Dr Anne Staal

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Senior Lecturer

Email: anne.staal@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4030-7862

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Academic appointments:

  • Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2020 - ongoing)
  • Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Hanze University of Applied Sciences (2010 - 2020)
  • PhD researcher and lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2013 - 2016)
  • Senior Lecturer, Stenden University of Applied Sciences (2008 - 2010)
  • Supply Chain Manager, Philips (2007 - 2008)
  • B2B Account Manager, Vodafone - Ziggo (2006 - 2007)
  • Procurement Manager, Essent - RWE a utility company (2004 - 2005)

Qualifications:

  • PhD, Auckland University of Technology
  • Master in Business Administration, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
  • Diploma in Management Studies, University of Teesside
  • Masters in Arts, Groningen Research University
  • Bachelor Mechanical Engineering, Hanze University of Applied Sciences
  • Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Amsterdam University
  • Certificate in Marketing, Netherlands Marketing Institute (NIMA)
  • Certificate in Modern Telecom Technology, The Hague University

Overview:

Anne Staal started his career in the Netherlands and considers himself a Dutch Kiwi. He obtained his PhD at AUT and now works as a senior lecturer for the School of Future Environments.

He has broad research interests and takes a multidisciplinary approach. His teaching is student-centered. He supports the students to develop business and transferable skills for a better word

Anne was trained as a mechanical engineer (BEng), a translator (MA), and a manager (MBA). He has 15 years of business experience as a patent consultant, business analyst, procurement manager, B2B account manager, supply chain manager and change & project manager. He then switched to academia, and worked for the School of Facilities Management at Hanze University. He examined, supervised and lectured on procurement management, marketing, entrepreneurship, supply chain management, and change management.

He loves fair-weather sailing on the Hauraki Gulf, is married and has two teenage boys.

Research interests:

Anne works within the School of Future Environments with a business focus on engineering, construction and facilities.

His research interests relate to procurement; supplier innovations; value chains; entrepreneurship; technology innovations; sustainable development; sustainable procurement; innovation procurement; business development; new product development.

He particularly invites industry, scholars and students to participate in meaningful research projects on:
- measuring and improving sustainable procurement with the ISO 20400 standard
- developing a mobile app to find and select innovative suppliers (with a Dutch company)
- improving performance of innovative/agile supply chains in New Zealand
- clever procurement within scale-ups and SMEs.

Teaching summary:

MGMT855: Sustainable Procurement Management
ENGE815: Engineering Corporate Social Responsibility
ENGE701: Engineering Management II
ENBU811: Built Asset Management
SUSE801: Corporate Sustainable Strategies
COMP702: Research and Development Project Part 1

ENBU996 / ENGE986: Supervisor (till completion) of 4 MCM/MEPM students. Currently 5 MCM/MEPM students on innovation procurement, sustainable procurement, and entrepreneurship procurement.

Contracted, developed and delivered AUT / FMANZ masterclasses for Facilities Management professionals. Supported the design of a new logistics & supply chain management programme with a paper on sustainable procurement.

In the Netherlands, he taught marketing, change management, procurement, general management on a bachelor level. Supervised bachelor theses on procurement, facilities management, supply chain management. Examined bachelor theses on entrepreneurship, small business and retail management.

Fields of research:

  • Building Construction Management and Project Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Small Business Management

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply - NZ branch (2020 - ongoing)
  • Support FMANZ with teaching and research, Facilities Management Association New Zealand (2014 - ongoing)
  • Member of IPSERA, International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (2012 - ongoing)
  • Member of NEVI, Dutch Association for Procurement Management (2009 - ongoing)

Editorship, reviewing, examining, and judging

  • Member of the reviewing committee of ANZASca, Conference of the 54th Architectural Science Association (2020)
  • External Examiner Faculty of Small Business & Retail Management, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (2001 - 2019)

Facilitation, networking and collaboration

  • Co-organised the 15th Hanze Procurement Conference: Procurement Digitalisation. Approx 220 participants, Hanze University of Applied Sciences (NL) (2020)
  • Co-organised the 14th Hanze Procurement Conference: Procurement behind the Horizon; 250 participants, Hanze University of Applied Sciences (NL) (2019)

Outreach and engagement

  • Blog on the IPSERA Procurement Research Conference in Athens (2018)
  • Blog on Sales versus Procurement - or More Value Together (2017)
  • Blog on Dilemmas in Selecting Procurement Talents and in Selecting Suppliers (2017)
  • Blog on my PhD (2013)

Invitation to present research

  • The Other Side of Retail Marketing - keynote procurement aspects in retail, Yogyakarta; Indonesia (2020)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Staal, A. (2019). Managing innovative suppliers: Exploring company, procurement, and performance variables in New Zealand construction supply chains. (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/12901

  • Staal, A. A. G., Hagelaar, G., Walhof, G., & Holman, R. (2016). Developing risk-based procurement management tools for SMEs. In Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Echange Conference 2016 (pp. 15 pages). Gold Coast Campus: ACERE. Retrieved from http://acereconference.com/

  • Staal, A., Tookey, J. E., Seadon, J., Mobach, M., & Walhof, G. (2015). How entrepreneurial New Zealand firms procure environmental technical innovations for the construction industry. In Understanding Small Enterprises (USE) Conference 2015 - Proceedings (pp. 694-716). Groningen: Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen. Retrieved from http://www.useconference.com/

Book chapters

Conference contributions

  • Staal, A., Tookey, J., & Seadon, J. (2017). Acquiring Radical Green Innovations for NZ Construction. In 5th New Zealand Built Environment Research Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland: Massey University.

