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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.

Investment funds rarely invest in female entrepreneurs, says M&O researcher Eva de Mol in Het Financieele Dagblad


Investment funds for start-up companies have a strong tendency to invest in start-ups run by men, rather than women, according to an article by M&O researcher Eva de Mol and investor Janneke Niessen that was published in Het Financiele Dagblad on September 27.

Prof. Marleen Huysman at NRC Live about the Robot-economy


On October 12th professor Marleen Huysman will join the NRCLive event on the Robot-economy. She will share her research, insights, and ideas on robots and the future of work.

Femke van Horen presented her work on lookalike products to 900 lawyers and judges at the Marques international conference on trademark law in Paris


Why do consumers like copycats? What makes copycats successful?

Mirella Kleijnen joins Journal of Business Research as Associate Editor


Mirella Kleijnen has accepted the role of Associate Editor with the Journal of Business Research.

Meet ABRI's new programme assistant Mariana Stori


We are delighted to introduce you to Mariana Stori, ABRI’s new Programme Assistant. She will be happy to get to know you all in the near future.

SBE in the top 40 of the Shanghai Ranking


The VU School of Business and Economics is ranked 40th in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities in the subject of economics.

Brian Tjemkes and Oli Mihalache win SBE Educational Awards 2018


During the ‘End of the year event’ of the School of Business and Economics (SBE) on July 5, the School announced the winners of the Educational Awards 2018.

Sander de Leeuw wins two awards from Emerald Publishing


Sander de Leeuw's article “Toward a dynamic balanced scorecard model for humanitarian relief organizations’ performance management" published in Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been selected by the editorial team as Highly Commended in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards.

Best Paper Award for "#Trending Topics in Careers" Paper


Jos Akkermans, together with Stella Kubasch has been awarded an Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper Award for the Career Development International Best Paper 2017.

VU Symposium for Consumer Research


On June 18th and 19th 2018, the VU Symposium of Consumer Research took place. The event (sponsored by ABRI) was organized by Aylin Aydinli, Femke van Horen and Peeter Verlegh and turned out to be a true success.