Kühne Logistics University

Kühne Logistics University

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Germany Established: 2010 Scholars: 1
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Business and Management discipline and affiliated with Kühne Logistics University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Kühne Logistics University is 39 with a mean value for the h-index of 39.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Kühne Logistics University is 125 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 125.00.


Kühne Logistics University

Kühne Logistics University (KLU or Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung) is a private research university in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 2003 as a public-private partnership named the Hamburg School of Logistics. Later, it took on its current name in honor of Klaus-Michael Kühne who has granted the institution a series of donations since its foundation. This state-recognized business school is known for its international business programs that are taught in English exclusively.

Kühne Logistics University Key Statistics

KLU has two departments: the Department of Operations and Technology and the Department of Leadership and Management. It offers comprehensive specialized business education, from university education to professional education programs. Currently, there are six programs available. These include the B.Sc. in Business Administration, M.Sc. in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM), KLU Executive Education, and a structured Ph.D. program.

Its Bachelor in Business Administration program has four profiles: supply chain management, sustainable management, international management, and management information systems. Education is mainly provided on its main campus in Hafencity, Hamburg. However, its TriContinent M.Sc. in Global Logistics and SCM requires students to undergo study in Hamburg, Shanghai, and Knoxville, Tennessee in each of three semesters. These, and other programs, are supervised by its 26 resident faculty members.

Other Kühne Logistics University key statistics include its various customized programs for executive education. These include those for leadership, management, logistics and supply chain management, and corporate MBA. KLU also offers its students international study trips.

Kühne Logistics University Research

As a business school, Kühne Logistics University research focuses on applied business sciences and technology. Also, with a vast connection with both private and public entities, KLU collaborates with other organizations and individuals to produce state-of-the-art research work in business.

Its top research areas are business, computer science, and economics. The university’s research output has been presented in prestigious conferences, such as Systems, Man and Cybernetics in 2015, Decision Support Systems in 2020, and the 2019 Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering.

The top research work cited associated with Kühne Logistics University so far is Hinz et al.’s (2011) “Seeding strategies for viral marketing: An empirical comparison” published in the Journal of Marketing with 785 citations to date. This is followed by a publication by Kovjanic et al. (2012) in the Journal of Organizational Behavior titled “How do transformational leaders foster positive employee outcomes? A self-determination-based analysis of employees’ needs as mediating links” with 356 citations. The work was completed in cooperation with other researchers affiliated with other institutions.

The third-most-cited work associated with the university was published in the Journal of Business Ethics with 252 citations so far. The article is titled “Gender differences in leadership role occupancy: The mediating role of power motivation” authored by Schuh and colleagues (2014).

The KLU faculty also participates in many research groups, including the Erasmus Centre for Leadership Studies, Research Institute on Leadership and Operations in Humanitarian Aid, and the multidisciplinary research group and think tank RespectResearchGroup.

It also hosts research centers, including the Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics and the Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains. The university is also known for its expertise in three key competence areas: digital transformation, creating value, and sustainability.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
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Alan Campbell McKinnon

Alan Campbell McKinnon

Kühne Logistics University, Germany
D-index 39 Citations 6,836 125

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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