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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Henrik Franke


Research Interests

  • Manufacturing management
  • Teamwork
  • Digitalized production systems
  • Collaboration


  • Wiengarten, F., Durach, C.F., Franke, H., Netland, T. (2023). Impact pathways: towards an Adapted Understanding of the Development of Operational Capabilities. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 43(13), 50-67. .
  • Franke, H., Wynstra, F., Nullmeier, F., Nullmeier, C. (2022). Project Managers' Reactions to Project Disruption: Sponsor Actions Versus Environmental Uncertainty: International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 42(13), 335-357. .
  • Franke, H., Eckerd, S., Foerstl, K. (2022). Rising to the Top: Motivational Forces Influencing Status Conflict in Sourcing Teams. Production and Operations Management, 31(3), 963-983. .
  • Foerstl, K., Franke, H., Cataldo, Z.A. (2021). Drivers of Insourcing Decision Making: Evidence from a Vignette-based Experiment. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 27(4). (Short-listed for the JPMS Best Paper Award 2021).
  • Franke, H., Foerstl, K., Heese, H.S. (2021). The Interaction Effect of Goal Misalignment and Metaknowledge Distribution on Team Decision Making in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Decision Sciences, 52(2), 331-361. .
  • Franke, H., Foerstl, K. (2020). Goals, Conflict, Politics and Performance of Cross-Functional Sourcing Teams. Journal of Business Logistics 41(1), 6-30. (Short-listed for the JBL Best Paper Award 2020).


  • Bachelorseminar Simulation
  • Supervision of Master Theses


since 2023 Juniorprofessor for Supply Chain Innovation,
Supply Chain Management Area, WiSo-Fakultät, University of Cologne
2019-2023 Postdoc,
ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2019 PhD (Dr. rer. pol.),
EBS University for Business and Law, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany (summa cum laude)
2016-2019 PhD student,
EBS University for Business and Law, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany (summa cum laude)
2015-2019 Research associate,
German Graduate School of Management and Law, Heilbronn, Germany
2018 Visiting researcher,
Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis, USA
2015-2017 M.Sc. Management,
EBS University for Business and Law, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
2010-2015 B.Sc. Electrical Industrial Engineering,
University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany