SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

EVOLUTE APPROACH
  • Kantola, J., Karwowski, W., & Vanharanta, H. (2010). Managing managerial mosaic: the evolute methodology. Electronic Globalized Business and Sustainable Development Through It Management: Strategies and Perspectives, 77.
  • Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H. and Karwowski, W., 2006, The Evolute System: A Co-Evolutionary Human Resource Development Methodology. In International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors. Karwowski, W. (editor), 2nd Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton.
  • Vanharanta, H., 2005, Co-Evolutionary Design for Human-Compatible Systems, CAES, May 25 - 28, Technical University of Košice, Košice, Slovakia.
  • Vanharanta, H., Kantola, J. and Karwowski, W., 2005, A Paradigm of Co-Evolutionary Management: Creative Tension and Brain-Based Company Development Systems, Proceedings of the HCI International, 22-27 July, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

BICORN – Safety culture
  • Halima, T., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Bicorn - A Safety Culture Co-Expert System, 9th International Haamaha Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise, 25-27 August 2004, NUI, Galway, Ireland.

CARDIOID – Physical competencies
  • Kantola, J., Vesanen, T., Karwowski, W., Vanharanta, H., 2005, Physical Competence Simulation, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing: Agility and Hybrid Automation - HAAMAHA 2005, July 18th-21st, 2005, San Diego, CA , USA. .
  • Kantola, J., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, Creative Tension in Occupational Work Roles - Dualistic View. Ergonomia: An International Journal of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Poland.

  • Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H. and Karwowski, W., 2004, Pre-Humanoid 1.0, 9th International Haamaha, Proceedings of the HAAMAHA 2004 Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise,25-27 August 2004, NUI, Galway, Ireland.

CONCHOID – Maintenance personnels' competencies
  • Piirto, A., Paajanen, P., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, A Self-Evaluation Tool for Development of Maintenance Personnel's Competences. the Safety of Nuclear Installations, CSNI) workshop on "Better Nuclear Plant Maintenance: Improving Human and Organisational Performance. Ottawa, Canada.
  • Mäkiniemi, P., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Conchoid – A Self-Evaluation Tool for Assessing Vocational Competences of Maintenance Personnel, 9th International Haamaha Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise, 25-27 August, NUI, Galway, Ireland.

CYCLOID – Project managers' competencies
  • Chang, Y., Eklund, T., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta, H., 2008, International Creative Tension Study of University Students in South Korea and Finland., Will be presented in the special issue of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing.
  • Bikfalvi, A., Pagès, J., Kantola J., Marquès, P. and Fernàndez, N., 2007, Exploiting ICTs for Effective Management of Education, International Journal of Management in Education (IJMIE), special issue on "Exploiting Information and Communication Technologies for Effective Management of Education: Towards Interactive Managerial and Leadership Styles in Schools"
  • Bikfalvi, A., Mancebo, N., Kantola J., Marquès, P. and Llach, J., 2007, Project Management – A Bridge Between Academia and Business, IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2007, November 2007, Valencia, Spain

  • Bikfalvi, A., Llach, J., Marques, P., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, Testing a New Tool for Competence Self-Evaluation and Development: Students as Project Managers, CELDA, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, 8-10.2006, Barcelona, Spain

  • Bikfalvi, A., Pagès, J., Kantola J. and Marquès, P., 2007, Students self-evaluation of competences: an application and analysis of knowledge implications., the 5th International Conference of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, December 6-8, 2007, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H. and Karwowski, W., 2004, Pre-Humanoid 1.0, 9th International Haamaha, Proceedings of the HAAMAHA 2004 Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise,25-27 August 2004, NUI, Galway, Ireland.
  • Kantola, J., Czainska, K., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2007, International Competence Development Project for Emergency Response Personnel, Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing: HAAMAHA 2007, July 2007, Poznan, Poland

