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Line-up KIN Summer School 2020


ABRI is pleased to announce the faculty line up of the KIN Center for Digital Innovation Summer School 2020 which will take place from July 6-9 at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam):

Playing the trump card: Why we select overconfident leaders and why it matters


Why do incompetent people become leaders?

Podcast with Mirella Kleijnen during the customer journey


How can you, as a company, make marketing personal and effective based on the customer journey? Mirella Kleijnen, among others, discusses this in a podcast by Adformatie.

Vrije Universiteit ranks top 75 in Shanghai Ranking


The Vrije Universiteit is ranked in the top 75 in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities in the subjects of Business Administration and Management.

Smarter together in the age of AI


KIN Research’s Marleen Huysman wins prestigious NWO grant to follow AI from development in the lab to its use on the work floor, to develop a collaborative methodology for augmenting knowledge work.

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.