dr. R.F.J. (Richard) Haans

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2017


  • Academic (10)
    • Haans, R. F. J., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2024). Does foreign language liberate or limit creativity? Three experiments on foreign language anxiety and use, and divergent and convergent thinking. International Business Review, 33(4), Article 102305. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2024.102305

    • Durand, R., & Haans, R. F. J. (2022). Optimally Distinct? Understanding the motivation and ability of organizations to pursue optimal distinctiveness (or not). Organization Theory, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.1177/26317877221079341

    • Haans, RFJ., & van den Oever, K. (2021). Foreign entrepreneurs engage in less misconduct than native entrepreneurs: Evidence from U.K. director disqualifications. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 16, Article e00281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2021.e00281

    • Kaufmann, W., & Haans, R. (Accepted/In press). Understanding the Meaning of Concepts Across Domains Through Collocation Analysis: An Application to the Study of Red Tape. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 31(1), 218-233. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muaa020

    • Hannigan, T., Haans, R., Vakili, K., Tchalian, H., Glaser, VL., Wang, M., Kaplan, S., & Jennings, PD. (2019). Topic modeling in management research: Rendering new theory from textual data. The Academy of Management Annals, 13(2). https://doi.org/10.5465/annals.2017.0099

    • Haans, R. F. J., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2019). Regional stickiness of novel ideas in the scholarly international business community. Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 26(2), 145-165. https://doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-07-2018-0102

    • Haans, R. (2019). What's the value of being different when everyone is? The effects of distinctiveness on performance in homogeneous versus heterogeneous categories. Strategic Management Journal, 40(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2978

    • Haans, R., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2016). Expected job creation across the cultural industries: A sectoral division and its implications for cultural policy. International Journal of Cultural Policy (print), 24(1), 45-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/10286632.2015.1128420

    • Haans, R., de Leeuw, T., & van den Born, JA. (2016). Diversity‚Äôs contingent effects on innovation and opportunity recognition: The role of self-efficacy. Academy of Management Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.172

    • Haans, R., Pieters, C., & He, Z.-L. (2016). Thinking about U: Theorizing and testing U- and inverted U-shaped relationships in strategy research. Strategic Management Journal, 37(7), 1177-1195. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2399

  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Carolin (Chen-Zhi) Su
  • Time frame: 2022 -


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