In her dissertation ‘Essays on Entrepreneurial Cognition, Institution Building and Industry Emergence’ Katrin Smolka investigates ways in which entrepreneurs deal with uncertainty, how institutions emerge and what stimulates innovation, especially in environments driven by technological change.
Former PhD candidate Dr Caroline Witte has won the 2019 Dissertation Award of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management. The prize was bestowed upon her at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Boston, Massachusetts, in August 2019.
Dr Stefano Tasselli, Associate Professor at Rotterdam School of Management, received the Best Global Paper Award in the Health Care Management (HCM) division at the Academy of Management Conference in Boston in August 2019.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded two of its Veni grants, worth up to € 250,000, to two researchers at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). Dr Thomas Lambert, an assistant professor of finance, and Dr Pieter van den Berg, an assistant professor of transportation and logistics have received the annual grants, which are awarded to highly promising young researchers up to three years after completion of a PhD. The grants provide an opportunity to continue to research for another three years.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the assistant professors Chen Li, Krzysztof Postek and Bastian Ravesteijn of Erasmus School of Economics each with an individual NWO Veni grant.
In her dissertation ‘How Technology Shapes Consumption: Implications for identity and judgement’ Eugina Leung examines how technology affects the way we form our sense of self and update our beliefs.
On Friday, the 21st of June 2019, Prof. Daan Stam, Endowed Professor of Innovation Management in the department of department of Technology and Operations Management presented his inaugural address entitled ‘Leading for innovation’.
Recent research about the importance of knowing what actually makes people feel safe and its relevance for planning and policy decisions was highlighted at a recent conference about the popularisation of science for journalists, university press officers and researchers. Dr Ilona Suojanen, post-doctoral researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Public Safety Management, (CESAM), spoke at the Bessensap2019! conference in Amsterdam. Her presentation, titled Citizens’ positive safety perceptions in public spaces in Rotterdam presents safety as a key element of wellbeing, and is the result of her work for CESAM, which is based at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). Her research will be published as a peer-reviewed paper in September.
Daan Stam, Professor of Leadership for Innovation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will deliver his inaugural address entitled Leading for Innovation on Friday, 21 June 2019. During his lecture, Professor Stam will focus on what he believes to be a critical factor in managing innovation: leadership.
Students who completed their bachelor internship this academic year evaluated Ilaria Orlandi as Best Academic Coach Bachelor Internship 2018-2019 at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). She guided students through their internship trajectory, including feedback on the research topic within the company and the internship report.