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H.G. (Harry) Barkema

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Harry Barkema
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Professor of Innovation Management

Programme:
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
ERIM Membership:
Fellow ERIM, affiliated since 2007
ERIM Role(s):
Member ERIM Young Researcher Award Committee (since 2008)
Member ERIM Funding Advisory Board (FAB) (since 2012)
Profile

Harry Barkema holds the DSM Distinguished Chair in Innovation Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Professor Barkema is the director of the Innovation Co-Creation Lab at RSM, an academic venture that draws together academics from the London School of Economics, Stanford, MIT, and executives from multinational companies.

Research conducted at the centre requires close collaboration with companies with the goal of understanding the machinations of innovation, and helping them to foster breakthrough innovation in the areas of new products and business models.

Professor Barkema has authored or co-authored more than 50 articles published in the leading international journals including, among others, the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the International Journal of Industrial Organisation, and Organisation Studies. He has twice been the associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal.

He is a regular presenter at major international forums and conferences and has taught on MBA and PhD programmes at RSM, the London Business School, IESE Business School, INSEAD, Wharton and the Simon Rochester Business School in NY.

He has held visiting research and teaching assignments at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, the Simon Business School in Rochester in New York and, most recently, IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Professor Barkema has a PhD in Business Administration from Groningen University, the Netherlands.

Publications (21)
  • Book contributions (3)
    • Barkema, H.G. (2005). How to avoid ruining your company through international acquisitions: The Ahold case. In Cary.L. Cooper & Sydney Finkelstein (Eds.), Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. Elsevier.
    • Barkema, H.G. & Chvyrkov, O. (2002). What Sort of Top Management Team is Needed at the Helm of Internationally Diversified Firms? In M. Hitt, D. Ireland, M. Camp & D. Sexton (Eds.), Strategic Entrepreneurship. Blackwell Publishing.
    • Pennings, J.M., Barkema, H.G. & Bell, J. (1995). Strategic Expansion Decisions and Cultural Differences. In P. Drenth, P. Koopman & C. Lammers (Eds.), Decision making under Different Economic and Political Conditions. London: Blackwell Publishers.
Events (6)
Apr 18, 2011 ERIM Research Clinic: Developing a new field in management research: Business model innovation at the Base of the Pyramid
  ERIM Research Clinic | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Feb 4, 2009 Workshop on Publishing in Top Management Journals
  ERIM Research Workshop |

Nov 13, 2008 Reflections on Engaged Scholarship
  ERIM Research Seminar | Entrepreneurship & Innovation (- 2009)

Nov 10, 2008 The Third Face of R&D: The Role of Non-R&D Activities in Learning and Innovation
  ERIM Research Seminar | Entrepreneurship & Innovation (- 2009)

Nov 7, 2008 Inside or Outside: The Social Mechanisms of New Venture Formation. Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry
  ERIM Research Seminar | Entrepreneurship & Innovation (- 2009)

Oct 24, 2008 ERIM Alumni Event 2008: Career Issues & Tenure Tracks
  Career Event ERIM Doctoral Programme |

Visiting address
Office: T11-59
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Netherlands
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam
Netherlands
 

Latest publication

Stam, D.A., Vet, A. de, Barkema, H.G. & Dreu, C.K.W. (2014). Why quiet reflection improves development performance. RSM Insight, 17(1), 14-15.

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