On Friday, the 16th of June 2017, Michaéla Schippers Endowed Professor of Logistics and Operations Management will present her inaugural address entitled ‘IKIGAI: Reflection on Life Goals Optimizes Performance and Happiness’.
In his dissertation ‘Passengers, Crowding and Complexity’ ERIM’s Paul Bouman studies how microscopic data can be used in models that have the potential to improve utilization, while preventing excess crowding.
A paper co-authored by Professor Ale Smidts from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and ERIM Fellow won the 2017 Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp Award for Long-Term Impact. The paper explores if loyalty programmes really enhance behavioural loyalty. The European Marketing Academy (EMAC) and the International Journal of Research in Marketing (IJRM) announced the award at the EMAC Conference in Groningen in May 2017.
On Friday, the 2nd of June 2017, Vareska van de Vrande Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship presented her inaugural address entitled ‘Collaborative Innovation: Creating opportunities in a changing world.
In her dissertation ‘Corporate Environmentalism in China’, ERIM’s Ruxi Wang reveals a comprehensive picture of how different external and internal forces jointly influence the corporate environmental strategies in the emerging economy of China.
Michaéla Schippers, ERIM Member and Endowed Professor of Behaviour and Performance Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will deliver her inaugural address IKIGAI: Reflecting on goals optimizes performance and happiness on 16 June 2017. Professor Schippers will explain how taking control of one’s life will optimize personal performance and happiness.
In her dissertation ‘Flexible Working Practices: How Employees Can Reap the Benefits for Engagement and Performance’, ERIM’s Christina Wessels uncovers that performance and well-being gains can be achieved through flexible working practices.
On May 18, after the other speeches at the Goodbye Drinks of Professor Daan van Knippenberg, Professor Marno Verbeek (ERIM Scientific Director) asked attention to mark the special achievement that Daan van Knippenberg has delivered his 25th PhD. With a short speech Professor Verbeek presented the unique honour award for this occasion: the ERIM Praeceptor Doctorum Celeberrimus Award (in English: 'Highly Distinguished Supervisor'). The award is entirely written in Latin and contains a collage of all 25 dissertations.
In her dissertation ‘Make Minorities Great Again: A contribution to workplace equity by identifying and addressing constraints and privileges’, ERIM’s Jasmien Khattab aims to provide a comprehensive account of how stereotypes and bias cause workplace inequality when it comes to leadership careers.