Dr F.H. (Frank) Wijen

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2004

Frank Wijen is an Associate Professor at the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. He holds a PhD in management from Tilburg University, where he also worked as a Senior Researcher. His research interests include institutional processes, globalization, power and influence, organizational learning, and corporate and national environmental management. Frank published in journals such as Academy of Management Review (2014, 2015), California Management Review (2011, 2018), Organization Science (2013), Organization Studies (2006, 2007), Strategic Management Journal (2018), and Strategic Organization (2011), and was the leading editor of A handbook of globalisation and environmental policy, second edition (2012, published by Edward Elgar).

Publications

  • Academic (13)
    • Wijen, F., & Chiroleu-Assouline, M. (2019). Controversy over voluntary environmental standards: A socioeconomic analysis of the Marine Stewardship Council. Organization and Environment, 32(2), 98-124. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086026619831449

    • Lyon, T., Delmas, M., Maxwell, J., Bansal, P., Chiroleu-Assouline, M., Crifo, P., Durand, R., Gond, JP., King, A., Lenox, M., Toffel, M., Vogel, D. J., & Wijen, F. (2018). CSR needs CPR: Corporate sustainability and politics. California Management Review, 60(4), 5-24. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008125618778854

    • Wang, R., Wijen, F., & Heugens, P. (2017). Government's green grip: Multifaceted state influence on corporate environmental actions in China. Strategic Management Journal, 39(2), 403-428. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2714

    • Wijen, F. (2015). Coupling, not decoupling, should be institutional theory's mantra: A rejoinder to Haack and Schoeneborn. Academy of Management Review, 40(2), 310-313. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2014.0464

    • Wijen, F. (2014). Means versus ends in opaque institutional fields: Trading off compliance and achievement in sustainability standard adoption. Academy of Management Review, 39(3), 302-323. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2012.0218

    • Ansari, S., Wijen, F., & Gray, B. (2013). Constructing a climate change logic: An institutional perspective on the "Tragedy of the commons". Organization Science, 24(4), 1014-1040. https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.1120.0799

    • Wijen, F., & Tulder, R. (2011). Integrating environmental and international strategies in a world of regulatory turbulence. California Management Review, 53(4), 23-46. https://doi.org/10.1525/cmr.2011.53.4.23

    • Wijen, F., Noorderhaven, N., & Vanhaverbeke, W. (2011). Structural Antecedents of Corporate Network Evolution. International Journal of Business Environment, 4(3), 207-233. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/26290

    • Ansari, S., Gray, B., & Wijen, F. (2011). Fiddling while the ice melts? How organizational scholars can take a more active role in the climate change debate. Strategic Organization, 9(1), 70-76. https://doi.org/10.1177/1476127010395525

    • Wijen, F., & Ansari, S. (2007). Overcoming Inaction through Collective Institutional Entrepreneurship: Insights from Regime Theory. Organization Studies, 28(4), 1079-1100. https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840607078115

    • Roome, NJ., & Wijen, F. (2006). Stakeholder power and organizational learning in corporate environmental managment. Organization Studies, 27(2), 235-263. https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840605057669

    • Wijen, F., & Duysters, GM. (2005). Negotiating innovation: Product renewal as the outcome of a complex bargaining process. R and D Management, 35(1), 73-87.

    • Wijen, F. (2003). Invloed en leren bij het milieumanagement van ondernemingen. MAB, 77(12), 586-593.

  • Professional (2)
  • Academic (1)
    • Wijen, F., Zoeteman, K., & Pieters, J. (2005). A Handbook of globalisation and environmental policy: National government interventions in a global arena (hardback). Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Academic (2)
    • Wijen, F., Zoeteman, K., Pieters, J., & van Seters, P. (2012). A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy, Second Edition: National Government Interventions in a Global Arena. Edward Elgar Publishing.