  • Liikamaa, K. & Vanharanta, H., 2003, The self-evaluation program: a tool in the identification of personal competencies and creative tensions , Stephanidis, C. (Ed.) HCI International 2003 Adjunct proceedings: 10th international conference on human-computer interaction (jointly with...), Crete, Greece, 22-27 June .
  • Liikamaa, K., Koskinen, K., Vanharanta, H., 2003, Project managers´ personal and social competencies, Project management: dreams, nightmares and realities, proceedings, papers and presentation, Nordnet, Oslo, Norway, September 24th-26 th
  • Liikamaa, K., Vanharanta, H., 2003, Identification of employees´ personal a tool for human resource management, In: Bagnara, S., Rizzo, A., Pozzi, S., Rizzo, F. & Save, L.(Eds.) HAAMAHA 8th International conference on human aspects of advanced manufacturing: agility & hybrid automation, Conference proceedings, 26-30 May, Rome
  • Liikamaa, K., Vanharanta, H., 2003, The identification of employees´ personal and social competencies connected to the transfer of tacit knowledge in an organization, In: Bagnara, S., Rizzo, A., Pozzi, S., Rizzo, F. & Save, L. (Eds.) HAAMAHA 8th International comference on human aspects of advanced manufacturing: Agility & hybrid automation conference proceedings, 26 - 30 May, Rome
  • Liikamaa, K., Koskinen, K., Vanharanta, H., 2003, Connecting experiences based knowledge and personal competencies, Identity and diversity in organizations - building bridges in Europe , Programme XIth European congress on work and organizational psychology 14-17 May, Lisboa Portugal

DELTOID – Operators' competencies
  • Kantola, J., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, Operators' creative tension and shift performance, Paper and Timber, Paperi ja Puu, 4/06, Helsinki, Finland
  • Kantola, J, Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, A Link Between Operator's Creative Tension And The Performance Data Of Shifts., Proceedings of the CAES 2005 Conference, May 25 - 28, 2005, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia.
  • Piirto, A., Paajanen, P., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2005, Control Room Operators' Competence Evaluation Based on a New Methodology, II International Seminar on Nuclear Power Engineering - Confidence, Education, Development, NPEE, May 3-6, St. Petersburg and Sosnovy Bor.
  • Kantola, J., Nurminen, K., Piirto. A, Vanharanta, H., 2004, The Deltoid Application for Competence Analysis and Development of Control Room Operators, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Neural Networks and Computational Intelligence, Grindelwald, Switzerland, February, ISBN: 0-88986-389-1.

EPITROCHOID – Human Resource Professionals' competencies
  • Kantola, J., Lintula, E., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Evolute Epitrochoid 1.0 , 9th International Haamaha Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise, 25-27 August, NUI, Galway, Ireland.

FOLIUM – Knowledge creation
  • Paajanen, P., Kantola, J., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, Applying Systems Thinking in the Evaluation of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Creation. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. USA.
  • Kantola, J., Paajanen, P. And Vanharanta, H., 2006, Knowledge Creation and Learning. New Exploratory Technologies. TUCS National Publication. No. 11, September 2006.
  • Paajanen, P., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, FOLIUM-An Ontology for Organizational Knowledge Creation. 2nd International Symposium on Management, Engineering and Informatics, MEI 2006. July 16-19, Orlando, USA.

HELIX
  • Einolander J., Kantola J., Vanharanta H., Markopoulos E. (2018) Safety Culture and Collective Commitment in Organizational Context. In: Kantola J., Barath T., Nazir S. (eds) Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership. AHFE 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 594. Springer, Cham.
  • Koskialho, J., Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2017). Commitment and Motivation in Professional Organization. Advances in Human Factors, Business Management, Training and Education. Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, July 27-31, 2016, Florida, USA (pp. 47–58). Springer.
  • Einolander, J. (2016). Organizational commitment and engagement in two Finnish energy sector organizations. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries, 26(3), 408–423. Wiley Online Library.
  • Einolander, J. (2015). Evaluating Organizational Commitment in Support of Organizational Leadership. Procedia Manufacturing, 3, 668–673. Elsevier.
  • Visa, A., Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2015). New Tools to Help in the Recruitment Process. Procedia Manufacturing, 3, 653–659. Elsevier.
  • Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2013). Organizational Commitment among Purchasing and Supply Chain Personnel. International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC), 3(4), 43–50. The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication.
  • Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2013). Organizational Commitment in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management-Building an Evaluation Instrument. The International Conference on E-Technologies and Business on the Web (EBW2013) (pp. 145–150).
  • Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2011). Basics of Ontology-Based Organizational Commitment Evaluation. Global Partnership Management, II (1-2), 48–55.
  • Einolander, J., Vanharanta, H. & Kantola, J. (2011). Managing commitment through ontology-based evaluation Basics of new decision support system. Proceedings, 2011 World Congress on Engineering and Technology, CET 2011, Oct. 28 - Nov. 2, 2011, Shanghai, China (pp. 167–171). CET.
  • Einolander, J., Vanharanta, H. & Kantola, J. (2010). Managing organizational commitment-constructs and concepts for a computer application. In: Wlodarkiewicz-Klimek, H.(ed.). Entrepreneurship and innovations.

