Marko  Bastl
Marko BastlMarquette University

Straz Hall, 383

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6866
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Dr. Bastl has well over 20 years of academic and executive experience. Prior joining Marquette University in August 2013 he worked as a Senior Research Fellow in a renowned Supply Chain Research Centre and Cranfield School of Management in United Kingdom. He held various executive positions, last being Head of corporate financial and operational controlling in paper manufacturing business.

Dr. Bastl’s research and teaching interests are addressing some of the most topical and critical questions in supply chain management practice and theory. These include for example how to effectively manage multi-tier inter-firm relationships, how to effectively exit from buyer-supplier relationships and how to achieve supply chain transparency, to name a few.

Dr. Bastl’s work won multiple awards for outstanding research and has been published in Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management and International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management among others. He is Editorial Review Board member for Journal of Supply Chain Management and acts as a reviewer for multiple other top tier journals.

Education

  • Ph.D. Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom, 2012
  • MSc, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 2005
  • BSc, Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1999

Research Interests

  • Relational dynamic in multi-tier supply network relationships
  • Relationship dissolution strategies
  • Information sharing and transparency in supply chains
  • Quantitative and qualitative data visualization

Selected Publications

Habib, F., Bastl, M., Karatzas, A., Mena, C. (2019) “Treat me well and I may leave you kindly: a configurational approach to buyer’s choice of exit strategies”, - Industrial Marketing Management, In-print

Bastl, M., Johnson, M., Finne, M. (2019) “A mid-range theory of control and coordination in service triads”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 21-47

Karatzas, A., Johnson, M., Bastl, M.  (2017) “Manufacturer–Supplier relationships and service performance in service triads”, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 950-969.

Karatzas, A., Johnson, M. Bastl, M. (2016) “Relationship determinants of performance in service triads: a configurational approach”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 28-47.

Habib, F., Bastl M., Pilbeam, C. (2015), “Strategic Responses to Power Dominance in Buyer-Supplier Relationships: A Weaker Actor’s Perspective”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Vol. 45, No 1-2, pp. 182-203.

Bastl, M., Johnson, M., Choi, T.Y. (2013) “Who’s Seeking Whom? Coalition Behaviour of a Weaker Player in Buyer-Supplier Relationships”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 8-28.

Bastl, M., Johnson, M., Lightfoot, M., Evans, S. (2012) “Buyer-Supplier Relationships in a Servitized Environment: An Examination with Cannon and Perreault’s Framework”, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 650-675.

Honors and Awards

  • Harold E. Fearon Best Paper Award, 2016 winner: Karatzas, A, Johnson, M., Bastl, M. “Relationship determinants of performance in service triads: a configurational approach”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 28-47

  • Journal of Supply Chain Management, Harold E. Fearon Best Paper Award, 2013 finalist: Bastl, M., Johnson, M., Choi T.Y. “Who’s Seeking Whom? Coalition Behavior of a Weaker Player in Buyer-Supplier Relationships”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 8-28.
  • Best paper award, 18th, Logistics Research Network Conference 2013, Birmingham, United Kingdom: Vorst, J.G.A.J., van der, Bloemhof, J., Bastl, M., Allaoui, H., (2013) "Sustainability Assessment in Food Supply Chain Logistics"
  • Highly Commended Award Winners 2011; Emerald Publishing’s Awards for Excellence in the category of Outstanding Papers
    • Bastl, M., Grubic, T., Templar, S., Harrison, A., Fan, I.S. (2010), “Inter-organisational costing approaches – the inhibiting factors”, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 21, No.1, pp. 65-88.
    • Martinez, V., Bastl, M., Kingston, J., Evans, S. (2010), “Challenges in Transforming Manufacturing Organisations into Product-Service Providers”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 449-469.
  • Emerging Scholar Award 2010: Dr. Bastl was selected as one of eight emerging scholars in the world in the field of Operations Management, by the American Production and Operations Management Society, Vancouver 2010, Canada.