technology and Innovation, Executive MBA course, METU

Fall 2006

Supply Chain Management, Executive MBA course, METU

Fall 2006-present

Operations Management, Sophomore year course, METU

Spring 2005-present

Essentials of Organizations, Executive MBA course, METU (with co-instructor)

Spring 2005-present

Operations Management, MBA course, METU

Spring 2003-present

Supply Chain Management, Junior-Senior year and Master's-level course, METU

Fall 2003-present

Organizations, Sophomore year course, METU (with co-instructor)

Fall 2000-2012

Organization and Management, MBA course, METU (with co-instructor)

Spring 1998-Spring 2003

Macro Organization, Ph.D. course, METU

Fall 1995-present

Japanese Business Systems, Junior-Senior year and Master's-level course, METU

Fall 1995-present

Managing Technology and Innovation, Junior-Senior year and Master's-level course, METU

Fall 1994, ‘93, ‘92

Teaching Assistant: Work Organizations, Senior year and Master's-level course, University of Michigan

Fall 1991

Teaching Assistant: Managing Technological Change, Senior year and Master’s-level course, University of Michigan

Spring 1990

Teaching Assistant: Management For Engineers, Senior -level course, METU

Fall 1989

Teaching Assistant: Engineering Economy, Junior -level course, METU

Fall 1988

Research Assistant: University of Missouri-Rolla

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS

METU Graduate School of Social Sciences Certificate for Thesis Supervisor of METU Best Thesis Award Winner, 2015.

Middle East Technical University Performance Award [cash], 2018, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2003.

Confucius Institutes Headquarters (Hanban) Individual Personal Excellence Award, 2012.

Recipient of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) award as part of the Support for International Publications Programme [cash], 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.

Middle East Technical University International Publication Award [cash], 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.

Academy of Management Technology and Innovation Management Division Award for Outstanding Review, 2003.

Middle East Technical University Overall Success Award [cash and certificate], 2000.

Middle East Technical University Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences 1999 Young Faculty Research 3rd Place Award.

Japan Foundation Fellow: Visiting Scholar at Tokyo University, June-September 1998.

Middle East Technical University Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences 1998 Young Faculty 1st Place Research Award.

Recipient of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (Türkiye Bilimler Akademisi) cash award as part of the Support for International Publications in the Social Sciences Programme [cash], 2001.

Invited Participant, Ph. D. Internship Programme: United Nations University, Institute for New Technologies, Maastricht, the Netherlands, May-August 1994.

Invited participant, Production and Operations Management Division Doctoral Consortium, The Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 6-7, 1993.

Middle East Technical University Honor's List, 1984-88.

 

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

1.       Rosell, D. T., N. Lakemond, S. N. Wasti, 2014, “Integrating Knowledge with Suppliers at the R&D-Manufacturing Interface,” Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, vol. 25(2), 240-257.

2.       Çetindamar, D., S. N. Wasti, B. Beyhan, 2012, “Technology Management Tools and Techniques:  Factors Affecting Their Usage and Their Impact on Performance,” International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, vol. 9(5), October.

3.       Şengün, A. E, S. N. Wasti, 2011, “Trust Types, Distrust, and Performance Outcomes in Small Business Relationships:  The Pharmacy-Drug Warehouse Case,” The Service Industries Journal, vol. 31, 287–309.

4.       Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman Çınar, 2009, "Ana Sanayi Firmalarının Yan Sanayiye Yaptıkları İlişkiye Has Yatırımın Öncülleri:  Türk Otomotiv Sanayiinde bir Araştırma," (Antecedents of Buyer Firms’ Relation-Specific Investments in Their Suppliers:  A Study of the Turkish Automotive Industry), ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi (METU Studies in Development), vol. 35, Special Issue, 315-340.

5.       Wasti, S. N., S. A. Wasti, 2009, “Gelişmekte Olan Ülkelerde Ana Sanayi-Yan Sanayi İlişkilerinde Güvenin Öncülleri: Türk Otomotiv Sektörü Örneği (Antecedents of Trust in Buyer-Supplier Relations in Developing Countries: The Case of the Turkish Automotive Industry),” TODAİE Amme İdaresi Dergisi (Journal of the Public Administration Institute for Turkey and the Middle East), vol. 42, 139-160.

