Recent news

New book by Hester van Herk et al.

07-14-17

Hester van Herk published the book “International & Cross-Cultural Business Research” with Jean-Claude Usunier (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) and Julie Lee (University of Western Australia) at Sage.

Hester van Herk receives NWO grant

07-14-17

Hester van Herk (VU), Jesse Weltevreden (lector at Hogeschool van Amsterdam) and Tibert Verhagen (HvA) have received a € 178,250 grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO, programme ‘Promotiebeurs voor leraren’).

Omar Solinger among Best Papers of Journal of Organizational Behavior

07-11-17

Omar Solinger, Joeri Hofmans, Matthijs Bal, and Paul Jansen’s paper, “Bouncing back from psychological contract breach: How commitment recovers over time,” was selected as one of the three best papers published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior in 2016 (AI = 95).

M&O’s ABRI Summer School in Management Studies advances scholarship in collaboration across boundaries and the pursuit of common good

06-30-17

As a part of FEWEB's mission to deliver Science with Purpose, the M&O department organized ABRI's PhD Summer School 2017 on " Approaches for studying collaboration across boundaries and the pursuit of common good", which took place at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, June 19 – 21.

Stefan Heusinkveld interviewed by Algemeen Dagblad

06-29-17

Stefan Heusinkveld has been interviewed by the national daily newspaper Het Algemeen Dagblad about his book the Managementideeënfabriek, in the issue of 24 June. The article has been written by Bart van Eldert.

Keynote @ CityWork Amsterdam Meeting 29 May 2017

06-16-17

On May 29th, Jos Akkermans provided a keynote talk during the CityWork event at the RAI convention center in Amsterdam about sustainable career management of young workers.

Evgenia Lysova Respresentative at Large of Academy of Management Careers Division

06-15-17

Evgenia Lysova has been appointed as Representative at Large of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management. The position is for three years. Her term officially starts after the CAR Business Meeting at AOM this summer.

Wouter Stam new scientific director of the Amsterdam Business Research Institute

05-30-17

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Wouter Stam, professor of Entrepreneurship, as the new Scientific Director of the Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI). Wouter Stam succeeds Svetlana Khapova, who recently started in the role as head of the Department of Management and Organization.

A closer look at out-of-category brand imitation

05-29-17

In a recent publication in the Journal of Consumer Research, titled "Out-of-Category Brand Imitation: Product Categorization Determines Copycat Evaluation", Femke van Horen and Rik Pieters take a closer look at brand imitation beyond the traditional product categories of copied brands.

Femke van Horen nominated for KNAW Young Academy

05-29-17

Femke van Horen has been nominated by the Executive Board of the Vrije Universiteit for the Young Academy of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW).

Excellent results for FEWEB in NSE 2017

05-19-17

The results of the National Student Survey (NSE) organized by Studiekeuze123 have been announced. Compared to last year, student satisfaction at FEWEB improved in all of the fifteen categories covered by the survey. Two new topics were included to the survey this year.

Katinka Quintelier joined the M&O department

05-12-17

This month Katinka Quintelier joined the M&O department as an assistant professor in Strategy and Organization.

Peeter Verlegh Keynote Speaker Retail Conference

05-12-17

On May 12, Peeter Verlegh provides the opening keynote at the international 2017 Koc University Retail conference.

ABRI PhD Summer School in Management Studies 2017 open for registration

04-25-17

ABRI is delighted to announce the ABRI PhD Summer School in Management Studies 2017, which will take place on June 19-21. This year’s theme is: Approaches for studying collaboration across boundaries and the pursuit of common good.

Best Paper Award for Natalja Laurey, Hans Berends and Marleen Huysman

04-20-17

With their paper titled “Creativity as Service: how creative agents facilitate a liminal experience” Natalja Laurey, Hans Berends and Marleen Huysman are nominated for the Best Paper Award from the TIM (Technology, Innovation and Management) Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2017, in Atlanta, USA.