The Politics of Institutions and Firms: Implications for Organization and Strategy

Event Information

Valedictory symposium
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Thu. 13 Jun. 2013
Patricia de Wilde-Mes
13:00-15:00 hours
Mandeville Building T03-02



Prof. dr. Pursey Heugens
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Opening, welcome and introduction of the theme of the symposium  

13.10 – 13.30

Prof.dr. Henk W. Volberda
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Title: “Institutions and co-evolution of Strategy”

13.30 – 13.50

Prof. dr. John Child
Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham
Title: “Contextual Distance in Institutions and Politics. Implications for Outward Foreign Direct Investment”

13.50 – 14.10

Prof. dr. Oded Shenkar
Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University
Title: “Bilaterally Embedded: National Animosity and Alliance Behavior”

14.10 – 14.30

Dr. Marleen Dieleman
Centre for Governance, Institutions & Organisations, National University of Singapore
Title: “Unintended Markets: Providing Public Goods in Emerging Economies”

14.30 – 14.50

Prof.dr. Rob van Tulder
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Title: “Making the Transition towards Sustainability – a Stakeholder Perspective”

14.50 – 15.00


Pursey Heugens
Professor of Organization Theory, Development, and Change, Scientific Director ERIM, Dean of Research RSM
  • Coordinator