6.       Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, 2009, “Revisiting Trust and Control: Effects on Perceived Relationship Performance,” International Small Business Journal, vol. 27, 39-69.

7.       Çetindamar, D., S. N. Wasti, H. Ansal, B. Beyhan, 2009, “Does Technology Management Research Diverge or Converge in Developing and Developed Countries?” Technovation, vol. 29, 45-58.

8.       Wasti, S. N., S. A. Wasti, 2008, “Trust in Buyer-Supplier Relations: The Case of the Turkish Automotive Industry,” Journal of International Business Studies, vol. 39, 118-131.

9.       Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, 2007, “Trust, Control, and Risk: A Test of Das and Teng’s Conceptual Framework for Pharmaceutical Buyer-Supplier Relationships,” Group and Organization Management, vol. 32, 430-464.

10.   Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, 2006, "Alıcı-Satıcı İlişkilerinde Güvenin Performansa Etkisi:  Eczane-Ecza Deposu Örneği," (The Effect of Trust on Buyer-Supplier Relationships:  The Pharmacy-Drug Warehouse Case), ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi (METU Studies in Development), vol. 33, 223-254.

11.   Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman, 2006, “Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Industry,” International Journal of Operations and Production Management, vol. 26, 947-970.

12.   Kozan, M. K., S. N. Wasti, A. Kuman, 2006, “Management of Buyer-Supplier Conflict: The Case of the Turkish Automotive Industry,” Journal of Business Research, vol. 59, 662-670.

13.   Tukel, O. I., S. N. Wasti, 2001, “Analysis of Supplier-Buyer Relationships Using Resource Constrained Project Scheduling Strategies,” European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 129, 271-276.

14.   Wasti, S. N., 1999, "Japon Firmalarında Ar-Ge: Yöntemler ve Yapılardan Örnekler," (R&D in Japanese Firms: Examples of Methods and Structures), ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi (METU Studies in Development), vol. 26, 203-224.

15.   Wasti, S. N., J. K. Liker, 1999, "Collaboration with Suppliers in Product Development: A U.S. and Japan Comparative Study," IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, vol. 46, 444-461.

(This paper has received the 1999 EMS Transactions Publication Award given by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Engineering Management Society (EMS)).

16.   Liker, J. K., R. R. Kamath, S. N. Wasti, 1998, "Supplier Involvement in Design: A Comparative Survey of Automotive Suppliers in the USA, UK, and Japan," The International Journal of Quality Science (merged into the International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management), vol. 3, 214-238.

(This paper was chosen as a “highly commended paper” by the MCB University Press Literati Club Award for Excellence, 1999.)

17.   Wasti, S. N., J. K. Liker, 1997, "Risky Business or Competitive Power: Supplier Involvement in Japanese Product Design," Journal of Product Innovation Management, vol. 14, 337-355.

18.   Liker, J. K., R. R. Kamath, S. N. Wasti, M. Nagamachi, 1996, "Suppliers' Involvement in Product Development: Are There Still Large U.S.-Japan Differences?" Research Policy, vol. 25, 59-89.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

1.        Andrews, S., Wasti, S. N. “Participant centred learning in management education:  The case for learning in Turkey,” 11th Annual Euromed Academy of Business (EMAB) Conference, Valetta, 12-14 September 2018.

2.       C. Durukan, R. Narooz, R., Wasti, S. N. “Entrepreneurial adaptation in the video game industry:  A case for game developers in a Turkish university technopark,” Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference, Bristol, 3-6 September 2018.

(This paper received the Best Developmental Paper Award from the Cultural and Creative Industries Division of the British Academy of Management, 2018)

3.       Horata, A. M., Wasti, S. N., Ceylan, C., Dul, J. “Physical space matters: How social capital fosters creativity and innovation in technopark firms?” Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Reykjavik, 19-22 June 2018.

4.       Ceylan, C., Horata, A. M., Wasti, S. N., Dul, J. “Social capital and physical space in facilitating creativity and innovation: A case study,” Clustering—International Conference on Clusters and Districts, Valencia, 24-25 May 2018.

