In her dissertation ‘Coordination & Control in Contemporary Organizations' Jun Xiao explored how power hierarchies and organizational routines are changing, arguing for a grounded approach to understand their implications on people and work. As a result, in her dissertation she provided three accounts of contemporary work for individuals and organizations seeking to understand why new forms of organizing matter and contributes to bridging the extant divide between the practice and study of organizing.
Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management
ERIM’s full-time doctoral programme – the Erasmus Doctoral Programme in Business and Management – is focused on developing and nurturing international academic talent. It enables promising students to develop into ‘thought leaders’ and become top researchers at the world’s best universities and business schools. Depending on the PhD project, generous funding can be generated for four or five years; further extensions are possible.
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- Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked number 3 in Business Administration and number 4 in Management (ARWU 2020)
- ERIM currently supports a community of around 250 senior researchers and 160 doctoral students
- Five research programmes spanning all areas of management research: Business Processes, Logistics & Information Systems; Organisation; Marketing; Finance & Accounting; Strategy & Entrepreneurship
- Research Initiatives which focus on specific areas of research interest
- Access to EUR’s state-of-the-art behavioural lab, extensive range of databases and excellent computing facilities.
- Strong ERIM presence in top academic journals
- More than 200 international research seminars, workshops and conferences each year
In his dissertation ‘Leader-Subordinate Relations: The Good, the Bad and the Paradoxical’ Benjamin Ashlin Korman highlighted the diverse emotional and behavioral effects that leader-subordinate relations can have on focal subordinates and their coworkers. In doing so, the research presented herein reveals the good, the bad and the at times paradoxical effects that leader-subordinate relations can have on an organization’s overall work environment.