Recent news

Jos Akkermans gives a lecture at ‘Universiteit van Nederland’


Jos Akkermans will be giving a lecture for the ‘Universiteit van Nederland’ on 20 September.

Times Higher World University Rankings: SBE in top 100


The Times Higher World University Rankings of 2018 are published on 5 September 2017.

Mirella Kleijnen joins the Editorial Board of Journal Of Service Research


As of August 2017, Mirella Kleijnen joins the Editorial Board of Journal of Service Research (JSR).

Marcel Zeelenberg appointed as Professor of Behavioral Reseach in Marketing


Marcel is interested in how consumers make decisions. He has focused on the role of emotions (e.g., regret, disappointment, shame) in interpersonal and interpersonal choice.

New cohort of the research MSc Business in Society


This year the rMSc BIS delivers its first cohort of graduates; from them all but one, who has found a research job in TNO, are hired to do their PhD, either at VU or RUG.

Christopher Wickert appointed associate editor at Business & Society


From January 2018 onwards, dr Christopher Wickert (Associate Professor in Ethics and Sustainability) will serve as associate editor of the journal Business & Society.

Proudly announcing the faculty's new name: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics


As of the first of September, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEWEB) changes its name to the School of Business and Economics (SBE).

Jos Akkermans wins Outstanding Reviewer Award


Jos Akkermans was awarded an Outstanding Reviewer award during the Academy of Management conference 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It has been the third year in a row that he has been awarded this prize of the Career Division of the AOM.

A closer look at why consumers prefer larger assortments


In a recent publication in the International Journal of Research in Marketing, titled " An Experience Utility Explanation of the Preference for Larger Assortments", Aylin Aydinli (VU Amsterdam), Yangjie Gu (HEC Paris) and Michel T. Pham (Columbia University) take a closer look consumers’ preference for larger assortments.

New book by Hester van Herk et al.


Hester van Herk published the book “International & Cross-Cultural Business Research” with Jean-Claude Usunier (University of Lausanne, Switzerland) and Julie Lee (University of Western Australia) at Sage.

Hester van Herk receives NWO grant


Hester van Herk (VU), Jesse Weltevreden (lector at Hogeschool van Amsterdam) and Tibert Verhagen (HvA) have received a € 178,250 grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO, programme ‘Promotiebeurs voor leraren’).

Omar Solinger among Best Papers of Journal of Organizational Behavior


Omar Solinger, Joeri Hofmans, Matthijs Bal, and Paul Jansen’s paper, “Bouncing back from psychological contract breach: How commitment recovers over time,” was selected as one of the three best papers published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior in 2016 (AI = 95).

M&O’s ABRI Summer School in Management Studies advances scholarship in collaboration across boundaries and the pursuit of common good


As a part of FEWEB's mission to deliver Science with Purpose, the M&O department organized ABRI's PhD Summer School 2017 on " Approaches for studying collaboration across boundaries and the pursuit of common good", which took place at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, June 19 – 21.

Stefan Heusinkveld interviewed by Algemeen Dagblad


Stefan Heusinkveld has been interviewed by the national daily newspaper Het Algemeen Dagblad about his book the Managementideeënfabriek, in the issue of 24 June. The article has been written by Bart van Eldert.

Keynote @ CityWork Amsterdam Meeting 29 May 2017


On May 29th, Jos Akkermans provided a keynote talk during the CityWork event at the RAI convention center in Amsterdam about sustainable career management of young workers.