5.       C. Durukan, R. Narooz, R., Wasti, S. N. “A conceptual framework for effectuation in video game industry,” Institute for Small Business and Entrpreneurship (ISBE) Conference, Belfast, 8-9 November, 2017.

6.      Hofmann, E., Nienaber, A., Narooz, R., Wasti, S. N. & Searle, R., “Distrust between stakeholders in technology parks,” Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference, Warwick, 5-7 September 2017.

7.       S. N. Wasti, C. Ceylan, J. Dul, “Physical Space, Communication and Social Capital: The Case of Technoparks as Innovative Clusters,” Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Glasgow, 21-24 June 2017.

8.      Keskin, F. F., S. N. Wasti, “Teknopark Firmalarında Sosyal Sermay, Bilgi Paylaşımı, Örgütsel Çiftyönlülük ve Firma Performansı Arasındaki İlişki,” (“Social Capital and Its Effects on Organizational Ambidexterity and Firm Performance in Technology Parks”), 25. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 25th National Management and Organization Congress), Ankara, May 25-27, 2017.

9.      R. Narooz, A. Nienaber, S. N. Wasti, E. Hoffmann, “Co-creation of Collaborative entrepreneurial Eco-systems: An Investigation of Trust Building Mechanisms in Turkish Science Parks”, 9th Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations, Dublin, 17-18 November 2016.

10.    S. N. Wasti, H. Çelik, “Analyzing Public Reaction to Toyota’s Trust Repair Efforts Using Image Restoration Theory,” 9th Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations, Dublin, 17-18 November 2016.

11.     S. N. Wasti, C. Ceylan, J. Dul, “Physical Space, Social Capital, and Collaborative Innovation: The Case of Technoparks as Innovative Clusters”, Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference, Newcastle, 6-8 September 2016.

12.    S. N. Wasti, B. Tarı Kasnakoğlu, “Consumer Responses to Toyota’s Crisis Communication Tactics,” Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference, Portsmouth, 8-10 September 2015.

13.    Aslan, D., S. N. Wasti, “Social Capital Development in High Tech Firms,” Proceedings of the 15th European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Warsaw, June 17-20, 2015.

14.    Aslan, D., S. N. Wasti, “Space, Interaction, and Innovation: Does Proximity Really Matter for High Tech Firms,” Proceedings of the DRUID15 Conference, Rome, June 15-17, 2015.

15.    Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, “Precious Yet Perilous: Exloring the Dark Side of Trust in the Jewelry Trade,” European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) 31st Colloquium, Athens, July 2-4, 2015.

16.    Köksal, G., B. Tarı Kasnakoğlu, S. N. Wasti, “QFD for Identification of Services for New Markets: A Case of Technopark Services,” Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Quality Function Deployment, Istanbul, 4-5 September 2014.

17.    Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, M. Cantekin, “The Dark Side of Trust: Institutional, Relational and Economic Antecedents,” Proceedings of the British Academy of Management Conference, Liverpool, 10-12 September 2013.

18.    Köksal, G., S. N. Wasti, B. Tarı Kasnakoğlu, “A Service Package Development Methodology for Technoparks,” abstract in proceedings of XXVI EURO–INFORMS Joint International Conference, Rome, 1-4 July 2013.

19.    Feşel Akbay, N. N., G. Köksal, S. N. Wasti, “Etkin Ürün Yönetimi için Bir Karar Destek Sistemi,” Üretim Araştırmaları Sempozyumu, Izmir, September 2012.

20.   Rosell, D. T., N. Lakemond, S. N. Wasti , “Capturing supplier knowledge in new product development:the effects of trust,” 21st IPSERA (International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association) International Conference, Naples, April 1-4, 2012.

21.    Wasti, S. N., “Trust Repair Activities at Toyota:  A Crisis Communication Approach,” 6th Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations Proceedings CD, Milan, June 14-15, 2012.

22.    Tarı, B., B. Uzunca, S. N. Wasti, “Mikro ve Makro Dönüşümlerin Tedarikçi Gelişimine ve Öğrenmesine Etkileri: Otomotiv Sektöründe bir İnceleme,” (“The Effects of Micro and Macro Transitions in Supplier Development and Learning: A Study in the Automotive Sector”), 18. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 18th National Management and Organization Congress), Adana, May 20-22, 2010.

