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Wenjia Chang promotes Sino-Dutch HR integration solutions at Dutch Economic Mission to China


Wenjia Chang, SERVUS associate and ABRI Part-time PhD candidate, joined the Dutch Economic Mission to China on April 8-13.

AACSB initial self evaluation report accepted


The School of Business and Economicsc is delighted to announce that the Accounting Accreditation Committee reviewed SBE's initial Self-Evaluation Report (iSER) and accepted it.

Stefan Heusinkveld's book nominated as book of the year


The book De managementideeënfabriek (the Management Ideas Factory) by Stefan Heusinkveld has been nominated by the OoA (the formal professional association of consultants) as the book of the year 2017.

Marilieke Engbers presents research finding on the unsaid in the boardroom at VTW


On Friday, April 6, ABRI Part-time PhD candidate Marilieke Engbers, presented the preliminary findings of her research into “The unsaid and decision making in boards” to an audience of 120 board members at VTW (Vereniging voor Toezichthouders in Woningcorporaties).

Anastasia Sergeeva in panel discussion on Digital Nomads


On Thursday the 1st of March, DocuDoka Amsterdam hosted a session on Digital Nomads. At the beginning of the event, the movie “One Way Ticket” was showed, after which a panel discussion took place.

Nick Oostervink successfully defended his thesis


On 16 March Nick Oostervink successfully defended his thesis titled "Self-Organizing Knowledge: Examining the conditions under which professionals share and integrate knowledge".

ABRI PhD Day 2018 was a success


At the 2018 edition of the PhD Day, March 20, eight ABRI PhD candidates presented their work in progress to the greater ABRI community.

ABRI PhD candidate Inge Brokerhof visiting researcher at Harvard Business School


This spring, Inge Brokerhof is visiting Harvard Business School to investigate the impact of a narrative intervention method on moral awareness in (future) leaders and business managers enrolled in the MBA program at HBS.

Wenjing Cai successfully defended her thesis


On March 8 Wenjing Cai successfully defended her thesis "Awakening Employee Creativity in Organizations".

No less than four SBE Master’s programmes awarded ‘top rated programme’ distinction


The Keuzegids Masters 2018 has awarded the distinction of ‘top programme’ to the Master’s programmes Econometrics and Operations Research, Finance, Marketing, and Spatial Transport and Environmental Economics.

TKI Dinalog funding secured for sensing logistics project


VU-researchers Wout Dullaert, Said Dabia, Denise Tönissen and Joaquim Gromicho have secured funding for a project on the use of sensors in logistics from the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics (TKI Dinalog).

Steven ten Have nominated for re-appointment to the Supervisory Board of ABN AMRO


The Supervisory Board of ABN AMRO Group will nominate Steven ten Have, Professor of Strategy & Change Management, for re-appointment as member of the Supervisory Board during the Annual General Meeting of 29 May 2018 for a maximum term of 2 years. His re-appointment will result in a total term in excess of eight years.

Join our annual PhD Day


ABRI is pleased to invite you to the annual ABRI PhD Day that will take place on March 20, 2018.

Article on logistics planning in the earthquake response phase by Najafi, Eshghi and Dullaert most cited paper since 2012


An article by, Mehdi Najafi and Kourosh Eshghi and Wout Dullaert titled "A multi-objective robust optimization model for logistics planning in the earthquake response phase" has become the most cited article of Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review since 2012.

ABRI Visiting Professor Andrew Sturdy: Management consultants fail to improve efficiency in the NHS


In a recent study in Policy & Politics, Prof. Andrew Sturdy (University of Bristol) has shown that management consultants are failing to improve efficiency in the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom. In most cases, they make the situation worse.