B.A.S. (Bas) Koene

RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Organisation
Affiliated since 2001

Dr Bas Koene is director of the RSM Case Development Centre and is engaged in research and teaching in the field of HR and Organization Development.

He studies human agency and leadership in processes of institutional change and Organizational Development. He is specifically interested in the organization of work and the management of employment. Recent projects focus on the management & organization of non-standard employment, the relation between job quality and innovation (QuInnE project), participation and community (I-WIRE project) and on the role of HR in new ways of organizing work.

As director of the RSM Case Development Centre he has been building support for case development and case method innovation at RSM for over 5 years, strengthening the relevance of case studies as tools for research valorization and learning.

He is member of the American Academy of Management (AoM), the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics (SASE). Before joining RSM he worked as a management consultant and at the Business School of the University of Maastricht. He has published in journals such as Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Personnel Review and Human Relations.

  • B.A.S. Koene, C. Garsten & N. Galais (Ed.). (2014). Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work. New York: Routledge
  • B.A.S. Koene, C. Garsten & N. Galais (2014). Ch 1 Management and organization of temporary work. In C. Garsten, N. Galais & B.A.S. Koene (Eds.), Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work (pp. 1-20). New York: Routledge
  • B.A.S. Koene (2004). Trust and rationality in organisation: Strengthening the role of the scared feminine in organization, why this might be more difficult than we think, and how we might move forward .... In D.N. den Hartog & J. Paauwe (Eds.), The Spice of Science: A Collection of Papers in Honour of Roger Williams (pp. 37-51). Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • B.A.S. Koene, F. Pot & J. Paauwe (2003). Contingent employment in the Netherlands. In O. Bergström & D. Storrie (Eds.), Contingent employment in Europe and the United States (pp. 195-223). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

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Office: Mandeville Building T10-46
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam

Latest publication

B.A.S. Koene (2017). Rethinking managerial roles in change initiatives. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 30 (2), 11-13.