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5 PhD Positions at ABRI


ABRI offers 5 Fulltime PhD positions in Business and Management.

Agota Szabo wins HHS “PromovendiPrijs” for her PhD dissertation


Last week, Agota Szabo has won the “PromovendiPrijs” of The Hague University of Applied Sciences on the adoption of governance practices in hospitals: The role of directors’ multi-level frames in the governance decision-making process in the boardroom. This prize is awarded each year to 3 researchers, whose PhD research contributes both to the academic and applied research goals of the School.

Chun Yang successfully defended his dissertation


On October 27, at 15:45 in an online session Chun Yang defended his dissertation titled "Firm survival and innovation in emerging markets: The case of China".

Judith Plomp successfully defended her dissertation


On October 27, at 11:45 in an online session Judith Plomp defended her dissertation titled "Job crafting across employment arrangements. Proactivity on the interface of work and careers".

Management Consulting listed as top programme.


In an article about the best master programmes in management consulting EDUopinions has listed the Management Consulting program of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, next to the programs of other top business schools.

Mirella Kleijnen table guest at the KSF Annual Congress


On November 5, the Klanten Service Federatie (KSF) ‘Customer Service Federation’ is organizing its annual conference, this time in the form of an online interactive talk show where everyone can connect digitally (free of charge). Themes that come up:

Inge Oskam successfully defended her dissertation


On October 16, at 9:45 in the Aula Inge Oskam successfully defended her dissertation titled "Shaping sustainable business models: Stakeholder collaboration for sustainable value creation".

Marilieke Engbers successfully defended her dissertation


On 14 October at 11:45 in the Aula Marilieke Engbers defended her dissertation titled "How the unsaid shapes decision-making in boards: A reflexive exploration of paradigms in the boardroom".

How overconfidence helps win elections


The United States has passed 8 million Covid-19 cases, but President Trump still continues to express confidence in the country’s ability to recover.

Dung Nguyen wins Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award


Dung Nguyen's dissertation “Order fulfilment and consumer behavior in online retailing” has been chosen by the editorial team of International Journal of Logistics Management as the Highly Commended winner of the 2020 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Logistics and supply chain management category.

Dung Nguyen wins Best Paper Award CSCMP


On Sunday, September 20, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) opened its annual EDGE virtual conference by presenting several prestigious awards to honor its supply chain professional members who have contributed to the advancement and betterment of the industry.

Emilia Bunea successfully defended her thesis


On September 22 in an online session Emilia Bunea defended her thesis titled "Leading and Leisure: How serious leisure influences leaders’ development and effectiveness".

Appointment of the next ABRI Visiting professors


Each year, the Amsterdam Business Research Institute (ABRI) offers one-year Visiting Professor positions (0.2 FTE) for distinguished international researchers in the field of business administration.

New ABRI Scientific Director and ABRI Director Doctoral Education


As of September 1, dr. Philipp Tuertscher follows Prof.dr. Wouter Stam as new ABRI Scientific Director.

ABRI PhD Day 2020: a great success!


At the 2020 edition of the PhD Day, June 25, ten ABRI PhD candidates presented their work in progress to the ABRI community. Because of the COVID19 outbreak, the day was held online.