HELIX ACADEMIC
  • Einolander, J., Vanharanta, H. & Visa, A. (2017). Master’s Students’ Commitment and Engagement in Their Course Behavior. Advances in Human Factors, Business Management, Training and Education. Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, July 27-31, 2016, Florida, USA (pp. 59–68). Springer.
  • Einolander, J., Vanharanta, H., Chang, Y. S. & Kantola, J. (2016). Comparing university students’ commitment-a multicultural case study. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 17(3), 267–283. Taylor & Francis.
  • Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2015). Assessment of Student Retention using the Evolute Approach, an Overview. Procedia Manufacturing, 3, 581–586. Elsevier.
  • Einolander, J. & Vanharanta, H. (2014). Degree of Commitment Among Students at a Technological University-Testing a New Research Instrument. Advances in Science, Technology, Higher Education and Society in the Conceptual Age: STHESCA, 20, 60. AHFE Conference.

LITUUS – Knowledge creation and organizational learning
  • Paajanen, P., Kantola, J., Karwowski, W., Vanharanta, H., 2004, LITUUS: A System for the Development of learning Organizations , The 8 th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: SCI 2004, 18-21 July, Orlando, USA
  • Paajanen, P., Kantola, J., Karwowski, W., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Applying Systems Thinking in the Evaluation of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Creation, International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications: CITSA 2004, 21-25 July, Orlando, USA
  • Paajanen, P., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Evaluating the Organization's Environment for Learning and Knowledge Creation , 9th International Haamaha Conference: Human & Organizational Issues in the Digital Enterprise, 25-27 August 2004, NUI, Galway, Ireland.
  • Kantola, J., Paajanen, P., Piirto, A. and Vanharanta, H., 2004, Responsive Organizations with Genius Management Applications. EURAM 2004, 4th Annual Conference: Governance in Managerial Life, St. Andrews, Scotland.

NEPHROID – Human work professionals copetencies
  • Kantola, J., Hurme-Vuorela, E., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, Web-Based Development of Human Work Professionals' Competencies, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing: Agility and Hybrid Automation - HAAMAHA 2005, July 18th-21st, 2005, San Diego, CA , USA.
  • Kantola, J., Vesanen, T., Piirto, A., Karwowski, W. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, Analysis and Simulation of Core Competencies in Human Resource Development, Proceedings of the HCI International 2005, 22-27 July, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

PEARL - Customer experience
  • H Vanharanta, J Kantola, S Seikola, Customers’ Conscious Experience in a Coffee Shop, Procedia Manufacturing 3, 618-625, 2015

PURSUIT –Innovation culture
  • Jussila, J., Suominen, A., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta H., 2007, Building Innovation Culture, The Creative Futures Conference, October 2007, University Consortium, Pori Finland

RHODONEA TRIDENT – Mega-project management
  • Aramo-Immonen, H., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2006, New linguistic method to capture the qualitative information from multi project environment, ICEC & IPMA, 23-26 April, Ljublijana, Slovenia.
  • Aramo-Immonen, H., Kantola, J. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, Qualitative Decision Support System for Project Portfolio Management. NORDNET 2005 Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Aramo-Immonen, H., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., Karwowski, W., 2005, Mastering Qualitative Factors of Uncertainty in Mega Projects. EURAM 2005, European Academy of Management), 5th Annual International Conference, Munich, Germany.
  • Aramo-Immonen, H., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H. and Karwowski, W. 2005, The Web Based TRIDENT Application for Analyzing Qualitative Factors in Mega Project Management, IRMA2005, Information Recources Managemen t Association International Conference), Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference. May 15 - 18th 2005, San Diego, California.