23.   Wasti, S. N., A. E. Şengün, Ç. Önder, “The Dark Side of Trust in Buyer-Supplier Relationships:  The Case of Pharmacy-Drug Wholesaler Relationships,” 5th Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations Proceedings CD, Madrid, January 28-29, 2010.

24.   Uzunca, B., S. N. Wasti, “The Effect of Social Capital in Supplier Development and Organizational Learning: Spinoff Suppliers of a Turkish Automotive Manufacturer,” posted on the website for the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) 25th Colloquium (www.egosnet.org), Barcelona, July 2-4, 2009.

25.   Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman Çınar, “Ana Sanayi Firmalarının Yan Sanayiye Yaptıkları İlişkiye Has Yatırımın Öncülleri:  Türk Otomotiv Sanayiinde bir Araştırma,” (“Antecedents of Relationship Specific Investments of Buyers:  A Study of the Turkish Automotive Industry”), 16. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 16th National Management and Organization Congress), Antalya, May 16-18, 2008.

26.   Köseoğlu, G., S. N. Wasti, “Social Capital Development Among Tenant Firms in Business Incubators: The Case of a Turkish Business Incubator,” extended abstract in European Operations Management Association (EUROMA) Conference Proceedings CD, Ankara, June 17-20, 2007.

27.    Çetindamar, D., S. N. Wasti, H. Ansal, B. Beyhan, “A Knowledge Map of the Technology Management Discipline,” European Operations Management Association (EUROMA) Conference Proceedings CD, Ankara, June 17-20, 2007.

28.   Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, “Between Trust and Distrust: An Investigation of the Linkage Between Trust Types and Relationship Performance Outcomes,” European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) 3rd Workshop on Trust Proceedings CD, Amsterdam, October 27-28, 2005.

29.   Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, “Interaction Between Trust, Control, and Risk in a Long-Term Supply Arrangement Type Alliance: A Test of Das & Teng’s (2001) Framework,” posted on the website for the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) 21st Colloquium (www.egos.cbs.dk), Berlin, June 30-July 2, 2005.

30.   Özalp, Y., G. Köksal, S. N. Wasti, “An Integrative Framework for Supplier Segmentation,” Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, İstanbul, June 19-22, 2005.

31.    Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, “Alıcı-Satıcı İlişkilerinde Güvenin Performansa Etkileri: Ankara’daki Eczaneler Üzerine Nicel Bir Çalışma,” (“The Effect of Trust on Buyer-Supplier Relations:  A Quantitative Study of Pharmacies in Ankara”), 13. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 13th National Management and Organization Congress), İstanbul, May 12-14, 2005.

32.   Kozan, M. K., S. N. Wasti, A. Kuman, “Management of Buyer-Supplier Conflict:  The Case of the Turkish Automotive Industry,” The Global Business and Economics Research Conference Proceedings, İstanbul, August 6, 2004.

33.   Şengün, A. E., S. N. Wasti, “Alıcı-Satıcı İlişkilerinde Güvenin Performansa Etkileri: Ecza Deposu-Eczane İlişkisi Örneği,” (“The Effect of Trust on Buyer-Supplier Relations:  The Case of the Drug Warehouse-Pharmacy Relationship”), 12. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 12th National Management and Organization Congress), Bursa, May 27-29, 2004.

34.   Kuman, A., S. N. Wasti, M. K. Kozan, “Buyer-Supplier Relationship Typologies in the Turkish Automotive Sector,” EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting Abstracts CD, İstanbul, July 6-10, 2003.

35.   Tarı, B., S. N. Wasti, “Algılanan Çevresel Belirsizllik, Örgüt Yapısı ve Sınırsal Faaliyetler Arasındaki İlişkilerin bir Türk Yarı-Kamu Kurumunda Araştırılması,” (“The Investigation of the Interrelationships Between Perceived Environmental Uncertainty, Organizational Structure, and Boundary Spanning Activities in a Turkish Semi-Public Organization”), 11. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 11th National Management and Organization Congress), Afyon, May 22-24, 2003.