    • Wijen, F., Zoeteman, K., & Pieters, J. (2006). A handbook of globalisation and environmental policy: National government interventions in a global arena (paperback). Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Academic (1)
    • Wijen, F. (2010). Book review: Thomas Lawrence, Roy Suddaby and Bernard Leca (eds): Institutional work: Actors and agency in institutional studies of organizations. Organization Studies, 31, 1744-1747. https://doi.org/10.1177/01708406100310120703

  • Academic (5)
    • Wijen, F., Zoeteman, K., Pieters, J., & van Seters, P. (2012). Globalisation and National Environmental Policy: Update and Overview. In F. Wijen, K. Zoeteman, J. Pieters, & P. van Seters (Eds.), A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy, Second Edition: National Government Interventions in a Global Arena (pp. 3-33). Edward Elgar Publishing. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/31149

    • Wijen, F. (2008). The environmental (un)sustainability of the Base-of-the-Pyramid (BOP) philosophy: A governance perspective. In P. Kandachar, & M. Halme (Eds.), Sustainability challenges and solutions at the base of the pyramid Greenleaf.

    • Wijen, F. (2007). Institutionalization as a Prerequisite for Sustainable Corporate Development. In Sanjay Sharma, & Mark Starik (Eds.), Organizations and the Sustainability Mosaic (pp. 106-132). Edward Elgar Publishing.

    • Zoeteman, K., Wijen, F., & Pieters, J. (2005). Globalisation and national environmental policy: An overview. In F. Wijen, K. Zoeteman, & J. Pieters (Eds.), A handbook of globalisation and environmental policy: National government interventions in a global arena (pp. 1-29). Edward Elgar Publishing.

    • Wijen, F., & Zoeteman, K. (2005). Architecture of the Kyoto Protocol and prospects for public climate policy. In F. Wijen et al. (Ed.), A handbook of globalisation and environmental polity: National government interventions in a global arena (pp. 595-623). Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Academic (4)
    • Liu, W., Heugens, P., & Wijen, F. (2020). State political ideology as a corporate control mechanism: Evidence from China. In Academy of Management Conference proceedings

    • Wang, R., & Wijen, F. (2015). Responding to complexity within a state logic: Environmental responsibility reporting in China. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings

    • Wijen, F., & Slangen, A. (2012). The dark side of globalization for mature European multinationals: An extended network perspective. In R. Van Tulder, A. Verbeke, & L. Voinea (Eds.), Progress in International Business Research (Vol. 7, pp. 443-467). Emerald.

    • Ansari, S., Wijen, F., & Gray, B. (2009). Averting the "tragedy of the commons": An institutional perspective on the construction and governance of transnational commons. In G. Solomon (Ed.), Academy of Management 2009 Conference Best Paper Proceedings

  • Academic (2)
    • Roome, NJ., Kolk, AJH., van der Woerd, F., & Wijen, F. (2002). Dynamic Aspects of Corporate Greening in Dutch Business. Paper presented at Greening of Industry Network Conference, Goteborg.

    • Roome, NJ., Wijen, F., & de Groene, J. (2001). Organizational routines, environmental learning and stakeholder interaction. Paper presented at Greening of Industry Network Conference, Thailand.

  • Popular (2)
    • Wijen, F. (Author). (2015). Trade-offs in the adoption of sustainability standards. Web publication/site, The Huffington Post.

    • Wijen, F. (Author). (2015). Banning child labour imposes naive western ideals on complex problems (Op. Ed.). Web publication/site, .

  • Strategic Organization (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Organization Studies (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Pierre-Olivier Legault Tremblay
  • Time frame: 2009 - 2015
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Ruxi Wang
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2017
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Wenjie Liu
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Yannick Tristan Wiessner
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Hendra Wijaya
  • Time frame: 2012 - 2019

Past
  • Engaged Research (2020/2021)
2017
June
14
2014
September
24
2013
March
12
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2012
May
15
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2011
May
17
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2011
May
17
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2006
November
29
ERIM Grant Workshop
As: Speaker

Address

Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T07-38
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands