Dr. B. (Brigitte) Hoogendoorn

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2008

Brigitte Hoogendoorn (1972) graduated in economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in 1996. Subsequently, she started her professional career as a consultant and trainer in the field of change management at the Dutch consultancy firm Pentascope. Brigitte Hoogendoorn is (co-)author of several management books on implementation and change. In September 2008 she joined the Department of Applied Economics at the Erasmus School of Economics. Her research interests are in the field of entrepreneurship, senior entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability. Currently, she is assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the same department, she is program manager of the bachelor program Economics & Business Economics and coordinator of the ESE Bachelor Honours Class. She is a research fellow at Erasmus Social Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC).


  • Academic (11)
    • Dejardin, M., Hoogendoorn, B., Janssen, F., Rietveld, C. A., & van Burg, E. (Accepted/In press). Coupling engagement with analytical rigor: advancing research on religion and entrepreneurship using a mechanism-based approach. Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-023-00837-4

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Uhlaner, LM., van der Zwan, P., & Stephan, U. (2022). Entrepreneurship, Age, and Social Value Creation: A Constraint-based Individual Perspective. Journal of Small Business Management, 1. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472778.2022.2133128

    • Rietveld, C. A., & Hoogendoorn, B. (2021). The mediating role of values in the relationship between religion and entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 58(3), 1309-1335. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-021-00454-z

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Van der Zwan, P., & Thurik, R. (2020). Goal heterogeneity at start-up: are greener start-ups more innovative? Research Policy, 49(10), 0-17. Article 104061. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2020.104061

    • Hoogendoorn, B., van der Zwan, P., & Thurik, R. (2017). Sustainable Entrepreneurship: The Role of Perceived Barriers and Risk. Journal of Business Ethics, 157, 1133-1154. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3646-8

    • Hoogendoorn, B. (2016). The Prevalence and Determinants of Social Entrepreneurship at the Macro Level. Journal of Small Business Management, 54(S1), 278-296. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12301

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Rietveld, N., & Van Stel, A. (2016). Belonging, believing, bonding, and behaving: The relationship between religion and business ownership at the country level. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 26(3), 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-016-0447-7

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Guerra, D., & van der Zwan, P. (2014). What drives environmental practices of SMEs? Small Business Economics, 44(4), 759-781. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-014-9618-9

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Bacq, S., & Hartog, C. (2014). Beyond the Moral Portrayal of Social Entrepreneurs: Journal of Business Ethics, 133(4), 703-718. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-014-2446-7

    • Bacq, S., Hartog, C., & Hoogendoorn, B. (2013). A quantitative comparison of social and commercial entrepreneurship: Toward a more nuanced understanding of social entrepreneurship organizations in context. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 4(1), 40-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/19420676.2012.758653

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Pennings, E., & Thurik, R. (2010). What do we know about social entrepreneurship? An analysis of empirical research. International Review of Entrepreneurship, 8(2), 71-112.

  • Professional (3)
    • Hoogendoorn, B., & Kuhlmann, M. (2008). Implementatiekunst. Scriptum.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Pieterse, J., & Crijns, E. (2007). Kleur geven aan Schitterend Organiseren. Academic Service/Sdu.

    • Hoogendoorn, B. (2006). Schitterend Organiseren. Academic Service/Sdu.

  • Academic (3)
    • Hoogendoorn, B. (2015). Green Entrepreneurs. In A. Van Stel (Ed.), Types and Roles of Entrepreneurship (pp. 53-68). Panteia.

    • Hoogendoorn, B. (2015). Green entrepreneurship. In A. Van Stel (Ed.), Types and Roles of Entrepreneurship Panteia.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Pennings, E., & Thurik, R. (2012). A conceptual overview of What We Know About Social Entrepreneurship. In J. DeFilippis, & S. Saegert (Eds.), The Community Development Reader (pp. 117-124). Routledge. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/38346

  • Internal (1)
    • Hoogendoorn, B. (2011). Social entrepreneurship in the modern economy. Warm glow, cold feet. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

  • Academic (5)
    • Hoogendoorn, B., Kok, JMP., Stephan, U., Uhlaner, LM., & van der Zwan, P. (2014). The age distribution of commercial versus non-commercial entrepreneurs. (EIM Research Report H201412 ed.) Panteia.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., van der Zwan, P., & Thurik, R. (2013). "If it has to be, it is up to me": A multi-level approach to social entrepreneurial efforts. (Research Report H201303 ed.) Panteia/EIM.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., van der Zwan, P., & Thurik, R. (2011). Social entrepreneurship and performance: The role of perceived barriers and risk. ERIM.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., & Hartog, C. (2010). Prevalence and determinants of social entrepreneurship at the macro-level. (Research report H201022 ed.) EIM.

    • Hoogendoorn, B., Pennings, E., & Thurik, R. (2009). What do we know about social entrepreneurship: an analysis of empirical research. (Report ERS-2009-044-ORG ed.) ERIM. Report Vol. ERS-2009-044-ORG

  • Professional (2)
    • Hoogendoorn, B., & Linssen, MMM. (2013). De waarde van sociaal ondernemerschap: Een verkennend onderzoek naar sociaal ondernemerschap in Midden-Nederland. (Research Report A201306 ed.) Panteia/EIM. Research Report Vol. A201306

    • van der Zwan, P., Hessels, J., Hoogendoorn, B., & de Vries, N. (2013). The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor The Netherlands 2012. Panteia/EIM. H201314


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