36.   Kuman, A., S. N. Wasti, M. K. Kozan, “Türk Otomotiv Sektöründeki Ana-Yan Sanayi İlişki Tiplemeleri ve Çatışma Yönetim Şekilleri Üzerine bir Pilot Çalışma,” (“The Typology of Buyer-Supplier Relations and Conflict Management Styles in the Turkish Automotive Sector,”) VII. Otomotiv ve Yan Sanayii Sempozyumu Bildiri Kitabı (Proceedings of the 7th Automotive and Supplier Industry Symposium), Bursa, October 26-27, 2001.

37.   Martin, X., Wasti, S. N., “On the Edge of Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Information Constraints and Supplier-Buyer Relations in the Turkish Automotive Industry,” European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) 17th Colloquium Abstracts CD, Lyon, July 5-7, 2001.

38.   Wasti, S. N., “Predictors of Trust in Buyer-Supplier Relations: A Contextual and Cultural Comparison of Japan and Turkey,” Association of Japanese Business Studies 14th Annual Meeting, Seinajoki, Finland, June 11-13, 2001.

39.   Wasti, S. N. , S. A. Wasti, “Ana Sanayi-Yan Sanayi İlişkilerinde Güven ve Bağlılık Ölçeklerinin Geliştirilmesi,” (“The Development of Trust and Loyalty Indices in Buyer-Supplier Relationships”), 8. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the 8th National Management and Organization Congress), Nevşehir, May 25-27, 2000.

40.  Wasti, S. N. “Japon Otomotiv Tedarik Yönteminin Uyarlanması:  Dünyadan ve Türkiye'den Örnekler,” (“The Adaptation of the Japanese Supply Management System:  Examples from the World and Turkey”), Invited Paper, VI. Otomotiv ve Yan Sanayii Sempozyumu Bildiri Kitabı (Proceedings of the 6th Automotive and Supplier Industry Symposium), Bursa, November 19-20, 1999.

41.    S. N. Wasti, "Can Japanese Supplier Management Systems be Transplanted? Examples from the Field,”  Global Awareness Society International 8th Annual Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28-29, 1999.

42.   Wasti, S. N., "Türk Otomotiv Sektörümüz Ana ve Yan Sanayi İlişkilerinde Nerede?”  (The Status of Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Sector), 7. Ulusal Yönetim ve Organizasyon Kongresi (7th National Management and Organization Congress), İstanbul, May 27-29, 1999.

43.   Wasti, S. N., “Japon Firmalarında AR-GE Proje Yönetiminden Örnekler,” (Examples of R&D Project Management in Japanese Firms”), Invited Paper, Proje Yönetimi Ulusal Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Proceedings of the National Project Management Congress), İstanbul, April 29-30, 1999.

44.   Wasti, S. N., "Japanese Recipes" in the Turkish Automotive "Kitchen"," Association of Japanese Business Studies 11th Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings, Oakbrook, Illinois, May 29-31, 1998.

45.   Güner, N., S. N. Wasti, "Business Plans for Knowledge Parks: The Case of the METU Technopark," Global Awareness Society International 7th Annual Conference Proceedings, İstanbul, May 28-31, 1998.

46.  Wasti, S. N., “Türk Binek Otomobili Sektöründe Müşteri-İmalatçı İlişkileri Üzerine bir Çalışma,” (“A Study of the Buyer-Supplier Relations in the Turkish Automotive Industry”), V. Otomotiv ve Yan Sanayii Sempozyumu Bildiri Kitabı (Proceedings of the 5th Automotive and Supplier Industry Symposium), Bursa, November 7-8, 1997.

47.   Wasti, S. N., “Design Outsourcing and Product Development: A Study of the U.S. and Japan Automotive Industries,” Proceedings of the 9th World Productivity Congress, Vol. 1, İstanbul, June 4-7, 1995.

48.  Liker, J. K., R. R. Kamath, S. N. Wasti, M. Nagamachi, "Integrating Product Development Through the Supply Chain," The Best in Management Worldwide: Linking Management Scholarship--Proceedings of the 2nd International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), L. R. Jauch, R. N. Osborn (Eds.), Dallas, Texas, August 17-20, 1994.

