Recent news

Entrepreneurship in space is difficult without the support of major players


Space travel is commercially popular. More and more companies are shifting their terrain and pointing their arrows upwards. Still doing business in space remains a difficult task.

Emilia Bunea delivered TEDx talk


Our colleague Emilia Bunea, CFA recently delivered a TEDx talk at London Business School on how and when a passionate hobby can be a leadership asset.

Jochem Hummel successfully defended his thesis


On 5 June Jochem Hummel successfully defended his thesis titled "Collaboration and innovation between heterogeneous actors".

NWO doctoral grant for teachers awarded to PhD-candidate at Management & Organisation


NWO awarded a doctoral grant to Lise-Lotte Geutjes-Bambang Oetomo, who is a part time PhD student at the department of Management & Organisation and also a teacher and researcher at the University of Applied Sciences Leiden.

Introducing our new colleague Eva Oikonomou


On Monday 3 June, Eva Oikonomou (pronounced Economou) started in the role of Programme Manager at the Department of Management and Organisation.

VU launches Research Center for Board and Executive Leadership Development


On Tuesday, May 21, the Department of Management and Organization launched the Research Center for Board and Executive Leadership Development at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

PhD position in behavioral auditing research


The Accounting department at SBE has a vacancy for a PhD candidate with an interest in the auditing profession and a strong motivation to examine ways in which audit quality can be improved using predominantly behavioral theory and methods.

Florian Zapkau wins Best Paper Award VHB.


The article, written by Florian Zapkau and co-authored by Christian Schwens and Keith Brouthers titled "Limits to international entry mode learning in SMEs” has received the Best Paper Award by the International Management section of the VHB.

Kathleen Stephenson successfully defended her thesis


Thursday the 28th Kathleen Stephenson successfully defended her thesis.

Open Access Article: ‘Outsourcing the pain, keeping the pleasure’


Together with Anne Kranzbühler, Mirella Kleijnen and Peeter Verlegh have published their article ‘Outsourcing the pain, keeping the pleasure: effects of outsourced touchpoints in the customer journey’ in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science.

Christopher Wickert hosted research network "Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing"


On March 14-15 Christopher Wicker hosted the second meeting of the research network "Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing".

ABRI PhD Day 2019 was a success


At the 2019 edition of the PhD Day, March 19, four ABRI PhD candidates presented their work in progress to the greater ABRI community.

Arjen van Witteloostuijn has been awarded JIBS Silver Medal


The Academy of International Business Executive Board has awarded Arjen van Witteloostuijn with the JIBS Silver Medal.

Important milestone In AACSB accreditation


The School of Business and Economics is currently working on gaining our AACSB accreditation. The initial self-evaluation report, an important step in this process, has recently been approved by the AACSB.

M&O launches own LinkedIn Page


The Management & Organisation department now has a new page on LinkedIn.