Welcome to the homepage of the MBI course:

 

EXTENDED ENTERPRISE

 

 

Academic year 2006-2007

 

Organization and lectures: Johan Versendaal & Ronald Batenburg

Assistance: Marc den Hoed

 

Last Update of this page: 19-Jan-07 10:44 AM

 

 

19 January 2007

The final marks (including paper improvements) are depicted below. Changes are indicated in bold/italic. Those students that still have not passed the course are suggested to take the course next year.


 

 


6 December 2006

Herewith the final results and marks of the course, including exam and paper judgements. A drill-down of the judgements for the papers is also shown below. Only those students who have not passed the course (Final rounded mark <= 5) can improve their papers (in one effort) and submit them before Monday 18 December, 16:00 hours to ee2006@cs.uu.nl; submissions that are received later will not be judged. The depicted drill-down of judgements for the papers will be of help to improve those parts that have a low score.

 



Herewith a drill-down of the paper judgements. We encourage all students to improve their paper (based on the drilled-down judgement below) before (mandatory) sending it to your respondent as a feedback report.

 


 

 


30 November 2006

Due to the lecturers’ busy schedule the publication of final results, including paper judgements, will be provided on 6 December 2006 on this page. Sorry for the possible inconvenience. Students needing to rework their paper (due to an insufficient paper result) will be given suitable time.

 

6 November 2006

Second and final marks for exam:


 

 


6 November 2006

Jeroen Baas, Peter Haag, Wouter Buts, Guido Ongena, Senoaji Wijaya, Eka Tirtadji, Victor Scholte, and Knut Grahlman are selected to present at Berenschot on Friday 10 November.

 

3 November 2006

Those students that will not have a satisfactory mark/grade for the paper (paper <5.5) will have a single opportunity to improve their paper. Deadline for this second opportunity will be provided in due time.

 

2 November 2006

Week 45 added.

 

1 November 2006

With all the request that we receive, we want to manage our support for writing your paper as follows:

If you have questions regarding the writing of your paper, first-line help will be provided today, Thursday and Friday by Marc den Hoed (Student Assistant for EE) or request. Contact him via e-mail (mhoed@students.cs.uu.nl) or at BBL 426. If needed Marc will ask second-line assistance from us (lecturers)

 

30 October 2006

As we do not have the capacity to carefully look into each of your submissions of the assignment of week 43 (deadline 30 October 17:00 hours) individually, in addition to (and abstracting from) last week’s lecture, we summarize here directions for the paper content:

 

a)      research motivation: why a paper on procurement? why a paper on maturity and performance?

b)      research question: to which question do you want the answer to be provided at then end of the paper?

c)      research outline/methodology: what are your hypothesis and are they logically related to the research question? can the WCP-model be derived from literature? why is the WCP model a good model in relation to your hypotheses and research question? (do the cases from week 40’s assignment support the WCP model)? empirical validation through questionnaire (maturity questions, performance questions, explicative and context questions) sampling in 7 respondent meetings; validation of the questionnaire data collection, validation of data and sampling method.

d)      results and data analysis: item analysis and variable construction, hypothesis testing, conclusions on validity of WCP-model.

e)      case data and benchmarking: general background, scores of respondent (do they confirm the hypotheses as well?), benchmarking against same sector, size, ...; suggestions for improvement of the procurement function (if any) for your respondent’s organization.

f)        conclusions: overall conclusions; re-addressing research question and hypotheses. conclusions on the usefulness of WCP-model; conclusions for your respondent (case).

g)     further research: e.g. in procurement domain, or in other domains as well.

 

We suggest that you and e.g. a fellow student carefully look at your submissions of week 43’s assignment, and that you take actions accordingly when finalizing the final paper for the end of this week. Good luck! Note that your contributions for this week’s (week 44) assignment determine your mark for the practical part of this course (which equals 60% of your total mark for this course).

 

25 October 2006

Please find the slides presented today here.

20 October 2006

 

Those students that did not have a respondent at one of the sessions in week 42 (but do have a filled questionnaire electronically or on paper) are asked to enter their ‘paper-based’ data in this spreadsheet format. The first two rows in this spreadsheet help you in determining what you should fill in; it contains codes. Find therefore the coded WCP-survey original, containing the codes. Fill the third row of the spreadsheet for your respondent company. Send your data (with a unique name for the Excel and a description of the company associated in your mail) by deadline Tuesday 24 October 17:00 hours to ee2006@cs.uu.nl!

 

19 October 2006

Those students that did not have a respondent at one of the sessions in week 42 (but do have a filled questionnaire electronically or on paper) are asked to enter their ‘paper-based’ data in the following spreadsheet format (link to be provided), and send it by deadline Tuesday 24 October 17:00 hours to ee2006@cs.uu.nl!