49.  Liker, J. K., R. R. Kamath, S. N. Wasti, M. Nagamachi, "The Supplier Role in Product Development: Are There Still Large U.S. and Japan Differences?" Academy of Management 54th Annual Meeting Best Papers Proceedings, D. P. Moore (Ed.), Dallas, Texas, August 14-17, 1994.

(This paper received the Runner-up Best Paper Award from the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management, 1994.)

50.   Dagli, C. H., N. Wasti, "An Intelligent Scheduling System For Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems," Engineering Society of Detroit Conference on Programmable Controllers and Expert Systems Conference Proceedings, Detroit, Michigan, April 4-6, 1989.

[This paper was also presented in Turkish ("Otomatik Ambarlama Sistemleri icin Uzman Çizelgeleme Sistemi") at the 12th National Congress of Operations Research (Yöneylem Araştırması 12. Ulusal Kongresi) held at Bilkent University, Ankara, June 21-23, 1989.]

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS

1.        Wasti, S. N.,Space, Social Capital, and Innovation: The Case of METU Technopolis as an Innovative Space,” University of Southampton Winchester School of Art, July 17, 2015.

2.       Wasti, S. N., “A Content Analysis of Online Consumer Responses to Toyota’s Unintended Acceleration Crisis: Suggestions for Trust Repair,” 8th Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations, Coventry, November 5-7, 2014.

3.       Wasti, S. N., G. Biliciler, İ. Güngör, E. Y. Tanrıverdi, “Media Reflection of Toyota’s Trust Repair Activities:  A Crisis Communication Approach,” Association of Japanese Business Studies 26th Annual Conference, Istanbul, July 2-3, 2013.

(This paper was also presented at the 7th First International Network on Trust (FINT) Workshop on Trust Within and Between Organizations in Singapore, November 21-23, 2013.)

4.       Wasti, S. N., S. A. Wasti, “Buyer Supplier Trust in Developing Countries:  The Case of the Turkish Automotive Industry,” talk given at the International Conference on Social Sciences, İzmir, August 21, 2008.

5.       Wasti, S. N., “Strategic Segmentation in Buyer-Supplier Relationships,” talk given at the 1st International Automotive Supplier Forum (1. Uluslararası Otomotiv Yan Sanayi Forumu), İstanbul, June 10, 2004.

6.      Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman, “Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Industry,” talk given at the Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Engineering, Ankara, April 9, 2004.

7.       Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman, “Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Industry,” talk given at Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration, Ankara, December 29, 2003.

8.      Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman, “Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Industry,” talk given at the “Workshop on Opportunities for Strategic Collaboration Among Automotive Buyers and Suppliers,” organized by the Sabancı University Competitiveness Forum, İstanbul, September 26, 2003.

9.      Wasti, S. N., “Küreselleşme Perspektifi İçinde Ana ve Yan Sanayii İlişkileri,” (Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Perspective of Globalization), talk given at the the 2nd International Subcontracting Exhibition (SUBCONIST), İstanbul, May 8, 2003.

10.    Wasti, S. N., "Buyers And Suppliers:  Different Strokes For Different Folks," Paper presented at the Academy of Management 1999 Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, August 6-11, 1999.

11.     Wasti, S. N., “New Developments in Manufacturing Systems:  International Comparisons,” Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy First Conference, Tokyo, September 7-8, 1998.

12.    Liker, J. K., S. N. Wasti, R. R. Kamath, "Involving Parts Suppliers in Automotive Product Development: US, UK & Japan" INFORMS Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 1995.

13.    Wasti, S. N., J. K. Liker, "Supplier Involvement in Automotive Component Design: A US-Japan Comparison, ORSA/TIMS Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October, 1994.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.       Wasti, S. N., “İktisadi Kuramlar” (Organizational Economics Theories), chapter in Örgüt Kuramı (Organization Theory), D. Taşcı, E. Erdemir (Eds.), Anadolu University Publications No. 2949, 2013, pp. 104-119.

2.       Wasti, S. N., “Case-Spec Chem,” Chapter in Rising to the Digital Challenge:  Lessons from Mediterreanean Enterprises, B. Chapelet (Ed.), Centre TIME, Grenoble Ecole de Management, 2005.

