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Susan Hilbolling successfully defended her thesis


On December 5 Susan Hilbolling successfully defended her thesis "Organizing ecosystems for digital innovation".

Rise aganist hunger meal packaging event great success


On Wednesday the 21st, with relentless enthusiasm and energy about 300 volunteers managed to pack 154,000 meals during the Rise Against Hunger meal packaging day, supported by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam).

Marleen Huysman part of Scientific Committee on AI for managers


The emlyon Business School in Paris is building a scientific committee, composed of top international scholars, to oversee the research activities of the two research centers housed within the institute.

Anastasia Sergeeva one of the first members of Amsterdam Young Academy


The two Amsterdam universities UvA and VU have a new platform for talented young scientists, the Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA). On 18 October the first thirty members have been announced, among them Anastasia Sergeeva

New entrepreneurship teaching cases: SRXP and Tony Chocolonely


As part of the IXAnext valorisation program that stimulates entrepreneurship education, the city of Amsterdam has financed the development of ten teaching cases featuring successful local start-ups and/or scale-ups.

Femke van Horen wins Award American Marketing Association


Femke van Horen together with Rik Pieters (Tilburg University) are the winners of the 2019 CBSIG Consumer Behavior Research in Practice Award with their 2017 Journal of Consumer Research paper “Out-of-category Brand imitation: Product categorization determines copycat evaluation”.

Frans Feldberg appointed as Associate-Dean of Valorisation


Frans Feldberg, Professor of Data-Driven Business Innovation, has been appointed Associate-Dean of Valorisation, effective 1 November 2018.

Call for Nominations: ABRI Visiting Professorship 2019


The Amsterdam Business Research Institute offers 3 new ABRI Visiting Professor positions, starting on April 1, 2019. The visit(s) to VU can be planned at any time between April 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. You are welcome to nominate a candidate (in consultation with your Head of Department).

Jovana Karanovic in VPRO Tegenlicht on the Gig Economy


This Sunday VPRO Tegenlicht will air an episode on the Gig Economy.

Dr. M. Soekijad and dr. A. Sergeeva host OLKC track on Algorithmic Technologies


Dr. Maura Soekijad and dr. Anastasia Sergeeva are organizing a specialized conference track on algorithmic technologies and their implications for work and organizing

Why CEOs Devote So Much Time to Their Hobbies


Why CEOs devote so much time to their hobbies? Because it may help them to become better leaders, Emilia Bunea, Svetlana Khapova and Evgenia Lysova explain in a well-received article that has been published in Harvard Business Review on October 8.

Femke van Horen in Panel of KennisCafé


People who see images of elderly people walk a little slower, unless they find elderly people stupid.

Prof. Melissa Cardon (Haslam College of Business at U. Tennessee) visits M&O


In the week of October 1, Melissa Cardon, Nestlé Professor of Business Administration at University of Tennessee,visited the Department of Management & Organization for a 4-day research visit.

Professor Mike W. Peng (U. of Texas at Dallas) visits M&O


On September 27th 2018, the highly accomplished international business and strategy researcher Mike W. Peng visited the department of Management and Organisation to give a talk entitled "Behind Theoretical Innovation".

Evgenia Lysova received Outstanding Reviewer Award AoM


Evgenia Lysova received Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Division of Careers at the Academy of Management 2018 Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA. She has won the same award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.