 

Second trial exam opportunity on Friday 27th October, 13:00-14:30 hours, TR1-Blauw.

 

16 October 2006

Find below the results of the exam dd 13 October 2006. Feedback on the exam questions and answers will be provided by Ronald Batenburg in the Wednesday lecture in week 43 (25 October 2006, 15:15-17:00). There is a second trial exam opportunity on Friday 27th October, 13:00-14:30 hours, place to be announced. Only the last made exam counts as the final mark (so, NOT the best of two!).

 

Student number

Exam result

3073483

7.67

3084299

6.33

0253936

5.00

0061271

8.67

3104524

4.33

0215805

7.33

0335428

7.00

3077217

7.33

0331694

7.00

0314420

7.67

0271624

7.00

3097218

7.00

3154335

4.00

0157783

4.67

0328987

6.67

3144747

5.00

0508918

5.00

0305219

5.33

0217913

5.67

0507369

5.00

3094316

6.00

3102114

6.67

3142000

8.00

0508896

6.33

0228591

6.33

3144208

6.00

0238120

7.00

3098125

6.67

3102386

4.67

3148890

5.67

0215910

6.67

3186040

6.67

0508276

5.00

3077225

6.67

0271640

4.33

3097706

4.33

3027252

6.33

3084558

4.00

3077233

7.00

3093263

6.67

0271632

5.67

3122174

7.00

0316199

5.67

0217980

6.00

0231606

4.33

3142450

5.67

3089967

5.33

3095649

6.33

3135136

5.00

0247367

4.00

0223360

6.00

0111406

4.00

3179508

6.00

0318825

7.00

3145689

3.33

3145697

6.00

0223379

6.00

0469440

7.00

3089215

5.67

3179427

4.67

3139956

6.67

0158976

7.00

3148394

5.00

3096882

6.67

0238139

8.00

3148971

5.67

0337323

6.67

0216135

5.33

3149048

5.00

3076164

9.00

0231614

6.67

 

 

9 October 2006

On Monday 9 October, 2006 there is a cold calling session for respondents. Those students not have a confirmed respondent are asked to attend this extra session in de Beleidslab (BBL 513) from 13:15-16:00.

 

6 October 2006

We have cancelled the time slot on Friday 20 October, 16:30-18:30. Please do not book on this particular time slot anymore.

 

5 October 2006

For the respondents meetings the time slots on Wednesday 18 October, 14-16 hours, Friday 20 October, 9-11 hours, and Friday 20 October, 14-16 hours are already (almost) fully booked. Those students still looking for a respondent should focus on one of the other still available time slots.

 

4 October 2006

Papers (to study) added for week 39 and week 40.

 

There is an additional EE-workshop for students that have not found a respondent yet on Monday, 9 October 2006, 13:15-16:00 hours. So if you have not yet a confirmed respondent by Monday 9 October 2006, 13:00 hours, you are asked to come. Location will be announced.

 

2 October 2006

Find here details and an invititation letter for the respondents meeting. You can use this letter to convince respondents to come, or to instruct your respondent on the details of the meeting.

 

28 September

The deadline of week 39’s assignment has been postponed until Sunday 23:59 (1 October). See also week 39.

 
About this homepage

 

This page will be used for announcements and latest news about the course the Extended Enterprise. This course is part of the master program Business Informatics. The pages linked to this homepage will provide you with further and detailed information and is structured by calendar week.

 

In general, prepare yourself on the following two treads of activities:

 

1.     60% of the credits and the final mark of this course will be determined by an E-Procurement project on Fridays, culuminating in the so-called Procurement group discussion meetings with respondents at the beleidslab (BBL 513) here in Utrecht. During the E-Procurement project you have to deliver several assignments during the course, mostly on Fridays. Prepare yourself to this significant part of the course by reading the information in week 36. Additional information on the E-Procurement project will be communicated at the first lecture on Wednesday, the 6th of September from 15:00 until 17:00, location MIN-211.

2.     Lectures on Wednesdays are not (never) obligatory, but nevertheless highly recommended. We do not have a specific book for this course. Slides, lecture notes, and additional materials (mainly papers) handed or recommended by Batenburg and Versendaal during their lectures will be examined in a written, individual examination in week 41(!). This exam counts for the other 40% of your final mark.

 
Division in two sets of groups

 

For reasons of convenience, on Fridays the practical part will take place in 2 groups. Group 1 equals all students with their last name in the range A-L; group 2 equals all students with their last name in the range M-Z.

 

For the Procurement group discussion meetings, another division will be made into groups A-H, dependent on the timing that your respondent comes to Utrecht for this discussion meeting.