3.      Wasti, S. N. "Türk Otomotiv Sektöründe Ana ve Yan Sanayi İlişkileri:  Japon Modeli Uyar Mı?" (Buyer-Supplier Relationships in the Turkish Automotive Sector:  Is the Japanese Model Appropriate?", Chapter in Akademisyenler ve Profesyoneller Bakış Açısıyla Türkiye'de Yönetim, Liderlik ve İnsan Kaynakları Uygulamaları (Management, Leadership and Human Resources Management in Turkey from the Perspective of Academicians and Professionals), Z. Aycan (Ed.), Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları No. 21, 2000.

4.      Liker, J. K., S. N. Wasti, “Involving the Supply Chain in Design,” Chapter in Handbook of Total Quality Management, C. N. Madu (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.

5.      Liker, J. K., R. R. Kamath, S. N. Wasti, M. Nagamachi, "Integrating Suppliers into Product Development," Chapter in Engineered in Japan: Japanese Technology Management Practices, J. K. Liker, J. Ettlie, J. C. Campbell (Eds.), Oxford University Press, 1995.

6.      Choi, T. Y., S. N. Wasti, "Institutional Pressures and Organizational Learning: The Case of American-Owned Automotive-Parts Suppliers and Japanese Shop-Floor Production Methods," Chapter in Engineered in Japan: Japanese Technology Management Practices, J. K. Liker, J. Ettlie, J. C. Campbell (Eds.), Oxford University Press, 1995.

(The aforementioned book is the 1996 recipient of the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing Research in the Books and Monographs Category.)

 

BOOK REVIEW

1.        Öz, Ö., S. N. Wasti, 2001, “Book Review: M. E. Porter, H. Takeuchi, M. Sakakibara, Can Japan Compete? London, MacMillan Press, Ltd., 2000, 208 pp.” ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi (METU Studies in Development), vol. 28, Number 3-4, pp. 477-484.

 

WORKING PAPERS

1.        Wasti, S. N., 2001, “Predictors of Trust in Buyer-Supplier Relations: A Contextual and Cultural Comparison of Japan and Turkey,” The University of Tokyo, Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy (CIRJE) Discussion Paper Series, CIRJE-F-108.

2.        Eschenbach, T., N. Wasti, J. Pursley, S. H. Burgess, 1990, "Multicriteria Methods for Justifying New Manufacturing Technology: A Case Study," The University of Missouri-Rolla, Department of Engineering Management, Working Paper Series, 90-14-39.

3.       Wasti, N., T. Eschenbach, 1990, "Justifying New Manufacturing Technology: A Case Study," The University of Missouri-Rolla, Department of Engineering Management, Working Paper Series, 90-9-39.

 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATION

1.        Wasti, S. N., 2011, “Kıyaslama Yöntemi Hakkında Bilinmesi Gerekenler” (What We Need to Know about Benchmarking), Önce Kalite Dergisi, Şubat (February).

2.        Wasti, S. N., M. K. Kozan, A. Kuman, “Türk Otomotiv Sektöründe Ana ve Yan Sanayi İlişki Tiplerinin Araştırılması (The Research of Primary and Subsidiary Industry Relation Types in the Turkish Automotive Sector),” TAYSAD Dergisi, Ocak-Mart (January-March) 2004, No. 21. 

 

M.B.A. THESES SUPERVISED

1.        Berna Tarı, Analyzing the Fit Between Organizational Environment, Structure, and Culture: A Case Study of a Public Organization, September 2002.

2.        Ayça Kuman, Buyer-Supplier Relationship Typologies and Conflict Management Strategies in the Turkish Automotive Industry, March 2003.

3.       Gamze Köseoğlu, Social Capital Formation Among Tenant Firms and Between Tenant Firms and the Host University in Business Incubators:  The Case of a Turkish Business Incubator, June 2007.

4.       Bilgehan Uzunca, Comparative Advantages of Spinoff Suppliers: A Case Study of a Turkish Automotive Manufacturer, June 2009.

