dr. S.M. (Shahzad) Ansari

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2005

Dr. Shahzad Ansari is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and Visiting Research Associate at the Judge, Business School, University of Cambridge. He received his PhD, in December, 2004, titled; Essays on: “The Making of a Market - Resources, Technologies and Social Construction: Insights from Mobile Communications” as a Gates Cambridge Trust scholar from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His supervisors were Dr Kamal Munir and Professor Nelson Phillips. Shahzad was selected to attend the 42nd Annual International Achievement Summit in Washington, DC, where 200 outstanding students from 44 countries interacted with the world's leaders in public affairs, business, science and the arts. During his PhD he was involved in various Executive Education Programs and also worked as a researcher on a project studying the social dynamics of technological transformations, sponsored by the Cambridge-MIT Institute. Shahzad holds an M Phil, an MBA and a Bachelors degree in Engineering. He also has experience in the industry. He is currently involved in teaching International Business Strategy, Competition in an international context, Strategic Sourcing and International Trade.

  • S.M. Ansari & P.A.M. Vermeulen (2018). The challenges of transforming a public field. The Dynamics of institutional change and persistence in the field of childcare. Under second review in Organization Science. Organization Science.
  • S.M. Ansari & P. Krop (2018). Incumbent Performance in the Face of a Radical Innovation: Towards a Framework for Incumbent Challenger Dynamics. To be revised and resubmitted to Research Policy. Research Policy.
  • S.M. Ansari, K. Munir & V. Rindova (2014). What lies beneath. The creation of value in the resource-based view. Presented at European Science Foundation (ESF) Exploratory Workshop on exploring symbolic value creation in organizations, Bocconi University, Milan September 6-9, 2007. In
  • S.M. Ansari & S.J.M. de Wever (2014). Price and value: 3G auctions from a psychological lens Presented in Academy of Management BPS 2006. In
  • P.A.M. Vermeulen, S.M. Ansari, J. Raab & A. Raaijmakers (2012). Changing institutional templates: Theorization Processes in the Dutch child care sector Presented at EGOS, Sub theme 38., Vienna, July 5-7, 2007. Target journal: TBD.
  • S.M. Ansari & K. Munir (2004). The Development of a Market: Insights from the Case of Mobile Telephony. Paper presented at the 20th EGOS Colloquium: Ljubljana, Slovenia (2004, juli 1 - 2004, juli 3).
  • S.M. Ansari, J.S. Sidhu, H.W. Volberda & I. Oshri (2011). Managing globally disaggregated teams: The role of organizational politics. In F Contractor, V Kumar, S Kundu & T Pedersen (Eds.), Global outsourcing and offshoring: An integrated approach to theory and corporate strategy (pp. 297-324). Cambridge University Press
  • S.M. Ansari & K. Munir (2010). Letting users into our world: How user-generated content is changing organizations. Chapter to appear in Volume in the Research in the Sociology of Organizations Series on Technology and Organization: Essays in honour of Joan Woodward. In Nelson Philips, Graham Sewel & Dorothy Griffith (Eds.), Research in the Sociology of Organizations (Volume 29). Emerald
  • S.M. Ansari & R. Garud (2008). Inter-Generational Transition in Technological Ecosystem: The Case of Mobile Telephony. In L..and.P. Benzoni and Geoffron. (Ed.), A collection of essays on competition and regulation with asymmetries in mobile markets (pp. 127-140). Paris: Quantifica Publishing
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Jacomijn Klitsie
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2018
Research Seminar
As: Speaker
Research Workshop
As: Coordinator


Visiting address

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