TALBOT - Learning environment
  • Kantola, J., Paajanen, P. And Vanharanta, H., 2006, Knowledge Creation and Learning. New Exploratory Technologies. TUCS National Publication. No. 11, September 2006.

TRACTRIX – R&D project portfolio
  • Kantola, J., Naukkarinen, O. and Vanharanta, H., 2005, Collecting and Analyzing Qualitative Data for Assisting Product Development Management. The 12th International Product Development Management Conference IPDM, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Naukkarinen, O., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, A New Qualitative Decision Support Tool for Evaluating and Managing R&D Investments , 4th Annual Conference: Governance in Managerial Life, EURAM, St. Andrews, Scotland, May 2004

TRIFOLIUM – Supply and Value Chain Management
  • Heikkilä, A., Kantola, J., Beite, R. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, Meta-Knowledge in Supply Chain Management. IADIS International Conference on Applied Computing, AC 2006, San Sebastian, Portugal.
  • Heikkilä, A., Kantola, J., Beite, R. and Vanharanta, H., 2006, The Creation of Meta-Knowledge for Management Purposes in the E-Commerce Environment, European Academy of Management, EURAM, May 17-20, Oslo, Norway
  • Lindqvist, J., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H. and Karwowski, W., 2005, TRIFOLIUM – A New Method For Supply And Value Chain Analysis, 14th Annual IPSERA Conference, 20-23 March, Archamps, France.
  • Kandelin, N., Uotila, J., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Evaluating Value and Supply Chain Management in a Knowledge Intensive Network Environment (2 p), Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on Applied Computing , AC 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Kandelin, N., Uotila, J., Kantola, J., Vanharanta, H., 2004, Managing Supply and Value Chains in a Knowledge Intensive Network Environment, Proceedings of 13th Annual IPSERA Conference, April 4-7, Catania, Italy

SERPENTINE
  • Kwegyir-Afful, E., Addo-Tenkorang, R., Kantola, J. (2017). Effects of Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) Standard: A Study on Core Competencies Building and Organizational Learning, Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conferences on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, and Business Management and Society, pp. 395-405
  • Markopoulos, E., Piirto, A., Einolander, J., Vanharanta, H., Kantola, J., Bilbao, J. & Odrakiewicz, P. (2014). Teamwork in Safety Culture on a Practical Occupational Level in Four Different European Union Member States. International Workshop on Teamworking - IWOT18 (p. 13).

ASTROID
  • Kantola, J., Imran, F. (2017). A Co-evolute Approach to Analyze the Competencies of Sales Personnel of Banking Sector of Pakistan, Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conferences on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, and Business Management and Society, pp. 125-136
  • Imran, F., Kantola, J. (2017). Evolute System Approach and Identification of Talent,International Conference on Economics and Business Management ICEBM, pp. 8

