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GLOMO Vacancy PhD pre-research position


Global mobility of employees (GLOMO) has a vacancy for a PhD pre-research position for 2.5 years on the project “Managing Global Compensation and Rewards.” Candidates should be Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs).

Florian Zapkau Visiting Research Fellow King's College London


As of February 2019 Florian Zapkau has been appointed visiting research fellow at King's College in London.

Call for papers European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology


The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology has been funding an EAWOP Small Group Meeting (SGM) on the “Antecedents of Work Design”.

Frans Feldberg gives 'TEDx Talk' about the influence of A.I.


What role does Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) play in reducing the effects of cancer? And what role does artificial intelligence play on reducing greenhouse gases? Prof. Frans Feldberg (School of Business and Economics) answers these questions in his recently published Tedx Talk.

Doctoral Grant NWO for project “From Waste to Taste”


Anna de Visser-Amundson and her PhD supervisor Mirella Kleijnen have received a Doctoral Grant for Teachers by NWO (180,750 Euros) for the project “From Waste to Taste: The effect of Product Cues on Consumer Preferences for Rescued-based Food”.

MSc Business Administration Passes NVAO Accreditation


On January 8 2019, an NVAO committee visited VU Amsterdam for the accreditation of the fulltime and parttime Master programs in Business Administration, and for the upcoming independence of the Master programs in Digital Business & Innovation, Financial Management, and Transport & Supply Chain Management.

Arianne J. van der Wal successfully defended her thesis


On 18 December Arianne van der Wal successfully defended her thesis titled "Harnessing Ancestral Roots to Grow a Sustainable World".

How CSR managers can Inspire other leaders to act on sustainability


How can CSR managers inspire other leaders to act on sustainability? Four different tactics are found to be most effective at mobilizing others, say ABRI Fellow Christopher Wickert and Frank G.A. de Bakker in their article that has been feautured on 10 January in the Harvard Business Review.

Niki Konijn appointed Operations Coordinator of Executive Education


As of January 1, Niki Konijn has been appointed Operations Coordinator of Executive Education at the Department of Management & Organisation.

ARCA Researcher José Hernández interviewed by CNN


Researcher José Hernández recently published a book ‘Broken Business’. He was interviewed about this on CNN. Hernández is working for 'Amsterdam Research Center in Accounting' (ARCA) the research center in Accounting at the department of Accounting from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) of VU Amsterdam.

Susan Hilbolling successfully defended her thesis


On December 5 Susan Hilbolling successfully defended her thesis "Organizing ecosystems for digital innovation".

Sabine Go receives grant for international collaboration


Sabine Go, researcher at the School of Business and Economics (department of Accounting), has received a grant for international collaboration from NWO (the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research) for the project 'Risky Business: pricing, governance, and integration in European insurance markets (c. 1400-c. 1870).

Rise aganist hunger meal packaging event great success


On Wednesday the 21st, with relentless enthusiasm and energy about 300 volunteers managed to pack 154,000 meals during the Rise Against Hunger meal packaging day, supported by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam).

Marleen Huysman part of Scientific Committee on AI for managers


The emlyon Business School in Paris is building a scientific committee, composed of top international scholars, to oversee the research activities of the two research centers housed within the institute.

Anastasia Sergeeva one of the first members of Amsterdam Young Academy


The two Amsterdam universities UvA and VU have a new platform for talented young scientists, the Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA). On 18 October the first thirty members have been announced, among them Anastasia Sergeeva