5.       F. Feyza Keskin, Relationship Between Social Capital, Information Sharing, Organizational Ambidexterity and Firm Performance in Technology Parks, September 2018.

6.       Hazal Çelik, Toyota’s Crisis Communications and Public Emotions:  Implications for Trust Repair, September 2018.

 

M.S. THESIS SUPERVISED

1.        Duygu Aslan, Sources and Benefits of Social Capital for Technology Based Firms in STPs:  A Case of METU Technopolis, August 2014.

 

M.S. THESIS CO-SUPERVISED

1.        Yeşim Özalp, Integration of Supplier Processes:  Supplier Segmentation, Supplier Selection, and Order Allocation in a Case Company, October 2005 (co-supervised with Gülser Köksal).

 

PH. D. DISSERTATION SUPERVISED

1.        Elif Uzun-Şengün, Performance Outcomes of Interorganizational Trust in Buyer-Seller Relationships: The Case of the Relationship Between a Pharmacy and a Drug Wholesaler, January 2005.

 

PH. D. DISSERTATION CO-SUPERVISED

1.        Nilgün Feşel Akbay, Product Mix Determination Under Uncertainty Within a Framework Proposed for Effective Product Management, September 2013 (co-supervised with Gülser Köksal).

 

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

September 2015-August 2018

Local coordinator for Eramus+ Project on developing case teaching and case writing in Turkish higher education

January-May 2013

Project director for Middle East Technical University Technopark consulting project on determination of ODTÜ Teknokent services for international stakeholders

April 2011-December 2016

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating Toyota’s trust rebuilding efforts after the “sticky gas pedal” crisis

January-December 2016

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating the relationship of social capital on ambidexterity for technology park firms

January 2007-November 2009

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating cases of supplier spinoff organizations in the automotive industry.

July 2006-May 2009

Researcher in Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) project on Turkey’s technology management system.

January-December 2006

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating university-incubator relationships.

January-December 2004

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating performance outcomes of trust in pharmacy-drug wholesaler dyads.

September 2002-May 2005

Researcher on Medforist: Euro-Mediterranean Network for Sharing IST Learning Resources (part of the EUMEDIS) Project.

September 2000-2002

Project consultant for MIT’s International Vehicle Manufacturing Program (IMVP) Assembly Plant Research Project–Round 3.

1998-2003

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating types of buyer-supplier relationships in the Turkish automotive industry.

1996-1998

Project director for Middle East Technical University research grant investigating state of buyer-supplier relationships in the Turkish automotive industry.

January-December 1997

Project director, Middle East Technical University Technopark business plan development project.

December 1996-January 1997

Consultant, Reorganization project, Monroe Shock Absorbers (Monroe Amortisörleri)-Tenneco Automotive, Çorlu, Turkey.

December 1995- January 1996

Consultant for the World Bank Agromarketing Management Pilot Program Consortium conducted by the Department of Management, Middle East Technical University

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1.         Director of the METU Confucius Institute April 2011-December 2018

2.         Member of the Administrative Board of the METU Confucius Institute, October 2008-April 2011

3.        Review board member for the Journal of Trust Research, 2013-

4.        European Academy of Management (EURAM) National Representative

5.        Ad hoc reviewer for

·         International Journal of Operations and Production Management

·         IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

·         Journal of Trust Research

·         International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management

·         International Journal of Conflict Management

·         International Journal of Production Economics

·         European Business Review

·         Journal of Business Venturing

·         Technovation

·         Sustainable Development Journal

·         Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management

·         METU Studies in Development Journal (ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi)

·         Various international and national conferences

6.        Guest editor for the Muhan Soysal Special Issue of the METU Studies in Development Journal (ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi), 2009

7.        Department of Business Administration, Assistant Chair during April 2000-January 2001, Acting Chair during January-April 2001, Chair during April 2001-March 2002

8.        Assistant to Turkey’s National Project Coordinator Chairman at the Eureka! Consortium, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK-TİDEB), October 1998-July 1999

9.        Memberships on numerous M.S., Ph.D., and M.B.A. committees within and outside METU

10.     Member of various university and departmental committees

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

First International Network on Trust (FINT)

European Academy of Management (EURAM)