THESES

TitleYear
Kwegyir-Afful, E., Effects of Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series Standard and Organizational Learning on Core Competencies Building - Serpentine2016
Imran, F., Analysis of Competencies of Sales Personnel of Banking Sector in Pakistan, MS thesis, University of Vaasa, Finland - Astroid 1.02015
Kwegyir-Afful, E., Effects of Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series Standard and organizational learning on core competencies building, MS thesis, University of Vaasa, Finland - Serpentine 2.02015
Tuomainen, M., Measuring the Degree of Company Democracy Culture, MS thesis, Tampere University of Technology, Finland – Accord 1.0.2014
Böös, T., Evaluating the commitment level in professional organization, Tampere University of Technology, Finland – Helix 1.02014
Anttila; R., Ostotoiminnan semanttinen ontologia (Semantic Ontology of Purchasing), MS thesis, University of Vaasa, Finland - Metatrin 1.02013
Seikola, S., Pearl – Application for Measuring Customer’s Concious Experience, MS thesis, Tampere University of Technology, Finland – Pearl 1.0.2013
Paajanen, P., Managing and Leading Organizational Learning and Knowledge Creation, TUT at Pori, Finland2012
Reunamo, T., Welding Excellence Centre, MS thesis, (Ontology-based Approach), Tampere University of Technology, Finland2012
Piirto, A., Safe Operation of Nuclear Power Plants - Is Safety Culture An Adequate Management Method, PhD thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2012
Varjonen, P., The success factors of the open innovation, MS thesis, (Ontology-based Approach), Tampere University of Technology, Finland.2012
Ahvenniemi, A. Ontology of Network Economy - a small entrepreneur's perspective 2011
Järvenpää, R., Performance and Learning in an International Engineering Team, MS thesis, Tampere University of Technology, Finland – Cardioid, Cycloid, Talbot, Folium2011
Pihlajamaa, P. Ontology of the Sales Process 2010
Jusi, J. Service culture, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - LAME 2010
Mikkonen, J. Ethics in Sales Organizations, MS Thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2010
Aramo-Immonen, H. Project Management Ontology - The Organizational Learning Perspective, PhD thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - RHODONEA TRIDENT (Mega-project management) 2009
Anttila, T., Incentives and motivation as a challenge of leadership, Tampere University of Technology, Finland.2009
Uusitalo, M., Occupational safety requirement management for project business, Tampere University of Technology, Finland – Spiricoid.2009
Härmälä, P., Competence-based self-assessment for salespersons, Master thesis, Tampere University of Technology, finland, March.2008
Haaramo, A., Chief Buyers Competences, MS thesis, Tampere university of Technology, Finland – Cocheloid.2008
Jisun, P., Performance Measurement for Green Supply Chain Management – Ontology-based Approach, Graduate School of the Korea Aerospace University, Korea.2008
Salo-Pihlajamäki, M. SERPENTINE– Evaluation method of the organization’s safety culture, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2008
Suominen, A. Innovation Culture Framework, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - PURSUIT2007
Jussila, J. Innovation Competence, Master of Science Thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - CRANIOID (Innovators' competencies)2007
Halima, T. Safety Culture Ontology - From Theory to Practice, Licentiate thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - BICORN2007
Kantola, J. Ingenious Management, PhD thesis, TUT (Tampere University of Technology) at Pori, Finland – EVOLUTE (Evolute approach)2006
Taipale, M. Modeling of a Self-Assessment System Utilizing Fuzzy Logic, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - ASTROID (Sales personnels' competencies)2006
Liikamaa, K. Tacit Knowledge and Project managers' Competencies, PhD thesis, TUT, Finland - CYCLOID2006
Paajanen, P. Dynamic Ontologies of Knowledge Creation and Learning, Licentiate thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - FOLIUM and TALBOT2006
Palonen, E. TRICUSPOID - The Competencies Evaluation Application for Entrepreneurs, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2005
Heikkilä, A. Linkage off Supply and Value Chain Analysis to the Decision Support System in a E-Business Context, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - TRIFOLIUM2005
Kudjoi, N. Human Resources in an Organization - Understanding, Management and Development as the Model of Human Performance, MS Thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2005
Mäkiniemi, P. CONCHOID – Self-evaluation System for Maintenance Personnels' Competencies, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2004
Lintula, E. EPITROCHOID - The Competencies Evaluation Method for Human Resource Managers, MS Thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2004
Mäkinen, S. The Strategic Management Competencies, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - HELICOID2004
Hurme-Vuorela, E. NEPHROID - The Self Evaluation Application for the Competencies of Human Work, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland 2004
Lindqvist, J. Supply and Value Chain Analysis in Procurement and E-Business Context, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - TRIFOLIUM 2004
Aramo-Immonen, H. Qualitative Decision Making Criteria in Project Portfolio Management, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland - RHODONEA TRIDENT (Mega-project management) 2004
Paajanen, P. LITUUS - A System for the Evaluation of Learning and Knowledge Creation in a Business Context, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland – LITUUS2003
Nurminen, K. DELTOID - The Competenies of Nuclear Power Plant Operators, MS thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland2003
Ingman, K. (In process), PhD thesis, TUT at Pori, Finland – KAPPA (Sales culture)  

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