  • Hagelaar, G., Staal, A., Walhof, G., & Holman, R. (2016). Extend business activities through aligning suppliers’ resources - results from a Dutch multiple case study in SMEs.. In IPSERA 2016 Conference Proceedings Vol. From efficiency to effectiveness in an integrated Supply Chain Management (pp. 15 pages). Dortmund: International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association. Retrieved from http://www.ipsera2016.lfo.tu-dortmund.de/welcome-to-ipsera-2016/

  • Staal, A. A. G., Hagelaar, G., Walhof, G., & Holman, R. (2016). Developing risk-based procurement management tools for SMEs. In Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Echange Conference 2016 (pp. 15 pages). Gold Coast Campus: ACERE. Retrieved from http://acereconference.com/

  • Staal, A., Tookey, J., Seadon, J., Walhof, G., & Mobach, M. (2015). How innovative New Zealand firms procure environmental innovations for the construction industry: a literature review. In 3rd Understanding Small Enterprises (USE) Conference. Groningen.

  • Hagelaar, G., Staal, A., Holman., & Walhof, G. (2015). Tool for Identifying Critical Control Points in Embedded Purchasing Activities within SMEs. In Preparing for New Competitive Challenges (pp. 14 pages). Amsterdam: International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA). Retrieved from http://www.ipsera2015.com/

  • Hagelaar, G., Staal, A., Holman, R., & Walhof, G. (2015). The Nature of Embedded Purchasing Activities in SMEs – Results from a Dutch Multiple Case Study. In Preparing for New Competitive Challenges Vol. 24th Annual IPSERA Conference (pp. 14 pages). Amsterdam: International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA). Retrieved from http://www.ipsera2015.com/

  • Staal, A., & Tookey, J. (2015). Procurement of non-incremental sustainable technology innovations -
    entrepreneurial firms supplying the New Zealand construction industry.. In ACERE 2015 Proceedings Vol. 11th Annual Conference (pp. 966-985). Australia: Queensland University of Technology. Retrieved from http://acereconference.com/

  • Crutzen, J., Losekoot, E., & Staal, A. (2015). FM Kiwi-style: the development of FM professionals in New Zealand. In K. Alexander (Ed.), EUROFM (pp. 45-67). Glasgow: EuroFM. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/8842

  • Staal, A., Tookey, J. E., Seadon, J., Mobach, M., & Walhof, G. (2015). How entrepreneurial New Zealand firms procure environmental technical innovations for the construction industry. In Understanding Small Enterprises (USE) Conference 2015 - Proceedings (pp. 694-716). Groningen: Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen. Retrieved from http://www.useconference.com/

  • Hagelaar, G., Staal, A., Walhof, G., & Holman, R. (2014). A Conceptual Model and Analytical Framework for Studying Purchasing & Supply Management within SMEs. In 23rd Annual IPSERA Conference Proceedings South Africa 2014 Vol. 23rd Annual Proceedings (pp. 231-248). South Africa: University of South Africa - UNISA. Retrieved from http://www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=95509

  • Staal, A., Tookey, J., Seadon, J., Mobach, M., & Walhof, G. (2014). Procurement of non-incremental sustainable technology innovations - the case of small entrepreneurial firms supplying New Zealand construction & building industry. In Proceedings of the 4th New Zealand Built Environment Research Symposium (NZBERS) (pp. 4 pages). Auckland: NZBERS. Retrieved from http://construction.massey.ac.nz/nzbers-2014.htm

Theses

  • Staal, A. (2019). Managing innovative suppliers: Exploring company, procurement, and performance variables in New Zealand construction supply chains. (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/12901

Working paper/discussions

  • Staal, A. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 on procurement and supply chains - a way forward for New Zealand?. ResearchGate. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.33279.97448

Other outputs

  • Staal, A., Walhof, G., & Dries, J. R. (2018). Measure and improve sustainable procurement with ISO 20400. (pp. 5 pages). Dutch Association of Procurement Management (NEVI). doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.32301.92646

  • Staal, A. (2017). As sure as tax, rain or death - digitalisation dragons?. (pp. 8 pages). doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.27523.14886

  • Staal, A. (2015). Get your green suppliers on board - workshop at FMANZ Summit 2015. In http://www.fmanz.org/e-Magazine.html (Iss. June 2015). FMANZ. Retrieved from http://www.fmanz.org/e-Magazine/June+2015.html

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