EDSI, the European regional subdivision of the Decision Sciences Institute, was founded in 2009 to link European academicians and practitioners and provide a common platform for presenting and sharing research in decision processes across disciplines. GYULA VASTAG (GyQr, Hungary) is Professor at Széchenyi University. He previously served as Professor at Pannon University, Managing Director of the Corvinus School of Management at Corvinus University of Budapest, and Professor and Area Coordinator of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the CEU Business School. He is Founding Member and Member of the Executive Board of the European Decision Sciences Institute, and VP for Global Activities of DSI, where he has also served as Program and Track Chair of DSI conferences. He spent almost two decades in the US on the faculties of the Kelley School of Business (Indiana University), The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management (Michigan State), and The Kenan-Flagler Business School (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). His interests include global operations/supply chain management, service operations management, and environmental management strategies. He was Founding Editor of the Pannon Management Review, is Associate Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal, and serves on the editorial board of the Central European Business Review and Vezetéstudomány.